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Webcam appears black in Skype, Acer Aspire V3-571G

My webcam functions normally on Flash, Cheese, etc. However in Skype, it appears black. My laptop is Acer Aspire V3-571G. Anyone know how to fix it?
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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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Shutdown option is not working in Ubuntu 11.10

I done my below option in my netbook Acer Aspire One D260 netbook version. I tried to upgrade my Ubuntu version from 11.10 to 12.04. Unfortunately it was stopped due to my internet disconnect. I ...
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Has anyone got ubuntu working on a PC tablet?

I tried 12.10 and my Acer Iconia W700 was unusable, so I gave up and waited for 13.04 and it is unusable again. I can get tips when I click in the left toolbar thing and I managed to start Firefox, ...
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brightness settings not ajustable

I gave it a search and found this for version 11.04 on an acer aspire; sudo gedit /etc/default/grub Edit two lines to read as follows: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash ...
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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 change how much disk space Ubuntu has?

I installed ChruBuntu on my Chomebook Acer C7 about 2 weeks ago and I chose to allocate 10 gigs. I didn't know that that would be my amount of disk space I would be allowed to use. I want to install ...
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Shut down acts as restart?

I've installed Ubuntu (almost all latest versions), when my Acer Aspire V5-471 is want to shutdown from Ubuntu, it acts as restart/reboot. Refer to edit 2 for releases tried and edit 1 for tried ...
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How to fix Acer Aspire 4736z back light brightness control in Ubuntu 13.04?

A simple way to fix Acer Aspire 4736z back light brightness control problem using hot keys (Fn + Brightness +-)
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Installing Drivers from the Intel Website

Alright, I need to know how to install the Drivers from the Intel Website, I have tried running the Shell files but they launch as a text file would, so I am quite lost The computer in which the ...
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cannot boot into ubuntu

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 onto my Acer Aspire 5735Z. I have downloaded and burned the image to a CD (correctly as per your guide). I have set my bios to boot CD first, disabled quite boot, ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Keyboard & Touchpad not working on Acer Aspire V3-551-7844

I'm a bit new to the Linux world, and my english is bad, so go easy on me ok? ;) I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 in my Acer Aspire V3-551-7844 (wich came with Windows8, but after some effort I got ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Broadcom Wireless Won't Work [duplicate]

Okay, I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 today, replacing Windows 8 and erasing all of my files (correctly, I hope. Darn Windows 8), and I was having some fun with it. I entered some code into the grub to ...
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Acer Aspire One usb linux cannot find CD / try again

UPDATE - I GIVE UP!! ** Why is this so incredibly difficult to get to run off a variety of different / properly formatted USB sticks? Ubuntu looks great in the demo - but getting it is a joke. I'll ...
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My TouchPad is not responding on an Acer Aspire E1-471-6650

I recently bought an Acer Aspire E1-471-6650 and I already have problems. First, when I tried to use the touchpad on a LiveCD, it wasn't responding. When I installed it in my notebook, it wasn't ...
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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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How to make the touchpad work on Acer Travelmate P243?

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 (32-bit) on my laptop (Acer Travelmate P243) and didn't manage to make the touchpad work. It is detected: xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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Acer W500 touchscreen events

I have very strange behavior of my touchscreen In gnome shell or unity I am unable to click with it on unity panel or gnome shell interface. But i can iteract with gtk+ windows, if i open gnome shell ...
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Why does my Acer 4310 run so slowly with Ubuntu 12.04 when it was lightening fast with Ubuntu 10.?

Since I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer 4310 laptop I have noticed that the system freezes on occasions and the screen showing the program I am running shows a grey colour. I have done a clean ...
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Install Acer Aspire One ZG5 microphone on Ubuntu 12.10

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a Acer Aspire One ZG5 (AOA 110), then Skype, and I can't make the microphone work. I tried this method with alsamixer ...
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Is an Acer C7 Chromebook worth buying as an Ubuntu netbook? [closed]

I apologies for non technical question. I'm really low on budget, and considering buying new netbook for starting using Ubuntu, after a lame Win 8 decided to move on Linux based systems. So for the ...
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Installer (LiveUSB Ubuntu 12.10 ) don't detect windows 8 preinstalled Acer Aspire V3-571G-9686 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a Acer Aspire V3-571G-9686, this but I've not been able to do it. Becuase the installer do not detect any operative systems previously installed (in my case Windows 8) ...
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How to boot external drives on a Acer C7 Chromebook

I want to run a plain Ubuntu install, but the BIOS does not easily allow for booting into USB drives. I currently have the Chromebook in developer mode and I found a USB command on the chromium ...
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Webcam not working in Acer laptop

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Acer One Aspire 756-967BCkk laptop. But my webcam is not working. Programs like Cheese or Skype can't detect my camera.
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Can i install/run Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop (ACER 5755G)?

I currently have a acer 5755g running windows 8 and specs are as follows: intel core i5-2430M nVIDIA GeForce GT540m 1GB VRAM 8GB RAM 750GB HDD it also has intel graphics card, so is it possible to ...
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Why does the Touchpad of Acer Aspire V3-551G not work on Ubuntu?

I've just bought a new PC which is Acer Aspire V3-551G. First of all, I installed Ubuntu 12.10. However, I couldn't use some features because it's not stable. Then, I installed 12.04. But my touchpad ...
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How use “Color” and ICC profiles to calibrate screen?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in an Aspire 5250-BZ699, and I would like to calibrate the screen - but I don't' know how to use "Color" and how to apply the ICC profiles. Is there a tutorial to do ...
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Suyin сamera problem

I got an Acer with a Suyin camera built-in. It has worked perfect since I have change from Windows 8 three weeks ago but recently (two days ago) showed me a black screen when using Skype or Cheese. ...
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Missing Operating System - Ubuntu on USB

My hard drive died and so I decided to run Ubuntu 12.04 from a USB. It ran flawlessly for a while, then suddenly it crashed and now when I start the laptop it says "Operating System Not Found". I do ...
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Help me please, install problems on ACER aspire 5515

So, I have an ACER Aspire 5515 with Windows 7 Ultimate installed. I have an AMD Athlon(tm) Processor 2650e 1.60 GHz processor. 1 GB RAM, with a 160 GB HDD. So here's what I did: I parititioned my ...
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Atheros AR9485 12.04 wifi problem not solved by hwcrypt

Following a routine update to Ubuntu 12.04, my wireless no longer works - it is constantly seeking a connection but not accepting my password. This has been documented elsewhere, with a fix involving ...
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Battery life: 90 min on Acer ultrabook / 12.10

i usually work on my Acer M5-481TG with Windows 8 x64 and recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 (x64) alongside with it. Unfortunately, the battery-life is roughly one and a half hour - which apparently is ...
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I can't dim my laptop's light

I can't modify my laptop brightness. Is it a BIOS problem? It works in win 7, but doesn't work in Ubuntu. It's an Acer Aspire 5750-6842 laptop with Intel HD graphics 3000 video chipset.
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Is possible to install Ubuntu 12.04 or 12.10 on ACER V5-571-53314G50 ULTRABOOK?

Is possible to install Ubuntu 12.04 or 12.10 on ACER V5-571-53314G50 ULTRABOOK? My specifications are: Display: 15.6" 1.366 x 768 WXGA HD; LED, Acer CineCrystal™ CPU: Intel® Core™ i5-3317U, 2cores, ...
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Grub boot-loader doesn't start up [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?) I installed Ubuntu through usb on my netbook today (An aspire one D257 netbook). The thing is, ...
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Acer Revo RL80 graphics unsupported?

I have just purchased an Acer Revo RL80 net top computer. I've been trying to get Ubuntu up and running on it with quite a bit of trouble. The only way I can get it to boot is through using the ...
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Brightness not working Acer Aspire One 756-2623 [duplicate]

Brightness not working Acer Aspire One 756-2623 with Ubuntu 12.04. Also the mousepad right-click isn't working ether. I'm completely new to Ubuntu and Linux in general. How do I fix it?
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Impossible to install ubuntu 12.10 both with wubi or regularly

I've tried installing Ubuntu 12.10 both with Wubi and from live CD (USB actually), neither of which was successful. With Wubi, installing it inside Windows, it gives a black screen after the first ...
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Wireless internet not working: unclaimed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless working? wireless internet on my Acer Travelmate 5310 with Broadcom BCM5787M Gigabit Ethernet doesn't seem to be working. I am a ...
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How to install ubuntu on acer Aspire S3 use USB stick? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? How to install ubuntu12.04 on acer Aspire S3 use USB stick? I can't see any thing, screen is ...
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Laptop won't boot at all [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my 5 year old Acer aspire laptop with vista 32bit on it. I updated everthing with "software installer". Downloaded some recommended apps like the youtube app and some ...
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Intel Cedarview graphic driver Ubuntu 12.04 on Netbook Acer Aspire One D270

I've tried to install ubuntu 12.10 but it was very slow and was not working properly. I decided to install the 12.04 version and is working fine. Now there is the Intel Cedarview graphic driver ...
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How do I prevent my screen from freezing after booting successfully on Acer Aspire 5520G laptop? [closed]

I own an Acer Aspire 5520G and just installed Ubuntu 12.10 alongside Win7 Ultimate. Both are 32bit. I am able to boot into either via GRUB. However, I am facing two problems: The computer often ...
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acer aspire one d270: Ubuntu 12.04 or 12.10?

I've bought an Acer Aspire One D270 netbook as a Cristmass Gift for my wife. Now I'm not sure which version of Ubuntu will work best: the new 12.10 or the LTS 12.04? Thanks in advance.
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5GHz WLAN connection on acer S7

during the last days I installed Kubuntu on my new Acer S7 Ultrabook. After some trouble with the the boot configuration this now works fine so that Kubuntu runs in parallel with Windows 8 on my ...
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Quake Live under Firefox 17, Ubuntu 12.10

I've got the following problem, I am trying to start Quake Live on Firefox 17 under Ubuntu 12.10. I downloaded the plugin, which installed correctly, downloaded some maps... But when I try to start ...
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Wifi problems Acer Aspire M3 Ubuntu 12.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my new Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M3-481T-53314G52Mass and everything works fine except the wifi. The connection always drops down after a few Minutes. I saw some ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome shell stuck in fall back mode - Acer 5830TG Notebook

One of my friends is using Ubuntu 12.10 Unity for some time. And finally he decided to try gnome shell. Hence he installed gnome shell and now while logging into gnome shell (from login screen) this ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu to Acer Aspire One 756 (Intel Dual Core 847, 2 GB RAM)

After deciding to install Ubuntu (12.04) on a newly bought Netbook (Acer Aspire One 756 with Intel Dual Core 847 and 2 GB RAM, Linpus linux pre-installed), I have had trouble getting it done. I have ...
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Acer Aspire One 725 Temperature

I just got my AO725 and I have sucessfully installed Xubuntu 12.10. It's all okay except the temperature which is pretty high if I look to some reviews on the web - it's about 70 to 85° C. I don't ...