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Acer Aspire V5-131

Introduction

This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Acer Aspire V5-131 laptop. If you have the Acer Aspire V5-131 and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.

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Specifications

NameAcer Aspire V5-131-10074G50akk
ProcessorIntel Celeron 1007U
ScreenInternal Display 1366×768
RAM1x4GB DDR3-1600
HDD500GB
Optical Drive-
GraphicsIntel HD
Wifi+BluetoothQualcomm Atheros AR9462
EthernetBroadcom BCM57785
USB Ports3xUSB 2.0
Battery5000mAh, 55.5Wh
Card ReaderBCM57765/57785 SDXC/MMC Card Reader

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYesUbuntu 13.10
ScreenYesUbuntu 13.10, Backlight control see Notes
HDDNot Tested
Graphics ChipYesUbuntu 13.10
VGA OutNot Tested
HDMI PortYesUbuntu 13.10, 1920×1080
SoundYesUbuntu 13.10
Bulti-in MicrophoneYesUbuntu 13.10
Headphone JackYesUbuntu 13.10
EthernetYesUbuntu 13.10
WirelessYesUbuntu 13.10
BluetoothYesUbuntu 13.10
USBYesUbuntu 13.10
Card ReaderNoKernel Patch here (source), not tested
WebcamYesUbuntu 13.10
Touch PadYesUbuntu 13.10, 4 Touch Points tested
Suspend/ResumeYesUbuntu 13.10

Notes

The backlight control needs the kernel option “acpi_backlight=vendor” for FN keys to work.
Apprently this did not yet work with the Ubuntu 13.04 kernel.

Summary

Works out of the box in Ubuntu 13.10, except for one kernel commandline option.


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acer_aspire_v5-131.txt · Last modified: 2013/12/25 14:05 by utack
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