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Acer Aspire 3935

Introduction

This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Acer Aspire 3935 laptop.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Acer Aspire 3935. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Acer Aspire 3935 page on LapWik.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Acer Aspire 3935 specifications page.

NameAcer Aspire 3935
ProcessorIntel® Core™2 Duo processor
Screen13.3“ 1366 x 768 Widescreen
RAMUp to 4GB
HDD to 500GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 5100/5300 (dual-band quad-mode 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N)
Fingerprint ReaderSynaptics SecurePad (Touchpad + Validity LiveFlex FPR)

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorks
ScreenWorksBrightness control does not seem to work
HDDWorks
Optical DriveWorks
GraphicsWorks
SoundWorks
EthernetWorks
WirelessWorks
BluetoothWorks
ModemNot Tested
USBWorks
Card ReaderNot Tested
Fingerprint ReaderNot Tested
WebcamWorks

Notes

ACPI

The CPU fan in this system does not seem to work correctly, it remains running much longer than appears to be necessary.

Brightness Control

This does not appear to work. It looks like Ubuntu tries to adjust the screen brightness but nothing actually happens.

Summary

Currently there are a few small issues with the Acer Aspire 3935 under Linux but for the most part it works fairly well.

acer_aspire_3935.txt · Last modified: 2017/09/09 22:47 by don