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Asus F3Jr

Introduction

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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Specifications

NameAsus F3Jr
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo T7200 2.0GHz
Screen15.4“ WXGA
RAM2GB
HDD120GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsATI Mobility Radeon x2300
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet, Intel 3945 802.11g Wireless, Bluetooth
Other4 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYes
HDDYes
Optical DriveYes
GraphicsYesSee notes
SoundYesUse the snd-hda-intel module
EthernetYes
WirelessYesUse the ipw3945 module
BluetoothNot Tested
56K ModemNot Tested
USBYes
FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
PCMCIANot Tested
Fingerprint ReaderNot Tested

Notes

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.

Summary

Some fiddling was required to get the display on the F3Jr working under Linux but after this is done the F3Jr works very well.

asus_f3jr.txt · Last modified: 2017/11/27 16:38 by don