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Installing Ubuntu 7.10 "Gutsy Gibbon" on Acer Aspire 5684WLMi

Last updated: 09/03/2008

General Hardware Specifications of Acer Aspire 5684WLMi

Hardware Components
Status under Linux
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Intel Core 2 Duo processor T5600 ( 1.83 GHz, 667 MHz FSB 2MB L2 cache ) Works No special procedure required during installation.
15.4" WXGA CrystalBrite LCD Works Select Generic LCD Display in Installer
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600 PCI Express 256MB VRAM Works Download NVIDIA Linux driver
2GB DDR2 Works No special procedure required during installation
120 GB SATA Hard Drive 5400RPM Works No special procedure required during installation
Integrated Network Card Works No special procedure required during installation
Integrated 802.11a/b/g Wireless Network Card Works No special procedure required during installation
DVD-Super Multi Double Layer Works No special procedure required during installation
Acer Orbicam In progress

Download & Install the latest GSPCA drivers with all necessary prerequisites, than install your webcam software ... Eventually it works but it still crashes sometimes

90 W Lithium-Ion Battery ( 2.5 h ) Works No special procedure required during installation
Podpora Intel High-Definition Works

No special procedure required during installation

Bluetooth Works

Install bluez-utils drivers or bluez-gnome

This laptop is operating under Kernel version 2.6.22-14

Basic Installation of Ubuntu 7.10
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