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Acer TravelMate 8472

Introduction

This is a guide to running Linux with the Acer TravelMate 8472 laptop.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Acer TravelMate 8472 specifications page.

NameAcer TravelMate 8472
ProcessorIntel® Core™ i5-520M Mobile Processor (3MB Intel® Smart Cache, 2.4GHz)
Intel® Core™ i5-480M Mobile Processor
Screen14“ (1366×768) Widescreen
RAMUp to 8GB
HDDup to 320GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce 330M
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
Acer® InviLink Nplify 802.11b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorks
ScreenWorks
HDDWorks
Optical DriveWorks
GraphicsWorks only intel graphics - you cant use nvidia graphics (vgaswitcheroo doesnt work)
SoundWorks
EthernetWorks
WirelessWorks with restricted driver
BluetoothNot Tested
ModemNot Tested
USBWorks
Card ReaderNot Tested
Fingerprint ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested

Notes

Testet with Ubuntu 10.10 (Kernel 2.6.32-30)
-Battery Life Time: ~3h (Nvidia Graphics cant be disabled)

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