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LG F1

Introduction

This is a guide to running Linux with the LG F1 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.

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Specifications

NameLG F1
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo T5500 1.66GHz
Screen15.4“ WXGA
RAM512MB
HDD80GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel Graphics Media Accelerator 950
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet, Intel 3945 802.11g Wireless
Other4 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYes
HDDYes
Optical DriveYes
GraphicsYes
SoundYesUse the snd-hda-intel module
EthernetYes
WirelessYesUse the ipw3945 module
56K ModemNot Tested
USBYes
FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
PCMCIANot Tested

Notes

The native screen resolution of the F1 is 1280×800 however due to the way the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 functions this resolution would not be usable immediately. You can view our Configuring the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900 & 950 guide for details on fixing this.

Summary

There were no problems in getting the LG F1 working when used with an up to date Linux distribution.


Discussion

erGo, 2009/02/07 13:46

The notebook has a permanent problem in Ubuntu - it completely freezes periodically.

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