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Chromebook install Ubuntu but I can not to start Ubuntu. Acer C7

I followed all details in Johnny Phung's video Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on Acer C710 Chromebook (Complete Guide), but at the end of install and reboot steps, Ubuntu does not start. This is the second ...
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Access Power/Chargin LEDs

I'm trying to access the LEDs on the front of my laptop - it's an Asus Aspire V5-531 - they're the power and charging LEDs. They're not registered in /sys/class/leds... ...
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Backlight Controls Acer Aspire v5-572G

I know there are already a lot of similar questions regarding issues with no back light control with Acer models. I'm not having that issue anymore I followed the necessary changes needed in ...
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Chrome OS to Ubuntu Error “ERROR: cgpt add: invalid argument to -i: ”-P“”

I got the error message ERROR: cgpt add: invalid argument to -i: "-P" when I tried to switch from Chrome OS to Ubuntu on a dual boot system. When I installed Ubuntu it didnt boot to it, but the ...
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No Network controller for wifi on ubuntu 13.10

I seem to be so dumb when it comes to this, well recently my wifi connection was ok. When I did a restart it stopped giving me wireless connections. Even the button on the left that should be lit up ...
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Booting Error on Acer Aspire V572P-6858 [duplicate]

Acer Aspire 572P-6858 I attempted to install Ubuntu 12.04 but have been having issues. I installed using the WUBI installer for Windows. When I attempt to boot into Ubuntu I receive the following ...
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Installation of Ubuntu onto blank acer laptop

I have downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 from my new laptop, saved it onto a usb stick and want to install the OS onto the 'old' ACER laptop. at start I hit F2 to go to BIOS menu I allocate 1) USB CD/DVD ROM ...
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syslinux 4.02 installation error [duplicate]

I'm very new to the whole Ubuntu thing. A little back story, my acer aspire s3 951's OS deleted itself. I don't know why, but it happened as soon as the warranty expired. So I was having a hell of a ...
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Ubuntu install (replacing Elementary OS) fails after BIOS

I have an Acer Aspire M5-583P laptop which has ElementaryOS on it as its main OS. I was going to replace it with Ubuntu but while installing (from USB drive) an error occurred; it stopped installing ...
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Cant connect to TV with VGA cable. Acer Aspire 4520, 12.04LTS

When I connect my TV to my laptop with a VGA cable it does not detect an input. Here is some info but not sure what it means mark@mark-Aspire-4520:~$ xrandr xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for ...
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Wifi not working on Acer Aspire 5570Z

The Ethernet works but the wifi does not. I have updated everything and it had no help. And I know that it works because less then 24 hours ago it had windows vista on it and would work. I am running ...
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Screen doesn't reactivate on acer aspire v5-123

I recently installed ubuntu on my new Acer Aspire v5-123 laptop, after using it with great satisfaction for years on two other laptops. First I got the more common problem of the display manager not ...
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Acer Aspire 4810TZ Overheat problem

My notebook Acer Aspire 4810TZ is overheating on Ubuntu 13.10 (64bit). I use just Google Chrome or Firefox and small aps like empathy or skype... My machine has integrated Intel graphic card and ...
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Acer E1-470 new partition created can't be use

I can't use the new partition. I was using Gpar to shrink and make a new partition. Why I can't use the new partition. If I just open it will be just empty folder.
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black screen while installing on my laptop screen but able to see by using my HDMI connecting to other lCD monitor

screen getting black while installing ubuntu in uefi mode with secure boot disable. i have tried it with a different LCD monitor of samsung made by connecting it with using HDMI CABLE there i can see ...
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Wireless on an acer aspire v5-571p does not work

My built in wireless card just isn't possible to switch on. I have run out of ideas to try to enable it or install the driver. When I run rfkill it shows no hard block and no soft block, I have been ...
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C720 install problem - unable to check grub box

I have run the, curl -L -O http://goo.gl/9gschs sudo bash 9gschs I get to the screen that asks to check on of the partitions for boot grub.But no key on the keyboard allows me to check the box . ...
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32 or 64 bit on 4GB ram acer netbook

I have a netbook with 4Gb RAM Should I choose 32 or 64 bit? What is the speed difference? How is the compatibility with 32bit applications?
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Cannot install 13.10 on an Acer C5-123 Noitebook

When I try to run Ubuntu from the USB stick I get the welcome screen but it doesn't boot. In trying other distributions, the same thing happens. Seems to be an XORG issue. I am a relative newbie, so ...
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Ubuntu extend desktop mode [acer 4732z]

I have acer 4732z with ubuntu 13.10 installed. but I can't get how to make it to extend desktop mode when I plug a monitor to my notebook. I only can switch to monitor only laptop display only ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 on Acer Aspire S5

This laptop is currently running Windows 8, and I would like to dual boot Ubuntu on it. This laptop has two SSD's, but treats them as one. It also does not have an optical drive. I tried installing ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 booting from UEFI but not Legacy

I am using a PC wich has options for booting from UEFI and Secure Boot, I'm trying to install Ubuntu in Legacy wiping my Windows 8 install, but it stays at a black screen saying SYLINUX 4.20... It ...
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Cannot load installer CD on Acer Aspire TC605 (keep restarting)

I've tried installing Windows XP with no problem. I'm going to install Lubuntu 13.10 When boot Lubuntu 13.10 CD, computer keep reboot and stuck in reboot loop. It looks like the computer reboot once ...
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Can not install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Acer aspire 4736G through CD/DVD

Nowadays I try install Ubuntu on my laptop through CD,there is a error message I can not resolved,I try many ways ,search the internet,and find some solutions,but it can not help me,who can tell me ...
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What should i do if my computer can't run ubuntu

I downloaded both 12.04LTS and 13.04 and installed it on my computer,an acer aspire 3005wlci, but when the computer starts up it fails to boot. What should I do for it. Any suggestion is a good one. ...
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Unable to adjust screen brightness on acer extensa 5635z (ubuntu 13.10 )

I'm unable to adjust my screen brightness since I installed ubuntu 13.10, it was working correctly in 11.04. I've already set GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi_osi=Linux ...
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No Sound on Acer Extensa 5635Z (ubuntu 13.10)

After upgrading to ubutnu 13.10 I lost my sound card, i got only a dummy output in audio controller. i have tried many solution like reinstalling alsa, reload alsa ..... but no luck here are some ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 from Linuxmint on UEFI Acer Aspire V5-123-12104G50nss

I would like to install Ubuntu on an Acer Aspire V5-123-12104G50nss, but both UEFI and Legacy mode fails, and the notebook freezes during boot. I thought fglrx causes the problem, but i have the same ...
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Battery failing on Acer Aspire One 722 when starting

I have been running Ubuntu 13.04 on my Acer about month ago, it has worked perfectly, but some days ago the battery hasnt allowed the computer to start. It starts normally with the computer connected ...
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Secure Boot and EUFI?

Is EUFI and Secure Boot supported for Ubuntu? I am trying to dual boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu and would like to know if I need to change EUFI and Secure Boot or if I can leave it on.
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can i install ubuntu downloader on my laptop, transfer it to a USB and install it on my desktop

i have installed the ubuntu downloader on my laptop but it want the program on my desktop. my desktop doesnt have any internet at the moment which is why im doing it this way, its only opening up an ...
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Cannot establish Wired connection on Acer Aspire 5930G

I use an Acer Aspire 5930G, dual booted with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10. My problem is that i cannot establish wired connection on my ubuntu. Wireless connection works in both of my OSs but the ...
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gui shutdown on acer aspire v5-573G not working

When I press the gui shutdown button, the system is not powering off, but rather just remains at splash screen. Hence, I always have to power off the machine manually holding the power button. Issuing ...
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bluetooth on acer travelmate laptop can send only, but don't want to receive

I have a acer travelmate 5720 laptop that runs ubuntu 13.04. It has built in bluetooth. For what I can see is that Ubuntu did pick up the bluetooth and the necessary bluetooth drivers is installed. ...
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which version for my netbook acer v5=121 [duplicate]

2gb RAM 500 gb HDD AMD C- 70, 1 GHz wireless, touch pad functions which version is better
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Acer Wireless Network not working

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 64 Bit desktop version in acer AspireE1-470. Everything work great except Wireless and touch pad. When i run additional driver there nothing to activate and when i run "rfkill ...
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Wireless don't show in Acer Aspire E1-470

I hv problem in my acer laptop. It's don't show wireless network in my AcerE1-470. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. Can anybody help me?
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Ubuntu 13.10 Acer Aspire 5733-6607 Built in mic static

Hello First time asking a question here. So if i miss something let me know. Anyway, just installed Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit. Have it running great its just that when I go to make a skype test call to make ...
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Acer S3 SSD and HD Deleted partitions?

I'm new to Linux and Ubuntu, and I think I have a problem. I have an Acer Aspire S3 with 20GB SSD and 320GB HD. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on it today, and when it asked about partitions, without ...
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cannot boot ubuntu 13.10 with my usb, Can i change the kernal on my laptop to run it?

Currently i am running 12.04 and looking for an upgrade to 13.10 I first tried a bootable 64bit usb and failed. With the message saying Kernel requires an x86-64 CPU but only detected an I686 CPU ...
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An outstanding challenge to get my Wifi to work on my Laptop… I need a new fresh idea do you have it?

So the laptop is Acer Aspire 5710z running 12.04 here is the lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/PM/GMS, 943/940GML and 945GT Express Memory Controller Hub (rev 03) 00:02.0 VGA ...
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How do I get my number keys working on this Acer Aspire 5733?

My Acer Aspire 5733 has a full sized keyboard that I have now become used to, and would like to use the number keys as well. They appear not to be working. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I only installed ...
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Network connections icon does not apear on acer aspire one d270

I recently installed ubuntu 12.04 on my acer aspire one d270 and the icon for connecting to wireless on the top panel doesn't work when I don't have a broadband internet cable pluged-in already. Also ...
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Ubuntu in Acer will become idle while using

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 in my Acer Aspire V5 121. Speed is low compared to Windows. It will become idle while using. Nothing will work at that time. And we have to switch off and switch on using ...
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Touchpad not working on acer travelmater x483 during and after installation of 12.04

I have tried Fn+F7, that, did not work. All your responses is greatly appreciated. Thank you in advanced.
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Ever had issues installing on Acer Aspire 5000?

Keep in mind, I'm a complete newb who has never installed before. My computer is a standard Acer Aspire 5000 (from 2006) and was wondering if anybody else has done this install and can tell me if ...
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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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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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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 ...