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Acer 3680 Ubuntu 14.04 No WIFI

lynda@lynda-Aspire-3680:~$ lsmod | grep b43 lynda@lynda-Aspire-3680:~$ lspci -vnn | grep 14e4 0a:03.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4318 [AirForce One 54g] 802.11g Wireless LAN ...
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hdmi makes screen black ubuntu 12.04

my HDMI port is connecting to the tv. But every time I press a button on the keyboard the screen on both the tv and the computer go black and have to restart my computer. things that might be ...
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How to fix touchscreen on my Acer c720p

I have an issue with the touchscreen of my Acer c270p (it's a Chromebook). The past two weeks, I was using chrome OS AND ubuntu thanks to crouton, but to save place, I decided to entirely remove ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not reboot or turn off

I have used a notebook with Ubuntu 14.04. However, since I installed version 14.04, whenever I ask the system to reboot or shutdown the system becomes locked showing the Ubuntu logo. The system is ...
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Acer c7 chromebook touch pad not working

The touch pad is not working at all can anyone help me figure this out
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Broadcom driver not working after HDD install

Complete Newby here.....I download and copied the latest version to a USB stick. When it booted I went to sytems/software and it automatically found my broadcom network card and I could install the ...
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Acer Travelmate 2420 doesn't restart/shut down

Yesterday I install Lubuntu on an Acer Travelmate 2420. The systems it's good but it impossible to shut down or restart the pc. I tried all the online guide but the problem it's the same. The ...
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Ubuntu crouton on Acer C720 and HP ultrabook 4 [closed]

NOVICE_COMPUTER DOPE HERE I have an Acer C720 Chromebook, purchased in 1/14. I cannot, 9 months later say I like anything except its rapid start So, i kept hearing and reading about an alternative co ...
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Acer e5-721 touchpad

Touchpad l and screen dimmer doesn't work on new Ubuntu 14.04 install. Fn f7 doesn't do anything. And dimmer doesn't do anything.
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Touchpad not working acer aspire E5

I bought a new acer aspire E5-521 and installed ubuntu 14.04, but the touchpad doesn't work from the beginning. I already tried xserver-xorg-input-synaptics. It says a newer version is already ...
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installation on acer aspire1571

ubuntu is not being installed on my computer.my config is i3 processor,2gb ram,acer aspire1571,it is DOS operating system, they gave me with windows installed.please help me i love using ubuntu
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Sound lag on Xubuntu

I am having some problems with the audio on my computer, it sounds laggie playing anything (YouTube, VLC, gmusicbrowser), Music or Video. Drivers: PCI Devices Host bridge Intel Corporation System ...
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Tried to install Ubuntu, now computer won't boot, HELP! [duplicate]

I have a new Acer Aspire S7. I tried to install Ubuntu, alongside with Windows 8, but i messed up in the middle, and now i can't even run Windows 8. I'm desperated, when i turn the computer on, it ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Intel Ethernet & Wireless need drivers

Neither wireless or ethernet is working on my Acer TravelMate p645-MG Ubuntu 12.04 laptop. I'm currently using a USB Wifi dongle, but I would like to get the drivers working. I found this post: Intel ...
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system gets started after shutdown

I have Acer v5-571, which get started again after shutdown .After installing laptop mode tools the problem got solved but now also when I use a USB mouse then the problem comes till I do shutdown ...
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Power off stuck acer 5560

Hi I have a laptop acer 5560G. apu a6-3400 which works very well with windows. I am making migration to kubuntu 14.04 which I really liked. Congratulations !!. The problem I have is that when you turn ...
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touch-pad not detected on Acer Aspire VN7-591g (Ubuntu 14.04)

I just bought Acer Aspire V15 Nitro (VN7-591g) with Windows 8.1. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and the touch-pad does not work! I even downgraded to 12.04, but the problem still remains. I guess that's a ...
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Touchpad of Acer Aspire E5-551G not detected on Ubuntu

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my Acer Aspire E5 but the touchpad doesn't work. This is the result of xinput: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ ...
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Aspire s3 391-6046 Boot Configuration Data

Opens on Blue Screen and reads: Recovery Your PC needs to be repaired The boot configuration Data file is missing some required information File\BCD error code Oxc:000000d Press Esc to access UEFI ...
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Wifi doesn't work - Ubuntu 14.04

Here is my problem: I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop Acer Aspire E1-530 two nights ago and it worked perfectly. I woke up next morning, turned on my laptop and my browser (Chromium) said that it ...
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I cannot get Acer Orbicam to work properly Ubuntu 14.04 Acer Ferrari 5000

A number of people seem to be having similar problems with built in webcams. The system recognizes it but the image is all messed up. I tried to get the ov15x driver, but that doesn't appear to be ...
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Acer Aspire V3 111-P6VM and ubuntu [duplicate]

Will this computer run ubuntu? http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/pdp/Acer-Aspire-V3-111-P6VM-Signature-Edition-Laptop/productID.304808900 Has anyone tried to install ubuntu on this ...
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Acer Aspire E1-140 Keyboard Arrow keys(Up,Down,Right) Not working

Acer Aspire E1-140 Intel Celeron quad core processor Notebook Arrow keys(UP,DOWN,RIGHT) not working. I have tested ubuntu-14.04,Lubuntu-14.04 and Linux Mint 17 theses distro but result was same.Help ...
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Is this code solution to “unable to detect available WMID devides”? (Acer)

The best current solution for ACER error unable to detect available WMID devices is to hide error while loading Ubuntu - but error is still there. I am constantly searching for any new solution and I ...
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Ubuntu too slow in new laptop

I just bought an acer aspire E5-521-62DW - NX.MPQEB.001 It has 12Gb ram, 1 TB hdd, AMD A6-6310 processor (4 kernels, 4 threads), AMD Radeon R4 graphics. It takes more than 1 and a half minute to ...
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WiFi connection drops every few minutes

I'm running kubuntu 13.10/Linux 3.11.0-2. Every 10-20 minutes, my network connection completely stops, with nothing transmitted or received, but after a while it just comes back. during these drops, ...
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VGA output for Old pc

I have a acer 5710g, i had some problems about heating and i turned it into a media system just for downloading stuff and watching movies by removing internal screen. However i have some problems ...
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Can't use webcam on laptop

I am using Acer Aspire 5734Z-4725 model with ubuntu 14.04. The problem is I can't use the webcam. I use Cheese to test the webcam and it said "No device found". I am new to ubuntu so a details ...
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Boot and Shutdown Issues on Aspire E 11 model E3-111-C0WA

I am new to Ubuntu and Linux and this was to be my learning project. I purchased an Aspire E11 model E3-111-C0WA (cheap and had 300GB hard drive) Used Linux Live USB Creator to create an install ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14 on my Acer Aspire 4755G can't seem to install drivers. Help? [closed]

So I bought a (relatively) new Acer Aspire 4755G. It didn't come preloaded with a OS so I thought it would be the best time to try out Linux. So I installed the latest Ubuntu and gave it a go. ...
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ACER 5732Z Laptop [ubuntu 14.04 OS] does not suspend, when I close the lid

Can anyone help me? I use ACER 5732Z Laptop with ubuntu 14.04 OS, I would like enable suspend option when I close lid. I went to system setting>Power> and choose when the lid is closed suspend. But it ...
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i make my usb bootable of ubuntu but it is not working on acer 4738z

i am in serious problem. i have acer aspire 4738z. i am willing to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 on it and for that i made my usb bootable through the software which is mentioned in Ubuntu guide but it is ...
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Acer aspire 6930g

I have problem with ubuntu 14.04 64 bit version. I've instaled this system on my computer and relesed that my tuba speaker is not working. Can some one can tell how to fix this problem??
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Error Installing Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot with Windows 7 Ultimate on Acer Aspire One Laptop [duplicate]

I tried installing Ubuntu via Wubi.exe on my laptop but could not boot to Ubuntu. Instead I get these errors below (see images): No Wubildr GNU GRUB What went wrong ? please see there are ...
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Brightness Problem

Hello there Linux user I am a new user and I don't know how to turn down my brightness of my laptop when I change it with the keys it show on the screen going down but the screen is not dimming I ...
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primary screen blank if external monitor already connected on start up

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer Iconia W700. When I boot and afterwards plug in an external monitor everything works. However, if the monitor is already connected during boot, the screen of ...
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Acer TravelMate P645-MG 3G modem dosen't recoginized

I got a new laptop Acer TravelMate P-645-MG with builtin 3G card. I can see the modem in the dmesg [ 5.550759] usb 2-5: new high-speed USB device number 6 using xhci_hcd [ 5.569075] usb 2-5: ...
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UEFI: Catch-22 on a acer aspire v5-531

I was trying to install Ubuntu 14 (64-bit) on a Aspire V5-531, preinstalled Win 8. In the bios I can flag: boot mode UEFI, secure boot DISABLE in this case the neither installation USB card nor cd ...
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Acer Aspire V5-431 Webcam not working with Ubuntu 14.04

I have an Acer Aspire V5-431 with Ubuntu 14.04 (amd64) (before it has Windows 7 Home Basic x64), and everything works except the webcam. I searched the additional drivers but Ubuntu can't find it, I ...
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Fan keeps turning on/off everytime I use a browser on Acer Aspire with Ubuntu 14.04

Well I think the title is specific enough. Some notes of what I already tried to do: Installed lm-sensors and added coretemp to modprobe.d Installed tlp Nothing of this seemed to work. I also ...
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Wifi disabled, no hardware switch available, rfkill list reads “Hard Blocked” anyway on an Acer Aspire One

Somehow, my nephew (who destroys everything he touches) has managed to disable the wifi on his Acer Aspire One series netbook (Model #ZG5). It's running 14.04 LTS (32-bit). rfkill list indicates ...
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Battery charge indicator malfunctioning on Acer netbook (14.04 LTS, 32-bit)

My nephew has an Acer Aspire One series netbook, model ZG5. So it's old hardware. I replaced Windows XP with 32-bit 14.04 LTS and it runs quite admirably. The one bug we've found, though, is that ...
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How do I add to “system software sources”?

While trying to install fluendo on my Acer C720 running 12.04, I was told to add this to my system software sources: deb ...
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acer c720 chrubuntu 14.04- touchpad does not work

After August update, my touchpad is non existent on Ubuntu. It works on Chrome but not on Ubuntu. The mouse will work on Ubuntu. Did anyone solve this problem? I found similar questions (but not ...
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How to adjust Screen brightness of Acer Aspire 573z?

I have tried many thing given on internet and also on Ubuntu but nothing works.
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Steam (Dota) AMD - Cannot launch glGetError

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer Aspire V today, downloaded and installed Steam / Dota 2 and when I try to launch Dota I get an error stating, Could not find required OpenGL entry point ...
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Custom bootable iso [duplicate]

Okay, I've been having a LOT of issues breaking my OS (I'm very new to Ubuntu) when it comes to installing drivers, updates, etc. I'm running UbuntuGNOME 14.04.1 on an Acer Aspire 7750G with AMD ...
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installing ubuntu onto a netbook and a pc

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 onto an acer aspire one happy using a bootable usb stick and it works. So I tried to install using the same medium onto my Pc and acer aspire M1800 but I get a ...
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Today's update (8/15/2014) for 14.04 disabled my touchpad on Acer c720 laptop

As the title says, Today I updated Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop which is Acer c720 and then the touch pad stopped working after restart. Does anybody know what steps I should take to resolve this? Thanks ...
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problems with mouse, mind of its own

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with an Acer Aspire MC605 and the cursor often jumps to the right on its own, freezes or zips around. It's happened with different mouses (USB & regular cable), when I'm ...