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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: FN-Brightness Key Stopped Working

Hello dear Ubuntu Community, After i installed some Ubuntu Updates on my PC,my FN-Key stopped working. (But i can still change it in the System settings. I tried many ways to fix it trough the ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 does not shut down on Acer Extensa 2509 notebook

Hello fellow Ubuntuers, I am currently running into a problem with my new Acer Extensa 2509 notebook. After installing Ubuntu 14.10 onto the hard drive, I was not able to shut down my live USB drive. ...
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Boot and Shutdown Issues on Aspire E 11 model E3-111-C0WA

I am new to Ubuntu and Linux and this was to be my learning project. I purchased an Aspire E11 model E3-111-C0WA (cheap and had 300GB hard drive) Used Linux Live USB Creator to create an install ...
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Hot keys brigtness issues with Ubuntu 14.10 in Acer Aspire 5755

I have a Acer Aspire 5755 with Intel video graphic, on Ubuntu 14.04, the combination Fn+←/→(Right/left) arrows can increase/decrease the brightness screen. Works fine on unity and with a ...
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Acer ASPIRE 4745, ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit

i installed ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer Aspire 4745 laptop. after installing ubuntu can not scroll using touch pad. how could i enable it? help me find solution please.
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I`ve got some problems with new Acer Aspire S3

I just got a new Acer Aspire S3 Laptop, and I've installed Ubuntu on it. Here is some problems: 1. Bluetooth (AR3012) can't find any devices. rfkill shows that everything is fine, but I still can't ...
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Acer Laptop Hangs at Ubuntu Installation

I have bought an acer aspire e11 es1-111m-c064. I've tried installing ubuntu 12.04 with a liveusb. I've managed to get through the installation first time. Restarted and it didnt boot in fact asked ...
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Wireless locking up

I have an acer aspire one with atheros wifi card running xubuntu 12.04 Frequently the wifi seems to lock up. The indicator light either stays on all the time or off all the time but it shows to be ...
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Problem after upgrading CPU on Acer Aspire 5720

I have an Acer Aspire 5720 with integrated Intel graphics and it is set up to dual boot Vista and ubuntu 14.04 LTS. From new the laptop came with an Intel T7300 2.00 Ghz CPU and 1 GB DDR2 RAM. A few ...
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Insallation Help - Input/Output Errors when Trying to Install

Well, I'm not very good at computers, but my Acer Windows 8.1 CPU has had it's partition or hard drive deleted. I tried resetting my computer with a windows boot usb, tried refreshing and I kept ...
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Wireless 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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How Do I install Ubuntu on a Dell laptop with no current operating system and on a Acer swift with windows 8 [duplicate]

Is there anyone who can provide with simple clear instructions on how to install Ubuntu on a relatively new dell laptop with no current operating system, it recently had it's hard drive completely ...
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Can't activate Bluetooth on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Acer Aspire 4830TG. I can't activate Bluetooth. I have no Icon in the top bar (the check box in the settings does nothing) and when I click activate in the settings ...
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How do I get the trackpad on my Acer C7 Chromebook to work in 14.04?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer C7 Chromebook via USB, and once it booted up I was unable to use my trackpad at all, not even during install. I have to use an external mouse.
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Wlan on Acer Aspire E11

I have just bought a Acer Aspire E11 Netbook. I have installed different Ubuntu Distros but on all Distros there is no WLan Client availbale. I have also installed Win 8.1 which connects via WLan ...
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Why can't I start Ubuntu on an Acer Aspire ES1-111M-C56A?

I just bought the 11,6 inches Acer Aspire ES1-111M-C56A (Intel Celeron N2840, 2,1GHz, 2GB RAM, 32GB eMMC, Intel HD Graphics, Win 8.1 with Bing) and I'm facing different problems when trying to install ...
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Acer Aspire 5315 Fan

I know you will say that this has been answered but . . . I am not a programmer. The only answers I find seem to be incomplete or too complicated to follow. I have loaded 12.04 onto this machine. ...
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Switchable Graphics not working on Acer 4820TG with Ubuntu 14.04

I am using an Acer Aspire TimelineX 4820TG notebook with Ubuntu 14.04. Everything is working well except the graphics and when I update my system. On a new 14.04 64bit installation, the default ...
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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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Upgraded to 14.10, brightness control quit working - Intel HD 4400

After upgrading, I can no longer control the brightness of my monitor with the function key + left/right. I followed the instructions here - http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2144815 - but it ...
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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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HDMI stops working with my new Acer aspire E3-112

I bourght a new Acer Aspire E3-112. I use external screens both at home and at work. After installing Ubuntu everyting worked. I used it at home and at work. The second day when I got home the ...
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2nd external monitor ubuntu14.04 acer aspire e1-571g

I've plugged in second external monitor to my laptop (so I've got 3 monitors in total). I've plugged one to HDMI, and other to vga port. The OS does see both monitors, but one of them is disabled in ...
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Reboot on power off

Whenever I try to powerdown my laptop from the menu or terminal it powers off. Then three seconds later it starts powering back on. How can I fix this? I have the acer aspire v5-571. ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Acer Aspire 3050 and it wouldn't recognize the wired network card or the wireless

I was able to get wireless card to work following instructions to look for the broadcom wireless card but it doesn't even see the wired network card. I put a Xircom PCMCIA ethernet card and it is ...
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Slow Ubuntu 14.04 and freezing applications. Why?

Yesterday I've installed a 64bit Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer AO722 because I wanted to change from my Win8. I can't imagine why but it runs slowly. I have to wait a lot for launching an app or just ...
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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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Troubleshooting audio for Acer Aspire E 17 (E5-771G-7868)

My system is Lubuntu 14.04.1 AMD64 Desktop: $ uname -a Linux polyphemus 3.13.0-37-generic #64-Ubuntu SMP Mon Sep 22 21:28:38 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules ...
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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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Brightness Problem

Hello there Linux user I am a new user and I don't know how to turn down my brightness of my laptop when I change it with the keys it show on the screen going down but the screen is not dimming I ...
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Acer Aspire 4820t brightness fn-keys skip steps

My acer adjusts brightness 3 steps at a time. I've used solutions from: Why does my Thinkpad brightness control skip steps? I've disabled the video driver from adjusting brightness: sudo sh -c 'echo ...
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How to fix touchscreen on my Acer c720p

I have an issue with the touchscreen of my Acer c270p (it's a Chromebook). The past two weeks, I was using chrome OS AND ubuntu thanks to crouton, but to save place, I decided to entirely remove ...
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Acer Aspire 5742 - Fn + F3 key does not work

I've just installed ubuntu after replacing the HDD on my laptop Acer Aspire 5742. I can't get the wireless to work. The Fn+F3 button does not turn on my wireless either. I've tried press fn+f3 once, ...
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Unity Freezing on ubuntu 14.04 (new install)?

So my problem is as follows. My laptop seems to freeze randomly - at least the video output to my screen is the one that gets stuck. I could be doing anything from browsing or watching movies and the ...
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how to adjust screen brightness in ubuntu 14.04?

I'm new to Ubuntu, I am unable to alter the screen brightness in my laptop, it is always 100%. Laptop is Acer Aspire 5740, Graphics/Chipset/VGA all are by Intel. The Laptop has a keyboard shortcut, ...
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Acer 3680 Ubuntu 14.04 No WIFI [duplicate]

lynda@lynda-Aspire-3680:~$ lspci -vnn | grep 14e4 0a:03.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4318 [AirForce One 54g] 802.11g Wireless LAN Controller [14e4:4318] (rev 02) ...
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hdmi makes screen black ubuntu 12.04

my HDMI port is connecting to the tv. But every time I press a button on the keyboard the screen on both the tv and the computer go black and have to restart my computer. things that might be ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 does not reboot or turn off

I have used a notebook with Ubuntu 14.04. However, since I installed version 14.04, whenever I ask the system to reboot or shutdown the system becomes locked showing the Ubuntu logo. The system is ...
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Broadcom driver not working after HDD install

Complete Newby here.....I download and copied the latest version to a USB stick. When it booted I went to sytems/software and it automatically found my broadcom network card and I could install the ...
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Acer Travelmate 2420 doesn't restart/shut down

Yesterday I install Lubuntu on an Acer Travelmate 2420. The systems it's good but it impossible to shut down or restart the pc. I tried all the online guide but the problem it's the same. The ...
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Acer e5-721 touchpad

Touchpad l and screen dimmer doesn't work on new Ubuntu 14.04 install. Fn f7 doesn't do anything. And dimmer doesn't do anything.
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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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Wifi disabled, no hardware switch available, rfkill list reads “Hard Blocked” anyway on an Acer Aspire One

Somehow, my nephew (who destroys everything he touches) has managed to disable the wifi on his Acer Aspire One series netbook (Model #ZG5). It's running 14.04 LTS (32-bit). rfkill list indicates ...
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installation on acer aspire1571

ubuntu is not being installed on my computer.my config is i3 processor,2gb ram,acer aspire1571,it is DOS operating system, they gave me with windows installed.please help me i love using ubuntu
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Sound lag on Xubuntu

I am having some problems with the audio on my computer, it sounds laggie playing anything (YouTube, VLC, gmusicbrowser), Music or Video. Drivers: PCI Devices Host bridge Intel Corporation System ...
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Acer Aspire V5-131 hard disk clicking

I bought a machine Acer Aspire v5-131 Intel Celeron 1017U. Everything is working great, found quickly how to fix not working brightness regulation. But was unable to solve hard disk clicking problem ...
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Tried to install Ubuntu, now computer won't boot, HELP! [duplicate]

I have a new Acer Aspire S7. I tried to install Ubuntu, alongside with Windows 8, but i messed up in the middle, and now i can't even run Windows 8. I'm desperated, when i turn the computer on, it ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Intel Ethernet & Wireless need drivers

Neither wireless or ethernet is working on my Acer TravelMate p645-MG Ubuntu 12.04 laptop. I'm currently using a USB Wifi dongle, but I would like to get the drivers working. I found this post: Intel ...
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How to adjust Screen brightness of Acer Aspire 573z?

I have tried many thing given on internet and also on Ubuntu but nothing works.