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Asus Eee PC 1018P

Introduction

This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus Eee PC 1018P laptop.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Asus Eee PC 1018P. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Asus Eee PC 1018P page on LapWik.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Asus Eee PC 1018P specifications page.

NameAsus Eee PC 1018P
ProcessorIntel® Atom™ N455/N475
Screen10.1“ WSVGA
RAMUp to 2GB
HDD250GB to 500GB
Optical DriveNone
GraphicsIntel Graphics Media Accelerator 3150
NetworkOptional 10/100/1000 Ethernet
WLAN 802.11b/g/n @2.4GHz

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorks
ScreenWorks
HDDWorks
GraphicsWorks
SoundWorksUse a Linux distributions with kernel 2.6.35 or greater for proper sound support
EthernetWorksTested on slackware64-13.37 with mainline kernel v2.6.37.6
WirelessWorks
BluetoothNot Tested
ModemNot Tested
USBWorks
Card ReaderWorks
Fingerprint ReaderNot Tested
WebcamWorks

Notes

If you are installing from a USB stick (or maybe a USB optical drive) use the USB port on the left of the computer. Also disable Boot Booster from within the BIOS settings.

Summary

If you use a Linux distribution with kernel 2.6.35 or greater, such as Ubuntu 10.10, you shouldn't have any problems with this laptop.

asus_eee_pc_1018p.txt · Last modified: 2017/11/02 14:35 by don