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Wireless Internet not working Acer Aspire R5

I'm so new to Linux that it should be illegal for me to post on this forum. I bought this Acer Aspire a few months. It came with Windows 10. I obtained a virus after I removed my anti-virus soft ...
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My Touch pad is not working properly (keeps jumping to the recycle bin)

Hi guys i have been using Ubuntu on my desktop at work for a while now, but it seems like a really cool OS so i decided to install it on a Acer V5-572 Laptop. The only thing I need help is the touch ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 on Acer E5-511will not restart on it's own

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 on Acer E5-511will and not restart on it's own. When I try restart/reboot it hangs at the Ubuntu log off/restart exit screen. What could be causing this?
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Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 wireless not working on Acer Aspire E 15

Can someone help? I've tried the recommended fix used for ubuntu 15.10 and the Qualcomm adapter shown in another thread. Unfortunately it is not working for my acer aspire laptop E15 and the Qualcomm ...
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Shortcut keys on Acer CB3-111-670 Chromebook running Ubuntu 15.10 not working

I have Ubuntu 15.10 running on the internal SSD of a Acer CB3-111-670 Chromebook. After some running around to fix the audio, the last thing (that I can tell) doesn't work is the shortcut keys (volume ...
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No Sound on Ubuntu 15.10 running on Acer CB3-111-670 Chromebook

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 on an Acer CB3-111-670 Chromebook. I am running directly off of the internal ssd after following this guide: https://wiki.galliumos.org/Installing/Preparing#Bay_Trail and ...
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Acer Aspire E 15 E5-573G-56RG power button, disable touch pad button and wifi switch not functioning

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on E5-573G-56RG after upgrading to BIOS version 1.35. The power button (it is on the keyboard itself), touch pad enable/disable: Fn+F7, and wifi switch: Fn+F3, are not ...
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Wifi connection problem acer aspire E5-573-587Q

I have bought a acer Aspire laptop. I have installed Ubuntu. I am unable to connect to internet . There are no WiFi signal available in laptop. The output of iwconfig: eth0 no wireless extensions lo ...
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Boot Splash screen is flickering many times before it comes to log-in screen in ubuntu 15.10

Whenever i boot-up,ubuntu splash screen[dots loading with ubuntu title] is flickering many times.I had wiki on web but problem is partly solved.ie., i had edited grub entry with nomodeset. I need ...
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Wifi on Acer Aspire VN7-792G on ubuntu 14.04

Hallo Ubuntu community forum, I can't pride a broad experience with Ubuntu but at least I can use it to do my PhD work by working with different applications. I have had many Laptop devices before and ...
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Touchpad is not working

I bought a new acer E5-574g-50XN laptop with linpus linux. I removed linpus and installed ubuntu. But the touchpad is not working. I googled tried many things but couldn't fix it. uname - r ...
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Freeze on shutdown/restart and randomly - Xubuntu 15.10 - Acer Aspire ES1-512

I recently bought an Acer Aspire ES1-512. I wiped the disk and installed Xubuntu 15.10 64bit (dual boot with Windows 7 - BIOS, not UEFI). When I started using Xubuntu, I realized that at random ...
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Acer Aspire E 15 won't boot from USB

I'm trying to boot my Acer Aspire E5-573-33SE laptop from a USB flash drive with Ubuntu 14.04 on it. It gets to the line where it says "ACPI: Unable to load the System Description Tables and then ...
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Ubuntu on Acer E5 573G-71L9 - wireless LAN disconnects randomly

I already asked this question in the Acer Community- if someone answers there, I will share the solution. But hopefully someone here will be even faster. As mentioned in a different thread, I finally ...
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Aspire VN-7-791-G fan control

I have Acer Aspire Nitro 17 (VN7-791-G). I installed Windows 10 and then Ubuntu 14.04 (dual boot). My question is in Ubuntu while I'm doing most mundane tasks like surfing the web of writing some ...
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Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 is incompatible with Lubuntu 15.10

My Acer Aspire E15's wireless adapter doesn't work with Lubuntu 15.10. I've tried solutions provided by the following links: 1) http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2300861&page=3 (third ...
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Ubuntu installation on Acer Aspire Cloudbook 11

Ubuntu installation on Acer Aspire Cloudbook 11 Installation required these steps: Download Ubuntu 14.04 ISO file from Ubuntu website. Create a “start-up disk” on a USB stick or SD card, 2GB+ (this ...
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Black screen after Grub2 menu with Live USB on Acer E15 with Windows 10

I just bought an Acer Aspire E15 (E5 573G-71L9) with an NVIDIA Geforce 940M, Intel Core i7-5500U processor, 15.6'' FHD LED LCD, and Windows 10 Home pre-installed. The default boot method is UEFI - ...
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No Wifi on Acer Aspire E5 573 on any Linux Platform

I dual booted my Laptop Acer Aspire E5-573 with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.10 and every since the first day I'm not able to use WiFi on any linux platform. I did everything I could have done still no ...
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Ubuntu for Acer Aspire One ZG5 netbook

I am using a Acer Aspire One ZG5 netbook (1 gb ram) and it is currently running Microsoft Windows XP. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but it is not working properly and it takes a long time to open apps ...
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gimp not loading in acer aspire es1-512 notebook

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my new lap of Acer Aspire ES1-512. When i try to open Gimp 2.8, it is not loading. It hangs. Please help me.
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root@localhost /1#

Hey I just brought Acer Aspire e15 & while booting Linux Ubuntu on it I am stuck at a place where it says "root@localhost /1#"... Now what command should I give? I already tried "startx" command ...
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Suspend is working only once

On my Acer es1-111 is suspend working only once, then it does not switch to suspend mode any more. I ran suspend from terminal using command: sudo pm-suspend First suspend ok, after second I ...
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0.003006 ACPI: Unable to load the system description tables Acer F5-571

I have been trying to install Ubuntu on my Acer F5-571 with no success!.. when trying to install in UEFI mode i get a black screen when i select any option and when in legacy mode i get 0.003006 ACPI: ...
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acer e14 e5-474g not detecting wireless on Ubuntu 15.10

I have just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on a Acer e14 e5-474g. On older hardware, when I go into software & updates, select the additional drivers tab, it detects the hardware drivers for wireless ...
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Touchpad left click not working or with long delay on Acer aspire one ZG5 AOA150

I have an older netbook Acer one ZG5 AOA150 with a SSD 128GB one year old, intel Atom and 1.5 GB DDR2 RAM, I don't know if is a bug or really I don't have enough resources available, after ...
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Not able to connect to Wireless in Ubuntu 15.10 with laptop Acer Aspire V 15

I have a new laptop (Acer Aspire V 15) and ubuntu is not connecting to the wireless. At first it wasn't recognizing the wireless, so I installed the driver. Now it detects the wireless networks ...
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Qualcom atheros wirelless adapter not recognized in my acer v nitro laptop

Please help me out I am novice in linux. I ran the command to check whether my wireless adapter is working. Below is the result. deepu@deepu-Aspire-VN7-592G:~$ sudo lshw -C network ***-network ...
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New Notebook, cannot find wlan drivers

I have got a new Notebook, an Acer Aspire E5-574G-57ZD. I want to install Ubuntu on it, 14.04 or above. Apparently the notebook it has not been out for more than 6 weeks, and I cannot find the ...
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Acer one 10 S1002-145A

I'd like to know if it's possible to install Ubuntu on a new Acer one windows 2 in 1 tablet model S1002-145A. I've searched but the closest thing I found is about the Acer iconia. Thanks.
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Issues running ubuntu 15.10 on Acer r3 131t acpi need to be of

I am trying to install ubuntu 15.10 on my acer R3 131T. I have run in to several problems, most of which where easy to fix. However there is this one problem i can't seem to get by. I can not boot the ...
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ubuntu 14.04.03 mousepad not working on acer aspire notebook, external mouse does work

I just bought the Acer V3-371-5215. I installed Ubuntu 14.04.03 64bit from a usb flash drive. The mousepad worked during the installation from flash drive. Mousepad not working after installation. ...
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Acer E5-573G Touchpad

Sorry for my english, I'm italian. I have a problem with Linux on my laptop: the touchpad doesn't work. This is the "xinput" output: Virtual core pointer id=2 [master ...
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Install Ubuntu on Acer F5-571

I am trying to install Ubuntu on an Acer F5-571 without success. With UEFI enabled, booting from the DVD loads a menu, but when selecting either Try or Install Ubuntu it loads a blank screen and it ...
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Howto wireless on a Acer / Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my ACER Aspire E 17 (E5-722-66DF) laptop, I can't use my wireless connection I hAto FRITZ!Box. I used lspci that gave to me Realtek Semiconductor with kernel ...
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WLAN interface not detectetd on Acer Aspire VN7-791

I have tested several Ubuntu distributions (Ubuntu, Mint) on my Laptop (Acer Aspire VN7-791), but on none of them the WLAN interface (Qualcomm Atheros QCA61x4) could be detected. I already know about ...
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Acer PC won't boot from CDRom after installing ubuntu

Thanks for taking the time to read my question! :) I have a very old ACER PC (I think it was bought in 2005) and I installed ubuntu replacing windows XP which is outdated. I have recently experienced ...
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The Suspend is Killing Me (14.0.3, 15.10, Elementary Freya) Acer Aspire E11

Briefly I can't get this machine to suspend. Details and troubleshooting steps follow: I bought a brand new Acer Aspire E11 ...
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Acer Aspire ES1 311 freezes regularly on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10

I have upgraded the kernel to linux 4.2.5-040205-generic,this problem will not cease to bug me I am currently running my laptop on the nomodeset kernel parameter,and am not able to do anything ...
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install ubuntu on aspire one cloudbook 11

i am trying to install ubuntu on a acer aspire one cloudbook 11, but i've got the below error: Fast TSC calibration failed if anyone can provides me help?
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Ubuntu not booting 14.04

After installing ubuntu on fresh computer it is not bootting, Boot-Repair did not help, all I get is: http://paste.ubuntu.com/13122708/
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Dolby home theater not working

I have got Acer Aspire v15 Nitro laptop and it has technology called Dolby home theater which boosts sound output and quality pretty dramatically. Is it possible to get driver for that on ubuntu ?
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After using tablet mode touchpad and keyboard not responding on Aspire R13 - Ubuntu 15.10

I am working on an Acer Aspire R13 and everything is working fine until I close my lid to tablet (so the lid is closed but the screen is on top). After I do, touchpad and keyboard are not responding ...
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Ubuntu Mate Black screening problem

So my Acer Aspire E5-511-P2D6 and I decided to install Ubuntu Mate 15.10 (I've been getting this problem with all distros and distribution versions from 14.04+) So I installed it but now I'm getting ...
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Audio not working Ubuntu 15.04 and Acer ES1-311

Here is my audio device: 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation Atom Processor Z36xxx/Z37xxx Series High Definition Audio Controller (rev 0e) In alsamixer everything is 100 and unmuted. There's ...
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ubuntu 14.04 on external hard disk

I installed ubunu14.04 on external hard disk using Acer Aspire 4530 (AMD based). After it developed problem I tried to use my external hard disk on Acer Aspire 4720Z (Intel based). Earlier I could ...
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Can not dual boot 15.10 after installation from USB on Laptop Acer Aspire v13-371

I have Acer Aspire V13-371 and preinstalled Win10. It has BIOS v1.28. I set Hyperpass and disabled secure boot. I start it with Live USB key via Temp boot order and it works fine; it works even if I ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 freeze on Acer E11/Bay Trail CPU

I went ahead and upgraded from Mint 17.2 to Ubuntu 15.10 on my Acer ES1-511-P1T9 with Bay Trail n3530 CPU and so far am having amazing performance over Mint 17.2 (almost 70-80% performance increase) ...
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Notebook Keyboard is not properly handed

I tried every variants of ubuntu and I can't find a way to use my keyboard properly. The main issue is that AltGr is opening up the context menu on every application (basically, right click ...
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Acer DustDefender and Ubuntu

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in dual boot with Windows 10 on my Acer V 17 Nitro. This laptop comes with a functionality called "DustDefender" which is supposed to "prevents dust from accumulating ...