Ubuntu on Asus X401U

The Asus X401U laptop with the components described below has been awarded the status of Certified Pre-Install for Ubuntu.

Please note that for pre-installed systems:

  1. The system is available in some regions with a special image of Ubuntu pre-installed by the manufacturer. It takes advantage of the hardware features for this system and may include additional software. You should check when buying the system whether this is an option.
  2. Standard images of Ubuntu may not work at all on the system or may not work well, though Canonical and computer manufacturers will try to certify the system with future standard releases of Ubuntu.

Releases

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.
BIOS
American Megatrends Inc.: X401U.T308 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor
AMD AMD E-450 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics
Video
Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Wrestler [Radeon HD 6320]
Network
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Storage
None Hitachi HTS545050A7E380
Storage
Advanced Micro Devices Hudson IDE Controller