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 +====== Acer Aspire 7745G ======
 +===== Introduction =====
 +This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Acer Aspire 7745G laptop. ​
 +This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Acer Aspire 7745G. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the [[http://​​acer_aspire_7745g|Acer Aspire 7745G 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+7745g|Acer Aspire 7745G specifications page]].
 +|Name|Acer Aspire 7745G|
 +|Processor|Intel® Core™ i7-720QM Mobile Processor (6MB Intel® Smart Cache, 1.6GHz) \\ Intel® Core™ i3-350M Mobile Processor (3MB Intel® Smart Cache, 2.26GHz)|
 +|Screen|17.3"​ 1600x900 Widescreen|
 +|RAM|Up to 16GB - Intel i7 \\ Up to 8GB - Intel i3|
 +|HDD|up to 500GB|
 +|Optical Drive|DVD+-RW \\ Blu-ray|
 +|Graphics|ATI Mobility Radeon™ 5650|
 +|Network|10/​100/​1000 Ethernet \\ Acer InviLink Nplify 802.11b/​g/​n|
 +===== Linux Compatibility =====
 +|Processor|Works| |
 +|Screen|Works| |
 +|HDD|Works| |
 +|Optical Drive|Works| |
 +|Graphics|Works| |
 +|Sound|Works| |
 +|Ethernet|Works| |
 +|Wireless|Works|In Ubuntu 10.10, active with the **Additional Drivers** program |
 +|Bluetooth|Works| |
 +|Modem|Not Tested| |
 +|USB|Works| |
 +|Card Reader|Works| |
 +|Webcam|Not Tested| |
 +===== Notes =====
 +For proper ACPI support from this laptop (to get battery, suspend/​resume,​ etc working properly) you need to install at least BIOS version 1.03.
 +Make sure you use a Linux distribution with at least kernel version 2.6.35, such as Ubuntu 10.10. Older distributions have problem with sound and wireless.
 +===== Summary =====
 +The Acer Aspire 7745G is not the easiest laptop to setup with Linux, however with a bit of work good results can be achieved.
acer_aspire_7745g.txt · Last modified: 2017/09/14 21:23 by don