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 +====== Acer Aspire 7740G ======
 +===== Introduction =====
 +This is a compatiiblity guide to running Linux with the Acer Aspire 7740G laptop.
 +This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Acer Aspire 7740G. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the [[http://​​acer_aspire_7740g|Acer Aspire 7740G page on LapWik]].
 +===== Editing This Page =====
 +If you would like to edit this page please first view our [[Editing Guidelines]].
 +===== Specifications =====
 +For full specifications see the [[http://​​wiki/​acer+aspire+7740g|Acer Aspire 7740G specifications page]].
 +|Name|Acer Aspire 7740G|
 +|Processor|Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4MB Intel® Smart Cache, 2.66GHz) \\ Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU  M 430  @ 2.27GHz \\ Intel® Core™ i3-330M Processor (3MB Intel® Smart Cache, 2.13GHz)|
 +|Screen|17.3"​ 1600x900 Widescreen|
 +|RAM|Up to 8GB|
 +|HDD|up to 640GB|
 +|Optical Drive|DVD+-RW|
 +|Graphics|ATI Mobility Radeon™ 5650 graphics \\ or ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5470 graphics 512MB|
 +|Network|10/​100/​1000 Ethernet \\ 802.11b/g/n wireless|
 +===== Linux Compatibility =====
 +|Processor|Tested|i5 with Ubuntu 9.10 - Karmic Koala  |
 +|Screen|Not Tested|Ubuntu 9.10 - Karmic Koala does not support the ATI Card by default! \\ You have to download the driver by take the radeon on \\ name of an installations script "​" ​ |
 +|HDD|Tested|it works well |
 +|Optical Drive|Tested|it burns well whith Brasero ​ |
 +|Graphics|Tested|must be edit, it's not easy! |
 +|Sound|Tested|PROBLEM! The mic doesn'​t work, the speakers doesn'​t mute, when I plug in the Headset. But I think it's a configuration issue. ​ |
 +|Ethernet|Tested|OK works well! |
 +|Wireless|Tested|It works. But network manager often cut off the connection, I think its something is wrong with the configuration of the password of the wireless network |
 +|USB|Tested| No Problem |
 +|Card Reader|Tested and OK| with a Mini SD- Card Adapter and 4GB Memory |
 +|Fingerprint Reader|Not Tested| |
 +|Webcam|Tested and OK|Ubuntu ​ |
 +|Touchpad |Tested |Problem! It works, but the scroll ärea only scrolls down. The Pointer is OK. It doesn'​t has a middel button. |
 +===== Notes =====
 +Running Linux on the Acer Aspire 7740G.
 +I am using Ubuntu 9.10 - Karmic Koala for nearly a year. And I often say "ich mach jetzt doch wieder windows drauf" => i have to run win7 again. but I dont do it. I hop there are other peoples like my, and the time will come, when the tuchpad/​soundcard(mic) and graphic card will start up, out of the box.
 +Ubuntu 10... doesn'​t supports the graphic card by default. There was no diffrence when I tested it with the LIVE CD.
 +===== Summary =====
 +To get a graphics driver use http://​​ the english on.
 +==by D.==
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