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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus X51L laptop.
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 Core 2 Duo or Intel Celeron-M|
|Screen||15.4” WXGA Widescreen|
|RAM||1GB to 3GB|
|HDD||80GB to 250GB|
|Optical Drive||CD-RW/DVD-ROM or DVD+-RW|
|Graphics||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100|
|Graphics||Partial||Works in 2d mode, but will suffer from poor performance and artifacts in 3d mode until new drivers is out(if any)|
|56K Modem||Works||Proprietary drivers required|
Be sure to use kernel 2.6.28 or later to get all devices operational.
Can be used for office or field work with great success, but has issues with rendering 3d.