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Asus X401U


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For full specifications see the Asus X401U specifications page.

NameAsus X401U
ProcessorAMD Brazos APU Processor
Screen14.0“ 16:9 HD (1366×768) LED Backlight
RAMUp to 4GB
HDD500GB 5400rpm
320GB 5400rpm
Optical DriveNo
Integrated 802.11 b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

ProcessorNot Tested
ScreenNot Tested
HDDNot Tested
Graphics ChipNot Tested
VGA OutNot Tested
HDMI OutNot Tested
Display PortNot Tested
SoundNot Tested
MicrophoneNot Tested
Headphone PortNot Tested
Microphone-In PortNot Tested
Line-In PortNot Tested
EthernetNot Tested
WirelessNot Tested
BluetoothNot Tested
USBNot Tested
FirewireNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested
KeyboardNot Tested
TouchPadNot Tested
Suspend/ResumeNot Tested


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Hubert, 2014/02/09 04:51

Since this laptop has no CD/DVD drive, I am using a SATA→USB converted with a SATA CD/DVD ROM - and the debian installer is unable to 'detect and mount CD-ROM' - so it's not a smooth installation

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