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Asus Eee PC 900


This is a guide to running Linux with the Asus Eee PC 900 laptop.

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 our guides section for distribution specific instructions.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Asus Eee PC 900. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Asus Eee PC 900 page on LapWik.

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For full specifications see the Asus Eee PC 900 specifications page.

NameAsus Eee PC 900
ProcessorIntel® Celeron M 353 900Mhz
Screen8.9“ WSVGA Widescreen
RAM1GB (Upgradable to 2GB)
HDD12GB to 20GB - SSD
Optical DriveNone
GraphicsIntel Graphics Media Accelerator 915
NetworkEthernet, 802.11b/g

Linux Compatibility

ProcessorWorksfrequency scaling is slow
Optical DriveNot Testedno optical drive
GraphicsWorksusing driver “intel”
SoundWorksusing normal alsamixer
EthernetWorksusing atl2 driver patch
WirelessWorksusing madwifi hal
USBWorkscan be booted from
Card ReaderWorkscan be booted from


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asus_eee_pc_900.txt · Last modified: 2017/11/25 19:13 by don