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Acer Aspire One 725 Temperature

I just got my AO725 and I have sucessfully installed Xubuntu 12.10. It's all okay except the temperature which is pretty high if I look to some reviews on the web - it's about 70 to 85° C. I don't ...
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Acer Aspire microphone issue

I have got an Acer Aspire 7750G: More info It has been running Ubuntu since I bought the laptop (12.10 as of now), but a few updates ago, I lost my microphone. It doesn't recognise the internal mic ...
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Ubunbtu 12.10 and Acer Aspire 5315 overheat/fan problem

I know this question has been asked and answered before, but the solutions do not seem to be relevant for 12.10. The acer_fancontrol script is out of date, directories are not the same anymore and ...
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Unable to install cedarview-drm

I've been trying to install Intel binary Xorg driver for GMA3600 (Cedarview) GPUs for my Acer Aspire One D270 with Windows 7 Starter, Windows 8, and Ubuntu 12.04 I've followed these instructions ...
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Save kernel on Acer Aspire One270 with Ubuntu 12.10 - Booting Issues

I did search the forums for quite some time, yet did not find any answer to my problem... I have an Acer Aspire One D270 with Windows 7 Starter and I've installed Ubuntu using the Wubi installer. ...
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How to check if a Webcam is broken?

I just bought an Acer Aspire 3830TG, it comes with an integrated 1.3M HD Webcam. Before buying it i tried with a bootable Lubuntu usb stick, everything worked well except for the webcam, which i ...
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Acer Aspire 7739G can't boot problem

I've installed ubuntu 12.04 on Acer Aspire 7739G but i can't boot. After turning on i see acer logo and then black screen with peeping "_" and i tried to reinstall and re-format whole HDD but it ...
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recovery partition question

I have an Acer Aspire 4739 and want to install Ubuntu but I was wondering what happens to the recovery partition if I ever wanted to go back to windows? I don't have a boot disk that laptop only have ...
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Acer Aspire V5-575 Wifi Issues

I recently bought an Aspire A5-575 laptop which works great, the only issue I'm having is with the Wifi. It seems to have a hard time connecting, and then will randomly disconnect. When it's ...
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Internal microphone doesn't work on an Acer Aspire 1410

Ubuntu 12.04 32bit ACER Aspire 1410 The built in microphone will not pic up sound. I have tried adjusting in pavucontrol, alsa mixer, and alsa-base.conf with various options: options snd-hda-intel ...
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Ubuntu desktop not responsive programs take ages to launch when clicked. Aspire One Happy notebook

I have done a few updates on Ubuntu 12.04 which was installed via the WUBI installer. The Aspire One Happy notebook dual boots with Windows 7 Basic. Now Ubuntu desktop not responsive programs take ...
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Wi-Fi problem on Acer Aspire One D257 running Ubuntu

I finally installed 12.04 on my Acer Aspire One D257 today but the Wi-Fi keeps dropping. I turned it on, typed the password but the "cannot connect" message kept popping up. As I'm a novice of Ubuntu, ...
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Can't run or install ubuntu from USB (worked on another computer) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Kernel error, try with noapic option” displayed when installing Ubuntu I'm sorry if this has been mentioned before, but I couldn't find anything on google about my ...
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Headphones don't work on an Acer Aspire 5920g

All the problems I read about were all about the sound not working when they plugged the headphones in. I have the problem that my mic will work but the sound is still played on my built-in speakers. ...
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12.04 Running Slow on Acer Aspire 5738ZG

I installed 12.04 but it seems to run rather slow (a little laggy when minimizing, some applications open slowly, YouTube 1080p videos are laggy as well). I'm with the HD4650 graphics card and found ...
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Acer Aspire 4349 backlight unable to dim, slider moves only with no effect, NON-BIOS controlled

Acer Aspire 4349 backlight unable to dim, slider moves only with no effect, NON-BIOS controlled, how-to configure software to actually dim the sucker rather than just moving a slider-indicator? Tried ...
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Do I need to install extra drivers on an Aspire 4750 6801?

I have an aspire 4750 6801. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I want to install the hardware drivers but I got this message: "No proprietary drivers are in use on this system". I would like to know if ...
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Four partitions on Windows 7 [duplicate]

I've just made a bootable usb on windows7, and now I want to replace my windows7 with Ubuntu. When I choose the option replace windows 7 with Ubuntu, I need to select a drive. Since I have only one ...
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Cannot Adjust Brightness on Acer Aspire 5332

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 with the Windows installer. It appears to be running fine, however the screen is extremely dull and I don't appear to be able to adjust the brightness... I entered ...
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Acer Aspire TImelin M3: multiple issues [closed]

I've just bought a new Acer Aspire Timeline M3 Ultrebook, but I have multiple issues with the new Ubuntu 12.04. My NVIDIA card won't work, unfortunately I found that the problem cannot be resolved ...
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How can I completely disable internal Mic and Webcam

I want to disable the internal Microphone on my laptop and the internal Webcam completely that they're no longer selectable, and no longer available? I will only use my external Webcam, and my ...
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which linux distribution on my netbook

I have an Acer Aspire One netbook and I want run Linux on it, but I don't know which distribution I should choose. It has a 1.66 GHz Intel Atom processor and about 1 GB RAM, so it shouldn't be too ...
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Want sound only to headphones, when it plugged in, and in speakers else

I installed 12.04 today. It worked on 11.10. Now if headphones was plugged in on startup, they works, but if I unplug it, speakers don't work. If headphones wasn't plugged before startup, sound is in ...
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Acer Aspire 4741G is overheating

My laptop is Acer Aspire 4741G: CPU: Intel Core i5 460M(2,53GHz) 6 Gb RAM (Kingston DDR3 2gb+4gb) 320 Gb HDD NVIDIA Ge Force GT 420M (1 Gb) Tried Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10, 11.10, 12.04, here are the ...
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Stuck on reboot and shutdown

I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I love it. However I have one problem- I am unable to shutdown or reboot properly. When I shutdown my laptop (Acer Aspire 5560) it hangs on the 5 dots and ...
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Alsamixer: howto disable auto-mute mode

I've tried do undo this but not able to get it disabled. My sound settings need to be redone every boot up as well, but asking that question as well would get neg. feedback. How to get microphone ...
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How to get microphone to work on acer aspire one 722

I have an acer aspire 722, I recently went to use gmail/talk as well as empathy and realized that the microphone does not work. I checked the sound settings, adjusted microphone level, did a mic test ...
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Error: “Fixing recursive fault, but reboot is needed” need to put acpi off

I having trouble with a Acer Aspire 2010. Whenever I boot, just one moment after grub I get the error "Fixing recursive fault, but reboot is needed". So I searched for it, and I found this workaround: ...
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Which version of ubuntu is compatible with ACER Aspire 5732Z?

I have an ACER Aspire 5732Z Laptop, and 6 days ago I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop, But I found black screen in login. I have tried a lot of ways to solve this problem, but there is no way. ...
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Acer Aspire 1360 graphic driver problem (half black screen)

I have an Acer Aspire 1360 and half my screen is black, I cannot change my resolution because then my computer freezes. I am running the lastest Ubuntu and have tried anything any advice. I've also ...
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fn + arrow keys don't adjust actual brightness on an Acer Aspire 5740

I have an Aspire 5740 with an Intel Core i3, and Fn + arrow keys still call up the brightness adjuster, but have no effect on actually changing the brightness. The slider moves, but the brightness ...
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Wifi stopped working on Acer Aspire 3680 using 11.10

A while ago the WiFi on my Acer Aspire 3680 just stopped working. The switch is on and it can see my network, but it will not connect. It has an Atheros AR2413 802.11bg NIC. rfkill shows there are no ...
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screen turns off on boot

So im dual booting windows 7 and ubuntu 11.10 using wubi, and when i turn on my computer it takes me to the boot manager screen and i pick ubuntu. After that it takes me to purple screen and askes me ...
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No TV Out or S-Video out with Intel GM965 Graphics

I have in the past on the same laptop been able to get TV out and S-Video out working, but now I cannot do it. The VGA output works fine, but I cannot connect it to any TV that does not have that. ...
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How do I adjust the screen contrast?

I am using an Acer Aspire 3680 with Intel GMA 950 video running Ubuntu 12 and I cannot find the setting to adjust the screen contrast setting. Too many colors and grays are washed out on the current ...
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No sound with HDMI on an Acer Aspire Revo 3700

new to ubuntu 11.10 just installed on acer aspire revo 3700. I dont get any sound through the hdmi cable. Any suggestions please?
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Why won't my Acer AO522 Netbook detect the power supply?

I installed Ubuntu last night and was extremely happy with how fast and smooth it is compared to the Windows 7 Professional I had on it before. I checked for updates and there were 273 waiting for me! ...
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I think my graphic card is not being recognized properly

I own an Acer aspire 4736z and I had some problems right after installing Ubuntu. Had to put the patch for the graphic card, like to make it run as it's a basic graphic card. Now I notice it's very ...
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Aspire One Freezing due to Network [closed]

I have had this problem twice, once when I installed 10.10 and now when I install 11.10. When I boot it tries to automatically connect to my wireless Internet, witch is not a problem, but it seems ...
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Installation “Sticks” on Acer Aspire One ZG5

Sorry if I'm doing this all wrong; I am barely computer literate, stumbling through this rather ungracefully... I have an Acer Aspire One which I threw in my closet a few months back when I got a new ...
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I`ve got some problems with new Acer Aspire S3

I just got a new Acer Aspire S3 Laptop, and I've installed Ubuntu on it. Here is some problems: 1. Bluetooth (AR3012) can't find any devices. rfkill shows that everything is fine, but I still can't ...
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Which is the best version of Ubuntu for Aspire 4736z?

I'm using Windows but I was desperately trying to use Ubuntu, when installed the version 11.10 something it had a terrible problem: black screen when starting it and sometimes some glitches bothering ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu on Acer Aspire M3970

I cannot install Ubuntu 11.04 or 11.10 32 or 64 bit from CD or USB Drive on my machine. I tried to unplug all devices connected to USB, no changes the same thing: [ 15.383691] sd 7:0:0:3: [sdg] ...
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Crashing/freezing problems with an Aspire One 722

After several annoying points with installing ubuntu 11.10 on my acer aspire one 722 i finally made this run. After installing i had freeze issues and solved them by putting network boot on first ...
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acer aspire one AOA150 netbook

After I installed the 11.10 version my wifi card recognizes all available networks. However after I put in the right password it tries to connect and reconnect etc. I didn t have any issues with ...
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Touch pad scrolling and multi-gesture doesn't work on an Acer Aspire 4741g [closed]

I am new to ubuntu(11.04) and I have an Acer Aspire 4741g When i worked on win-7, my touch pad had vertical scrolling and multi-gesture, both scrolling and multi-gesture aren't working on ubuntu. ...
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Why does my radeon driver crash when booting?

I am trying to install Natty on an Acer Aspire 5810T laptop. Everything works fine once booted, but the laptop will only boot one out of three times. The other times it hangs at a black screen with an ...
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Acer Aspire 5532 Overheating

Had the laptop for about a year, when in Windows it never happens, but seems to happen frequently in Xubuntu 11.04. I've looked almost everywhere for increasing the fan speeds, because it never kicks ...
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How do I install update the BIOS of my Acer Aspire 4820TG laptop?

The BIOS update for the Acer Aspire 4820TG is distributed as a zip file, containing a Windows executable and a DOS executable. How do I get this installed under Ubuntu without resorting to installing ...
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Trying to install ubuntu netbook 10.10 but it hangs on the “who are you” screen

I have an "Acer Aspire ONE ZG8 Netbook", and i wanted to install Ubuntu on it for quite some time, but it won't install. It has wiped windows from my hard drive already, so i can't go back to the ...