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Acer Aspire 5733Z


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For full specifications see the Acer Aspire 5733Z specifications page.

NameAcer Aspire 5733Z
ProcessorIntel® Pentium® processor P6200/P6300 (3 MB L3 cache, 2.13/2.27 GHz, DDR3 1066 MHz, 35 W)
Screen15.6“ (1366×768) Widescreen
RAMUp to 8GB
HDDup to 750GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
Network10/100 Ethernet
Acer InviLink™ Nplify™ 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™

Linux Compatibility

ProcessorOk boot options: noapic nolapic
ScreenOk boot option acpi_backlight=vendor for brightness control
Optical DriveOk Works fine
GraphicsOk open source driver i915 - haven't tested 3D games
SoundOk Works fine
EthernetOk Works fine - tg3 driver
WirelessOk Works fine
USBOk Works fine
Card ReaderOk automount as USB storage
WebcamOk Works fine with Skype and Cheese


You can enter any specific notes with running Linux on the Acer Aspire 5733Z here.

Some odd errors with Sleep/Resume and Pulse.


You can enter a summary of how well the Acer Aspire 5733Z works with Linux here.


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