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Installing Ubuntu 7.04 on Acer Aspire 3661 WLMi

Last updated: March 24th, 2008.

General Hardware Specifications of Acer Aspire 3661 WLMi:

Hardware Components

Status under Linux

Notes

Intel Celeron M 410 (1.46 Ghz, 533 MHz FSB, 1 MB L2 Cache)

Works

No special procedure required during installation

15.4 WXGA Crystal Brite LCD (16ms)

Works

No special procedure required during installation

Integrated ATI Mobility Xpress 200M (using RAM memory, AGP/PCI configurable)

Works

No special procedure required during installation

1 GB, 2 SO DIMM, 512 MB each one. The first by Acer, the second by Hitachi.

Works

No special procedure required during installation

MK8032GAX 80 GBytes Hard Drive by Toshiba

Works

No special procedure required during installation

Integrated Acer Orbicam 3 Mpxls by Bison

Doesn't Work

Give Up. No open source kernel modules available for this Webcam for now.

Integrated Gigabit Ethernet LAN by Marvell Yukon Chipset

Works

No special procedure required during installation

Integrated AR5005G 802.11b/g Wireless LAN by Atheros

Works

No special procedure required during installation

Integrated HDA 56k Modem by Agere Systems

Unused by the laptop owner

No information about in Linux

Integrated SDVD8821 DVD-Super Multi double layer (support DVD-R Double Layer/DVD+RW, CD+RW) by Phillips

Works

No special procedure required during installation

Integrated PS/2 Touchpad by Synaptics

Works

No special procedure required during installation

Integrated PCMCIA PCIxx12 Cardbus Controller by Texas Instruments

Only used on Windows

No information about in Linux

Integrated PCMCIA PCIxx12 FlashMedia Controller by Texas Instruments

Works

No special procedure required during installation

USB Bus & Hub (4 Ports)

Works

No special procedure required during installation

14.8V 2000 mAh Lithium-Ion Battery by Sanyo

Works

No special procedure required during installation

PCI High Definition Audio 883 by Realtek

Works

Download, compile and install ALSA driver 1.0.14 or better 1.0.16 manually, because the ubuntu files doesn't work properly.

This laptop is operating under Kernel version [2.6]



Basic Installation of Ubuntu 7.04

Setting up additional features for Ubuntu 7.04

Unresolved issues

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