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Old 06-30-2013, 02:48 AM   #1
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Current Model Notebook/MSI U270DX

Hi there, would this Notebook work with Linux?

Specification Link:

I have tired searching and sending email to manufacturer, but no reply!
Any information or advice, will be appreciated!
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talks about the wireless card possibly being problematic. (The page gives a workaround.)

Judging from

I originally wrote

the card seems to be an Atheros AW-N100H
But as you see from rokytnji's post, that should be Atheros AW-NB100H

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the card seems to be an Atheros AW-N100H
slight correction, (good reply though)

Atheros Wireless Lan - AW-NB100H -Version

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Old 07-01-2013, 06:37 AM   #4
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I'll blame the fact that it was late here. Thanks for catching it. I've edited my first post (with explanation) so the information is correct.

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Old 07-02-2013, 07:04 AM   #5
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Thanks for the replies, very much appreciated!
I will buy the lap top, and if the wireless card caused problem, with replace it with one that is know to work on Linux! Thank you again!

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