Probably a result of no dedicated graphics driver as the earlier posts point out. Max volume, at least, is enough for personal listening. In another test, we connected the netbook to an external monitor with a resolution of x pixels via HDMI. The image only stuttered occasionally when watching movies on YouTube. Searching for others who have installed Ubuntu on it I find a variety of graphics chip problems it has the GMA , apparently and solutions mentioned but, since they are older posts, was wondering if the best approach may well have changed since they were written. I think your best approach would be to follow their steps and then post what’s not working here so someone can try and help. Not exactly an Ubuntu related question, or answer, but

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Read on to find out how the D compares to the rest of the netbook competition.

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One of the most important criteria in netbooks is battery life. The netbook lasted 8 hours and 24 minutes. The arrow keys are tightly packed and could have been bigger, but overall the D is comfortable to type on.


Probably a result of no dedicated graphics vifeo as the earlier posts point out.

A small webcam is built into the display. Outdoors with the Acer Aspire one D The netbook’s bottom gives pretty limited access to the innards – only the battery can be easily removed. The drive manages an average transfer rate of Even after running at high load for several hours, we measured a maximum of The D idles practically at room temperature.

Temperature The D idles practically at room temperature. We saw no difference between battery and AC power, and brightness appeared constant across the screen. You needn’t fear your neighbor reading off your screen on the D – viewing angles are as poor as we’ve come to expect from most most netbooks.

It can run a few open tabs in chrome and that’s about it, and I think that’s after I upgraded it to 2GB. Unfortunately, video playback is extremely choppy.

Consequently, upgrades are more hazardous than they really should be. Email Required, but never shown. New model, old performance? Although F1 didn’t crash, the game didn’t even come close to being playable.

Consequently, the netbook only managed points making a fair comparison impossible. The picture distorts quickly with any deviation from an aspir angle, especially vertically.

Sign up using Facebook. Other major benefits include Bluetooth 4. The touchpad is separated from the wrist rest with a slight indent.


Review Acer Aspire One D270-26Dbb Netbook

As usual, netbooks come with the bare minimum. Quality journalism is made possible by advertising. The included 40 asplre power adapter is more than sufficient. Post as a guest Name. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Besides the netbook, a matching power adapter and a 6 cell battery is included in the scope of delivery. For this test, we selected wspire high performance profile, enabled both wifi and Bluetooth, and set the brightness level to maximum.

The touchpad is fairly small. However, there are some sharp edges around the ethernet jack to be kne of. No idea how he put up with it for so long. The opening angle of the netbook is quite wide.