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Flickering screen after wubi installing Ubuntu 12.04.3 on Acer Aspire 5000

So I installed wubi - ran it - it seemed okay. Then a minute after seeing the Ubuntu logo and "preparing to run Ubuntu for the first time" it showed me a few errors, then screen kept flickering ...
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Installing 12.04 on acer travelMate x483

Installation stopped and this is what is showing on the screen: Udevd[261]: '/sbin/blkid -o udev -p /dev/sdb'[3102]terminated by signal 9 ( killed) What should I do next? All of your help is ...
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No network on a 12.10 Lubuntu installation on ACER Aspire 1362

Did my very first linux install to revive an old laptop (ACER Aspire 1362; 2800+ Sempron CPU, 512 RAM). Using the Live CD I could get no wireless but did not try wired connection. After a clean ...
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Brightness stuck at 100% on an Acer Aspire 5742Z

I had done a ton of reading on problems similar to this and have done some digging in my sys/class files to find my brightness controls. I found two possibles, one from Acer and one from Intel, both ...
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Battery backup not as long as expected and system temperature rises when using Ubuntu

I'm using both windows 7 and ubuntu-13.04 in my acer aspire 5738g notebook. I get 3 hrs battery backup in windows 7. But in ubuntu it shows only 1.30 hours but as it goes on to ( it shows 1.30 but ...
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Restore default boot OS to Chrome OS

I am having a problem with ChrUbuntu and setting the default OS back to Chrome OS. I have tried sudo cgpt add -i 6 -P 0 -S 1 /dev/sda but all that returns is futility failed to exec ...
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How can I transfer files from my computer to my Acer phone?

I use Xubuntu on my computer and my phone is an Acer Liquid Gallant Duo (E350). My problem is that I can't seem to transfer files (music) from my computer to my phone: when I use PTP all the files ...
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How do I fix a “Wireless is disabled by hardware switch” error?

I just updated to Ubuntu 12.04 from 11.10 but soon after updating I was disappointed to see that Wireless is disabled by hardware switch. I can not click the button 'Enable wireless' which is ...
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Can i install ubuntu on my acer x483 with linpus lite preinstalled, if so how?

Please help me install ubuntu on my acer travelmate x483 with preinstalled linpus lite. I am new to all this, so im going in blind. All help is greatly aprreciated. Thanks in advanced.
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Acer Aspire One D270 screen crash at wake up

Yesterday I installed installed ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer aspire one D270-1838. Everything worked ok, except I couldn't adjust brightness, I fixed it changing: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet ...
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USB install will not work with i386 or amd64 iso [duplicate]

Having trouble installing ubuntu. I downloaded the 12.04.3 desktop i386 iso image, used the universal installer to put it on a USB drive (the netbook does not have a CD drive). netbook- acer aspire ...
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Trackpad multitouch gestures on 13.04

I have Ubuntu 13.04 on an Acer Aspire 5750 that has a trackpad. I'd like to use 3 or 4 finger multitouch gestures to perform certain actions. I can use 2 fingers to scroll, but I would like to, for ...
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How do I adjust the screen brightness on an Acer Aspire One D270?

My system specifications are: Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit, Acer Aspire One D270, Intel Atom CPU The usual brightness increase/decrease key combination using Fn key doesn't work in Ubuntu as many pointed ...
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How can I get the WIFI to work on my ACER ASPIRE 5710?

I have tried a whole bunch of things.. from rfkill lists to unblocking to restarting network to downloading windows wireless drivers to installing firmware.. I really just need some quick direction ...
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A Question about acer c710-2856

I have a question about Acer c710-2856? This chromebook only have 16 SSD, Is it possible to install ubuntu on this system?
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Just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer Aspire 5740G laptop, it constantly shuts down itself due temperature, how to diagnostique?

I don't know what causes it since I just installed Ubuntu on my laptop. Here is the issue. Ubuntu boots normally, so I can use firefox and such. However, after 2-3 minutes, laptop shuts down. (I see ...
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Acer crystal eye webcam stopped working

I'm not sure what went wrong, or what I did. But one day it suddenly wasn't working. In Cheese Webcam Booth it shows a black screen. The little camera light next to the webcam isn't switched on. In ...
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Acer Aspire V5-131 hard disk clicking

I bought a machine Acer Aspire v5-131 Intel Celeron 1017U. Everything is working great, found quickly how to fix not working brightness regulation. But was unable to solve hard disk clicking problem ...
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Any tips to improve my computer performance? (Acer Revo) [duplicate]

I'm kinda new here. I have a Acer Revo R3610 and I've already have installed ubuntu 12.04 but it didn't run very well and now I'm trying 13.04 and it's working much better. The thing is, I believe ...
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Fans acting up after installation on Acer Aspire V3-571G

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 and it seems my fan is working harder and kind of revs up every thirty second or so. It came with windows 8 pre-installed and when I ran windows it didn't get nearly as ...
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USB not booting linux on acer aspire 5750g

I have been unable to boot Linux from a USB on my acer aspire 5750G laptop It goes through the boot and then freezes half way through. it has done this with every type of Linux I have tried. Before ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a SecureBoot machine with no existing OS

I was given some bad(malicious) advice, and my entire OS was deleted. I had Ubuntu before, fully replacing the Windows 8 that came with my Acer Aspire 1 laptop. I tried reinstalling Ubuntu from a ...
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no wireless on aspire one d257 ubuntu 12.04

I´m lost in wireless Connection. After Installation of ubuntu, there is no wireless driver availalble ("wireless" not appearing in the menue). Strange, as it worked when starting ubuntu from CD.... ...
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Acer aspire 5750 wireless atheros AR5B97 not detecting in ubuntu 12.10

I have installed ubuntu 12.10 in my Acer aspire 5750 system. My wifi card is Atheros AR5B97. But this is not detected by ubuntu. Even my wifi indicator is not turning on when i press Fn+F3 which is ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installation on Acer Ultrabook

I have a Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M3 Ultrabook, which came bundled with 16GB SSD, Windows 7 and Intel Rapid Storage Technology. The 500GB hard disk has a recovery partition(16.5 GB), hibernation ...
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Disk usage analyser does not display correct disk size (using multiple mount points)

I'm running ubuntu 13.04 on an acer aspire S3, and everything is going pretty smoothly. However, one thing that I did notice was an error in disk usage analyser I have the Caching SSD that was used ...
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Wifi Not Working for Ubuntu 12.10 in Acer Aspire One 532h

So I have an Acer Aspire One 532h. That I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 on to a 32x. Before it was running 10.10 and the wifi was working fine until after the update. The first thing is did I ran lshw ...
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Install ubuntu on acer s3-951 ssd

I'd like to install Ubuntu on my Acer S3, but I can't see the 20 GB SSD. /dev/sda is the HDD. There are on the HDD two 140 GB partitions, a 15 GB big partition and a ~100 MB partition, and there is a ...
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How do I get the brightness keys working on an Acer AspireOne D255?

I've got a little problem trying to set brightness on a AcerAspireOne D255 on which I freshly installed Xubuntu 13.04 (32x)... brightness seems to play its own way: it doesn't respond to my inputs and ...
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Touchscreen not working properly -> Acer Iconia W500

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Acer Iconia W500. I'm having problems. When I start the system up, everything works perfect, I can use the touchscreen to move the cursor and click to open stuff. But ...
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how can i get driver for Acer V5 571-g laptop ubuntu 13.04

I made lshw on my laptop and become this: id: serial description: SMBus product: 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller vendor: Intel Corporation physical id: 1f.3 bus ...
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I am running 32 bit widows 7, which version of ubuntu do I need to install, 32 or 64 bit?

I am currently running 32 bit widows 7 on a Acer Aspire D270 netbook (Atom CPU, 1GB RAM), which version of Ubuntu do I need to install, 12,04 32 or 64 bit version? Please help and be gentle with me, I ...
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Wi-Fi problem on Acer Aspire One D257 running Ubuntu

I finally installed 12.04 on my Acer Aspire One D257 today but the Wi-Fi keeps dropping. I turned it on, typed the password but the "cannot connect" message kept popping up. As I'm a novice of Ubuntu, ...
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12.04, acer, actiontek

My home wireless router will not accept any password and let me connect. It goes to the connect screen and will continually reject my password. I tested the password on another device to make sure ...
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Intermittent Internet connection using wireless LAN, Acer Aspire S3, Ubuntu 12.10

I have an Acer Aspire S3 running Linux Mint 14 / Ubuntu 12.10. The problem with my wireless is that it keeps disconnecting from the Internet for about 1 minute at a time. It does this every ...
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Acer Aspire V5-121 with ubuntu 12.04, sudo halt does not work

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on Acer Aspire V5-121. I am able to shut down the computer through graphical user interface. But commands like "sudo halt" and "sudo shutdown -now" do not work. They ...
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Ubuntu on Acer Aspire 5742G

I visited the list of laptops that support Ubuntu on this website and none of the Acer laptops was listed as supportive. So my question is: can i use Ubuntu on my laptop ? - if so, which version ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 grub2 problem [duplicate]

I've got an Acer Aspire 5733 laptop which was happily running Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.04 on it. Today I accidentally entered the Windows recovery mode. This leads to an "Acer Recovery Centre" screen ...
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Acer Veriton N2620G usb 3.0 works but usb 2.0 not

I've an Acer Veriton N2620G with Ubuntu server 13.04 (new installation) I have some USB devices, if I try to connect on my 4x USB 2.0 ports on the back, this devices won't work. If i try to connect ...
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Acer E1-531 wifi disconnecting

I have an Acer E1-531 and having 12/ I have been having issues with disconnection of wifi I did so many things and at last I ended up with missing wifi connection on the panel (I dont know if it was ...
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dual boot on acer chromebook

i am using an Acer Chromebook. i have switched operating systems to Ubuntu 12.04 but couldn't watch Netflix so someone told me there is a way to dual boot so wen my laptop comes on, i can choose which ...
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“no screens found” on Acer Aspire V5-122; Live Disk

Trying to do a 13.04 Live Desk on Acer Aspire v5-122, which has the touch screen. Seems to be going OK at first, but then drops to command prompt with the X server reporting that no screens can be ...
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Acer V3-771 Touchpad detected as ps/2 generic mouse

I have a brand new Acer V3-771G. I can use my Touchpad fine but I can't scroll with it, because its detected as a PS/2 generic mouse: xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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Touchpad scrolling not working, all set correctly in dconf editor, acer aspire V3 771G, Ubuntu 13.04

I've been through all the other similar posts I can find on this, and they suggest creating/editing files that seem to make no difference, sorry. I have a new computer (Acer Aspire V3 771G) running ...
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How do I enable WiFi on my Acer Aspire 5710Z?

I have Ubuntu 12.4LTS I find that the Internet works well when hard wired, but not through my WiFi. I have tried additional hardware and update manager and everything up to date. The F3 button ...
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Acer Aspire 5252 - HDMI Not Working

Good Day, I have a burning question that after many months of searching and trying which lead to no success, in fact I had to switch back to Windows (I hate myself) because of this problem. When I ...
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X won't start with Catalyst installed

I recently bought a new notebook, an Acer Aspire 7551, and I am trying to get the proprietary Catalyst driver working. I am running Ubuntu 13.04 and tried to install it using Tomasz Makarewicz's ppa ...
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Wireless on Acer Aspire One & Ubuntu 13.04

I'm really new to Ubuntu, used it only a little 5 or so years ago and remember having wifi obstacles then too. I bought a crappy Acer Aspire One Netbook recently that came with Ubuntu on it, ethernet ...
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switching from windows 8 to Ubuntu. A few questions to ask before hand

I have the microsoft office applications and am wondering if I will still be able to use these. If I want to switch back to windows will I be able to do so? I have an Acer ultrabook with a 30gb ssd. ...
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ACER NE56R Ubuntu 12.04.2

I am a newbie and have just managed to install Ubuntu 12.04.2 on my acer laptop, but wifi and speakers are not working. I tried restarting service network but no help, I did lspci but the broadcom ...