Kubuntu 7.04 "Feisty Fawn" 
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ASUS A8M-4P032C
        
   
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Hardware details: Processor Mobile AMD Sempron 3500+ RAM 1 GB (512x2) DDR2 667MHz Hard Disk Drive 120GB S-ATA 5.400 RPM Optical unit DVD Super Multi DL LCD Display TFT 14.1 WXGA VideoCard nVidia GeForce Go6100 256 MB TurboCache Resolution max 1.280 x 800 Video out VGA per monitor esterno; TV out Audio Card integrated Modem 56K LAN Wired LAN 10/100 Mbps; Wireless LAN 802.11 a/b/g USB 5 USB 2.0 Slot PC Card 1 express Card IEEE1394a 1 Battery Li ion Keyboard Italian Pointing Touchpad Dimension LxAxP 335 x 34.8-37.3 x 245 mm Webcam 0.3 MP Card Reader SD/MMC/MS/MS PRO Weight 2.39 Kg >> CD installation works fine Tested Hardware ok = works fine, as is fixing required = works after fixing Video correct resolution fixing required correct refresh rate ok direct rendering fixing required Power Management battery detection ok Hibernation ok sleep ok dim monitor on battery ok blank monitor on inactivity ok Lid Close ok cpu frequency scaling ok Sound sounds fixing required Kmix Volume switch ok Headphone jack ok mic jack ok Internal Mic ok Networking wired ok wireless fixing required modem no Touchpad and mouse Touchpad fixing required usb mouse ok Other hardware CD/DVD drive ok Card reader ok (SD) webcam fixing required Fixing: Videocard Official Nvidia Drivers installation It works fine You can follow the ubuntu wiki how-to: http://wiki.ubuntu-it.org/nvidiahowto After installation, you must change screen resolution: $ sudo nvidia-settings In X Server Display Configuration menu, select Resolution 1280x800 and push Apply, then Save to X Configuration File and save. It's all. Sound System starts absolutely mute... option 1) Turn on your ipod and play some power metal. option 2) Fix the problem in this way: Edit /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base file: $ kdesu kate /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base Add the following line to the end of file: options snd-hda-intel model=3stack Sound works fine after reboot. Touchpad For special touchpad functions you must install "Synaptics Touchpad" drivers for X.Org server;. Tipe in a shell: $ sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-input-synaptics then (after xorg.conf file backup!!!!) edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf file $ kdesu kate /etc/X11/xorg.conf After the following line: InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer" add: InputDevice "Synaptics Touchpad" Then, after "Input device" section (for mouse) add Section "InputDevice" Identifier "Synaptics Touchpad" Driver "synaptics" Option "SendCoreEvents" "true" Option "Device" "/dev/psaux" Option "Protocol" "auto-dev" Option "HorizScrollDelta" "0" Option "SHMConfig" "on" EndSection Save the file and reboot X server (Ctrl+Alt+Backspace). Now Touchpad will be ok. Wireless Networking Madwifi driver installation for wireless network cardAETHEROS AR5BXB61 Dounload updated source file .tar.bz2 from: http://madwifi.org/wiki/UserDocs/GettingMadwifi Estract files in a directory. Open a shell a nd move in just-created-directory : Remove old driver by tipe: $ cd scripts $ sudo ./madwifi-unload.bash $ sudo ./find-madwifi-modules.sh $(uname -r) $ cd .. To compile the sources, type: $ make Install compiled drivers: $ sudo make install To load the driver module, type: $ sudo modprobe ath_pci Now you must create an interface: $ sudo wlanconfig ath0 create wlandev wifi0 wlanmode sta To bring up the wireless interface, type $ sudo ifconfig ath0 up To bring up the scanning module: $ sudo modprobe wlan_scan_sta If it's all ok, you can scan for accespoint typing: $ iwlist ath0 scan (original article: http://madwifi.org/wiki/UserDocs/FirstTimeHowTo) Built-in Webcam Download the source file: http://mxhaard.free.fr/spca50x/Download/gspcav1-20070110.tar.gz (or updated gspca drivers sources) Move in the download directory and estract the downloaded archive: $ tar -zxvf gspcav1-20070110.tar.gz compile and install drivers: $ cd gspcav1-20070110 $ make $ sudo make install Load modules by: $ sudo modprobe gspca If webcam works fine you can found the just-created device by: $ ls /dev | grep video by default is video0 You can use programs likecamorama or gqcam for webcam. If pictures looks innaturaly, add the following line: options gspca force_rgb=1 to the end of configuration file /etc/modprobe.d/options ; quindi si ricarica il modulo gspca. Thanks to Linus Torvalds and the other leaders of free world, all this is possible. Made with Bluefish HTML editor.