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 +====== Asus A3G ======
 +===== Introduction =====
 +This is a guide to running Linux with the Asus A3G laptop. This laptop from Asus has good Linux support and works well.
 +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 A3G|
 +| Processor|Intel Pentium-M 725 1.6GHz|
 +| Screen|15"​ XGA|
 +| RAM|512MB|
 +| HDD|60GB|
 +| Optical Drive|DVD+-RW|
 +| Graphics|ATI Mobility Radeon 9700|
 +| Network|10/​100 Ethernet, Intel 2200 802.11g Wireless|
 +| Other|4 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire, Webcam|
 +===== Linux Compatibility =====
 +| Processor|Yes| |
 +| Screen|Yes| |
 +| Optical Drive|Yes| |
 +| Graphics|Yes| |
 +| Sound|Yes|Use the snd-intel8x0 module|
 +| Ethernet|Yes| |
 +| Wireless|Yes|Use [[http://​|ipw2200]] module|
 +| 56K Modem|Not Tested| |
 +| USB|Yes| |
 +| Firewire|Not Tested| |
 +| Card Reader|Not Tested| |
 +| PCMCIA|Not Tested| |
 +| Camera|Not Tested| |
 +===== Notes =====
 +The ATI Mobility Radeon 9700 is supported by both the open source radeon module and ATI's proprietary fglrx module. For installation details follow our [[Configuring an ATI graphics chip for Linux|Configuring an ATI graphics chip]] howto. The proprietary module is required for 3D support.
 +===== Summary =====
 +The Asus A3G works well when using a modern Linux distribution. No issues occured during installation.
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