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Asus F6V

Introduction

This is a guide to running Linux with the Asus F6V 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 F6V. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Asus F6V page on LapWik.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Asus F6V specifications page.

NameAsus F6V
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo
Screen13.3“ WXGA Widescreen
RAM1GB to 4GB
HDD160GB to 320GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470
NetworkEthernet, Intel 5100 802.11abgn, Bluetooth

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYes
HDDYes
Optical DriveYes
GraphicsYesNo 3D support yet
SoundYes
EthernetYes
WirelessYesNeeds at least kernel 2.6.27
BluetoothNot Tested
56K ModemNot Tested
3G ModemYes
USBYes
FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderYes
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested
Fingerprint ReaderNot Tested
CameraYes

Notes

You need to use kernel version 2.6.27 or later (Ubuntu 8.10, Fedora 10, etc.) for proper support from this laptop.

Summary

As long as you use a distribution with kernel 2.6.27 the Asus F6V works well.

asus_f6v.txt · Last modified: 2018/01/16 15:00 by don