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Switchable graphics in Ubuntu

I recently started using Ubuntu and a like it a lot. However Windows in my Acer laptop had a function that made the graphics switch to a lower quality (or something) whenever I didn't have the charger ...
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recovery partition question

I have an Acer Aspire 4739 and want to install Ubuntu but I was wondering what happens to the recovery partition if I ever wanted to go back to windows? I don't have a boot disk that laptop only have ...
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Acer Aspire V5-575 Wifi Issues

I recently bought an Aspire A5-575 laptop which works great, the only issue I'm having is with the Wifi. It seems to have a hard time connecting, and then will randomly disconnect. When it's ...
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“Battery not present” when power cable is removed [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Acer Aspire-5745. It is not detecting the battery and showing it as not present if I take out the power cable , Still it is working with the same "battery not ...
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No external microphone Acer AO722

The ACER AO722 comes with an external mic input, and this input is not recognised by Alsa mixer or Sound (in System Settings). There are various comments on this problem, but no real solutions. For ...
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How do I adjust the screen brightness on an Acer Aspire One D270?

My system specifications are: Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit, Acer Aspire One D270, Intel Atom CPU The usual brightness increase/decrease key combination using Fn key doesn't work in Ubuntu as many pointed ...
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Internal microphone doesn't work on an Acer Aspire 1410

Ubuntu 12.04 32bit ACER Aspire 1410 The built in microphone will not pic up sound. I have tried adjusting in pavucontrol, alsa mixer, and alsa-base.conf with various options: options snd-hda-intel ...
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Sound works but no device shown in the Sound settings

Following a troubleshooting post I've found out that my driver is recognized in fact but is not listed at the sound settings and I think because of this my cinnamon sound applet will not appear. ...
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How to make Ubuntu detect my system jack as speakers so I can have 5.1 sound?

I have an Acer 5738G with Ubuntu 12.04, I modified the configurations to have 5.1 sound. It works, but my problem is that only my laptop speakers are detected as speakers in sound settings, when I ...
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How do I get an Acer Nplify 802.11b/g/n wireless card working?

I use Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04 on my laptop: Acer Aspire 5349. Ubuntu 10.04 doesn't work with LAN and WLAN. Where can I download a driver: Atheros WLAN AR5B91 Driver I want .deb only, can ...
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Cannot access wireless on my ACER Gateway NE56R laptop. However wired connection works perfectly fine

I am new to linux world. I am using Ubuntu 10.4 I am using GATEWAY ACER NE56R laptop. And i cannot connect my laptop to internet wirelessly. Couldn't find any trail for a wireless connection either. ...
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How to make backlight work on Acer 5732z?

I want to run 12.04 on my Acer Aspire 5732z. I know from research that these computers have issues with the backlight on Ubuntu. So I tried a couple of solutions: The sudo lightdm restart method. I ...
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12.04 backlight issue for Acer Aspire 5734z-4725 running on usb flash drive

I have followed the fix found here: Backlight Issue However I can't use the sudo update-grub2 command as it errors with /usr/sbin/grub-probe: error: cannot find a device for / (is /dev mounted?) ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Freezes w/ Ethernet Unplugged + Wireless Drops (Acer Aspire 5516) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? Ubuntu 12.04-12.10 32/64 freezes or won't boot if the Ethernet cable is unplugged and will not hold a wireless connection. Here is ...
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Intallsing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in Acer Aspire 4736z

My laptop is Acer Aspire 4736z and installed windows 7 ultimate. Can I install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside windows 7 in my laptop ?? I have same problem with this case: No display when installing ...
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No enable mobile broadband option

I just migrated from Wubi to actual dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 7 my machine is an Aspire 4750G. When I had (Wubi) Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit the network applet included the "enable mobile ...
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Installation Problems Acer 4750G Ubuntu 12.04 Dual Boot

I've been playing with Ubuntu the past few weeks via WUBI and finally decided to give it its own space in my HDD through dual booting via separate partitions. After installation, the system could ...
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Ubuntu desktop not responsive programs take ages to launch when clicked. Aspire One Happy notebook

I have done a few updates on Ubuntu 12.04 which was installed via the WUBI installer. The Aspire One Happy notebook dual boots with Windows 7 Basic. Now Ubuntu desktop not responsive programs take ...
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Webcam detected but not showing up

I'm using Acer 4530 with Suyin webcam. The webcam can be detected but not showing anything. Before I start anything, I ran lsof /dev/video0 to make sure nothing is using the camera, and I started ...
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Dual boot with Windows 7 (3 partitions) on an Acer Aspire One

I have an Acer Aspire One from the AO725 series, with a 320gb hard drive, preinstalled with Windows 7 home Premium. It has the following three partitions: sda1 (ntfs) 13958 MB - the Acer recover ...
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Acer V3-771 Touchpad detected as ps/2 generic mouse

I have a brand new Acer V3-771G. I can use my Touchpad fine but I can't scroll with it, because its detected as a PS/2 generic mouse: xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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Wireless connection drops then password rejected on 12.04

I'm using an Acer Aspire 7520, with a AR242x / AR542x Wireless Network Adapter with a clean install of 12.04 from disk. On bootup my wireless connection works automatically, for a while. Then after ...
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Wi-Fi problem on Acer Aspire One D257 running Ubuntu

I finally installed 12.04 on my Acer Aspire One D257 today but the Wi-Fi keeps dropping. I turned it on, typed the password but the "cannot connect" message kept popping up. As I'm a novice of Ubuntu, ...
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Wubi keeps freezing. REISUB doesn't work. Any safe, easily undoable alternatives?

I ran the installation for Wubi from ubuntu.com on my Acer Aspire One 722. It works fine every now and then, but more often than not the OS freezes. Every time it freezes I attempt the REISUB method, ...
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12.04 Running Slow on Acer Aspire 5738ZG

I installed 12.04 but it seems to run rather slow (a little laggy when minimizing, some applications open slowly, YouTube 1080p videos are laggy as well). I'm with the HD4650 graphics card and found ...
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Problem with brightness settings with Acer Aspire One D255E in 12.04

I run Ubuntu 12.04 on my netbook (Acer Aspire One D255E) and I have the following problem with the brightness settings: If I want to adjust the brightness with the fn-key, I can only change between ...
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Acer Aspire 4349 backlight unable to dim, slider moves only with no effect, NON-BIOS controlled

Acer Aspire 4349 backlight unable to dim, slider moves only with no effect, NON-BIOS controlled, how-to configure software to actually dim the sucker rather than just moving a slider-indicator? Tried ...
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Only two audio channels work on an Acer 4830T [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 2 channel sound when 5.1 is expected I have been trying to get the Surround sound working on my laptop for a couple of hours now. I have the Acter TimelineX 4830T, and I ...
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Acer laptop, Intel 2200BG, wireless “disabled by hardware switch” irrespective of switch position

I have the problem that on my old Acer Travelmate292 the wireless hardware switch has stopped working a couple releases ago. It worked fine in Windows. BIOS is at the latest version, the switch is ...
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Acer aspire incompatible with ubuntu 12.04?

Well I'm about to install ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop, which is an acer aspire. I would like to know if is there any incompatibility? I installed this version (12.04) on an acer aspire and had several ...
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problems with wubi-installed ubuntu freezing, error reports not sending, programs crashing unexpectedly

recently I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my acer aspire one D255E netbook using the wubi installer for windows. I've begun to notice several problems: computer freezes often for no apparent reason ...
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Nvidia driver issue

I have a laptop with an nVidia 9300m GS 512mb graphics chip. When I install the nvidia drivers, either of the options (current or post release), it repeats my screen 6 times on the same screen, with ...
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12.04 - Connecting Acer X203H monitor to new Dell XPS 15z laptop

I have installed the latest version of Ubuntu (12.04) on my boyfriend's new Dell XPS 15z laptop. He uses a Microsoft wireless keyboard and mouse, and an Acer X203H monitor with his set-up. No ...
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3d acceleration for acer travelmate 5740z

Hi I have installed ubuntu 12 and I wonder if there is 3d acceleration support for my graphic card: VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 02) ...
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Ubuntu for Acer netbooks?

I want to install Ubuntu on my Acer netbook. But I've had problems with the new version. The problem is with the cpu or something like this. Is there an Ubuntu version for netbooks? What can I do? ...
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I can't play games with ubuntu 12.04

I erased the entire disk to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer Aspire 5750G. I tried Heros of Newerth, Teeworlds, and Super Tux 2. None of these games can be initialized. Can anyone help me? I can ...
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no wired or wireless networking on new install [closed]

This is a new install of Ubuntu. I ran 12.04 from a usb drive for a day or so, and had no issues outside of some latency that is more due to the lack of RAM on my aspire one D255e than to OS. I had ...
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Four partitions on Windows 7 [duplicate]

I've just made a bootable usb on windows7, and now I want to replace my windows7 with Ubuntu. When I choose the option replace windows 7 with Ubuntu, I need to select a drive. Since I have only one ...
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Acer Aspire Backlight Problem

I have the same problem as found on this link Screen turns black after booting, backlight only works in recovery mode on an Acer Aspire 5736z I've never used any Linux before so if someone could ...
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Inconsistent mouse X events for Acer T231H multitouch monitor

Looks like a bug OK, I believe this is a bug in the xorg evdev driver, but as ubuntu-bug for precise so kindly asked me to work this trough the support channels, I first went ant reported this here. ...
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Cannot Adjust Brightness on Acer Aspire 5332

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 with the Windows installer. It appears to be running fine, however the screen is extremely dull and I don't appear to be able to adjust the brightness... I entered ...
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Fan on Acer Aspire 5315 not working

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my old laptop (Acer Aspire 5315 ) and observed that fan is not working properly on Ubuntu. How could I solve this problem?
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Acer Aspire TImelin M3: multiple issues [closed]

I've just bought a new Acer Aspire Timeline M3 Ultrebook, but I have multiple issues with the new Ubuntu 12.04. My NVIDIA card won't work, unfortunately I found that the problem cannot be resolved ...
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Graphic crash after Ubuntu 12.04 minor update [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? My problem came after doing a normal packages update in 12.04 and then reboot to never been able to boot ...
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How can I completely disable internal Mic and Webcam

I want to disable the internal Microphone on my laptop and the internal Webcam completely that they're no longer selectable, and no longer available? I will only use my external Webcam, and my ...
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How do I get an Acer Aspire One D270 working?

I was planning to buy Acer Aspire One D270 within a few days and as everybody installs linux on their netbook I was also planning to do that. Now, my question is how is Acer's hardware compatibility ...
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Acer Aspire One 722 broadcom 4313 wifi

I had an Acer Aspire One 722 with the Atheros Wifi card and it worked fine on 11.04. So we bought 200 of them for our school. However these all came with the Broadcom BCM4313 wireless card and there ...
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Ubuntu is so SLOW [closed]

I installed Ubuntu (12.4, I think) on my Acer Aspire One netbook because Win7 was so slow and I'd heard great things about Ubuntu. Win7 was slow but Ubuntu is glacial, every program takes an age to ...
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which linux distribution on my netbook

I have an Acer Aspire One netbook and I want run Linux on it, but I don't know which distribution I should choose. It has a 1.66 GHz Intel Atom processor and about 1 GB RAM, so it shouldn't be too ...
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ACER 3935 upgrade to 12.04 -> integrated Mic (drivers) not working

Since updating to 12.04, the integrated mic is not behaving well. I can not use it with skype to begin with. the mic is not visible in settings>sound>input (there is nothing) however I am able to use ...