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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Tweaks for ChrUbuntu 12.04 on Acer C7?

I recently purchased an Acer C7 and installed ChrUbuntu 12.04 on it successfully. The laptop so far is fitting my needs (something cheap to carry to labs/read PDFs and email with) but it's pretty ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Screen Brightness not adjustable for Acer Aspire S3

First of all, thank you very much for providing this useful forum. Too bad for me, there is no support for the Acer Aspire S3 yet (just came out in October) Short Description of the Problem: I cannot ...
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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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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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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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Enable Edge Scrolling - Ubuntu 14

I am running Ubuntu 14, and in my mouse and touchpad options, there is no setting for edge scrolling. There are only settings for "double click" and "mouse speed," nothing for scrolling. I found a ...
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Bluetooth not working on Acer E3-111

I've got Ubuntu 14.04 running as the sole OS on the hard drive, with kernel version 3.13.0-61.100-generic. System Testing tells me it has a Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565/AR9565 Wireless Subsystem on-board. ...
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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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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 http://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 BIOS,...
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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 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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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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WIFI not working Acer Aspire 3690 - BCM4311

WIFI still does not work, I tried several options. Is there something that will work 100%? I expected that linux will be easier! I have LUBUNTU 14.10. First I tried: sudo apt-get remove --purge ...
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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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Acer ASPIRE 4745, ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer Aspire 4745 laptop. After installing Ubuntu I can not scroll using touch pad. How could I enable it?
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Ubuntu 15.04 suspend freeze

I use Ubuntu 15.04 with stock kernel on my laptop. When I boot up my laptop and then try to suspend, everything works perfectly. But when I work for few hours and then try to go to suspend, it almost ...
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Shutdown, restart and suspend problems on Acer E5 511 (Sandy Bridge) 14.04 and 15.04

Lot's of similar problems out there. Basically I have tried most or all of the suggestions offed but to no avail. Specifically. I installed Unity 15.04 on two Acer E5 511 C1WE laptops and it seems to ...
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How to properly install Ubuntu to an Aspire E5 laptop?

I have an Acer Aspire E5-551G-83LH laptop with the following specification: AMD Quad-Core Processor A8-7100 (that is an APU) AMD Radeon R7 M265 with 2 GB Dedicated VRAM 4 GB DDR3 L Memory I ...
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Want to install Ubuntu on Chromebook

I have an Acer C720, with a 64 gb SSD, in which I would like to install Ubuntu. But I don't want the "crouton" version. If I follow the directions from here (https://www.linux.com/learn/tutorials/...
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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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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 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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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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Touchpad disabled at boot?

I'm setting up a client's laptop (Acer Aspire E1-431-2867), and for some reason, the touch pad is disabled on start up. Manually enabling it with the function key (fn+f7) works just fine. The system ...
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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 ...
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Will dual boot of Ubuntu 14.04 + Windows XP work for old Acer Aspire 3690?

I want to do a dual boot of Windows XP and Ubuntu 14.04 on a very old Acer Aspire 3690 laptop. Are there any peculiarities of installing Ubuntu with dual boot on Acer Aspire laptops? To be specific, ...
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Inateck USB 3.0 Hub+Gigabit Ethernet Adapter with Acer c720

I'm not sure if this is where I should be asking this, so if this is the wrong place please let me know and I can post elsewhere. I am running HugeGreenBug's Ubuntu 14.10 for Acer c720 with coreboot (...
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Problem on boot: Starting Version 219

After installing Ubuntu 15.04 when I start the system appears the message, which carries with it takes longer to boot. If anyone can help would be grateful. complement: Already tested the command: ...
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Unable to Disable Power Button | Ubuntu 14.04.2 running Xfce 4.10

This is my first question here, so if I goof on a convention kindly let me know. Configuration: Ubuntu 14.04.2 with Xfce 4.10 using crouton on an Acer c720 Chromebook Issue: The default behavior ...