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 +====== Asus G51Jx ======
 +===== Introduction =====
 +This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus G51Jx laptop.
 +This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Asus G51Jx. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the [[http://​​asus_g51jx|Asus G51Jx page on LapWik]].
 +===== Editing This Page =====
 +If you would like to edit this page please first view our [[Editing Guidelines]].
 +===== Specifications =====
 +For full specifications see the [[http://​​wiki/​asus+g51jx|Asus G51Jx specifications page]].
 +|Name|Asus G51Jx|
 +|Processor|Intel® Core™ i7 Processor 620M/720QM Processor : 2.66 GHz - 1.6 GHz, with turbo up to 3.33/2.8 GHz; \\ Intel® Core™ i5 Processor 540M/​520M/​430M : 2.53 GHz - 2.26 GHz, with turbo up to 3.06/​2.93/​2.53 GHz \\ Intel® Core™ i3 Processor 350M/330M : 2.26 GHz - 2.13 GHz, |
 +|Screen|15.6"​ (1366x768) Widescreen \\ 15.6" (1920x1080) Widescreen|
 +|RAM|Up to 8GB (some models up to 16), up to 1333 MHz|
 +|HDD|320GB to 640GB|
 +|Optical Drive|DVD+-RW \\ Blu-ray|
 +|Graphics|NVIDIA® GeForce® GTS 360M|
 +|Network|10/​100/​1000 Ethernet \\ Integrated 802.11 b/g/n |
 +===== Linux Compatibility =====
 +|Processor|OK|Kernels older than 2.6.33 may not support turbo boost|
 +|Screen|OK| |
 +|HDD|OK| |
 +|Optical Drive|OK| |
 +|Graphics|OK| Both noveau and NVidia drivers work |
 +|Sound|OK| |
 +|Ethernet|OK| |
 +|Wireless|OK| ath9k |
 +|Bluetooth|OK| |
 +|Modem|None| |
 +|USB|OK| |
 +|Card Reader|Broken in Kernels <= 2.6.33 (and possibly newer) | Info on a fix is [[https://​​show_bug.cgi?​id=596475|here]],​ haven'​t tried it yet|
 +|Webcam|OK| Standard UVC webcam |
 +===== Notes =====
 +Hibernation has not been successfully tested (by anyone noted here). It failed with Ubuntu Lucid (10.04) when I tried it with an encrypted swap partition, but that is a known issue with encrypted swap.
 +Sleep (suspend to ram) does not work out of the box with Ubuntu Lucid, but it can be fixed by following the instructions in this thread: [[http://​​showthread.php?​t=1444822&​page=2|G51JX Suspend in Ubuntu 10.04]].
 +===== Summary =====
 +Most things work fine out of the box with Ubuntu 10.04 64 bits
 +===== Authors =====
 +Brock Tice
 +Others (have not left their names yet -- but thanks!)
asus_g51jx.txt · Last modified: 2018/02/27 11:02 by don