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Asus K42JV


This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus K42JV laptop.

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For full specifications see the Asus K42JV specifications page.

NameAsus K42JV
ProcessorIntel® Core™ i5 430M/520M/540M 2.53 GHz ~ 2.26 GHz Processor
Intel® Core™ i3 330M/350M Processor
Screen14“ (1366×768) Widescreen
RAMUp to 8GB
HDDup to 640GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsNVIDIA® GeForce® GT 335M
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
802.11 b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

ProcessorNot Tested works
ScreenNot Tested works
HDDNot Tested works
Optical DriveNot Tested works
GraphicsNot Tested only intel graphics, nvidia does not work
SoundNot Tested works
EthernetNot Tested works
WirelessNot Tested works
USBNot Tested works
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested works


This laptop runs Ubuntu 11.10 very well. The laptop will not sleep and hibernation takes forever (if it works at all). The intel graphics works but the nvidia graphics does not.


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Kata Cinta, 2014/11/12 00:19

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asus_k42jv.txt · Last modified: 2012/05/07 09:01 by billg
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