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|Name||Acer Aspire 5520|
|Processor||AMD Athlon 64 X2|
|Screen||15.4” WXGA Widescreen|
|RAM||1GB to 4GB|
|Graphics||NVIDIA Geforce 7000M|
|Network||Ethernet, Acer InviLink 802.11bg|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
Install went smoothly.
Used Envy to get graphics drivers.
Had some trouble with the wifi.
Found these (http://forumubuntusoftware.info/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=1278) instructions to be best. Used Wifi Radar to get connected after wireless showed up in my network drivers.
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