Android-x86 Honeycomb 3.2 for Acer1825 series – Beta 3 (Acer 1825, 1820, 1425, 1420 and compatible Packard Bell)

January 18, 2012

ICS beta 1 is out please step forward to this release!

Automatic placing of onscreen keyboard in linux

March 10, 2011

This guide is writte for my Acer 1825 but it should work on all linux devices which need a onscreen keyboard like onboard.

I got the idea of building this script from Tom/drnessie from the (, because he tried to make a improvement of my onscreen keyboard show/hide script from this post. read more

Using ginn for adding multitouch gestures to ubuntu (for Acer 1825)

February 20, 2011

In my last post I explained were you found a tutorial for installing a real multitouch driver for the ACER 1825 and said I don’t know how to use these multitouch support. Thanks to Tom/drnessie who recommended ginn to me.

ACER 1825 enable “multitouch” (easy) install of touch driver in Ubuntu 10.10

February 18, 2011


thanks to Tom he mentioned a working howto for installing the touch driver on Ubuntu 10.10.

I tried this guide after doing


and rebooting and touch works fine. I also tried the gesturetest application from the utouch framework read more

Enabling Acer 1825 Touchscreen on Ubuntu 10.10

October 14, 2010

[UPDATE  meanwhile you could get multitouch support, check]

So after some days of struggling with the touchscreen configuration I works very good (only singletouch).

The problem was out of the box the touchscreen is detected as a touchpad in ubuntu 10.10.  It is a problem in the xorg-evdev driver (Version) 2.32. To fix this problem you need to patch the 2.32 or build and install a newer one. read more