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Acer TravelMate 6593

Introduction

This is a compatibilty guide to running Linux with the Acer TravelMate 6593 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 TravelMate 6593. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Acer TravelMate 6593 page on LapWik.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Acer TravelMate 6593 specifications page.

NameAcer TravelMate 6593
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo
Screen15.4“ WXGA Widescreen
RAM4GB
HDD250GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD
NetworkEthernet, Intel 5100 802.11abgn, Bluetooth

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorks
ScreenWorks
HDDWorks
Optical DriveWorks
GraphicsWorks
SoundWorks
EthernetWorks
WirelessWorks
BluetoothWorks
56K ModemNot Tested
USBWorks
Card ReaderNot Tested
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested
PCMCIANot Tested
Fingerprint ReaderNot Tested
CameraWorks

Notes

This laptop was tested with Ubuntu 9.04 64bit edition.

Summary

There were no problems getting the Acer TravelMate 6593 working when using an up to date version of Linux.


Discussion

Marco Traversari, 2010/11/05 12:48

I have the same problem with TM6593g and ubuntu 10.04

Fabrizio Russo, 2008/11/15 00:51

Memory limits

Hi, I have a TM6593G with 4 GB Ram but ubuntu (8.10 64bit) see only 3 GB Ram.

this is a free output command

total used free shared buffers cached
Mem: 3081448 1434012 1647436 0 22664 410880
-/+ buffers/cache: 1000468 2080980
Swap: 0 0 0

I think the prolem is the ATI HyperMemory but at moment I don't know how solve this problem.

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