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Asus X61SL


This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus X61SL laptop.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Asus X61SL. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Asus X61SL page on LapWik.

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For full specifications see the Asus X61SL specifications page.

NameAsus X61SL
ProcessorIntel Core2 Duo Processor P8600/ P8400/ P7450/ P7350/ T6600/ T6400/ T5900/ T5850/ T5800/ T5750 : 2.4 GHz - 2 GHz, 1066-667 MHz FSB, 3/2 MB On-Die L2 cache;
Intel Pentium Dual Core Processor T4200/ T3400/ T3200 : 2.16 GHz - 2.0 GHz, 800/533MHz FSB, 1 MB On-Die L2 cache
Intel Celeron Dual-Core Processor T1700/ T1600 : 1.83 GHz - 1.66 GHz, 667MHz FSB, 1 MB On-Die L2 cache
Intel Celeron Processor 585/575 : 2.16 GHz - 2 GHz, 667MHz FSB, 1MB On-Die L2 cache
Screen16“ HD (1366×768) Color-Shine (Glare-type)
GraphicsATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570
RAMUp to 4GB
HDD250GB to 500GB - 5400rpm
Optical DriveDVD Super Multi
Blu-Ray DVD Combo
802.11 b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

Optical DriveWorks
GraphicsWorksSee notes
BluetoothNot Tested
ModemNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested



To get 3D support you will need to install the proprietary fglrx drivers. See the guides section here for details on doing this.


Linux works well on the Asus X61SL, no issues to report.


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