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Acer Aspire 5517

Introduction

This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Acer Aspire 5517 laptop.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Acer Aspire 5517. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Acer Aspire 5517 page on LapWik.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Acer Aspire 5517 specifications page.

NameAcer Aspire 5517
ProcessorAMD Athlon™ 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor TK-42 (1MB L2 cache, 1.60GHz)
AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor L310 (1MB L2 cache 1.20GHz)
AMD Athlon™ 64 Single-Core Processor TF-20 (512KB L2 cache, 1.60GHz)
Screen15.6“ (1366×768) Widescreen
RAMUp to 4GB
HDDup to 320GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsATI Radeon™ HD 3200 graphics
ATI Radeon™ Xpress 1200
Network10/100 Ethernet
Acer® InviLink Nplify 802.11b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorks
ScreenWorks
HDDWorks
Optical DriveWorks
GraphicsWorksYou can install the fglrx drivers if you want 3D.
SoundWorks
EthernetWorks
WirelessWorksIn Ubuntu 10.04 you need to activate these drivers from within the “Hardware Drivers” program
USBWorks
Card ReaderWorks
WebcamWorks

Notes

This laptop was tested with the 64bit version of Ubuntu 10.04

Summary

The Acer Aspire 5517 works just fine with Ubuntu 10.04, no real problem to report at all.

acer_aspire_5517.txt · Last modified: 2017/09/09 23:09 by don