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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus N61Jv laptop.
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For full specifications see the Asus N61Jv specifications page.
|Processor||Intel® Core™ i5 Processor 540M/520M/430M : 2.53 GHz - 2.26 GHz, with Turbo Boost up to 3.06/2.93/2.53 GHz;
Intel® Core™ i3 Processor 350M/330M : 2.26 GHz - 2.13 GHz,
|Screen||16“ (1366×768) Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 8GB|
|HDD||250GB to 640GB|
|Graphics||NVIDIA® GeForce® GT325M|
802.11a/b/g/n or 802.11b/g
|Graphics Discrete||Does not work|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
|Fingerprint Reader||Not Tested|
I have this machine configured with i3 Core processor, 3GB of RAM and 320GB hard drive. Save the nVidia Optimus gfx card, everything else works perfectly, Ubuntu Lucid found and configured Intel IGP which is more than sufficient for everyday tasks. Oh yes, this is one of Asus laptops that comes with a UVC webcam mounted upside down, so in order to use it with Skype or other messengers you'll need libv4lcontrol and something like this:
Except the aforementioned nVidia Optimus card, it works great! Fast, reliable, silent, compatible.