A range of netbook computers manufactured by Acer

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Wifi not working on Acer Aspire One D270

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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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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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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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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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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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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Brightness and touchpad issues on an Acer Aspire 725

I have an Acer Aspire One 725 running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and it flashes the screen when not charging. The same happens when I want to change the brightness of the screen (whether or not connected to a ...
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External monitor sideways with Acer netbook. 12.10 new install

I was running Ubuntu 11-point-something ok but shut the computer off while it was updating and trashed something. I downloaded the image file for 12.10 and installed it. When I hook up an HP 20" ...
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Installing system updates breaks my Atheros AR9285 WiFi adapter. How do I fix this?

I have an Acer Aspire One D257 notebook I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on. Everything worked until I allowed the automatic updates to be installed. It appears that applying the updates breaks the wireless ...
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recognizing a battery on a Acer Aspire One ZG5

We have recently obtained an Acer Aspire One from a cousin, and erased its Windows XP to install Ubuntu 13.10. The battery is not recognized, however. It looks like this problem has been encountered ...
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Suspend / hibernate have not worked on Acer Aspire One D257 with 10.04 since kernel 2.6.32-48

All kernels newer than 2.6.32-48 cause a hang when trying to resume from a suspend or hibernate on my netbook. EDIT: just discovered support ended ... if anyone knows a minor adjustment to make, ...
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are al aspire one netbooks certified ?

I was wondering if al aspire one netbooks are certified and wil work perfect with ubuntu ? i was thinking to buy an aspire one second hand and a 12 cell battery and then run ubuntu on it.
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Network connections icon does not apear on acer aspire one d270

I recently installed ubuntu 12.04 on my acer aspire one d270 and the icon for connecting to wireless on the top panel doesn't work when I don't have a broadband internet cable pluged-in already. Also ...