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Ubuntu 14.04 on Acer TravelMate P633 does not recognise projector: could not set the configuration for CRTC 64

I have an Acer TravelMate P633 with an Intel HD Graphics 4000 card. When I try to connect the laptop to a projector, the desktop starts hopping all over the place and I am unable to get into the ...
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Latest Solution for Aspire D270

I was just given an Acer Aspire D270 (Atom N2600 and 1GB of RAM) netbook with a broken screen and would like to turn it into a streaming (and occasional USB thumb drive) video player for my projector ...
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Cannot play media on Acer Aspire One AO751h

I am having problems with playing media on my Acer Aspire One AO751h on Linux. All media is laggy and jumpy, even MP3s and XVid-encoded video. I know that the laptop IS capable of at least playing ...
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Wifi driver to manually install on small Acer laptop

I wonder if someone is available to chat with me on a messenger or chat program about an issue I'm having? I have looked up various threads and sources for the answer this problem but nothing is ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on my Acer 6860 E1-472p? [duplicate]

How can I install Ubuntu on my Acer 6860 E1-472p? I have tried disabling secure boot, as shown by some tutorials, but does not work.
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Bluetooth/Blueman won't detect bluetooth devices, other devices can't find computer

I have an Acer Aspire E14 which came with an internal bluetooth adapter. On Ubuntu 14.04, the adapter is detected alright, but the computer can't find any other bluetooth devices, and other bluetooth ...
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Touchpad on Acer notebook not working - very odd

the touchpad on my Acer E5-572G-77BU is not working at all. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.1. Here's the output of "xinput list": ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ...
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Help to create a script to run on system startup

I have an Acer Aspire One 725. Turning it everything is fine except that the touchpad is not automatically activated. I dislike manually activate ... I want the command "sudo psmode" alone is ...
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Acer Aspire One Ubuntu 14.04 Installing on flash drive instead of computer

I'm trying to install ubuntu 14.04 onto my father's computer. I've tried it quite often but almost every time I get the live flash drive made and install it, it only boots with the flash drive in the ...
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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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Bluetooth didn't work for my Acer E11 (ES1-111-C0A7)

I bought a Acer E11 (ES1-111-C0A7) and upgraded it from Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu 14.10. When I use Win8.1, Bluetooth is working correctly but in Ubuntu it doesn't. I guess the BT chip is BCM43412, but ...
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New to Ubuntu-updates, security, on Acer Aspire One ZG5

All, I'm completely new to Ubuntu but am looking forward to working with it. I have an Acer Aspire One ZG5 (150?) from about 2008. From what I can gather, I should install 12.10 (this appears to be ...
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Acer Aspire 5253 crashes when connecting external display

I have recently installed ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my step-brother's acer aspire 5253 and when i connect this external display the screen becomes "glitchy" and the computer stops responding. When I ...
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Touchpad cursor goes crazy Acer aspire V11

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Laptop acer aspire V11 But time to time the cursor on screen goes crazy and move everywhere erratically without being able to stop it (or only if i let my finger ...
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Problem to replace Windows 8 by Kubuntu on Acer aspire

Help me please! I just bought a laptop Acer aspire V11 (500 GB hardrive, 4GB RAM) from a store obviously with Windows 8 installed on it As I'm mainly using Kubuntu i wanted to replace Windows by ...
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Acer Aspire One

So about a year back I dual booted my Aspire one with a Linix OS I Liked the OS but it was a little to advanced for my undoubtedly tiny graphics card. Looking at other options I found the OS that I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 64 - Touchpad not working/showing for Acer Aspire VN-791G

I got this laptop 2 days ago, after testing it with windows 8(all hardware worked fine), i decide do install Ubuntu 14.04.1 x64... Sadly the touch pad is not working. And not just sloppy movement or ...
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My mouse jumps randomly after updateing

Hello i have got a new acer asper es1-311p1d5. I am using a mouse pad from the laptop. I could not try a usb mouse yet but i have to use the mouse pad anyway. I installed Ubuntu some days ago and ...
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USB installer just exits when trying to install on a Chromebook C720

I am trying to reinstall a full (not Crouton, not ChrUbuntu) version of Linux on my C720 Acer Chromebook. I already have Ubuntu on there, but it's having some problems, and requires a reinstall. I ...
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Unmet dependencies with Xubuntu Software Center

I have tried to install VLC media player and it says that the package couldn't be installed. After running sudo dpkg --configure -a I got the following message: dpkg: error processing package ...
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Acer C720 connects to wireless network, but can't load webpages

I am posting this question and answer from link because I faced the same problem, and the solution in that post was helpful to me. Question from the link: I have an Acer C720 Chromebook, running ...
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Ubuntu14.04, Acer Aspire E1-470G wont shut down

Ever since upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 my PC wont shut down.. Wen I select shut down from the menu it just restarts, i have to push and hold the start button down in order foir it to shut down. Can ...
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I can't access Ubuntu on my Chromebook

After running Ubuntu successfully for about a year, I am now unable to boot it from my Acer Chromebook. After I toggle over to chrome, this is what happens: localhost login: chronos last login: ...
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Notebook compatibility

I'm currently using a Notebook with Ubuntu and and since like it, I would like to keep using this Ubuntu... :-) Unfortunately I can't find any notebook for sale with Ubuntu in Portugal. I was looking ...
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Ubuntu Install Red Box?

This does not happen on my Acer Netbook or any other computer I've tested this on but when I try to install Ubuntu on my Acer Aspire Z5610 it will load up the accessibility symbol at the bottom with a ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 does not shut down on Acer Extensa 2509 notebook

I am currently running into a problem with my new Acer Extensa 2509 notebook. After installing Ubuntu 14.10 onto the hard drive, I was not able to shut down my live USB drive. After a hard reset, ...
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Acer ASPIRE 4745, ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit

i installed ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer Aspire 4745 laptop. after installing ubuntu can not scroll using touch pad. how could i enable it? help me find solution please.
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: FN-Brightness Key Stopped Working

Hello dear Ubuntu Community, After i installed some Ubuntu Updates on my PC,my FN-Key stopped working. (But i can still change it in the System settings. I tried many ways to fix it trough the ...
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Acer Laptop Hangs at Ubuntu Installation

I have bought an acer aspire e11 es1-111m-c064. I've tried installing ubuntu 12.04 with a liveusb. I've managed to get through the installation first time. Restarted and it didnt boot in fact asked ...
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Wireless locking up

I have an acer aspire one with atheros wifi card running xubuntu 12.04 Frequently the wifi seems to lock up. The indicator light either stays on all the time or off all the time but it shows to be ...
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Problem after upgrading CPU on Acer Aspire 5720

I have an Acer Aspire 5720 with integrated Intel graphics and it is set up to dual boot Vista and ubuntu 14.04 LTS. From new the laptop came with an Intel T7300 2.00 Ghz CPU and 1 GB DDR2 RAM. A few ...
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Insallation Help - Input/Output Errors when Trying to Install [closed]

Well, I'm not very good at computers, but my Acer Windows 8.1 CPU has had it's partition or hard drive deleted. I tried resetting my computer with a windows boot usb, tried refreshing and I kept ...
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Can't activate Bluetooth on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Acer Aspire 4830TG. I can't activate Bluetooth. I have no Icon in the top bar (the check box in the settings does nothing) and when I click activate in the settings ...
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How do I get the trackpad on my Acer C7 Chromebook to work in 14.04?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer C7 Chromebook via USB, and once it booted up I was unable to use my trackpad at all, not even during install. I have to use an external mouse.
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Acer Aspire 5315 Fan

I know you will say that this has been answered but . . . I am not a programmer. The only answers I find seem to be incomplete or too complicated to follow. I have loaded 12.04 onto this machine. ...
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Why can't I start Ubuntu on an Acer Aspire ES1-111M-C56A?

I just bought the 11,6 inches Acer Aspire ES1-111M-C56A (Intel Celeron N2840, 2,1GHz, 2GB RAM, 32GB eMMC, Intel HD Graphics, Win 8.1 with Bing) and I'm facing different problems when trying to install ...
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Wlan on Acer Aspire E11

I have just bought a Acer Aspire E11 Netbook. I have installed different Ubuntu Distros but on all Distros there is no WLan Client availbale. I have also installed Win 8.1 which connects via WLan ...
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Switchable Graphics not working on Acer 4820TG with Ubuntu 14.04

I am using an Acer Aspire TimelineX 4820TG notebook with Ubuntu 14.04. Everything is working well except the graphics and when I update my system. On a new 14.04 64bit installation, the default ...
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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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2nd external monitor ubuntu14.04 acer aspire e1-571g

I've plugged in second external monitor to my laptop (so I've got 3 monitors in total). I've plugged one to HDMI, and other to vga port. The OS does see both monitors, but one of them is disabled in ...
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Reboot on power off

Whenever I try to powerdown my laptop from the menu or terminal it powers off. Then three seconds later it starts powering back on. How can I fix this? I have the acer aspire v5-571. ...
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Slow Ubuntu 14.04 and freezing applications. Why?

Yesterday I've installed a 64bit Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer AO722 because I wanted to change from my Win8. I can't imagine why but it runs slowly. I have to wait a lot for launching an app or just ...
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Bluetooth not working properly. Not detecting devices

I'm a beginner with Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer Aspire E11, and I have an issue with my bluetooth. The thing is it's not finding other devices and other devices can't find it. I ran ...
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Troubleshooting audio for Acer Aspire E 17 (E5-771G-7868)

My system is Lubuntu 14.04.1 AMD64 Desktop: $ uname -a Linux polyphemus 3.13.0-37-generic #64-Ubuntu SMP Mon Sep 22 21:28:38 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules ...
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Hot keys brigtness issues with Ubuntu 14.10 in Acer Aspire 5755

I have a Acer Aspire 5755 with Intel video graphic, on Ubuntu 14.04, the combination Fn+←/→(Right/left) arrows can increase/decrease the brightness screen. Works fine on unity and with a ...
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Acer Aspire 4820t brightness fn-keys skip steps

My acer adjusts brightness 3 steps at a time. I've used solutions from: Why does my Thinkpad brightness control skip steps? I've disabled the video driver from adjusting brightness: sudo sh -c 'echo ...
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Acer Aspire 5742 - Fn + F3 key does not work

I've just installed ubuntu after replacing the HDD on my laptop Acer Aspire 5742. I can't get the wireless to work. The Fn+F3 button does not turn on my wireless either. I've tried press fn+f3 once, ...
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Upgraded to 14.10, brightness control quit working - Intel HD 4400

After upgrading, I can no longer control the brightness of my monitor with Fn+⇐ and Fn+⇒. I followed the instructions here - http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2144815 - but it still isn't ...
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Unity Freezing on ubuntu 14.04 (new install)?

So my problem is as follows. My laptop seems to freeze randomly - at least the video output to my screen is the one that gets stuck. I could be doing anything from browsing or watching movies and the ...
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how to adjust screen brightness in ubuntu 14.04?

I'm new to Ubuntu, I am unable to alter the screen brightness in my laptop, it is always 100%. Laptop is Acer Aspire 5740, Graphics/Chipset/VGA all are by Intel. The Laptop has a keyboard shortcut, ...