This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus Eee PC 1001PX laptop.
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|Name||Asus Eee PC 1001PX|
|Processor||Intel® Atom™ N450|
|RAM||Up to 2GB|
|HDD||up to 250GB|
|Graphics||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3150|
|Wireless||OOTB||From Linux kernel 2.6.34|
Using Ubuntu Netbook 10.04 Lucid. Loaded from a 2g USB stick. Ndiswrapper with the XP NE785H driver for atheros azurewave works to get the wlan working Wireless is fully supported as of Linux kernel 2.6.34, if you're using Ubuntu 10.04 instructions to upgrade your kernel can be found here
Installed Fedora 13 Desktop Edition (GNOME) 64bit on my Asus Eee PC Seashell 1001PX. Everything working like a charm out of the box. GURB is dual booting Fedora as well as Windows 7. Fedora takes more time to book than windows 7 but after login, Windows 7 takes hell lot of time to be usable . Probably for startup of anti virus and other things. So power-on to Use time is almost same for both the OSs .
No issue with Ethernet , Display , Wi-fi, Sound-card & Power management configuration . Fedora automatically detected everything. I am delighted
Tried Ubuntu 10.04 netbook Remix i386 on my Asus Eee PC Seashell 1001PX. I have installed it on a USB drive and used that USB drive to bootup the netbook. Wi-fi apater was not detected and I have not tried any further manual config as I did not have sufficient space on the UBS key for persistent change. All other hardware worked fine. The no show of Wi-Fi killed my interest to install Ubuntu on hard disk as of now .
I am editing this page with my eee 1001px.