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This is a guide to running Linux with the Samsung 900X4C laptop. Samsung's 900X4C is a business laptop which incorporates excellent Linux compatibility.
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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For full specifications see the Samsung 900X4C specifications page.
|Processor||Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3317U CPU @ 1.70GHz|
|Screen||15” Screen (1600×900)|
|Graphics||Intel HD Graphics 4000|
Intel Centrino Advanced 6235 802.11a/b/g/n
Changing keyboard backlit and use of backlit hotkeys requires samsung_laptop module. Load it with force=1.
The Synaptics Clickpad was not working very well, either no right-click or click+drag.
Using echo options psmouse proto=exps > /etc/modprobe.d/psmouse.modprobe you can make the right click work but then multitouch does not work anymore
Under load the laptop was randomly freezing (which it does not on Windows)
No issues were experienced when installing an up to date Linux distribution on the Samsung 900X4C. Linux installation was a breeze.