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Asus U38DT

Introduction

This is a template for a future compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus U38DT laptop. If you have the Asus U38DT 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 U38DT. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Asus U38DT page on LapWik.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Asus U38DT specifications page.

NameAsus U38DT
ProcessorAMD Trinity APU A8-4555M 1.6 GHz ~ 2.4 GHz Processor
Screen13.3” 1366×768 Widescreen
RAMUp to 4GB
HDDUp to 500GB
Optical DriveNone
GraphicsAMD Radeon HD 8550M
NetworkNo Ethernet
802.11 a/b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYes
HDDYes
Graphics Chip!!!No!!!
VGA OutNot Tested
HDMI OutNot Tested
SoundYes
Bulti-in MicrophoneYes
Headphone JackYes
Microphone JackYes
WirelessYes
BluetoothNo(((
USBYes
Card ReaderYes
WebcamYes
Touch PadYes
Suspend/ResumeYes

Notes

1) !!!Dont use this notebook with Linux!!! Video drivers dont work. If you try to install amd drivers- you see black screen. If u use free video driver- the notebook temperature becomes extremele high(((


Discussion

Erik Gisburne, 2013/10/29 18:34

Kubuntu 13.10 (prevoice 13.04) driver fgrlx 13.08 (13.200) work fine.

Bluetooth:
sudo modprobe btusb
sudo sh -c 'echo 13d3 3392 > /sys/bus/usb/drivers/btusb/new_id'
work fine to.

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