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 +====== Acer Aspire S3 951 ======
 +===== Introduction =====
  
 +// This page is moved to [[http://​www.linlap.info/​wiki/​acer+aspire+s3]]//​
 +This is a guide to running Linux with the Acer Aspire S3 951 laptop.
 +
 +This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Acer Aspire S3 951. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the [[http://​www.lapwik.com/​acer_aspire_s3_951|Acer Aspire S3 951 page on LapWik]].
 +
 +===== Editing This Page =====
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 +===== Specifications =====
 +For full specifications see the [[http://​www.lapspecs.com/​wiki/​acer+aspire+s3+951|Acer Aspire S3 951 specifications page]].
 +
 +|Name|Acer Aspire S3 951|
 +|Processor|Intel® Core™ i7-2637M processor (4 MB L3 cache, 1.70 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.80 GHz, DDR3 1333 MHz, 17 W), supporting Intel® 64 architecture,​ Intel® Smart Cache \\ Intel® Core™ i5-2467M processor (3 MB L3 cache, 1.60 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.30 GHz, DDR3 1333 MHz, 17 W), supporting Intel® 64 architecture,​ Intel® Smart Cache \\ Intel® Core™ i3-2367M processor (3 MB L3 cache, 1.40 GHz, DDR3 1333 MHz, 17 W), supporting Intel® 64 architecture,​ Intel® Smart Cache|
 +|Screen|13.3"​ (1366x768) Widescreen|
 +|RAM|4GB|
 +|HDD|320GB + 20ssd|
 +|Optical Drive|None|
 +|Graphics|Intel HD Graphics 3000|
 +|Network|No Ethernet \\ Atheros AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter |
 +===== Linux Compatibility =====
 +^Device^Compatibility^Comments^
 +|Processor|Works| |
 +|Screen|Works| |
 +|HDD|Works| |
 +|Graphics|Works| |
 +|Sound|Works| |
 +|Wireless|Works| |
 +|Bluetooth|Not Tested| |
 +|USB|Works| |
 +|Card Reader|Works| |
 +|Webcam|Works| |
 +
 +====== **Acer Aspire S3 on Ubuntu 12.04 "​Precise Pangolin"​** ======
 +
 +
 +===== Basic Installation Instructions =====
 +
 +make usb with [[http://​unetbootin.sourceforge.net/​]] and boot
 +press F2 while booting and change boot order
 +(make sure that the USB stick is at the top of the boot order)
 +
 +Guide for usb installation of ubuntu is here [[https://​help.ubuntu.com/​community/​Installation/​FromUSBStick]]
 +
 +I make partitions like those !
 +
 +sda1  100MB /boot
 +sda2  310GB /home
 +sda3    9GB swap
 +
 +sdb1    20GB /
 +
 +**__boot loader on sda__**
 +
 +__do not mark install update while install if you have problems with wifi speed !
 +explained down how to fix wifi__ ​
 +
 +===== Brightness control =====
 +
 +The brightness adjustment (FN+ left/right arrow) ​
 + open a terminal window and type :
 + //you can use your favorite editor//
 +
 +<​code>​
 +sudo nano /​etc/​default/​grub
 +</​code>​
 +This will open the grub configuration file. 
 + ​You'​ve got to modify the line:
 +
 +<​code>​
 +GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="​quiet splash pcie_aspm=force i915.semaphores=1 acpi_backlight=vendor elevator=noop"​
 +</​code>​
 +
 +Save and close 
 +<​code>​
 +sudo update-grub
 +</​code>​
 +
 +
 +=====AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter=====
 + 
 +
 +//If you are connected on wireless and its slow then://
 +<​code/>​
 +$sudo -s
 +#echo "​options ath9k nohwcrypt=1"​ > /​etc/​modprobe.d/​ath9k.conf
 +</​code>​
 +
 +//Or in live mode//:
 +<​code>​
 +#ifconfig wlan0 down 
 +#rmmod -f ath9k
 +#modprobe ath9k nohwcrypt=1
 +</​code>​
 +if wlan is not up then 
 +<​code>​
 +#ifconfig wlan1 up
 +</​code>​
 +
 +if you get random freezes try in  the BIOS configuration to put Network boot on top of the boot priority list 
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