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install ubuntu on aspire one cloudbook 11

i am trying to install ubuntu on a acer aspire one cloudbook 11, but i've got the below error: Fast TSC calibration failed if anyone can provides me help?
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Ubuntu not booting 14.04

After installing ubuntu on fresh computer it is not bootting, Boot-Repair did not help, all I get is: http://paste.ubuntu.com/13122708/
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Dolby home theater not working

I have got Acer Aspire v15 Nitro laptop and it has technology called Dolby home theater which boosts sound output and quality pretty dramatically. Is it possible to get driver for that on ubuntu ?
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After using tablet mode touchpad and keyboard not responding on Aspire R13 - Ubuntu 15.10

I am working on an Acer Aspire R13 and everything is working fine until I close my lid to tablet (so the lid is closed but the screen is on top). After I do, touchpad and keyboard are not responding ...
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Ubuntu Mate Black screening problem

So my Acer Aspire E5-511-P2D6 and I decided to install Ubuntu Mate 15.10 (I've been getting this problem with all distros and distribution versions from 14.04+) So I installed it but now I'm getting ...
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Audio not working Ubuntu 15.04 and Acer ES1-311

Here is my audio device: 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation Atom Processor Z36xxx/Z37xxx Series High Definition Audio Controller (rev 0e) In alsamixer everything is 100 and unmuted. There's ...
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ubuntu 14.04 on external hard disk

I installed ubunu14.04 on external hard disk using Acer Aspire 4530 (AMD based). After it developed problem I tried to use my external hard disk on Acer Aspire 4720Z (Intel based). Earlier I could ...
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Can not dual boot 15.10 after installation from USB on Laptop Acer Aspire v13-371

I have Acer Aspire V13-371 and preinstalled Win10. It has BIOS v1.28. I set Hyperpass and disabled secure boot. I start it with Live USB key via Temp boot order and it works fine; it works even if I ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 freeze on Acer E11/Bay Trail CPU

I went ahead and upgraded from Mint 17.2 to Ubuntu 15.10 on my Acer ES1-511-P1T9 with Bay Trail n3530 CPU and so far am having amazing performance over Mint 17.2 (almost 70-80% performance increase) ...
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Notebook Keyboard is not properly handed

I tried every variants of ubuntu and I can't find a way to use my keyboard properly. The main issue is that AltGr is opening up the context menu on every application (basically, right click ...
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Acer DustDefender and Ubuntu

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in dual boot with Windows 10 on my Acer V 17 Nitro. This laptop comes with a functionality called "DustDefender" which is supposed to "prevents dust from accumulating ...
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installation freezes in kubuntu 15.10 on aspire laptop

I am trying to install kubuntu 15.10 (from an USB stick) on an Acer Aspire R3-471T laptop with win10. Problem is: I get to the install screen where I can put in the name of the system as well as ...
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Acer Aspire E14 ubuntu wifi problem

I am very new in Ubuntu platform. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my acer Aspire E 14 laptop. I did not find proper solution to connect it with WiFi. If I go to "Additional Drivers" tab under "System ...
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touchpad not working at all

I installed ubuntu 14.04 on an acer Aspire-E3-112 but my touchpad isn't working at all. It is not reacting as hard as I push or what ever. No idea what could I do. And I never wrote any kind of script ...
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acer aspire 5253 Failed to download package files check your internet connection

I have installed ubuntu 15.04 on my acer aspire 5253 and I cant update because I get the message 'Failed to download package files check your internet connection'. But i do have internet connection ...
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Installation of Ubuntu over Linpus Lite

I am new to Ubuntu and would like to explore it. I have installed ubuntu by replacing Linpus Lite on my new laptop, by following the instructions on ubuntu download and installation page. However when ...
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Xubuntu 15.04 Live USB hangs in both live mode and when installing on Acer Aspire E5-573G-56RG laptop

Xubuntu 15.04 Live USB hangs in both live mode and when installing on Acer Aspire E5-573G-56RG laptop I've been using this USB drive to install a couple flavors of Ubuntu on a couple systems without ...
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Ubutnu Screen Flickering after Changing Brightness

I have an Acer Aspire 5742G latop with Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS. Firstly I had a problem with the brightness (i couldn't change it) but afer I changed GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT to ...
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Need help changing username on Acer Chromebook c720 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu on my Acer c720 Chromebook last month. When setting it up I must have typed my password in as a username and now it won't let me change it back (tried user accounts but appears to ...
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Neither Ubuntu or Windows will load after installation (SOLVED)

EDIT: Fixed Windows by reinstalling GRUB with boot repair, now onto getting Ubuntu to dual boot. Installed Ubuntu through USB on same Windows computer (dual boot) because I was getting a bizarre ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: A “click” after system halt [closed]

As I'm new to this, I don't know of this should be like that or not. Back story: I managed to install Ubuntu 14.04 (Elementary OS Freya, but this counts as Ubuntu :P) on my UEFI machine (Acer aspire ...
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How to fix touchpad (synaptics) problem on acer aspire v 13? Sometimes cursor jumps like crazy

Sometimes cursor starts jump here and there (very quickly). Disabling and enabling touchpad helps but for short time. xubuntu 15.04, 3.19.0-30-generic "xinput list" shows that core pointer is ...
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Touchpad not working on Acer Aspire One Cloudbook 11

I can't seem to get the touchpad to work on 14.04 LTS on my Acer Aspire One Cloudbook 11. A USB mouse works fine. I have 14.04 on a separate partition from Windows 10. I have updated all packages ...
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Downloading Ubuntu 15.04 on an Acer Chromebook C720 and Stuck at this screen

I have an Acer Chromebook C720. I was kinda fed up with the Chrome OS so I decided to try downloading a different OS, and my friends told me that Ubuntu could be easily installed. I searched up the ...
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Failed to create a symbolic link

akhil@akhil-Aspire-E1-571:~$ sudo apt-get install gcc-arm-linux-gnueabi [sudo] password for akhil: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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14.04 freezes on Acer Aspire 4810T when adjusting screen brightness with keyboard

System hangs only when using Fn key and left and right arrows to change brightness. Does not hang when using slider in System Settings. Already tried this: Ubuntu 14.04LTS hangs when i change ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 fails to start on Acer Aspire E 15

Question: How do I get 14.04 working on my Aspire E 15 and transfer all of my old files/programs/set up to the new laptop? Background: I purchased a Acer Aspire E 15 with an Intel Pentium quad core ...
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“Wifi Disabled by Hardware Switch” - Ubuntu 14.04.3 - Acer Aspire ES1-521

Reposting as the previous question got super long with the end result being told to update the question. Bought a new laptop. Had Windows on it. Deleted windows, now Ubuntu is the only OS. During ...
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Installer Crash and “No Bootable Device” with Acer R11

On the Acer Aspire R11 I tried running Ubuntu from the USB, it was awesome!! Touch features and a fully powered laptop !! But when I wanted to install Ubuntu (I had downloaded 14.04.3) the problems ...
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ubuntu 14.04 does not boot after fresh installation

I instlled ubuntu 14.04 on an acer e5-573-36uy laptop in uefi mode. The installation went fine but i am unable to boot into ubuntu. I tried boot-repair from a live usb here is the paste ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu - Windows 10 | Can't switch back to windows

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 in dual-boot with windows 10. So far so good, but when I wanted to return to the windows I saw that I didn't have that option. Critical Notes: I can't access ...
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Acer Chromebook C720 Ubuntu 14.04 Sound Stopped Working

I was just using Ubuntu 14.04 in my chromebook. The sound was just fine, until then I had to shut it down. When it loaded back up, the sound stopped working. I tried all these things -Restarted, Shut ...
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Acer Aspire E15 can't restart or shut down after Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS installation

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS on Acer Aspire successfully. have used bootable USB stick during installation. BUT after installation when click Restart button on appeared prompt laptop ...
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acer e5-573g wi-fi adapter not working [duplicate]

sudo lshw -class network *-network description: Ethernet interface product: RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller vendor: Realtek Semiconductor ...
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Acer E-15 laptop lid close issues

I have a Acer E 15 [E5-521-24PQ] laptop installed with Xubuntu 14.04.3 I have the a problem with it when I close the lid with the open source graphics drivers after opening it the screen is just ...
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wifi is not working in my laptop in ubuntu but in windows it is working [duplicate]

In my Acer aspire e 15 e5-573-5108 wifi is not working is their any solution... this is my wireless-test-info ########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 11 Sep 2015 23:21 IST +0530 ...
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acer aspire v3-112p not booting ubuntu from hardware

I just kill windows and was installing ubuntu 14.04 in a acer v3-112p, the process seemed allright, but when I was trying to boot the machine again from the HHD, I have this 'no bootable device' ...
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Acer Aspire E14 pointer only appears on live USB

I've just installed Ubuntu on my Acer Aspire E14 and, although the mouse (trackpad) worked just fine on the live USB, it's not working on the install (i.e. the cursor isn't appearing and by all ...
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Bluetooth adapter lost after updating ubuntu 15.04

My laptop is an acer V13 V3-371-570S When booting on livecd and after install, my internal bluetooth adapter is recognized and fully working. After updating my system, my bluetooth adapter has gone, ...
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Aspire E11 ES1-111-M-C1EY, Ubuntu 15.04. won't shotdown

Don't know what to do... My laptop Acer Aspire E11 ES1-111M-C1EY hangs at shutdown. I've already tried to install different versions of Ubuntu (12.04, 14.04, 15.04), but nothing helped. I've seen a ...
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Installing Chrubuntu on Acer Chromebook C710

Good afternoon... I've installed Chrubuntu MANY TIMES before and I've never had this problem when installing it other times. I followed the instructions from A Blogspot Post and it has never failed ...
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My Acer C720 all of a sudden won't boot my ubuntu install

I have a Acer C720 Chromebook. I was on Ubuntu. I rebooted, and I pressed Ctrl-L for Legacy Boot. It showed the bios screen. It said Booting from hard disk... and didn't do anything else. ChromeOS ...
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Acer Aspire 5734Z

I have an Acer Aspire 5734Z, 3.00 GB, 64 bit O.S. I want to know if there's a distro that's absolutely lighting fast for this computer. I have tried Ubuntu 14.04 on my old Dell Inspirion and it was ...
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middle mouse button acer aspire vn7

My acer aspire v15 nitro comes with a touchpad. Unfortunately there is no middle-mouse button. Some internet forums talk about pushing the upper right corner for a middle mouse click but that does ...
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I can't get wireless networking to work on my acer aspire laptop. (qualcomm atheros AR956x card)

I have been searching for about 5 hours on how to fix this, but it won't work. anyways, I just installed ubuntu 15.04 on my new Acer aspire 15" laptop. Inside, it has a Qualcomm Atheros AR956x ...
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No wireless adapter showing on acer c720

just installed ubuntu for privacy purposes whiles browsing tor. Problem is i can find any networks. Im running on an acer c720 and have been using this guys' video ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Bluetooth Problem

It is not detecting any Bluetooth device. It keeps on searching only. laptop :- Acer E5 571 using Ubuntu 15.04
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NO BOOTABLE DEVICE message after ubuntu 14.04 installation in an acer V3-572G computer

I have bought a brand new acer V3-572G computer which came with an windows installation. I erased the disk completely and installed ubuntu 14.04. I reboot and the screen displays the message NO ...
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Trying to install Lubuntu on Windows XP but I need to define a root file system?

I have a big problem with Ubuntu for laptops (Lubuntu), in that I need to define a "Root File System". I am completely new to the Ubuntu family, and thus, I come to you for help. How do I access the ...
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Screen darkens, greys out, and freezes when running sofware centre or update manager

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 on an acer aspire one 522 netbook. I do have a problem that a month of searching this Q&A Site still hasn't answered. Launching the Ubuntu or Lubuntu software centre or ...