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Asus X56A


This is a template for a future guide to running Linux with the Asus X56A laptop. If you have the Asus X56A 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 X56A specifications page.

NameAsus X56A
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo
Screen15.4“ WXGA Widescreen
RAMUp to 4GB
HDD160GB to 320GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel® GMA X4500HD
NetworkEthernet, 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth

Linux Compatibility

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FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested
Fingerprint ReaderNot Tested
CameraNot Tested


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