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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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Iphone 5 connected via bluetooth does not allow movement of files

I have an Acer E3-112 I just got the bluetooth working via a firmware update. The phone pairs and shows connected but there is no place I can find to move files from the phone to/from the laptop. I ...
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“Wifi Disabled by Hardware Switch” - Ubuntu 14.04.3 - Acer Aspire ES1-521

Reposting as the previous question got super long with the end result being told to update the question. Bought a new laptop. Had Windows on it. Deleted windows, now Ubuntu is the only OS. During ...
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acer aspire es1-531 keyboard issue

I have a persistent issue: I can't get CTRL+ALT + (2or3or4), etc. to work CTRL+ALT+T works fine but I can't get any special characters. Shift+2 works, for example. My laptop is an Acer Aspire es1-...
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AMD Turbo Core not working on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a Acer Laptop with Turbo CORE technology up to 2.40 ghz per processor But when I check it with this: cat /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu*/cpufreq/scaling_max_freq It says 1500000 How I can get it ...
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Problem with Acer Aspire D255E getting on web

My Acer Aspire D255E logs onto my home lan, but when I run Firefox I get: Firefox can't find the server at start.ubuntu.com. My network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11bgn ...
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Acer 3810T boot fails with ubuntu 16.04

After installing ubuntu on my Aspire laptop, boot fails consistently with the message Failed to set MokListRT - Invalid Parameter. I have tried various options, but always with the same result. Any ...
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Ubuntu LiveUSB boot options not working

I am using Rufus to create Ubuntu LiveUSB stick. Laptop is an Acer Aspire R11. I had 12.04 available. I downloaded 14.04, and I am in the process of downloading 16.04. On my first try I got the ...
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acer aspire 9300 bluetooth adapter not present

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 on an acer aspire 9300-5349 everything seems to be working fine except I have no blue tooth adapters I tried a few things from other posts with no luck. I tried this dmesg | ...
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Couldn't enable Wi-Fi and touchpad is not being detected in Acer Aspire E5-511

Couldn't enable Wi-Fi, and touchpad is not being detected in Acer Aspire E5-511 I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 OS yesterday. Yesterday it was working fine, I installed java, eclipse with android sdk. ...
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Aspire V5-431 keyboard shows wrong letters

I got a wired problem that I cant figure out by myself. I use Ubuntu 14.04 and got a Acer Aspire V5-431 laptop. I use Norwegian setup, and everything seems correct. I test the keys on the setup wizard,...
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Ubuntu 15.10 freezes on Acer Aspire E11

I have successfully upgraded from Ubuntu 15.04 to Ubuntu 15.10 using do-release-upgrade on my Acer Aspire E11 laptop. However the whole computer freezes (i.e. gets unresponsive) after some minutes of ...
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Acer Aspire One

So about a year back I dual booted my Aspire one with a Linix OS I Liked the OS but it was a little to advanced for my undoubtedly tiny graphics card. Looking at other options I found the OS that I ...
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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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gimp not loading in acer aspire es1-512 notebook

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my new lap of Acer Aspire ES1-512. When i try to open Gimp 2.8, it is not loading. It hangs. Please help me.
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root@localhost /1#

Hey I just brought Acer Aspire e15 & while booting Linux Ubuntu on it I am stuck at a place where it says "root@localhost /1#"... Now what command should I give? I already tried "startx" command &...
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wifi is not working in my laptop in ubuntu but in windows it is working [duplicate]

In my Acer aspire e 15 e5-573-5108 wifi is not working is their any solution... this is my wireless-test-info ########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 11 Sep 2015 23:21 IST +0530 ...
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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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Dolby home theater not working

I have got Acer Aspire v15 Nitro laptop and it has technology called Dolby home theater which boosts sound output and quality pretty dramatically. Is it possible to get driver for that on ubuntu ?
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Acer Aspire Switch 11 SW5-171-39LB

I am looking into geting a Acer Aspire Switch 11 SW5-171-39LB and I wanted to know if any one has tried to install ubuntu on it in as a dual boot. I found one review on it that implied that you ...
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Can not dual boot 15.10 after installation from USB on Laptop Acer Aspire v13-371

I have Acer Aspire V13-371 and preinstalled Win10. It has BIOS v1.28. I set Hyperpass and disabled secure boot. I start it with Live USB key via Temp boot order and it works fine; it works even if I ...
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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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acer aspire 5253 Failed to download package files check your internet connection

I have installed ubuntu 15.04 on my acer aspire 5253 and I cant update because I get the message 'Failed to download package files check your internet connection'. But i do have internet connection ...
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How can I set my resolution to 1280x1024 on an Acer Aspire Revo 3700?

FINAL UPDATE: Here is the best solution that I found after going through this problem lots of times. The question below is outdated because as it turns out the computer is not the problem; the monitor ...
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Installing 14.04.2 on a Acer Aspire 4520

A real newbie here - beginning level on Linux, total newbie on Ubuntu and to this forum. 1st post, hoping someone can help. I was asked by a friend to upgrade 4 older notebooks from Windows, for use ...
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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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fl studio + wine = CPU overload, why?

I've installed Ubuntu 14, 15 and mate only to find that when I run fl studio through wine it max's out the CPU when I try the free track at the beginning of the program. My laptop is an Acer aspire e5-...
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Mouse pointer jittering

I have Acer Aspire E11 (E3-112-C97Q) netbook with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on it. Sometimes the mouse pointer starts to "jitter" and jump here and there, which makes the system completely unusable. I believe ...
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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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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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Nvidia Optimus with GTX 850m not working

I recently got a new notebook (Acer Aspire V5 573G) with a Nvidia Geforce GTX 850M and the Intel Haswell integrated graphics. Now I read through a lot of websites in order to find out what the best ...
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How To Mount RAID0 on Ubuntu (to recover data from Acer Aspire S5 Ultrabook)

Recently I ran into booting issues with windows 7 on my Acer Aspire S5 ultrabook. Before bootup, the system indicated that one of the physical disks (the ultrabook has two 128 GB SSDs in preinstalled ...
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want to install ubuntu 14.04 on acer aspire 5517 but it gives syslinux error

i made a hp 8GB usb dual boot via universal-usb-installer 1.9.5.2. and enable boot option from setting. but when i press f12 on start it show an error SYSLINUX EDD 2013-07-25 COPYRIGHT (C) 1994-2013 ...
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Installing Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on SD-Card

I've been using Ubuntu 12 LTS on my Dell Inspiron 1750, satisfied with the graphics and the performance, I decided that my sluggish an Aspire V5-123 netbook shouldn't be missing out, and yea, I ...
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Fresh Install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (No Dual Boot) - Getting No Bootable Device

Really hoping some one can assist as I'm concerned that I have done something wrong with my new installation of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, with no dual boot on my Acer Aspire ES1-512-C32A. Basically, when I ...
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Acer Aspire One Ubuntu 14.04 Installing on flash drive instead of computer

I'm trying to install ubuntu 14.04 onto my father's computer. I've tried it quite often but almost every time I get the live flash drive made and install it, it only boots with the flash drive in the ...
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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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Touchpad of Acer Aspire E5-551G not detected on Ubuntu

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my Acer Aspire E5 but the touchpad doesn't work. This is the result of xinput: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ ...
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Acer Aspire 7750G graphics conflict with 14.04

So I posted this the other day, as I was having freeze issues with my new install of 14.04. I installed updates and after a few days the issue seems to have ceased. But what has persisted is lagging. ...
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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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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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Troubleshooting audio for Acer Aspire E 17 (E5-771G-7868)

My system is Lubuntu 14.04.1 AMD64 Desktop: $ uname -a Linux polyphemus 3.13.0-37-generic #64-Ubuntu SMP Mon Sep 22 21:28:38 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules ...
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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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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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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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Wifi doesn't work - Ubuntu 14.04

Here is my problem: I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop Acer Aspire E1-530 two nights ago and it worked perfectly. I woke up next morning, turned on my laptop and my browser (Chromium) said that it ...
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Acer Aspire E1-140 Keyboard Arrow keys(Up,Down,Right) Not working

Acer Aspire E1-140 Intel Celeron quad core processor Notebook Arrow keys(UP,DOWN,RIGHT) not working. I have tested ubuntu-14.04,Lubuntu-14.04 and Linux Mint 17 theses distro but result was same.Help ...
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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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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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Installing Ubuntu dual boot on Acer Aspire E1 522 Notebook

A few weeks ago I bought an Acer Aspire E1 522 Notebook with an AMD A6 quad-core processor. I wanted to install a dual boot with Ubuntu, but the Ubuntu installer did not give me the option to "Install ...