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Acer TravelMate 5760G

Introduction

This is a guide to running Linux with the Acer TravelMate 5760G laptop.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Acer TravelMate 5760G specifications page.

NameAcer TravelMate 5760G
ProcessorIntel® CoreTM i5-2410M/i5-2520M/i5-2540M processor (3 MB L3 cache, 2.30/2.50/2.60 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.90/3.20/3.30 GHz, DDR3 1333 MHz, 35 W)
Intel® CoreTM i3-2310M processor (3 MB L3 cache, 2.10 GHz, DDR3 1333 MHz, 35 W)
Screen15.6“ (1366×768) Widescreen
RAMUp to 8GB
HDDup to 750GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsNVIDIA® GeForce® GT 540M
NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 520M
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
Intel Centrino® Advanced-N 6205, 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED
Acer InviLink™ Nplify™ 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™
Acer InviLink™ 802.11b/g Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorkingUbuntu 11.04
ScreenWorkingUbuntu 11.04
HDDWorkingUbuntu 11.04
Optical DriveWorkingUbuntu 11.04
GraphicsNot Tested
SoundProblems Ubuntu 11.04: When headphone is plugged in, the speakers do not turn off
EthernetNot Tested
WirelessWorkingUbuntu 11.04
BluetoothNot Tested
ModemNot Tested
USBWorkingUbuntu 11.04
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested

Notes

Tested with Ubuntu 11.04.

Summary

Generally, Ubuntu 11.04 is working good. The only major problem so far was that the speakers are not turning off, when headphones are plugged in.


Discussion

mk, 2012/04/26 07:09

With grml64 2011.12 (a live cd) the speakers turn off with connected head phones.

dipolo, 2012/01/05 19:00

I have the same problem headphones somebody's known how solve it?

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acer_travelmate_5760g.txt · Last modified: 2012/04/30 10:06 by billg
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