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BenQ Joybook R58

Introduction

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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Specifications

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

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorks
ScreenWorks
HDDWorks
Optical DriveWorks
GraphicsWorks
SoundWorks
EthernetWorks
WirelessWorks
BluetoothNot Tested
ModemNot Tested
USBWorks
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamWorks

Notes

Ubuntu 10.10 was used for testing.

Summary

The BenQ Joybook R58 works well with Linux.


Discussion

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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benq_joybook_r58.txt · Last modified: 2011/03/09 00:41 by billg
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