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    [ubuntu] Re: dvd drive not responding

    Thanks Llamabar, that's really helped.

    OK, I have now discovered that I need to create something called a symlink (symbolic link) to my dvd device.

    I found out about this here and here.
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    [ubuntu] Re: dvd drive not responding

    OK, sorry to have left this post unattended for so long :oops: Yes, indeed, I have installed libdvdcss2, and the rest of the ubuntu restricted extras. The drive responds, very slowly, to audio cds,...
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    [ubuntu] dvd drive not responding

    Hi there,

    Complete newbie/schmuck here, running 12.10, installed libdvdread4, still can't get any useful response from my DVD drive:

    I tried to run a command I found on this forum post, but...
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    Re: Application for Ubuntu Membership - lechien73

    Dude, you totally fixed my computer!!! :D Give him the job!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Flash BIOS in ubuntu 11.10 Aspire fan issues

    Thanks man,

    Running...

    *gibbers...sweats...

    That's got it! BIOS is V1.42, ubuntu works like a dream and so does the system fan. Don't know how to thank you. Definitely endorsing your job...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Flash BIOS in ubuntu 11.10 Aspire fan issues

    Thanks Mark - I'd rather not toast my laptop on our first journey into Linux land - but where is the discussion of the known bug? If I could follow it, I'd feel better about waiting it out....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Flash BIOS in ubuntu 11.10 Aspire fan issues

    Thanks!

    Sadly, I tried that method, but the Acer BIOS files are 1.5 MB total. They don't fit on a disk image...

    So am I off to the welding shop, or is there another way? ;)
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    [SOLVED] Flash BIOS in ubuntu 11.10 Aspire fan issues

    Hi everyone, this is probably just newbie noise, but...

    I've installed ubuntu 11.10 on my acer aspire 5715z and it's grrreat but because of a design flaw, the aspire's fan only works with windows....
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