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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 ...
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Driver / Module brcm80211 missing

I'm user of Xubuntu 12.04 on an AOD270 Netbook. It has a built-in chipset for the wifi connection Broadcom 4313 14a4:4727, which I'm trying to get to work in both normal and monitor mode. I got it ...
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Acer Aspire microphone issue

I have got an Acer Aspire 7750G: More info It has been running Ubuntu since I bought the laptop (12.10 as of now), but a few updates ago, I lost my microphone. It doesn't recognise the internal mic ...
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Can't get wireless working after installing ubuntu 12.10 on acer aspire 5560-7414

I have been struggling all day trying different solutions from different posts on how to get my wifi working but none have worked. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Below are some wireless ...
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Installing Ubuntu on an acer aspire one 722 (AMD C60)

I've been an apple and windows-user all my life, and now I bought me an netbook (acer one aspire 722) and wanted to install Ubuntu (I have no experiance with any linux systems at all). I read a lot of ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu on an Acer Aspire One 756

I have used Ubuntu before, in virtual machines, but today I decided to make the leap and I bought a netbook to install Ubuntu as a "real" OS alongside Windows. The netbook I bought is an Acer Aspire ...
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Ubunbtu 12.10 and Acer Aspire 5315 overheat/fan problem

I know this question has been asked and answered before, but the solutions do not seem to be relevant for 12.10. The acer_fancontrol script is out of date, directories are not the same anymore and ...
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How do you adjust screen brightness on Acer laptop? [closed]

I have an Acer Aspire one 5742 laptop. I installed Linux Ubuntu 12.10 on it. I have one problem with it. no matter how I press the Fn+↑ or Fn+↓ keys I cannot adjust the Screen Brightness. It ...
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Touch pad nolonger working

I'm running 12.07 on an acer aspire and have had no problems, until I disabled the touchpad using the Fn and F7 keys. This disabled the touchpad fine. But when I went to turn it back on I got the ...
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CPU Fan not working on acer 4755G i3 ubuntu 12.10

Hope you can help me, I'm new to ubuntu and install this 12.10 version on my acer laptop. The problem is I always got high temperature and maybe because my CPU fan is not working. Tried to install ...
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Are these system specifications sufficient for upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10 from Windows 7 Starter? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find out which version and derivate of Ubuntu is right for my hardware in terms of minimal system requirements? I was just concerned with Ubuntu 12.10 upgrading ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 12.10 on an Acer Aspire laptop?

I just downloaded Ubuntu 12.10, and I want to install it on my Acer Aspire laptop. Here's my Acer specifications: Intel Pentium Dual Core Processor @ 1.86 GHz 2,5GB of RAM 500GB HDD Mobile Intel ...
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Any known Ubuntu issues on Acer aspire S3-391?

I'm in the market for a new laptop to run Ubuntu 12.10 on -- I have my eye on a very reasonably priced Acer aspire S3-391 with a i7 chip and a hybrid drive. Does anyone have a S3 and does it work ...
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Compatibility of acer aspire one 722 with ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

I was wondering if I can install Ubuntu 12.10 on my Acer Aspire One 722 netbook. It is currently running Windows 7 Home Premium but I want to use Ubuntu alongside with it. Spesifications: 2 GB ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 on Acer laptop boots to blank blue screen

My previous question on this was closed, but I am posting it again as the solution which my son eventually found may assist other users of the forum, or someone may be able to tweak the solution to ...
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Laptop screen doesn't work after standby - hit or miss [closed]

I have an Acer Aspire 5750 and if i let my computer sit for 4hrs - 48 hrs, when i open up the laptop lid, my screen is black. The computer is still on, but it won't wake up. I use Ctrl+Alt+L to lock ...
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Unable to install cedarview-drm

I've been trying to install Intel binary Xorg driver for GMA3600 (Cedarview) GPUs for my Acer Aspire One D270 with Windows 7 Starter, Windows 8, and Ubuntu 12.04 I've followed these instructions ...
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12.10 screen resolution on Acer Aspire S3

I'm new to Linux and recently installed 12.10 alongside Windows on my laptop. Initially 3D screen effects (i.e., Docky) were not working and I tried different things like installing and reinstalling ...
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Acer Aspire V5-431 drivers for 12.10

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 in my notebook ACER ASPIRE V5-431, but couldn't find drivers for this. Could anyone please tell me where could I find the drivers? Also, I couldn't find the Appearance ...
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How to check if a Webcam is broken?

I just bought an Acer Aspire 3830TG, it comes with an integrated 1.3M HD Webcam. Before buying it i tried with a bootable Lubuntu usb stick, everything worked well except for the webcam, which i ...
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Acer Aspire 5542G overheating with ubuntu/kubuntu 12.04

I have an Acer Aspire 5542G laptop purchased couple of years ago. All these days, i used windows 7 on it . Then I tried ubuntu 12.04 . Everything was fine except the overheating issue. I updated ...
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Volume control not working on one account

I am getting sound out of my speakers but, the volume control is not working and in the sound settings there is nothing listed in play sound through and test sound is not working. I am only having ...
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Acer Aspire 7739G can't boot problem

I've installed ubuntu 12.04 on Acer Aspire 7739G but i can't boot. After turning on i see acer logo and then black screen with peeping "_" and i tried to reinstall and re-format whole HDD but it ...
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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, ...