Acer travelmate I B

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Acer travelmate B117-M
Acer running postmarketOS from live usb, gnome
Acer running postmarketOS from live usb, gnome
Manufacturer Acer
Name travelmate B117-M
Codename acer-braswell
Released 2016
Category testing
Pre-built images no
Original software Windows
Original version 10
Hardware
CPU Intel Celeron N3060
GPU intel pentium
Display 1700x1000
Storage 32GB, 64GB (upgradable)
Memory 2GB, 4GB
Architecture x86_64
Type laptop
This device has been tested with postmarketOS, but its device package has not yet been added to the postmarketOS repositories.
This means that it cannot be selected in pmbootstrap.
Status: working
Features
USB Networking
Works
Flashing
Broken
Display
Works
WiFi
Works
FDE
Mainline
Battery
Works
3D Acceleration
Works
Audio
Works
Bluetooth
Works
Camera
Partial
Mobile data
Works
Internal storage
Sensors
Hall Effect
Works
Power Sensor
Works
Misc
Keyboard
Works
Touchpad
Works
USB-A
Works
HDMI/DP
Memory Card
FOSS bootloader
Works


Contributors

Users owning this device

downloading

  • go to downloads -> [1]
  • scroll down to generic images.
  • get the x86_64 generic image by clicking the edge button
  • get whatever client you want (gnome is reccomended)

flashing to usb or others

  • windows: balena, unetbootin.
  • linux: disks, balena
  • choose the image you downloaded.
  • choose the target (usb or others)
  • flash

(disks tutorial is going to be added)

BIOS

entering BIOS

  • click the power button, and than quickly hold or spam F2 button.
  • enter your password, or not depending if you have one.

BIOS options

  • go to the Boot section
  • disable secure boot
  • enable boot menu if it isnt there.
  • change the boot preference and set the usb in the first place.
  • navigate to exit and choose "exit and save changes"

Installation

  • press F12 to get to boot menu
  • choose the USB
  • and your booted in the postmarketOS live

(installing to HDD/SSD will be added soon.)

Known issues

camera is sometimes working sometimes not, perhaps this is due to faulty driver or conflicting drivers.

See also