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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Acer Aspire One 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.
This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Acer Aspire One. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Acer Aspire One page on LapWik.
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For full specifications see the Acer Aspire One specifications page.
|Name||Acer Aspire One|
|Processor||Intel Atom 1.6Ghz|
|Screen||8.9” WSVGA Widescreen|
|RAM||512MB or 1GB|
|HDD||8GB Flash or 120GB HDD|
|Network||Ethernet, Acer InviLink 802.11bg|
|Optical Drive||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Yes||Did not test the left card reader|
Tested running Ubuntu Netbook Remix 9.04 on the 150 model with built in Hard drive and 3G.
Installing Netbook remix using USB image on USB memory stick, everything worked out of the box with no configuration needed.