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Acer Aspire V5-571


This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Acer Aspire V5-571 laptop. If you have the Acer Aspire V5-571 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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For full specifications see the Acer Aspire V5-571 specifications page.

NameAcer Aspire V5-571
ProcessorIntel Core i5-2467M processor (3 MB L3 cache, 1.60 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.30 GHz)
Intel Core i5-3317U processor (3 MB L3 cache, 1.70/1.80 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.60/2.80)
Intel Core i3-2367M/i3-3217U processor (3 MB L3 cache, 1.40/1.80 GHz)
RAMUp to 8 GB
HDD320/500 GB
Optical Drive8X DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive
GraphicsIntel HD Graphics 4000
Intel HD Graphics 3000
NetworkRJ-45 port,Gigabit Ethernet
Acer InviLink Nplify 802.11b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

Processorout of the box
Screenout of the box
HDDout of the box
Graphics ChipHD4000 out of the box, install bumblebee for NVidia graphics card
VGA OutNot Tested
HDMI Outout of the box
Optical Driveout of the box
Soundout of the box
Microphoneout of the box
Headphone Portout of the box
Microphone-In Portout of the box
Ethernetout of the box
Wirelessbuggy (connection terminates from time to time)
Bluetoothwith little flaws (poor sound quality compared to windows)
USBout of the box
FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
Webcamout of the box
Keyboardout of the box
TouchPadout of the box
Suspend/Resumeout of the box


Tested unter Ubuntu 12.04


You can enter a summary of how well the Acer Aspire V5-571 works with Linux here.


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Joan Nigorra, 2016/06/06 10:01

I have an Acer Aspire v5-571 series Model NO. MS2361. I have a problem when a close de operating system: the computer dont shoot down. It restart. Before the os loads I shoot down the computer pressing 5 seconds the power. Can anyone help me?

Ruain, 2016/11/25 15:29

Did you find a solution? I have been trying to solve that for a long time.

Paolo Granata, 2017/05/02 10:26

Hi Joan, I have the some problem. Did you found the solution?

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I wish to show thanks to you just for bailing me out of this particular trouble.As a result of checking through the the net and meeting techniques that were not productive, I was thinking my life was done.

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vivek agrawal, 2013/07/26 17:27

I have the Acer Aspire v5-571G. The ethernet is not detected though I have tried so hard.

NixBaby, 2013/07/05 22:11

I have the Acer Aspire v5-571G
the brightness is not working. everything else runs perfectly
this bug has been logged in ubuntu bug tracker site with this model

DiDDi, 2013/06/16 23:12

HDMI out works (select in system preference pane), Wi-Fi works stable under Ubuntu from 12.10 on (flawless with stable VPN in 13.04), Webcam works in Ubuntu 13.04 (in Skype), Card reader does probably not work (tested with microSD in Adapter)

Niall, 2013/03/24 04:29

I have the Acer Aspire v5-571-6467 purchased in 2012. I tested the system with Ubuntu 12.10. The system works very well. The only problem I have come across is that when my finger is touching the button on the track pad I cannot move the mouse. This happens because the mouse button is part of the track pad surface. The multi touch doesn't work as well. This has not been a majour problem for me. Also, the brightness control doesn't work. Outside of that all seems to work well.

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