This is a guide to running Linux with the Asus F3Jr laptop. This laptop is powerful laptop with some nice specifications. Linux is well supported here.
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.
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|Processor||Intel Core 2 Duo T7200 2.0GHz|
|Graphics||ATI Mobility Radeon x2300|
|Network||10/100/1000 Ethernet, Intel 3945 802.11g Wireless, Bluetooth|
|Other||4 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire|
|Sound||Yes||Use the snd-hda-intel module|
|Wireless||Yes||Use the ipw3945 module|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
|Fingerprint Reader||Not Tested|
The Mobility Radeon x2300 in the F3Jr is not yet supported by Linux so you will need to use the proprietary fglrx module from ATI. For installation instructions view our Configuring an ATI graphics chip guide.
Some fiddling was required to get the display on the F3Jr working under Linux but after this is done the F3Jr works very well.