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Acer Aspire 5750Z


This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Acer Aspire 5750Z laptop. If you have the Acer Aspire 5750Z and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.

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For full specifications see the Acer Aspire 5750Z specifications page.

NameAcer Aspire 5750Z
ProcessorIntel® Pentium® Processor B940/B950 (2.0/2.1GHz, 2MB L3 cache)
ChipsetIntel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset, Intel Corporation HM65 Express Chipset (Sandy Bridge)
Screen15.6“ (1366×768) Widescreen
RAMUp to 8GB
HDDup to 500GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel HD Graphics (6 execution units, Shader 4.1, DirectX 10.1, OpenGL 3.1, OpenCL NO) Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09)
Wired NetworkBroadcom Corporation NetLink BCM57785 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe
Wireless NetworkAtheros Communications Inc. AR9287 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01)
Analog SoundALC269VB

Linux Compatibility

ProcessorNot Tested
ScreenNot Tested
HDDNot Tested
Optical DriveNot Tested
Graphics ChipNot Tested
VGA OutNot Tested
HDMI OutWorks out of box with Ubuntu 12.04 Dual head not tested, audio passthrough for AC3/DTS still an issue
SoundWorks out of box with Ubuntu 12.04
Bulti-in MicrophoneNot Tested
Headphone JackNot Tested
EthernetWorks perfect
WirelessWorks out of box with Ubuntu 12.04Also finally got it to work with opensuse 12.1
USBNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested
Touch PadWorks out of box with Ubuntu 12.04
Suspend/ResumeNot Tested


You can enter any specific notes with running Linux on the Acer Aspire 5750Z here.

acer_aspire_5750z.txt · Last modified: 2017/09/11 21:57 by don