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Asus K50IE

Introduction

This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus K50IE laptop.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Asus K50IE. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Asus K50IE page on LapWik.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Asus K50IE specifications page.

NameAsus K50IE
ProcessorIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor P8800/P8700/P7450/T6670/T6570/T5900 : 2.66 GHz - 2.2 GHz,
Intel® Pentium® Dual Core Processor T4400 : 2.2 GHz
Intel® Celeron® Processor T3100 : 1.9 GHz
Screen15.6“ (1366×768) Widescreen
RAMUp to 8GB
HDD250GB to 500GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsNVIDIA® GeForce® 310M
Network10/100 Ethernet
802.11b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYes
HDDYes
Optical DriveYes
GraphicsYesRequires latest nVidia Beta driver v195.30
SoundYes
EthernetNot Tested
WirelessYesSometimes drops connection
BluetoothNot Tested
ModemNot Tested
USBYes
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamYes

Notes

You can enter any specific notes with running Linux on the Asus K50IE here.

Summary

After installing the latest beta nVidia graphics driver, the laptop runs Linux (Kubuntu 9.10) very nicely. Very responsive, good video playback. Touchpad works perfectly.


Discussion

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