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Acer Aspire 7741G


This is a template for a future guide to running Linux with the Acer Aspire 7741G laptop. If you have the Acer Aspire 7741G and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.

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For full specifications see the Acer Aspire 7741G specifications page.

NameAcer Aspire 7741G
ProcessorIntel® Core™i5-450M Mobile Processor (3MB Intel® Smart Cache, 2.40GHz)
Intel® Core™ i3-350M Mobile Processor (3MB Intel® Smart Cache, 2.26GHz)
Screen17.3“ 1600×900 Widescreen
RAMUp to 8GB
HDDup to 500GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsATI Mobility Radeon™ 5650
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
Acer InviLink Nplify 802.11b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

ProcessorGoodDidn't check each feature, but it's running fine
Optical DriveGood Tested reading only
GraphicsGood Tested with commercial driver
SoundOutput good, Input poorCapture has lot of white noise and even cracks
EthernetGoodDidn't test throughput
WirelessGoodDidn't test throughput
USBGoodDidn't test throughput
Card ReaderNot Tested


Tested with Ubuntu 10.04.2 for x86_64


Everything works fine except for audio capturing.

acer_aspire_7741g.txt · Last modified: 2017/09/14 21:21 by don