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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus TAICHI 21 laptop. If you have the Asus TAICHI 21 and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.
This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Asus TAICHI 21. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Asus TAICHI 21 page on LapWik.
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For full specifications see the Asus TAICHI 21 specifications page.
|Name||Asus TAICHI 21|
|Processor||Intel Core i7 3517U Processor
Intel Core i5 3317U Processor
|Screen||2 x 11.6“ 1920×1080 Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 4GB|
|HDD||Up to 256GB|
|Graphics||Intel HD Graphics 4000|
|Touch Screen||Not Working|
|Outer Screen||Display works if you boot with laptop closed, but no input devices work.|
|VGA Out||Works with (K)Ubuntu 13.10 but not 12.04|
|HDMI Out||Works with (K)Ubuntu 13.10|
|Headphone Jack||Not Tested|
|Microphone Jack||Not Tested|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth controls appear. Add device failed.|
|Webcam||Works||Both via uvcvideo driver|
|Docking Station||Not Tested|
|Touch Pad||Works||Multitouch suported|
The Asus TAICHI 21 does not yet work properly with Linux, quite a few issues exist.