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Acer Aspire V5-552G

Introduction

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Acer Aspire V5-552G specifications page.

NameAcer Aspire V5-552G
ProcessorAMD quad-core A8-5557M accelerated processor (2.1GHz/3.1GHz w/ TurboCORE)
Screen15.6“ widescreen CineCrystal LCD display (1366 x 768)
RAMUp to 12 GB
HDD500GB
Optical DriveNone
GraphicsHD 8750M
NetworkUnknown
Acer Nplify 802.11a/b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorNot Tested
ScreenNot Tested
HDDNot Tested
Graphics ChipNot Tested
VGA OutNot Tested
HDMI OutNot Tested
Display PortNot Tested
SoundNot Tested
MicrophoneNot Tested
Headphone PortNot Tested
Microphone-In PortNot Tested
EthernetNot Tested
WirelessNot Tested
BluetoothNot Tested
USBNot Tested
FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested
KeyboardNot Tested
TouchPadNot Tested
Suspend/ResumeNot Tested

Notes

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Summary

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Discussion

Lucho, 2014/04/09 19:21

I have installed Fedora 20 and the bright control doesnt work even the rest of the features run fast and smooth

Also I installed Centos 6.5 and everything works perfectly well, just a little bit of work to make the wired network interface work.

For Centos 6.5, the drivers for graphics card available on amd webpage as well as linux drivers for wired network card from linux development project on this specific card worked quite well. On Centos, everything runs smooth and very fast.

I installed mint and made it work (even I uninstalled it later to continue testing another OS). I believe I installed graphics drivers for linux from manufaturer webpage and it worked fine Im not sure what I did to make it work.

Lucho, 2014/04/09 19:09

Debian stable 7.0 7.3 7.4 (Wheezy) are imposible to install so far, I have tried
everything, from a live usb boot. From network, from dvd…
I believe that there are many incompatibilities like graphics card, network cards (wifi and wired), and maybe others, etc…

alarme, 2014/01/18 11:34

18/01/14 - Linux mint 13 & 16 doesn't recognize ATI HD8750M
Xorg: chipset 0x990b not recognized
Searching for a workaround…

Lucho, 2014/04/09 19:25

alarme, try to install driver from hw manufacturer
http://support.amd.com/en-us/download/desktop?os=Linux%20x86_64

EroX Ahr0uN, 2014/04/19 21:46

I have the same problem… the error of xorg: chipset 0x990B is not recognized is in the boot of live cd of mint 16… cant install anything… i tried install more derivated of ubuntus but i have other problem… the dedicated card dont work… still looking the solution.

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