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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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Trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on Acer Aspire V3-772G

I just bought a new laptop. Since Win8 is crap, I want to dualboot Win7 and Ubuntu, like I do on my Desktop. I managed to get Win7 installed (had to change boot from UEFI to Legacy and convert the GPT ...
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Lubuntu Fan control acer aspire ao751h [duplicate]

I'm a complete newbie at this. Decided to make my acer aspire one useful again by installing linux. I installed Lubuntu 13.10 after trying out other distros and it works great. The one problem I can't ...
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Can't get wireless to work on an Acer Aspire 4310.. older answers didn't work

I am having trouble with the wireless card on my mom's acer aspire 4310.. I got her to use linux on her old toshiba and she wants it on this Acer too but I'm having trouble getting the wireless to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Acer Aspire v3-571-6821 wireless on and off

I have an Acer Aspire V3-571-6821 on which I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. After the installation, I have not been able to have my wireless connection working more that 10 minutes. It gets disconnected ...
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How to disable the LEDs is my laptop?

I have an acer aspire S3 and Ubuntu runs fine on it. However the leds are always on (charging etc.) Any way to permanently disable them?
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Acer Aspire-R7 WiFi

Will Ubuntu ever support the Acer Aspire-R7? It uses a custom Broadcom chipset. I even tried using an external USB 'EnGenius Wireless N', but the driver crashes. I give up at this point. I don't have ...
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Acer Aspire Z5101 Realtek Network Card Not connecting after resuming from suspend mode [duplicate]

I have a problem with my realtek network card not connecting after resuming from suspend mode. Ubuntu 13.10 Realtek network card using the r8712u driver on an Acer Aspire all in one z5101, any help ...
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Booting Error on Acer Aspire V572P-6858 [duplicate]

Acer Aspire 572P-6858 I attempted to install Ubuntu 12.04 but have been having issues. I installed using the WUBI installer for Windows. When I attempt to boot into Ubuntu I receive the following ...
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Cant connect to TV with VGA cable. Acer Aspire 4520, 12.04LTS

When I connect my TV to my laptop with a VGA cable it does not detect an input. Here is some info but not sure what it means mark@mark-Aspire-4520:~$ xrandr xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for ...
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Screen doesn't reactivate on acer aspire v5-123

I recently installed ubuntu on my new Acer Aspire v5-123 laptop, after using it with great satisfaction for years on two other laptops. First I got the more common problem of the display manager not ...
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Acer Aspire 4810TZ Overheat problem

My notebook Acer Aspire 4810TZ is overheating on Ubuntu 13.10 (64bit). I use just Google Chrome or Firefox and small aps like empathy or skype... My machine has integrated Intel graphic card and ...
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Acer Aspire One 725 Lubuntu Fn + Up\Down keys do not change the sound level

I've got a little trouble, which is, as I think, specific only to Acer Aspire series netbooks. I've installed Lubuntu 13.10 on my Acer Aspire One 725 and updated software. At first I had a problem ...
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What should i do if my computer can't run ubuntu

I downloaded both 12.04LTS and 13.04 and installed it on my computer,an acer aspire 3005wlci, but when the computer starts up it fails to boot. What should I do for it. Any suggestion is a good one. ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 from Linuxmint on UEFI Acer Aspire V5-123-12104G50nss

I would like to install Ubuntu on an Acer Aspire V5-123-12104G50nss, but both UEFI and Legacy mode fails, and the notebook freezes during boot. I thought fglrx causes the problem, but i have the same ...
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Secure Boot and EUFI?

Is EUFI and Secure Boot supported for Ubuntu? I am trying to dual boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu and would like to know if I need to change EUFI and Secure Boot or if I can leave it on.
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Ubuntu 12.10 Acer Aspire S7 fatal error bluetooth

Hello Ubuntu Forum Friends I have a problem with my new ultrabook (Acer Aspire S7) after installing ubuntu 12.10 everything works great , except the bluetooth driver for my wireless (acer) mouse. ...
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Flickering screen after wubi installing Ubuntu 12.04.3 on Acer Aspire 5000

So I installed wubi - ran it - it seemed okay. Then a minute after seeing the Ubuntu logo and "preparing to run Ubuntu for the first time" it showed me a few errors, then screen kept flickering ...
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Ever had issues installing on Acer Aspire 5000?

Keep in mind, I'm a complete newb who has never installed before. My computer is a standard Acer Aspire 5000 (from 2006) and was wondering if anybody else has done this install and can tell me if ...
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Ubuntu disk does not boot in UEFI mode

The notebook (aspire v3 windows 8) doesn't even start in Uefi Mode. DVD drive is on top of the boot list. But Secure boot is deactivated. What could be the reason? I'm sorry that I did not explain ...
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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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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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Disk usage analyser does not display correct disk size (using multiple mount points)

I'm running ubuntu 13.04 on an acer aspire S3, and everything is going pretty smoothly. However, one thing that I did notice was an error in disk usage analyser I have the Caching SSD that was used ...
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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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Acer Aspire V5-121 with ubuntu 12.04, sudo halt does not work

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on Acer Aspire V5-121. I am able to shut down the computer through graphical user interface. But commands like "sudo halt" and "sudo shutdown -now" do not work. They ...
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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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Acer Aspire 5252 - HDMI Not Working

Good Day, I have a burning question that after many months of searching and trying which lead to no success, in fact I had to switch back to Windows (I hate myself) because of this problem. When I ...
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Ubuntu installing problem (Aspire 3690) (13.04)

Every time I try to install Ubuntu 13.04 it freezes like this: After nomodeset it just hangs after the selection. What to do? It also freezes after choosing to install updates and installing ...
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resolved - Unable to run Live CD Ubuntu 13:04 on Acer Aspire M5 481T 6417. Is there any video driver incompatibility?

I made the purchase of this notebook with the thought of installing Ubuntu. However, it was not successful in my attempts. I've done searches on google and other forums that discuss Ubuntu. Found that ...
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Aspire Acer V3-571G-9686: Wireless Issues

I've had the computer for around 4 months, so it's still relatively new. The core of the issue is that every so often I'll be booted off my wireless. Sometimes the wireless continues to say connected ...
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why won't nti iso boot on aspire 7741z-4643, says didn't load dvd driver and shows A:?

any version of ubuntu downloaded and burned to a dvd, nit iso won't boot, on aspire 7741z-4643, set to boot in bios, starts to boot, pc dos etc., fails to load dvd driver, stops at A:
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Ubuntu 12.10 freezes at reboot

I just moved from Windows 7 to Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Acer Aspire E1-471G laptop, the hardware is listed below: CPU: Ivy Bridge i3-3110M Graphics: NVIDIA GT 630M & Intel HD4000 ...
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How to replace Xorg with Xvesa as default on 12.04.1?

I have an old ACER Aspire 1360 (with an AMD and VIA Technologies graphic card) - when I use "Parted Magic" and boot with the Xvesa option everything works perfect. On the HD I have a clone of a ...
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Can not install on Acer Aspire timelineX 4820TG

I can not install Ubuntu 13.04 on my Acer Aspire timelineX 4820TG. It shows an error about the Graphic card and it will not go to anywhere else..
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Problem with wifi in acer aspire v3-551

I have a problem with my notebook acer aspire v3-551. It works with Ubuntu 13.04. The problem is that wifi connection always falling down. It goes randomly. enter link description here - here you can ...
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Webcam appears black in Skype, Acer Aspire V3-571G

My webcam functions normally on Flash, Cheese, etc. However in Skype, it appears black. My laptop is Acer Aspire V3-571G. Anyone know how to fix it?
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brightness settings not ajustable

I gave it a search and found this for version 11.04 on an acer aspire; sudo gedit /etc/default/grub Edit two lines to read as follows: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash ...
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Acer Aspire 7730G Sound 2.1

After installing Ubuntu I have sound only from the right speaker + subwoofer There is a chance to fix it?
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Ubuntu 13.04 boots oddly?

By default, Ubuntu 13.04 is supposed to boot graphically, correct? My Ubuntu install boots up half graphical and half verbosely. Also, I have to reboot twice in order to boot, meaning I press the ...
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Minecraft problems, not able to run on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I know this is a very commonly asked question, but I'm completely at loss. I'm trying to get Minecraft to run on my PC. I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit on an ACER Aspire 5515. I've ran Minecraft on it ...
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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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Help Adjusting Britness on Acer Aspire M5-581T-6807 Via the Function keys

I have opened terminal and tried the following commands. sudo nano /etc/default/grub I entered my password. Found GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" and change it to say ...
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Installer (LiveUSB Ubuntu 12.10 ) don't detect windows 8 preinstalled Acer Aspire V3-571G-9686 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a Acer Aspire V3-571G-9686, this but I've not been able to do it. Becuase the installer do not detect any operative systems previously installed (in my case Windows 8) ...
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How use “Color” and ICC profiles to calibrate screen?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in an Aspire 5250-BZ699, and I would like to calibrate the screen - but I don't' know how to use "Color" and how to apply the ICC profiles. Is there a tutorial to do ...
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Help me please, install problems on ACER aspire 5515

So, I have an ACER Aspire 5515 with Windows 7 Ultimate installed. I have an AMD Athlon(tm) Processor 2650e 1.60 GHz processor. 1 GB RAM, with a 160 GB HDD. So here's what I did: I parititioned my ...
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How to install ubuntu on acer Aspire S3 use USB stick? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? How to install ubuntu12.04 on acer Aspire S3 use USB stick? I can't see any thing, screen is ...
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Does Wubi work on Aspire One with Windows 8 pre-installed?

I bought an Aspire One 725 pre-loaded with Windows 8 (I didn't know what I was getting into). I am a novice when it comes to installing operating systems, so I would like to use a Windows installer so ...
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Freeze During a Restart on ASPIRE 4751Z [closed]

I notice this happen every time with my ACER ASPIRE 4751Z. Whenever I reboot from Ubuntu, the boot up freezes during "BIOS load". That means, the boot up menu isn't shown yet. I also have Windows XP ...
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How do I prevent my screen from freezing after booting successfully on Acer Aspire 5520G laptop? [closed]

I own an Acer Aspire 5520G and just installed Ubuntu 12.10 alongside Win7 Ultimate. Both are 32bit. I am able to boot into either via GRUB. However, I am facing two problems: The computer often ...
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Mousepad Unresponsive on re-enabling with toggle key

The mouse pad does not respond when re-enabled using the toggle keys on Acer Aspire 5738ZG. It responds when restarted from suspend though!