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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Acer Extensa 5630 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.
This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Acer Extensa 5630. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Acer Extensa 5630 page on LapWik.
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For full specifications see the Acer Extensa 5630 specifications page.
|Name||Acer Extensa 5630|
|Processor||Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor – T5800|
|Screen||15.4” WXGA Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 4GB|
|Graphics||Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD|
|Network||Ethernet, Intel 5100 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth|
|Graphics||works||it works with vesa driver which is poor, the intel native driver will be soon fixed but freezes the computer when used|
|Wireless||works||needs packets iwlwifi-4965 iwlwifi-5000 and iwlwifi-agn|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
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Running Ubuntu 8.10, 32-bit (Intrepid) - works
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