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Fujitsu Amilo Sa3650


This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Fujitsu Amilo Sa3650 laptop.

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For full specifications see the Fujitsu Amilo Sa3650 specifications page.

NameFujitsu Amilo Sa3650
ProcessorAMD Turion X2 Ultra Dual-Core Processor ZM-86/ZM-84: 2.4GHz - 2.3GHz, 2MB On-Die L2 Cache
AMD Turion X2 Dual-Core Processor RM74: 2.2GHz - 2.1GHz, 1MB On-Die L2 Cache
ScreenMonitor Size and resolutions
13.3“ WXGA (1280×800)
GraphicsATI Radeon HD 3200
RAMUp to 4GB
HDD250GB to 500GB - 5400rpm
Optical DriveDVD Super Multi
Optional, 802.11a/b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

ProcessorWorksUbuntu 9.10 i386, amd64
ScreenWorksDimming with Fn keys doesn't work, but software dimming (Gnome energy save guidelines) works
Optical DriveWorksDVD Read, DVD+R, DVD+RW write tested
GraphicsWorksInternal HD3200
SoundWorksout of the box
WirelessWorksSwitch with Fn+F1 not supportet, need to activate in BIOS
FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested
WebcamWorksSwitch on/off with Fn+F7 is supported


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Harry, 2011/07/29 08:35

Just checked out Ubuntu 11.04 (64bit) using an USB stick-booted live image on Amilo Sa 3650. I was happy to encounter that most functionality works out-of-the-box as stated in the article.

One thing, however, that does not seem to work is bluetooth! I can turn on bluetooth and
“sudo /etc/init.d/bluetooth status”
tells me
“bluetooth is running”.

But when I open “Bluetooth Preferences” there's still this huge “Turn On Bluetooth” button which I can click but nothing seems to change…

Anybody got any experience with bluetooth on Amilo Sa 3650 with Ubuntu 11.04?
Any pointers would be highly appreciated :)

stranger, 2011/06/16 18:29

fucking amd! fucking ati!!! why I bought it?! drivers for linux is so buggy

Stelios, 2010/04/30 03:59

I've tried configuring the graphics booster on Debian, Ubuntu and OpenSuSE without any luck. This is still not supported.

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