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Acer Aspire TimelineX 1830T

Introduction

This is a guide to running Linux with the Acer Aspire TimelineX 1830T laptop.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Acer Aspire TimelineX 1830T specifications page.

NameAcer Aspire TimelineX 1830T
ProcessorIntel® Core i5-520UM processor (3 MB L3 cache, 1.06 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 1.86 GHz, DDR3 800 MHz, 18 W)
Screen11.6“ (1366×768) Widescreen
RAMUp to 4GB
HDDup to 640GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
Acer InviLink™ Nplify™ 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™
Acer InviLink™ 802.11b/g Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorks
ScreenWorksAlso keyboard 'blank screen' and screen brightness controls work
HDDWorks
Optical DriveNaNThere is none
GraphicsWorksAlso OpenGL works with the standard drivers for Intel
SoundWorksDriver snd_hda_intel; also integrated mic works
EthernetWorksWith standard driver atl1c
WirelessWorksWith driver provided by Broadcom (wl)
BluetoothWorksWith standard driver btusb
ModemNaNThere is none
USBWorks
Card ReaderWorksWith standard MMC driver
WebcamWorksWith driver uvcvideo

Notes

Everything works smoothly under Gentoo Linux kernel 2.6.38. The only device giving any problems was the wireless, and even that works well with the manufacturer drivers (package net-wireless/broadcom-sta in Gentoo). – June 23 2011

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Discussion

Henris, 2011/07/10 17:21

is the alps touch pad working with side scroll?

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