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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Acer Aspire 5738Z laptop.
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For full specifications see the Acer Aspire 5738Z specifications page.
|Name||Acer Aspire 5738Z|
|Processor||Intel Pentium Dual-core processor: 1MB On-Die L2 Cache|
|Screen||15.6” HD (1366 x 768)|
|Graphics||NVIDIA GeForce G105M
Intel GMA 4500M
|RAM||Up to 8GB|
|Optical Drive||DVD Super Multi
|Graphics||Works||Only the Intel graphics were tested, NVIDIA is not known at this time.|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
|Fingerprint Reader||Not Tested|
|Webcam||Not Working||No drivers at the moment|
The 5738z was tested with Ubuntu 9.10
The Acer Aspire 5738z is not a bad laptop to use with Linux, all the major features are working. If you have this model with the NVIDIA graphics chip it would be good to know if that works for you.