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=Hardware=
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==Hardware==
 
'''Processor:''' Intel Core 2 Duo T5800 ''This can vary based on exact model''
 
'''Processor:''' Intel Core 2 Duo T5800 ''This can vary based on exact model''
  
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''' Wireless NIC:''' Intel Corporation Wireless Wifi Link 5100
 
''' Wireless NIC:''' Intel Corporation Wireless Wifi Link 5100
  
=Ethernet=
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==Ethernet==
  
 
Should work out of the box
 
Should work out of the box
  
=Wireless=
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==Wireless==
  
 
Install iwlwifi-5000-ucode
 
Install iwlwifi-5000-ucode
  # pacman -Sy iwlwifi-5000-ucode
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  # pacman -S iwlwifi-5000-ucode
  
 
Add '''iwlagn''' to your rc.conf
 
Add '''iwlagn''' to your rc.conf
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  MODULES=(iwlagn)
 
  MODULES=(iwlagn)
  
=Xorg=
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==Xorg==
  
No real difficult getting Xorg running - heres the packages I installed - should get everything running;
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No real difficult getting [[Xorg]] running - heres the packages I installed - should get everything running;
  
  # pacman -Sy xorg xf86-input-keyboard xf86-input-mouse synaptics xf86-video-intel
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  # pacman -S xorg xf86-input-keyboard xf86-input-mouse synaptics xf86-video-intel
  
 
Then auto configure X using your favorite method and you're good to go.
 
Then auto configure X using your favorite method and you're good to go.
  
=Sound=
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==Sound==
  
 
Pulseaudio did the job admirably for me getting the sound working;
 
Pulseaudio did the job admirably for me getting the sound working;
  
  # pacman -Sy pulseaudio alsaplugins jack-audio-connection-kit
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  # pacman -S pulseaudio alsaplugins jack-audio-connection-kit
  
 
External speakers will work after configuration, however headphone and microphone jacks need one additional fix
 
External speakers will work after configuration, however headphone and microphone jacks need one additional fix
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to /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf
 
to /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf
  
=Card Reader=
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==Card Reader==
  
 
Seemed to work with no additional configuration.
 
Seemed to work with no additional configuration.
  
=Webcam=  
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==Webcam==  
  
 
Worked with no additional configuration.
 
Worked with no additional configuration.
  
=ACPI=
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==ACPI==
  
 
Worked with no additional configuration
 
Worked with no additional configuration
  
=Touchpad=
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==Touchpad==
  
Works after synaptics is installed - still working on touchpad taps!
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Works after [[synaptics]] is installed - still working on touchpad taps

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Hardware

Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T5800 This can vary based on exact model

Video: Intel Corporation GM45 Chipset

Audio: Intel Coporation 82801I HD Audio Controller

Wired NIC: Realtek RTL8111/8168B

Wireless NIC: Intel Corporation Wireless Wifi Link 5100

Ethernet

Should work out of the box

Wireless

Install iwlwifi-5000-ucode

# pacman -S iwlwifi-5000-ucode

Add iwlagn to your rc.conf

MODULES=(iwlagn)

Xorg

No real difficult getting Xorg running - heres the packages I installed - should get everything running;

# pacman -S xorg xf86-input-keyboard xf86-input-mouse synaptics xf86-video-intel

Then auto configure X using your favorite method and you're good to go.

Sound

Pulseaudio did the job admirably for me getting the sound working;

# pacman -S pulseaudio alsaplugins jack-audio-connection-kit

External speakers will work after configuration, however headphone and microphone jacks need one additional fix

Simply add

options snd-hda-intel model=acer position_fix=1 enable=yes

to /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf

Card Reader

Seemed to work with no additional configuration.

Webcam

Worked with no additional configuration.

ACPI

Worked with no additional configuration

Touchpad

Works after synaptics is installed - still working on touchpad taps