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==Models==
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== Model List ==
! rowspan=2 style="background-color: #efefef; border: 1px solid #aaa;" | Model Version
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! rowspan=2 style="background-color: #efefef; border: 1px solid #aaa;" | Arch Linux<br/>Install CD Version
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{{HCL/Laptops table header}}
! colspan=8 style="background-color: #efefef; border: 1px solid #aaa;" | Hardware Support
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| TravelMate 2413NLC
! rowspan=2 style="background-color: #efefef; border: 1px solid #aaa;" | Remark
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| Gimmick 0.7.2
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| Intel GMA 915 driver: <em>i810</em>
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| Intel 82801FB with internal microphone
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| OK
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| --
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| --
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| Suspend to RAM: Yes<br>Disk: Yes<br/>Battery: Yes<br/>CPU frequency scaling: Yes
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| untested
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| Hot keys: untested
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|-
! style="background-color: #efefef; border: 1px solid #aaa;" | Video
 
! style="background-color: #efefef; border: 1px solid #aaa;" | Sound
 
! style="background-color: #efefef; border: 1px solid #aaa;" | Ethernet
 
! style="background-color: #efefef; border: 1px solid #aaa;" | Wireless
 
! style="background-color: #efefef; border: 1px solid #aaa;" | Bluetooth
 
! style="background-color: #efefef; border: 1px solid #aaa;" | Power Management
 
! style="background-color: #efefef; border: 1px solid #aaa;" | Modem
 
! style="background-color: #efefef; border: 1px solid #aaa;" | Other
 
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|TravelMate 2413NLC||Gimmick 0.7.2|| Intel GMA 915<br/>driver <em>i810</em> || Intel 82801FB<br/>with internal microphone || OK || - || - ||Suspend to<br/>RAM: Yes<br>Disk: Yes<br/>Battery: Yes<br/>Frequency scaling of CPU: Yes || untest || Hotkeys: untest
 
|- style="background-color: #f3f3f3;"
 
 
| Aspire 5100-3825
 
| Aspire 5100-3825
 
| 0.8 (Voodoo)
 
| 0.8 (Voodoo)
 
| ATI Radeon Xpress 1100
 
| ATI Radeon Xpress 1100
 
| Intel
 
| Intel
| RealTek
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| Realtek
 
| Atheros
 
| Atheros
 
| n/a
 
| n/a
 
|  
 
|  
 
| untested
 
| untested
| Hotkeys: untested
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| Hot keys: untested
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|-
 
|-
 
| Aspire 1501LMi
 
| Aspire 1501LMi
| 0.9 (Don't panic)
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| 0.9 (Don't Panic)
| ATI Radeon 9600<br/>HW acceleration only with proprietary driver
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| ATI Radeon 9600: HW acceleration only with proprietary driver
| VIA<br/>OK  
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| VIA: OK  
| Broadcom<br/>OK
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| Broadcom: OK
 
| untested
 
| untested
 
| none
 
| none
| Suspend to<br/>RAM: ??<br>Disk: Yes<br/>Battery: Yes<br/>Frequency scaling of CPU: Yes  
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| Suspend to RAM: ??<br>Disk: Yes<br/>Battery: Yes<br/>CPU frequency scaling: Yes  
 
| untested
 
| untested
| Hotkeys: untested
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| Hot keys: untested
|- style="background-color: #f3f3f3;"
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| Travelmate 6292
 
| Travelmate 6292
 
| Core Dump,<br/>Overlord
 
| Core Dump,<br/>Overlord
| intel x3100 <br/>HW acceleration with Intel's opensource driver, ~1100 fps in the glxgears
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| Intel x3100: HW acceleration with Intel's open-source driver, ~1100 FPS in the glxgears
| Intel HDA<br/>OK (model=acer)  
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| Intel HDA: OK (model=acer)  
| Broadcom BCM5787M<br/>OK
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| Broadcom BCM5787M: OK
| Intel iwl4965<br/>OK
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| Intel iwl4965: OK
| Broadcom<br/>OK
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| Broadcom: OK
| Suspend to<br/>RAM: ??<br>Disk: Ok<br/>Battery: Yes<br/>Frequency scaling of CPU: Yes  
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| Suspend to RAM: ??<br>Disk: Ok<br/>Battery: Yes<br/>CPU frequency scaling: Yes  
 
| untested
 
| untested
| Hotkeys: untested<br/>FireWire Texas Instruments TSB43AB23: OK(?)
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| Hot keys: untested<br/>FireWire (Texas Instruments) TSB43AB23: OK(?)
| FireWire detects well but I haven't tested it yet  
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| FireWire detects well but I haven't tested it yet
 
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|-
 
| Aspire 5024
 
| Aspire 5024
 
| 0.7.2
 
| 0.7.2
| ATI Radeon X700<br />Runs compiz on both fglrx>=8.02 and radeon driver
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| ATI Radeon X700<br />Runs Compiz on both fglrx ({{AUR|catalyst}}) >= 8.02 and radeon driver
| AC97<br>OK
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| AC97: OK
| RealTek<br>OK
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| Realtek: OK
| Broadcom 4318<br />Needs acer_apci + firmware or ndiswrapper driver
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| Broadcom 4318<br />Needs ''acer_apci'' + firmware or ndiswrapper driver
| n/a
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| N/A
| Battery: Yes<br>Suspend: Video and wifi probs<br>Frequency scaling: powernow-k8 driver
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| Battery: Yes<br>Suspend: Video and Wi-Fi problems<br>CPU frequency scaling: powernow-k8 driver
 
| untested
 
| untested
| KeyTouch works for hotkeys<br>Volume controle etc.
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| KeyTouch works for hot keys<br>Volume control, etc.
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| [[Acer Aspire 7720|Aspire 7720]]
 
| [[Acer Aspire 7720|Aspire 7720]]
 
| 2009.02
 
| 2009.02
| Intel i965<br />.
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| Intel i965
| ALC268<br>working OK
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| ALC268: working OK
| Broadcom BCM5787M (tg3)<br>OK
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| Broadcom BCM5787M (tg3): OK
| Intel 3945<br />Needs microcode
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| Intel 3945: Needs microcode
 
| Detected, works
 
| Detected, works
 
| Battery: Yes<br>Suspend: Seems to work ok<br>Hibernation: still flaky (often hangs in the middle of restoring)
 
| Battery: Yes<br>Suspend: Seems to work ok<br>Hibernation: still flaky (often hangs in the middle of restoring)
| with linuxant drivers, might work
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| With linuxant drivers, might work
| webcam: uvcvideo driver; card reader: only SD cards seem to work; Special keys (Acer Arcade, direct access to browser/mail) seem to not work; volume knob at the side is seen as a multimedia key.
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| Web cam driver: ''uvcvideo''; card reader: only SD cards seem to work; special keys (Acer Arcade, direct access to browser/mail) seem to not work; volume knob at the side is seen as a multimedia key.
| Firewire seems to be recognized, untested. For 64-bit, update BIOS to fix ACPI and wireless problems.
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| FireWire seems to be recognized, untested. For 64-bit, update BIOS to fix ACPI and wireless problems.
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| [[Acer Aspire E5-573|Aspire E5-573]]
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| 2015.12
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| Intel i965
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| OK
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| OK
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| OK
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| not detected
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| OK
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| not present
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| ...
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| ...
 
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|-
 
| Aspire 7730
 
| Aspire 7730
| 2009.08 i686 & x64
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| 2009.08 i686 & x86_64
| Intel Mobile 4 Series<br />i810<br />Autoconfiguration works. Compiz OK, with indirect rendering.
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| Intel Mobile 4 Series<br />i810<br />Autoconfiguration works. Compiz OK, with indirect rendering.
| ALC888<br />Playback & internal mic OK, mic input socket not tested<br />'options snd-hda-intel model=laptop' added to /etc/modprobe.d/sound.conf to get headphone cutout working
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| ALC888<br />Playback & internal microphone: OK; microphone input socket: not tested<br />{{ic|1=options snd-hda-intel model=laptop}} added to {{ic|/etc/modprobe.d/sound.conf}} to get headphone output working
 
| OK
 
| OK
 
| OK, with iwlagn
 
| OK, with iwlagn
 
| None
 
| None
| Suspend to RAM OK<br />Suspend to disk crashes on i686, OK on x64<br />Frequency scaling OK<br />(using cpufreq)
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| Suspend to RAM: OK<br />Suspend to disk crashes on i686, OK on x86_64<br />CPU frequency scaling: OK<br />(using cpufreq)
 
| Untested
 
| Untested
| Hotkeys OK<br />Webcam OK<br />HDMI untested<br />Card reader untested
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| Hot keys: OK<br />Web cam: OK<br />HDMI: untested<br />Card reader: untested
| Problem booting install CD<br />Solved with 'ln -sf /dev/sr0 /dev/archiso' at ramfs$
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| Problem booting install CD<br />Solved with {{ic|ln -sf /dev/sr0 /dev/archiso}} at ramfs
 
|-
 
|-
 
| TravelMate 8371G (TM8371G-944G32n)
 
| TravelMate 8371G (TM8371G-944G32n)
| 2010.05 x86-64
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| 2010.05 x86_64
| Intel GM45, works with 'i915'. Radeon HD 4330 listed, but cannot switch to it.
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| Intel GM45, works with ''i915''. Radeon HD 4330 listed but cannot switch to it.
 
| OK
 
| OK
| OK, works with 'r8169'
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| OK, works with ''r8169''
| OK, works with 'iwlagn'
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| OK, works with ''iwlagn''
| OK, works with 'btusb'
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| OK, works with ''btusb''
| s2ram works (see remarks), s2disk works, cpu scaling works, no fan control
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| s2ram works (see remarks), s2disk works, CPU scaling works, no fan control
 
| No modem
 
| No modem
| Webcam works with 'uvcvideo'.<br />Card reader works.<br />Fingerprint reader does not seem to have a driver!
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| Web cam works with ''uvcvideo''.<br />Card reader works.<br />Fingerprint reader does not seem to have a driver!
| Suspend to RAM only works with the 'i8042.reset=1' kernel parameter. Otherwise it fails to wake up, and ends up rebooting itself uncleanly!<br />Generally, this Acer seems to work quite well with Arch Linux :-)
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| Suspend to RAM only works with the {{ic|1=i8042.reset=1}} kernel parameter. Otherwise, it fails to wake up, and ends up rebooting itself uncleanly!<br />Generally, this Acer seems to work quite well with Arch Linux :-)
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Aspire 4935
 
| Aspire 4935
| 2009.08 x64
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| 2009.08 x86_64
| Nvidia Geforce 9300M GS
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| Nvidia GeForce 9300M GS
 
| OK, Intel HDA
 
| OK, Intel HDA
 
| OK
 
| OK
 
| OK
 
| OK
 
| Untested
 
| Untested
| Suspend to ram OK<br />Suspend to disk OK<br />Frequency scaling OK<br />(using cpufreq)
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| Suspend to RAM: OK<br />Suspend to disk: OK<br />Frequency scaling: OK<br />(using cpufreq)
 
| Untested
 
| Untested
| Hotkeys OK<br />Audio touch panel NOT working <br />Webcam OK<br />HDMI OK
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| Hot keys: OK<br />Audio touch panel NOT working <br />Web cam: OK<br />HDMI: OK
| By "audio touch panel" I mean the illuminated plastic hotkey touch panel on the righthand side of the keyboard.
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| By "audio touch panel" I mean the illuminated plastic hot key touch panel on the right-hand side of the keyboard.
 
|-
 
|-
 
| AspireOne D255e
 
| AspireOne D255e
| [https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Archboot Archboot 2010.12-1]
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| [[Archboot|Archboot 2010.12-1]]
 
| Intel GMA 3150
 
| Intel GMA 3150
 
| OK
 
| OK
Line 120: Line 134:
 
| Untested
 
| Untested
 
| Untested
 
| Untested
| Hotkeys OK<br />Synaptic Touchpad OK<br />
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| Hot keys: OK<br />Synaptic Touchpad: OK
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|-
 
|-
 
| Aspire 2920Z
 
| Aspire 2920Z
 
| 2009.2
 
| 2009.2
| Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller
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| Intel Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller
| OK, Intel Corporation 82801H
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| OK, Intel 82801H
| OK, Broadcom Corporation NetLink BCM5787M Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express
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| OK, Broadcom NetLink BCM5787M Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express
| OK, Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN
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| OK, Broadcom BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN
 
| n/a
 
| n/a
| Suspend to RAM: OK.<br />Suspend to disk: OK.<br />CPU freq scaling: untested
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| Suspend to RAM: OK.<br />Suspend to disk: OK.<br />CPU frequency scaling: untested
 
| Untested
 
| Untested
| Hotkeys: web, mail, wireless OK. Blue <i>e</i> on the left: not working<br />Synaptic Touchpad OK<br />
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| Hot keys: web, mail, and wireless work. Blue <i>e</i> on the left: not working<br />Synaptic touchpad: OK<br />
 
| Not everything worked fine on fresh installation. Requires some work.
 
| Not everything worked fine on fresh installation. Requires some work.
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|-
|align="center"|'''[[HCL|Hardware Compatibility List]] - [[HCL/Laptops|Laptops main page]]''' <br> [[HCL/Laptops/Acer|Acer]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Apple|Apple]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Asus|Asus]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Compaq|Compaq]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Dell|Dell]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Digital|Digital]] - [[HCL/Laptops/ECS|ECS]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Siemens-Fujitsu|Siemens-Fujitsu]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Gateway|Gateway]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Hitachi|Hitachi]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Higrade|Higrade]] - [[HCL/Laptops/HP|HP]] - [[HCL/Laptops/IBM|IBM/Lenovo]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Medion|Medion]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Micron|Micron]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Mitac|Mitac]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Mitsubishi|Mitsubishi]] - [[HCL/Laptops/NEC|NEC]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Panasonic|Panasonic]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Samsung|Samsung]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Sony|Sony]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Toshiba|Toshiba]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Zenith|Zenith]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Other|Other]]
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| Aspire 5735z [http://panam.acer.com/acerpanam/notebook/0000/Acer/Aspire5735Z/Aspire5735Zsp3.shtml]
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| archlinux-2014.09.03-dual
 
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| Intel GMA 4500M
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| OK
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| OK
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| OK
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| Untested
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| Suspend to RAM: OK.<br />Suspend to disk: OK.<br />CPU frequency scaling: untested
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| Untested
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| Hot keys: OK (except Bluetooth: untested)<br />Synaptic Touchpad: OK
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|-
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| TravelMate TimelineX 8473T
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| archlinux-2016.02.01-dual
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| Intel HD 3000
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| OK
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| Untested
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| OK
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| Untested
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| Untested
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| Untested
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| Hot keys: Display/No Backlight/Disable Trackpad work <br /> Sound, sleep, wireless, brightness not working out of box<br />Synaptic Touchpad: OK
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|Live Media boots in Gummiboot and attempts to load EFI media, even though MOBO supports legacy boot ONLY. Delete the /EFI partition on the boot media to force Grub (this may cause other problems)
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|-
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| Acer Aspire E1-531
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| archlinux-2016.07.01-dual
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| Intel HD 2000
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| OK
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| OK
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| OK
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| OK
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| OK(Using laptop-mode-tools)
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| Untested
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| Hot keys: Sound, sleep, wireless, brightness hotkeys(fn+f1/f2/...) not working out of box<br />Synaptic Touchpad: OK<br />Webcam: OK<br />HDMI: untested
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|-
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| Acer Aspire V3-572G
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| Current
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| Intel HD 5500<br />NVIDIA GeForce 840M working with bumblebee
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| OK
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| Realtek: OK
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| OK
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| Not tested
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| Suspend to RAM: Yes<br />Disk: Yes<br />Battery: Yes<br />CPU frequency scaling: untested
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| Untested
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| Webcam: untested<br />Hotkeys: OK<br />Synaptic Touchpad: OK<br />HDMI: OK
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|-
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| Acer Nitro VN7-792G-710p
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| archlinux-2016.10.01-dual
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| Intel HD 530<br />Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M 2GB VRAM
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| OK
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| Realtek: OK
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| OK
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| OK
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| Suspend to RAM: Yes<br />Disk: Yes<br />Battery: Yes<br />CPU frequency scaling: untested
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| Untested
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| Webcam: untested<br />Hotkeys: OK<br />Synaptic Touchpad: OK<br />HDMI: untested
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|
 
|-
 
|-
|<small> ''Full Systems'' </small>
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| Acer Nitro VN7-792G-751Y
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| archlinux-2016-12-01-dual
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| Intel HD 530<br />Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M 4GB VRAM
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| OK
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| Realtek: OK
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| OK
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| OK
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| Suspend to RAM: Yes<br />Disk: Yes<br />Battery: Yes<br />CPU frequency scaling: untested
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| Untested
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| Webcam: Yes<br />Hotkeys: OK<br />Synaptic Touchpad: OK<br />HDMI: '''Does not work'''<br />Microphone: '''Does not work'''
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|-
|<small>[[HCL/Laptops|Laptops]] - [[HCL/Desktops|Desktops]] - [[HCL/Servers|Servers]] - [[HCL/Virtual Machines|Virtual Machines]]</small>
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| [[Acer Cloudbook|Aspire One Cloudbook 11]]
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| archlinux-201608
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| Intel HD Graphics 400
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| OK, HDA-Intel
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| N/A
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| OK, Qualcomm Atheros
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| OK
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| Suspend to RAM: Yes<br />Disk: Not tested<br />Battery: Yes<br />CPU frequency scaling: Ok
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| N/A
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| Webcam: Ok<br />Hotkeys: Some<br />Synaptic Touchpad: OK (Set to Basic in BIOS)<br />HDMI: untested
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| First boot after a UEFI install will typically stop with a "No media found" message. Go into BIOS and navigate to "Select an UEFI file as trusted". Note that a Supervisor password must be set to change these parameters.
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|-
|<small>''Components''</small>
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| Acer Aspire F5-573G-7791
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| 2016.12.01
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| OK, NVIDIA GeForce 940MX (NVIDIA Device 179c), [[Bumblebee]] 2016.02.05
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| OK, Intel Device 9d71<br />Driver: snd_hda_intel
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| OK, Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411
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| OK, Intel Wireless 3165
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| OK
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| Suspend to RAM: Yes<br />Disk: Not tested<br />Battery: Yes<br />CPU frequency scaling: Unknown
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| Untested (not present?)
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| Webcam: Untested<br />Hot keys: OK<br />Synaptic Touchpad: OK<br />HDMI: Untested<br />USB: <ul><li>1x USB 2.0: OK</li><li>2x USB 3.0: OK</li><li>1x USB 3.1 Type-C: Untested</li></ul>
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| (BIOS v1.15) After UEFI installation, must set Supervisor password, add bootloader as trusted, and boot with SecureBoot. BIOS v1.25 reportedly has problems on similar E5 models that were fixed in 1.31 onward.
 
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|-
|<small>[[HCL/Video Cards|Video Cards]] - [[HCL/Sound Cards|Sound Cards]] - [[HCL/Network Adapters (Wired)|Wired Net Adapters]] - [[HCL/Modems|Modems]] - [[HCL/Network Adapters (Wireless)|Wireless Adapters]] - [[HCL/Monitors|Monitors]] - [[HCL/Bluetooth Adapters|Bluetooth Adapters]] - [[HCL/Printers|Printers]] - [[HCL/Scanners|Scanners]] - [[HCL/TV Cards|TV Cards]] - [[HCL/Digital Cameras|Digital Cameras]] - [[HCL/Web Cameras|Web Cameras]] - [[HCL/UPS|UPS]] - [[HCL/Floppy Drives|Floppy Drives]] - [[HCL/CD and DVD Writer/Readers|CD and DVD Writer/Readers]] - [[HCL/SCSI Adapters|SCSI Adapters]] - [[HCL/Gadgets|Gadgets]] - [[HCL/SATA IDE Cards|SATA IDE Cards]] - [[HCL/Keyboards|Keyboards]] - [[HCL/Main Boards|Main Boards]] - [[HCL/RAID Controllers|RAID Controllers]]</small>
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| Acer Aspire E5-575G-5538
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| 2017.02.01
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| OK, Nvidia GeForce 940MX (NVIDIA Device 179c), [[Bumblebee]] dkms version, proprietary Nvidia drivers dkms version.<br />Nouveau crashes with drm error -22.
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| OK, HDA-Intel
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| Works, needed to set MAC in a profile in NetworkManager settings.
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| OK, Qualcomm Atheros
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| Pairing works<br />Sending files works. Receiving files works.<br/>Bluetooth PAN works.
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| Suspend to RAM: Yes<br/>Disk: Untested<br/>Battery: Yes, but battery life is not great<br/>CPU frequency scaling: Yes
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| Untested
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| Webcam: OK<br/>Hot keys: OK<br/>Touchpad: Works with synaptics/libinput. Libinput is recommended (supports gestures).<br/>HDMI: OK<br/>USB: <ul><li>1x USB 2.0: OK</li><li>2x USB 3.0: OK</li><li>1x USB 3.1 Type-C: OK</li></ul>
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| USB drive detection took some work (looking in the BIOS, disabling trusted boot). Installation was not successful on the first try.
 
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|}
 
 
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Model List

Model version Arch Linux
install CD version
Hardware support Remarks
Video Sound Ethernet Wireless Bluetooth Power management Modem Other
TravelMate 2413NLC Gimmick 0.7.2 Intel GMA 915 driver: i810 Intel 82801FB with internal microphone OK -- -- Suspend to RAM: Yes
Disk: Yes
Battery: Yes
CPU frequency scaling: Yes
untested Hot keys: untested
Aspire 5100-3825 0.8 (Voodoo) ATI Radeon Xpress 1100 Intel Realtek Atheros n/a untested Hot keys: untested
Aspire 1501LMi 0.9 (Don't Panic) ATI Radeon 9600: HW acceleration only with proprietary driver VIA: OK Broadcom: OK untested none Suspend to RAM: ??
Disk: Yes
Battery: Yes
CPU frequency scaling: Yes
untested Hot keys: untested
Travelmate 6292 Core Dump,
Overlord
Intel x3100: HW acceleration with Intel's open-source driver, ~1100 FPS in the glxgears Intel HDA: OK (model=acer) Broadcom BCM5787M: OK Intel iwl4965: OK Broadcom: OK Suspend to RAM: ??
Disk: Ok
Battery: Yes
CPU frequency scaling: Yes
untested Hot keys: untested
FireWire (Texas Instruments) TSB43AB23: OK(?)
FireWire detects well but I haven't tested it yet
Aspire 5024 0.7.2 ATI Radeon X700
Runs Compiz on both fglrx (catalystAUR) >= 8.02 and radeon driver
AC97: OK Realtek: OK Broadcom 4318
Needs acer_apci + firmware or ndiswrapper driver
N/A Battery: Yes
Suspend: Video and Wi-Fi problems
CPU frequency scaling: powernow-k8 driver
untested KeyTouch works for hot keys
Volume control, etc.
Aspire 7720 2009.02 Intel i965 ALC268: working OK Broadcom BCM5787M (tg3): OK Intel 3945: Needs microcode Detected, works Battery: Yes
Suspend: Seems to work ok
Hibernation: still flaky (often hangs in the middle of restoring)
With linuxant drivers, might work Web cam driver: uvcvideo; card reader: only SD cards seem to work; special keys (Acer Arcade, direct access to browser/mail) seem to not work; volume knob at the side is seen as a multimedia key. FireWire seems to be recognized, untested. For 64-bit, update BIOS to fix ACPI and wireless problems.
Aspire E5-573 2015.12 Intel i965 OK OK OK not detected OK not present ... ...
Aspire 7730 2009.08 i686 & x86_64 Intel Mobile 4 Series
i810
Autoconfiguration works. Compiz OK, with indirect rendering.
ALC888
Playback & internal microphone: OK; microphone input socket: not tested
options snd-hda-intel model=laptop added to /etc/modprobe.d/sound.conf to get headphone output working
OK OK, with iwlagn None Suspend to RAM: OK
Suspend to disk crashes on i686, OK on x86_64
CPU frequency scaling: OK
(using cpufreq)
Untested Hot keys: OK
Web cam: OK
HDMI: untested
Card reader: untested
Problem booting install CD
Solved with ln -sf /dev/sr0 /dev/archiso at ramfs
TravelMate 8371G (TM8371G-944G32n) 2010.05 x86_64 Intel GM45, works with i915. Radeon HD 4330 listed but cannot switch to it. OK OK, works with r8169 OK, works with iwlagn OK, works with btusb s2ram works (see remarks), s2disk works, CPU scaling works, no fan control No modem Web cam works with uvcvideo.
Card reader works.
Fingerprint reader does not seem to have a driver!
Suspend to RAM only works with the i8042.reset=1 kernel parameter. Otherwise, it fails to wake up, and ends up rebooting itself uncleanly!
Generally, this Acer seems to work quite well with Arch Linux :-)
Aspire 4935 2009.08 x86_64 Nvidia GeForce 9300M GS OK, Intel HDA OK OK Untested Suspend to RAM: OK
Suspend to disk: OK
Frequency scaling: OK
(using cpufreq)
Untested Hot keys: OK
Audio touch panel NOT working
Web cam: OK
HDMI: OK
By "audio touch panel" I mean the illuminated plastic hot key touch panel on the right-hand side of the keyboard.
AspireOne D255e Archboot 2010.12-1 Intel GMA 3150 OK OK, Atheros 8132 worked only with latest Archboot not official images OK, Broadcom worked only with latest Archboot not official images Untested Untested Untested Hot keys: OK
Synaptic Touchpad: OK
Aspire 2920Z 2009.2 Intel Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller OK, Intel 82801H OK, Broadcom NetLink BCM5787M Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express OK, Broadcom BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN n/a Suspend to RAM: OK.
Suspend to disk: OK.
CPU frequency scaling: untested
Untested Hot keys: web, mail, and wireless work. Blue e on the left: not working
Synaptic touchpad: OK
Not everything worked fine on fresh installation. Requires some work.
Aspire 5735z [1] archlinux-2014.09.03-dual Intel GMA 4500M OK OK OK Untested Suspend to RAM: OK.
Suspend to disk: OK.
CPU frequency scaling: untested
Untested Hot keys: OK (except Bluetooth: untested)
Synaptic Touchpad: OK
TravelMate TimelineX 8473T archlinux-2016.02.01-dual Intel HD 3000 OK Untested OK Untested Untested Untested Hot keys: Display/No Backlight/Disable Trackpad work
Sound, sleep, wireless, brightness not working out of box
Synaptic Touchpad: OK
Live Media boots in Gummiboot and attempts to load EFI media, even though MOBO supports legacy boot ONLY. Delete the /EFI partition on the boot media to force Grub (this may cause other problems)
Acer Aspire E1-531 archlinux-2016.07.01-dual Intel HD 2000 OK OK OK OK OK(Using laptop-mode-tools) Untested Hot keys: Sound, sleep, wireless, brightness hotkeys(fn+f1/f2/...) not working out of box
Synaptic Touchpad: OK
Webcam: OK
HDMI: untested
Acer Aspire V3-572G Current Intel HD 5500
NVIDIA GeForce 840M working with bumblebee
OK Realtek: OK OK Not tested Suspend to RAM: Yes
Disk: Yes
Battery: Yes
CPU frequency scaling: untested
Untested Webcam: untested
Hotkeys: OK
Synaptic Touchpad: OK
HDMI: OK
Acer Nitro VN7-792G-710p archlinux-2016.10.01-dual Intel HD 530
Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M 2GB VRAM
OK Realtek: OK OK OK Suspend to RAM: Yes
Disk: Yes
Battery: Yes
CPU frequency scaling: untested
Untested Webcam: untested
Hotkeys: OK
Synaptic Touchpad: OK
HDMI: untested
Acer Nitro VN7-792G-751Y archlinux-2016-12-01-dual Intel HD 530
Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M 4GB VRAM
OK Realtek: OK OK OK Suspend to RAM: Yes
Disk: Yes
Battery: Yes
CPU frequency scaling: untested
Untested Webcam: Yes
Hotkeys: OK
Synaptic Touchpad: OK
HDMI: Does not work
Microphone: Does not work
Aspire One Cloudbook 11 archlinux-201608 Intel HD Graphics 400 OK, HDA-Intel N/A OK, Qualcomm Atheros OK Suspend to RAM: Yes
Disk: Not tested
Battery: Yes
CPU frequency scaling: Ok
N/A Webcam: Ok
Hotkeys: Some
Synaptic Touchpad: OK (Set to Basic in BIOS)
HDMI: untested
First boot after a UEFI install will typically stop with a "No media found" message. Go into BIOS and navigate to "Select an UEFI file as trusted". Note that a Supervisor password must be set to change these parameters.
Acer Aspire F5-573G-7791 2016.12.01 OK, NVIDIA GeForce 940MX (NVIDIA Device 179c), Bumblebee 2016.02.05 OK, Intel Device 9d71
Driver: snd_hda_intel
OK, Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 OK, Intel Wireless 3165 OK Suspend to RAM: Yes
Disk: Not tested
Battery: Yes
CPU frequency scaling: Unknown
Untested (not present?) Webcam: Untested
Hot keys: OK
Synaptic Touchpad: OK
HDMI: Untested
USB:
  • 1x USB 2.0: OK
  • 2x USB 3.0: OK
  • 1x USB 3.1 Type-C: Untested
(BIOS v1.15) After UEFI installation, must set Supervisor password, add bootloader as trusted, and boot with SecureBoot. BIOS v1.25 reportedly has problems on similar E5 models that were fixed in 1.31 onward.
Acer Aspire E5-575G-5538 2017.02.01 OK, Nvidia GeForce 940MX (NVIDIA Device 179c), Bumblebee dkms version, proprietary Nvidia drivers dkms version.
Nouveau crashes with drm error -22.
OK, HDA-Intel Works, needed to set MAC in a profile in NetworkManager settings. OK, Qualcomm Atheros Pairing works
Sending files works. Receiving files works.
Bluetooth PAN works.
Suspend to RAM: Yes
Disk: Untested
Battery: Yes, but battery life is not great
CPU frequency scaling: Yes
Untested Webcam: OK
Hot keys: OK
Touchpad: Works with synaptics/libinput. Libinput is recommended (supports gestures).
HDMI: OK
USB:
  • 1x USB 2.0: OK
  • 2x USB 3.0: OK
  • 1x USB 3.1 Type-C: OK
USB drive detection took some work (looking in the BIOS, disabling trusted boot). Installation was not successful on the first try.