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This is a guide to running Linux with the Acer Aspire 5930 laptop.
This guide is intended to provide you details on how well this laptop works with Linux and which modules you need to configure. For details on how to actually install and configure the required modules have a look at our guides section for distribution specific instructions.
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|Name||Acer Aspire 5930|
|Processor||Intel Core 2 Duo|
|Screen||15.4” WXGA Widescreen|
|RAM||1GB to 4GB|
|HDD||250GB or 320GB|
|Optical Drive||DVD+-RW or BluRay|
|Graphics||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 or NVIDIA Geforce 8600M or NVIDIA Geforce 9600M GT|
|Network||Ethernet, Intel 4965AGN 802.11abgn or Intel 5100 , Bluetooth|
|Processor||works||powermanagement also works|
|Screen||works||external screen also works|
|Sound||works||headphones work with ALSA 1.19|
|Wireless||works||you cant turn it on/off with the inbuild buttons|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||works||you have to add “modprobe pciehp” in ”/etc/rc.d/rc.local”|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
|Camera||works||tested with skype, Cheese|
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