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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 [[Installation Guide|our guides]] section for distribution specific instructions.
 +===== Editing This Page =====
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 +===== Specifications =====
 +| Name|Asus A3E|
 +| Processor|Intel Pentium-M processor 740 1.73GHz|
 +| Screen|15"​ XGA|
 +| RAM|512MB|
 +| HDD|80GB|
 +| 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|Yes| |
 +| Card Reader|Not Tested| |
 +| PCMCIA|Not Tested| |
 +| Camera|Not 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.
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