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No enable mobile broadband option

I just migrated from Wubi to actual dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 7 my machine is an Aspire 4750G. When I had (Wubi) Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit the network applet included the "enable mobile broadband"...
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Installation Problems Acer 4750G Ubuntu 12.04 Dual Boot

I've been playing with Ubuntu the past few weeks via WUBI and finally decided to give it its own space in my HDD through dual booting via separate partitions. After installation, the system could ...
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Ubuntu desktop not responsive programs take ages to launch when clicked. Aspire One Happy notebook

I have done a few updates on Ubuntu 12.04 which was installed via the WUBI installer. The Aspire One Happy notebook dual boots with Windows 7 Basic. Now Ubuntu desktop not responsive programs take ...
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Webcam detected but not showing up

I'm using Acer 4530 with Suyin webcam. The webcam can be detected but not showing anything. Before I start anything, I ran lsof /dev/video0 to make sure nothing is using the camera, and I started ...
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Dual boot with Windows 7 (3 partitions) on an Acer Aspire One

I have an Acer Aspire One from the AO725 series, with a 320gb hard drive, preinstalled with Windows 7 home Premium. It has the following three partitions: sda1 (ntfs) 13958 MB - the Acer recover ...
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Acer V3-771 Touchpad detected as ps/2 generic mouse

I have a brand new Acer V3-771G. I can use my Touchpad fine but I can't scroll with it, because its detected as a PS/2 generic mouse: xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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Wireless connection drops then password rejected on 12.04

I'm using an Acer Aspire 7520, with a AR242x / AR542x Wireless Network Adapter with a clean install of 12.04 from disk. On bootup my wireless connection works automatically, for a while. Then after ...
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Wi-Fi problem on Acer Aspire One D257 running Ubuntu

I finally installed 12.04 on my Acer Aspire One D257 today but the Wi-Fi keeps dropping. I turned it on, typed the password but the "cannot connect" message kept popping up. As I'm a novice of Ubuntu, ...
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Wubi keeps freezing. REISUB doesn't work. Any safe, easily undoable alternatives?

I ran the installation for Wubi from ubuntu.com on my Acer Aspire One 722. It works fine every now and then, but more often than not the OS freezes. Every time it freezes I attempt the REISUB method, ...
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12.04 Running Slow on Acer Aspire 5738ZG

I installed 12.04 but it seems to run rather slow (a little laggy when minimizing, some applications open slowly, YouTube 1080p videos are laggy as well). I'm with the HD4650 graphics card and found ...
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Problem with brightness settings with Acer Aspire One D255E in 12.04

I run Ubuntu 12.04 on my netbook (Acer Aspire One D255E) and I have the following problem with the brightness settings: If I want to adjust the brightness with the fn-key, I can only change between ...
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Acer Aspire 4349 backlight unable to dim, slider moves only with no effect, NON-BIOS controlled

Acer Aspire 4349 backlight unable to dim, slider moves only with no effect, NON-BIOS controlled, how-to configure software to actually dim the sucker rather than just moving a slider-indicator? Tried ...
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Only two audio channels work on an Acer 4830T [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 2 channel sound when 5.1 is expected I have been trying to get the Surround sound working on my laptop for a couple of hours now. I have the Acter TimelineX 4830T, and I ...
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Acer laptop, Intel 2200BG, wireless “disabled by hardware switch” irrespective of switch position

I have the problem that on my old Acer Travelmate292 the wireless hardware switch has stopped working a couple releases ago. It worked fine in Windows. BIOS is at the latest version, the switch is ...
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Acer aspire incompatible with ubuntu 12.04?

Well I'm about to install ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop, which is an acer aspire. I would like to know if is there any incompatibility? I installed this version (12.04) on an acer aspire and had several ...
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problems with wubi-installed ubuntu freezing, error reports not sending, programs crashing unexpectedly

recently I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my acer aspire one D255E netbook using the wubi installer for windows. I've begun to notice several problems: computer freezes often for no apparent reason ...
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Nvidia driver issue

I have a laptop with an nVidia 9300m GS 512mb graphics chip. When I install the nvidia drivers, either of the options (current or post release), it repeats my screen 6 times on the same screen, with ...
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12.04 - Connecting Acer X203H monitor to new Dell XPS 15z laptop

I have installed the latest version of Ubuntu (12.04) on my boyfriend's new Dell XPS 15z laptop. He uses a Microsoft wireless keyboard and mouse, and an Acer X203H monitor with his set-up. No ...
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3d acceleration for acer travelmate 5740z

Hi I have installed ubuntu 12 and I wonder if there is 3d acceleration support for my graphic card: VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 02) ...
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Ubuntu for Acer netbooks?

I want to install Ubuntu on my Acer netbook. But I've had problems with the new version. The problem is with the cpu or something like this. Is there an Ubuntu version for netbooks? What can I do? ...
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I can't play games with ubuntu 12.04

I erased the entire disk to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer Aspire 5750G. I tried Heros of Newerth, Teeworlds, and Super Tux 2. None of these games can be initialized. Can anyone help me? I can ...
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no wired or wireless networking on new install [closed]

This is a new install of Ubuntu. I ran 12.04 from a usb drive for a day or so, and had no issues outside of some latency that is more due to the lack of RAM on my aspire one D255e than to OS. I had ...
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Four partitions on Windows 7 [duplicate]

I've just made a bootable usb on windows7, and now I want to replace my windows7 with Ubuntu. When I choose the option replace windows 7 with Ubuntu, I need to select a drive. Since I have only one ...
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Acer Aspire Backlight Problem

I have the same problem as found on this link Screen turns black after booting, backlight only works in recovery mode on an Acer Aspire 5736z I've never used any Linux before so if someone could ...
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Inconsistent mouse X events for Acer T231H multitouch monitor

Looks like a bug OK, I believe this is a bug in the xorg evdev driver, but as ubuntu-bug for precise so kindly asked me to work this trough the support channels, I first went ant reported this here. ...
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Cannot Adjust Brightness on Acer Aspire 5332

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 with the Windows installer. It appears to be running fine, however the screen is extremely dull and I don't appear to be able to adjust the brightness... I entered ...
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Fan on Acer Aspire 5315 not working

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my old laptop (Acer Aspire 5315 ) and observed that fan is not working properly on Ubuntu. How could I solve this problem?
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Acer Aspire TImelin M3: multiple issues [closed]

I've just bought a new Acer Aspire Timeline M3 Ultrebook, but I have multiple issues with the new Ubuntu 12.04. My NVIDIA card won't work, unfortunately I found that the problem cannot be resolved ...
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Graphic crash after Ubuntu 12.04 minor update [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? My problem came after doing a normal packages update in 12.04 and then reboot to never been able to boot ...
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How can I completely disable internal Mic and Webcam

I want to disable the internal Microphone on my laptop and the internal Webcam completely that they're no longer selectable, and no longer available? I will only use my external Webcam, and my ...
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How do I get an Acer Aspire One D270 working?

I was planning to buy Acer Aspire One D270 within a few days and as everybody installs linux on their netbook I was also planning to do that. Now, my question is how is Acer's hardware compatibility ...
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Acer Aspire One 722 broadcom 4313 wifi

I had an Acer Aspire One 722 with the Atheros Wifi card and it worked fine on 11.04. So we bought 200 of them for our school. However these all came with the Broadcom BCM4313 wireless card and there ...
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Ubuntu is so SLOW [closed]

I installed Ubuntu (12.4, I think) on my Acer Aspire One netbook because Win7 was so slow and I'd heard great things about Ubuntu. Win7 was slow but Ubuntu is glacial, every program takes an age to ...
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which linux distribution on my netbook

I have an Acer Aspire One netbook and I want run Linux on it, but I don't know which distribution I should choose. It has a 1.66 GHz Intel Atom processor and about 1 GB RAM, so it shouldn't be too ...
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ACER 3935 upgrade to 12.04 -> integrated Mic (drivers) not working

Since updating to 12.04, the integrated mic is not behaving well. I can not use it with skype to begin with. the mic is not visible in settings>sound>input (there is nothing) however I am able to use ...
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How do I fix a “Wireless is disabled by hardware switch” error?

I just updated to Ubuntu 12.04 from 11.10 but soon after updating I was disappointed to see that Wireless is disabled by hardware switch. I can not click the button 'Enable wireless' which is ...
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Acer Aspire heats up in Ubuntu 10.10

I have an Acer Aspire 4820TG. It heats up in Ubuntu while remains cool in Windows 7. Consequently, the battery backup in Ubuntu is very low. Why is it so? I have ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 ...
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Backlight problems with 12.04 on my Acer Aspire 4736z

How can I fix a bug that wouldn't let me turn the backlight on after it turns off automatically when I close the lid or when powersave settings kick in? I also can't adjust the brightness of the ...
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Unity 3D not Working on Acer D270 w/ Intel GMA 3600

I recently bought myself an Acer Aspire One D270 with the GMA 3600 graphics chipset thinking I would get some lovely graphics. However, I am stuck using Unity 2D and I cant figure out how to enable 3D....
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Switching from Mac OSX Lion Theme back to 12.04 easily

So I was thinking about installing a Mac OSX Lion theme onto my ubuntu 12.04 computer (just for fun). I have never installed a theme before but I have watched videos and know in general how it is done ...
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No Sound in 12.04 on Acer TimelineX 3830TG

When i first installed ubuntu 12.04 everything worked fine. All of a sudden my sound has stopped working!! This has happened before [like 2 days ago], however the next day it started working again. ...
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Acer Aspire 4741G is overheating

My laptop is Acer Aspire 4741G: CPU: Intel Core i5 460M(2,53GHz) 6 Gb RAM (Kingston DDR3 2gb+4gb) 320 Gb HDD NVIDIA Ge Force GT 420M (1 Gb) Tried Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10, 11.10, 12.04, here are the ...
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How can I set a display resolution of 1366x768 in a Acer Aspire One ZG5?

How can I set a display resolution of 1366x768 in a Acer Aspire One ZG5 within Ubuntu 12.04? The only resolutions available are 1280x768 and 800x600.
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Installing Ubuntu on acer aspire 5551-2450

I'm trying to install ubuntu 12.04 on my acer aspire 5551-2450 laptop from a bootable usb drive. I have the usb drive all ready to go but when I boot into it - it just hangs on the install. All I ...
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Lubuntu power settings (xfce4-power-manager) won't dim-screen to save power

this is my first post - I've not been able to find any other people with the same problem! I'm using Lubuntu 12.04 on an Acer AspireOne Happy2 netbook (Intel Atom n570) having grown quite frustrated ...
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Alsamixer: howto disable auto-mute mode

I've tried do undo this but not able to get it disabled. My sound settings need to be redone every boot up as well, but asking that question as well would get neg. feedback. How to get microphone to ...
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Touchpad not working on Acer Travelmate 4740 after applying recent updates in Ubuntu 12.04

My touchpad stopped working on my Acer Travelmate 4740 after I've applied updates through the Update Manager on Precise Pangolin. It is working when on the (LightDM) login screen, but not after ...
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How to get microphone to work on acer aspire one 722

I have an acer aspire 722, I recently went to use gmail/talk as well as empathy and realized that the microphone does not work. I checked the sound settings, adjusted microphone level, did a mic test ...
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External Mic not working but Internal Mic works on an Acer Aspiron AO722

My Acer Aspiron AO722 netbook give me a lot of problems. My Internal microphone is working, when I connect an external microphone(headset) it still take input from internal one. In sound settings I ...
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Only half of screen used and mouse artifacts displayed

This may be a duplicate, but I have not found a solution as yet. When I boot the computer, only the bottom half of the login screen is displayed on the top portion of the computer screen. Dragging the ...