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This is a guide to running Linux with the BenQ Joybook 2100e laptop. The Joybook 2100e is a cheap and low spec laptop from BenQ but it does come at a very cheap price as well. Linux support for the 2100e is excellent.
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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|Name||BenQ Joybook 2100e|
|Processor||Intel Celeron-M 1.3GHz|
|Graphics||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900|
|Network||10/100 Ethernet, Intel 2200 802.11g Wireless|
|Other||4 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire|
|Graphics||Yes||Use the i810 module|
|Sound||Yes||Use the snd-intel8x0 module|
|Wireless||Yes||Use ipw2200 module|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
There were no difficulties installing Linux on the BenQ Joybook 2100e.
The installation process for Linux on the BenQ Joybook 2100e is straight forward with no issues at all. This is quite a good notebook for the price and works very well under Linux.