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Try installing the Broadcom BCM43142 with the Linux STA Wireless bcmwl-kernel-source (proprietary) using Additional drivers.
Run in terminal sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist_acer-wmi.conf <<< "blacklist acer_wmi" and reboot. It does not matter where to add the blacklist line to blacklist.conf or a separate file. But it is a good practice to add custom modprobe config to separate files, not to be overwritten by package updates.
I know this post is a few months old. I'm sure somebody will find it of use. Go to: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2262459&page=5 As long as you have at least Ubuntu kernel 3.19 then proceed to step 2 of post #44. I did it and it worked like a champ. There is a bug (that I have noticed hasn't manifested itself lately... maybe it's fixed by ...
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