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 +====== Acer Aspire 5610-4610 ======
 +===== Author(s) =====
 +Charles Cosper
 +===== Introduction =====
 +This is a guide to running Linux with the Acer Aspire 5610-4610 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 [[Installation Guide|our guides]] section for distribution specific instructions.
 +===== Editing This Page =====
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 +===== Specifications =====
 +| Name|Acer Aspire 5610-4610|
 +| Processor|Intel Core Duo T2350 1.86Ghz|
 +| Screen|15.4"​ WXGA|
 +| RAM|1GB|
 +| HDD|160GB|
 +| Optical Drive|DVD+-RW Double Layer|
 +| Graphics|Intel 950|
 +| Network|10/​100 Ethernet, Intel 3945 802.11g Wireless|
 +| Other|4 x USB2.0, Webcam|
 +===== Linux Compatibility =====
 +^Device^Compatibility^Comments^
 +| Processor|Yes| |
 +| Screen|Yes| |
 +| Optical Drive|Yes| |
 +| Graphics|Yes| |
 +| Sound|Yes|Use the snd-hda-intel module|
 +| Ethernet|Yes|BCm44xx module|
 +| Wireless|Yes|Use the [[http://​ipw3945.sourceforge.net|ipw3945]] module|
 +| 56K Modem|Yes| |
 +| USB|Yes| |
 +| PCMCIA|Yes| |
 +| Camera|Yes*|(See note 2)|
 +===== Notes =====
 +1. To get X to recognize the 1280x800 native resolution, use the i915resolution tool.
 +2. The camera works in Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) after installing an app called "​cheese"​ through synaptic package manager.
 +===== Summary =====
 +This laptop works very well with a up to date Linux distribution. There were no problems getting it working. It was the most painless Linux install I've ever done.
  
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