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Asus A3E

Introduction

This is a guide to running Linux with the Asus A3E laptop. This is a mid to low range laptop which work fine with Linux.

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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Specifications

NameAsus A3E
ProcessorIntel Pentium-M processor 740 1.73GHz
Screen15“ XGA
RAM512MB
HDD80GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel Graphics Media Accelerator 900
Network10/100 Ethernet, Intel 2200 802.11g Wireless
Other4 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire, Webcam

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYes
Optical DriveYes
GraphicsYesUse the i810 module
SoundYesUse the snd-hda-intel module
EthernetYes
WirelessYesUse ipw2200 module
56K ModemNot Tested
USBYes
FirewireYes
Card ReaderNot Tested
PCMCIANot Tested
CameraNot Tested

Notes

No issues occured during the Linux installation on this laptop.

The VGA out port may be problematic under certain resolutions due to the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900.

Summary

The Asus A3E hs no issues with Linux. You should use a distribution with kernel 2.6.16 or greater, such as Fedora Core 5 or Ubuntu 6.06.

asus_a3e.txt · Last modified: 2017/10/14 18:24 by don