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For full specifications see the ASUS N56JR specifications page.

ProcessorIntel Core i7 4700HQ Processor
Intel Core i5 4200H Processor
Screen15.6“ 16:9 HD with EWV (1366 x 768) /FHD EWV
LED Backlight Asus Splendid Video Intelligent Technology,
Zero Bright Dot , anti-glare
RAMup to 16 GB
500GB HDD 7200 RPM
750GB HDD 5400 RPM
750GB HDD 7200 RPM
1TB HDD 5400 RPM
750GB 5400 RPM With 8 G SSD SSH
Optical DriveBlu-Ray DVD Combo
Super-Multi DVD
Blue-ray Writer
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M 2GB GDDR5
Network10/100/1000 Gigabits Base T
Integrated 802.11 b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

ProcessorNot Tested
ScreenNot Tested
HDDNot Tested
Graphics ChipNot Tested
VGA OutNot Tested
DVI OutNot Tested
HDMI OutNot Tested
Display PortNot Tested
Optical DriveNot Tested
SoundNot Tested
MicrophoneNot Tested
Headphone PortNot Tested
Microphone-In PortNot Tested
Line-In PortNot Tested
SPDIFInNot Tested
EthernetNot Tested
WirelessNot Tested
BluetoothNot Tested
WWANNot Tested
UWBNot Tested
ModemNot Tested
USBNot Tested
FirewireNot Tested
PCMCIANot Tested
Express CardNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested
ESATA PortNot Tested
Serial PortNot Tested
Parallel PortNot Tested
IRNot Tested
TV OutNot Tested
TV TunerNot Tested
KeyboardNot Tested
TouchPadNot Tested
TrackportNot Tested
Docking StationNot Tested
Fingerprint ReaderNot Tested
SmartCard InterfaceNot Tested
GPSNot Tested
Suspend/ResumeNot Tested


You can enter any specific notes with running Linux on the ASUS N56JR here.


You can enter a summary of how well the ASUS N56JR works with Linux here.


alireza azimzadeh - alimp5, 2016/02/12 07:40

I'm working with Kali Linux 2 and 2016.1 very well with this model.

I checked below parameters on my own laptop(ASUS N56j):

Processor Tested, and works very well

Screen Tested, and works very well

HDD Tested, and works very well

Graphics Tested, and works very well(NVidia-GFORCE)

VGA Out Not Tested

DVI Out Not Tested

HDMI Out Not Tested

Display Port Tested, and works very well

Optical Drive Not Tested

Sound Tested, and works very very well

Microphone Tested, and works very well

Headphone Port Not Tested

Microphone-In Port Not Tested

Line-In Port Not Tested

SPDIFIn Not Tested

Ethernet Tested, and works very very well

Wireless Tested, and works very very well. it is compatible with Aircrack-ng for hacking ;X

Bluetooth Not Tested

WWAN Not Tested

UWB Not Tested

Modem Not Tested

USB Tested, and works very well

Firewire Tested, and works very well

PCMCIA Not Tested

Express Card Not Tested

Card Reader Not Tested

Webcam Tested, and works well

ESATA Port Not Tested

Serial Port Not Tested

Parallel Port Not Tested

IR Not Tested

TV Out Not Tested

TV Tuner Not Tested

Keyboard Tested, and works very well

TouchPad Tested, and works well

Trackport Not Tested

Docking Station Not Tested

Fingerprint Reader Not Tested

SmartCard Interface Not Tested

GPS Not Tested

Suspend/Resume Tested, and works well

this series of asus's products works very well with Linux distributions.

for working with UBUNTU distro, I suggest you that download the TLS versions. TLS version are very compatible than ordinary versions.

have a nice day ;x

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