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A nice laptop that runs Linux pretty well.
For full specifications see the Acer Aspire V5-552P specifications page.
|Name||Acer Aspire V5-552P|
|Processor||AMD quad-core A10-5757M accelerated processor (2.5GHz/3.5GHz w/ Turbo Core)|
|Screen||15.6“ widescreen (1366 x 768)|
|RAM||Up to 12 GB|
|Graphics||AMD Radeon HD 8650G|
Acer Nplify 802.11a/b/g/n
Everything works right out of the box with most modern Linux distributions. Proprietary AMD drivers improved performance but the free drivers worked fine. The only problems are the occasionally wonky Bluetooth which seems to switch power modes frequently and does not easily reconnect to devices post sleep or reboot and the terrible touchpad buttons.
Tested with Ubuntu 14.04, Fedora 20, and Deepin 2013.
|Bluetooth||Partial||Switches Power Modes Randomly|
|USB||Works||USB 2.1 & 3|
|TouchPad||Works||Terrible Buttons, may be driver issue. Multitouch enabled.|
Touchscreen needs to be calibrated.
Bluetooth requires conf file editing to tweak the reliability.