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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus M51Vr 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 M51Vr. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Asus M51Vr page on LapWik.
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For full specifications see the Asus M51Vr specifications page.
|Processor||Intel Core 2 Duo|
|Screen||15.4” WXGA or WXGA+ or WSXGA+ Widescreen|
|RAM||1GB to 4GB|
|HDD||160GB to 320GB|
|Optical Drive||DVD+-RW or Blu-ray|
|Graphics||ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470|
|Network||Ethernet, Intel 5100 802.11abgn, Bluetooth|
|Sound||yes||had to upgrade to Alsa 1.0.19 used Alsa-Upgrade script see notes|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
|Camera||yes||Requires uvcvideo installed|
Details of using the Alsa-Upgrade Script can be found here http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=6589810#post6589810
Mic not working also ambient light sensor not working well
You can enter a summary of how well the Asus M51Vr works with Linux here.
Card Reader work fine. Tested with 4Gb SD card