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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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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 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 doesn'...
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how to load ubuntu onto apsire 5810 laptop

I have download the Ubuntu os onto a dvd and tried to load it onot my Aspire 5810T laptop but it will not boot it from the dvd drive. I have changed the order on the boot menu and put cd/dvd rom drive ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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Lubuntu wireless not works at Acer Aspire 1410

I have an old notebook Acer Aspire 1410. Previously, I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, wireless works perfectly. Currently, I installed Lubuntu 14.04 LTS but the wireless does not work. ping www.google....
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...