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This is a template for a future compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus K45A laptop. If you have the Asus K45A and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.
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For full specifications see the Asus K45A specifications page.
|Processor||Intel Core i7 3610QM Processor
Intel Core i5 3210M Processor
Intel Core i3 3110M Processor
|Screen||14.0“ HD/GL/LED (1366×768) LED Backlight|
|RAM||Up to 8 GB SDRAM|
|Optical Drive||Blu-Ray DVD Combo (Optional)
|Graphics||Intel HD Graphics 4000|
|Network||10/100/1000 Base T
Integrated 802.11 b/g/n
|Graphics Chip||Not Tested|
|VGA Out||Not Tested|
|HDMI Out||Not Tested|
|Optical Drive||Not Tested|
|Headphone Port||Not Tested|
|Microphone-In Port||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
You can enter any specific notes with running Linux on the Asus K45A here.
Kubuntu 12.04.2 works really well once its runnig, BUT thing is: grub will not install itself in this notebook. It just don't work. Up to now I'm not abble to boot my notebook in the proper way. In order to boot the kubuntu that I have installed I have to use a live cd (garted). Also, windows won't boot anymore. A lot of google searching and I found no help either. (firstname.lastname@example.org)