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 +====== Asus A3Ac ======
 +===== Introduction =====
 +This is a guide to running Linux with the Asus A3Ac laptop. This is a mid range laptop with good Linux support.
  
 +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 [[Installation Guide|our guides]] section for distribution specific instructions.
 +===== Editing This Page =====
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 +===== Specifications =====
 +| Name|Asus A3Ac|
 +| Processor|Intel Pentium-M 740 1.73Ghz|
 +| Screen|15"​ XGA|
 +| RAM|512MB|
 +| HDD|60GB|
 +| Optical Drive|DVD+-RW|
 +| Graphics|Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900|
 +| Network|10/​100 Ethernet, Intel 2200 802.11g Wireless|
 +| Other|4 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire, Webcam|
 +===== Linux Compatibility =====
 +^Device^Compatibility^Comments^
 +| Processor|Yes| |
 +| Screen|Yes| |
 +| Optical Drive|Yes| |
 +| Graphics|Yes|Use the i810 module|
 +| Sound|Yes|Use the snd-hda-intel module|
 +| Ethernet|Yes| |
 +| Wireless|Yes|Use [[http://​ipw2200.sourceforge.net|ipw2200]] module|
 +| 56K Modem|Not Tested| |
 +| USB|Yes| |
 +| Firewire|Not Tested| |
 +| Card Reader|Yes| |
 +| PCMCIA|Not Tested| |
 +| Camera|Not Tested| |
 +===== Notes =====
 +There were no problem running Linux on this notebook. Nothing of significance to note at all.
 +
 +It's possible that you may encounter issues relating to the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900 when using the VGA out port at certain resolutions.
 +===== Summary =====
 +There were no problems in getting the Asus A3Ac to work well. It is recommended to use a Linux distribution with kernel version 2.6.16 or greater, such as Fedora Core 5 or Ubuntu 6.06.
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