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 +====== Asus Eee PC T101MT ======
 +===== Introduction =====
 +ASUS Eee T101MT is a tablet PC from ASUS. This short guide made for describe compatibility with GNU/Linux and some issues in installation.
  
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 +===== Specifications =====
 +For full specifications see the [[http://​www.lapspecs.com/​wiki/​asus+eee+pc+t101mt|Asus Eee PC T101MT specifications page]].
 +
 +|Name|Asus Eee PC T101MT|
 +|Processor|Intel® Atom™ Pineview-M N450/N570|
 +|Screen|10.1"​ WSVGA|
 +|RAM|Up to 2GB|
 +|HDD|up to 320GB (probably - up to 1.5Tb)|
 +|Optical Drive|None|
 +|Graphics|Intel GMA 3150|
 +|Network|Ethernet Atheros AR8132 \\ WiFi Atheros AR9285|
 +|Touchscreen|eGalax USB|
 +===== Linux Compatibility =====
 +^Device^Compatibility^Comments^
 +|Processor|Full|out of box|
 +|Screen|Full|out of box|
 +|HDD|Full|out of box|
 +|Graphics|Full|out of box|
 +|Sound|Full|out of box|
 +|Wireless|Full|out of box|
 +|Bluetooth|Not Tested|i think there is no bluetooth. At least in my device|
 +|Modem|None|There is no 56k modem|
 +|USB|Full|out of box|
 +|Card Reader|Full|out of box|
 +|Webcam|Full|out of box |
 +|Touchscreen|Full|by using eGalax and evdev driver|
 +|Multitouch|Not Tested|
 +===== Notes =====
 +Tested with ALT Linux Ark 5.0 and Debian Squeeze (testing).
 +
 +Average time of work without plugged power adapter - 5.5 hours with middle brightness of screen and WiFi on.
 +
 +For touchscreen can be used both X11 evdev driver and eGalax official binary drivers. If you cant use evdev driver (for example - you cannot remove deprecated HAL and use xorg.conf.d) you should use binary driver eGalax:
 +
 +eGalax drivers is here:
 +http://​www.eeti.tw/​web20/​eGalaxTouchDriver/​linuxDriver.htm
 +http://​210.64.17.162/​web20/​eGalaxTouchDriver/​linuxDriver.htm
 +
 +Drivers from eGalax includes some tools such as calibration. Installator is script and need /​etc/​X11/​xorg.conf file.
 +
 +This file can be generated by command:
 +
 +Xorg -configure
 +
 +This command will make configuration file for current hardware and will show full path to  this file. This file must be moved to /​etc/​X11/​xorg.conf
 +After this operation install script for eGalax driver and tools can be runned.
 +End step - comment strings in evdev configuration file in xorg.cond.d directory that makes tablet and touchscreen work with evdev driver for normal work of touchscreen (without fast click at up-left part of screen by touching to screen).
 +
 +Also in case of eGalax driver need to comment section "evdev tablet catchhall"​ in /​usr/​share/​X11/​xorg.conf.d/​10-evdev.conf or cursor will move to left-top corner automatically. For working touchscreen section "evdev touchscreen catchhall"​ must be active.
 +
 +===== Summary =====
 +
 +Very good tablet PC. But need to find good desktop environment for use this computer as tablet - for example need configuration for fast screen rotation and call screen keyboard.
 +Debian GNU/Linux is best choice for this tablet PC. Also Windows 7 Satrter (pre-installed OS) is very bad for tablet PCs - too slow and have no good tools for using in tablet mode.
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