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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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For full specifications see the Sony Vaio FW specifications page.
|Name||Sony VAIO FW|
|Processor||Intel Core 2 Duo|
|Screen||16.4“ WXGA+ Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 4GB|
|HDD||Up to 400GB|
|Optical Drive||DVD+-RW or Blu-ray|
|Graphics||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD|
|Network||Ethernet, Intel 5100AGN 802.11abgn, Bluetooth|
|Screen||Working||(no brightness control)|
|Graphics||Working 3D||Not working with new version of Linux systems (see https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=17292)|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
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