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Asus A52F

Introduction

This is a compatibiltiy guide to running Linux with the Asus A52F laptop.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Asus A52F. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Asus A52F page on LapWik.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Asus A52F specifications page.

NameAsus A52F
ProcessorIntel® Core™ i5 Processor 540M/520M/450M/430M : 2.53 GHz - 2.26 GHz, with Turbo Boost up to 3.06/2.93/2.93/2.53 GHz;
Intel® Core™ i3 Processor 370M/350M/330M : 2.4 GHz - 2.13 GHz,
Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core Processor P6000 : 1.86 GHz
Screen15.6“ (1366×768) Widescreen
RAMUp to 8GB
HDD250GB to 640GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
Blu-ray
GraphicsIntel® GMA HD
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
Integrated 802.11b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorks
ScreenWorks
HDDWorks
Optical DriveWorks
GraphicsWorks
SoundPartialYou will need to install the latest version of ALSA for sound to work, even with up to date Linux distributions like Ubuntu 10.10. You may have issues with the microphone and headphone ports even after doing this.
EthernetWorks
WirelessWorks
USBWorks
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested

Notes

Tested with Ubuntu 10.10.

Summary

The sound problems make the Asus A52F a fairly poor choice for Linux, however work is being done to correct this.

asus_a52f.txt · Last modified: 2017/10/14 18:27 by don