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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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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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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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How to fix Ubuntu not being able to create a boot entry

I just installed Xubuntu 20.04 LTS on an old acer laptop and I noticed two strange things while using the laptop: Ubuntu shows up as Linpus Lite in the Bios (under the Boot tab) Edit: I confimed now ...
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Can't get wifi working on Aspire E15 E5-571G-35NW

I wanted to start learning linux. So I installed ubuntu on my old laptop which was using Windows previously. After installation I realized that I can't connect to wifi. Ubuntu's options only include ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Disable any key on the keyboard notebook

Can I disable the SysRq PrtSc button? I am using OS xubuntu 18.04 LTS. My PrtSc SysRq button is stuck, sometimes it pushes itself. So many screenshoot windows appear.
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How to install Ubuntu on Acer aspire 5s [duplicate]

Please help for installing Ubuntu
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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. uname -a shows: Linux Aspire-ES1-522 4.18.0-25-generic #26~18.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jun 27 07:28:31 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...