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Acer Aspire Switch 11 SW5-171-39LB

I am looking into geting a Acer Aspire Switch 11 SW5-171-39LB and I wanted to know if any one has tried to install ubuntu on it in as a dual boot. I found one review on it that implied that you ...
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which distribution works best with Acer aspire one 722 [on hold]

Have an Acer aspire one 722. Migrating from Windows... Have Ubuntu 14.04 on another PC... Will this work well on the netbook our should I download something different?
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What is wrong with the power management of my Aspire One 756

My Acer Aspire One 756 (AO756-2894) doesn't want to charge the battery. The battery might be dead. However plugged in and without the battery it seems to remember the state of charge of the battery ...
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What drivers do I need for Acer Aspire E5-571 laptop?

I want to install Ubuntu 15.04 on my new laptop Acer Aspire E5-571. So how can I get all required drivers for my laptop? I am asking all my friends to help me. I am going to use Ubuntu first time ...
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Trying to dual boot Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu on Acer Aspire 779G

As it says in the title, I am trying to dual boot 8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04 Lts. I am starting my first big boy job as a software analyst and as you can guess they primarily use linux platforms. I ...
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I Am Using Acer Aspire & Sony Vaio latop i want to install linux good version for them [duplicate]

I Am Using Acer Aspire & Sony Vaio latop i want to install linux good version & easy to get codecs work for them to install inside windows, Suggest me which ubuntu is good version currently ...
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ubuntu 15.04 - bluetooth not detecting nor being detected - acer aspire

I've been trying to get the issue solved elsewhere but nothing worked out, installed all possible packages but still nothing. I got a Acer Aspire V13, just installed Ubuntu 15.04, bluetooth icon is ...
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Acer V5-552G On Ubuntu 15.04 64bit

I have Acer V5-552G with AMD Quad Core 10-5757M Processor AMD Radeon HD 8750M Graphics. What essentials software I need to install specific for this hardware? Thanks! Edit: I'm missing the great ...
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random freeze on acer es1-711

after upgrading my Acer ES1-711 from trusty to vivid (by running do-release-upgrade without skipping versions, as recommended by canonical's update instructions), it started to completely freeze about ...
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Acer Aspire 5560 - Wireless Network Doesn't Work on Ubuntu 15.04

According to the system, wireless networking is enabled, but the issue is that you can't actually see any wireless networks to connect to, even though there's plenty of them around. Ethernet however, ...
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Acer Ferrari F0200 Netbook fan control

I've had this netbook for years now, and there has always been the problem of it overheating. It's not as if to say the fan run at full speed all the time, because they don't. I've tried using ...
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changing ethernet drivers acer aspire one D250 ubuntu mate 14.04

I was wondering if someone can help me out, I'm trying to help my mom fix her laptop, she has an acer aspire one D250, her wired internet connection stopped working suddenly, I think i have it ...
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Cannot set correct resolution

My monitor is Acer H233H, video card is NVIDIA GT 218, video driver version is 340.76. In Settings -> Monitors is see the following resolutions: 1360x768, 1152x864, 1024x768, 800x600. 1152x864 is ...
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lightdm restarts in cycle when using /etc/X11/xorg.conf

I have a monitor Acer H233H and want to set resolution of 1920x1080. I googled it and found that it's necessary to use /etc/X11/xorg.conf. I created this file using sudo Xorg -configure, copied it to ...
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Is there a program to graphically edit the values of the Embedded Controller in an Acer laptop?

Sorry if this already has an answer, but no matter how unspecific my searches get I can't seem to find anything. My Acer Aspire 5740G has horrible overheating problems. I have taken the computer ...
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How to do dual boot in Windows 8.1 pre-installed laptop with UEFI/Secure boot, and this can cause lost of warranty?

I got an Acer Aspire E15 and came with Windows 8.1 pre-installed, and UEFI / Secure boot, would like to install Ubuntu on dual boot, but I have no experience with laptops that have the system UEFI / ...
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Acer Chromebook won't let me boot Ubuntu [closed]

I hit Ctrl+Alt+T then the terminal opens, then I type shell then sudo startxfce4 and it worked only once, but then I restarted my Chromebook and when it came back on and I tried to boot Ubuntu it ...
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Wireless on Acer Aspire V3-371 very poor or not working at all. What can I do?

I bought an Acer Aspire V3-371 a while ago and istalled Kubuntu 14.04 on it. Most things work fine, just that I often can't connect to wifi. At home the connection is so bad that I can't use it at ...
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Getting fan to work on Acer Aspire 7720

Acer Aspire's seem to have fan problems with Ubuntu, but I can't find a fix that works (or for recent editions of Ubuntu). On this slightly old laptop, the fan never starts, so the laptop overheats ...
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Black screen booting any Ubuntu x86/x64 on Acer Aspire 5749

I need to install Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on my Aspire 5749. However, my machine cannot boot from any Linux USB. This is NOT a USB problem, as the USBs work with different OSes and on different machines. ...
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Lubuntu 14.10 ehci errors in Acer ES1 111M

I have Lubuntu 14.10 installed and running on an Acer ES1-111M. For information, it works, using legacy BIOS, and after setting the trackpad mode to simple. However I get the same USB 2 error ...
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acer aspire one ao751h running lubuntu 14.10 freezes randomly [duplicate]

I have an acer aspire one ao751h running lubuntu 14.10 desktop. Every time I boot it, after a few minutes of normal usage the laptop totally freezes, including the mouse pointer and the sound. I ...
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netcdf problems

Every time I try to configure netcdf I get this message: configure: error: netcdf.h could not be found. Please set CPPFLAGS. I've treid setting the CCPFLAGS with this command: ...
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Acer Chromebook Touchpad Clicking Moves Mouse

I just finished installing Ubuntu to my Acer C710 Chromebook, and I have a minor problem with the touchpad. When ever I try to click using the touchpad it ends up moving the mouse at the same time. I ...
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What is the best partitioning tool for Hitachi 160 GB HDD for a Ubuntu Installation

I am currently using a Acer Aspire 4810TZ-4696 which has a HDD from Hitachi with a capacity of 160Gb (/dev/sda1=157Gb Ext4(vers.1.0) Mounted on file system root (/dev/sda2=3,1Gb extnded part.) ...
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Enable Edge Scrolling - Ubuntu 14

I am running Ubuntu 14, and in my mouse and touchpad options, there is no setting for edge scrolling. There are only settings for "double click" and "mouse speed," nothing for scrolling. I found a ...
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Acer Aspire ES1-512 Weak Wifi Signal Ubuntu 14.04

My Wireless LAN interface details are as follows: *-network description: Wireless interface product: QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter vendor: Qualcomm ...
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want to install ubuntu 14.04 on acer aspire 5517 but it gives syslinux error

i made a hp 8GB usb dual boot via universal-usb-installer 1.9.5.2. and enable boot option from setting. but when i press f12 on start it show an error SYSLINUX EDD 2013-07-25 COPYRIGHT (C) 1994-2013 ...
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How to get wacom tablet to work on my acer chromebook 13 under chrubuntu?

I've tried to build the drivers below is my output when and try and make and make install: make make all-recursive make[1]: Entering directory `/home/user/Downloads/input-wacom-0.27.0' Making all ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 does not see WLAN of Acer V15

It started already while installing Ubuntu 14.10 from USB-flash on my Acer Aspire V15: The WLAN was not detected. After installation still not. $lspci -vvnn 07:00.0 Network controller [0280]: ...
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Installing Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on SD-Card

I've been using Ubuntu 12 LTS on my Dell Inspiron 1750, satisfied with the graphics and the performance, I decided that my sluggish an Aspire V5-123 netbook shouldn't be missing out, and yea, I ...
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Acer Aspire S7 on 14.04 | Frozen after Sleep

Every third or fourth time that I resume my Acer Aspire S7-392 (suspending works every time), the screen is completely frozen, though my mouse can move. There is nothing that I can do to make it ...
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Bluetooth not working (Ubuntu 14.10, Acer E5-571, Atheros) - SOLVED

After following through several other Articles about seemingly the same problem I failed repeatedly to pair Bluetooth devices with my Laptop Acer E5-571. The GUI shows Bluetooth tools, but searching ...
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is there any step by step method for a novice to add space to 14.04lts on acer c720 chromebook

I'm an absolute novice, but successfully installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS to my acer C720 chromebook following hugh greenbugs' method for dual boot. I also successfully ran out of disk space to install ...
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New wificard- do i have to reinstall ubuntu?

so i have an acer aspire s3. (http://www.linlap.com/acer_aspire_s3) Wifi however was always slow, so i bought this new wificard: ...
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WIFI not working Acer Aspire 3690 - BCM4311

WIFI still does not work, I tried several options. Is there something that will work 100%? I expected that linux will be easier! I have LUBUNTU 14.10. First I tried: sudo apt-get remove --purge ...
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Fresh Install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (No Dual Boot) - Getting No Bootable Device

Really hoping some one can assist as I'm concerned that I have done something wrong with my new installation of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, with no dual boot on my Acer Aspire ES1-512-C32A. Basically, when I ...
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Touchpad won't work on Ubuntu 14.04.2 with kernel 3.16

Touchpad works fine on kernel 3.13.0-46-generic touchpad is not detected at all Device model is Acer Aspire ES1-311-C9T9K output of xinput command ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu 14.04 on Acer E3-112 laptop

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on an Acer E11 laptop (model E3-112). The installation was successful. However I cannot boot Ubuntu. It directly boots to windows and does not even shows Grub. ...
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How to properly install Ubuntu to an Aspire E5 laptop?

I have an Acer Aspire E5-551G-83LH laptop with the following specification: AMD Quad-Core Processor A8-7100 (that is an APU) AMD Radeon R7 M265 with 2 GB Dedicated VRAM 4 GB DDR3 L Memory I ...
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Battery discharges while AC is plugged in

I have a problem with my VN7-571G-56N0. My battery is discharging while the AC is plugged in. If i plug in the power cord, after i used the notebook with battery only, it charges it, but when i ...
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WiFi on Acer Aspire with Ubuntu 14.04 randomly disconnects

Being new user of Linux, Ubuntu 14.04, and running into some problems, I need your help. I apologize if this question was already asked and answered, I have been trying to find the answer on my own, ...
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Touchpad on Packard Bell EasyNote ENTG71BM

From the title, you maybe said: "Let's give him the same link as the other questions about touchpad". Well, read everything! I got my laptop, used Windows 8.1 (preinstalled with UEFI) for a while, ...
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Acer c720 slow bootup with error message

I am currently using Chrubuntu on my acer c720 and when it boots up i receive this error message: [1.8651421] usb 2-4: string descriptor 0 malformed (err = -61), defaulting to 0x0409" When I run ...
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Acer Aspire 3102WLMi [duplicate]

Hallo I have an ACER Aspire 3102WLMi laptop and I would very much like to install ubundu on it. Can you please tell me if I can and if there are any problems I should have in mind..also the best ...
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Acer Notebook rightclick not working

I have a problem with my acer e5-571 running Ubuntu 14.04. The touchpad isn't recognized correctly: I have no right click. Output from xinput list: Virtual core pointer ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS swap partition on ACER Aspire 5720 [duplicate]

I have an ACER Inspire 5720 laptop PC (32bits) and will install Ubuntu14.04 LTS on it. The hard drive has a 160 GB capacity with 2 GB Ram memory. I should like to know how much space I have to ...
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Ubuntu 14.10; touchpad after wake-from-sleep doesn`t work

I've installed Ubuntu 14.10 on an acer v3 371 and my touchpad doesn't work after wake-from-sleep. Can you help me? apt-get check command says nothing.
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Arrow keys cause touchpad indicator to show

I have an Acer Asipre S7 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and after updating and rebooting, some unusual behavior occurs when I use the arrow keys or Delete. What seems to be the TouchPad indicator appears in ...
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acer v3-572g sceen blank on login after nvidia driver

Hi my gf wants ubuntu (14.04) on her acer v3-572g. She needs the Nvidia 840m for games but still wants to use the Intel igpu for power saving. I get the nvidia 340 drivers installed for the 840m and ...