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.
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For full specifications see the Acer TravelMate 7730 specifications page.
|Name||Acer TravelMate 7730|
|Processor||Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor – P8600|
|Screen||17“ WXGA+ Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 4GB|
|Graphics||Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD|
|Network||Ethernet, Intel 5300 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
|Fingerprint Reader||Works||See notes below|
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.
You can enter a summary of how well the Acer TravelMate 7730 works with Linux here.