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Acer Aspire 5745 Notebook Atheros LAN Driver

Wireless issues with Acer Laptop will be caused by one of the following: problem It has a Qualcomm Atheros AR5BWB network card with the latest driver. The Acer Aspire Notebook is out of the same stable as the Acer Aspire LAN Driver, Realtek, , MB, 02/13/ - Acer Aspire WIFI Replacement Guide Installation Upgrade.

Acer Aspire 5745 Notebook Atheros LAN Windows Vista 32-BIT

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Acer Aspire 5745 Notebook Atheros LAN Driver

At least I could now get the restricted Nvidia driver. Next step was our common friend, Google, which lead me to this thread on the Ubuntu forums.

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After careful reading it was clear that there already is an Atheros Ethernet driver in the kernel but it does not include support for this particular device: Atheros Communications AR v1. Atheros Communications Inc.

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I went on and downloaded the driver from the Atheros website — currently being the AR81Family-Linux-v1. After reboot the network was up and running, even configured automatically during reboot process. Now I just have to remember to do this every time the Linux kernel is updated.

Acer Aspire 5745 Notebook Atheros LAN Windows Vista 32-BIT

CPU support Both frequency scaling and turbo-boost works. These two things are different in that frequency scaling is just the usual power saving function that reduces the CPU frequency below the nominal 1.

The Intel website has more details about the processor. A special tool is required to check turbo boost activation.

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I used the i7z reporting tool that should work for i3 Acer Aspire 5745 Notebook Atheros LAN i5 processors as well: I do not know much about this turbo boost technology to provide a proper assessment, but it certainly appears to be working properly. Audio Playback using the built-in speakers works out of the box. It looks like there are two audio devices in the computer: Any info and pointer is appreciated.

Update I have now 3 options for output: Analog Headphones: Only the headphones output is active and the speakers are always muted expected behaviour Analog Acer Aspire 5745 Notebook Atheros LAN Appears to be the same as the first option? Analog Speakers: Speakers active if no headphone is plugged in, otherwise headphones active and speaker muted.

For audio input there are no choices; however, both internal and external microphone works although there are some peculiarities with the input level indicators. I have used two different input level indicators: The one in the Sound Recorder application and the one Acer Aspire 5745 Notebook Atheros LAN the Sound Preferences Gnome audio mixer application: With external microphone plugged in I get level indication in the mixer but not in the recorder With no external microphone it is the other way around: There is level indication in the recorder application but nothing in the mixer.

In both cases the audio is recorded and the input level can be adjusted using the gain slider in the mixer application, which is satisfactory for now.

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Graphics Basic graphics works out of the box with correct LCD resolution. After installing the proprietary Nvidia Acer Aspire 5745 Notebook Atheros LAN from the Ubuntu repository, external graphics can be used as well. Power management Basic power management worked right after installation — at least the fan was not running all the time. This is due to faulty BIOS and version 1. The user is faced with two significant innovations in the G32Mnks version that we have been provided with.

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