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Acer Aspire One 521

Introduction

This is a guide to running Linux with the Acer Aspire One 521 laptop.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Acer Aspire One 521 specifications page.

NameAcer Aspire One 521
ProcessorAMD Athlon II K125 / AMD V105
Screen10.1” WSVGA
RAMUp to 4GB
HDDup to 250GB
Optical DriveNone
GraphicsATI Radeon HD 4225
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
IEEE 802.11b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorOk - 64 bit support
ScreenOk
HDDOk
GraphicsOk - both fglrx and radeon drivers
SoundOk
EthernetOk
WirelessOk
BluetoothOk
ModemNot present
USBOk
Card ReaderOk
WebcamOk

Notes

Battery not detected by operating system (need a kernel patch)
Radio key (Fn+F3) just enable/disable wireless module, but not bluetooth (need a special DSDT)

Summary

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acer_aspire_one_521.txt · Last modified: 2012/04/30 09:59 by billg
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