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Asus M51Kr

Introduction

This is a guide to running Linux with the Asus M51Kr laptop.

This guide is intended to provide you details on how well this laptop works with Linux and which modules you need to configure. For details on how to actually install and configure the required modules have a look at our guides section for distribution specific instructions.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Asus M51Kr. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Asus M51Kr page on LapWik.

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Specifications

NameAsus M51Kr
ProcessorAMD Turion 64 X2
Screen15.4” WXGA or WXGA+ or WSXGA+ Widescreen
RAM1GB to 4GB
HDD120GB to 320GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW or Blu-ray
GraphicsATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470
NetworkEthernet, 802.11bg, Bluetooth

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYes
HDDYes
Optical DriveYes
GraphicsYes
SoundYes
EthernetYes
WirelessYesath5k is ok - madwifi sometimes locks up
BluetoothYes
56K ModemNot Tested
USBYes
FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderYes
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested
CameraYesSometimes locks up

Notes

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Summary

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Discussion

SuddenD, 2009/05/02 09:51

Works well, but didn t find the bluetooth.. its a little blemish.

lg

Krzysztof Pyrkosz, 2008/11/23 07:16

Mandriva 2009 Free x86-64

Works quite good with fglrx ATI driver. On new Mandriva kernel some problems with ACPI keys. Webcam sometimes locks.

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