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 +====== Acer Aspire 5750ZG ======
 +===== Introduction =====
 +I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Acer Aspire 5750ZG. It mostly works, but there are some problems that you should solve and a few tweaks that will lower the temperature,​ fan noise, and make your laptop battery last longer. See notes!
 +===== Specifications =====
 +|Name|Acer Aspire 5750ZG|
 +|Processor|Intel® Pentium® Processor B960 (2M Cache, 2.20 GHz)|
 +|Chipset|Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset, Intel Corporation HM65 Express Chipset (Sandy Bridge)|
 +|Screen|15.6"​ (1366x768) Widescreen|
 +|Optical Drive|DVD+-RW|
 +|Graphics|Optimus combo: Intel HD Graphics + NVIDIA GeForce 610M|
 +|Wired Network|Broadcom Corporation NetLink BCM57785 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe (rev 10)|
 +|Wireless Network|Broadcom Corporation BCM43227 802.11b/​g/​n|
 +|Analog Sound|HD Intel PCH - Intel CoguarPoint HDMI|
 +===== Linux Compatibility =====
 +|Processor|Works| |
 +|Screen|Works| |
 +|HDD|Works| |
 +|Optical Drive|Works| |
 +|Graphics Chip|Works| |
 +|VGA Out|Works| Should install bumblebee 3.0 in order to use NVIDA GeForce 610M card|
 +|HDMI Out|Works| |
 +|Sound|Works| |
 +|Bulti-in Microphone|Works| |
 +|Headphone Jack|Works| |
 +|Ethernet|Works| |
 +|Wireless|Works| Must use restricted drivers: Broadcom STA wireless driver|
 +|USB|Works| |
 +|Card Reader|Not Tested| |
 +|Webcam|Works| |
 +|Touch Pad|Works| |
 +|Suspend/​Resume|Works| |
 +===== Notes =====
 +Acer Aspire 5750ZG is not made with Linux in mind but with a bit of tweaking it will work well. I've wrote a guide on how to set it up: 
 +[[http://​​2012/​10/​install-ubuntu-12.04-lts-precise-pangolin-on-acer-aspire-5750zg-laptop.html|Install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Acer Aspire 5750zg]]
acer_aspire_5750zg.txt · Last modified: 2017/09/11 22:14 by don