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ASUS Netbook - Loading Ubuntu

I'm still new to Ubuntu. I have 3 identical ASUS netbooks and have gotten Ubuntu loaded on 2 of them. The last one came with Win8 and I can't seem to get either the USB stick ISO or the USB disk drive ...
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FN keys not working on Asus X550Z

On my Asus X550Z with Ubuntu none of FN keys are working, nothing from FN+F1... to FN+F12. I tried to open System Settings/Keyboard/Shortcuts and it is not recognizing any FN combinations. Tried a ...
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Mousepad Driver not loading on Asus x550

I'm running Mint cat /etc/*-release DISTRIB_ID=LinuxMint DISTRIB_RELEASE=17.2 DISTRIB_CODENAME=rafaela DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela" NAME="Ubuntu" VERSION="14.04.2 LTS, Trusty Tahr" ...
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Nvidia Driver install

I have been searching for days on getting started with Linux and still can't get started. I am running the following CAELinux xunbuntu 12.04 I7 16 GB ram SSD 500 gb Nvidia GT 540M and an integrated ...
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Run sudo script at startup under 15.04 using 'systemd'

I would like to run a script to turn the keyboard backlight off on my Asus at login (this answer did not work). Before the introduction of systemd in Ubuntu 15.04, I did this through /etc/rc.local ...
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How to install Ubuntu on Asus X550Z (with UEFI)?

This laptoop has UEFI. I can't install ubuntu on this laptop as I always did. I've removed Windows, I created bios-boot partition, turn off safe boot, used Boot-Repair and it doesn't not help.
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Dummy Sound on Asus X550JK on ubuntu 14.04

I've got a problem with the soundcard on my Asus. In sound settings I've got an dummy output against the built-in speakers. When I execute aplay -l in the terminal, I recieve aplay: device_list:268: ...
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My Ubuntu resets to lock screen

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 on my new laptop, but while im working the screen messes up and it put me at lockscreen and after i login all things are closed, just like when you reboot, any help witht ...
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Help setting up SD card reader for Asus Zenbook running 14.04?

I am trying to get my internal SD Card reader working on Ubuntu. I have only found a general solution and that was to reboot the computer with an SD Card inserted, which didn't work. I'm thinking it ...
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ASUS X75VC Touchpad Issue - Unable to rest thumb on touchpad (Missing thumb resting support)

Problem description: I've bought an ASUS X75VC quite some while ago (Link: https://www.asus.com/Notebooks/X75VC/) and I really, really, really want to install Linux on it, but there is one huge ...
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Touchpad not found after sleep mode/close laptop lid after last update

Weird thing happened after my last update on my new laptop (Asus k401l), when it goes to sleep or when I close the lid, the touchpad is disabled and in system Settings > Input Devices > Touchpad it ...
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Trackpad/Mousepad is not working in my Laptop Asus K55n?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and my mouse-pad was working fine. Suddenly my mouse-pad stopped working after a few times of reboot. I went to mouse settings using keyboard, but no option to enable ...
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Fan Control on Asus ROG G550JK

Does anybody here have experience on the G550JK (or similar to this model) with Fancontrol? Currently I have the problem that all methods of getting the fan to control / spin faster (because the ...
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Problem with hibernation on EEE 1014PN & Xubuntu 14.04

I've been trying to enable Hibernation on my Netbook using the known fixes/workarounds. According to here, hibernation works fine on a EEE 1015PN but so far I've been out of luck. Using sudo ...
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“Ghost” Ubuntu entry in BIOS UEFI [duplicate]

Here's my problem : When I go to my BIOS (Asus P8P67 UEFI , not legacy available ) , my system detects a possible boot option called "ubuntu" (If I try to boot on this very entry , the system will ...
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Stuck at bootscreen(solved)

It was running fine. Today when I started my laptop, selected ubuntu from grub and it showed gnome icon, and after that stuck there. It keeps on blinking on a black screen. There was nothing I could ...
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Cant use WLAN of my laptop (Ubuntu 14.04)

I have an ASUS laptop of the series R704V. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on it this Morning and Ive got a problem: I cant use "fn + f2" to enable the WiFi. If i press "fn + f2" I get connected to the ...
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Right speaker doesn't work

I use K53SD Asus laptop with dual boot (win 7 - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS). When ı use ubuntu , left speaker work normally but right speaker doesn't work . When ı use win 7 left speaker work normally again ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Asus Q550LF sleep mode issues

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Asus Q550LF and for some reason I have issues with sleep mode. When I put my computer in "suspend mode" or when I shut it sometimes the screen won't work again ...
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ASUS PCE-N15 won't work

I've been tearing my hair out trying to get a wireless adapter to work, and I've searched various forums for answered and tried lots of commands that I don't really get but didn[t seem to make any ...
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Suspend to disk on ASUS eee pc 1005 HA under kubuntu 15.04

I just switched from openSuSE to kubuntu last week. I have only one problem with it on my eee-pc 1005HA: When I suspend to disk, it does not switch off by itself as it should. Waiting, until the ...
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Installing an asus usb-n14. I read similar questions but mine comes with an install dvd w/linux

I downloaded http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/wireless/USB-N14/DR_USB_N14_261320140102_Linux.zip from How to install Asus USB-N14 Adapter?, My adapter comes with a dvd including a file named ...
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Ubuntu kills USB 3.0 Chipset on Asus Z87-PRO motherboard

I have PC based on Asus Z87-PRO Motherboard. I have installed both Windows 7 & Ubuntu 15.04. When I have to reset Ubuntu (e.g. because of freezing) all of USB 3.0 ports stop working. Completely ...
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Battery suddenly not charging anymore

I have a relatively new ASUS F451MA. I had already updated the BIOS to the latest version before the problem appeared. I have opened up my laptop and tried to reset the battery by taking it out and ...
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Asus X200M, Super Slow WiFi Connection with Realtek RTL8188EE

I just got this new Asus X200M laptop, dual-boot Windows 8 with Ubuntu. The problem is that I am having some wireless- internet issues when I log-on with Ubuntu. When I go to, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and ASUS Z97-K

After many... many hours fighting against this, I surrender. I am not able to get "pwmconfig" to work because "sensors" doesn't detect the PWM controls for my ASUS Z97-K motherboard, even if I add by ...
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How to solve my Touchpad problem

I use a Asus X550LD laptop. On installing ubuntu or any other linux based ROMs I find that the touchpad doesn't work. The cursor moves towards the left by itself too. I've tried using an external ...
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Is it possible to disable my touchscreen , so that I can work again properly? Asus VIVOBOOK

I have a notebook Asus VivoBook with touchscreen, but the drivers are not working properly and interfere with my mouse. Is it possible to disable my touchscreen , so that I can work again properly?
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Cannot get two external monitors plus built-in display to work together

I'm on an Asus Zenbook UX31A which has Intel HD Graphics chipset with the latest BIOS. Output of lspci -vvk is as follows: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core ...
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Installing Ubuntu on an Asus K501LX

I'm having an incredible amount of trouble installing Ubuntu on an Asus K501LX. I'm booting from a USB drive, created by usb-creator-gtk. I've attempted Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04, as well as Kubuntu ...
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Wireless connection drops every 15 seconds on an Asus X550LD

I just install Ubuntu on dual boot with windows 8.1, and my wireless connection disconnects every 10 seconds. I am using an Asus X550LD. I had this problem on windows but it was cut and not a ...
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Ubuntu on ASUS A6000 not working!

I am really in a bad situation. I have installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop. (it has taken me all day as asus is rubbish!) Now my resolution is 640x480. There is an option to change it, but it ...
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ASUS ROG G551JK Backlight

I am new linux user and I have problem with my backlight. When I press the combination for turning it off, this appears on the screen. I use Ubuntu MATE 14.04 samuel@samuel-G551JK:~$ ls ...
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Compatibility with Asus Zenbook UX501 series [closed]

I was looking for a powerful Notebook and found the Asus Zenbook UX501JW-FI177H. I've done some research about problems with Ubuntu, but could not find anything for this model. Does anyone have ...
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G751JY after 14.04 LTS installation stuck at booting (purple screen)

I'm not really experienced with Ubuntu and currently stuck with the installation of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my new Asus G751JY which came with Win8 preinstalled. After deleting all pre-made partitions ...
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RAID1 with Ubuntu on Asus M5A78L-M/USB3

I have been able to correctly set up the above mentioned motherboard with the onboard RAID with Windows 7, but I need to build another machine (same motherboard) but running Linux (Ubuntu) and my ...
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Asus Motherboard + Ubuntu = unstable

I upgraded my setup with an ASUS p9x79 PRO motherboard and was not able to run Ubuntu (15.04) properly using all my cores and hyper-threading. If I do not run Ubuntu with acpi=off (e.g. with ht ...
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Asus F550ZE Wifi and all Fn functions don't work on Ubuntu 15.04

I just bought Asus F550ZE laptop and installed Ubuntu 15.04. Wifi and all Fn functions don't work, so I tried many solutions from websites. No luck for me. I also tried "rfkill list all", and nothing ...
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Running from USB-stick, reboots on Asus?

So I followed the instructions to create an isofile and choose try ubuntu without installing. Having problems on an Asus notebook. Got it to work once, but now it does some sort of check and then ...
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ELANTech Touchpad no cursor movement/right-click after upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10 (Xubuntu)

I upgraded from Xubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 on my ASUS UX305F and the cursor on my touchpad no longer moves and only the left-click functionality works. It's still recognized: $ xinput list ⎡ Virtual ...
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Two finger scrolling not working on ASUS UX303LN

I am using ASUS UX303 LN laptop, and ubuntu 14.04 Gnome is installed on it. I cant turn on two finger scrolling on it. Its not even shown in the settings. Can someone help ? I have tried these ...
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cannot turn on keyboard backlight

I am using ASUS UX303 LN, Laptop and Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 is installed on it. I cant find a way to turn on my keyboard backlight on it. The keyboard shortcut that works in windows is not working here. ...
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cannot adjust brightness in ubuntu gnome

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 gnome edition. I cant change my brightness using my keyboard shortcuts. I tried to install a gnome shell extension, but its not compatible with ubuntu 14.04. I cant find ...
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ASUS X550VC-XO019H laptopc install ubuntu 15.04 wi-fi driver

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 and I have ASUS X550VC-XO019H laptop and I want to install ubuntu wi-fi driver but I am not doing this.please help me
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wifi is not working in my ASUS laptop on ubuntu 12.04

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 with windows 7 on my ASUS laptop, the wireless connection is working in windows but not in ubuntu, only wired connection is working in ubuntu. I have tried so many ...
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Asus Xonar D-kara not working at all

I have Asus Xonar D-kara. Worked like a charm in Win7-8 but since i got to my new fav 14.04 (tried 15 also) Ubuntu just doesn't detect it. I see only my integrated(intel) and thats it. Its the same in ...
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How do I get the touchpad to work on an Asus notebook?

I recently installed Ubuntu on my aunts Asus laptop, now the touch pad does not work. I did all the updates and it still does not work. ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master ...
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How to make Ubuntu the default boot OS on Chromebook ASUS 300

I have successfully installed Ubuntu on my Asus 300 chromebook but want to make it the default operating system when it is restarted. From the research I have done a command in crosh after I log into ...
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Asus G551 wakes up in a second after suspend

My Asus G551 with Ubuntu 15.04 installed doesn't want to suspend. When I close the lid or just click "Suspend" in the system menu it goes to sleep for a second (it starts blinking with power led), but ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 no sound at laptop speaker but working on headset Asus EeePC 1015cx

I Just Recently Install Ubuntu 15.04 But there is no sound on Laptop Speaker but it is fine when I use Headset. Thanks in Advance.