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Installing Ubuntu on Acer Chromebook 13?

Hey guys I was looking to install Ubuntu on my Acer Chromebook 13 (CB5-311-T1UU) in the way outlined in on the comment made on this thread: True Ubuntu on Chromebook ARM (samsung) It appears that ...
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How do I fix my touchpad on my Acer 720 Chromebook

I'm extremely new to Ubuntu so most of the time I don't know what's going on. I just download Ubuntu and in the start-up screen my mouse-pad doesn't work, nor does my touch screen. How should I ...
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Iphone 5 connected via bluetooth does not allow movement of files

I have an Acer E3-112 I just got the bluetooth working via a firmware update. The phone pairs and shows connected but there is no place I can find to move files from the phone to/from the laptop. I ...
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Acer ES1-131 Bluetooth doesn't discover devices

I have Acer ES1-131 and Bluetooth is installed and running but I can't add BT mouse. When I open 'Device Search' window it doesn't show any device. I found similar problem here: https://forums....
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“Wifi Disabled by Hardware Switch” - Ubuntu 14.04.3 - Acer Aspire ES1-521

Reposting as the previous question got super long with the end result being told to update the question. Bought a new laptop. Had Windows on it. Deleted windows, now Ubuntu is the only OS. During ...
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Acer H243H external monitor distorted in Ubuntu 16.04 and up

I've been using an Acer H243H monitor for a while with Linux for a while without problems, but now, I've been having serious distortion problems. In Ubuntu 16.04 and any Linux distro based upon that ...
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Blank screen while Ubuntu Boot on acer 4738z laptop

Hi i just install latest version of ubuntu on my test laptop before installing it on my main laptop.. my test laptop is acer aspiron 4738z. it run on Intel Pentium P6100, 2Ghz dual core with 3Gb ddr3 ...
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Trying to install Lubuntu on Windows XP but I need to define a root file system? [duplicate]

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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Enable Dolby 5.1 or at least subwoofer on Acer laptop?

I have Dolby Virtual Surround Sound 5.1 speakers with Tuba CineBass Subwoofer on Acer laptop (mine is 5951G but there is also bunch of models with similar configuration of speakers with/without ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Running Very Slowly on Acer Aspire E17

I am brand new to Linux and recently had a problem with Fedora24, trying to install NVIDIA drivers, the install failed and the OS became unbootable. I later installed Ubuntu, as I heard this is the ...
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Acer notbeook speakers occasionally make silent cackling noise when there is no output on 16.04

I have an Acer Aspire E5-773G running Ubuntu 16.04. Both the left and right speaker make sometimes pretty silent crackling noises. At first I perceived it as HDD sounds, but the HDD was not in use ...
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Installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTE on eMMC storage

I'm experiencing a problem installing ubuntu on my new laptop. It originally had windows 10 Home version, but I wiped out the disk (eMMC) and tried to install the Ubuntu. However, I believe the ...
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16.04 Acer E15 startup & shutdown crash

I've got a new laptop "Acer E15 E5-573G-5185" with an SSD instead of the default HDD and 16G RAM. The laptop freezes most of the time on shutdown/restart: I've to wait about 5 minutes before it ...
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Bluetooth not working properly. Not detecting devices

I'm a beginner with Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer Aspire E11, and I have an issue with my bluetooth. The thing is it's not finding other devices and other devices can't find it. I ran :...
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Installing NVIDIA GEFORCE 920 M on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS | Acer Aspire E Series

I Bought Acer Aspire E15 E5-573G-39G8 (NX.MVMSI.045) Notebook last month back which has the below graphic cards 2GB DDR3 NVIDIA 920M Intel Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics ( fallback i guess ) ...
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blank screen after upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 acer aspire v5 122p-0647

i recently ran into a issue with my acer aspire v5-122p-0647, I upgraded my ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04.. When i reboot the brand name of my netbooks producer is shown first. Aftwards the background is ...
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Controlling fan on Acer Aspire 5315 Using Ubuntu 16.04

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial and need to control my fan speed for my 32-bit Acer Aspire 5315 with 1 GB RAM. There are old directions for 64-bit here, and some for 32-bit here, but these all assume ...
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Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth 4.0 not working on Ubuntu 16.04

Acer Aspire E15 laptop (model number E5-573-54ZV) with Windows 10 and Bluetooth 4.0 adapter out of the box. While using Windows, I'm able to use the Bluetooth adapter. I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 in ...
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16.04 reboots 4 seconds after shutdown completes (Acer Aspire V5-571P)

Obviously I'd like to add comments on existing threads, but as a new user with 1 rep point, that's not going to happen for a bit. Basics: Acer Aspire V5-571P, Ubuntu 16.04 has started rebooting a ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 - Reboots instead of shutdown on Acer Aspire E 15

I have had this issue for a while, and have been looking up answers for days, but nothing has been working. I tried editing grub while with acpi=noirq and acpi=off (added behind quiet splash on one ...
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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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Acer wireless is not working

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer Travelmate 2300, and I can't enable wireless or use the wireless switch. Does anyone know how to turn on wifi on an Acer Travelmate 2300 using Ubuntu 12.04? This is the ...
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Wireless Broadcom BCM43228 on an Acer Aspire v5-571p does not work

My built in wireless card just isn't possible to switch on. I have run out of ideas to try to enable it or install the driver. When I run rfkill it shows no hard block and no soft block, I have been ...
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Can't change Display brightness “REAL TIME” on my Acer Aspire 5740 laptop

I am on an Acer (Aspire 5740) laptop and running Ubuntu 16.04LTS 64bit alongside Windows 10. I noticed that brightness control does not work real time when I try it in settings or with Fn+brightness ...
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My Touch pad is not working properly (keeps jumping to the recycle bin)

Hi guys i have been using Ubuntu on my desktop at work for a while now, but it seems like a really cool OS so i decided to install it on a Acer V5-572 Laptop. The only thing I need help is the touch ...
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Function keys change wrong backlight file on my Acer Aspire One

Whenever I press the function keys to change my laptop's screen brightness, it modifies the value stored in the file /sys/class/backlight/acer-wmi/brightness, but my screen stays the same. With a bit ...
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WiFi can not connect when laptop is a bit far from router ubuntu 14.04 LTS

so i installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS a while ago,every thing seems to be working perfectly except for the wifi,when i login to windows 10 the wifi connects instantly but when i log in to Ubuntu the wifi ...
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Ubuntu installation on Acer Aspire Cloudbook 11

Ubuntu installation on Acer Aspire Cloudbook 11 Installation required these steps: Download Ubuntu 14.04 ISO file from Ubuntu website. Create a “start-up disk” on a USB stick or SD card, 2GB+ (this ...
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Sound not working after installing Ubuntu

I just switched from Windows to Ubuntu and since then my sound doesn’t work. I have an Acer Aspire 5935g and I have tried everything the Internet has recommended. It seems to have the cards but I’...
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My Acer Aspire 7720z running on Ubuntu Mate screen stops working after some 2 min or so after logging in

So here is my problem I inserted a new HDD drive on my Acer Aspire were in it was installed Ubuntu Mate stable version already used on my other computer eMachines AND WORKING FINE It but after logging ...
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16.04 Installer Crash and “No Bootable Device” with Acer R11

The trouble in Installer Crash and "No Bootable Device" with Acer R11 is nearly identical except for the version and the fact that it has no cd drive - must use USB install. I can "try ...
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How to fix touchpad (synaptics) problem on acer aspire v 13? Sometimes cursor jumps like crazy

Sometimes cursor starts jump here and there (very quickly). Disabling and enabling touchpad helps but for short time. xubuntu 15.04, 3.19.0-30-generic "xinput list" shows that core pointer is ...
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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 out....
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Ubuntu 13.04: Problem with the Synaptics touchpad on a Acer Aspire One ZG5 (AOA110) not detected

i have a little problem with the touchpad on my netbook, the HDD is gone, so i installed Ubuntu on an USB key, but the touchpad, for some reason, isn't detected. I checked everything, the drivers are ...
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Can't resume from suspend on 16.04

The OS is working perfectly except that when I can't wake the system from suspend. The screen remains black and I need to do a hard restart. I get this error message: "Problem type: Kernel0ops ...
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Bluetooth adapter not found in Ubuntu 16.04

Since my upgrade to 16.04 the OS does not find the bluetooth-adapter anymore. The Laptop is an Acer Aspire V5-573G and all i can find about the bluetooth adapter is this: "Bluetooth Qualcomm Atheros ...
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Acer R3 131T laptop not sleeping

I recently purchased an Acer R3 131T. Ubuntu runs very well on it except sleeping. Whether I close the lid, press the power button or select to sleep the laptop from Unity, it does not go to sleep. ...
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No wireless on Ubuntu 15.10 in Acer Aspire E15 [duplicate]

We have Acer Aspire E15 computers running with Ubuntu 15.10 for students and I am preparing a course. I cannot access internet via wireless, only via ethernet. The wireless specifications are posted ...
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touch-pad not detected on Acer Aspire VN7-591g (Ubuntu 14.04)

I just bought Acer Aspire V15 Nitro (VN7-591g) with Windows 8.1. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and the touch-pad does not work! I even downgraded to 12.04, but the problem still remains. I guess that's a ...
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Touchpad not working acer aspire E5

I bought a new acer aspire E5-521 and installed ubuntu 14.04, but the touchpad doesn't work from the beginning. I already tried xserver-xorg-input-synaptics. It says a newer version is already ...
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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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FN keys are not working on Acer Aspire ES 15 in Ubuntu 16.04

I successfully installed Ubuntu in legacy mode on my Acer Aspire ES 15 and the only problem is that FN keys are not working properly for example brightness control is not working at all I searched ...
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After updating the software wireless drivers were lost

I have updated Ubuntu software on 14.04 which resulted in the loss of the wireless drivers from my laptop acer E5-573-32IT. I am new to Linux. Please help. on typing as below in the terminal ...
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16.04 LTS : just installed it and tried to install a wifi driver but it does not read it?

Here is the image of the additional drivers i see and this does not help me to see wifi. Please help me. I cab connect to the net with ethernet but otherwise i don't see any wifi
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Fresh Ubuntu 16.04 install hangs on reboot (i386 Server on Acer Travelmate laptop)

I've used an old Acer Travelmate 4000 laptop as my local server for ages with Ubuntu Desktop. This year, I installed 16.04 i386 Server Edition and couldn't be happier. The entire working set of Linux,...
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Acer Aspire ES1 311 freezes regularly on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10

I have upgraded the kernel to linux 4.2.5-040205-generic,this problem will not cease to bug me I am currently running my laptop on the nomodeset kernel parameter,and am not able to do anything ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Acer Cloudbook 11

First question, all: Based on this thread, I tried installing Kubuntu on an Acer Cloudbook 11: Ubuntu installation on Acer Aspire Cloudbook 11 However, the granularity of the instructions is quite ...
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After Upgrade from Xubuntu 15.10 to Xubuntu 16.04 Acer Nitro VN7-792G Cpu running to hot

I recently upgraded to xubuntu 16.04 and have noticed the CPU temperature reaching between 55-85 C although the CPU load is the same as before I upgraded. This is about 10-15 C higher than before the ...
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Wireless not working on 16.04 : Qualcomm Atheros AR2413/AR2414 Wireless adapter

I have Ubuntu 14.10 and Ubuntu 16.04 on my Acer Aspire 5110. Wireless connection in 14.10 works fine. In 16.04 no connection. With the same settings. Thanks for any help. Here are the results of ...
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No Wifi on Acer Aspire E5 573 on any Linux Platform

I dual booted my Laptop Acer Aspire E5-573 with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.10 and every since the first day I'm not able to use WiFi on any linux platform. I did everything I could have done still no ...