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How to use HDD if my SSD is full

i have laptop ACER Aspire E 15 with 128 GB SSD + 1000GB HDD. I configured it to use SSD as storage. However my SSD is almost full and i would switch to HDD as main storage. My operating system is ...
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No audio on Acer AO532h with Xubuntu 20.04 after upgrade from 19.10

The audio on my Acer Aspire One AO532h worked great under Xubuntu 19.10. I then upgraded to 20.04 and lost all audio. As an experiment, I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on the netbook and the audio works. ...
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System requirements: What is the lightest impacting ubuntu flavor? [duplicate]

I have been looking for a Linux alternative to windows due to the OS constantly eating up my system's memory and CPU usage, and i'm somewhat familiar with Ubuntu systems, but i want to know what ...
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Battary draining fast

I'm using Acer Aspire E 15 E5-576G. I installed Ubuntu last year. After installation, I noticed that my battery drains faster than usual. Because of that, I had to remove Ubuntu and use Windows ...
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Rapid Battery drainage and overheating

I bought a new Acer Swift 3 SF314-55G, the day before yesterday. I dual booted it with ubuntu 20.04 LTS Desktop version. ANd started using ubuntu itself. The laptop started heating up, even with ...
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Airplay streaming from Ubuntu to AVR-3313 randomly failing

we are frequently using a variety of devices (iPhones, iPad, MacBook Pro and the Acer Aspire E1-571G in question) to stream sound to our AVR-3313, which is generally working fine. However sometimes ...
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Slow Ubuntu 20.04 installation: warning: source ID xxxx was not found when attempting to remove it

My Acer Aspire became very slow with Windows 10 running on it so I formatted my hard disc on my acer Aspire laptop and tried to install Ubuntu 20.04 but the installation takes hours and constantly ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Installation error after restart

sd-umoun[46590]: Failed to umount /oldroot: Device or resource busy ... usb 2-1: device descriptor read/8, error -110 Please help. ——— Additional Info: This is a clean install of Ubuntu. Also, I ...
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Ubuntu on Acer Spin1

since I can't comment I have to create a new post :( I successfully followed Acer Aspire E15 will not dual boot Two remarks after Ubuntu 20 installation (which ended with a grub installation ...
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Weak WiFi even near the router in Ubuntu 18.04 - Qualcomm QCA9565 wifi card

laptop Acer f5-573 kernel = 5.3.0-51-generic Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter
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Ubuntu is very slow after dual booting on acer aspire e5-575g

I am a linux enthusiast and newbie. I first tried to install kde manjaro on my laptop but due to many incompatibility issues it didnt go well. So this time I tried dual booting ubuntu alongside ...
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Acer swift 3 , microphone and earphones not working on linux [closed]

When i open the audio system settings it says no recording devices , when i insert headphones there is no audio
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Ubuntu 19.10 freeze on boot

For some time now I've had a problem where Linux suddenly freezes, and I can't do anything except press and hold the power button. Nothing else works, all sounds dissapear and screen and keyboard are ...
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Why Ubuntu does not release his OS for Intel Processor (ubuntu-20.04-desktop-amd64) i have problem with installing Ubuntu on intel processo? [duplicate]

Since the downloaded file from Ubuntu website always consist of AMD64 such as ubuntu-20.04-desktop-amd64. I think my Acer Predator Helio 300 which has Intel i7 7th gen processor does not fit well. ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 crashes on resuming from suspend

I upgraded my laptop from 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS recently. Then, I checked the suspend option. But, the suspend is not working on my Acer V3-574G laptop. Thus, neither is the close lid to suspend work....
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Why is my laptop screen flickering uncontrollably on Ubuntu 20.04?

This issue is best illustrated visually, hence I created a recording in the form of an GIF of my laptop screen flickering hectically. The flickering doesn't seem to have a pattern associated with it - ...
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reboot old ACER E5-511 to run Ubuntu 18.04.4

Noticed others also having trouble with Acer booting from an ISO flash drive. This machine is five years old and is now running Linux Mint - the changeover to Mint from Win8 was completely effortless ...
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Battery not charging when the laptop is switched on

So I have an Acer aspire v3 571g running Ubuntu, but lately I have problem with the battery which is charging only when the computer is powered off, If I plug the charger when the laptop is on the ...
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I cannot find the brightness setting in Ubunutu 20.04 LTS in my Acer Nitro 5 Laptop

I am unable to set the brightness level of an Acer Nitro 5 laptop in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS in settings or in the title bar.
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Cannot boot on USB stick , Acer Swift 3

I'm trying to run an Ubuntu live on a USB stick instead to install it after. But the system freezes during the boot screen, with the manufacturer logo... I've tried nomodeset and it still does not ...
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How to enable the turbo button on acer predator helios 300 in Ubuntu

I've just bought one of the eight different models of the Acer Predator Helios 300. It has a turbo button which supposed to overclock CPUs upon being pressed. Apparently without additional ...
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Problems with dual-boot Windows and Ubuntu on Acer Aspire 3

I recently bought a Acer Aspire A315-41 and tried to implement dual-boot for work reasons. But am having a lot of problems. I have an SSD of 119.2 GB, where Windows is installed, and a 931.5 GB HDD, ...
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External headset microphone not detected, only internal is used

I have a Realtek ALC283 sound card on an Acer Aspire V3 laptop. I tried numerous twitches to get the external microphone to show up, none of them worked. Most notably In /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base....
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Install of Ubuntu 18 and 19 both fail on Windows 10 Acer A5(2019-20)

I have used Rufus to create an ISO of both Ubuntu ver. 18 and 19.10(separately) onto a jump drive. Booted from the drive and selected install Ubuntu. After I login to my wireless network and select ...
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Acer Aspire integrated Webcam no image with Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to get the integrated webcam on an Acer Aspire laptop to work but there is no image coming out of Cheese. When Cheese runs, the LED next to the webcam comes on but there is no image. ...
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No wifi drivers being installed on Acer Nitro 7

I have a brand new Acer Nitro-AN715-51, which shipped with Windows 10 and - unfortunately - Microsoft Secure Boot. Installing 18.04 LTS itself off of a USB stick wasn't a problem, but now the ...
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New Acer Aspire 3 - Can I install ubuntu BEFORE letting the default WIN10 setup start?

I have an Acer Aspire 3 A315-21 series Model N17Q3 with Ubuntu ISO 19.10 AMD64 desktop My questions are: Should I boot to a Ubuntu USB and install directly and never do the WIN10 setup? Should I ...
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New Acer Nitro 5 with Ubuntu 16.04 show No space available 0.0KB

I tried to set up new Acer Nitro 5 with a new installation of Ubuntu 16.04, but no storage space shows up. Motherboard information: Error message:
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Acer laptop keyboard not working?

My Acer laptop keyboard not working after shutdown. Now I use USB keyboard but i need fix problem? I want know the type of problem (software or hardware). I use Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS with kde plasma 5....
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Acer CB270HU monitor flicker with Ubuntu 19.10 and GeoForce GTX 1080

I am thinking to install Ubuntu and currently running Ubuntu 19.10 from a USB key. I have a three monitor setup which works fine in Windows. When I run Ubuntu, my two Samsung monitors (SyncMaster ...
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Cannot set up dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 10 on Acer Aspire A514-52

I have an Acer Aspire A514-52 with Windows 10 pre-installed and I am trying to install Ubuntu to dual boot with the windows OS. I have shrunk space in my C drive already. I have also used rufus to ...
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18.04 Why's my fan always ON when plugged into a power source?

I bought a brand new laptop a week ago (Acer Nitro 5 AN515 54) and installed Ubuntu 18.04. The fan is running really loud when on AC (everything is ok when changing it back to battery only). I ...
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4-pin audio jack does not work on ACER Aspire-ES1-512-C67E with Ubuntu 19.10

I have an audio jack on my computer(ACER Aspire-ES1-512-C67E) which was working with a 4-pin audio jack on Windows, but is not working on Ubuntu 19.10 :'(. The problem is: there's a mic attached to ...
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Dual boot with Ubuntu and Windows issue?

I tried to dual boot my windows 10 Acer aspire laptop 8gb ram and 256ssd with ubuntu, I successfully did it but, I have ubuntu on legacy mode and windows 10 on UEFI mode so every time I want to switch ...
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Acer ET322QK, crackling noise on Ubuntu 18

I have an Acer ET322QK monitor with built-in speakers. When connected to a Nvidia Jetson Nano, that runs a version of Ubuntu, the speakers work. But when connected to my laptop, which runs Ubuntu 18....
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18.04.4 no sound “dummy output”

Running Ubuntu 18.04.4 on an Acer Swift 5 (SF514-54T) I was trying to fix the fact that the microphone was not working and now I cannot even have any sound coming out. Instead, the sound settings ...
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Installation on Acer Swift 5 freezes, no partitions shown

I am trying to install Ubuntu 18.04.4 on a brand new Acer Swift 5 (2019) using a USB stick. After the grub menu, the selection of keyboard, WiFi, etc, I get to the point of installation type and there ...
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Change OS name in BIOS boot priority

I have Ubuntu and Windows installed. Ubuntu is not properly displayed in the BIOS boot priority order. Can anyone suggest how to fix this from the terminal or any other way other than BCDEdit (Windows)...
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Hard drive not visible to Ubuntu installer

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 19.10 onto an Acer Aspire 3 laptop. I've made the bootable USB, booted from it and managed to get into the live environment. Everything works fine. I can the run the ...
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Ubuntu reboot: Power down

I installed Ubuntu Desktop in my laptop acer laptop from Ubuntu install hangs at "Installing the 'grub2' package..." Laptop hangs on shutdown/restart. to press and hold the power ...
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WiFi is disconnecting intermittently on ACER E5-573G with a Linux platform

I dual booted my Laptop Acer Aspire E5-573G with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 and since the first day the WIFI is connecting and disconnecting frequently. I have been searching in others questions but ...
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Why can't I install Kubuntu on my new Laptop?

So yesterday I received a new laptop with 512 GB of SSD and windows in it, I wanted to start with Linux so I downloaded Kubuntu. I installed in, customized it and the next day it came to my surprise ...
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cannot install Ubuntu on Acer Aspire A515-54G Laptop, hard drive not detected

My original intention was to install ubuntu along side of windows 10 (dual boot) on newly purchased Acer Aspire A515-54G but live/install cannot find hard-drive. After trying all the suggestions i ...
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Ubuntu on Aspire 3 A314-31 won't boot after update

I have an Acer Aspire 3 A314-31 that was running perfect with ubuntu. After I made an update (I always let do all the updates without checkin what it is), my laptop won't boot ubuntu. It goes straight ...
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ubuntu 19.10 stuck on loading screen on acer aspire 5750

Does anyone know why ubuntu 19.10 occasionally gets stuck on the loading screen? Ubuntu is installed as the only operating system on the laptop and the only modifications that were made to it is that ...
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I have problem connecting wireless network in ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS (Aspire E5-574G Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 802.11ac)

I am unable to connect using wireless network (My wifi adapter is Atheros QCA9377 802.11ac). My laptop is Acer Aspire E5-574G. I have ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS /lib/firmware/ath10k/QCA9377/hw1.0/ These ...
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Cannot bypass BIOS to install UBUNTU

I currently have a friend's computer that he got and has Windows 8 OS that we are actually trying to get rid off. He would like to use Ubuntu as his main OS. He got the computer second hand so he ...
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19:10: CPU always throttled

Without any prior warning the CPU in my laptop (an Acer V15 Nitro) is now always throttled to 400MHZ, which is very annoying of course. I've played around with detaching the battery for some time, ...
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Random freeze Kubuntu 19.04 on ACER swift SF314-52

My laptop ACER swift SF314-52 using Kubuntu 19.04 randomly freeze. After a day or 2 using it, all of a sudden the mouse will start moving slowly...stops....moves a little bit...etc Most of the time ...
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Ubuntu installable on internal SSD, 10 year old Acer w/ AMD Phenom II (Quad Core)? [duplicate]

Can Ubuntu dual boot w/ Windows 7 and Data, on one SSD, in a 10 year old Acer Notebook w/ AMD Phenom II(Quad Core)?

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