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16.04 Acer E15 startup crash with last kernel update

I've got a fresh new laptop, the "Acer E15 E5-573G-5185" (with an SSD instead of the default HDD). I've got several problems with it: first, the retailer tells me he had to "manually install some ...
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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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Function keys change wrong backlight file on my Acer Aspire One

Whenever I press the function keys to change my laptop's screen brightness, it modifies the value stored in the file /sys/class/backlight/acer-wmi/brightness, but my screen stays the same. With a bit ...
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Display brightness is not working “REAL TIME” on my Acer laptop

I am on an Acer (Aspire 5740) laptop and running Ubuntu 16.04LTS 64bit alongside Windows 10. I noticed that brightness control does not work real time when I try it in settings or with Fn+brightness ...
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WiFi can not connect when laptop is a bit far from router ubuntu 14.04 LTS

so i installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS a while ago,every thing seems to be working perfectly except for the wifi,when i login to windows 10 the wifi connects instantly but when i log in to Ubuntu the wifi ...
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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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Sound not working after installing Ubuntu

I just switched from Windows to Ubuntu and since then my sound doesn’t work. I have an Acer Aspire 5935g and I have tried everything the Internet has recommended. It seems to have the cards but I’...
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My Acer Aspire 7720z running on Ubuntu Mate screen stops working after some 2 min or so after logging in

So here is my problem I inserted a new HDD drive on my Acer Aspire were in it was installed Ubuntu Mate stable version already used on my other computer eMachines AND WORKING FINE It but after logging ...
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Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth 4.0 not working on Ubuntu 16.04

Acer Aspire E15 laptop (model number E5-573-54ZV) with Windows 10 and Bluetooth 4.0 adapter out of the box. While using Windows, I'm able to use the Bluetooth adapter. I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 in ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Acer Chromebook 13?

Hey guys I was looking to install Ubuntu on my Acer Chromebook 13 (CB5-311-T1UU) in the way outlined in on the comment made on this thread: True Ubuntu on Chromebook ARM (samsung) It appears that ...
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How do I fix my touchpad on my Acer 720 Chromebook

I'm extremely new to Ubuntu so most of the time I don't know what's going on. I just download Ubuntu and in the start-up screen my mouse-pad doesn't work, nor does my touch screen. How should I ...
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16.04 Installer Crash and “No Bootable Device” with Acer R11

The trouble in Installer Crash and "No Bootable Device" with Acer R11 is nearly identical except for the version and the fact that it has no cd drive - must use USB install. I can "try ...
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How to fix touchpad (synaptics) problem on acer aspire v 13? Sometimes cursor jumps like crazy

Sometimes cursor starts jump here and there (very quickly). Disabling and enabling touchpad helps but for short time. xubuntu 15.04, 3.19.0-30-generic "xinput list" shows that core pointer is ...
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How do I adjust the screen brightness on an Acer Aspire One D270?

My system specifications are: Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit, Acer Aspire One D270, Intel Atom CPU The usual brightness increase/decrease key combination using Fn key doesn't work in Ubuntu as many pointed out....
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Ubuntu 13.04: Problem with the Synaptics touchpad on a Acer Aspire One ZG5 (AOA110) not detected

i have a little problem with the touchpad on my netbook, the HDD is gone, so i installed Ubuntu on an USB key, but the touchpad, for some reason, isn't detected. I checked everything, the drivers are ...
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Can't resume from suspend on 16.04

The OS is working perfectly except that when I can't wake the system from suspend. The screen remains black and I need to do a hard restart. I get this error message: "Problem type: Kernel0ops ...
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Bluetooth adapter not found in Ubuntu 16.04

Since my upgrade to 16.04 the OS does not find the bluetooth-adapter anymore. The Laptop is an Acer Aspire V5-573G and all i can find about the bluetooth adapter is this: "Bluetooth Qualcomm Atheros ...
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Acer R3 131T laptop not sleeping

I recently purchased an Acer R3 131T. Ubuntu runs very well on it except sleeping. Whether I close the lid, press the power button or select to sleep the laptop from Unity, it does not go to sleep. ...
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Enable Dolby 5.1 or at least subwoofer on Acer laptop?

I have Dolby Virtual Surround Sound 5.1 speakers with Tuba CineBass Subwoofer on Acer laptop (mine is 5951G but there is also bunch of models with similar configuration of speakers with/without ...
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No wireless on Ubuntu 15.10 in Acer Aspire E15 [duplicate]

We have Acer Aspire E15 computers running with Ubuntu 15.10 for students and I am preparing a course. I cannot access internet via wireless, only via ethernet. The wireless specifications are posted ...
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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 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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Installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTE on eMMC storage

I'm experiencing a problem installing ubuntu on my new laptop. It originally had windows 10 Home version, but I wiped out the disk (eMMC) and tried to install the Ubuntu. However, I believe the ...
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Broadcom Wifi BCM4318 [Airforce one54g] does not connect

I am hoping someone in here can help me. I am new to Linux and Ubuntu. But I have to say I really love using the Os. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 along side Windowns 7. Both Os are running perfect bar ...
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FN keys are not working on Acer Aspire ES 15 in Ubuntu 16.04

I successfully installed Ubuntu in legacy mode on my Acer Aspire ES 15 and the only problem is that FN keys are not working properly for example brightness control is not working at all I searched ...
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After updating the software wireless drivers were lost

I have updated Ubuntu software on 14.04 which resulted in the loss of the wireless drivers from my laptop acer E5-573-32IT. I am new to Linux. Please help. on typing as below in the terminal ...
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16.04 LTS : just installed it and tried to install a wifi driver but it does not read it?

Here is the image of the additional drivers i see and this does not help me to see wifi. Please help me. I cab connect to the net with ethernet but otherwise i don't see any wifi
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Fresh Ubuntu 16.04 install hangs on reboot (i386 Server on Acer Travelmate laptop)

I've used an old Acer Travelmate 4000 laptop as my local server for ages with Ubuntu Desktop. This year, I installed 16.04 i386 Server Edition and couldn't be happier. The entire working set of Linux,...
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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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Installing Ubuntu on Acer Cloudbook 11

First question, all: Based on this thread, I tried installing Kubuntu on an Acer Cloudbook 11: Ubuntu installation on Acer Aspire Cloudbook 11 However, the granularity of the instructions is quite ...
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After Upgrade from Xubuntu 15.10 to Xubuntu 16.04 Acer Nitro VN7-792G Cpu running to hot

I recently upgraded to xubuntu 16.04 and have noticed the CPU temperature reaching between 55-85 C although the CPU load is the same as before I upgraded. This is about 10-15 C higher than before the ...
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Wireless Broadcom BCM43228 on an Acer Aspire v5-571p does not work

My built in wireless card just isn't possible to switch on. I have run out of ideas to try to enable it or install the driver. When I run rfkill it shows no hard block and no soft block, I have been ...
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Wireless not working on 16.04 : Qualcomm Atheros AR2413/AR2414 Wireless adapter

I have Ubuntu 14.10 and Ubuntu 16.04 on my Acer Aspire 5110. Wireless connection in 14.10 works fine. In 16.04 no connection. With the same settings. Thanks for any help. Here are the results of ...
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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 Wi-fi driver not working on my Acer Aspire V15 Nitro?? (Qualcomm Atheros QC6174a

How do I install my wifi drivers? There is no option to "Enable Wi-fi" on my toolbar except for "Enable Networking". Any help would be appreciated,. Thanks.
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16.04 reboots 4 seconds after shutdown completes (Acer Aspire V5-571P)

Obviously I'd like to add comments on existing threads, but as a new user with 1 rep point, that's not going to happen for a bit. Basics: Acer Aspire V5-571P, Ubuntu 16.04 has started rebooting a ...
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HDMI stops working with my new Acer aspire E3-112

I bourght a new Acer Aspire E3-112. I use external screens both at home and at work. After installing Ubuntu everyting worked. I used it at home and at work. The second day when I got home the ...
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Wifi is not working on an Acer-Aspire E 15 (Ubuntu 16.04, Kernel: 4.4.0-21-generic)

I can't get the WiFi working on my new Acer-Aspire E15. It's only running Ubuntu 16.04, Kernel: 4.4.0-21-generic with no dual-boot. lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Host ...
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Wifi connection problem and laptop freezes in 16.04 LTS in acer Aspire E 5 571

I am new to ubuntu .I installed ubuntu 16.04 LTS in my acer Aspire E 5 571 . It was running smoothly in offline. Recently I am facing a problem related to wifi connection , suddenly the wifi gets ...
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How do I slow my cursor on laptop so I can control it better

When I use the cursor it is to fast for me to control, I have tried to see if there was any way to control it using the settings menu. But I can not find anything to suit my needs. I need to know how ...
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How to install driver for BCM4318 WiFi card on Ubuntu 14.04?

I just set up Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for a dual boot with Windows XP on my Acer Aspire 5100, and I am unable to find any wireless networks even with the physical switch set to on. I can only connect to the ...
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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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Acer Aspire E5-571 Display Driver

How do I install the correct display/graphics drivers for my Acer Aspire E5-571 laptop? The most things seems to display correctly and the resolution is the same as when I had Windows 10 installed on ...
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Dual boot on Acer (Aspire ES 15, ES1-531-C13G)

I've installed ubuntu-16.4 along side with Windows 10 (I shrink my Disk using Windows Disk Management) on my Acer laptop (ES1-531-C13G), but when I restarts/reboot my system no menu (Grub screen) ...
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No wifi on Acer Aspire E15 E5-511 with 16.04 [duplicate]

First time posting here (since I'm usually able to search through previous answers and find what I'm looking for) but I can't seem to find any relevant this time... I've just updated an Acer Aspire ...
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Making an older iomega portable HD work on a Linux desktop

A long time ago, I bought an iomega portable hard disk to use with a Acer Aspire 1 running a linpus lite OS. It didn't work but a nice man at John Lewis Tech help talked me through how to get it going....
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I would like to try installing Ubuntu onto my laptop and don't know how

I have an Acer Aspire E15. The full designation is E5-551-T1MK It has an AMD A10-7300 processor, 8GB of DDR3 L RAM and AMD Radeon R6 graphics. It also unfortunately has Windows10 on it. I would like ...
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Fan always on even during idle

I have the same problem as described in Fan is always on, CPU usage is rather low and can't find the fan or thermal_zone proc files, but none of the solutions there worked for me. My fan runs at ...
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How to install roblox on 16.04

I was just wondering how to install roblox on ubuntu on an aspire M3300. I would really like to get it up and running. Please post any instructions on how to do it.
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Clicking noise from acer r3 131t (left speaker)

I have a subtle clicking coming from my laptop? I have a Acer r3 131t c1yf (32gb HD, 2gb RAM) It comes from the left speaker. Windows 10 (dual boot) is very silent. The Acer Graphics listed on "...