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Acer Aspire 5930

Introduction

This is a guide to running Linux with the Acer Aspire 5930 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 5930
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo
Screen15.4“ WXGA Widescreen
RAM1GB to 4GB
HDD250GB or 320GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW or BluRay
GraphicsIntel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 or NVIDIA Geforce 8600M or NVIDIA Geforce 9600M GT
NetworkEthernet, Intel 4965AGN 802.11abgn or Intel 5100 , Bluetooth

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
Processorworkspowermanagement also works
Screenworksexternal screen also works
HDDworks
Optical Driveworks
Graphicsworks
Soundworksheadphones work with ALSA 1.19
Ethernetworks
Wirelessworksyou cant turn it on/off with the inbuild buttons
Bluetoothworks
56K ModemNot Tested
USBworks
Card Readerworksyou have to add “modprobe pciehp” in ”/etc/rc.d/rc.local“
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested
Cameraworkstested with skype, Cheese

Notes

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Summary

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acer_aspire_5930.txt · Last modified: 2017/09/11 22:23 by don