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|align="center"|'''[[HCL|Hardware Compatibility List]] - [[HCL/Laptops|Laptops main page]]''' <br> [[HCL/Laptops/Acer|Acer]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Apple|Apple]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Asus|Asus]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Compaq|Compaq]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Dell|Dell]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Digital|Digital]] - [[HCL/Laptops/ECS|ECS]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Siemens-Fujitsu|Siemens-Fujitsu]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Gateway|Gateway]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Hitachi|Hitachi]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Higrade|Higrade]] - [[HCL/Laptops/HP|HP]] - [[HCL/Laptops/IBM|IBM/Lenovo]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Medion|Medion]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Micron|Micron]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Mitac|Mitac]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Mitsubishi|Mitsubishi]] - [[HCL/Laptops/NEC|NEC]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Panasonic|Panasonic]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Samsung|Samsung]] -  [[HCL/Laptops/Sony|Sony]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Toshiba|Toshiba]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Zenith|Zenith]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Other|Other]]
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== Model List ==
  
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| style="background-color:white" | <small>'''[[HCL|Hardware Compatibility List (HCL)]]'''</small>
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! rowspan="2" | Arch Linux Install CD version
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! class="unsortable" rowspan=2 | Remarks
 
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! Video
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! Ethernet
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! Bluetooth
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! Power management
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! Modem
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! Other
 
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|<small>[[HCL/Laptops|Laptops]] - [[HCL/Desktops|Desktops]] - [[HCL/Servers|Servers]] - [[HCL/Virtual Machines|Virtual Machines]]</small>
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| K55N || 2014.11.12 || Radeon HD 7520G - install {{pkg|xf86-video-ati}} || snd,snd_hda_codec works out of the box using pulseaudio || r8169 module, out of the box || ath9k module, out of the box || not present|| Overheats and immediately shuts down on modern 3D games. Use thermald to control temp using acpi_cpufreq || webcam works || Fix fn brightness keys with "acpi_osi="!Windows 2012" video.use_native_backlight=1". Don't enable early radeon hook to prevent blank screen after hibernation. Fix blank screen on suspend to ram with "sysctl -w kernel.acpi_video_flags=3".
 
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| X401U || 2014.01.05 || Radeon HD 7340 - install {{pkg|xf86-video-ati}} || did not work out of the box, never configured correctly, using pulse, everything works || not tested || Wi-Fi out of the box || none to support|| all power options work just fine || webcam works || overall performance is satisfactory
 
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|<small>[[HCL/Video Cards|Video Cards]] - [[HCL/Sound Cards|Sound Cards]] - [[HCL/Network Adapters (Wired)|Wired Net Adapters]] - [[HCL/Modems|Modems]] - [[HCL/Network Adapters (Wireless)|Wireless Adapters]] - [[HCL/Monitors|Monitors]] - [[HCL/Bluetooth Adapters|Bluetooth Adapters]] - [[HCL/Printers|Printers]] - [[HCL/Scanners|Scanners]] - [[HCL/TV Cards|TV Cards]] - [[HCL/Digital Cameras|Digital Cameras]] - [[HCL/Web Cameras|Web Cameras]] - [[HCL/UPS|UPS]] - [[HCL/Floppy Drives|Floppy Drives]] - [[HCL/CD and DVD Writer/Readers|CD and DVD Writer/Readers]] - [[HCL/SCSI Adapters|SCSI Adapters]] - [[HCL/Gadgets|Gadgets]] - [[HCL/SATA IDE Cards|SATA IDE Cards]] - [[HCL/Keyboards|Keyboards]] - [[HCL/Main Boards|Main Boards]] - [[HCL/RAID Controllers|RAID Controllers]]</small>
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| X401A/X401A1 || 2013.05.01 || Integrated Intel HD Graphics - install {{pkg|xf86-video-intel}} and {{pkg|libva-intel-driver}}, enable SNA || hda-intel works, headphone jack, mic works || Realtek, out of the box || Wi-Fi out of the box || not tested || all power options work just fine, only brightness control needs module asus-nb-wmi to be loaded and {{ic|1=acpi_backlight=intel acpi_osi=}} [[GRUB]] options as of kernel 3.9.4 || webcam works || overall performance is satisfactory
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= Model Support =
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! rowspan=2 | Install CD Version:<br>
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! colspan=7 | Hardware Support:
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! Video: || Sound: || Ethernet: || Wireless: || Bluetooth: || Power<br>Management:<br> || Other:
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| W7S || Don't Panic || 3D with NVIDIA drivers || hda-intel || r8169 module, out of the box || Intel 4965 works with iwlwifi || works out of the box || suspend works with [[pm-utils]]; hibernation is extremely unstable || webcam works with uvc drivers, but it is mounted upside down || ACPI works with acpi4asus and acpid
| [[ASUS W7S|W7S-B1B]] || Don't Panic || 3D with NVIDIA drivers || hda-intel || r8169 module, out of the box || Intel 4965 works with iwlwifi || works out of the box || suspend works with [[pm-utils]]; hibernation is extremely unstable || webcam works with uvc drivers, but it is mounted upside down || ACPI works with acpi4asus and acpid
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| [[ASUS N80VN|N80VN-X5]] || 2009.02RC2 || 3D with NVIDIA drivers || hda-intel plus adding {{ic|1=options snd-hda-intel enable=1 model=g50v position_fix=0}} to {{ic|/etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf}} || Out of box with r8169 module || out of box with ath9k || out of box || suspend and hibernate both work with [[pm-utils]] || webcam and card reader both work out of the box || ACPI works fine with the {{ic|asus_laptop}} module ||
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| [[ASUS N80VN|N80Vn-X5]] || 2009.02RC2 || 3D with NVIDIA drivers || hda-intel plus adding {{ic|1=options snd-hda-intel enable=1 model=g50v position_fix=0}} to {{ic|/etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf}} || Out of box with r8169 module || out of box with ath9k || out of box || suspend and hibernate both work with [[pm-utils]] || webcam and card reader both work out of the box || ACPI works fine with the {{ic|asus_laptop}} module
 
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| [[ASUS F8SN|F8SN]] || 2009.08 || only tried with open source NV drivers[got 1280x800 pixels default without xorg edit], 3D proprietary will probably work || hda-intel  || Ethernet works out of the box || Intel 4965 works with iwlwifi || untested-but is recognized by kernel || untested-battery status can be detected and customization options exist || Syntek Sonic web cam and Ricoh Card reader work out of the box (might need to allow user mount privileges just as you would for other ext. drives) || Highly compatible with Arch Linux
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| F8SN || 2009.08 || only tried with open source NV drivers (got 1280x800 pixels default without xorg edit), 3D proprietary will probably work || hda-intel  || Ethernet works out of the box || Intel 4965 works with iwlwifi || untested-but is recognized by kernel || untested-battery status can be detected and customization options exist || Syntek Sonic web cam and Ricoh Card reader work out of the box (might need to allow user mount privileges just as you would for other ext. drives) || Highly compatible with Arch Linux
 
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| [[ASUS L3000D|L3000D]] || Most recent as of 2010-02-13 || Works out of box || Works out of box || Works out of box || Not contains || Not contains || Works perfectly || Untested || ||
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| L3000D || Most recent as of 2010-02-13 || Works out of box || Works out of box || Works out of box || Not contains || Not contains || Works perfectly || Untested ||  
 
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| [[ASUS N53JN|N53JN]] || Most recent as of 2010-11-03 || Contains NVIDIA Optimus, so only Intel graphic card works. Waiting for NVIDIA to support Optimus on Linux || Works, needs some editing of modprobe files  || Works out of box || ath9k needs madwifi || Untested || Hibernate untested, suspend works but with problems due to USB3 controller || Web cam works, touchpad works, media buttons work, card reader isn't recognized by the kernel ||
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| [[ASUS N53JN|N53JN]] || Most recent as of 2010-11-03 || Contains NVIDIA Optimus, so only Intel graphic card works. Waiting for NVIDIA to support Optimus on Linux || Works, needs some editing of modprobe files  || Works out of box || ath9k || Untested || Hibernate untested, suspend works but with problems due to USB3 controller || Web cam works, touchpad works, media buttons work ||
 
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| [[ASUS N53SV|N53SV]] || Most recent as of 2011-06-26 || Contains NVIDIA Optimus, so only Intel graphic card works.|| hda-intel || r8169 module, works out of box || ath9k needs madwifi || Untested || Untested || Web cam works, touchpad works, card reader works ||
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| N53SV || Most recent as of 2011-06-26 || Contains NVIDIA Optimus, so only Intel graphic card works.|| hda-intel || r8169 module, works out of box || ath9k needs madwifi || Untested || [https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?pid=910195 BBS thread] || Web cam works, touchpad works, card reader works. See also [https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Asus_N53 Ubuntu help]||
 
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| [[ASUS A8Le|A8Le]] || Most recent as of 2011-07-31 || Works out of box || Works out of box (with [[ALSA]], 'Speaker' channel should be un-muted) || Out of box with r8169 module || Untested || Untested || Untested|| Touchpad works ||
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| A8Le || Most recent as of 2011-07-31 || Works out of box || Works out of box (with [[ALSA]], 'Speaker' channel should be un-muted) || Out of box with r8169 module || Untested || Untested || Untested|| Touchpad works ||
 
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| [[ASUS 1005HA|1005HA]] || 2011.08.19 || Works out of box using i915 || hda-intel || Works out of box || ath9k || Untested || Untested || ||
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| 1005HA || 2011.08.19 || Works out of box using i915 || hda-intel || Works out of box || ath9k || Untested || Untested || ||
 
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| [[ASUS UL30A|UL30A]] || 2011.08.19 || Works out of box || hda-intel || Works out of box || Untested || Untested || Untested || Web cam works, touchpad works, cardreader untested || {{ic|1=acpi_backlight=vendor}} in bootloader ||
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| 1015E || 2014.05.19 || Works out of box using i915 || hda-intel || Works out of the box. || Wifi out of the box. || Untested || Display brightness and toggle, battery management, power, lid close works out of the box. Suspend works out of the box. Hibernate works after following instructions [[Suspend and hibernate#Hibernation|here]]. || Touchpad requires {{pkg|xf86-input-synaptics}} package. Webcam/mic works. Card reader works. USB 3.0 untested. || Overall satisfactory. {{pkg|efibootmgr}} v0.12 doesn't work, and v0.11 is recommended. {{pkg|linux}} kernel v4.3 and v4.4 has kswapd0 bug. {{pkg|linux-lts}} is recommended until fixed. Only display, audio and sleep fn keys are recognized.
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| [[ASUS UL30A|UL30A]] || 2011.08.19 || Works out of box || hda-intel || Works out of box || Untested || Untested || Untested || Web cam works, touchpad works, card reader untested || {{ic|1=acpi_backlight=vendor}} in bootloader
 
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| [[ASUS G73SW|G73SW]] || 2011.08.19 || nvidia || hda-intel  || Works out of box || Works out of box || None || Untested || Backlit keys worked when I installed [[GNOME]] || Power settings need work...
 
| [[ASUS G73SW|G73SW]] || 2011.08.19 || nvidia || hda-intel  || Works out of box || Works out of box || None || Untested || Backlit keys worked when I installed [[GNOME]] || Power settings need work...
 
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| [[ASUS Q500A|Q500A]] || || Works out of box using i915 || hda-intel, mic works  || AR8151v2 works out of box || Works out of box || Works out of the box || Suspend works, Hibernate untested || Backlit keys work, touchpad works, webcam works, cardreader works, HDMI output untested || Backlight is black after wake from sleep. [[xorg-xbacklight]] does not work, installed [[asus-screen-brightness]] from [[AUR]]
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| Q400A || || Works out of box using i915 || hda-intel, mic works  || AR8151v2 works out of box || Works out of box || Works out of the box || Suspend works, Hibernate untested || Backlit keys work on GNOME 3, screen backlight works with keys in gnome-3.10, touchpad works, webcam works, card reader works, HDMI output untested ||
 
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| [[ASUS K55VM|K55VM]] || 2013.04.01 || Contains NVIDIA Optimus, both works. Intel and Nvidia(proprietary drivers) || hda-intel || r8168 module, works || ath9k Works out of box || Untested || suspend and hibernate both work with gnome power manager and [[laptop-mode-tools]]  || Web cam works, touchpad works, card reader works, sound card works || Highly compatible with Arch Linux. Technology optimus works with [[Bumblebee]]
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| [[Asus Q500A|Q500A]] || 2015.02.01 || {{pkg|xf86-video-intel}}, works out of box || hda-intel, works out of box  || r8169, works out of box || iwlwifi, works out of box || untested but detected by bluez || Suspend works, Hibernate works. || || || Works very well with Arch Linux
 
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| K55VM || 2013.04.01 || Contains NVIDIA Optimus, both works. Intel and Nvidia(proprietary drivers) || hda-intel || r8168 module, works || ath9k Works out of box || Untested || suspend and hibernate both work with gnome power manager and [[laptop-mode-tools]]  || Web cam works, touchpad works, card reader works, sound card works || Highly compatible with Arch Linux. Technology optimus works with [[Bumblebee]]
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| [[ASUS A55VJ|A55VJ]] || 2013.05.01 || Contains NVIDIA Optimus, both work (NVIDIA only via [[Bumblebee]]) || hda-intel || r8169 module works || iwlwifi  || Works with bluez || suspend works out of box with systemd/logind.conf  || Web cam works, touchpad works, card reader works || Highly compatible with Arch Linux. Add {{ic|1=i8042.nomux=1}} to kernel line to prevent jittery touchpad.
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| S300CA || 2013.08.01 || Intel HD Graphics 4000, works out of the box with xf86-video-intel || hda-intel || Atheros AR8161, works out of the box || Atheros AR9485, works out of the box with ath9k || not tested || works, slightly higher power usage as Windows 8, for backlight add {{ic|1=acpi_osi=Linux acpi_backlight=vendor}} to bootloader kernel line || Web cam, touchpad, touchscreen all work, USB 3.0 and car reader not tested yet || Highly compatible with Arch Linux.
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| S400CA || 2015.02.01 || Intel HD Graphics 4000, works out of the box with xf86-video-intel || hda-intel, works out of the box|| Atheros AR8161, works out of the box || Atheros AR9485, works out of the box || not tested || works, for backlight add {{ic|1=acpi_osi=Linux acpi_backlight=vendor}} to bootloader kernel line || Webcam work out of the box, touchpad work out of the box with xf86-input-synaptics, touchscreen all work, card reader works out of the box, USB 3.0 not tested yet || Highly compatible with Arch Linux.
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| [[X502CA]] || 2013.07.01 || Integrated Intel HD Graphics works || hda-intel works || Qualcomm Atheros AR816x/AR817x, did not work during installation, after that works, but check model specific wiki || Ralink RT3290 performs very poorly with standard kernel driver. Check model specific wiki || not tested || suspend works, see model specific wiki for display brightness control || not tested || not a very good choice for Linux due to Wi-Fi problems
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| X53BR/K53BR || anything since 3.11 kernel || ATI 6320/ATI 7470 works, but can't disable discrete. Intervention needed since 3.13 || hda-intel works || Realtek with r8169 driver, out-of-the-box || Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 with ath9k driver, out-of-the-box || - || three different brightness switches in /sys/class/backlight for the same display, anything else fine || webcam fine || heats up very fast, description coming
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| X551CA || 2014. 03. 24. ||  Integrated Intel, works with {{pkg|xf86-video-intel}} || hda-intel || Realtek r8169, did not tested || Qualcomm Atheros AR9485, oob, but problems with NetworkManager - disabling the wifi hardblocks the card and Fn+F2 doesn't work. Workaround on [http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2181558 Ubuntu forum.] || not tested || I didn't tested yet, but at first sight it seems ok. || not tested. || It seems to work well with Linux
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| [[N550JV]] || 2014.03.01. || Hybrid graphics with integrated [[Intel]] and NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M [[Nouveau]] working with [[Bumblebee]] ([[NVIDIA]] driver works but not tested extensively) || snd_hda_intel works but external speakers pop on sleep/shutdown || Realtek r8169 works out of box || Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 works with ath9k out of the box || not tested || working, USB must be disabled before sleep || no modem || Card reader works out of box, has battery issues when a powered device is left plugged into the USB charging port.
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| G550JK || 2014.08.01 || Uses Nvidia Optimus, works fine with [[Bumblebee]] using Nvidia's drivers || snd_hda_intel - some background noises while using headphones: here is a [http://xps13-9333.appspot.com/#background_noise fix]  || Not tested || Works out of the box || Not tested || I didn't tested much but it seems to work || Not tested || touchpad and camera works fine
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| X83VB-X2 || 2014.09.01 || GeForce 9300M GS, Works out of the box with xf86-video-intel || Works out of box (with ALSA, 'Speaker' channel should be un-muted) || Ethernet works out of the box || Wifi works out of the box || Bluetooth not tested || Not tested but seems to work fine || Not tested || Touchpad works, Camera not tested
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| [[ASUS_Zenbook_UX303|UX303LN]] || 2014.10.01 || GeForce 840M & Intel HD Graphics, Had to install [[Bumblebee]] to get both working || Works out of box (with ALSA, 'Speaker' channel should be un-muted) || USB-to-Ethernet devices seem to work fine out of the box || Wifi works out of the box || Bluetooth not tested || Not tested but seems to work fine || Not tested || Touchpad works (no gestures currently), Camera works fine, Touchscreen works (no multi-touch support)
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| UX32L(N) || N/A || GeForce 840M & Intel HD Graphics (Haswell-ULT rev09), Use [[Bumblebee#Default_power_state_of_NVIDIA_card_using_bbswitch|bbswitch]] and the Intel GPU as the proprietary nvidia driver breaks vsync and may cause crashes in Plasma 5. || Works out of box || Factory-supplied USB-to-Ethernet adapter works || Qualcomm Atheros AR9462 with ath9k driver or Intel with iwlwifi, out-of-the-box || Bluetooth works with bluez5 || Suspend and Hibernate work || || Set the kernel parameters {{ic|1=video.use_native_backlight=1 acpi_osi=}} for working backlight keys and backlight restore. Webcam, keyboard backlight and adjustment thereof works. || Clickpad works with libinput and synaptics. Testing of synaptics settings to get comfortable options needed.
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| U32U || 2015.02.01 || Radeon 6320, Install xf86-video-ati || Works out of box (with ALSA) || Works out of the box || Works out of the box. For [[rfkill]] issues {{ic|options asus_nb_wmi wapf&#61;1}} may help|| Bluetooth works with bluez5, optionally install bluetooth manager || Suspend does not work. CPU Fan constantly on. || Webcam works || Needs significant setup to function properly. Power management hard to get right.
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| [[ASUS_X553MA|X553MA]] || 2015.06.01 || Works || Works || Works || [[Broadcom_wireless#broadcom-wl|broadcom-wl]] (causes freezes) || Untested || Suspend works || || Set {{ic|OS Selection}} in BIOS setup to {{ic|Windows 7}}
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| F550J(aka A550J) || 2015.09.01 || Intel HD4600(integrated, works well witth {{Pkg|xf86-video-intel}}), Nvidia 850M(can't enter [[GNOME]] desktop environment(message "Critical issue") with driver {{Pkg|nvidia}} installed)  || Intel HD Audio with [[ALSA]] || Works out of box :  Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 12) || Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n (rev 01), works well with {{AUR|broadcom-wl-dkms}} installed (refer to [[Broadcom wireless]])  || Not tested || Not tested || N/A || You should install {{Pkg|xf86-input-synaptics }} to enable touchpad  || Recommend to disable standalone graphic card
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| [[ASUS_N550JX|N550JX]] || 2015.12.01 || Works || Works || Works || Works || Works || Works || N/A |||| Read [[ASUS_N550JX|N550JX]]
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| [[ASUS_X552M|X552M]] || 2015.12.01 || Intel HD works good with {{Pkg|xf86-video-intel}}, for Nvidia use bumblebee & nvidia. || Works || Works || Works with 'broadcom-wl-dkms' || Untested || Works || N/A ||Add 'acpi_osi= acpi_backlight=native' to bootloader kernel line for changing backlight with keyboard combo keys (fn + f5 / fn + f6)|| Read [[ASUS_X552M|X552M]]
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Model version Arch Linux Install CD version Hardware support Remarks
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K55N 2014.11.12 Radeon HD 7520G - install xf86-video-ati snd,snd_hda_codec works out of the box using pulseaudio r8169 module, out of the box ath9k module, out of the box not present Overheats and immediately shuts down on modern 3D games. Use thermald to control temp using acpi_cpufreq webcam works Fix fn brightness keys with "acpi_osi="!Windows 2012" video.use_native_backlight=1". Don't enable early radeon hook to prevent blank screen after hibernation. Fix blank screen on suspend to ram with "sysctl -w kernel.acpi_video_flags=3".
X401U 2014.01.05 Radeon HD 7340 - install xf86-video-ati did not work out of the box, never configured correctly, using pulse, everything works not tested Wi-Fi out of the box none to support all power options work just fine webcam works overall performance is satisfactory
X401A/X401A1 2013.05.01 Integrated Intel HD Graphics - install xf86-video-intel and libva-intel-driver, enable SNA hda-intel works, headphone jack, mic works Realtek, out of the box Wi-Fi out of the box not tested all power options work just fine, only brightness control needs module asus-nb-wmi to be loaded and acpi_backlight=intel acpi_osi= GRUB options as of kernel 3.9.4 webcam works overall performance is satisfactory
W7S Don't Panic 3D with NVIDIA drivers hda-intel r8169 module, out of the box Intel 4965 works with iwlwifi works out of the box suspend works with pm-utils; hibernation is extremely unstable webcam works with uvc drivers, but it is mounted upside down ACPI works with acpi4asus and acpid
N80Vn-X5 2009.02RC2 3D with NVIDIA drivers hda-intel plus adding options snd-hda-intel enable=1 model=g50v position_fix=0 to /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf Out of box with r8169 module out of box with ath9k out of box suspend and hibernate both work with pm-utils webcam and card reader both work out of the box ACPI works fine with the asus_laptop module
F8SN 2009.08 only tried with open source NV drivers (got 1280x800 pixels default without xorg edit), 3D proprietary will probably work hda-intel Ethernet works out of the box Intel 4965 works with iwlwifi untested-but is recognized by kernel untested-battery status can be detected and customization options exist Syntek Sonic web cam and Ricoh Card reader work out of the box (might need to allow user mount privileges just as you would for other ext. drives) Highly compatible with Arch Linux
L3000D Most recent as of 2010-02-13 Works out of box Works out of box Works out of box Not contains Not contains Works perfectly Untested
N53JN Most recent as of 2010-11-03 Contains NVIDIA Optimus, so only Intel graphic card works. Waiting for NVIDIA to support Optimus on Linux Works, needs some editing of modprobe files Works out of box ath9k Untested Hibernate untested, suspend works but with problems due to USB3 controller Web cam works, touchpad works, media buttons work
N53SV Most recent as of 2011-06-26 Contains NVIDIA Optimus, so only Intel graphic card works. hda-intel r8169 module, works out of box ath9k needs madwifi Untested BBS thread Web cam works, touchpad works, card reader works. See also Ubuntu help
A8Le Most recent as of 2011-07-31 Works out of box Works out of box (with ALSA, 'Speaker' channel should be un-muted) Out of box with r8169 module Untested Untested Untested Touchpad works
1005HA 2011.08.19 Works out of box using i915 hda-intel Works out of box ath9k Untested Untested
1015E 2014.05.19 Works out of box using i915 hda-intel Works out of the box. Wifi out of the box. Untested Display brightness and toggle, battery management, power, lid close works out of the box. Suspend works out of the box. Hibernate works after following instructions here. Touchpad requires xf86-input-synaptics package. Webcam/mic works. Card reader works. USB 3.0 untested. Overall satisfactory. efibootmgr v0.12 doesn't work, and v0.11 is recommended. linux kernel v4.3 and v4.4 has kswapd0 bug. linux-lts is recommended until fixed. Only display, audio and sleep fn keys are recognized.
UL30A 2011.08.19 Works out of box hda-intel Works out of box Untested Untested Untested Web cam works, touchpad works, card reader untested acpi_backlight=vendor in bootloader
G73SW 2011.08.19 nvidia hda-intel Works out of box Works out of box None Untested Backlit keys worked when I installed GNOME Power settings need work...
Q400A Works out of box using i915 hda-intel, mic works AR8151v2 works out of box Works out of box Works out of the box Suspend works, Hibernate untested Backlit keys work on GNOME 3, screen backlight works with keys in gnome-3.10, touchpad works, webcam works, card reader works, HDMI output untested
Q500A 2015.02.01 xf86-video-intel, works out of box hda-intel, works out of box r8169, works out of box iwlwifi, works out of box untested but detected by bluez Suspend works, Hibernate works. Works very well with Arch Linux
K55VM 2013.04.01 Contains NVIDIA Optimus, both works. Intel and Nvidia(proprietary drivers) hda-intel r8168 module, works ath9k Works out of box Untested suspend and hibernate both work with gnome power manager and laptop-mode-tools Web cam works, touchpad works, card reader works, sound card works Highly compatible with Arch Linux. Technology optimus works with Bumblebee
A55VJ 2013.05.01 Contains NVIDIA Optimus, both work (NVIDIA only via Bumblebee) hda-intel r8169 module works iwlwifi Works with bluez suspend works out of box with systemd/logind.conf Web cam works, touchpad works, card reader works Highly compatible with Arch Linux. Add i8042.nomux=1 to kernel line to prevent jittery touchpad.
S300CA 2013.08.01 Intel HD Graphics 4000, works out of the box with xf86-video-intel hda-intel Atheros AR8161, works out of the box Atheros AR9485, works out of the box with ath9k not tested works, slightly higher power usage as Windows 8, for backlight add acpi_osi=Linux acpi_backlight=vendor to bootloader kernel line Web cam, touchpad, touchscreen all work, USB 3.0 and car reader not tested yet Highly compatible with Arch Linux.
S400CA 2015.02.01 Intel HD Graphics 4000, works out of the box with xf86-video-intel hda-intel, works out of the box Atheros AR8161, works out of the box Atheros AR9485, works out of the box not tested works, for backlight add acpi_osi=Linux acpi_backlight=vendor to bootloader kernel line Webcam work out of the box, touchpad work out of the box with xf86-input-synaptics, touchscreen all work, card reader works out of the box, USB 3.0 not tested yet Highly compatible with Arch Linux.
X502CA 2013.07.01 Integrated Intel HD Graphics works hda-intel works Qualcomm Atheros AR816x/AR817x, did not work during installation, after that works, but check model specific wiki Ralink RT3290 performs very poorly with standard kernel driver. Check model specific wiki not tested suspend works, see model specific wiki for display brightness control not tested not a very good choice for Linux due to Wi-Fi problems
X53BR/K53BR anything since 3.11 kernel ATI 6320/ATI 7470 works, but can't disable discrete. Intervention needed since 3.13 hda-intel works Realtek with r8169 driver, out-of-the-box Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 with ath9k driver, out-of-the-box - three different brightness switches in /sys/class/backlight for the same display, anything else fine webcam fine heats up very fast, description coming
X551CA 2014. 03. 24. Integrated Intel, works with xf86-video-intel hda-intel Realtek r8169, did not tested Qualcomm Atheros AR9485, oob, but problems with NetworkManager - disabling the wifi hardblocks the card and Fn+F2 doesn't work. Workaround on Ubuntu forum. not tested I didn't tested yet, but at first sight it seems ok. not tested. It seems to work well with Linux
N550JV 2014.03.01. Hybrid graphics with integrated Intel and NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M Nouveau working with Bumblebee (NVIDIA driver works but not tested extensively) snd_hda_intel works but external speakers pop on sleep/shutdown Realtek r8169 works out of box Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 works with ath9k out of the box not tested working, USB must be disabled before sleep no modem Card reader works out of box, has battery issues when a powered device is left plugged into the USB charging port.
G550JK 2014.08.01 Uses Nvidia Optimus, works fine with Bumblebee using Nvidia's drivers snd_hda_intel - some background noises while using headphones: here is a fix Not tested Works out of the box Not tested I didn't tested much but it seems to work Not tested touchpad and camera works fine
X83VB-X2 2014.09.01 GeForce 9300M GS, Works out of the box with xf86-video-intel Works out of box (with ALSA, 'Speaker' channel should be un-muted) Ethernet works out of the box Wifi works out of the box Bluetooth not tested Not tested but seems to work fine Not tested Touchpad works, Camera not tested
UX303LN 2014.10.01 GeForce 840M & Intel HD Graphics, Had to install Bumblebee to get both working Works out of box (with ALSA, 'Speaker' channel should be un-muted) USB-to-Ethernet devices seem to work fine out of the box Wifi works out of the box Bluetooth not tested Not tested but seems to work fine Not tested Touchpad works (no gestures currently), Camera works fine, Touchscreen works (no multi-touch support)
UX32L(N) N/A GeForce 840M & Intel HD Graphics (Haswell-ULT rev09), Use bbswitch and the Intel GPU as the proprietary nvidia driver breaks vsync and may cause crashes in Plasma 5. Works out of box Factory-supplied USB-to-Ethernet adapter works Qualcomm Atheros AR9462 with ath9k driver or Intel with iwlwifi, out-of-the-box Bluetooth works with bluez5 Suspend and Hibernate work Set the kernel parameters video.use_native_backlight=1 acpi_osi= for working backlight keys and backlight restore. Webcam, keyboard backlight and adjustment thereof works. Clickpad works with libinput and synaptics. Testing of synaptics settings to get comfortable options needed.
U32U 2015.02.01 Radeon 6320, Install xf86-video-ati Works out of box (with ALSA) Works out of the box Works out of the box. For rfkill issues options asus_nb_wmi wapf=1 may help Bluetooth works with bluez5, optionally install bluetooth manager Suspend does not work. CPU Fan constantly on. Webcam works Needs significant setup to function properly. Power management hard to get right.
X553MA 2015.06.01 Works Works Works broadcom-wl (causes freezes) Untested Suspend works Set OS Selection in BIOS setup to Windows 7
F550J(aka A550J) 2015.09.01 Intel HD4600(integrated, works well witth xf86-video-intel), Nvidia 850M(can't enter GNOME desktop environment(message "Critical issue") with driver nvidia installed) Intel HD Audio with ALSA Works out of box : Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 12) Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n (rev 01), works well with broadcom-wl-dkmsAUR installed (refer to Broadcom wireless) Not tested Not tested N/A You should install xf86-input-synaptics to enable touchpad Recommend to disable standalone graphic card
N550JX 2015.12.01 Works Works Works Works Works Works N/A Read N550JX
X552M 2015.12.01 Intel HD works good with xf86-video-intel, for Nvidia use bumblebee & nvidia. Works Works Works with 'broadcom-wl-dkms' Untested Works N/A Add 'acpi_osi= acpi_backlight=native' to bootloader kernel line for changing backlight with keyboard combo keys (fn + f5 / fn + f6) Read X552M
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