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Questions tagged [acer]

Acer is a Taiwan-based international computer company, producer of monitors, laptops, netbooks, desktops and other products.

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rEFInd won't boot Linux when in place of Windows Boot Manager

I have installed OpenSUSE 15 on Acer Aspire ES1-132 (which is infamous for being reluctant to run anything but Windows 10) and now trying to boot it. The only way I can achieve this so far is by ...
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How to enable Acer Aspire One 725 0802 touchpad & F Keys?

I recently tried to install the Elementary Luna OS using Unetbootin. Instead of installing to a USB or CD to boot from, I installed the OS to the hard drive. It seemed to install fine, the BIOS ...
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How can I recover grub2 (Fedora) that has been killed by Windows 10 using Fedora-LiveUSB, on Acer laptop?

Windows 10 has killed grub2, how can I recover the grub to access to Fedora again using a Fedora Live USB?, I'm sure that i installed fedora in uefi mode, I had used for some time Fedora in dual boot ...
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PCIe Bus error when booting Archiso and when using wifi-menu

I'm trying to install Arch Linux on a Acer Spin 5 Laptop. I'm booting the latest archiso from a USB-Stick in UEFI mode and even before the system has fully started these errors appear during the boot ...
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Puppy Linux on laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 (dual-boot)?

I just read about Puppy Linux the other day. The latest release is called Tahrpup, and is partially built from Trusty Tahr (Ubuntu 14.04). So now I am curious, and I would like to install it on my ...
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Hard drive making strange sound

It sounds like the HDD is put into a power saving/sleep mode, spun down, but immediately started up again, and then this repeated 3-4 times, very quickly. How could I find out what this exactly is, ...
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Linux Mint randomly freezes

It happens that every once in a while my notebook randomly freezes and I have to restart it. I'm running Linux Mint 18.1 on my Acer Aspire ES1-311-P59G laptop. How can I investigate this problem (i....
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No Bootable device issue after Installing Kali Linux - Acer Aspire ES1-533

I have purchased 3 Acer Aspire ES1-533 Laptos , I just tried to install Kali linux , created bootable disk using Rufus , and it was a GPT/UEFI compatible USB drive. But after my installation the ...
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Detecting turning of laptop lid and device orientation

I'm using Arch Linux on an Acer Spin 5 laptop. The laptop lid can be turned backwards and then be used as a tablet. In Windows this is detected automatically and the keyboard is deactivated then. Arch ...
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“Security policy fail” when booting Arch Linux from USB drive

I have copied the latest Arch Linux release (archlinux-2016.08.1-dual.iso) to an USB drive (32GB Transcend with USB 3.0) via dd. I'm trying to boot this drive on my Acer-Aspire VN7-791G, but it fails ...
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Configuring touchpad on Acer Aspire-VN7-791G with Linux Mint, changes are not accepted

I'm trying to configure my touchpad by adding options in a the newly created file /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-synaptics.conf. The file looks like this: Section "InputClass" Identifier "enable ...
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Headphone volume controls Speaker Volume in Acer NE46RS1 Laptop and volume muting problem also

As my HP ultrabook has it's trackpad needing replacement, I purchased a cheap $198 Acer Gateway NE46RS1 laptop and installed Linux Mint 18 on it. This laptop has only an integrated speaker apart from ...
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Fedora Touchpad Stopped Working After Update

So I am on the latest version of Fedora. I have an Acer Aspire E15. I did a dnf update about a week ago (it was probably two weeks out of date at that point) and shutdown. I didn't turn it on again ...
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Debian live USB has no EFI boot driver and cannot be installed on an Acer laptop

I have created two live USBs in two separate pendrives: The first one has an ISO image of Debian. The second one has an ISO image of Fedora. Equal conditions My laptop: Aspire V11 Touch (aka V3 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with acer timelinex 5830TG

This is about using ubuntu on a specific machine. I have been using ubuntu on an acer timelinex 5830TG with 8 gb ram and 750gb HD with 1 gb Nvidia G540M. However I haven't been able to use the graphic ...
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How do I stop charging the battery way prior to 100% in OpenBSD?

I'm thinking about using a netbook as an OpenBSD server. I'd like it to have UPS -- so the integrated battery is quite useful. However, I'm very familiar with the batteries going dead very quickly ...
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Unable to wake up after locking screen

Just installed Xubuntu 19.04. When I try to lock my screen it does some weird and crashes. Screen turns off and I have to turn the system off manually. Tried xscreensaver and it works just fine, but I ...
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Second monitor not working

My Acer monitor which is plugged into my Razer Blade 15 laptop is now not being detected in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS after installing an nvidia driver (sudo ubuntu-drivers autoinstall) I have no idea if ...
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Wifi on Ubuntu on Acer Aspire Switch

I have an Acer Aspire Switch 10E, which I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Windows 10 Home, as a standard dual installation. I can't connect to my home WiFi network on Ubuntu, it isn't even ...
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Can I try to induce a freeze in my computer to isolate what is causing freezing?

Lately I have experienced some freezes in my laptop (Acer Aspire V 11 Touch). In all cases there were neither high loads at stake nor alleged programs (once I was even typing around simple commands in ...