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Acer TravelMate 7730

Introduction

This is a guide to running Linux with the Acer TravelMate 7730 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 TravelMate 7730. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Acer TravelMate 7730 page on LapWik.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Acer TravelMate 7730 specifications page.

NameAcer TravelMate 7730
ProcessorIntel® Core™ 2 Duo processor – P8600
Screen17“ WXGA+ Widescreen
RAMUp to 4GB
HDD320GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD
NetworkEthernet, Intel 5300 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorks
ScreenWorks
HDDWorks
Optical DriveWorks
GraphicsWorks
SoundWorks
EthernetWorks
WirelessWorks
BluetoothNot Tested
56K ModemNot Tested
USBWorks
Card ReaderWorks
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested
PCMCIANot Tested
Fingerprint ReaderWorksSee notes below
CameraWorks

Notes

Follow the instructions at http://www.ubuntu-unleashed.com/2008/04/get-your-fingerprint-reader-to-work-in.html to get the fingerprint reader working. Thanks to Evil Dax for this tip.

Summary

You can enter a summary of how well the Acer TravelMate 7730 works with Linux here.

acer_travelmate_7730.txt · Last modified: 2017/10/03 17:47 by don