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Well I'm about to install ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop, which is an acer aspire. I would like to know if is there any incompatibility? I installed this version (12.04) on an acer aspire and had several troubles with the hardware drivers. I'll apreciate any help. Thanks.

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Thorough details of Model number is appreciated , also try here , if are interested in problems. – atenz Jul 18 '12 at 15:01

I'm using an Acer Aspire 5742 and everything's fine. You may run into problems getting the brightness keys to work, along with the Webcam, but a quick google search should help you fix that.

Also, this related question should help with that:

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