Acer Aspire v5-171

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Reason: Needs a hardware table and a function keys section (Discuss in Talk:Acer Aspire v5-171)

Introduction

This netbook is well supported by arch.

Networking

  • wifi and ethernet work perfectly.

Xorg

The touchpad works out of the box. However, you may want to uncomment the line Option "AreaBottomEdge", in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-synaptics.conf.

You may also want to lock the touchpad while typing. Run

   syndaemon -k -i 2 -d

Special keys

  • Volume keys work once volumeicon is installed.
  • Brightness: In /etc/default/grub, add "acpi_osi=Linux acpi_backlight=vendor" in GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX.
  • wifi: ok
  • touchpad lock: ok
  • turn on/off screen: ok.