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This is a guide to running Linux with the Asus V6V laptop. This is a middle of the range laptop but has very good 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 1.73Ghz|
|Graphics||ATI Mobility Radeon x600|
|Network||10/100/1000 Ethernet, Intel 2200 802.11g Wireless|
|Other||4 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire|
|Sound||Yes||Use the snd-hda-intel module|
|Wireless||Yes||Use the ipw2200 module|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
For the graphics chip you can use either the open source radeon module or ATI's proprietary fglrx module. For installation instructions, you can view our Configuring an ATI graphics chip guide. For 3D support, you will need the proprietary module.
Linux has no problems at all running on the Asus V6V. The hardware on the V6V is well supported with no installation issues at all.