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Acer Aspire 5 Won't Resume from Sleep

My Acer Aspire 5 A515-43-R19L (Ryzen 3) running Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS won't wake up after it goes to sleep. My keyboard lights up when I hit a key to try to wake it up, but nothing further happens and ...
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Acer Aspire z5610 NVIDIA driver issue in 19.04

I would really appreciate your help in trying to configure my Nvidia-340 driver on an Acer Aspire z5610. I am a noob with Linux but have picked up quite a lot over the last few days. Right now I feel ...
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My touchpad is not supported by the kernel

The kernel of Xubuntu 18.04 does not support the touchpad of my notebook, an Acer Aspire ES1-522-4682. How can I fix it, or ask developers for support to add my touchpad to the kernel? Apologies ...
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18.04 gets stuck on aspire

I recently installed ubuntu 18.04 to my notebook (acer aspire E15 E5-511-P7AT). Before, I had lubuntu 16.04; the problem did not occur then. Now more and more often, but in irragular intervalls, the ...
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Networking drops all the time - fixed with network-manager restart

I'm having a very strange problem. I have an aspire v nitro laptop running Ubuntu 18 which dual boots to windows and suddenly yesterday the internet kept cutting out. This can be fixed by restarting ...
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Ubuntu DVD drive usage

So i got a small form factor pc (acer aspire something, the drive is powered by a ribbon cable) i know the drive is powered because it takes the disk in and can eject it but ubuntu isnt recognising it,...
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Acer Aspire A515-51 Ubuntu Install not recognizing hard drive only seeing flash drive and freezes

I am having a problem installing ANY Ubuntu on my Acer Aspire A515-51. I have tried multiple things including disabling secure boot, Legacy, UEFI, etc. Every time I go through the install process the ...
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How to make that Ubuntu 18.04 suspend when closing the lid of the laptop Acer Aspire VN7-571-761Q ?, I have tried several things

Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS is not suspended when closing the lid of the laptop Acer Aspire VN7-571-761Q, only the screen turns off. It also lacks drivers, since the icons in the Dock look very large.
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Unable to install Ubuntu 18.04 on AMD Ryzen 2500U with Radeon Vega 8 Gfx

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 (18.04.1 will try tomorrow) onto Acer Aspire A315-41-R8XR. I have unpacked iso file to my flash and booted to grub successfully, but when I select "Try Ubuntu", I ...
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Ryzen 2200u + Radeon 535 doesn't work on Ubuntu

Ryzen 2200u + Radeon 535 doesn't work on Ubuntu. This problem occurs when trying to install Ubuntu 16.04/18.04 from a USB flash drive to an Aspire 3 A315-41G laptop. "a start job is running for ...
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acer aspire touchpad gestures not working

When I try to load the psmouse module I get: $ /sbin/rmmod psmouse rmmod: ERROR: ../libkmod/libkmod-module.c:793 kmod_module_remove_module() could not remove 'psmouse': Operation not permitted rmmod: ...
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Wifi hardware not working and not found on Acer Aspire One D255

The wireless worked perfectly under Windows7. I have just installed UBUNTU and tried various commands like "nmcli" and "lshw -C network" and "nmcli device show" and more, but no sign of a wireless ...
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Acer Aspire V15 Nitro (Black Edition) - Won't boot from bootable USB stick

stuck on this issue for 4 days, would appreciate any help! So, I am trying to install Dual Boot of Win10 and Ubuntu18 on my Acer Aspire V15 (VN7-592G). If I plug in the USB drive, it won't boot the ...
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The laptop does not turn off, upon command to shutdown. The ACER Aspire ES1-732-C078 [duplicate]

My laptop does not work power off. The laptop hangs and I press the power off button on the keyboard. ACER Aspire ES1-732-C078 OS: Ubuntu 18.04 bionic Kernel: x86_64 Linux 4.15.0-24-generic Shell: ...
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Can't boot ubuntu from flash drive “System has no USB option”

Hi I've been trying for hours to boot Ubuntu and was wondering if I could get help with this. Things I've tried: Putting flash drive at the top of the boot list in BIOS Turning secure boot off ...
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Battery Not Detected - Acer Aspire Switch v11 SW5

I have looked everywhere and while I've found some similar issues, I have yet to see an actual solution. I installed Ubuntu on an Acer Aspire Switch V11, which works just fine except for one thing: ...
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Atheros Wi-Fi doesn't work on ubuntu 17.10 for Acer Aspire

After command sudo lspci | grep Network I got : 03:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter (rev31) There is good news, when getting to wireless ...
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Fix Acer CPU fan speed

a couple of months ago, I had to switch to a new notebook and picked the Acer Aspire A515-51G. According to reviews, the device would be a neat bundle of silence, battery life and reasonable power. ...
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video problem with Xubuntu/Lubuntu 17.10 and Acer Aspire One

Something really strange happens to me on my Acer Aspire One (Intel Atom N270 1.60 GHz, 1 GB of DDR2 RAM, 16 GB HD SSD). I have installed Xubuntu 16.04 and it worked very well. After 1 year I ...
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Mic and webcam not working in Acer Aspire ES-13 with Ubuntu 16.04

my name is Ida, I'm from Chile and this is my first time using Linux/Ubuntu. I need help with my webcam and microphone. I don't know how to install the proper drivers. Audio works fine with phones ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu 16.04 on Acer Aspire One 722

I have an Acer Aspire One 722 currently running 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) just fine on an external USB partition (WD passport drive). I just downloaded the 16.04.03 LTS Image and put it on my DVD and ...
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BIOS not seeing Ubuntu installed on Acer Aspire ES1-132. Can boot via grub cli

(Lots of info in the title so that other people with the same problem may find it.) I bought an Acer Aspire ES1-132, knowing that installing Linux might be a bit of a hassle. What I have done so far:...
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Acer Aspire ES1-533; Ubuntu won't shutdown [duplicate]

When I first time try to install Ubuntu on my laptop I have some problem with Grub but I found solution and resolve that problem. (Unable to install Ubuntu on Acer Aspire ES1-533) Now after everything ...
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stuck in a revolving door of log-on screen and restart

I had trouble loading a new version of Ubuntu. I gathered that it was someing to do with my graphics card, an Nvidia. Someone on here very kindly told be to use a nomodset kernel. This did work and I ...
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I can't seem to install Ubuntu 16.04.2

I'm trying to install a newer version on a nettop (Acer Aspire Revo) that is running an older version. I have an external DVD drive that appears to be booting up ok, but when I get to the "Install ...
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Wi-Fi connected but no internet access with Atheros in 16.04 on Acer Aspire E15

I am dual-booting 16.04 with Windows 10 on an Acer Aspire E15 E5-575G-76YK. The Wi-Fi worked fine (but on the slow side) after installation, but more recently it will lose the internet connection ...
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WiFi with Atheros AR9485 on Ubuntu 16.04 on Acer Aspire laptop won't connect

Posting on my android phone right now since I don't have a wired connection. I keep getting prompted to enter my WiFi password over and over. It won't accept then over time Ubuntu creates duplicate ...
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Sound is not working properly in ACER ASPIRE 4736Z

As I posted this question, the Ubuntu 16.0.4 LTS I am using is freshly/newly reinstalled, little problem is that the sound is not working properly, when I tried to test it out, System Settings > Sound ...
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Wifi Problems with Acer Aspire E15 575G Ubuntu 16.04

wireless-info here I've noticed the following problems in my wi-fi: Wi-fi is sometimes slow or doesn't connect to the usual spot after waking from suspend mode. Internet speed only reaches 2mbps (...
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Sound card not found 16.04

I have the Acer Aspire E5-575G where no sound card is found with aplay -l I have also added myself in audio group and reinstalled modules with sudo aptitude --purge reinstall linux-sound-base ...
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Failing to install Ubuntu - Read-only filesystem

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 (same with previous 15.10) on a Acer Aspire E1-510. I received the pc from a friend of mine, not used to Linux, that already failed the installation, then deleting ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 on Acer Aspire 5338 has issues

On Sunday I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Acer Aspire 5338 laptop. Since then, I've had nothing but problems. The screen freezes constantly, it regularly boots up to a blank black screen, it's really ...
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How to install Ubuntu onto Acer Aspire V5-122P Laptop [duplicate]

I just received the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS USB stick. I wish to install Ubuntu onto an Aspire V5-122P currently running windows 10. What would be the step by step method to accomplish installation?
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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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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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Can not dual boot 15.10 after installation from USB on Laptop Acer Aspire v13-371

I have Acer Aspire V13-371 and preinstalled Win10. It has BIOS v1.28. I set Hyperpass and disabled secure boot. I start it with Live USB key via Temp boot order and it works fine; it works even if I ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 freezes on Acer Aspire E11 [duplicate]

I have successfully upgraded from Ubuntu 15.04 to Ubuntu 15.10 using do-release-upgrade on my Acer Aspire E11 laptop. However the whole computer freezes (i.e. gets unresponsive) after some minutes of ...
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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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wifi is not working in my laptop in ubuntu but in windows it is working [duplicate]

In my Acer aspire e 15 e5-573-5108 wifi is not working is their any solution... this is my wireless-test-info ########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 11 Sep 2015 23:21 IST +0530 ...
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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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fl studio + wine = CPU overload, why?

I've installed Ubuntu 14, 15 and mate only to find that when I run fl studio through wine it max's out the CPU when I try the free track at the beginning of the program. My laptop is an Acer aspire e5-...
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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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want to install ubuntu 14.04 on acer aspire 5517 but it gives syslinux error

i made a hp 8GB usb dual boot via universal-usb-installer 1.9.5.2. and enable boot option from setting. but when i press f12 on start it show an error SYSLINUX EDD 2013-07-25 COPYRIGHT (C) 1994-2013 ...
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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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Installing Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on SD-Card

I've been using Ubuntu 12 LTS on my Dell Inspiron 1750, satisfied with the graphics and the performance, I decided that my sluggish an Aspire V5-123 netbook shouldn't be missing out, and yea, I ...
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Fresh Install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (No Dual Boot) - Getting No Bootable Device

Really hoping some one can assist as I'm concerned that I have done something wrong with my new installation of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, with no dual boot on my Acer Aspire ES1-512-C32A. Basically, when I ...
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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 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 ...