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Acer Aspire 7552G


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For full specifications see the Acer Aspire 7552G specifications page.

NameAcer Aspire 7552G
ProcessorAMD Phenom™ II Quad-Core Mobile Processor N930 (2MB L2 cache, 2.0GHz)
Screen17.3” 1600×900 Widescreen
RAMUp to 12GB
HDDup to 500GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsATI Mobility Radeon™ 5650 graphics
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
Acer® InviLink Nplify 802.11b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

Optical DriveWorks
WirelessWorksRight-click network manager, enable wireless. If greyed out, Alt+F3 then enable 10.04
BluetoothNot Tested
ModemNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested


FGLRX drivers for 3D hardware acceleration are available on ati/amd website. Extract the .zip then in terminal sudo ./name_of_driver_executable. Will work on restart(one of the few things requiring restart besides kernel upgrade :D)


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Lukas, 2011/04/06 07:42

It look like everthing was working on ubuntu 10.04 64 bit only Fn+F3 (enable wifi) doesnt work, but still you can enable it by right clicking on the conection icon in panel.

I'm still learning ubuntu so I didnt notice it at the first time :)

By the way in my opinion Ubuntu as operating system suits better for this computer than windows 7.

Ramon, 2011/04/01 00:19

Fedora 14, 64bit
all (but wifi) works out of the box

I'm only running into issues on the linux distro it self to compile the madwifi kernel modules,

and it seems to be a kernel version issue, looking for that patch then I will add the solution here and on my blog

Alan, 2010/12/30 03:58

found this useful for enabling WiFi.

Was able to enable and connect after following this thread.

Luca , 2010/09/13 22:46

The only problem i discovered running ubuntu 10 is concerning the wi-fi that doesn't work.
If someone knows a way to activate it, please post here.

Lukas, 2010/12/18 17:52

I have same problem on ubuntu 10.04 64 bit.
I also noticed black screen with computer freezing when you click restart after ubuntu instalation.

Now I'm looking for solution for wifi…

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