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Acer TravelMate B113




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For full specifications see the Acer TravelMate B113 specifications page.

NameAcer TravelMate B113
ProcessorIntel Pentium processor 967/987 (2 MB L3 cache, 1.30/1.50 GHz)
Intel Celeron processor 877/887 (2 MB L3 cache, 1.40/1.50 GHz)
Intel Celeron processor 1007U/1017U (2 MB L3 cache, 1.50/1.60 GHz)
Intel Core i3-3317U processor (3 MB L3 cache, 1.80 GHz)
Intel Core i5-3337U processor (3 MB L3 cache, 1.80 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.70 GHz)
Screen11.6“ HD 1366 x 768 resolution
RAMUp to 8 GB
HDD320/500 GB or larger
Optical DriveNo
GraphicsIntel HD Graphics
Intel HD Graphics 4000
NetworkRJ-45 port,Gigabit Ethernet
Acer InviLink Nplify 802.11b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

ProcessorYesTMB113-E-887 with Celeron 887 processor
ScreenYesbacklight dimming works after booting with kernel parameters “acpi_osi=linux acpi_backlight=vendor”
Graphics ChipYes
VGA OutYes
HDMI OutNot Tested
Headphone PortNot Tested
Microphone-In PortNot Tested
EthernetYesEthernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetLink BCM57785 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe (rev 10)
WirelessYesNetwork controller: Qualcomm Atheros AR9462 Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01)
AP Mode is supported with kernel module ath9k/mac80211
BluetoothNot Tested0489:e04e Foxconn / Hon Hai
USBYesUSB 3.0 not tested (TMB113-M only)
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamYes04f2:b336 Chicony Electronics Co., Ltd
driven by uvcvedio module
up to 1280 x 720, not true 1.3MP resolution?
TouchPadYesUsing Synaptics driver
Suspend/ResumeNot Tested


Tested on Fedora 19, kernel 3.11.2 on model TMB113-E-887B2G32akk Backlight dimming works after adding “acpi_osi=linux acpi_backlight=vendor” to boot parameters in grub Wifi/Bluetooth share the switcher “Fn+F3” (resulting in 4 states but no related leds)


acer_travelmate_b113.txt · Last modified: 2017/10/07 16:58 by don