TUXEDO Aura 15 (Gen2)

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A TUXEDO Aura 15 (Gen2) running Gentoo Linux with TUXEDO's custom control center and a terminal with neofetch open.

The TUXEDO Aura 15 (Gen2) is a configurable Linux notebook from 2022. It can be run using only open source drivers without sacrificing any functionality. When buying a configuration with 32G memory and a R7 5700U, the notebook can easily run Gentoo.


Device Make/model Status Kernel version Note
APU AMD Ryzen 7 5700U Works 6.1.31
APU AMD Ryzen 5 5500U Works[1] N/A
APU AMD Ryzen 3 5300U Works[1] N/A
Video AMD ATI 05:00.0 Lucienne Works 6.1.31
Webcam BisonCam,NB Pro (1MP 720p) Works 6.1.31
External speaker Stereo High Definition Audio Works 6.1.31
Microphone N/A Works 6.1.31
Keyboard QWERTZ Works 6.1.31 should work with every other layout; to control backlighting, go to TUXEDO's/Clevo's driver modules
LTE/HSDPA+ 4G/GPS Standalone, A-GPS, GPS XTRA, Glonass Huawei ME936 Works[1] N/A



FILE /etc/portage/make.confFor every Notebook configuration
VIDEO_CARDS="amdgpu radeonsi radeon"
FILE /etc/portage/make.confOnly Ryzen 7 5700U & 32G memory
CPU_FLAGS_X86="aes avx avx2 f16c fma3 mmx mmxext pclmul popcnt rdrand sha sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 sse4a ssse3"


  • Read this article for the processor.
  • Read this article for the webcam.
  • Enable these options for the remaining hardware:
KERNEL Other options with 6.1.31-gentoo
[*] Networking Support  --->
  <M> Bluetooth subsystem support  --->
    Bluetooth device drivers  --->
      <M> HCI USB driver
      [*]   Broadcom protocol support
      [*]   Realtek protocol support
  [*] Wireless  --->
    <M> cfg80211 - wireless configuration API
    <M> Generic IEEE 802.11 Networking Stack (mac80211)
Device Drivers  --->
  [*] Misc devices  --->
    <*> Realtek PCI-E card reader
  [*] Network device support  --->
    [*] Ethernet driver support  --->
      [*] Realtek devices
      <M>   RealTek RTL-8129/8130/8139 PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter support
      <M>   Realtek 8169/8168/8101/8125 ethernet support
    [*] Wireless LAN  --->
      [*] Intel devices
      <M>   Intel Wireless WiFi Next Gen AGN - Wireless-N/Advanced-N/Ultimate-N (iwlwifi)
      <M>     Intel Wireless WiFi MVM Firmware support
  [*] GPIO Support  --->
    [*] Character device (/dev/gpiochipN) support
    [*]   Support GPIO ABI Version 1
  Graphics support  --->
    <M> ATI Radeon
    <M> AMD GPU
      [*] Enable amdgpu support for SI parts
      ACP (Audio CoProcessor) Configuration  --->
        [*] Enable AMD Audio CoProcessor IP support
      Display Engine Configuration  --->
        [*] AMD DC - Enable new display engine
    Frame buffer Devices  --->
      <*> Support for frame buffer devices  --->
        [*] EFI-based Framebuffer Support
        <*> ATI Radeon display support
        [*]   DDC/I2C for ATI Radeon support
        [*]   Support for backlight control
  HID support  --->
    [*] /dev/hidraw raw HID device support
    <*> Generic HID driver
    I2C HID support  --->
      <*> HID over I2C transport layer ACPI driver
  [*] USB support  --->
    <*> Support for Host-side USB
    [*] PCI based USB host interface
    [*] USB announce new devices
    <*> xHCI HCD (USB 3.0) support
    <*> EHCI HCD (USB 2.0) support
    <*> USB Type-C Support  --->
      <*> USB Type-C Port Controller Manager
      USB Type-C Alternate Mode drivers  --->
        <*> DisplayPort Alternate Mode driver
  <*> MMC/SD/SDIO card support  --->
    <*> Realtek PCI-E SD/MMC Card Interface Driver

TUXEDO's & Clevo's driver modules

Read the TUXEDO Software article for further instructions.

See also

  • Ryzen — a multithreaded, high performance processor manufactured by AMD.
  • AMDGPU — the next generation family of open source graphics drivers using the new Display Core (DC) framework for Vega, Raven Ridge and later GPUs. It is however also capable of handling newer AMD/ATI Radeon graphics cards based on GCN1.0+, namely the Southern Islands, Sea Islands, Volcanic Islands, and Arctic Islands chipsets.

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