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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Acer eMachines E625 laptop.
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For full specifications see the Acer eMachines E625 specifications page.
|Name||Acer eMachines E625|
|Processor||AMD AthlonTM 64 X2 dual-core processor TK-42 (1MB L2 cache, 1.60 GHz, DDR2 667 MHz, 20 W)
AMD AthlonTM 64 single-core processor TF-20 (512 KB L2 cache, 1.60 GHz, DDR2 667 MHz, 15 W)
|Screen||15.6“ (1366×768) Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 4GB|
|HDD||160GB to 500GB|
|Graphics||ATI RadeonTM Xpress 1200|
802.11b/g Wi-Fi CERTIFIED® network connection
|Graphics||Works||Note: select Ubuntu 2D in login screen when using Ubuntu 12.04.1 (32 bit)|
|Sound||Works||Ubuntu 12.04.1 (32 bit) internal speakers do not play bass sounds → use external speakers or headphones.|
|Ethernet||Works||Ubuntu 9.04 has problems with the ethernet controller but 9.10 works just fine. 12.04.1 (32 bit) has problems when using the default 3D unity.|
|Wireless||Works||Note: BCM4312 [14e4:4315] does NOT work in Ubuntu 12.04.1 (32 bit) using jockey-gtk driver installation (connection unstable→useless)|
The E625 was tested with Ubuntu 9.10.
For best hardware support from the Acer eMachines E625 you should use kernel 2.6.31 or greater such as what is included with Ubuntu 9.10.