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MSI Wind U180

Introduction

This is a template for a future compatibility guide to running Linux with the MSI Wind U180 laptop. If you have the MSI Wind U180 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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Specifications

For full specifications see the MSI Wind U180 specifications page.

NameMSI Wind U180
ProcessorIntel Atom Processor N2800/N2600 Series
Screen10.1“ (1024 x 600) ultra slim
RAM2 GB
HDD320/250GB
Optical DriveN/A
GraphicsIntel GMA 3650
Network10/100
802.11 b/g/ draft n

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorTested
ScreenTestedLuminosity not working
HDDTestedGood capacity, bad performance (13MB/s max)
Graphics ChipTestedBiggest problem with this netbook. Only 1 mode : 800×600. Gnome 3 in restrained mode → software rendering.
VGA OutTestedUnusable: poor resolution (same as the MSI screen's one)
HDMI Out!Not working!
Display PortNo
Optical DriveNo
SoundTested
MicrophoneTested
Headphone PortTested
Microphone-In PortTested
SPDIFOutNo
EthernetTested
WirelessTestedYou'll need a non-free driver. Put it on a USB key before installing linux
BluetoothTested
USBTested
FirewireNo
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamTested
KeyboardTested
TouchPadTested
Docking StationNo
Suspend/Resume!Not working!

Notes

You can run kernel 3.6.3 x86_64 (tested on Kubuntu) to have luminosity and VGA output.

Summary

Debian 7 x86_64 :
Good for office.
Slow due to HDD and software rendering, but usable.
Don't mind in running games 8-).


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