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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Fujitsu LifeBook AH532 laptop. If you have the Fujitsu LifeBook AH532 and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.
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For full specifications see the Fujitsu LifeBook AH532 specifications page.
|Name||Fujitsu LifeBook AH532|
|Processor||2nd Generation Intel CoreTM i3-2350M processor (2.3 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache, 1333 MHz FSB)|
|Screen||15.6“ 1366×768 Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 16GB|
|HDD||Up to 500GB|
|Graphics||Intel HD Graphics 3000
Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 (802.11BGN)
|Processor||OK||Tested in Ubuntu 12.04|
|Screen||OK||Tested in Ubuntu 12.04|
|HDD||OK||Tested in Ubuntu 12.04|
|Optical Drive||OK||Tested in Ubuntu 12.04|
|Graphics Chip||OK||Tested in Ubuntu 12.04|
|VGA Out||OK||Tested in Ubuntu 12.10|
|HDMI Out||OK||Tested in Ubuntu 12.10|
|Sound||OK||Tested in Ubuntu 12.04|
|Bulti-in Microphone||OK||Tested in Ubuntu 12.04|
|Headphone Jack||OK||Tested in Ubuntu 12.10|
|Microphone Jack||Not Tested|
|Ethernet||OK||Tested in Ubuntu 12.04|
|Wireless||OK||Tested in Ubuntu 12.04|
|USB||OK||Tested in Ubuntu 12.04|
|Card Reader||SD OK, MS Not tested||Tested in Ubuntu 12.04|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
|Webcam||OK||Tested in Ubuntu 12.04|
|Touch Pad||OK||No scroll function out of the box. See the comments for a fix. Tested in Ubuntu 12.04|
|Suspend/Resume||OK||Tested in Ubuntu 12.04|
This is an UEFI system. Ubuntu mess it up a little bit by changing some UEFI/NVRAM stuff, (you might void your warranty by doing this) you will need to short the CL1 and CL2 pads under your RAM to fix it. You might also need to run a BIOS update from Windows (or FreeDOS - see the comments) to repair the “BIOS setup” you enter by pressing F2 while booting.
Updating the bootloader (grub) may also break the boot menu, so be careful with updating if you can't be without Windows until you have access to tools.
This is how i suggest you to installed this computer:
The UEFI part is a bit messy, but once everything is in place it seems to work pretty well.