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Asus A3N

Introduction

This is a guide to running Linux with the Asus A3N laptop. This is another fairly straight forward laptop setup which works 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 A3N
ProcessorIntel Pentium-M 725 1.60GHz
Screen15“ XGA
RAM1GB
HDD100GB
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-intel8x0 module
EthernetYes
WirelessYesUse ipw2200 module
56K ModemNot Tested
USBYes
FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
PCMCIANot Tested
CameraNot Tested

Notes

The installation for this laptop went well with no problems. Everything was detected and installed correctly.

Because of the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900, there may be some issues when using some resolutions with the VGA port on the laptop.

Summary

Installing Linux on the Asus A3N is very straight forward and easy. Installation was a breeze.

asus_a3n.txt · Last modified: 2017/10/14 18:25 by don