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Can't use webcam on laptop

I am using Acer Aspire 5734Z-4725 model with ubuntu 14.04. The problem is I can't use the webcam. I use Cheese to test the webcam and it said "No device found". I am new to ubuntu so a details ...
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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 9300 Laptop - No Wifi with Ubuntu

I tried installing Ubuntu 14.04 64 and 32 bit versions on my laptop with no luck. I then got an older version of Ubuntu 11.04 and got things up and running. All seemed to work except my wifi. I ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on an Acer C720 Chromebook. Get a message that says “Not enough memory to load specified image”

I've been following this wiki to install Ubuntu on my Chromebook, and I am pretty sure everything went fine except when I try to install Ubuntu, it says "not enough memory to load specified image". To ...
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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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Shut down acts as restart?

I've installed Ubuntu (almost all latest versions), when my Acer Aspire V5-471 is want to shutdown from Ubuntu, it acts as restart/reboot. Refer to edit 2 for releases tried and edit 1 for tried ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14 on my Acer Aspire 4755G can't seem to install drivers. Help? [on hold]

So I bought a (relatively) new Acer Aspire 4755G. It didn't come preloaded with a OS so I thought it would be the best time to try out Linux. So I installed the latest Ubuntu and gave it a go. ...
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ACER 5732Z Laptop [ubuntu 14.04 OS] does not suspend, when I close the lid

Can anyone help me? I use ACER 5732Z Laptop with ubuntu 14.04 OS, I would like enable suspend option when I close lid. I went to system setting>Power> and choose when the lid is closed suspend. But it ...
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i make my usb bootable of ubuntu but it is not working on acer 4738z

i am in serious problem. i have acer aspire 4738z. i am willing to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 on it and for that i made my usb bootable through the software which is mentioned in Ubuntu guide but it is ...
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How to fix Acer Aspire 4736z back light brightness control in Ubuntu 13.04?

A simple way to fix Acer Aspire 4736z back light brightness control problem using hot keys (Fn + Brightness +-)
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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 to control Brightness

I didn't install anything myself, but only Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on an Acer 4741g. I use Fn+left/right to change the brightness, but failed. How can I control the brightness levels?
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Acer aspire 6930g

I have problem with ubuntu 14.04 64 bit version. I've instaled this system on my computer and relesed that my tuba speaker is not working. Can some one can tell how to fix this problem??
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Error Installing Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot with Windows 7 Ultimate on Acer Aspire One Laptop

I tried installing Ubuntu via Wubi.exe on my laptop but could not boot to Ubuntu. Instead I get these errors below (see images): No Wubildr GNU GRUB What went wrong ? please see there are ...
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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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primary screen blank if external monitor already connected on start up

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer Iconia W700. When I boot and afterwards plug in an external monitor everything works. However, if the monitor is already connected during boot, the screen of ...
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Acer TravelMate P645-MG 3G modem dosen't recoginized

I got a new laptop Acer TravelMate P-645-MG with builtin 3G card. I can see the modem in the dmesg [ 5.550759] usb 2-5: new high-speed USB device number 6 using xhci_hcd [ 5.569075] usb 2-5: ...
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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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Brightness control problem on acer aspire V5

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on new Acer Aspire V5. There is no other OS installed. I can not control the brightness of the screen using Fn+left and Fn+right keys. I tried to change brightness from ...
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UEFI: Catch-22 on a acer aspire v5-531

I was trying to install Ubuntu 14 (64-bit) on a Aspire V5-531, preinstalled Win 8. In the bios I can flag: boot mode UEFI, secure boot DISABLE in this case the neither installation USB card nor cd ...
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Acer Aspire V5-431 Webcam not working with Ubuntu 14.04

I have an Acer Aspire V5-431 with Ubuntu 14.04 (amd64) (before it has Windows 7 Home Basic x64), and everything works except the webcam. I searched the additional drivers but Ubuntu can't find it, I ...
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Fan keeps turning on/off everytime I use a browser on Acer Aspire with Ubuntu 14.04

Well I think the title is specific enough. Some notes of what I already tried to do: Installed lm-sensors and added coretemp to modprobe.d Installed tlp Nothing of this seemed to work. I also ...
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Battery charge indicator malfunctioning on Acer netbook (14.04 LTS, 32-bit)

My nephew has an Acer Aspire One series netbook, model ZG5. So it's old hardware. I replaced Windows XP with 32-bit 14.04 LTS and it runs quite admirably. The one bug we've found, though, is that ...
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How do I add to “system software sources”?

While trying to install fluendo on my Acer C720 running 12.04, I was told to add this to my system software sources: deb ...
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acer c720 chrubuntu 14.04- touchpad does not work

After August update, my touchpad is non existent on Ubuntu. It works on Chrome but not on Ubuntu. The mouse will work on Ubuntu. Did anyone solve this problem? I found similar questions (but not ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 HDMI stripes on screen during mouse movement

i've installed ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on Acer 5738Z laptop with radeon mobility 4500 series. I got issue with external screen (EIZO FS2331), it's connected to laptop througth HDMI. When i use computer ...
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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.
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Bluetooth on Acer Aspire E1-572G under Ubuntu 14.04: no device found

I am quite new to Ubuntu so I was surfing on this forum but didn't find a real answer to my question, which is: When Bluetooth is on and I try to pair any device, the search doesn't list any result ...
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Steam (Dota) AMD - Cannot launch glGetError

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer Aspire V today, downloaded and installed Steam / Dota 2 and when I try to launch Dota I get an error stating, Could not find required OpenGL entry point ...
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Custom bootable iso [duplicate]

Okay, I've been having a LOT of issues breaking my OS (I'm very new to Ubuntu) when it comes to installing drivers, updates, etc. I'm running UbuntuGNOME 14.04.1 on an Acer Aspire 7750G with AMD ...
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installing ubuntu onto a netbook and a pc

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 onto an acer aspire one happy using a bootable usb stick and it works. So I tried to install using the same medium onto my Pc and acer aspire M1800 but I get a ...
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Today's update (8/15/2014) for 14.04 disabled my touchpad on Acer c720 laptop

As the title says, Today I updated Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop which is Acer c720 and then the touch pad stopped working after restart. Does anybody know what steps I should take to resolve this? Thanks ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Win 8 Tablet - Acer Iconia w3

I am Trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Win 8 Tablet, Acer Iconia w3. I have tried to boot from USB and DVD via USB drive. Any help would be appreciated. I am looking to wipe Windows 8 completely ...
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Acer Wireless Network not working

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 64 Bit desktop version in acer AspireE1-470. Everything work great except Wireless and touch pad. When i run additional driver there nothing to activate and when i run "rfkill ...
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problems with mouse, mind of its own

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with an Acer Aspire MC605 and the cursor often jumps to the right on its own, freezes or zips around. It's happened with different mouses (USB & regular cable), when I'm ...
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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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Keyboard freezes / stuck if a key pressed repeatedly

I use Acer 4530. This problem has happened long since Ubuntu 10.10 and now that I use 11.04 dual booted with Linux Mint 10. Everytime I press one key repeatedly, like when I read a long article in a ...
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Computer running very slowly under 13.04

After having some bouts with windows 8 I decided to throw it out and run Ubuntu as the main operating system. Currently I am having some problems with performance: Even when running the simplest ...
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How to disable fast boot setting?

I have an Acer aspire V3-571 running Windows 8.1. I want to give Ubuntu a go. I started looking at a few dual boot guides and tried disabling fast boot and switching to legacy BIOS. When looking for ...
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System in Low Graphics Mode how to delete /dev/sda7?

So this morning I turned on my Acer C710 running ChrUbuntu 12.04.4 LTS (I like this version better than the newer updated ones.) and the screen says that "The system is running in low graphics mode". ...
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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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how do I enable AMD Turbo Core the cpu on my acer aspire 7560?

I have an acer aspire 7560 that on windows supported (through acer proprietary software) boosting the cpu from 1.9ghz to up to 2.5ghz for long periods of time so long as there was adequate cooling. On ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on Acer 5920g: impossible activate hardware acceleration with geforce gt 8600m

I'm trying to install ubuntu on Acer 5920g, but it's extremely slow, sice the video card gt 8600m have no hardware acceleration. I tried to install several versions of proprietary driver from ...
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touchpad is not detected in ubuntu 14.04 on acer aspire one AO756

Install ubuntu 14.04 and I can not find the touchpad, use the terminal xinput list order, and note that does not detect it, I have looked everywhere to solve it, but several pages say that if the ...
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12.04 boots to blackscreen on Acer Aspire One 751h

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04, but when i'm trying to boot desktop in normal mode screen turns black, just black (like turned off), but when I'm trying to boot in secure mode top half of screen start ...
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Install on Acer Aspire 4752

I am at my wits end with this computer. I bought and Acer Aspire 4752 with a fully loaded version of Windows 7 on it. I prefer Ubuntu so I began to install 14.04 from USB. Got the error: [Errno 5] ...
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Why does my Acer 4310 run so slowly with Ubuntu 12.04 when it was lightening fast with Ubuntu 10.?

Since I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer 4310 laptop I have noticed that the system freezes on occasions and the screen showing the program I am running shows a grey colour. I have done a clean ...
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Fans acting up after installation on Acer Aspire V3-571G

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 and it seems my fan is working harder and kind of revs up every thirty second or so. It came with windows 8 pre-installed and when I ran windows it didn't get nearly as ...
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Data recovery is it possible: Ubuntu Chrome OS Acer 710

I know it is tricky and only a bunch of people out there with Acer chrome book c710 running Ubuntu. Following is the situation. I installed Ubuntu LTS 12.04 on Acer Chromebook. Fantastic!. I stored ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 (32bit) on acer aspire one

Has anyone ever tried Ubuntu (32bit) on an acer aspire one d255 2dqkk with 1GB of Ram or 2GB? At the moment I have 1GB installed and I would like to add 1GB more.