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Asus F80S


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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 F80S. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Asus F80S page on LapWik.

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For full specifications see the Asus F80S specifications page.

NameAsus F80S
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo
Screen14.1“ WXGA Widescreen
HDD160GB to 320GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470
NetworkEthernet, 802.11abgn, Bluetooth

Linux Compatibility

ProcessorWork (out of box)
ScreenWork (out of box)
HDDWork (out of box)
Optical DriveWork properly
Graphics3D Work after installing the driverATI 3xxx driver
SoundWork after properly setting Realtek 662
EthernetWork (out of box)
WirelessWork Madwifi
BluetoothDoesn't Work out of box
56K ModemNot Tested
USBWork properly
Card ReaderWork (out of box)
CameraWork with Skypekernel: 2.6.27-9, Skype 2.0


You can enter any specific notes with running Linux on the Asus F80S here.

Sound Problem

Distro for this guide : Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex 8.10 Problem : No sound from Audio device after installation Cause : Lack of Sound setting in /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base Solution : * Run Terminal * Type :

sudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base

* Add this setting at the bottom line

options snd-hda-intel model=MODEL

MODEL of Realtek 662 consists of… * 3stack-dig 3-stack (2-channel) with SPDIF * 3stack-6ch 3-stack (6-channel) * 3stack-6ch-dig 3-stack (6-channel) with SPDIF * 6stack-dig 6-stack with SPDIF * lenovo-101e Lenovo laptop * eeepc-p701 ASUS Eeepc P701 * eeepc-ep20 ASUS Eeepc EP20 * m51va ASUS M51VA * g71v ASUS G71V * h13 ASUS H13 * g50v ASUS G50V * auto auto-config reading BIOS (default)

Example :

options snd-hda-intel model=g71v

Then Restart


You can enter a summary of how well the Asus F80S works with Linux here.

asus_f80s.txt · Last modified: 2018/01/16 15:02 by don