[wellylug] linux sold preinstalled

Jethro Carr jethro.carr at jethrocarr.com
Thu Jan 24 19:34:46 NZDT 2008

On Thu, 2008-01-24 at 00:23 +1300, Nigel Roberts wrote:
> I too have one of these and I've noticed the same issues. I've noticed
> that swap doesn't seem to have been setup correctly and that the power
> manager doesn't control the brightness properly either. I get the
> distinct feeling that Acer created this laptop so that people could
> put their own OS on it rather than specifically as a linux laptop.
> The Good:
> Mostly works with Linux preinstalled
> Cheap
> Solid build, good screen
> Relatively speedy with good feature set
> Best intergrated graphics money can buy
> The Bad:
> Atheros 5006EG card requires NDISwrapper

is the wifi card set to work out-of-the-box with ndiswrappers, or was
that something you had to configure?

Jethro Carr


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