[ubuntu-uk] Acer Aspire Revo R3700 Desktop

Andy Braben andybraben at gmail.com
Fri Jul 15 16:41:00 UTC 2011

On 15 July 2011 13:22, steve <macstevejb at gmail.com> wrote:

>  On 15/07/11 13:06, Paul Sutton wrote:
> Hi
> anyone got any experience of the a
> Acer Aspire Revo R3700 Desktop
> with 11.04
> http://www.ebuyer.com/product/261508
> i have googled and its come up with mixed reviews some saying it hangs on
> shutdown and other issues right up to hardly any issues.
> i will mainly use it for
> web browsing (i have  flash but also flash block)
> e-mail
> open / libreoffice
> some of the games  such as glest, open arena etc that comes with ubuntu
> i also use software such as scratch
> so nothing that is going to be too demanding,  my older dell 10v can cope
> with the above so with ion 2 (assuming that it is supported by nvidia
> drivers) should give better performance.
> Paul
I have experience of the Acer Aspire Revos, and they really are excellent
machines and run Ubuntu very well.

The only downside is needing proprietary NVidea drivers, but these do work

The shut down problem is very easily solved once and for all as already

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