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This is a guide to running Linux with the HP 655 laptop.
This guide is intended to provide you details on how well this laptop works with Linux and which modules you need to configure. For details on how to actually install and configure the required modules have a look at our guides section for distribution specific instructions.
This page is just for discussing using Linux on the HP 655. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the HP 655 page on LapWik.
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For full specifications see the HP 655 specifications page.
|Processor||AMD Dual-Core E1-1200 APU with Radeon HD 7310 Graphics (1.4 GHz, 1 MB cache)
AMD Dual-Core E2-1800 APU with Radeon HD 7340 Graphics (1.7 GHz, 1 MB cache)
|Screen||15.6” 1366×768 Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 8GB|
|HDD||Up to 1TB|
|Graphics||AMD Radeon HD 7310
AMD Radeon HD 7340
Ralink 802.11b/g/n (1×1)
|Graphics Chip||Works*||Ubuntu 12.04 LTS works 'out of the box'
Linux Mint Debian Edition 201303 the open-source 'radeon' driver does not work
|HDMI Out||Not Tested|
|Bulti-in Microphone||Not Tested|
|Wireless||Works*||Driver needs to be downloaded and compiled|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
You can enter any specific notes with running Linux on the HP 655 here.
Medium level linux-experience is required to get every piece of hardware working properly (2013/06/02).