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Asus K93SM

Introduction

This is a compatibility compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus K93SM laptop. If you have the Asus K93SM 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.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Asus K93SM. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Asus K93SM page on LapWik.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Asus K93SM specifications page.

NameAsus K93SM
ProcessorIntel Core i7 2670QM Processor
Intel Core i5 2450M Processor
Intel Core i3 2350M Processor
Screen18.4“ 1920×1080 Widescreen
RAMUp to 16GB
HDDUp to 1TB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
Blu-ray
Blu-ray-RW
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
802.11 b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
Processori5 Works
ScreenWorks
HDDWorks
Optical DriveWorks
Graphics ChipDriver Needed For Full 1920×1080
HDMI OutNot Tested
SoundWorks
Bulti-in MicrophoneNot Tested
Headphone JackNot Tested
Microphone JackNot Tested
EthernetWorks
WirelessWorks
BluetoothNot Tested
ModemNot Tested
USBWorks
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested
Touch PadWorks, but scrolling dont works
Suspend/ResumeWorks

Notes

Tested with Centos 6.2 Latest

Summary

Linux works good, only GFX driver needed to install (to get full resolution and the touchpad you cant scroll, i didnt found yet a solution. synapis driver are installed, but dont regonice the touchpad.


Discussion

Ali, 2012/07/29 07:55

I would love to review this machine but i received it dead. It's been 2 weeks in the official ASUS service and it doesn't seam like they'll be fixing it any time soon.

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