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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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Installer Crash and “No Bootable Device” with Acer R11

On the Acer Aspire R11 I tried running Ubuntu from the USB, it was awesome!! Touch features and a fully powered laptop !! But when I wanted to install Ubuntu (I had downloaded 14.04.3) the problems ...
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Can't login after update from 15.10 to 16.04

I have Acer Aspire VN7-572G-573E with Ubuntu and Windows 10 as dual boot. I upgraded to 16.04 with the automatic upgrade tool when it asked me if I wanted to do so. I upgraded, and after reboot, I ...
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Problem with Acer Aspire D255E getting on web

My Acer Aspire D255E logs onto my home lan, but when I run Firefox I get: Firefox can't find the server at start.ubuntu.com. My network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11bgn ...
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Wifi is not working on an Acer-Aspire E 15 (Ubuntu 16.04, Kernel: 4.4.0-21-generic)

I can't get the WiFi working on my new Acer-Aspire E15. It's only running Ubuntu 16.04, Kernel: 4.4.0-21-generic with no dual-boot. lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Host ...
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Laptop freezes during install of Ubuntu 15.10 from usb

I'm trying to install 64bit Ubuntu 15.10 from a usb on this laptop: ACER Aspire One Cloudbook 14" (A01-431-C2Q8) Intel® Celeron™ Processor N3050 (integrated Intel graphics with shared memory) Memory: ...
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How well does ubuntu work with emmc storage? In terms of read/write count

I have a Acer Iconia W4 820 Windows 8.1 tablet with 64 bit Atom z3740, but the Windows is 32 bit. For some time I will have to use Ubuntu on it. So, I wanted to ask: How well is Ubuntu with respect to ...
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Acer 3810T boot fails with ubuntu 16.04

After installing ubuntu on my Aspire laptop, boot fails consistently with the message Failed to set MokListRT - Invalid Parameter. I have tried various options, but always with the same result. Any ...
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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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Ubuntu LiveUSB boot options not working

I am using Rufus to create Ubuntu LiveUSB stick. Laptop is an Acer Aspire R11. I had 12.04 available. I downloaded 14.04, and I am in the process of downloading 16.04. On my first try I got the ...
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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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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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Acer ES1-311 no fan control, fan stops completely after resume

Setup: Acer ES1-311 brand new, latest BIOS V1.11 Tested: Ubuntu 14.04 x64, Xubuntu 16.04 x64 Current kernel: 4.4.0-16-generic Issue: The fan just runs, there is no temperature or load based ...
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acer aspire 9300 bluetooth adapter not present

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 on an acer aspire 9300-5349 everything seems to be working fine except I have no blue tooth adapters I tried a few things from other posts with no luck. I tried this dmesg | ...
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no booting device after installing Ubuntu

I have recently bought Acer Aspire E5-573G-57HR and decided to install Ubuntu instead of completing the installation of the preinstalled linpux linux. However, after succesfully completing the ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Acer V-3-574G

I just bought myself a Acer V3-574G with core i7 and Nvidia Geforce 940m 2gb vga with 12gb Ram with factory installed Win-10. I am having problem installing any linux distro on it even after I ...
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Acer Aspire One AO756 on Mint: fan running almost always [migrated]

I have an Acer Aspire One 756, and just upgraded it to 8GB and an SSD hard drive. I installed GNU/Linux Mint 17.3 on it and the fan is running constantly, which is quite annoying. This wasnt the case ...
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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 not dual boot windows 10 and ubuntu 15.10 on uefi machine acer aspire v3-371

I own a acer aspire v3-371 with a fresh installed windows 10 version. In the bios settings I enabled the uefi mode with the secure boot disabled. In windows I disabled the hibernate and fast boot ...
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Trouble with Installation on Acer Aspire One Cloudbook 14. “Kernel panic - not syncing: IO-APIC + timer doesn't work”

I recently bought a new laptop (Acer Aspire One Cloudbook 14) and wanted to install Ubuntu (14.04.3) on it. I put it on a USB following this guide: ...
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Wifi connection problem acer aspire E5-573-587Q

I have bought a acer Aspire laptop. I have installed Ubuntu. I am unable to connect to internet . There are no WiFi signal available in laptop. The output of iwconfig: eth0 no wireless extensions lo ...
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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 ...
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Nvidia driver Ubuntu black screen

I have a something to ask. I have an Acer Aspire 5520 , and I try to install nvidia driver on it but I get a black screen after login.I have fixed it by using ctrl+alt+f1 and sudo apt-get remove ...
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Clean Install to “upgrade” from 14.04 to 16.04 on Acer (AMD), and going back?

I wish to perform a clean install of 16.04 on my Acer Aspire laptop, which is currently running 14.04 LTS 64-bit. How do I go about this? Also, can I go back to Trusty Tahr if I don't like Xenial ...
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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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Installing Ubuntu 14.04.4 on a Acer TravelMate B116-M results in black screen

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.4 on a Acer TravelMate B116-M-C7T3 N3050 notebook. I do not have another OS on this computer, only Ubuntu. I downloaded the ISO file ubuntu-14.04.4-desktop-i386.iso ...
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Notebook trackpad doesn't work on Ubuntu 15.10

I have an Acer Aspire E 14, running Ubuntu 15.10 and my trackpad doesn’t respond. I tried disabling and enabling it through the keyboard shortcut (Fn+F7 on my computer), but that doesn’t seem to be ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on Aspire One very low auqlity sound

I have a fresh installation of 14.04.4 on my old Aspire One (A0751h). Sound works but the quality is low. A restart of pulseaudio doesn't help
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Clicking noise from acer r3 131t

Why is there a subtle clicking coming from my laptop? I have a Acer r3 131t c1yf (32gb HD, 2gb RAM) Windows 10 (dual boot) is very silent. Is this the memory or the hard drive? CPU? Some type of ...
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Live USB installation hanging on startup - Vivid, Acer Aspire V

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 15.04 and it keeps hanging at the point where it says Starting Wait for Plymouth boot screen to Quit I've tried two different iso downloads (md5 is correct) and two ...
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Sound and Video issues on Chromebook

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Chromebook Acer C720. I am running into issues playing YouTube videos, as well as playing any sound. Commands haven't worked for the sound, and I have no clue how ...
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How do I add a partition (specifically swap) to my raid0 laptop setup?

EDIT: yes, gparted was the (in hindsight obvious) answer I foolishly didn't create swap space when I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows on my Acer laptop with 2 SSDs preconfigured as raid0. Now I ...
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Acer Aspire V3-572G laptop freezes in the first screen after routine Ubuntu update

I have an Acer Aspire V3-572G. I run Ubuntu 15.10. Yesterday I installed some updates. As requested, I rebooted the computer and it froze at the very first screen with the Acer logo. I switched it off ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 freeze on Acer E11/Bay Trail CPU

I went ahead and upgraded from Mint 17.2 to Ubuntu 15.10 on my Acer ES1-511-P1T9 with Bay Trail n3530 CPU and so far am having amazing performance over Mint 17.2 (almost 70-80% performance increase) ...
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Can't access Windows 10 after creating manual partitions and installing Ubuntu 15.10 Dual Boot

I know that this question has been asked several times before, but I have not yet discovered a solution that works. If I explain step-by-step what happened, perhaps someone might be able to suggest a ...
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dual booting in acer aspire e15

I try to install windows 8.1 and edubuntu 14.04 in acer aspire e15 . fist disable fast boot and secure boot . but I can not load ubuntu .loading only windows . using boot repair no change I can ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not connecting to wifi or ethernet

For the last week I have not been able to connect to any internet what so ever. I can see all of the wifi connections, and it tries to connect but doesn't go through. Same with ethernet. I have a four ...
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Touchpad and wireless adapter not recoginsed Acer Aspire V3-372-53UE

I have installed the offical Ubuntu 14.04 OS. After booting I have realized that my touchpad and wifi are not working. I connected usb mouse and usb wifi adapter and they are both working so I think I ...
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Getting Wifi to Work on my Acer Laptop

I have Windows installed on my Acer Laptop and recently installed Ubuntu (using their installer for Windows) so there are now 2 OS's installed. Ubuntu was unable to connect to the Wifi, so I can only ...
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Ubuntu on Acer Aspire R3 -131T

Has anyone installed the latest Ubuntu or Kubuntu on an Acer Aspire R3-131T. It is a low end 2 in 1 PC Tablet currently running the Windows 8.1 os with a 20 gig solid state drive and it has that UEFI ...
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Fan always on even during idle

I have the same problem as described in Fan is always on, CPU usage is rather low and can't find the fan or thermal_zone proc files, but none of the solutions there worked for me. My fan runs at ...
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Dual boot ubuntu (alongside with Win 10) not recognized in laptop

there are a lot of questions about dual booting Ubuntu, but I didn't find one with quite a similar problem to mine. My laptop is Acer Aspire V3-372 (it's 64 bit). I installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS ...
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Acer E5-574G Laptop touchpad not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 (64Bit) in my Laptop Acer Aspire E 15 E5-574G. Unfortunately, touchpad is not working. I searched for a good resource in the internet, but i couldn't find it. If some has ...
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middle mouse button acer aspire vn7

My acer aspire v15 nitro comes with a touchpad. Unfortunately there is no middle-mouse button. Some internet forums talk about pushing the upper right corner for a middle mouse click but that does ...
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0.003006 ACPI: Unable to load the system description tables Acer F5-571

I have been trying to install Ubuntu on my Acer F5-571 with no success!.. when trying to install in UEFI mode i get a black screen when i select any option and when in legacy mode i get 0.003006 ACPI: ...
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The Suspend is Killing Me (14.0.3, 15.10, Elementary Freya) Acer Aspire E11

Briefly I can't get this machine to suspend. Details and troubleshooting steps follow: I bought a brand new Acer Aspire E11 ...
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ath10k_pci constant errors

I just installed Ubuntu on my laptop as a dualboot next to Windows (Acer Aspire VN7-572G-573E) And things are working fine apart from little audio stuttering I get time to time. But, when I pressed ...
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Couldn't enable Wi-Fi and touchpad is not being detected in Acer Aspire E5-511

Couldn't enable Wi-Fi, and touchpad is not being detected in Acer Aspire E5-511 I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 OS yesterday. Yesterday it was working fine, I installed java, eclipse with android sdk. ...
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How to copy linpus Linux drivers and add/replace in ubuntu [closed]

I bought acer laptop with linpus Linux. Everything works in linpus smoothly but in Ubuntu i am facing several problems like : Touchpad not working, wireless devices not working, poor battery life etc. ...
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installing ubuntu on acer failed

I have used pendirvelinux (http://www.pendrivelinux.com/) to install ubunto on another computer, but when I boot the computer this pops up: 'default boot device missing or boot failed. Insert ...