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Acer Aspire 4820tg TimelineX

Introduction

This is a compatibilty guide to running Linux (Kubuntu) with the Acer Aspire 4820 TimelineX laptop.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Acer Aspire 4820 TimelineX specifications page.

NameAcer Aspire 4820 TimelineX
Processor Intel Core i5 430M CPU ,2.26 GHz (with Intel Turbo Boost support)
Screen14 inch WXGA (1366×768)
Graphics ATI Radeon HD 5650
RAMUp to 4GB
HDDup to 500GB
Optical DriveNone
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1000 802.11b/g/n or Broadcom Wireless

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorTested
ScreenTested
HDDTested
Graphics Tested
SoundTested
EthernetPartialThe ethernet controller works after Bios upgrade
BatteryTestesThe battery works after Bios upgrade
WirelessWorksThe Intel wireless controller works just fine.
BluetoothNot Tested
ModemNot Tested
USBWorks
Card ReaderTested
WebcamWorks

Notes

Laptop was tested with Kubuntu 10.04.

Summary

The Acer Aspire 4820 TimelineX is quite a good linux laptop… just only after the BIOS upgrade.

For more and updated info go to Installing Kubuntu 10.04 >* on Acer TimelineX 4820TG

acer_aspire_4820_timelinex.txt · Last modified: 2017/09/09 22:56 by don