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 +====== Acer Aspire 1830 TimelineX ======
 +===== Introduction =====
 +This is a compatibilty guide to running Linux with the Acer Aspire 1830 TimelineX laptop.
 +This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Acer Aspire 1830 TimelineX. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the [[http://​​acer_aspire_1830_timelinex|Acer Aspire 1830 TimelineX page on LapWik]].
 +===== Editing This Page =====
 +If you would like to edit this page please first view our [[Editing Guidelines]].
 +===== Specifications =====
 +For full specifications see the [[http://​​wiki/​acer+aspire+1830+timelinex|Acer Aspire 1830 TimelineX specifications page]].
 +|Name|Acer Aspire 1830 TimelineX|
 +|Processor|Intel® Core™ i5-430UM Mobile Processor (3MB Intel® Smart Cache, 1.2GHz) \\ Intel® Core™ i3-330UM Mobile Processor (3MB Intel® Smart Cache, 1.2GHz) |
 +|Screen|11.6"​ (1366x768) Widescreen|
 +|RAM|Up to 4GB|
 +|HDD|up to 500GB|
 +|Optical Drive|None|
 +|Graphics|Intel® HD Graphics|
 +|Network|10/​100/​1000 Ethernet \\ Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1000 802.11b/g/n or Broadcom Wireless|
 +===== Linux Compatibility =====
 +|Processor|Not Tested| |
 +|Screen|Not Tested| |
 +|HDD|Not Tested| |
 +|Graphics|Not Tested| |
 +|Sound|Not Tested| |
 +|Ethernet|Partial|The ethernet controller doesn'​t work with current Linux distributions but support will be added for Ubuntu 10.04. It may work with Fedora 13 but that wasn't tested. |
 +|Wireless|Works|The Intel wireless controller works just fine. For the Broadcom controller in Ubuntu you need to activate it via the Hardware Drivers program.|
 +|Bluetooth|Not Tested| |
 +|Modem|Not Tested| |
 +|USB|Works| |
 +|Card Reader|Not Tested| |
 +|Webcam|Works| |
 +===== Notes =====
 +Laptop was tested with Ubuntu 10.04.
 +===== Summary =====
 +The Acer Aspire 1830 TimelineX at the moment doesn'​t have the best hardware support for Linux but this should all be fixed in Ubuntu 10.10, Fedora 14 and other newer Linux distributions.
acer_aspire_1830_timelinex.txt · Last modified: 2017/09/09 22:42 by don