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This is a guide to running Linux with the Asus M5N laptop. Like the Asus M5A this is also a light laptop which runs Linux very well.
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.
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|Processor||Intel Pentium-M 725 1.6Ghz|
|Network||10/100 Ethernet, Intel 2100 802.11b Wireless|
|Other||3 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire|
|Graphics||Yes||Use the i810 module|
|Sound||Yes||Use the snd-intel8x0 module|
|Wireless||Yes||Use the ipw2100 module|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
There were no problems with the installation of Linux on the Asus M5N.
Like the M5A, the Asus M5N is a small and light laptop who's Linux support is excellent. Installation went through a breeze.