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Nvidia driver Ubuntu black screen

I have a something to ask. I have an Acer Aspire 5520 , and I try to install nvidia driver on it but I get a black screen after login.I have fixed it by using ctrl+alt+f1 and sudo apt-get remove ...
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Clean Install to “upgrade” from 14.04 to 16.04 on Acer (AMD), and going back?

I wish to perform a clean install of 16.04 on my Acer Aspire laptop, which is currently running 14.04 LTS 64-bit. How do I go about this? Also, can I go back to Trusty Tahr if I don't like Xenial ...
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Acer ES1-311 no fan control, fan stops completely after resume

Setup: Acer ES1-311 brand new, latest BIOS V1.11 Tested: Ubuntu 14.04 x64, Xubuntu 16.04 x64 Current kernel: 4.4.0-16-generic Issue: The fan just runs, there is no temperature or load based throttling....
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Notebook trackpad doesn't work on Ubuntu 15.10

I have an Acer Aspire E 14, running Ubuntu 15.10 and my trackpad doesn’t respond. I tried disabling and enabling it through the keyboard shortcut (Fn+F7 on my computer), but that doesn’t seem to be ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04.4 on a Acer TravelMate B116-M results in black screen

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.4 on a Acer TravelMate B116-M-C7T3 N3050 notebook. I do not have another OS on this computer, only Ubuntu. I downloaded the ISO file ubuntu-14.04.4-desktop-i386.iso ...
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How do I add a partition (specifically swap) to my raid0 laptop setup?

EDIT: yes, gparted was the (in hindsight obvious) answer I foolishly didn't create swap space when I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows on my Acer laptop with 2 SSDs preconfigured as raid0. Now I ...
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Sound and Video issues on Chromebook

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Chromebook Acer C720. I am running into issues playing YouTube videos, as well as playing any sound. Commands haven't worked for the sound, and I have no clue how ...
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Laptop freezes during install of Ubuntu 15.10 from usb

I'm trying to install 64bit Ubuntu 15.10 from a usb on this laptop: ACER Aspire One Cloudbook 14" (A01-431-C2Q8) Intel® Celeron™ Processor N3050 (integrated Intel graphics with shared memory) Memory: ...
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Can't access Windows 10 after creating manual partitions and installing Ubuntu 15.10 Dual Boot

I know that this question has been asked several times before, but I have not yet discovered a solution that works. If I explain step-by-step what happened, perhaps someone might be able to suggest a ...
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dual booting in acer aspire e15

I try to install windows 8.1 and edubuntu 14.04 in acer aspire e15 . fist disable fast boot and secure boot . but I can not load ubuntu .loading only windows . using boot repair no change I can ...
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Acer Aspire V3-572G laptop freezes in the first screen after routine Ubuntu update

I have an Acer Aspire V3-572G. I run Ubuntu 15.10. Yesterday I installed some updates. As requested, I rebooted the computer and it froze at the very first screen with the Acer logo. I switched it off ...
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Trouble with Installation on Acer Aspire One Cloudbook 14. “Kernel panic - not syncing: IO-APIC + timer doesn't work”

I recently bought a new laptop (Acer Aspire One Cloudbook 14) and wanted to install Ubuntu (14.04.3) on it. I put it on a USB following this guide: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-...
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no booting device after installing Ubuntu

I have recently bought Acer Aspire E5-573G-57HR and decided to install Ubuntu instead of completing the installation of the preinstalled linpux linux. However, after succesfully completing the process,...
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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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Dual boot ubuntu (alongside with Win 10) not recognized in laptop

there are a lot of questions about dual booting Ubuntu, but I didn't find one with quite a similar problem to mine. My laptop is Acer Aspire V3-372 (it's 64 bit). I installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS (...
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Touchpad and wireless adapter not recoginsed Acer Aspire V3-372-53UE

I have installed the offical Ubuntu 14.04 OS. After booting I have realized that my touchpad and wifi are not working. I connected usb mouse and usb wifi adapter and they are both working so I think I ...
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Acer E5-574G Laptop touchpad not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 (64Bit) in my Laptop Acer Aspire E 15 E5-574G. Unfortunately, touchpad is not working. I searched for a good resource in the internet, but i couldn't find it. If some has ...
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ath10k_pci constant errors

I just installed Ubuntu on my laptop as a dualboot next to Windows (Acer Aspire VN7-572G-573E) And things are working fine apart from little audio stuttering I get time to time. But, when I pressed ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not connecting to wifi or ethernet

For the last week I have not been able to connect to any internet what so ever. I can see all of the wifi connections, and it tries to connect but doesn't go through. Same with ethernet. I have a four ...
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Couldn't enable Wi-Fi and touchpad is not being detected in Acer Aspire E5-511

Couldn't enable Wi-Fi, and touchpad is not being detected in Acer Aspire E5-511 I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 OS yesterday. Yesterday it was working fine, I installed java, eclipse with android sdk. ...
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installing ubuntu on acer failed

I have used pendirvelinux (http://www.pendrivelinux.com/) to install ubunto on another computer, but when I boot the computer this pops up: 'default boot device missing or boot failed. Insert ...
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Ubuntu restart problem in Acer laptop

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my Acer Aspire E 14 laptop a couple of days ago.It was doing well.Today I restarted the computer and when it started it showed the Ubuntu logo and then a blank ...
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What is the proper keyboard layout for a Japanese Acer Laptop?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS onto an Acer Aspire and I did not figured out which is the proper layout for its keyboard. I tried every Japanese Layout without success. All have different ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.04 Wifi not working in ACER e5-573-5108

i have installed Ubuntu 14.04.04 on my ACER E5-573-5108 notebook and have tried several suggested fixes but my wifi dosent work, problem is already marked as bug with low importance but any help will ...
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Battery indicator shows opposite state: charging when discharging and vice versa [15.10]

So, pretty weird bug. As the title says, when my battery is charging, it says the power is draining (the symbol changes and it tells me how long is left until I'm dead), and when the power is not ...
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How to copy linpus Linux drivers and add/replace in ubuntu [closed]

I bought acer laptop with linpus Linux. Everything works in linpus smoothly but in Ubuntu i am facing several problems like : Touchpad not working, wireless devices not working, poor battery life etc. ...
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Acer Aspire R3-131T R11 with LTSP 14.04 starts with black screen

I'm having trouble with an Acer R11 laptop (client). It boots over Lan getting its disk image from an 14.04 LTSP Server. After the initial Acer Splash-DHCP-TFTP sequence a console is shortly visible, ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu on an acer aspire 3690 (Win Vista)?

newbie here. I am trying to learn how to use ubuntu, so I would like to run it in an old computer. I have followed the steps, but I can´t seem to get it to boot from a dvd nor usb port with the iso ...
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I want to install both windows 7 and ubuntu 15.10 on my acer gateway ne-572 notebook. How can i do that? [duplicate]

I have 1TB hard drive and 4GB RAM. I want to know the whole procedure from scratch i.e. which OS to be installed first and how to make the partitions. I'll be installing both OS from bootable usb ...
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USB WiFi AccessPoint drops connection every few seconds

I have ubuntu-15.10-desktop-amd64 installed on my ACER laptop. I get internet via built-in WiFi adapter. I installed additional USB WiFi adapter Edimax EW-7811Un and share internet from it as it ...
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WIFI not detected Acer 14.04, wlan not listed

Complete Info from wireless script.... ########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 14 Feb 2016 23:50 IST +0530 Booted last: 14 Feb 2016 23:36 IST +0530 Script from: 27 Sep 2015 00:34 ...
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Headphones not detected on Ubuntu 15.10

I bought a new Acer gateway NE-572 laptop and installed Ubuntu 15.10 on it. Everything is working fine except the headphones. After putting headphones into jack audio is being played by laptop ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 does not recognize Atheros wireless card (Acer E5-573G)

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my Acer E5-573G-52G3 laptop, however it does not recognize the network adapter. Running lspci -m gives 03:00.0 "Network controller" "Qualcomm Atheros" "Device 0042" -...
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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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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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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 "...
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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 ...