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This is a guide to running Linux with the Acer Extensa 4420 laptop.
This guide is intended to provide you details on how well this laptop works with Linux and which modules you need to configure. For details on how to actually install and configure the required modules have a look at our guides section for distribution specific instructions.
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|Name||Acer Extensa 4420|
|Processor||AMD Athlon 64|
|Screen||14.1” WXGA Widescreen|
|RAM||1GB to 4GB|
|Graphics||ATI Mobility Radeon X1250|
|Network||Ethernet, Acer InviLink 802.11bg|
|Processor||Tested||Works on Debian GNU/Linux–AMD64|
|Screen||Tested||Works on Debian GNU/Linux–AMD64|
|HDD||Tested||Works on Debian GNU/Linux–AMD64|
|Optical Drive||Tested||Works on Debian GNU/Linux–AMD64|
|Graphics||Tested||Works on Debian GNU/Linux–AMD64|
|Ethernet||Tested||Works on Debian GNU/Linux–AMD64|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
You can enter any specific notes with running Linux on the Acer Extensa 4420 here.
++Debian GNU/Linux had no problems identifying my hardware.
++This laptop comes with the hard drive already partitioned into two or three sections.
++It was easy to write the minimal install ISO file to a DVD and use a wired network to download the rest.
You can enter a summary of how well the Acer Extensa 4420 works with Linux here.