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For full specifications see the Acer Aspire 6935G specifications page.
|Name||Acer Aspire 6935G|
|Processor||Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor T9xxx, P8xxx or P7XXX|
|Screen||16“ WXGA (1366×768) or HD (1920×1080) Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 4GB DDR3 1066Mhz (Supports upto 8GB)|
|HDD||Up to 500GB|
|Graphics||NVIDIA® GeForce 9600M GT|
|Network||Atheros Ethernet, Intel 5100/5300 802.11abgn, Broadcomm Bluetooth|
|Sound||working||install latest alsa-driver snapshot and set model=acer-aspire-8930g and/or download official driver at http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/downloadsCheck.aspx?Langid=1&PNid=14&PFid=24&Level=4&Conn=3&DownTypeID=3&GetDown=false|
|Wireless||working||Need to install non-free firmware on some distros|
|Card Reader||working||pass kernel option sdhci.sdhci_force=1 in grub.conf to make hotplugging work|
|ExpressCard Slot||working||might need to pass kernel option pciehp.pciehp_force=1 in grub.conf to make hotplugging work|
|Fingerprint Reader||working||Needs libfprint to work|
|Cinedash||partially working||Hold needs to be off during bootup|
The cinedash can be configured to behave appropriately by mapping the keycodes (checked using xev) to specific functions, including the touch sensitive volume meter that can be mapped to a sliding volume control.
You can enter a summary of how well the Acer Aspire 6935G works with Linux here.