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For full specifications see the BenQ Joybook Lite U121 Eco specifications page.
|Name||BenQ Joybook Lite U121 Eco|
|Processor||Intel® Atom™ Processor Z520/Z530|
|Screen||11.6” 1366 x 768 Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 2GB|
|HDD||160GB to 500GB|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
You can enter any specific notes with running Linux on the BenQ Joybook Lite U121 Eco here.
Ubuntu 9.10 works with everything except the Wireless inbuilt card (rt2870)
Debian 5.0 installs but external usb2ethernet adapter was needed this laptop has a problem loading Debians version of grub. Debian can be upgraded to squeeze via recovery mode then remove grub and install extlinux.
On squeeze kernel 2.6.32-3 the wireless inbuilt card (rt2870) works, also the inbuilt Ethernet card works.
You can enter a summary of how well the BenQ Joybook Lite U121 Eco works with Linux here.