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BenQ Joybook S42

Introduction

This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the BenQ Joybook S42 laptop.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the BenQ Joybook S42. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the BenQ Joybook S42 page on LapWik.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the BenQ Joybook S42 specifications page.

NameBenQ Joybook S42
ProcessorIntel® Centrino® 2 Processor Technology
- Intel® Core™2 Duo processor P8600
Screen14.1” WXGA Widescreen
RAMUp to 4GB
HDD120GB to 320GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsnVIDIA® GeForce® 9600M GT
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
Wireless LAN: Intel® WiFi Link 5300 (802.11abgn)

Linux Compatibility

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

Notes

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Summary

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Discussion

OpenSource10, 2010/03/01 12:12

Ubuntu Netbook Remix and BenQ S42

Device Compatibility Comments

Processor OK

Screen OK

HDD OK

Optical Drive OK

Graphics Not Tested

Sound OK

Ethernet OK

Wireless OK

Bluetooth OK

Modem Not Tested

USB OK

Firewire Not Tested

Card Reader Not Tested

ExpressCard Slot Not Tested

Webcam OK

Note: Keyboard and Touchpad are not working at the first time after installation or Update, these issue can be fixed by following this link http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1231972

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benq_joybook_s42.txt · Last modified: 2011/03/09 00:40 by billg · Currently locked by: 178.255.215.84
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