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 +====== Asus A4D ======
 +===== Introduction =====
 +This is a guide to running Linux with the Asus A4D laptop. This is a AMD based laptop and as such its configuration is quiet different to that of most laptops. The wireless controller is problematic on this laptop but other features work well.
 +[[https://​​|Apps For Pc]]
 +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.
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 +===== Specifications =====
 +| Name|Asus A4D|
 +| Processor|AMD Mobile Sempron 3000+|
 +| Screen|15.4"​ WXGA|
 +| RAM|256MB|
 +| HDD|60GB|
 +| Optical Drive|DVD+-RW|
 +| Graphics|ATI Mobility Radeon 9200|
 +| Network|10/​100/​1000 Ethernet, SIS 802.11b Wireless|
 +| Other|4 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire|
 +===== Linux Compatibility =====
 +| Processor|Yes| |
 +| Screen|Yes| |
 +| Optical Drive|Yes| |
 +| Graphics|Yes| |
 +| Sound|Yes| |
 +| Ethernet|Yes| |
 +| Wireless|Yes| |
 +| 56K Modem|Not Tested| |
 +| USB|Yes| |
 +| Firewire|Not Tested| |
 +| Card Reader|Not Tested| |
 +| PCMCIA|Not Tested| |
 +===== Notes =====
 +For the ATI Mobility Radeon 9200 you can use either the open source radeon module or ATI's proprietary fglrx module. Installation details are available in our [[Configuring an ATI graphics chip for Linux|Configuring an ATI graphics chip]] howto.
 +This SIS 802.11b wireless controller in the Asus A4D does not have any native drivers for Linux which therefore means [[http://​|ndiswrapper]] must be used. The [[Configuring the ndiswrapper module for wireless controllers without native Linux drivers|Configuring the ndiswrapper module]] guide will help you with the installation. The windows driver to use can be found on the [[http://​​download/​download.aspx?​SLanguage=en-us&​amp;​model=A4D|Asus website]].
 +===== Summary =====
 +The SIS wireless controller make installation difficult, especially on Fedora. The other features on the Asus A4D work well with Linux.
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