For about a year and a few months I have been using an Aspire ES1-111M as one of the main workstations.
The laptop is running happily Linux Obarun (www.obarun.org). I am using my laptop for browsing the Internet and I have to say I find it great for this purpose.
The laptop has a 11'' non glare screen, Celeron CPU, eMMC hard drive, with a comfortable keyboard, sturdy build, no flimsy parts and whisper quiet as it has no fans.
The only issue I have so far is with the touch pad which is of rather poor quality and I have intermitent issues because it just locks or freezes from time to time. The issue has been solved by attaching an external mouse.
For wireless I am using a Tenda USB adapter with RT5370 chipset which is working out of the box and can be configured with Connman which is running by default.
Obarun uses Openbox for a windows manager which is a lightweight and stable windows manager which gets the job done.
The only thing I will improve upon the laptop would be the touchpad, everything else is just spot on for my intended purpose. I feel Acer did a great job with the product and I am looking forward for the next generations of similar products which will be able to run Linux as well.
Also I very much like Obarun for being exactly what I need without much tweaking.
The few commands I found useful are:
pacman -Ssy for updating the package database
pacman -S to install packages
xbacklight -set to change the light of the screen
upower -d (after installation) to see the battery status
pppoe-setup to setup a pppoe connection
Connman for setting up wireless