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Questions about Acer Incorporated (a Chinese based multinational) equipment including desktop and laptop PCs, tablet computers, servers, storage devices, displays, smartphones and peripherals.

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Ubuntu 20.04 won't load, boot into initramfs

Hi I'm new in the Ubuntu world and i recently updated some drivers. After the reboot it wont load my System. If anyone can help!
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alsa does not recognized audio card

I am struggling since days to get Ubuntu to recognize my audio card. It looks like the hardware is detected (Intel C230 on motherboard), but can not get it working. My laptop is a Acer V5-591. I have &...
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Who would win? Acer C730 Chromebook vs Ubuntu (installation problems)

I've installed Ubuntu and other distros loads of times before on all sorts of devices. For this project I initially installed Windows 10 onto a Acer c730 Chromebook, which I did not have problems with ...
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Dual boot acer aspire 5 not shutting down from windows?

I have an Acer Aspire 5 dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04. All was working well until I booted to windows for the first time yesterday. I found that when shutting down windows, it doesn't ...
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Laptop not waking from sleep

I'm running Ubuntu 20.10 on an Acer Swift 3 laptop (SF314-42) and when i sleep/suspend the laptop, the screen is blank, sometimes when i suspend it for 10 seconds then wake it, it works, but when i ...
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Newb Linux user trying to get linux setup on ACER help

new to Linux, had it installed many years ago , but now pretty green to it. HAving issues with my Ubuntu 18.04 installation on my Acer Aspire ES 15. I had extreme difficulty getting the distro to ...
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Acer Swift 3 hardware acceleration problem

I have an Acer Swift 3 (2020) Ryzen 4500u/8gb ram Everything works perfectly. But video playback doesn't use hardware acceleration, it's all on the CPU. I have changed flags on chrome/brave/Chromium, ...
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If the “try” option in ubuntu's installer works alright would the install be ok as well

I've recently been interested in installing ubuntu instead of my "pre-installed" windows 10, on my acer A315-21 laptop (I replaced my hard drive and installed windows 10 on it but the laptop ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS over heating

I have dual booted both the windows 10 & ubuntu 20.04 in the SSD (512GB). I have noticed that while using ubuntu fan speed is very high & system gets over heat even when few software are ...
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“System doesn't have USB option” when attempting to boot to lubuntu on Windows 10

I'm attempting to dual-boot lubuntu from USB on my Windows 10 Acer Aspire 5. To try to boot, I held the shift key while pressing restart. It took me to the advanced startup options, and I selected &...
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Super Key functionality mis-mapped to play/pause on laptop keyboard

Ubuntu 20.10: Laptop: Acer Nitro 5 AN515-54 When I connect my external keyboard, the windows key acts normally as Super key and its functionalities also work properly. But when I press windows key on ...
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Fans not detected/working in acer predator helios 300 2020

I installed Ubuntu 18.04.5 a week ago and I noticed today that the fans are actually not working at all. I put my ear to the fan and listened and I also listened to the sound when Windows was being ...
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Ryzen 4000U Series failing to enter suspend/modern-standby correctly

Mobile computers (at least many models) with the Ryzen 4000U Series are failing to enter suspend/modern-standby correctly. The device will not wake up from suspend/modern-standby. The keyboard lights ...
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Issues installing Ubuntu 20.04.1 as only OS on Acer Nitro 5

My installation process is stuck at Almost finished copying files. To get there, I mostly followed https://community.acer.com/en/discussion/comment/903305/#Comment_903305: on my Dell, dd-ed the ...
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Problem with laptop internal keyboard and mouse

For a month I've got a problem with my Acer TravelMate-P645-SG laptop's internal keyboard and touchpad that are not recognized. Now I'm using a USB keyboard, but it's quite annoying. It all started ...
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BIOS setting issue

I've installed ubuntu 18.04 on my acer predator and I am not able to change my boot mode. Its stuck to UEFI.I want legacy mode and I've to change it.
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Brightness keys (Fn + Left/Right) on Acer Nitro 5 not working

So, recently (roughly a week ago they were working) the brightness keyboard shortcuts on my Acer have stopped working. I can still change the brightness with slider in Ubuntu's settings or by changing ...
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Acer Swift-SF314-510G Machine heat when lid close

I'm using Ubuntu 20.10 on Acer Swift-SF314-510G. The machine runs up very hot even after the lid closed. Anyone, please help me with this.
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How to install and remove Ubuntu 20.04 on Acer Nitro Ryzen AMD 4600H Win 10 (Dual Boot )…?

I have Win 10 on my laptop but Is there clean way to create dual boot with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS in acer nitro ryzen 4600h laptop.it has ufei mode
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Unable to Dual Boot Acer Aspire with Win 10 on bitlocker and Ubuntu 18 (secure boot enabled)

I have an Acer Aspire 3 laptop with Windows 10 Pro and bitlocker enabled. I want to install Ubuntu 18 or above and am facing no end of issues (I need to keep secure boot enabled) I opted for setting ...
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Installation of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS is not going ahead in laptop ACER Aspire A514-54G

Installation of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS is not going ahead in laptop ACER Aspire A514-54G, after selection of the language. The touchpad is not working at all.
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Brightness key react very slowly in Acer Swift 3

Each time I press a brightness up or down key, it takes a while and then changes the backlight brightness and the kernel writes acer_wmi: Unknown function number - 4 - 0 Looking for a solution to ...
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Another ACER ELAN i2c Touchpad not working request for ideas

Installed the latest (as of two weeks ago) 20.04 as a dual boot. Tried many solutions found online, none work, and many seem to have parts of the puzzle already installed that I do not see (like ...
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Any Suggestions for Acer Nitro 5 single boot Ubuntu users?

I installed Ubunutu on my Acer Nitro 5 || 8GB DDR4 || 1TB NVME SSD || i5-9300H || 4GB GTX 1650 laptop replacing windows. Have I made the right choice? Switching to Linux I think there are many ...
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Kubuntu 20.04LTS on Acer Aspire A515-43-R19L not displaying properly until I log out and back in

I just bought the A515-43-R19L Acer Aspire 5 laptop and went to install Kubuntu. I added a SSD to the laptop which has Kubuntu installed, the Windows 10 installation is still installed in the built in ...
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Edit startup parameters GRUB for Acer Aspire NVMe SSD

I am trying to install Ubuntu from a USB, with no success. Acer and Ubuntu logo freezes on screen and nothing happens. I found something that might solve the problem in the link below - question ...
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Acer 75hz monitor only 60hz

I have a problem setting my monitor refresh rate to 75hz, maximum value in Ubuntu System Settings and xrands are only 60hz. What can cause this issue? Everything is working fine on windows. Ubuntu 20....
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Ubuntu 20.10 all ok but desktop feezes whenever I reconnect wifi or try change WIFI advinced settings

Ubuntu 20.10 (on Acer Nitro 5-15-55) freezes only when I switch wifi setting ie When I boot all is ok normal generally, wifi works great at first, but later whenever I change my wifi settings or ...
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keyboard backlight Acer Nitro5 AN515-55 Ubuntu 20.10 works but 2 question

My Acer nitro5 AN5-15-55 laptop keyboard backlight is working , only red is available, (and I cannot adjust keyboard backlight brightness), but the back light 'sleeps' when I am not typing? I can't ...
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Acer A515-43 can't install UEFI (USB)

This A515-43 is SSD and UEFI only. I prefer Ubuntu. However I've tried numerous distributions. All on USB created with rufus. They all fail to boot similarly. 'Problem loading UEFI:db X.509 ...
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No fingerprint login option with Ubuntu 20.10

I have an Acer swift 3 with built-in fingerprint reader and am running Ubuntu 20.10. I followed the Ubuntu guide to enable fingerprint login and when I get to Users in settings there is no option to ...
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wifi hardblocked acer aspire E1-572

I have installed Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS on my machine "acer aspire e1-572" WiFi worked right after the installation, but now it says Wireless adapter is hard blocked. here is the output of ...
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Please help me install Ubuntu on my Acer Aspire 3

I'm fairly new to Linux, I've used it before on VMs and used it once in a dual boot about 3 years ago. My issue now though is that when I try to install Linux on my laptop, it doesn't detect any ...
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Put new harddrive in Acer model # N17Q3 laptop [duplicate]

Put new harddrive in Acer model # N17Q3 laptop downloaded Ubuntu 20.04 to harddrive of a desktop computer with Ubuntu used disk creator made a bootable 16G usb and plugged it into my laptop it will ...
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Acer Aspire 5 Linux install

Sorry to bother, I hope everything is fine. Today I received my laptop, an Acer Aspire 5 (A515-44G-R9YM - with the Ryzen 7 4700U one). It came with Free DOS and I've tried to install Ubuntu on it. I ...
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Internal HDD is not recognized during boot but recognized after suspend/wakeup

I tried to install Ubuntu on Acer Aspire 3 laptop but my HDD (WDC WD10SPZX-21Z10T0) wasn't recognized until doing suspend OS and wake up. This is dmesg | grep ata1 output before suspending: [ 0....
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My microphone does not work

I have an Acer Swift 3 SF314-56-52NK , I use ubuntu 18 and the microphone stop working . Any help?
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On-board keyboard and trackpad not working 20.04

I'm on an Acer Aspire E5 and I haven't been able to get my laptop's onboard keyboard and trackpad to work, although the trackpad is detected as a Synaptics, and the keyboard is showing as an AT ...
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Brightness problem Ubuntu 20.04

I recently upgraded from ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 and now i have an issue with the brightness. It is stuck on 100% and i can adjust it. Usually i use Fn + arrow keys to adjust it, but now nothing happens ...
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Touchpad suddenly stopped working on Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 on my Acer Swift 3. This occurred when my system froze because of Mozilla Firefox and I forced restarted the laptop. Since then my touchpad stopped working. I tried to ...
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Acer ET322QK not working with Ubuntu 20.04

I have an Acer ET322QK monitor. It works with Windows 10, Ubuntu 18.04 and Linux4Tegra. However, when connecting my computer with newly installed Ubuntu 20.04, it cannot seem to use the monitor ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu on Acer laptop

I am having problems installing the Ubuntu on my device. My Acer Aspire 3 A315-23-R4B9 laptop apparently has problems with support for Linux systems, but I hope that this can be fixed. When starting ...
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Ubuntu 20: Acer Predator Helios 300 Touchpad does not work correct

I made dual boot with Windows 10. In windows all actions like scroll, zoom / unzoom page with two fingers, actions with 3 and 4 fingers work correct. In ubuntu I can only scroll pages with 2 fingers ...
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Error with Acer Swift3 SF314-56G Model

Guys. I am new user in Ubuntu. Last week, I download Ubuntu 20.04LTS version from its website and I install this to my Acer Swift3 SF314-56G. Exactly is I already remove its original window 10 and ...
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Compatibility with Ubuntu: Acer Aspire Revo RN86 Mini-PC Intel i5-9400T [duplicate]

I apologize in advance if this does not fit the scope of this forum. However I'd like to bring up the question if anything is known about Ubuntu compatibility for this bundled desktop computer: Acer ...
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Brightness slider not working

tldr : Brightness keys work fine, brightness slider doesn't. I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 for the first time on my secondary laptop, and I am amazed at how perfectly it sets itself up, with the ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS: laptop keyboard not working after updates

First things first, I should say that I'm a real newbie when it comes to Ubuntu -- I've been using it for no longer than three months and have no previous experience with any other OS except for ...
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Hard disk not showing up in ubuntu 16,18,20, linux mint versions while installing on preinstalled acer laptop

I bought a new laptop Acer Extensa 215-52 with predefined Windows 10 installed on it. I tried to dual boot with ubuntu 16,18,20 and linux mint 20 version. Some Bios settings are as searching on the ...
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touchpad stopped (ubuntu 20.04 LTS)

I used a mouse on the notebook once and everything was fine, but another time I used it, after removing the mouse the touchpad didn't work anymore. I tried sudo apt install gnome-tweaks but the ...

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