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 +====== Acer eMachines E525 ======
 +===== Introduction =====
 +This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Acer eMachines E525 laptop.
 +This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Acer eMachines E525. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the [[http://​​acer_emachines_e525|Acer eMachines E525 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+emachines+e525|Acer eMachines E525 specifications page]].
 +|Name|Acer eMachines E525|
 +|Processor|Intel® Celeron® mobile processor|
 +|Screen|15.6"​ (1366x768) Widescreen|
 +|RAM|Up to 4GB|
 +|HDD|160GB to 500GB|
 +|Optical Drive|DVD+-RW|
 +|Graphics|Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500M|
 +|Network|10/​100 Ethernet \\ 802.11b/g Wi-Fi CERTIFIED® network connection|
 +===== Linux Compatibility =====
 +|Processor|Works| |
 +|Screen|Works| |
 +|HDD|Works| |
 +|Optical Drive|Works| |
 +|Graphics|Works (read notes)| |
 +|Sound|Works| |
 +|Ethernet|Works (driver needed)|Follow this howto: http://​​showpost.php?​p=7808827&​postcount=8|
 +|Wireless|Works| |
 +|USB|Works| |
 +|Card Reader|Not Tested| |
 +|Webcam|Not Tested| |
 +===== Notes =====
 +Brightness changing does not work correctly. Linux ACPI bug.
 +sudo gedit /​etc/​default/​grub
 +Change bottomline to this:
 +GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="​quiet splash acpi_osi=Linux"​
 +Reboot, then it works with Fn keys.
 +===== Summary =====
 +You can enter a summary of how well the Acer eMachines E525 works with Linux here.
acer_emachines_e525.txt · Last modified: 2017/09/25 19:01 by don