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What power settings can I use for Asus U32U-ES21 to achieve something close to the stated 10 hours battery life?

So when I got my Asus X32U Notebook, the first thing I did was delete windows and install 64bit Ubuntu 12.04 - which works great, however I only get around 2.5 hours on battery - nothing close to the ...
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Windows doesn't boot after Ubuntu installation

I have had serious problems installing Ubuntu and Windows and have dual boot. Recently I installed both operating systems, Ubuntu was the last one, and after that my computer was booting directly to ...
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ASUS 1215n 12.04 overheating

This is the 3rd time i install Ubuntu. And this time it's 12.04. I've been going back to Windows, but keep on coming back! But I just got this one problem, my ASUS EeePC 1215n keeps on overheating ...
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Can't get 12.04 to install

Trying to load Ubuntu 12.04 on an ASUS F5 laptop (PRO50G - Pentium t3200). The install CD has already been used to install 12.04 on another laptop. Ubuntu appears to be loading until it gets to the ...
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Headphones not working. Realtek ALC270. Asus K55VD-DS71 laptop. Ubuntu 12.04

I helping my friend to setup ubuntu who is a first time user. It's an ASUS K55VD-DS71 laptop. Following codecs are being reported on the system when I issue the command cat /proc/asound/card0/codec*...
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Erratic display behaviour on 12.04 using an Asus Zenbook

When I first plugged in my 23 inch monitor through the mini-VGA port, everything worked...both display were detected, and worked. On the second or third plug in, the internal display would turn off, ...
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nvidia GT630M with HDMI second monitor

I am unable to use double screen with HDMI (works with VGA however) on my ASUS laptop with nvidia 630M I tried downloading the newest nvidia driver, however I cannot make it work properly and my ...
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The brightness gets reset after unlocking

I'm getting this annoying behaviour (didn't occur on any of the previous releases), every time the display gets lock after typing the password the brightness is reset to 100%. But when I open the "...
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Corrupt screen with an nvidia 6100 on a HP S2031 monitor

On a blank 20G drive I loaded a CD install, it gets to the choice screen, but the screen corrupts either in Try mode or Install mode, it gives a login screen on the Left side of the screen and ...
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Is it normal for 12.04 to occupy almost 4GB?

I'm using a ASUS EeePC 901 and have some basic questions/issues. I installed 12.04 on the 4GB drive, selecting the option to erase it before doing so. Immediately after the installation I saw that ...
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How to make the internal subwoofer work on an Asus G73JW?

I have an Asus G73JW laptop which has an internal subwoofer built-in. Currently, the system detects the internal speakers as a 2.0 system (or I can change do 4.0 is the only other option). I found a ...
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Asus 1018p dead after upgrade to 12.04

I was successfully running 11.10 and upgraded through the software update. Everything was running perfectly until i did a reboot. Now when i hit the power button the light comes on and the wireless ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on Asus Eee 1015pem

I'm having trouble to install Ubuntu. I use an ASUS Eee 1015pem netbook. Recently, my netbook got wet. I had it inside my backback and all my things got wet. The netbook boots up fine but it will not ...
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Ubuntu not working after upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 on ASUS U36S

I have an ASUS U36S, and no problems using Ubuntu 11.10. Few hours ago, i upgraded to 12.04 and now nothing works (neither mouse nor almost nothing) I can reboot the system and sometimes the keyboard ...
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Resolution goes to 640x480 after disabling KMS

This Ubuntu 12.04 box happens to freeze all of a sudden under regular usage - anything seems to be able to make it freeze. In one effort of seeing what could fix it, I've disabled KMS (Kernel ...
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Keyboard light hotkey (Fn + F3 and F4) rarely work on an Asus G60J

Im using Ubuntu 12.04, and my laptop is an Asus G60J. Specifications: Ubuntu 12.04 64bit Intel i7 720qm Nvidia gtx 260m 4gb RAM The laptop always start with the keyboard backlit On. The hotkeys ...
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Why isn't ubuntu installing on my Asus EEEPc 900a?

I installed ubuntu on my Asus EEEPc 900a twice and it doesn't boot. I even disabled all boot sources except the hard drive in BIOS.
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Installing Ubuntu on Asus A43SM

i've Asus Laptop A43SM the specifications can be seen here. I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop, but something wrong is happening. When I boot up Ubuntu on this laptop the first ...
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usb ports unavailable after suspend

My problem is that after installing Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop, suspend did not work. Through this training, i solved the suspend problem. But after resume from suspend my USB ports become unavailable.
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12.04 crashing on Asus A9Rp?

I've got an Asus A9Rp Laptop which crashes constantly (4 to 6 crashes in 2 hours of use), in two different ways: Long terminal output on black screen Completely graphically messed up, But still ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 won't install from USB to Asus eee Netbook

Please help :) I've made the bootable USB all fine and dandy, press enter to install, it flashes and then does nothing! Just stays on the same screen counting down from 30 per usual. My netbook is ...
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Graphics problems on Asus EEE 1101 HA, Precise Pangolin

I installed Precise Pangolin x386 Desktop version via USB stick without incident. There are two, possibly related, problems: After suspend (e.g. closing the lid), the graphics are corrupted as ...
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Asus K53S F5 F6 brightness keys not working

On my Asus K53S i7, the F5 and F6 keys, for brightness controls, don't work. In Ubuntu 11.10 and in 12.04 (by upgrading mode). I don't know if there is some relationship with the first problem, but ...
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Help trying to get two-finger scrolling to work on Asus UL80VT

Multi-touch works fine on Windows 7 with: two-fingers scroll vertical and horizontally, two-finger tap for middle click, and three-finger tap for right click. However with Ubuntu, I've never been ...
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Windows “Problem” after installing Ubuntu, what is it?

I saw Ubuntu 12.04 yesterday and decided to install it. First I went to the BIOS, then selected Security> I / O interface Security> New interface card and set it to locked. This is the only way I ...
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Network problem in 12.04

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 but when I run installer (or LiveCD) it writes that there is no connection to Internet (I don`t continue installation because ubuntu is the only OS on my pc and I ...
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Brightness setting not remembered on an Asus X54H

So I set the screen brightness using either the function keys or the brightness & lock app. After a reboot or plugging in A/C the brightness goes back to max. When I take A/C off brightness is ...
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High Power Consumption and Wakeups on my Asus X54H [closed]

So I've been using powertop to try and reduce the power consumption on my laptop as I only seem to get about 3 hours of battery. From reading other threads on here it seems my power consumption and ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu(s) on ASUS K53SM

I am unable to install any version of Ubuntu. I tried Ubuntu 11.04, 11.10 and 12.04 beta. But the installation process terminates immediately after the splash screen, stating termination signal 9. ...
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Ubuntu for Android on the ASUS Transformer Prime

I would like to use Ubuntu on my Transformer Prime in parallel with Android (not as a dual booting solution, I want to be able to switch between them instantaniously). I am aware of the traditional ...
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No Internet Connection - ubuntu 11.10

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 recently. After the first bootup the computer freezes so I have to force-quit my computer. Then I turned on my computer after that. I tried connecting to the internet. My (...
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Ubuntu fails on Boot Up

I have a dual-boot of windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10. AMD Phenom-II 4-core processor, and an Asus motherboard. So here's what happens, I turn on my computer my machine does its start-up process, then the ...
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Tried Everything, Ubuntu CD won't boot

After wubi didn't work (error: prefix not found), I decided to perform a native Ubuntu install. Before that I changed and checked my BIOS already. First I downloaded an 11.10 iso from ubuntu.com and ...
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GMA 6300 in asus eeepc x101ch stuck at 800x600

I've read that this card is unsupported at the moment and i can wait with ubuntu 2D. What i can't stand is working in 800x600 resolution. Any ideas? I'm running Precise Beta 2 on a Asus eeepc x101ch ...
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Any way for ubuntu to use more than one core of i7 cpu on my Asus laptop?

Newly installed ubuntu 11.10 on a new Asus U46E laptop. /proc/cpuinfo correctly identified the cpu but shows only one core: processor : 0 vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family : 6 model : ...
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I don't want to manually turn on my wireless everytime computer starts up

How can I have this switched to ON automatically when I log in? When I startup my machine, that thing is switched OFF and I have to manually switch it ON before I can use the internet. I can't see ...
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Attempting to change Keyboard Backlight levels changes theme

I'm using an Asus G74SX on Ubuntu 12.04. When I try to change my Keyboard Backlight levels my theme seems to change or crash to a backup. P.S. My Screen Brightness won't change if I use the keys or ...
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I can't use my WIFI on my Asus please help

Here it's the info !! please help [sudo] password for anon: *-network DISABLED description: Wireless interface product: Centrino Wireless-N + WiMAX 6150 vendor: Intel ...
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Newest Ubuntu on weak Asus

I have some question. This would be my first time with Ubuntu,I bought some cheap notebook Asus K50C-SX002. Can I use newest Ubuntu on that notebook without any problems? Maybe my notebook is too weak ...
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How can I make Ubuntu more responsive on a netbook?

I have Ubuntu 11.10 installed on my Asus 1015PEM (Atom N570). The interface seems pretty sluggish, compared to what I remember it being with Ubuntu 10 using Metacity. What's the easiest way to ...
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Suspend hangs on 11.10 - need help debugging

I have an ASUS X53SD laptop I just bought. I deal with a lot of linux development, so I prefer to have Ubuntu running as my primary OS. I have a fresh install of 64bit 11.10 with just "bumblebee" and ...
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Any way to update bios for Asus X101H without Windows?

I have tried everything and no matter what the EZFLASH that comes with the netbook is not working for reading my USBs, whether FAT16, or FAT32. In Windows, Asus has their update tool which updates ...
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Asus G53SW weird touchpad behaviour

My friend has a new Asus G53SW notebook with Ubuntu Oneiric installed. Sometimes the touchpad is weird and hangs around or you can't click on things. It's quite unusable. How can I fix this weird ...
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How to enable Windows 7 recovery after installing Ubuntu?

I bought a Asus K series laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium. I removed Windows and installed Ubuntu. I left the recovery partition untouched and Ubuntu created an entry in GRUB named Windows Recovery ...
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Minimum Brightness Level too Bright/High on an Asus UL-50

the minimum brightness level is too bright for me. I did take a look at the following post: Decrease Backlight Below Minimum but the solution mentioned did not work for me. Before using ubuntu, I ...
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How do I get Wireless to work on a Asus Zenbook UX31(E)?

I have a new Asus Zenbook UX31E. One instant problem that I have run into is that there doesn't seem to be a way to get wifi working out of the box using an Ubuntu 11.10 Live USB stick which has ...
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Ubuntu on Asus EeePc VX6s?

Does Ubuntu 11.10 works on Asus EeePC VX6s? Does all of the features work or what doesn't?
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Is the Asus Xonar U3 supported?

I suppose the question applies to Linux in general but what have user's experiences been with Asus Xonar U3? Does it improve the sound quality of onboard or the generic drivers cripple it?
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No network connectivity (not wired or wireless) - RT5390

I am starting to think I simply need to accept a small loss and sell my new ASUS K73E. Because I really don't enjoy computing when I have to deal with Windough$ and this windows 7 64 bit on my new ...
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ASUS Eee PC 1215B: Washed Out Display with AMD Catalyst drivers

I have been having this problem for a while, however lately I have been trying to find ways to make my netbook perform better, visually and functionally. When I use default Radeon graphic drivers, my ...