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Re: 11.04 issues


On Thu, 26 May 2011 12:13:45 -0400
Tim Bernhard <ohiomoto@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Just a quick note.  I've been using Lubuntu 32 and 64 bit on my 11.6"
> Gateway EC1458u and Acer 1810TZ laptops with out any issues.  I purchased a
> new laptop and found a few bugs.  I tested with both  64-bit installed and
> 32-bit live.
> Here is the short list:
> 1) Can't adjust screen brightness.  The application shows changes, but
> doesn't actually affect the display.
> 2) If I try to "mouse" settings, the Input Device Prefs applications
> crashes.  (I only tested with trackpad.  will try mouse later.)
> 3) No scrolling on the on the touch pad.
> 4)  Can set tool bar style/window list to display icons only.  I can select
> the option, but it has no affect.
> My guess is that there are some compatibility issues with this machine (Acer
> 3820T).  I'll do some more testing when I have a little more time and see if
> there are any known problems with running Ubuntu in general with this
> machine.
> Tim

Have you seen this page https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AspireTimeline a quick read, shows links to a thread that mentions the touch pad problem (no solution though) and an Acer group on Launchpad.

Steve Cook (Yorvyk)