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For full specifications see the Acer Aspire One 721 specifications page.
|Name||Acer Aspire One 721|
|Processor||AMD Athlon II Neo K125 1.70 GHz|
|Screen||11.1“ WXGA Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 4GB|
|HDD||up to 250GB|
|Graphics||ATI Radeon HD 4225|
|Card Reader||Works||Tested with Mageia 7|
Tested with Ubuntu 12.10
To get wireless to work you will need to add the following line into /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf:
After a little bit of fiddling with the wireless the Acer Aspire One 721 works well with Ubuntu 12.10.