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This is a guide to running Linux with the Asus S5N laptop. This is a small, light and cheap laptop which has excellent Linux support.
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 1.4GHz|
|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|
Installation was easy, the Asus S5N had no issues with its hardware under Linux.
The Asus S5N work very well with Linux. Hardware detection was fine with little effort required to configure Linux properly.