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BenQ Joybook R58


This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the BenQ Joybook R58 laptop.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the BenQ Joybook R58. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the BenQ Joybook R58 page on LapWik.

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For full specifications see the BenQ Joybook R58 specifications page.

NameBenQ Joybook R58
ProcessorIntel® Core™2 Duo processor P8600/8400
Screen15.4” WXGA Widescreen
RAMUp to 4GB
HDD120GB to 320GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel® GMA X4500HD
Network10/100 Ethernet
Built-in 802.11b/g

Linux Compatibility

Optical DriveWorks
BluetoothNot Tested
ModemNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested


Ubuntu 10.10 was used for testing.


The BenQ Joybook R58 works well with Linux.

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pratik, 2012/02/08 12:50

i could not get battery in Nepal.What shall i do??
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Eruaran, 2010/04/10 05:15

I have installed Ubuntu and Kubuntu on the BenQ Joybook R58 a number of times. Always excellent.

akram, 2009/07/05 15:47

i have a problem in my lap top language not activate

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