Acer Aspire 1410

Acer Aspire 1410 (Known as Timeline 1810T in Europe)

Introduction

This laptop is a cheap-end 11.6“ ultraportable, meant to be an alternative to a netbook.

Specifications

For full specifications see the Acer Aspire 1410 specifications page.

NameAcer Aspire 1410
ProcessorIntel Core2 Solo ULV SU3500 1.4 GHz (64-bit)
Screen11.6” TFT (1366 x 768 (WXGA))
RAMSamsung 2GB (one stick), expandable to 4GB
HDDTOSHIBA MK2555GS 250GB
GraphicsIntel GMA 4500MHD
WirelessIntel WiFi Link 5100 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N Wireless
EthernetAttansic Technology Gigabit Ethernet
Card ReaderSD Memory Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard, xD-Picture Card

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorks-
ScreenWorksBrightness (Fn) controls work perfectly
HDDWorks-
GraphicsWorks-
SoundWorks/Built-in Mic not tested(Fn) Volume controls work perfectly, headphones jack works
EthernetWorks (Driver needed)See Known Issues
WirelessWorksTested with WPA
USBWorks-
Card ReaderWorksTested with SD Card
CameraWorksTested using Cheese

Notes

Ultra-portable ideal for linux…

Known Issues

Link to get ethernet working (thanks to crumpledfarm): http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1255082

Summary

All components known to work under linux…Works out-of-the-box with Ubuntu 9.04 (32bit).