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Asus U24E

Specifications

For full specifications see the Asus U24E specifications page.

NameAsus U24E
ProcessorIntel Core i7 2640M Processor
Intel Core i7 2620M Processor
Intel Core i5 2430M Processor
Intel Core i3 2330M Processor
Intel Pentium Dual-Core B950 Processor
Intel Celeron Dual-Core B800 Processor
Screen11.6“ 1366×768 Widescreen
RAMUp to 816GB (tested on i7 2640M CPU)
HDDUp to 750GB
Optical DriveNone
GraphicsIntel HD Graphics 3000
Intel HD Graphics (Pentium and Celeron systems)
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
802.11 b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorksIt's better to use phc_intel module to regulate voltage and frequency of the CPU
ScreenWorks
HDDWorks
Graphics ChipWorksmodule - i915; libva works perfectly; any hd video (including Hi10p) is fast and smooth
VGA OutWorks
HDMI OutWorks
SoundWorksmodule - snd_hda_intel
Bulti-in MicrophoneWorks
Headphone JackWorks
Microphone JackWorks
EthernetWorksmodule - r8169
WirelessWorksmodule - ath9k
BluetoothWorksath3k w/ firmware
USBWorks
Card ReaderWorks
WebcamWorks
Touch PadWorks
Suspend/ResumeWorks

Notes

Tested on Gentoo GNU/Linux, kernel version 3.7.

The only thing i did to somehow get my life easier - enabled touchpad on/off button manually. Maybe i did something wrong, but it wasnt work for me no matter how hard I pressed on it :3 So I wrote a little script to toggle touchpad on or off:

#!/bin/bash
touchpad_id=`xinput list --id-only "PS/2 Logitech Wheel Mouse"`
touchpad_status=`xinput list-props ${touchpad_id} |awk '/Device Enabled/{ print $4 }'`
if [ ${touchpad_status} = '1' ]
then
    xinput disable ${touchpad_id}
else
    xinput enable ${touchpad_id}
fi

and then added it to the config of the ~/.xbindkeysrc:

"~/opt/touchpad-toggle.sh"
    XF86TouchpadToggle

Off course the one need to install the appropriate packages (xbindkeys etc.) to do it like that. Don't forget to add xbindkeys to autostart.

Here is my kernel config: Asus U24E Kernel Configuration (sample, v3.8.0-rc1) (older kernel versions since 3.6.10 had the major power regression btw).

Summary

Works perfect out-of-the-box; suspend and hibernate, cpu freq scaling - no issues. Brightness regulators works just fine too.


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