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Fujitsu Lifebook S6520

Introduction

This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Fujitsu Lifebook S6520 laptop.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Fujitsu LifeBook S6520. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Fujitsu LifeBook S6520 page on LapWik.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Fujitsu Lifebook S6520 specifications page.

NameFujitsu Lifebook S6520
ProcessorIntel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor P9600 (2.66 GHz, 3 MB L2 cache, 1066 MHz FSB)
Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor P9500 (2.53 GHz, 6 MB L2 cache, 1066 MHz FSB)
Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor P8700 (2.53 GHz, 3 MB L2 cache, 1066 MHz FSB)
Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor P8600 (2.40 GHz, 3 MB L2 cache, 1066 MHz FSB)
Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor P8400 (2.26 GHz, 3 MB L2 cache, 1066 MHz FSB)
Screen14.1“ WXGA Widescreen
RAMUp to 4GB
HDD80GB to 320GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsS3 Graphics™ Chrome 430
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
Intel® Wi-Fi Link 5300 (802.11a/b/g/draft-n)

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorksSpeed not tested
ScreenWorks
HDDWorks
Optical DriveWorkswith dvr+rw tools
GraphicsWorksI do not have chrome, just Intel
SoundWorks
EthernetWorks
WirelessWorks
BluetoothNot TestedBluetooth capability is recognized
ModemDoes not workExternal PCMCIA modem works
USBWorks
FirewireWorks
Card ReaderWorks
PCMCIAWorks
Fingerprint ReaderNot Tested
WebcamWorks

Notes

You can enter any specific notes with running Linux on the Fujitsu LifeBook S6520 here.
The observations above apply for Ubuntu with an out-of-the-box installation. They
do not apply to Debian: I have been unable to get a graphical desktop up with Debian.
For more precise details, see
Ubuntu: http://www.eng.fsu.edu/~dommelen/s6520/ubuntu.html
Debian: http://www.eng.fsu.edu/~dommelen/s6520/debian.html

Summary

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I am quite impressed with Ubuntu.


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fujitsu_lifebook_s6520.txt · Last modified: 2010/10/13 15:21 (external edit)
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