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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Lenovo G585 laptop. If you have the Lenovo G585 and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.
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For full specifications see the Lenovo G585 specifications page.
|Processor||AMD Brazos 2.0 Dual-core, 18w and 9w:
|Screen||15.6 HD screen (1366×768), 16:9 widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 16GB|
|HDD||Up to 1TB
750GB(5400rpm), 1TB (5400rpm)]
|Optical Drive||Integrated DVD reader/writer or Blue-ray Disc drive|
|Graphics||Up to integrated AMD Radeon HD 7370|
|Network||Ethernet NIC: 10/100M
|Graphics Chip||Works||Install the AMD proprietary drivers for best results.|
|VGA Out||Not Tested|
|HDMI Out||Not Tested|
|Headphone Port||Not Tested|
|Microphone-In Port||Not Tested|
|Wireless||Works depending on hardware||Some models of the G585 comes with an Atheros controller which doesn't appear to work with Linux|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
|Fingerprint Reader||Not Tested|
If you can avoid the Atheros wireless controller then the Lenovo G585 works well with Linux.