This is a guide to running Linux with the Acer Aspire TimelineX 1830T laptop.
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For full specifications see the Acer Aspire TimelineX 1830T specifications page.
|Name||Acer Aspire TimelineX 1830T|
|Processor||Intel® Core i5-520UM processor (3 MB L3 cache, 1.06 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 1.86 GHz, DDR3 800 MHz, 18 W)|
|Screen||11.6“ (1366×768) Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 4GB|
|HDD||up to 640GB|
|Graphics||Intel® HD Graphics|
Acer InviLink™ Nplify™ 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™
Acer InviLink™ 802.11b/g Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™
|Screen||Works||Also keyboard 'blank screen' and screen brightness controls work|
|Optical Drive||NaN||There is none|
|Graphics||Works||Also OpenGL works with the standard drivers for Intel|
|Sound||Works||Driver snd_hda_intel; also integrated mic works|
|Ethernet||Works||With standard driver atl1c|
|Wireless||Works||With driver provided by Broadcom (wl)|
|Bluetooth||Works||With standard driver btusb|
|Modem||NaN||There is none|
|Card Reader||Works||With standard MMC driver|
|Webcam||Works||With driver uvcvideo|
Everything works smoothly under Gentoo Linux kernel 2.6.38. The only device giving any problems was the wireless, and even that works well with the manufacturer drivers (package net-wireless/broadcom-sta in Gentoo). – June 23 2011
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