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Sony VAIO FW

Introduction

This is a guide to running Linux with the Sony VAIO FW 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 Sony Vaio FW. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Sony Vaio FW page on LapWik.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Sony Vaio FW specifications page.

NameSony VAIO FW
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo
Screen16.4” WXGA+ Widescreen
RAMUp to 4GB
HDDUp to 400GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW or Blu-ray
GraphicsIntel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD
NetworkEthernet, Intel 5100AGN 802.11abgn, Bluetooth

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorking
ScreenWorking (no brightness control)
HDDNot Tested
Optical DriveWorking
GraphicsWorking 3D Not working with new version of Linux systems (see https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=17292)
SoundWorking
EthernetWorking
WirelessWorking
BluetoothNot Tested
56K ModemNot Tested
USBNot Tested
FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested
CameraWorking

Notes

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Summary

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Discussion

Rauf, 2009/07/05 16:05

There is a great info about Ubuntu on VAIO FW here: http://vaioubuntu.wordpress.com/

AmirH, 2009/02/12 15:20

Hi !
How can i install my 56K modem on Sony VAIO fw\170j?

Demetrio, 2009/02/04 08:19

hi..
Sony VAIO FW
What is lab cost?
can you sent me to Mexico??
how many??

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