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ASUS N55SF

Author(s)

K0nstantin ( http://forum.ixbt.com/users.cgi?id=info:K0nstantin )
Alexander Timohin ( http://linuxnow.ru ) (Subsanek@gmail.com)

Introduction

To install GNU/Linux on this laptop you have to make this steps:
1. Plug in External Mouse
2. Add in loader (GRUB, etc) at kernel mode line options acpi=off and nomodeset when you start from insall or live CD (the touchpad is temporarily disabled)
3. Perform the installation. After reboot again adding options acpi=off and nomodeset in GRUB menu
4. Install bumblebee using this guide: http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=11482967&postcount=8
5. If in “additional drivers” (*buntu) not appeared nvidia driver that remove them (nvidia-current) using package manager and install again bumblebee, after install nvidia-current again.
6. Reboot and start Linux in normal mode.

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Specifications

Name ASUS N55SF
Processor Intel® Core™ i7 2670QM/2630QM Processor
Intel® Core™ i5 2430M/2410M Processor
Intel® Core™ i3 2350M/2330M/2310M Processor
Screen 15.6“ 16:9 HD (1366×768)/HD+ (1600×900)/Full HD (1920×1080) LED Backlight
RAM DDR3 1333 MHz SDRAM, 2 x SO-DIMM socket for expansion up to 8 G SDRAM
HDD 2.5” SATA
750GB 5400rpm/7200rpm
640GB 5400rpm
500GB 5400rpm/7200rpm
500GB 7200rpm With 4 G SSD
320GB 5400rpm
Optical Drive Super-Multi DVD
Blue-ray Writer
Blue-ray reader
Graphics NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 555M 2GB DDR3 VRAM
Network 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth™ V3.0+HS (Optional)
10/100/1000 Base T

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
Screen Yes
Optical Drive Not Tested
Graphics Yes See Introduction
Sound YES subwoofer work out of the box in Ubuntu 12.04
If dont't working add line options snd_hda_intel model=asus-mode4 in /etc/modprobe.d/alsa.conf
Ethernet Not Tested
Wireless Not Tested
Bluetooth Not Tested
USB Not Tested
Card Reader Not Tested
Camera Not Tested

Notes

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asus_n55sf.txt · Last modified: 2012/06/09 07:05 by billg
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