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This is a template for a future compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus VivoBook S550CM laptop. If you have the Asus VivoBook S550CM 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.
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For full specifications see the Asus VivoBook S550CM specifications page.
|Name||Asus VivoBook S550CM|
|Processor||Intel Core i7 3537U /3517U Processor
Intel Core i5 3317U Processor
Intel Core i3 3217U /2365U Processor
|Screen||15.6” 1366×768 Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 8GB|
|HDD||Up to 1TB|
|Graphics||NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M|
|Processor||Not Tested||No Foreseeable Issues|
|HDD||Not Tested||No Foreseeable Issues|
|Optical Drive||Not Tested|
|Graphics Chip||Not Tested||No Foreseeable Issues|
|VGA Out||Not Tested|
|HDMI Out||Not Tested|
|Bulti-in Microphone||Not Tested|
|Headphone Jack||Not Tested||No Foreseeable Issues|
|Microphone Jack||Not Tested||No Foreseeable Issues|
|Ethernet||Not Tested||No Foreseeable Issues|
|USB||Not Tested||No Foreseeable Issues|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
|Touch Pad||Not Tested|
Most of these components are known to be compatible for use with various mainstream 'nix variants, however the >touchscreen remains a big question as to how painful it is to get running. I have ordered an s550cm-cj098 and will >install Archlinux and Xubuntu to test hardware, and especially touchscreen compatibility as soon as it gets here.
I will add the experience and the problematic steps I have run into back here as soon as I'm done.
You can enter a summary of how well the Asus VivoBook S550CM works with Linux here.