This is a guide to running Linux with the Acer Aspire 5551G laptop.
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|Name||Acer Aspire 5551G|
|Processor||AMD Turion™ II Dual-Core Mobile Processor P520 2.3GHz
AMD Athlon™ II Dual-Core Processor P320 2.10GHz
|Screen||15.6“ (1366×768) Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 8GB|
|HDD||up to 500GB|
|Graphics||ATI Radeon™ HD 5470 graphics
ATI Radeon™ HD 5650 graphics
Acer InviLink™ Nplify™ 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™
Acer InviLink™ 802.11b/g Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™
|Graphics||Problems depending on kernel ver.|
For now there aren't any drivers for the graphics for kernel above 2.6.x. Tried to install the drivers which I found on the AMD site but without any positiv result. Although, works just fine with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (the best Linux I was able to test on this machine)
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