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notebook Aspire E15 E5-575G-54GY
model: Aspire E15 E5-575G-54GY(model id: 1937)
subtype (notebook, netbook, motherboard, tablet):
netbook
vendor:
Acer
architecture:
x86-64/amd64
does it have a free boot firmware (BIOS,UEFI,...) ?
not-specified
can free operating systems be installed?
yes
does the device prevent installing wifi cards not-approved by the vendor?
not-specified
year of commercialization:
2017
compatibility with free software:
C-silver
tested on:
Trisquel 7.0 Belenos
Trisquel 8.0 Flidas
tested with the following kernel libre:
3.13.0-141-lowlatency
4.4.0-119-generic
video card model:
Intel HD Graphics 620 (not specified how it works)
wifi model:
Qualcomm Atheros Device 0042 (it does not work)
webcam model:
04f2:b573 Chicony Electronics Co., Ltd (it works)
Description:
Specifications of the hardware
  • CPU : Intel I5-7200U
  • RAM : 8 GB
  • HDD : 1000 GB
  • BIOS version : "v1.20 " (to boot on a Linux USB device: tab 'Boot', line 'Boot Mode', change 'Legacy' to 'UEFI')
  • This notebook is sold with Windows 10.
OS tested : Trisquel 8.0 RC

NOK (Not OK) :

  • WIFI not detected
  • Bluetooth not detected
  • Strange repeating clicking noise (low volume) on the left speaker (close to the left Control key). Disapear when the sound is muted. Occur with Trisquel 8, does not occur when running Ubuntu 18.04. The noise volume stays low even if the volume is maximum. Sound like a kind of short circuit noise.

OK (tested) :

  • Resume mode.
  • Sound
  • Screen resolution : can change it (to a lower. Default is 1920x1080).
  • Screen brightness : can change/reduce it (maximum per default).
  • USB port : OK (read USB1 stick)
  • Ethernet
  • Webcam
  • Mousepad or Trackpad
  • FN keys : brightness.
  • FN keys : sound volume (work).

Not tested :

  • VGA output : not tested
  • HDMI output : not tested
  • USB type C : not tested
  • Second GPU : Nvidia GeForce GTX 950M (2GB)
OS tested : Trisquel 7.0

NOK (Not OK) :

  • Screen resolution : can not change it (to a lower. Default is 1920x1080).
  • Screen brightness : can not change/reduce it (maximum per default).
  • WIFI not detected
  • Sound (nothing)
  • FN keys : brightness.
  • FN keys : sound volume (work, but no sound).
  • Resume mode (this power off the computer).

OK (tested) :

  • USB port : OK (read USB1 stick)
  • Ethernet
  • Webcam
  • Mousepad or Trackpad

Not tested :

  • VGA output : not tested
  • HDMI output : not tested
  • USB type C : not tested
  • Second GPU : Nvidia GeForce GTX 950M (2GB)
Detailed Information
lspci -nnk
00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:5904] (rev 02)
	Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:115f]
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:5916] (rev 02)
	Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:1094]
00:14.0 USB controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:9d2f] (rev 21)
	Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:115f]
	Kernel driver in use: xhci_hcd
00:14.2 Signal processing controller [1180]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:9d31] (rev 21)
	Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:115f]
00:15.0 Signal processing controller [1180]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:9d60] (rev 21)
	Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:115f]
00:16.0 Communication controller [0780]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:9d3a] (rev 21)
	Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:115f]
00:17.0 SATA controller [0106]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:9d03] (rev 21)
	Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:115f]
	Kernel driver in use: ahci
00:1c.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:9d10] (rev f1)
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
00:1d.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:9d18] (rev f1)
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
00:1d.2 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:9d1a] (rev f1)
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
00:1d.3 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:9d1b] (rev f1)
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
00:1f.0 ISA bridge [0601]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:9d58] (rev 21)
	Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:115f]
00:1f.2 Memory controller [0580]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:9d21] (rev 21)
	Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:115f]
00:1f.3 Audio device [0403]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:9d71] (rev 21)
	Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:1094]
	Kernel driver in use: snd_hda_intel
00:1f.4 SMBus [0c05]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:9d23] (rev 21)
	Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:115f]
01:00.0 3D controller [0302]: NVIDIA Corporation GM107M [GeForce GTX 950M] [10de:139a] (rev a2)
	Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:1094]
03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:0042] (rev 31)
	Subsystem: Lite-On Communications Inc Device [11ad:08a6]
04:00.0 Unassigned class [ff00]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device [10ec:5287] (rev 01)
	Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:1094]
	Kernel driver in use: rtsx_pci
04:00.1 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller [10ec:8168] (rev 12)
	Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:1094]
	Kernel driver in use: r8169
lsusb
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 04f2:b573 Chicony Electronics Co., Ltd 
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 04ca:3015 Lite-On Technology Corp. 
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Device 5904 (rev 02)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Device 5916 (rev 02)
00:14.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation Device 9d2f (rev 21)
00:14.2 Signal processing controller: Intel Corporation Device 9d31 (rev 21)
00:15.0 Signal processing controller: Intel Corporation Device 9d60 (rev 21)
00:16.0 Communication controller: Intel Corporation Device 9d3a (rev 21)
00:17.0 SATA controller: Intel Corporation Device 9d03 (rev 21)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Device 9d10 (rev f1)
00:1d.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Device 9d18 (rev f1)
00:1d.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Device 9d1a (rev f1)
00:1d.3 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Device 9d1b (rev f1)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation Device 9d58 (rev 21)
00:1f.2 Memory controller: Intel Corporation Device 9d21 (rev 21)
00:1f.3 Audio device: Intel Corporation Device 9d71 (rev 21)
00:1f.4 SMBus: Intel Corporation Device 9d23 (rev 21)
01:00.0 3D controller: NVIDIA Corporation GM107M [GeForce GTX 950M] (rev a2)
03:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros Device 0042 (rev 31)
04:00.0 Unassigned class [ff00]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device 5287 (rev 01)
04:00.1 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 12)
lscpu
Architecture:          x86_64
CPU op-mode(s):        32-bit, 64-bit
Byte Order:            Little Endian
CPU(s):                4
On-line CPU(s) list:   0-3
Thread(s) per core:    2
Core(s) per socket:    2
Socket(s):             1
NUMA node(s):          1
Vendor ID:             GenuineIntel
CPU family:            6
Model:                 142
Stepping:              9
CPU MHz:               700.000
BogoMIPS:              5424.05
Virtualization:        VT-x
L1d cache:             32K
L1i cache:             32K
L2 cache:              256K
L3 cache:              3072K
NUMA node0 CPU(s):     0-3

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