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 +====== Acer Aspire 5745G ======
 +===== Introduction =====
 +This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Acer Aspire 5745G laptop.
 +
 +This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Acer Aspire 5745G. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the [[http://​www.lapwik.com/​acer_aspire_5745g|Acer Aspire 5745G page on LapWik]].
 +===== Editing This Page =====
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 +===== Specifications =====
 +For full specifications see the [[http://​www.lapspecs.com/​wiki/​acer+aspire+5745g|Acer Aspire 5745G specifications page]].
 +
 +|Name|Acer Aspire 5745G|
 +|Processor|Intel® Core i7-720QM processor (6 MB L3 cache 1.60 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.80 GHz, 45 W), i7-620M processor (4 MB L3 cache, 2.66 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.33 GHz, 35 W), supporting Intel® 64 architecture,​ Intel® Smart Cache or \\ Intel® Core i5-430M/ i5-520M processor (3 MB L3 cache, 2.26/2.40 Ghz with Turbo Boost up to 2.53/2.93 GHz, 35 W), supporting Intel® 64 architecture,​ Intel® Smart Cache \\ |
 +|Screen|15.6"​ (1366x768) Widescreen|
 +|RAM|Up to 4GB|
 +|HDD|320GB to 640GB|
 +|Optical Drive|DVD+-RW \\ Blu-ray|
 +|Graphics|NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 330M \\ NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 420M|
 +|Network|10/​100/​1000 Ethernet \\ Acer InviLink™ Nplify™ 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED|
 +===== Linux Compatibility =====
 +^Device^Compatibility^Comments^
 +|Processor|Works| |
 +|Screen|Works| |
 +|HDD|Works| |
 +|Optical Drive|Works| |
 +|Graphics|Works|Install the NVIDIA proprietary drivers for best support.|
 +|Sound|Works| |
 +|Ethernet|Works|Needs an up to date Linux distribution such as Ubuntu 10.10|
 +|Wireless|Works| |
 +|Bluetooth|Not Tested| |
 +|Modem|Not Tested| |
 +|USB|Works| |
 +|Card Reader|Works|Tested with SD and XD cards|
 +|Webcam|Works| Doesn'​t work in v4l1 applications. Works in kopete (uvcvideo driver)|
 +|ACPI|Works|**Update:​** Battery monitoring now working with the latest BIOS update. Grab the update from [[http://​www.acer.co.uk/​acer/​service.do?​LanguageISOCtxParam=en&​miu10einu24.current.attN2B2F2EEF=3734&​sp=page15e&​ctx2.c2att1=17&​miu10ekcond13.attN2B2F2EEF=3734&​CountryISOCtxParam=UK&​ctx1g.c2att92=122&​ctx1.att21k=1&​CRC=2980211862|here]].|
 +===== Notes =====
 +Laptop was tested with Ubuntu 10.04.
 +===== Summary =====
 +With the latest BIOS update the Acer Aspire 5745G works well with Linux. Main problem is the ethernet controller at present.
  
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