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Acer Extensa 5630

Introduction

This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Acer Extensa 5630 laptop.

This guide is intended to provide you details on how well this laptop works with Linux and which modules you need to configure. For details on how to actually install and configure the required modules have a look at our guides section for distribution specific instructions.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Acer Extensa 5630. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Acer Extensa 5630 page on LapWik.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Acer Extensa 5630 specifications page.

NameAcer Extensa 5630
ProcessorIntel® Core™ 2 Duo processor – T5800
Screen15.4“ WXGA Widescreen
RAMUp to 4GB
HDD250GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD
NetworkEthernet, Intel 5100 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
Processorworks
Screenworks
HDDworks
Optical Driveworks
Graphicsworksit works with vesa driver which is poor, the intel native driver will be soon fixed but freezes the computer when used
Soundworks
Ethernetworks
Wirelessworks needs packets iwlwifi-4965 iwlwifi-5000 and iwlwifi-agn
Bluetoothworks
56K ModemNot Tested
USBworks
Card Readerworks
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested
PCMCIANot Tested
CameraNot Tested

Notes

You can enter any specific notes with running Linux on the Acer Extensa 5630 here.

Running Ubuntu 8.10, 32-bit (Intrepid) - works

Summary

You can enter a summary of how well the Acer Extensa 5630 works with Linux here.

acer_extensa_5630.txt · Last modified: 2017/09/27 21:33 by don