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Acer Aspire 5740 (model MS2286), do I have bluetooth?

I have an Acer Aspire 5740 laptop and it has a hardware button for enabling and disabling bluetooth next to the button for toggling wifi. But when I go to System->Preferences->Bluetooth it says "No ...
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How to disable a touchpad on an Acer Travelmate 6492?

I think it's broken because it starts working in the same way when i install their drivers in windows. It's an acer travelmate 6492. I want to disable it because i think that is broken, however i'm ...
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How to get the touchpad working on Acer Extensa 5630 [closed]

The touchpad on my Acer Extensa 5630z does not work. It used to work fine in Windows 7, but it has not worked since the moment I installed Ubuntu. I've tried installing synaptics driver using this ...
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Video doesn't show up when using dual monitor on Acer netbook

So whenever I plug my monitor into my Acer netbook for dual monitor functionality, I cannot watch videos on VLC (window is black) or use the webcam on Skype. Does anyone have a work-around for this? ...
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Acer Aspire One AOA110 randomly hard blocks WLAN0 - How to stop it [closed]

My Aspire One netbook is now a notbook. It's an AOA-110 that has worked fine forever and a day (currently with Maverick UNR, fully updated). Last night, I was ereading and went to go online to ...
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Fan control on Acer Aspire One D255 netbook

I have Ubuntu netbook edition on my Acer Aspire One D255 netbook and I notice that I always hear the fan working at 100% despite the actual temperature. I run the sensors command its only at 13c, ...
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Wifi light doesnt turn off on Acer Aspire One

I recently installed Ubuntu netbook edition on my Acer Aspire One D255 netbook, and I notice that the wifi light never turns off, even if I'm not connected to a network. When I am connected to a ...
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Enabling multitouch on an acer 5742?

I am trying to get multitouch to work on my touchpad. I am currently trying to run a script to get it to work. It is set to start on boot, saved as .run and has been made executable. here is the ...
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Can't adjust brightness on my laptop

I'm having difficulty in adjusting brightness on my Acer Aspire 4740: Screen 14.1-inch glossy LED-backlit, 1366x768 res CPU Intel Core i5-430M 2.26-GHz RAM 1GB DDR3 HDD 320GB Graphics ...
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Is there a way to change the screen resolution?

I have an Acer Aspire one, with screen resolution of 1024x600. Standard monitor resolution that is closest to this is 1024x768. Is there a way to "compress" a programs output to the screen (assuming ...
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What's the normal temperature of a AAO751h?

What should be the normal temperature be for an Acer Aspire One 751h with a 9 cells battery running Kubuntu 10.10? The plasmoid indicates temperatures from 53º C up to 63º C (isn't this too high?)
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How to Disable touchpad while typing on Aspire One

I want to disable the touchpad while I type on my Aspire one netbook. If I issue the command syndaemon the synaptics driver is not detected: Unable to find a synaptics device So, I added the ...
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Automatic Mute Speakers When Headphones are Unplugged

I listen to music almost any time I am on my computer. I often accidentally unplug my headphones. This has resulted in disturbing others around me. Does any one know of a way to mute the speakers (and ...
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How to play 'wmv9' in Acer Aspire One 751h? [closed]

My fianceé has a AAO 751h. I've convinced her that, for that machine, Ubuntu (and/or derivatives) is a better choice than Windows (any version). But now she wants to install Windows to play video ...
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Multitouch on Acer Aspire 4740

How can I enable multi touch in Ubuntu 10.10 for my Acer Aspire 4740 notebook ? Screen 14.1-inch glossy LED-backlit 1366x768 res CPU Intel Core i5-430m 2.26GHz RAM 1GB DDR3 HDD 320GB Graphics ...
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Acer Aspire 1551 Will Not Wake After Suspend

I have an Acer Aspire 1551-5448 Netbook that is running Ubuntu 10.10 64bit Desktop. I'm loving making the move to Ubuntu but my major stopping point is waking the laptop from a suspend/hibernate ...