[SATLUG] What do you know about Acer Laptops?

David Kowis dkowis at shlrm.org
Sun Aug 10 21:43:39 CDT 2008


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pixelnate at gmail.com wrote:
| On Sun, 2008-08-10 at 18:02 -0700, Ernest De Leon wrote:
|> They work fine as far as compatibility, the thing to watch out for is
|> battery life.  At a former place I worked, we ordered many of those
low cost
|> Acers and battery life was little more than an hour (if that.)  If
you know
|> for sure that it will give you the battery life you want, the laptops are
|> decent.
|
| I'll second that. I have an Aspire 5920, which I really like, but the
| battery life is abysmal. I will say that everything works with linux,
| except the media keys.

This model is a Acer Extensa EX4420-5239.

I don't think the battery life will be an issue. It's for my wife, and
she just mostly doesn't want a desktop. Being tethered to a plug isn't
too intolerable.

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