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 +====== Acer Aspire 8943G ======
 +===== Introduction =====
 +This is a guide to running Linux with the Acer Aspire 8943G laptop.
  
 +This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Acer Aspire 8943G. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the [[http://​www.lapwik.com/​acer_aspire_8943g|Acer Aspire 8943G page on LapWik]].
 +===== Editing This Page =====
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 +===== Specifications =====
 +For full specifications see the [[http://​www.lapspecs.com/​wiki/​acer+aspire+8943g|Acer Aspire 8943G specifications page]].
 +
 +|Name|Acer Aspire 8943G|
 +|Processor|Intel® Core™ i7-720QM Mobile Processor|
 +|Screen|18.4"​ 1920x1080 Widescreen|
 +|RAM|Up to 16GB|
 +|HDD|up to 500GB|
 +|Optical Drive|Blu-ray|
 +|Graphics|ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5850 graphics|
 +|Network|10/​100/​1000 Ethernet \\ Acer InviLink Nplify 802.11b/​g/​n|
 +===== Linux Compatibility =====
 +^Device^Compatibility^Comments^
 +|Processor|Compatible(tested on ubuntu 11.04)| |
 +|Screen|Compatible(tested on ubuntu 11.04)| |
 +|HDD|Compatible(tested on ubuntu 11.04)| |
 +|Optical Drive|Compatible(tested on xubuntu 11.10)| |
 +|Graphics|Compatible(tested on ubuntu 11.04)| |
 +|Sound|Compatible minus "​subwoofer"​ and 3.5mm optical(tested on ubuntu 11.04)| |
 +|Ethernet|Compatible(tested on ubuntu 11.04)| |
 +|Wireless|Compatible(tested on ubuntu 11.04)| |
 +|Bluetooth|Compatible(tested on xubuntu 11.10)| |
 +|Modem|Not Tested| |
 +|USB|Compatible(tested on ubuntu 11.04)| |
 +|Firewire|Not Tested| |
 +|Card Reader|incompatible(tested on ubuntu 11.04)| |
 +|Webcam|Compatible(tested on xubuntu 11.10)| |
 +===== Notes =====
 +Runs just fine with little configuration in ubuntu natty, much effort was not put in to getting the incompatible hardware to run.
 +===== Summary =====
 +You can enter a summary of how well the Acer Aspire 8943G works with Linux here.
 +Very impressed with how well my 8943G runs in xubuntu 11.10. I have not had the time or even the desire to test out the thumb print or card reader, but when I have time to play I shall.
acer_aspire_8943g.txt · Last modified: 2017/09/19 20:50 by don