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Asus k42Jr A1


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Asus 14“ Laptop.

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NameAsus K42Jr A1
ProcessorIntel i5
Optical DriveDVD RW
GraphicsATI Radeon HD 5470
NetworkEthernet, Wireless, (No Bluetooth)

Linux Compatibility

ScreenYesVideo card not recognized by Karma but works with Lynx beta in the proper resolution. The hardware driver manager does not recognize the card and compiz does not work.
Optical DriveSeems to work
SoundYesLynx recognizes the built in mic. The headphone jack does not seem to work properly.
EthernetNot Tested
BluetoothN/ALaptop has no bluetooth
56K ModemN/A
Card ReaderYes
ExpressCard SlotN/A
TrackPadPartialMultitouch works OK but the OS does not recognize the trackpad and it's very sensitive. It's not a synaptic and no drivers are available AFAIK
CameraPartialSkype turnscard is not recognised properly and compiz on the light for the camera and cameramonitor says it's on bcard is not recognised properly and compizut no image shows up on the senders screen. The receiver does get the video so it seems to be working properly.


You need to be running Lynx with this laptop. Karma could not recognize the video card. Multi touch worked out of the box but the pad is very sensitive to stray touches. The machine does not have bluetooth.


There is no catalyst control center or linux drivers for the ATI mobility radeon HD 5470. Lucid comes with 10.4 beta but support is poor. Dual head does not work with the beta, hopefully the final will work.

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XtraSimplicity, 2010/12/15 01:36

There's a solution for the ATI mobility Radeon HD 5470 drivers, which can be found in here:

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