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Acer Aspire 5520

Introduction

This is a template for a guide to running Linux with the Acer Aspire 5520 laptop.

This guide is intended to provide you details on how well this laptop works with Linux and which modules you need to configure. For details on how to actually install and configure the required modules have a look at our guides section for distribution specific instructions.

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Specifications

NameAcer Aspire 5520
ProcessorAMD Athlon 64 X2
Screen15.4“ WXGA Widescreen
RAM1GB to 4GB
HDD120GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsNVIDIA Geforce 7000M
NetworkEthernet, Acer InviLink 802.11bg

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorks
ScreenWorks
HDDWorks
Optical DriveWorks
GraphicsWorks
SoundWorks
EthernetWorks
WirelessWorks
56K ModemNot Tested
USBWorks
FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderWorks
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested

Notes

Install went smoothly. Used Envy to get graphics drivers. Had some trouble with the wifi. Found these (http://forumubuntusoftware.info/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=1278) instructions to be best. Used Wifi Radar to get connected after wireless showed up in my network drivers.

Summary

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acer_aspire_5520.txt · Last modified: 2017/09/09 23:17 by don