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Broadcom card-reader BCM57765/BCM57785 doesn't work on ubuntu `12.04 LTS

I'm having a hard time with this one. I have an ACER ASPIRE ONE 756 and installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it. Everything works (with a little tweaking here and there), but unfortunately the build-in ...
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Wifi not working on Acer Aspire One D270 (Broadcom BCM4313 wifi adapter)

brand new baby linux user here, never used Ubuntu or any other linux OS before, so be gentle and use short words! I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my new Acer Aspire One D270-F61C/KF netbook (it's a ...
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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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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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Atheros AR9485 12.04 wifi problem not solved by hwcrypt

Following a routine update to Ubuntu 12.04, my wireless no longer works - it is constantly seeking a connection but not accepting my password. This has been documented elsewhere, with a fix involving ...
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How do I install ubuntu on an Acer Aspire 10?

How do I install ubuntu on an Acer Aspire 10 which has windows 8.1 at the moment. The drive is unbootable in my bios, and I really need a working operating system.
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Cannot play media on Acer Aspire One AO751h

I am having problems with playing media on my Acer Aspire One AO751h on Linux. All media is laggy and jumpy, even MP3s and XVid-encoded video. I know that the laptop IS capable of at least playing ...
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aod255 netbook wireless connection legitimation problem

Following problem: I tried to install ubuntu 14.04 lts on an Acer Aspire One D255 because the pre-installed windows 7 starter was running annoyingly slow. ubuntu is way faster, but now I got a new ...
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Acer Aspire One 725

I recently got an Acer Aspire One 725 and I want to install Ubuntu on it. I tried Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit and 64-bit, but I got a lot of errors, and it is running a little slowly. Has anyone tried to ...
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elf header smaller than expected

I have an aspire one laptop with Ubuntu on it (installed by a friend). It worked fine and I loved it! One day I tried to boot my laptop and the message on the screen was: Elf header smaller than ...
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Graphics Problem with cedarview and log-in screen

I've recently encountered problems with my netbook when I dabbled with the graphics driver. I recently tried to install the "Cedar Trail in DKMS Format" through Additional Drivers in system settings ...
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Acer Aspire One 725 unstable WiFi connection

I installed 12.10 on an Acer Aspire One 725. There were intermittent problems with the WiFi disconnecting and connecting again and again. I thought this might be an issue with 12.10. So I installed ...
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12.10 on Acer Apsire One D255

Has anyone successfully run 12.10 on an Acer aspire one D255 (I have upgraded to 2GB ram)? 12.10 kept crashing after 2 to 5 minutes on mine, so I reloaded 12.04 which works great.
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How to enable plymouth bootscreen animation?

My netbook, running Lucid, can't display bootscreen animation. I want to know how to enable it. My netbook is Acer Aspire One D260. Intel Atom N450, 1GB RAM and GMA 3150. I know a tool called rcconf ...
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Installing mesa-utils messes up video driver info

After I installed mesa-utils in order to get rid of the "Unknown Driver" message (see here) I got contradicting info about which driver is actually being used. "System Settings" says: Gallium 0.4 on ...
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wifi not working… driver issues

I'm trying to run Lubuntu 14.04 from a USB boot disk but not getting any wireless network access. I've looked through this forum and it seems to be a fairly common issue but haven't been able to find ...
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Screen darkens, greys out, and freezes when running sofware centre or update manager

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 on an acer aspire one 522 netbook. I do have a problem that a month of searching this Q&A Site still hasn't answered. Launching the Ubuntu or Lubuntu software centre or ...
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Adjusting screen resolution on an Aspire V15 Nitro for best results

I have an Acer Aspire V15 Nitro laptop running Win 8.1 with a recommended screen res of 3418 x 2160 which I love, and have adjusted text size and other items to be 250% so that on the 16" screen ...
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Acer Aspire One KAV60 and 15.04

I recently upgraded from 14.04 to 15.04. Now each time I boot the Acer Aspire One goes into hibernation twice during the boot process. I thought it may have been a problem during the upgrade so I ...