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Trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Win 8 Tablet - Acer Iconia w3

I am Trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Win 8 Tablet, Acer Iconia w3. I have tried to boot from USB and DVD via USB drive. Any help would be appreciated. I am looking to wipe Windows 8 completely ...
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Acer Aspire 9300 Laptop - No Wifi with Ubuntu

I tried installing Ubuntu 14.04 64 and 32 bit versions on my laptop with no luck. I then got an older version of Ubuntu 11.04 and got things up and running. All seemed to work except my wifi. I ...
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Cannot find my home wifi connection with 14.04. Had a good wifi connection at work

I spend most of last night on the forums trying to find a solution to no avail. I have an acer aspire 5742z. I purged/removed/disabled the broadcom driver. I did an update, I updated the PCiids, ...
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Wifi not working on 14.04 notebook

I have this Acer Aspire V5 notebook, which had problems with wifi before in 13.10 and i had to use the ethernet. sometimes it randomly started working but most of the time it wouldn't. So then i ...
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Acer Aspire 7750G graphics conflict with 14.04

So I posted this the other day, as I was having freeze issues with my new install of 14.04. I installed updates and after a few days the issue seems to have ceased. But what has persisted is lagging. ...
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What version of Ubuntu is compatible with Emachines E525 laptop-ACER Intel

Ubuntu 12.04 was incompatible with my ACER emachines E525-304932MI/64-bitIntel GL 40 Express. At that time I replaced the original Windows with Fedora 14 i386. I am hoping that programing developments ...
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Webcam Install not listed by lsusb

Hallo I have a new Acer V5-573g and Ubuntu 12.04 I am trying to install the webcam but if I use the Command: sudo lsusb I get these results: Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 001 ...
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Wifi:still connected but no throughput

I have a problem with Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer-laptop. Wifi is working, but after a couple of minutes there is no throughput, no up- nor download, although I am still connnected. As soon as I ...
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Acer R7 — Broadcom wireless driver does not load

This belongs in the category weird and freaky. I have one of the fancy "Ezel hinge" Acer R7 touch screen laptops. (i5, 12 GB RAM) Installing Linux to dual boot with Windows 8 is a pain... and so I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 On Acer Aspire TImelinex 3830T Microphone

Okay so the microphone has been staticy ever since installing ubuntu starting with 12.10 does anyone have a fix for the microphone?
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Install on Acer Aspire 4752

I am at my wits end with this computer. I bought and Acer Aspire 4752 with a fully loaded version of Windows 7 on it. I prefer Ubuntu so I began to install 14.04 from USB. Got the error: [Errno 5] ...
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Why doesn't it work to install Ubuntu? Please help! [duplicate]

I have tried so many times now but it doesn't work! I have an Acer Aspire V with Windows 8.1 64-bit, 2.50 GHz AMD Quad-Core Processor A10-5757M, 512MB AMD Radeon HD 8650G Graphics System Memory, 8GB ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 running very slow unlike former win xp professional

I have always been a win xp user. I changed to ubuntu one 13.10 yesterday. I thought ubuntu might be much faster. It is so very very slow. What can b the problem? I used an USB to install ubuntu on my ...
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Which version for Acer AOD255E? [duplicate]

I have an Acer One netbook model AOD255E that currently has Ubuntu Natty currently installed. It runs exceptionally slow for some reason and freezes. Havent' used it in over a year and would like ...
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Wireless connection button on Acer Aspire 2930z won't work!

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer Aspire 2930z, along side my Windows 7 (Dual Boot). Problem is - I can't get a wifi connection - the wifi button is off and doesn't respond. Connection is ...
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Is 55°C a Safe Temperature for a Acer Aspire One D255?

I am new to using Ubuntu on Laptops and Netbooks. I was wondering if this is a safe/good temperature. Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +55.0°C (crit = +100.0°C) If not how can I fix this, I ...
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recognizing a battery on a Acer Aspire One ZG5

We have recently obtained an Acer Aspire One from a cousin, and erased its Windows XP to install Ubuntu 13.10. The battery is not recognized, however. It looks like this problem has been encountered ...
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Steam, missing 32bit libs but it won't install [duplicate]

Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, libc6:i386 [sudo] password for user: E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/https could not be found. ...
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Acer C720 dualboot with ChromeOs & Ubuntu, boot priority keeping defaulting back to ChromeOS

First of all, let me highlight that I have a similar problem to the one expressed in this post. I have an Acer 720 Chromebook that I have installed Ubuntu on by following this post. That all worked ...
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How to disable fast boot setting?

I have an Acer aspire V3-571 running Windows 8.1. I want to give Ubuntu a go. I started looking at a few dual boot guides and tried disabling fast boot and switching to legacy BIOS. When looking for ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 on Acer V5-472 with HD 4000

I have an Acer V5-472 with intel HD4000 graphics chipset and a built-in 1366*768 display. I have installed ubuntu 13.10 amd64 in legacy boot mode with an external monitor. Installation showed no ...
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NO wifi, ethernet, audio(sound) after installation of ChrUbuntu (12.04) on Acer C7

I have installed ChrUbuntu on acer C7, but by the end of the process a can not have sound, internet (ethernet or wireless) and probably the graphic driver not recognised though with chrome everything ...
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Do I Need Linux Drivers For Virtual Box?

I have recently fallen in love with Linux. I first decided to try out Ubuntu 13.10 a few weeks ago, but I bricked it by incorrectly installing an AMD FGLRX driver. Then I reformatted and wiped that ...
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Acer Aspire One 751h multimedia support

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer Aspire One 751h netbook. Recently I updated my Linux kernel to 3.11.08-18. Thankfully my video works awesome, but there is no sound. I have Realtek Audio ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on Acer Aspire V3-772G

I just bought a new laptop. Since Win8 is crap, I want to dualboot Win7 and Ubuntu, like I do on my Desktop. I managed to get Win7 installed (had to change boot from UEFI to Legacy and convert the GPT ...
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Which version of Ubuntu to install: 12.04 LTS or 13.10? [duplicate]

I just bought an Acer Aspire V3-571G / 15.6" IPS Full HD / Intel® Core™ i3-3110M / 6 GB / 500 GB / NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 730M 2 GB / DVD+/-RW / USB 3.0 / HDMI / with bootable Linux installed. I would ...
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Wifi Connected. But No internet

I'm using Lubuntu dual booted with Windows 8. I have an ACER aspire V3 laptop. I installed Alternative wireless driver Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless using Additional drivers. Now i can connect ...
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Acer wireless is not working

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer Travelmate 2300, and I can't enable wireless or use the wireless switch. Does anyone know how to turn on wifi on an Acer Travelmate 2300 using Ubuntu 12.04? This is the ...
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laptop display black

noob here... searching for a while for the answer to this but haven't had any luck. I am out of town and just fired up my laptop but got a black screen only. Totally my fault because I usually have ...
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Creating a dvd-r on an Acer xp home & install it on an HP xp pro

I have dialup & the modem is missing from the HP computer & reinstall by disk(copied to) fails. Instructs are always for download & install on the computer that creates it. Endless problem ...
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ACER ASPIRE V3 471 don't detect wifi driver

My Laptop is Acer Aspire v3 471. Ubuntu 13.10 is installed and dual booted with Windows 8. After installing Ubuntu, It doesn’t recognize wireless drivers. Please someone help.
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Acer c720 touchpad fix support without kernel modification?

I have 13.10 x86 (stock install) running and working well in legacy boot mode on my chromebook. I have read several posts about modified kernel fixes (see ...
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Lubuntu Fan control acer aspire ao751h [duplicate]

I'm a complete newbie at this. Decided to make my acer aspire one useful again by installing linux. I installed Lubuntu 13.10 after trying out other distros and it works great. The one problem I can't ...
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Ubuntu really slow - Intel SSD

I'm still having problems with my laptop (not sure if this issue is related to this one). Acer v5-122p. I installed a new ssd on it but it's really slow. Please find below some benchmarks: ...
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Can't get wireless to work on an Acer Aspire 4310.. older answers didn't work

I am having trouble with the wireless card on my mom's acer aspire 4310.. I got her to use linux on her old toshiba and she wants it on this Acer too but I'm having trouble getting the wireless to ...
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It's not possible to install Ubuntu on Acer V5-122p computer

Hi everyone from Ubuntu! I come here with tremendous disappointment to inform that it's not possible to install Ubuntu on the hardware from Acer V5-122p. However, even more serious is that a bunch of ...
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iPhone 4S won't mount on my laptop running Ubuntu 12.04?

My laptop is an Acer Aspire D257. I have tried a couple commands but I can't get my iPhone 4S to mount, it charges and shows up but just wont mount. Is there any way to get music into my iPhone at all ...
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Screen Brightness on Acer AspireV: bar appears, brightness doesn't change

Using 12.04 on an Acer Aspire V5-561-9410. When I use the function keys to modify screen brightness (or use any solutions I've found here to this problem like the one found here or here), I see the ...
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How to change/customize boot settings in grub, so that ubuntu fully recognizes the hardware it runs on?

I've got a problem with Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop Acer Aspire 5750ZG. It cannot recognize that it is running on laptop - there is no battery indicator, power consumption is very high. Simply ...
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No compatible screen mode found, blurry screen

When I started up my computer one day, the resolution was all blurry and when I logged in it came up with this error message: None of the selected modes were compatible with the possible modes: ...
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Acer C7 Chromebook running 13.10 slow Performance Graphics?

I see others are having simiar issues but I haven't found a fix. Instead of the Intel fdriver, Ubuntu showing gallium driver. Honestly, the performance is sluggish, I wasn't even sure it was Video ...
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No wireless and wired on ubuntu 12.04 in Acer Aspire E1-570

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. After running an update and restarting, on the top right it says No Network Devices Available. Linux can't find the network card. It was working fine earlier.. The command ...
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Bluetooth does not work with my acer aspire v5 573g

I just have installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Acer Aspire v5 573g. The bluetooth was working fine with my speaker during one day but it stopped suddenly. The speaker is working with another device so it is ...
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Ubuntu crashes during installation on ACER laptop

I just bought an Accer Aspire E1-522 with windows 8.1 Processor: AMD A6-5200 APU with Radeon(TM) HD Graphics 2.00Ghz 12 GB RAM I boot the disk, It starts installing Ubuntu but it blanks and stops ...
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Hardisk driver is not found?

I'm currently using ubuntu 13.10. I am trying to make my laptop dual boot with win 8, but in the win 8 set up, the driver of my harddisk is not found. I've tried to download the driver from the acer ...
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files on FTP not opening or saving on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I connected to server and I can't click on & open a file so I dragged a file to desktop but then couldn't save it on the server I tried to reach the server and set the permissions to read and ...
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No Shutdown and Odd Shutdown! Please help!

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Acer m5-583p-6428 laptop and everything seems to be working well except for shutting down and starting up. To turn on the laptop I need to press the power button ...
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Installing nvidia drivers on acer aspire v5-573g

I am new to linux in general ( ive just tried it years ago) and as I've seen it for first time - i loved it! The best OS for me but there was a little problem - I am a gamer since i remember myself. ...
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Graphics problem resulting from upgrade

I updated our Ubuntu operating system on Monday, February 3, 2014, and ran into a familiar problem for which the earlier fixes don't seem to work. We're running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a relatively new ...
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Acer aoa150 Problem with eth0…!

As i said i have an acer aoa150. When i wrote ifconfig in terminal: root@bt:~# ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:23:8b:48:88:b4 UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 ...