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Asus F80L


This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus F80L 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 F80L. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Asus F80L page on LapWik.

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NameAsus F80L
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo or Intel Celeron-M
Screen14.1“ WXGA Widescreen
HDD160GB to 250GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100
NetworkEthernet, 802.11abgn, Bluetooth

Linux Compatibility

ProcessorTestedUbuntu 8.10,10.04,11.04
ScreenTestedUbuntu 8.10, 1280×800 at 60Hz
HDDTestedUbuntu 8.10,10.04,11.04
Optical DriveTestedUbuntu 8.10,10.04,11.04, Brasero Disc Burning
GraphicsTestedUbuntu 8.10
SoundTestedUbuntu 8.10, needed the latest alsa driver,10.04,11.04
EthernetTestedUbuntu 8.10,10.04,11.04
WirelessTestedKernel 2.6.28 with ath9k enabled,10.04,11.04
BluetoothNot Tested
56K ModemNot Tested
USBTestedUbuntu 8.10,10.04,11.04
FirewireNot Testedn/a
Card ReaderTestedUbuntu 9.04,10.04,11.04
CameraTestedUbuntu 8.10,,10.04,11.04, kopete, skype


You can enter any specific notes with running Linux on the Asus F80L here.

Sound work with this alsa-base file: cat /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base alias /dev/mixer snd-mixer-oss alias /dev/dsp snd-pcm-oss alias /dev/midi snd-seq-oss options snd_hda_intel model=3stack-dig alias snd-card-0 snd-hda-intel alias sound-slot-0 snd-hda-intel

Sound does not work upon installation with Ubuntu 9.04 but works upon update. Sound works on default installation of Ubuntu 9.10


Wireless and sound does not work after installation of Ubuntu 8.10. Latest alsa driver needed to make sound work. Sound does not work upon installation with Ubuntu 9.04 but works upon update. Sound and wireless work on default installation of Ubuntu 9.10.

asus_f80l.txt · Last modified: 2018/01/16 15:01 by don