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WLAN does not work on Acer Extensa 5620z any more

A while ago I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Acer Extensa 5620z notebook. The WLAN was working, and there was no problem, but now the WLAN is not working anymore. Yesterday I made the requested Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 13.04: Problem with the Synaptics touchpad on a Acer Aspire One ZG5 (AOA110) not detected

i have a little problem with the touchpad on my netbook, the HDD is gone, so i installed Ubuntu on an USB key, but the touchpad, for some reason, isn't detected. I checked everything, the drivers are ...
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ubuntu 12.04 acer idea issues

So I was trying to install ubuntu 12.04 LTS onto my acer iDea 510. I succeeded to install it, though everytime I try to install the wireless and graphics card drivers it crashes and send this message ...
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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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No audio on Acer Veriton 5680G (Ubuntu 12.04)

My Acer Veriton-S680G has no audio when I installed Ubuntu 12.04. Please help. Thanks!
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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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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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Do I have the correct Drivers for my machine?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Acer Aspire 7745G. It is definitely running slower than it should. Here are my machine specifications: Memory: 15.6 GiB Processor: Intel Core i7 CPU Q 720 @ ...
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Cannot connect to wireless networks

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 operating system next to Windows 8 but it does not connect to wireless networks, so I cannot connect to the internet. Please help.
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installing ubuntu on Acer Iconia W510

I want to buy the most modern touch screen laptop, acer iconia W510. I like it so much. But I will buy only if I can install Ubuntu on it. I was not able to find the answer when I searched in google. ...
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Brightness keys work on one account, stopped working on others

installed 12.04 on an Acer C7. Mostly everything works, however encountered strange issue with brightness keys (F6, F7). They did work out of the box w/o any issue. On two of my accounts (both ...
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Acer Iconia multi-touch only working as mono-touch

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 on my Acer Iconia Tab W501. My touch screen is working, but it seems to only accept single-touch input. How can I get it to work with multi-touch?
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Live USB Boot Error

I am trying to install Ubuntu on an Acer Aspire 5320 laptop that was abandonded by a friend when he purchased a new machine. I have created several different Live USB drives using my primary Ubuntu ...
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How Can I install Ubuntu 13.04, preferably without creating a new partition on my 64 bit Windows 8 UEFI Acer Aspire E1-571 laptop?

I realise this might be a duplicate I am asking because I can't find any questions so far that address this question but I wouldn't imagine it'd be too rare. I accidentally deleted Windows 8 last time ...
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Wi-fi switch not working on acer aspire D250

Hi I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my acer aspire D250 and ever since I installed it the wi-fi switch (at the bottom right of the computer) has not worked. So I have no internet at all on it. Any ...
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I need little help with java and graphic

okey, i want to play wurm on my acer aspireone d257, but allways (when you're newbie) is something with linux, so in wurms forum i sent my problem, they say i must remove icedtea and get other driver ...
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Dual booting windows 8/ubuntu 12.04.2, Grub doesn't appear and machine never boot in ubuntu

i got a new ACER predator AG3620-UR308 which came with windows 8, so i wanted to run ubuntu 12.04.2 on it as a dual booting. To be honest, i've been doing dual booting for a while now so, i did the ...
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Screen problems

I struggled a lot in order to install Ubuntu because of a problem with the video drivers caused by when installing the driver and after turning it on it just appears a black screen, which worked for ...
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Which is the fastest version of GNU/Linux for my netbook? [closed]

I have an Acer Aspire One. The specs are 1 GB RAM, 1.6 GHz Intel Atom. I'm looking for the fastest version of GNU/Linux that is fully functional for this netbook. I do NOT want to run from a USB as ...
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Boot & Log on slow + graphics test fails on Ubuntu 13.04

I would really appreciate your feedback here. I have installed 13.04 on a friends laptop - with disappointing results : the boot is slow, the log-on is slow, and launching applications is slow. Once ...
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Very new to Ubuntu, cant connect to the internet wired or wirelessly 12.04

I recently set up my Acer Aspire 5349 to duel-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu, unfortunately it wont connect to the internet at all. I'm not sure how to install driver either.
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resolved - Unable to run Live CD Ubuntu 13:04 on Acer Aspire M5 481T 6417. Is there any video driver incompatibility?

I made the purchase of this notebook with the thought of installing Ubuntu. However, it was not successful in my attempts. I've done searches on google and other forums that discuss Ubuntu. Found that ...
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upgrade ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04

after upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 with disk encryption I have a problem. The problem is after typing in the encryption password (the password works)i should get to log in screen, but it does not work, ...
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Acer 1410 external monitors

I want to be able to hook up two external monitors to my acer 1410. is that possible?
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Acer Aspire-M Keyboard and MousePad don't work, but Onscreen Keyboard appears automatically in 12.10

I bought an Acer Aspire-M with Windows 8 and hated it. I replaced Windows with Ubuntu 12.10. For a couple months, it functioned perfectly. Then recently, I started it and the keyboard and mousepad ...
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Instructions for installing abuntu linux on my laptop? [duplicate]

I'd like to get step-by-step instructions on what I need to do in order to install Ubuntu on my Acer Extensa 5630z with windows vista
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Steps to install Ubuntu on Acer Extensa 5630 with Windows Vista?

I have an Acer Extensa running Windows Vista. I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit to my Acer Aspire V5. I have the file on the computer and I can click it, and it shows the install files for the ...
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Black screen when trying to install Ubuntu on laptop with a Dell SR2320L external monitor

I'd like to install Ubuntu 13.04 or 12.04 on my Acer laptop with broken screen. I have a Dell SR2320L external monitor connected to this laptop. I tried installing Ubuntu over windows using WUBI but ...
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Ubuntu Touch availability on Windows tablet

Can I install Ubuntu Touch on an Acer W510 tablet? I couldn't find any instructions at ubuntu.com.
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Laptop webcam doesn't work?

I have an E-Machine E525 that I have just put Ubuntu 10.0.4 on. All other devices seem to be working well but the Acer Suyan built in web cam doesn't work so well. Any packages that might help would ...
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How/Where do I get Ubuntu Drivers?

I have an Acer Aspire 5745 laptop with all it's stock hardware, when I install Ubuntu 12.04.2 via windows installation it works, except for the drivers. There are no drivers installed, and I have ...
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Touchpad does not work on Acer Aspire V5-121, on

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my new Acer Aspire V5-121 Netbook. The first thing I noticed was that the touchpad does not work. It does not recognize clicks or touches. How do I find out what's ...
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Yet another thread about intermittent wifi problems on ubuntu 12.04 with an Acer Aspire one 722

I recently just made the switch to ubuntu 12.04 from windows and have been able to set it up pretty well over the last few days. The only problem that still remains is that I'm having intermittent ...
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lubuntu on Aspire One 725 without touchpad [duplicate]

I have just bought an 'ACER ASPIRE ONE 725-C7CBB 11.6'' AMD C-70 2GB 320GB RADEON HD7290 LINUX BLUE'. The net book had Linpus installed. I immediately installed lubuntu 13.04 from an external USB ...
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How to switch back from Chrome OS to Ubuntu 12.04 on Acer C7 chromebook?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my Acer C7 chromebook. Once I installed it, I never switched back to Chrome OS. But yesterday when I turned back home, I found that my laptop led was opened, and the ...
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Multitouch doesn't work on touchpad on acer spire v3 771G

I was trying to install psmouse all day. I've found lots of tutorials but none work. For example https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-intel/+bug/681904/comments/64 in this I ...
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How to replace Xorg with Xvesa as default on 12.04.1?

I have an old ACER Aspire 1360 (with an AMD and VIA Technologies graphic card) - when I use "Parted Magic" and boot with the Xvesa option everything works perfect. On the HD I have a clone of a ...
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Brightness buttons are not working at all

I have asked this question multiple times. i have an acer 5750 laptop running Ubuntu 13.04 and all of a sudden then brightness buttons wont adjust the computers brightness. it was working not too long ...
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Computer running very slowly under 13.04

After having some bouts with windows 8 I decided to throw it out and run Ubuntu as the main operating system. Currently I am having some problems with performance: Even when running the simplest ...
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Brightness buttons not working on acer aspire 5750

I have a acer aspire 5750 and im running Ubuntu 13.04 and my brightness buttons are not working all of a sudden. they were working about 2 weeks ago but one day i tried and they were broken. i did ...
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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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Backlight Control Bar not working

I upgraded my 12.10 to 13.04 and the brightness control has completely disappeared! In the settings tab all the options are available except the brightness control bar I have attached the screenshot ...
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How to connect Acer E330 Glow to Ubuntu 13.04 in MTP mode?

Well the title is quite clear I guess. How can I connect my ACER E330 LIQUID GLOW to Ubuntu 13.04 through the USB-cable? It works just fine PTP-mode(camera) but not in MTP-mode (media). My phone works ...
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Higher display resolution on Acer 5755g

I am using Acer Aspire 5755g with NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M (2gb) and Ubuntu 13.04. The resolution set by default is 1366x768 and it is the highest possible to choose. I would like to use bigger ...
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Can not install on Acer Aspire timelineX 4820TG

I can not install Ubuntu 13.04 on my Acer Aspire timelineX 4820TG. It shows an error about the Graphic card and it will not go to anywhere else..
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How do I install Ubuntu 13.04 on a new partition?

I ask this question because at the moment I can't even seem to load my live USB (which has the iso I downloaded from the Ubuntu website) because I don't know which key(s) to press to log into boot ...
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How to install Lubuntu on Aspire one running Ubuntu 10.4

I have an old aspire one netbook I want to resuscitate. It currently runs Ubuntu 10.4 but tells me to go away if I try the Update function (only wants to do a partial update - Adobe flash-player has ...
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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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Enabling bluetooth, WiFi turns off

When enabling bluetooth, WiFi turns off automatically, also happens in reverse. In that way I can't have both devices on. Using: Ubuntu 13.04 x64 Acer TravelMate 8372
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Problem with wifi in acer aspire v3-551

I have a problem with my notebook acer aspire v3-551. It works with Ubuntu 13.04. The problem is that wifi connection always falling down. It goes randomly. enter link description here - here you can ...