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 +====== Asus G53SW ======
 +===== Introduction =====
 +This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus G53SW laptop.
 +This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Asus G53SW. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the [[http://​​asus_g53sw|Asus G53SW 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+g53sw|Asus G53SW specifications page]].
 +|Name|Asus G53SW|
 +|Processor|Intel® Core™ i7 2630QM \\ Intel® Core™ i5 2410M \\ Intel® Core™ i3 2310M |
 +|Screen|15.6"​ (1366x768) Widescreen|
 +|RAM|Up to 8GB|
 +|HDD|up to 640GB|
 +|Optical Drive|DVD+-RW \\ Blu-ray \\ Blu-ray-RW|
 +|Graphics|NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 460M |
 +|Network|10/​100/​1000 Ethernet \\ 802.11 b/g/n|
 +===== Linux Compatibility =====
 +|Processor|Yes| |
 +|Screen|Yes| |
 +|HDD|Yes| |
 +|Optical Drive|Yes| |
 +|Graphics|Yes| |
 +|Sound|Yes| |
 +|Ethernet|Yes| |
 +|Wireless|Yes| |
 +|Bluetooth|Yes| |
 +|USB|Yes| |
 +|Card Reader|Not Tested| |
 +|Webcam|Not Tested| |
 +===== Notes =====
 +Everything seems to work out of the box with Gentoo 10.0 but the keyboard lights, the screen dimming and the Fn hotkeys.
 +To have all the previously mentioned things working it is required to install a kernel version 2.6.39 or superior with asus-wmi drivers built-in or as a module.
 +Refer to this forum post for more information:​ [[http://​​asus-gaming-notebook-forum/​553474-g73-asus-wmi-linux-driver-i-need-your-help.html|]]
 +===== Summary =====
 +This laptop runs great with linux. Everything is supported, but some things may have to be configured by hand.
asus_g53sw.txt · Last modified: 2018/02/27 14:07 by don