l i n u x - u s e r s - g r o u p - o f - d a v i s
Next Meeting:
July 7: Social gathering
Next Installfest:
Latest News:
Jun. 14: June LUGOD meeting cancelled
Page last updated:
2012 Dec 18 19:10

The following is an archive of a post made to our 'vox-tech mailing list' by one of its subscribers.

Report this post as spam:

(Enter your email address)
Re: [vox-tech] frustrating laptop problem
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [vox-tech] frustrating laptop problem

On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 12:56:26PM -0800, Norm Matloff wrote:
> So, I recently "inherited" an Acer Aspire One, model 722.  (My daughter
> had been using it but she then bought a Mac.)  Naturally, I wanted to
> install Linux on it.
> I began with my distro of choice, Ubuntu (in this case 12.04).
> Installed fine; didn't even need to fiddle with the WiFi.  But after
> installation, it turned out that the touchpad would freeze after a few
> seconds.  Same when I attached a USB external mouse.  
> If anyone has any suggestions, they would be highly appreciated.


Perhaps you already found this page.

My guess is that there is some problem with ACPI. 

Brian Lavender

"There are two ways of constructing a software design. One way is to
make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies. And the other
way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies."

Professor C. A. R. Hoare
The 1980 Turing award lecture
vox-tech mailing list

LUGOD Group on LinkedIn
Sign up for LUGOD event announcements
Your email address:
LUGOD Group on Facebook
'Like' LUGOD on Facebook:

Hosting provided by:
Sunset Systems
Sunset Systems offers preconfigured Linux systems, remote system administration and custom software development.

LUGOD: Linux Users' Group of Davis
PO Box 2082, Davis, CA 95617
Contact Us

LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
based in Davis, California
and serving the Sacramento area.
"Linux" is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Sponsored in part by:
Sunset Systems
Who graciously hosts our website & mailing lists!