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driver for asus k42f i5 series


i need to find out my laptop driver for asus k42f i5 series. and also need to know about the size of after installation size for backtrack 5 r3. please help me out fr this...


  • arochester
    arochester Posts: 368
    Your post suggests that you do not "know" Linux.

    What do you mean by "laptop" driver? Linux is different from Microsoft Windows in that most "drivers" are already in the Kernel. They usually work out-of-the-box. It is not necessary to install separately.

    The only additional "drivers" are commonly video and wifi.

    Get a LiveCD and try it and see if it works. If it works, well..., it works and no addition is probably necessary.

    It would be unwise to install Backtrack. Backtrack was replaced by Kali Linux.

    If you are new to Linux, unless you have some special reason, it would not be wise to install Kali Linux.

    According to the Kali website: "Kali is a Linux distribution specifically geared towards professional penetration testers and security specialists, and given its unique nature, it is NOT a recommended distribution if you’re unfamiliar with Linux or are looking for a general-purpose Linux desktop distribution for development, web design, gaming, etc."


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