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Installing Ubuntu 7.10. on Acer Aspire 5310

Last updated: 2007-10-29

General Hardware Specifications of Acer Aspire 5310

Hardware Components

Status under Linux

Notes

Celeron M

Works

No special procedure required during installation.

15.4 LCD display

Works, but native resolution 1280x800 not found


Special buttons (Wlan on /off etc)

Doesn't Work

Given up

1,5 GB DDR2

Works


80 GB Hard Drive

Works


4 x USB ports

Works

No special procedure required during installation

Integrated Network Card

Works

No special procedure required during installation

Internal 56k Modem

Didn't try


CD-DVD RW Drive

Reading works, didn't try writing


Internal Atheron 5bxb63 Wireless Networking (Wi-Fi Certified)

Doesn't Work

Can't find it. Given up

Battery

Works


Sound Card

Doesn't Work

Given up



Basic Installation of Ubuntu


Unresolved issues


Links:

www.ubuntu-fi.org

www.acer.com

I think this laptop requires all too much expertise in order to work – either in linux or in vista.



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