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Asus F8Sp

Introduction

This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus F8Sp 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.

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Specifications

NameAsus F8Sp
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo
Screen14.1“ WXGA or WXGA+ Widescreen
RAM1GB to 4GB
HDD120GB to 320GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650
NetworkEthernet, Intel 4965AGN 802.11abgn, Bluetooth

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorks
ScreenWorks
HDDWorks
Optical DriveWorks
GraphicsWorksRequires ATI driver, see notes
SoundWorks
EthernetWorks
WirelessWorks
BluetoothNot Tested
56K ModemNot Tested
USBWorks
FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
CameraWorks

Notes

Graphics

You need to install the proprietary video drivers from ATI for the graphics controller to work properly. This website has details on how to achieve this.

Summary

After installing the needed ATI drivers the Asus F8Sp laptop work great with Linux.

asus_f8sp.txt · Last modified: 2018/02/15 16:58 by don