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Acer Aspire 5920

Introduction

This is a guide to running Linux with the Acer Aspire 5920 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 our guides section for distribution specific instructions.

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Specifications

NameAcer Aspire 5920
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo
Screen15.4“ WXGA Widescreen
RAM3GB to 4GB
HDD320GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW or Blu-ray
GraphicsIntel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 or NVIDIA Geforce 8600M
NetworkEthernet, Intel 3945AGB 802.11abg or Intel 4965AGB 802.11abgn, Bluetooth

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYes
HDDYes
Optical DriveYesCD and DVD burning
GraphicsYes but more test needed
SoundYes but more test neededMicrophone works
EthernetYes
WirelessYes
BluetoothYes
56K ModemNot Tested
USBYes
FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderYes
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested
CameraYes but more test needed

Notes

This laptop was tested with Ubuntu 8.10 x64.

Summary

The Acer Aspire 5920 works just fine with an up to date Linux distribution.

acer_aspire_5920.txt · Last modified: 2017/09/11 22:16 by don