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Black screen after Grub2 menu with Live USB on Acer E15 with Windows 10

I just bought an Acer Aspire E15 (E5 573G-71L9) with an NVIDIA Geforce 940M, Intel Core i7-5500U processor, 15.6'' FHD LED LCD, and Windows 10 Home pre-installed. The default boot method is UEFI - ...
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No Wifi on Acer Aspire E5 573 on any Linux Platform

I dual booted my Laptop Acer Aspire E5-573 with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.10 and every since the first day I'm not able to use WiFi on any linux platform. I did everything I could have done still no ...
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Ubuntu for Acer Aspire One ZG5 netbook

I am using a Acer Aspire One ZG5 netbook (1 gb ram) and it is currently running Microsoft Windows XP. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but it is not working properly and it takes a long time to open apps ...
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gimp not loading in acer aspire es1-512 notebook

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my new lap of Acer Aspire ES1-512. When i try to open Gimp 2.8, it is not loading. It hangs. Please help me.
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root@localhost /1#

Hey I just brought Acer Aspire e15 & while booting Linux Ubuntu on it I am stuck at a place where it says "root@localhost /1#"... Now what command should I give? I already tried "startx" command &...
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Suspend is working only once

On my Acer es1-111 is suspend working only once, then it does not switch to suspend mode any more. I ran suspend from terminal using command: sudo pm-suspend First suspend ok, after second I ...
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0.003006 ACPI: Unable to load the system description tables Acer F5-571

I have been trying to install Ubuntu on my Acer F5-571 with no success!.. when trying to install in UEFI mode i get a black screen when i select any option and when in legacy mode i get 0.003006 ACPI: ...
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acer e14 e5-474g not detecting wireless on Ubuntu 15.10

I have just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on a Acer e14 e5-474g. On older hardware, when I go into software & updates, select the additional drivers tab, it detects the hardware drivers for wireless &...
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Touchpad left click not working or with long delay on Acer aspire one ZG5 AOA150

I have an older netbook Acer one ZG5 AOA150 with a SSD 128GB one year old, intel Atom and 1.5 GB DDR2 RAM, I don't know if is a bug or really I don't have enough resources available, after ...
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Not able to connect to Wireless in Ubuntu 15.10 with laptop Acer Aspire V 15

I have a new laptop (Acer Aspire V 15) and ubuntu is not connecting to the wireless. At first it wasn't recognizing the wireless, so I installed the driver. Now it detects the wireless networks ...
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Qualcom atheros wirelless adapter not recognized in my acer v nitro laptop

Please help me out I am novice in linux. I ran the command to check whether my wireless adapter is working. Below is the result. deepu@deepu-Aspire-VN7-592G:~$ sudo lshw -C network ***-network ...
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New Notebook, cannot find wlan drivers

I have got a new Notebook, an Acer Aspire E5-574G-57ZD. I want to install Ubuntu on it, 14.04 or above. Apparently the notebook it has not been out for more than 6 weeks, and I cannot find the ...
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Acer one 10 S1002-145A

I'd like to know if it's possible to install Ubuntu on a new Acer one windows 2 in 1 tablet model S1002-145A. I've searched but the closest thing I found is about the Acer iconia. Thanks.
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Issues running ubuntu 15.10 on Acer r3 131t acpi need to be of

I am trying to install ubuntu 15.10 on my acer R3 131T. I have run in to several problems, most of which where easy to fix. However there is this one problem i can't seem to get by. I can not boot the ...
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ubuntu 14.04.03 mousepad not working on acer aspire notebook, external mouse does work

I just bought the Acer V3-371-5215. I installed Ubuntu 14.04.03 64bit from a usb flash drive. The mousepad worked during the installation from flash drive. Mousepad not working after installation. ...
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Acer E5-573G Touchpad

Sorry for my english, I'm italian. I have a problem with Linux on my laptop: the touchpad doesn't work. This is the "xinput" output: Virtual core pointer id=2 [master ...
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Install Ubuntu on Acer F5-571

I am trying to install Ubuntu on an Acer F5-571 without success. With UEFI enabled, booting from the DVD loads a menu, but when selecting either Try or Install Ubuntu it loads a blank screen and it ...
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Howto wireless on a Acer / Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my ACER Aspire E 17 (E5-722-66DF) laptop, I can't use my wireless connection I hAto FRITZ!Box. I used lspci that gave to me Realtek Semiconductor with kernel ...
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WLAN interface not detectetd on Acer Aspire VN7-791

I have tested several Ubuntu distributions (Ubuntu, Mint) on my Laptop (Acer Aspire VN7-791), but on none of them the WLAN interface (Qualcomm Atheros QCA61x4) could be detected. I already know about ...
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Acer PC won't boot from CDRom after installing ubuntu

Thanks for taking the time to read my question! :) I have a very old ACER PC (I think it was bought in 2005) and I installed ubuntu replacing windows XP which is outdated. I have recently experienced ...
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The Suspend is Killing Me (14.0.3, 15.10, Elementary Freya) Acer Aspire E11

Briefly I can't get this machine to suspend. Details and troubleshooting steps follow: I bought a brand new Acer Aspire E11 (http://www.amazon.com/Acer-Aspire-ES1-111M-C40S-11-6-Inch-Diamond/dp/...
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Acer Aspire ES1 311 freezes regularly on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10

I have upgraded the kernel to linux 4.2.5-040205-generic,this problem will not cease to bug me I am currently running my laptop on the nomodeset kernel parameter,and am not able to do anything ...
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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 behavior)....
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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 gcc-...
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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 ...