This is a comptibility guide to running Linux with the Asus A52JC laptop.
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|Processor||Intel® 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
|Screen||15.6“ (1366×768) Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 8GB|
|HDD||250GB to 640GB|
|Graphics||NVIDIA® GeForce® 310M|
|Screen||Ok||I don't know about the dimmer-function|
|Optical Drive||DVD-Drive Ok|
|Graphics||Ok||Se details on kernel below|
|Sound||Works||When using headphones, main sound don't turn off|
|Wireless||Ok||Works out of the box, se version below|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
|Webcam||Works||It's upside-down. See other pages for solution|
Tested with Debian 6, kernel 2.6.32-5-686-bigmem with support for NVidia (NVidia driverversion 195.36.31). Standby an sleep functions does not work however, every time one af them is tried, Linux locks up. I tried with a full install of Ubuntu 11.04 without luck. If I should find a solution I will post it.
I also testet the Ubuntu 10.04 live-cd, which worked as well. All in all this laptop goes well with Linux besides the standby/sleep problem, it's very responsive. Graphics tested with 900p blu-ray rip, which works very well.