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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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Acer A0533 netbook, will it run the latest Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have an Acer A0533 Atom CPU N455 1.66 1 GB RAM Will it run the latest 32 bit Ubuntu?
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How to make a LAN between Ubuntu 13.04 and win XP sp3

I have brand new Acer Aspire e1 labtop with Ubuntu 13.04 installed. This computer is set up to speak with my wLAN. Is it possible to make a LAN between my old winXP sp3 to my new Ubuntu Acer? The ...
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Cant install ubuntu on Acer Predator G3100

I have a problem when i try to install Ubuntu on my Predator G3100.When i try to install it ubuntu dosn't find my HDD.I tried from USB and a disc but there isnt any diffirents. Here is a screen shoot ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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kubuntu 13.04 is supported in acer 3680 model?

I am now using ubuntu 12.04 lts in my acer 3680 model system. i want to change from ubnutu to kubuntu environment. but I tried with the usb bootable format.but it shows as boot error. is its not ...
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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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Right-click not working on 12.04[Acer Travelmate]

For the past 2 hours, the right click button on my laptop (Acer Travelmate) is not working. Upon using it, nothing happens, no menu pops up (as it normally should), it remains static as if no command ...
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Acer aspire v3 771G ubuntu 13.04

Gooday, i have this acer and i have alot of boot problems (i suspect windows 8) and now i want to try ubuntu but when i use an usb to "try" ubuntu after the boot i get a black screen. now ive read ...
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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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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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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 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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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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SD card issue acer aspire v5 571

I have installed ubunut 12.04 on my Aspire V5 571. It is not detecting the sd card(4GB) from my digital camera. How to make it work?
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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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Broadcom Wifi BCM4318 [Airforce one54g] does not connect

I am hoping someone in here can help me. I am new to Linux and Ubuntu. But I have to say I really love using the Os. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 along side Windowns 7. Both Os are running perfect bar ...
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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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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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How do I fix my ethernet card losing network connection every few minutes with kernels 3.8.x?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04. My laptop is Acer Aspire one 722-c58rr, and my ethernet card works for a few seconds at a time with kernels 3.8.x, however, kernels 3.5.x and below worked fine. On kernels ...
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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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Acer Aspire One 722-0369 Flaky Ethernet Connection

I have an Acer Aspire One 722 Netbook running Ubuntu 13.04. It has a "Qualcomm Atheros AR8152 v2.0 Fast Ethernet" Ethernet controller. When I connect to the internet via a WiFi connection it works ...
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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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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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Brightness control problem on acer aspire V5

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on new Acer Aspire V5. There is no other OS installed. I can not control the brightness of the screen using Fn+left and Fn+right keys. I tried to change brightness from ...
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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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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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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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Brightness control doesn't work Acer Aspire 5738 13.04

I have tried many suggested solutions modifying, still nothing works. Ubuntu 13.04.Acer Aspire 5738. Please help its very annoying and frustrating can't control a basic function. Thanks
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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. ...