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Compaq

Model openSUSE
Release
Video (A) Sound (4) Network (B) Bluetooth (8) Power
Management (C)
Infra
Red (12)
PCMCIA (13) Card
Reader (14)
Others (*)
2D (1) 3D (2) TV-out (3) Wired (5) Wireless (6) Modem (7) Screen
Brightness (9)
Suspend
to RAM (10)
Suspend
to Disk (11)
2405 CA 10.0 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(6) Using Ndiswrapper.

6710s 10.2 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
10.3 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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10.2:
(*) Special Function Keys don't work except hardware handled ones (Brightness).

6720 10.3 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(*) The wireless failed to function with iwlwifi driver, but functioned well with ipw3945 driver and wifi-radar (not with knetworkmanager).

nx 6110 10.0 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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nx 6125 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(6) Using Ndiswrapper + driver.
(C) Powermanagement/ACPI works mostly but sleeping or restarting freezes the machine.
(*) Shortcutkeys (sound volume/brightness control etc.) do not work.

V 2401 CL 10.2 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(6) When using ndiswrapper, if wireless device is already installed in Yast, edit it and change the module under hardware to ndiswrapper from bcm42xx.
(*) Don't forget to type noapic in the boot options after rebooting.

V 2410 10.0 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
10.1 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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10.0:
(A) Newest ATI driver (as of 05/07/2006) works with 200M.
(6) Using Ndiswrapper + bcmwl5.

10.1:
(2) 3D Mesa OpenGL.
(6) Using Ndiswrapper + bcmwl5.

(*) SuSE 10.1 has better auto-mount support for external USB devices. SuSE 10.0 works, just has to be browsed through media rather than auto-detect pop-ups.

V 3000 Z 10.1 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-cross.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(4) It is impossible to adjust volume, or to mute.
(6) Wireless will work but you have to use ndiswrapper with the Windows drivers.

V 6000 10.2 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-cross.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(A) Using Nvidia driver.
(6) Using Ndiwrapper.

V 6302 EU 10.2 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(2) Using Nvidia driver.
(4) Update ALSA to the latest.
(6) Using Ndiswrapper.

nw 9440 10.3 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(2) Using Nvidia driver.
(6) Although buggy; must change kernel module on wireless card to ipw3945 instead of iwl3945.
(*) Function keys are buggy: dimming controls don't work, presentation mode works sometimes, calculator button doesn't work, information button does bring up YELP.



Compaq Armada

Model openSUSE
Release
Video (A) Sound (4) Network (B) Bluetooth (8) Power
Management (C)
Infra
Red (12)
PCMCIA (13) Card
Reader (14)
Others (*)
2D (1) 3D (2) TV-out (3) Wired (5) Wireless (6) Modem (7) Screen
Brightness (9)
Suspend
to RAM (10)
Suspend
to Disk (11)
M 700 10.0 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png NotApplicable.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(8) With USB DLink DBT-122 stick.



Compaq Evo

Model openSUSE
Release
Video (A) Sound (4) Network (B) Bluetooth (8) Power
Management (C)
Infra
Red (12)
PCMCIA (13) Card
Reader (14)
Others (*)
2D (1) 3D (2) TV-out (3) Wired (5) Wireless (6) Modem (7) Screen
Brightness (9)
Suspend
to RAM (10)
Suspend
to Disk (11)
N 610 C 10.0 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png NotApplicable.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-cross.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(C) Be aware that this laptop runs extremely hot. Under load the CPU will get close to 90C even with all fans enabled.

N 800 V 10.3 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png NotApplicable.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-cross.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(C) Be aware that this laptop runs extremely hot.

N 800 C 11.0 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png NotApplicable.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-cross.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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This model does not seem to have the same heat problems the N610c or N800v have.
(A) Cannot change resolution from default.



Compaq Mini (Netbook)

Model openSUSE
Release
Video (A) Sound (4) Network (B) Bluetooth (8) Power
Management (C)
Infra
Red (12)
PCMCIA (13) Card
Reader (14)
Others (*)
2D (1) 3D (2) TV-out (3) Wired (5) Wireless (6) Modem (7) Screen
Brightness (9)
Suspend
to RAM (10)
Suspend
to Disk (11)
Mini 110c 11.2 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png NotApplicable.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png NotApplicable.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png
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(6) After 11.2 installation the netbook will hang on boot. Disable ssb and b43 modules which do not work with BCM4312 wireless controller. After you have a running system, follow the instructions on HCL to have a running driver for BCM4312 (i.e. compile and use the linux wl driver from Broadcom).
(8) With external dongle sold with the netbook.



Compaq Presario

Model openSUSE
Release
Video (A) Sound (4) Network (B) Bluetooth (8) Power
Management (C)
Infra
Red (12)
PCMCIA (13) Card
Reader (14)
Others (*)
2D (1) 3D (2) TV-out (3) Wired (5) Wireless (6) Modem (7) Screen
Brightness (9)
Suspend
to RAM (10)
Suspend
to Disk (11)
1500 10.1 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png NotApplicable.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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2547 ai 10.0 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-cross.png Icon-cross.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(6) Using ndiswrapper.

B1213TU 11.2 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(*) In short, this model works well right out-of-the-box !

C 302 NR 10.3 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(6) BCMWL5.SYS & BCMWL5.INF installed with Ndiswrapper.
Hint: During the confirmation near the end of the install do not change any video settings. If you do, you run the risk of getting a fuzzy looking display. If this happens, re-install and use the default setting openSUSE picked.

C 700 10.3 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-cross.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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CQ50-110US 11.1 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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Had problems with getting wireless and sound to work, but results may not be typical.
(4)(6) See this link.

CQ50 - 111LA 11.1 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(*) Webcam: Icon-checked.png

CQ61-207SL 11.2 (+) Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png NotApplicable.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png NotApplicable.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png
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(+) And over, up to 11.4
(1) Webcam: Icon-checked.png
(2) VGA Port: Icon-checked.png
(3) HDMI Port: Icon-question.png

F 560 E 10.2 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
10.3 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
11.1 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(2) Using Nvidia driver.
(6) Using Ndiswrapper.

F 700 10.3 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
11.0 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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10.3, 11.0:
(2) Using Nvidia.
(6) Using Ndiswrapper with bcmwl5.inf & bcmwl5.sys files from Windows.

F 730 US 11.0 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(2) Using Nvidia.
(6) Using Ndiswrapper with bcmwl5.inf & bcmwl5.sys files from Windows.

F 767 NR 11.0 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-cross.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-cross.png Icon-cross.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(A) Using Nvidia driver.

R 3190 US 10.3 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-cross.png
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(A) Using Nvidia driver.
(6) Using Ndiswrapper.

R 3200 CTO 10.0 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(A) Using Nvidia driver.
(6) Using Ndiswrapper.

R 3470 US 10.2 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(A) Using Nvidia driver.
(6) Need to extract firmware from original Windows driver via bcm43xx-fwcutter.
(*) Touchpad: edit file /etc/X11/xorg.conf, in the section "InputDevice", where the driver is "synaptics", change options to "MaxTapMove" "0", "MaxTapTime" "0", "HorizScrollDelta" "0".

R 4000 10.0 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(6) Using Ndiswrapper.

R 5000 10.1 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(6) Using Ndiswrapper.

V 2000 10.0 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-cross.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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V 3033 AU 10.2 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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V 4000 EA 10.2 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(C) Suspend and hibernate required "-f -a 3" being added to S2RAM_OPTS in /etc/pm/config.

V 5120 NR 10.1 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(6) bcm4318 via ndiswrapper.

V 5245 EU 10.2 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(2) Using ATI driver.
(6) Using Ndiswrapper.
(*) Special Function Keys don't work except hardware handled ones (Brightness). Sound Keys work with Compaq Laptop Keyboard type.

V6106AU 11.2 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png NotApplicable.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png
11.3 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png
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(2)using nvidia driver (6)using Bcm43xx cutter (b43) (7)Phone modem bluetooth and cable

V 6340 EU 11.0 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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(A) Using Nvidia driver.
(6) Installed the firmware and compiled a new kernel, didn't try Ndiswrapper.

V 6650 ED 10.3 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png
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(4) Works after updating ALSA applications.

X 1000 10.2 Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png
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CQ61-323ER 11.2 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png NotApplicable.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png NotApplicable.png Icon-question.png
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(*) Webcam: Icon-checked.png


CQ61-330SS 11.2 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png NotApplicable.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png NotApplicable.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png
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(*) Webcam: Icon-checked.png (6) The button works partially (off, ok; on needs network restart). (10)(11) Sometimes the mouse freezes
11.4 - caveats solved


CQ60-155EP 10.3 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png
11.1 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png
11.4 Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-question.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png Icon-checked.png NotApplicable.png NotApplicable.png Icon-checked.png
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(*) Webcam: Icon-checked.png (4)Alsa up-grade was necessary. All fn+f4..8 buttons work, switching for external monitor, monitor brightness. Did not test modem.