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 +====== Acer Extensa 5630G ======
 +===== Introduction =====
 +This is a guide to running Linux with the Acer Extensa 5630G 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 [[Installation Guide|our guides]] section for distribution specific instructions.
 +
 +This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Acer Extensa 5630G. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the [[http://​www.lapwik.com/​acer_extensa_5630g|Acer Extensa 5630G page on LapWik]].
 +===== Author =====
 +bobby : bobbycvi(at)yahoo(dot)com
 +
 +===== Specifications =====
 +For full specifications see the [[http://​www.lapspecs.com/​wiki/​acer+extensa+5630g|Acer Extensa 5630G specifications page]].
 +
 +| Name|Acer Extensa 5630G|
 +| Processor|Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor – T5800 (2.0 GHz, 800 Mhz FSB, 2 MB L2 cache) |
 +| Screen|15.4"​ WXGA Acer Crystal Brite LCD Widescreen (8 ms/​220-nit)|
 +| RAM|Up to 4GB|
 +| HDD|250GB|
 +| Optical Drive|DVD+-RW|
 +| Graphics|Up To 1024 MB ATI Mobility RADEON™ HD 3470 (256 MB) HyperMemory|
 +| Network|Ethernet,​ Intel 5100 802.11a/​b/​g/​n,​ Bluetooth 2.0+EDR|
 +
 +===== Linux Compatibility =====
 +^Device^Compatibility^Comments^
 +| Processor|Tested|Tested in Ubuntu 8.10 |
 +| Screen|Tested|Tested in Ubuntu 8.10 |
 +| HDD|Tested| Tested in Ubuntu 8.10 |
 +| Optical Drive|Tested| Tested in Ubuntu 8.10 |
 +| Graphics|Tested| Tested in Ubuntu 8.10. Driver installed correctly. |
 +| Sound|Tested| Tested in Ubuntu 8.10. Driver installed correctly. |
 +| Ethernet|Tested| Tested in Ubuntu 8.10. Driver installed correctly. |
 +| Wireless|Tested| Tested in Ubuntu 8.10. Driver installed correctly. |
 +| Bluetooth|Tested| Tested in Ubuntu 8.10. Driver installed correctly. |
 +| 56K Modem|Tested| Tested in Ubuntu 8.10. Driver installed correctly. |
 +| USB|Tested| Tested in Ubuntu 8.10. Driver installed correctly. |
 +| Card Reader|Tested| Tested in Ubuntu 8.10. Driver installed correctly. |
 +| ExpressCard Slot|Not Tested|Not tested yet. But I think it works. |
 +| PCMCIA|Not Tested|Not tested yet. But I think it works. |
 +| Camera|Tested| Tested in Ubuntu 8.10. Driver installed correctly. |
 +
 +===== Notes =====
 +
 +Ubuntu 8.10 works perfectly on this Acer laptop. All drivers have been installed correctly. Bluetooth, wireless, ethernet network and the video card works great. I recommed you to install the new version of Ubuntu 8.10 (Inteprid).
 +
 +===== Summary =====
 +The Acer Extensa 5630G works just fine under Linux. As long as a recent Linux distribution is used you shouldn'​t have any problems at all. I recommed to use the recent Ubuntu realease, it works just fine.
  
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