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Installing LXLE on an Acer (with lost password) which has 22,04 already installed

I installed Ubuntu22.04 on an 3 year old Acer Aspire E5-523 laptop. Unfortunately I forgot whatever password I set for the BIOS. I find 22.04 is a bit too slow for this machine so I want to try a ...
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Why my linux laptop suddenly hang?

My linux laptop is Aspire 4738Z, and nearly it's more than 10 years old. My fan on laptop is sometimes suddenly "whoosh-whoosh-whoosh", until my laptop goes hang. Even was I open Firefox for ...
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Ubuntu doesn't detect hard drive in laptop Acer Aspire 3

I've seen this question multiple times in here, but none of the answers were helpful to me. Basically, I've managed to install Ubuntu on mi laptop (along with Windows 10), but I cannot boot it because,...
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Progress not saved after Installation ("No bootable device found")

I'm new to Ubuntu (or anything other than Windows 10), and tried installing it on my Laptop (Acer Aspire ES1-332)'s SSD (which supposedly isn't an actual SSD because it's not external?). Anyway, after ...
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When i installed Ubuntu 22.04 alongside Windows for Dual Boot all of this happened and i didn't find any solution online to my problem

Hello everyone this will be a long story. First I installed Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC, then I wanted to dual boot it with Ubuntu 22.04. I allocated free space for it then I made a bootable GPT/FAT32 ...
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Problem touchpad on acer es1-111

how to solved problem touchpad acer es1-111 when using lubuntu 22.04 LTS
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Audio not working on Acer Swift 5 with Ubuntu 22.04

Full model: Acer Swift 5 SF515-51T V.104 OS: Ubuntu 22.04 LTS x86_64 Kernel: 5.15.0-27-generic Packages: 1823 (dpkg), 9 (snap) Shell: bash 5.1.16 The audio jack does work, probably a speaker issue?
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How to install Ubuntu 22.04 LTS on old Acer Aspire 5720 ICL50 [duplicate]

This old Acer 5720 ICL50 already runs Ubuntu 20.04 Bionic Beaver and Linux Mint 20.3Una on 2 separate partitions. Both work fine and I update monthly. The machine is only used a reference machine, ...
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Patch file not found ar3k/AthrBT_0x31010000.dfu

I installed Ubuntu 22.04 on my Acer Aspire ES1-512 and I'm getting this message every time before it boots. My Bluetooth is not working due to this error. I have tried How to find the built-in ...
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Since upgrading acer laptop to 22.04 external moniter is not recognized

I have been running Ubuntu on this acer AspireR laptop since I bought it. It has intel graphics so I have had 0 trouble until today when I upgraded to 22.04 now my external monitor says there is no ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS Failing to install

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS on my Acer Aspire V5-132. It came with Windows 8, and I dual-booted it with Linux Mint 20.3 MATE Edition. Somehow, it erased both Operating Systems, leaving my ...
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Acer Aspire (No Bootable Device after installing ubuntu)

I bought an older version of Acer aspire es1-131 to run Linux on it, I used the Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS version and booted it from a USB (used Rufus) it booted to the USB and allowed me to install it. ...
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Ubuntu stuck on acer logo

I was working on my computer While I was working I went offline I locked my computer (super + l) when I tried to sign back in the password area was greyed out and it said "failed to start ...
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I cannot log in

I've been using Ubuntu for a few weeks and today I modified/tweaked it. I restarted my laptop and now I cannot log in. I try to log in but it takes me back to the log in screen. I don't want to lose ...
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Touchscrewn on Acer Aspire not working

I see Acer has a number of issues with Ubuntu. I have 20.04; an Acer E15-575 2017 laptop and the mouse pad works fine, but (in addition to speaker issues) the touchscreen does not work. While this isn'...
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Boot delay due to touchpad

After I changed my Notebook's processor from T4500 to T9300, the Lubuntu 20.04 delays at boot-up due to the two last lines I marked in the photo. At first it looses ~8 sec. on PS/2 touchpad, then ~ 8 ...
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fan always running in ubuntu 20.04

After the installation of ubuntu 20.04 my cpu fan is running always even in idle(not in full speed but still running).Initially i faced the same issue in linux mint(cinnamon latest version) so i ...
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Wi-fi doesn't work, it's not even an option

I've recently installed Ubuntu in my Acer Spin 3. Wi-fi doesn't work, i've tried so many things but i just can't figure it out. Ubuntu doesn't even recognize the Wi-fi, it's not an option. I'm using ...
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How can I create a new/edit the existing touchpad driver?

I have an Acer Laptop (Acer Aspire E5 575G) and the problem I am facing is that ubuntu or any other Linux distro does not support the "Advanced" Touchpad mode which comes with the laptop ...
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Touchpad stopped working: [Acer Nitro 5 Ryzen 7 5800H]

Configuration Details: Acer Nitro 5 Ryzen 7 5800H (Radeon with RTX 3060) OS Details: Ubuntu 21.10, NVIDIA driver 495 The touchpad was working fine with Ubuntu 21.10. Yesterday I updated using apt-get, ...
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Required 'pci=nocrs' kernel parameter now prevents booting GNU/linux properly on ACER Spin 5 [closed]

I've been using POP OS (Ubuntu based distro) successfully for more than a year on the ACER Spin 5 SP513-54N laptop, but now it does not boot any more with pci=nocrs kernel parameter, which is required ...
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Unable to shutdown and reboot on Xubuntu 20.04

As in most cases it simply goes black with power lights still being persistent. I tired to turn acpi forced in grub, turn off pulseaudio and networking by "session and startup" menu, also ...
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no bootable device, secure boot, UEFI after Ubuntu installation - Acer

I own an Acer Aspire 5720. The laptop had an old version of Ubuntu. Due to networking issues, I had to restore the PC and install the newest version, 21.10. I don't have CDs/DVDs burners on my PCs, so ...
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Internal microphone makes static noise and doesn't pick up my voice

I use Acer Swift 3 SF315-52 and is currently using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Initially, my internal microphone doesn't produce any noise but produces noise now after editing /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf ...
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Internal Monitor Not Detected Ubuntu 21.10 Acer Nitro 5

I have an Acer Nitro 5 and I recently installed Ubuntu 21.10. I noticed a bit of lag when I tried semi-intensive stuff, then realized I was running the Intel Integrated Graphics. I tried multiple ...
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Unable to reconnect to WLAN on Ubuntu 21.10 (initial connect works!)

I have an ASUS Aspire 5 (A514-54-78HZ) laptop with a fresh installation of Ubuntu 21.10 with all packages up-to-date. I can connect to a WiFi (home-router or phone hot-spot) without problem initially ...
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Acer Acer SF114-34 wakeup immediately after suspend // 20.04.3 LTS (Focal Fossa)

after i added an mSATA i have the problem, that my Acer SF114-34 would not go to standby. before it worked perfectly... I already Manipulate /etc/systemd/logind.conf HandleSuspendKey=suspend ...
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Can't change SATA mode to AHCI in Acer dual boot Ubuntu with windows

I ran into some trouble in my Acer laptop which is Ubuntu dual boot with windows. For that I needed to change Sata mode to AHCI from RST OPAN but SATA mode in BIOS Information menu had become ...
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Wi-Fi not working in fresh Ubuntu install version 20.04

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a new laptop(Acer Aspire 7 R5 5500U, GTX 1650) Installation was successful but it failed to detect Wi-Fi :( Disabled secure-boot, no good Output of sudo lshw -C ...
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Headset microphone not working on Acer Aspire ES1-572

So guys, basically is this... My headset microphone is not working on my acer notebook. I've tried many solutions that I found in this forum, but none worked. Already edited the config file for codecs,...
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Ubuntu 20.04 stuck in reset system loop

I have installed Ubuntu 20.04.03LTS from a dvd on an Acer Aspire ES1-S31 laptop but following the removal of the setup dvd and pressing enter as prompted the Acer logo is displayed then the message &...
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Trying to be a new Ubuntu user

c: I am trying to install Ubuntu 21.10 on a laptop (acer aspire a315 41g) with Windows 10, I already have the usb with the ISO and the hard disk partition but the problem occurs when I try to run ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 takes more time to boot and shutdown after installing docker

I installed docker on my ubuntu 20.04. After that my machine boot time and shutdown time increased. So I uninstalled docker.io from my machine but still my machine takes more time to boot and shutdown....
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Mouse click stuck and occasional keyboard freeze on Acer with Ubuntu 20.04

I recently installed a fresh Ubuntu 20.04 on an Acer laptop. Many times a day the mouse click freezes. I can still move the cursor, but it is stuck on click and I cannot do anything with it other than ...
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ubuntu 21.04 on Acer Aspire 5: acpi misinformation

I was happy to get Ubuntu running on my Aspire 5, having been warned here and elsewhere that only a very recent Ubuntu version would work. One thing remains "less than perfect": acpi does ...
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Black screen after suspend when nvidia prime on demand

After sleep when i turn on my laptop there is flashing cursor in top left after leaving it for some time it flashes some nvidia error thing for just .5 s and goes to black screen This happens only ...
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Enabling sound on a chromebook cb3 (chtmax98090) running lubuntu 20.04

This question has been asked before in this forum but the answers given were for an older distribution and doesn't apply (or work) in lubuntu 20.04. the answers I tried to follow were for 17.10 and 15....
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Mouse not working on Acer Aspire 5-43 under Ubuntu 21.04

I'm taking a look at this laptop for a friend. She installed Ubuntu 21.04 over the Windows installation and everything seems to be working with one exception. The mouse, whether touchpad or external, ...
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Multiboot disabled by default, Ubuntu Windows dual boot, Acer Aspire TC-780

I have installed Ubuntu 20 along with Windows 10, however, the only boot option I can see is only Windows and the others are disabled and hidden, and whenever I try to modify the other boot options to ...
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Ubuntu 20.04. How do I turn on the keyboard backlight of my 2010 model Acer Aspire 5745?

I am using Ubuntu 20.04. I have an old Acer Aspire 5745-7247 I purchased back in 2010. I looked at the Ubuntu keyboard shortcut options in the keyboard settings, and keyboard backlight isn't listed ...
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Headset mic not working, Acer Aspire E5-473-58v9, Ubuntu 20.04

When plugging in a headset via the headphone jack, my laptop sends sound to the speakers but does not pick up any sound from the microphone. I tried to modify /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf by adding ...
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Using degraded feature set TCP instead of UDP for DNS server [WiFi connection]

My laptop disconnects every 5 minutes but it is always connected to the wifi, which correctly works (I can see that it works from other devices). I have tried with another browser but it is the same, ...
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Microphone is not working on Acer Nitro 5 Ubuntu 20.04

I have Acer Nitro 5 Laptop with Ubuntu 20.04 OS This laptop has Digital microphone which is working fine. But I want my Earphone's internal microphone to be working. I have dual boot installation and ...
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Acer Aspire 5 a515-56-77SX Ubuntu 21.04 wifi not detected

This is my first question here, even if I've been lurking here for a long time. I installed Ubuntu 21.04 next to windows 10 with hopes that a newer kernel would have better support for my problem. ...
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Unable to dual boot ubuntu alongside windows 10/11

Laptop: Acer Nitro 5 System Details CPU: AMD Ryzen 5600H GPU: RTX 3060 BIOS Details UEFI (unchangable) SATA: AHCI (unchangable) Before I attempt to dual boot: I enable F12 boot I disable Fastboot ...
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How to enable virtualization Acer aspire e1-531

I'm trying to enable virtualization for genymotion on my Acer aspire e1-531. It doesn't have the advance option in bios and all solutions I've seen are for Windows 🥺 Result of lscpu Architecture: ...
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Battery drainage and overheating while using Ubuntu on Acer Laptop

I have the very same issue as given in this link- Battary draining fast. I'm using Acer Nitro 7 which has NVIDIA GeForceGTX 1650 with 4 GB of dedicated GDDR5 Graphics card(mentioning this bcoz I think ...
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Wifi driver not working for Acer Aspire E1-572 [duplicate]

I am just a fresh beginner. I am using ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS. I just installed Linux and my wifi driver is not working. It was working fine when I was using windows. I did the update and upgrade but the ...
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Connect two monitors to ubuntu each with different screens

I have Asus ROG Strix with ubuntu 20.04 installed on it, and I have 2 other external monitors to which I want to extend my screen to so that all 3 screens (2 external monitors and 1 laptop screen) can ...
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Can I install windows drivers on a acer one 10 s1003 2gb model that runs lubuntu as main os?

I want to install some acer one 10 s1003 factory drivers on lubuntu, because this machine doesn't have any. Well, I was trying to install a linux distros these days, I tested fedora, but unfotunately ...
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