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Thread: Ubuntu 9.10 On Acer 5740[Core i5]

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    Ubuntu 9.10 On Acer 5740[Core i5]

    Whenever i tried to install Ubuntu 9.10(32 bit) on my new Acer Aspire 5740 [Core i5,4GB DDR-3] it doesnt get installed.
    I booted from CD and clicked on Install,after this screen goes blank and nothing happens.
    Can any please help me...???

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    Hastings, NZ
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    Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

    Re: Ubuntu 9.10 On Acer 5740[Core i5]

    Yes I have the same laptop & problem with 9.04 9.10 10.4

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    Re: Ubuntu 9.10 On Acer 5740[Core i5]

    Have you tried this procedure?

    http://www.sharemail.com/mediawiki/i...)_on_Acer_5740

    The problem seems to be caused by integrated video card.

    hope I was able to help you.

  4. #4
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    Re: Ubuntu 9.10 On Acer 5740[Core i5]

    Once you get Ubuntu installed, take a look here:

    http://linux4tw.wordpress.com/2010/0...r-5740-laptop/

    to find out how to fix the brightness and wired networking bugs.

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