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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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middle mouse button acer aspire vn7

My acer aspire v15 nitro comes with a touchpad. Unfortunately there is no middle-mouse button. Some internet forums talk about pushing the upper right corner for a middle mouse click but that does ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu on Acer Aspire R3 -131T

Has anyone installed the latest Ubuntu or Kubuntu on an Acer Aspire R3-131T. It is a low end 2 in 1 PC Tablet currently running the Windows 8.1 os with a 20 gig solid state drive and it has that UEFI ...
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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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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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Unable to install Ubuntu 14.04.2 on Acer Aspire E5-511G with Windows 8

I've tried everything I can to install Ubuntu 14.04.2 alongside Windows 8 on my laptop and I'm just not successful. I have Ubuntu on an USB flash drive, and whatever I do, I keep getting the message "...
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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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touchpad on my laptop (ACER GateWay NE56R) is not working

Please help me to solve this problem, suddenly my touchpad is not detecting on ubuntu 14.04. cat /proc/bus/input/devices I: Bus=0019 Vendor=0000 Product=0001 Version=0000 N: Name="Power Button" P: ...
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reversed (or previously applied) patch detected! Assume -R? [n]?

Anybody have any idea what this is? "reversed (or previously applied) patch detected! Assume -R? [n]" I am in the middle installing Ubuntu on an Acer C720. I'm not sure what to do and can't find ...
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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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SD Card Slot doesn't work

Alternative way to earn the bounty: Show me how to store a file system like ext4 (a FS which can store large files, I don't really need all of the good stuff ext4 provides for this use case) in many ...
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Bottom of Screen of 4k Display is Black

I just bought an Acer Aspire VN7-591G-70CY (4k display version) and installed Ubuntu after disabling UEFI and using this (nomodeset). It didn't work with UEFI enabled. In the live session and with ...
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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 ...
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fl studio + wine = CPU overload, why?

I've installed Ubuntu 14, 15 and mate only to find that when I run fl studio through wine it max's out the CPU when I try the free track at the beginning of the program. My laptop is an Acer aspire e5-...
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ACPI PCC - Acer E5-511

I bought a notebook ACER model Aspire E 15 (E5-511-C7NE). The default OS was windows 8.1, I have formatted it and installed Ubuntu 15.04. If ACPI is ON I receive the message: ACPI PCC probe failed. ...
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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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Live USB installation hanging on startup - Vivid, Acer Aspire V

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 15.04 and it keeps hanging at the point where it says Starting Wait for Plymouth boot screen to Quit I've tried two different iso downloads (md5 is correct) and two ...
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Acer Aspire Switch 11 SW5-171-39LB

I am looking into geting a Acer Aspire Switch 11 SW5-171-39LB and I wanted to know if any one has tried to install ubuntu on it in as a dual boot. I found one review on it that implied that you ...
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What drivers do I need for Acer Aspire E5-571 laptop?

I want to install Ubuntu 15.04 on my new laptop Acer Aspire E5-571. So how can I get all required drivers for my laptop? I am asking all my friends to help me. I am going to use Ubuntu first time ...
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Trying to dual boot Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu on Acer Aspire 779G

As it says in the title, I am trying to dual boot 8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04 Lts. I am starting my first big boy job as a software analyst and as you can guess they primarily use linux platforms. I ...
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I Am Using Acer Aspire & Sony Vaio latop i want to install linux good version for them [duplicate]

I Am Using Acer Aspire & Sony Vaio latop i want to install linux good version & easy to get codecs work for them to install inside windows, Suggest me which ubuntu is good version currently ...
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ubuntu 15.04 - bluetooth not detecting nor being detected - acer aspire

I've been trying to get the issue solved elsewhere but nothing worked out, installed all possible packages but still nothing. I got a Acer Aspire V13, just installed Ubuntu 15.04, bluetooth icon is ...
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Acer V5-552G On Ubuntu 15.04 64bit

I have Acer V5-552G with AMD Quad Core 10-5757M Processor AMD Radeon HD 8750M Graphics. What essentials software I need to install specific for this hardware? Thanks! Edit: I'm missing the great ...
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lightdm restarts in cycle when using /etc/X11/xorg.conf

I have a monitor Acer H233H and want to set resolution of 1920x1080. I googled it and found that it's necessary to use /etc/X11/xorg.conf. I created this file using sudo Xorg -configure, copied it to /...
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Is there a program to graphically edit the values of the Embedded Controller in an Acer laptop?

Sorry if this already has an answer, but no matter how unspecific my searches get I can't seem to find anything. My Acer Aspire 5740G has horrible overheating problems. I have taken the computer ...
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How to do dual boot in Windows 8.1 pre-installed laptop with UEFI/Secure boot, and this can cause lost of warranty?

I got an Acer Aspire E15 and came with Windows 8.1 pre-installed, and UEFI / Secure boot, would like to install Ubuntu on dual boot, but I have no experience with laptops that have the system UEFI / ...
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Wireless on Acer Aspire V3-371 very poor or not working at all. What can I do?

I bought an Acer Aspire V3-371 a while ago and istalled Kubuntu 14.04 on it. Most things work fine, just that I often can't connect to wifi. At home the connection is so bad that I can't use it at ...
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Acer Chromebook Touchpad Clicking Moves Mouse

I just finished installing Ubuntu to my Acer C710 Chromebook, and I have a minor problem with the touchpad. When ever I try to click using the touchpad it ends up moving the mouse at the same time. I ...
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What is the best partitioning tool for Hitachi 160 GB HDD for a Ubuntu Installation

I am currently using a Acer Aspire 4810TZ-4696 which has a HDD from Hitachi with a capacity of 160Gb (/dev/sda1=157Gb Ext4(vers.1.0) Mounted on file system root (/dev/sda2=3,1Gb extnded part.) (/...
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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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want to install ubuntu 14.04 on acer aspire 5517 but it gives syslinux error

i made a hp 8GB usb dual boot via universal-usb-installer 1.9.5.2. and enable boot option from setting. but when i press f12 on start it show an error SYSLINUX EDD 2013-07-25 COPYRIGHT (C) 1994-2013 ...
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How to get wacom tablet to work on my acer chromebook 13 under chrubuntu?

I've tried to build the drivers below is my output when and try and make and make install: make make all-recursive make[1]: Entering directory `/home/user/Downloads/input-wacom-0.27.0' Making all ...
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Installing Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on SD-Card

I've been using Ubuntu 12 LTS on my Dell Inspiron 1750, satisfied with the graphics and the performance, I decided that my sluggish an Aspire V5-123 netbook shouldn't be missing out, and yea, I ...
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Acer Aspire S7 on 14.04 | Frozen after Sleep

Every third or fourth time that I resume my Acer Aspire S7-392 (suspending works every time), the screen is completely frozen, though my mouse can move. There is nothing that I can do to make it ...
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Bluetooth not working (Ubuntu 14.10, Acer E5-571, Atheros)

After following through several other Articles about seemingly the same problem I failed repeatedly to pair Bluetooth devices with my Laptop Acer E5-571. The GUI shows Bluetooth tools, but searching ...
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is there any step by step method for a novice to add space to 14.04lts on acer c720 chromebook

I'm an absolute novice, but successfully installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS to my acer C720 chromebook following hugh greenbugs' method for dual boot. I also successfully ran out of disk space to install ...
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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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Fresh Install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (No Dual Boot) - Getting No Bootable Device

Really hoping some one can assist as I'm concerned that I have done something wrong with my new installation of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, with no dual boot on my Acer Aspire ES1-512-C32A. Basically, when I ...
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Touchpad won't work on Ubuntu 14.04.2 with kernel 3.16

Touchpad works fine on kernel 3.13.0-46-generic touchpad is not detected at all Device model is Acer Aspire ES1-311-C9T9K output of xinput command ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu 14.04 on Acer E3-112 laptop

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on an Acer E11 laptop (model E3-112). The installation was successful. However I cannot boot Ubuntu. It directly boots to windows and does not even shows Grub. ...