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Acer TravelMate 5760

Introduction

This is a guide to running Linux with the Acer TravelMate 5760 laptop.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Acer TravelMate 5760. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Acer TravelMate 5760 page on LapWik.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Acer TravelMate 5760 specifications page.

NameAcer TravelMate 5760
ProcessorIntel® CoreTM i5-2410M/i5-2520M/i5-2540M processor (3 MB L3 cache, 2.30/2.50/2.60 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.90/3.20/3.30 GHz, DDR3 1333 MHz, 35 W)
Intel® CoreTM i3-2310M processor (3 MB L3 cache, 2.10 GHz, DDR3 1333 MHz, 35 W)
Screen15.6“ (1366×768) Widescreen
RAMUp to 8GB
HDDup to 750GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 3000
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
Intel Centrino® Advanced-N 6205, 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED
Acer InviLink™ Nplify™ 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™
Acer InviLink™ 802.11b/g Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™

Linux Compatibility

tested on openSuSE 11.4, Ubuntu 12.04

DeviceCompatibilityComments
Processoryes
Screenyes
HDDyes
Optical Driveyes
Graphicsyes
Soundyesintern speakers don't mute when earphone plugged in
EthernetNot out of the boxYes, out of box on Ubuntu 12.04
Wirelessyes
BluetoothNot Tested
Modem-
USByes
Card ReaderNot out of the boxCrash with XD-Card
Webcamyes

Notes

Ethernet Driver from http://www.belobog2.0fees.net/AR81Family-linux-v1.0.1.14/ CardReader Driver from http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/downloadsView.aspx?Langid=1&PNid=15&PFid=25&Level=4&Conn=3&DownTypeID=3&GetDown=false#2

Ubuntu 12.04 - everything working right out of box with one issue (no brightness adjustment)

Summary

recommendable, if You don't need extern speakers (with ubuntu 12.04 speakers works fine)

acer_travelmate_5760.txt · Last modified: 2017/10/03 17:44 by don