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This is a compatibility to running Linux with the Asus X58C laptop.
This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Asus X58C. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Asus X58C page on LapWik.
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For full specifications see the Asus X58C specifications page.
|Processor||Intel Celeron Processor 220 : 1.2 GHz, 533MHZ FSB, 1MB On-Die L2 Cache;|
|Screen||15.4“ WXGA/WXGA+ Color-Shine (Glare-type)|
|RAM||Up to 4GB|
|HDD||160GB to 320GB - 5400rpm|
DVD Super Multi
|Screen||Not Working||Incorrect resolution|
|Graphics||Not Working||No drivers, only usable with VESA|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
Unfortunately at this time (up to and including Ubuntu 10.10) there is no drivers to support the SIS graphics controller included. This limits you to using the VESA drivers which are not very usable.
The graphics problem with the Asus X58C makes this laptop a poor choice for Linux.