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Asus x750j not allowing me to boot Ubuntu

I have tried installing Ubuntu 14.04 multiple times on my Asus X750J laptop. I have already put it on some of my other computers. However, when I attempt to put it on this laptop, it will not work. I ...
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14.04 Asus g56jr Fn + Brightness control

I have recently installed Ubuntu on my new Asus G56Jr laptop. I noticed that despite all the other Fn+fX keys are working, the screen brightness does not. I have already tried editing the grub, as ...
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Touchpad nearly inactive in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a laptop ASUS X550LD. When I installed Ubuntu 14.04 I had to use my keyboard. The mousepad is nearly unresponsive, like when I rollover too fast the cursor moves a bt few seconds later. I ...
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How to safely update software with a non-standard kernel?

Background I have an Asus UX302LA laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. As the default kernel mainline (3.13.*) is incompatible with the GeForce graphics card it ships with I switched to to a ...
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Dead ASUS laptop - Can I boot Windows from within Ubuntu terminal?

I have an ASUS laptop (model u56e, windows 7 64-bit) that is baffling me right now. I was recently on a trip, laptop working fine, though partitioned SATA HDD a bit overloaded with vacay pics. On way ...
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Bluetooth problem on Asus U32 with Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Asus U32 alongside Windows 8. Recently I've upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 and since then the Bluetooth is not working anymore. Whenever I try to turn it on from the ...
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Asus 1001PXD and Ubuntu 14.04

There is a web site that contains information about Ubuntu 12.04 suits very well with the ASUS EEE PC 1001PXD model. I'd like to ask anybody used 14.04 with that model of Asus. Here is the link ...
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ASUS 1005PE runs hotter and drains the battery quicker since installing 14.04

Since migrating to 14.04, my ASUS Eee PC 1005PE laptop runs very hot and the battery seems to drain faster. I believe it may be attributable to the loss of the Jupiter application that replicated the ...
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uefi Unable to install 14.04 on new asus desktop

I just got a new asus m11ad-us0008o desktop with windows 7 and i am unable to get it to boot from the usb or dvd. I have tried everything i can think of: disabling secure boot, csm enabled and ...
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Fn Media-keys issues on Asus Q500A

I'm dealing with a serious matters since I installed My Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Ctrl key seem pressed at the startup and keys b,h,c are pressed when I use: Fn+F11 (to decrease volume) Fn+F12 (to increase ...
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Asus Chromebox Displayport monitor not detected

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 as a dual boot OS on my Asus Chromebox and I'm a linux newbie. Anyway, everything seems to be working fine except for the DisplayPort monitor not working. The ...
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ASUS USB-N13 Wireless Adaptor Losing connection

I have just purchased a new ASUS USB-N13 as it was recommended for use with Ubuntu 14.04. MY connection is set up but closes around every 10 minutes, it then asks my for my Wi-Fi password again to log ...
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pwmconfig: “There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed”

I'm trying to reduce my fan speed with fancontrol and pwmanager because, despite the temperatures being the same, they are much louder on Linux (Ubuntu Gnome 14.04) than on Windows. I've followed the ...
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Trouble when opening laptop lid. Only black screen is displayed. Ubuntu 14.04?

I have a Asus S56CA laptop. When I bought this laptop, it came prinestalled with Windows 8 wich I updated to 8.1. I soon decided that Windows wasn't right for me and decided to use my old Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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ASUS PCE-AC66 & bcmwl-kernel-source: unstable connection with frequent disconnections

Yesterday I bought myself new wi-fi adapter (ASUS PCE-AC66). It works perfect on Windows 7, but today I tried to use it with fresh installation of Kubuntu 14.04, and it's a complete nightmare. I ...
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Asus UX31 ultrabook suddenly shuts down when below 50% battery

I've heard over the years that this computer had issues with the BIOS settings but that by 13.10 it had been cleared. It never used to happen on 13.10 but now that I'm on 14.04 it started showing ...
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Installer crashed on Asus Zenbook [closed]

It just crashed and offered to report a bug. Which I did https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubiquity/+bug/1328175. After that, I restarted and everything seems to work properly so far. If ...
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Internal Microphone not woring in Ubuntu 14.04

I bought a new laptop, an ASUS 550LB. Installed Ubuntu 14.04 and everything is working phenomenally well (I even managed to successfully set up dual boot alongside Windows 8.1) However, there is no ...
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Ubuntu not booting after install from USB (kernel panic?)

After booting fine frome a live USB I installed it and everything was going swimmingly but when I try to boot from the hard drive it just stops and I have to do a hard reboot. I tried booting into ...
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wifi not working asus x550cc it is hard blocked

hello all i have Asus x550cc laptop with ath9k wifi card in which I have a problem with Ubuntu 14.04. i can not enable wifi it shows wifi is disabled by WiFi switch I tries 'rfkill list all' command ...
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Asus Vivo PC and Ubuntu installation Problem

Bought a new pc couple of days ago, Asus Vivo Pc V60. Downloaded 14.04 LTS 64bit version, after installation, it goes to a black screen with a bunch of error messages, and fatal error and lots os ...
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CPU Fan always on high speed after upgrade to 14.04 [duplicate]

cpu fan always on high speed after update from 13.10 to 14.04 MB Asus P5G41T-M LX V2 It was working nice on 13.10 Output of sensors: atk0110-acpi-0 Adapter: ACPI interface Vcore Voltage: ...
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Can't Install ubuntu to ASUS mainboard

Socket 771 dsbf-d12 with two E5420 XEON Live CD 10.10, 12.10 13.1o all this Lives cd makes my PC to reboot state if I try to boot it or install it. With one CPU I can see log... it says something ...
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Brightness fn key shortcut doesn't work on ASUS laptop

The brightness shortcuts via fn key don't work. I tried each solution from this answer and its comments. After editing /etc/default/grub file I rebooted. GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="acpi_osi=Linux" ...
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ASUS KPGE-D16 With ADM 6344 Running Ubuntu 12.04 Very Slow Processing

I set this machine up as a workstation specifically for CFD work. I have 64G memory, 24 cores processing, and fastest Disks available. Running the same CFD model on my Windows quad core notebook ...
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Keyboard backlight only stays on in a light environment

So on my ASUS laptop (Q501LA), I can adjust the keyboard backlight with the hotkeys just fine, but the backlight seems to behave opposite to what you would expect - in a dark environment (like a room ...
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internal microphone difficulty, after multiple various attempts, no success

I am currently running 14.04 on a brand new Asus K550L, and I can't get the internal microphone to work. I've tried messing with ALSA, the sound section of system settings, pulseaudio volume control, ...
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How do I get the touchpad working on an Asus x450L?

I've been using ubuntu for a couple of weeks now and have been surviving without my touchpad. I have Asus x450L laptop. Are there drivers available so my trackpad will function again? It works on ...
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WiFi not working on Asus U32 with Ubuntu 14.04

I know this problem has been stated before, but none of the solution worked for me. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Asus U32 laptop, alongside Windows 8. Recently I've updated from 12.04 to 14.04 and ...
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Asus laptop and faulty USB 3.0

I have weir issue with my asus laptop in have only one usb3.0 and it works, sometimes.. sometimes it just dies. $ dmesg | grep xhci_hcd [ 1.488284] xhci_hcd 0000:04:00.0: xHCI Host Controller [ ...
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Change brightness on Asus G53JW with Ubuntu 14.04

I have an Asus G53JW and I can't manage to change the brightness anyhow (fn hotkeys are not working). I used Debian for 6 months and had the same issue and never found I way around this. I did ...
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My 3d windows doesn't work

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit and my laptop is an AsusX550CA. Intel® Core™ i3-3217U CPU @ 1.80GHz × 4 Intel® Ivybridge Mobile graphics I ran the command ...
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Bluetooth and speaker occasionally working on ASUS N550JV

I use a ASUS N550JV laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8 dual boot. The Bluetooth module is atheros ar3012. Since the day Ubuntu is installed, the behavior of Bluetooth and speaker is weird. They ...
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Ubuntu partition not accessible on a UEFI laptop

I successfully installed Ubuntu on my Asus laptop. When I start the computer there's no GRUB to let me choose which OS I want to use, it starts Windows 8. When I try to put Ubuntu as a first choice ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 abort due to weired mouse move with ASUS R409C

When I try to install Ubuntu 14.04, on an ASUS R409C, the touchpad works fine until the language selection step. Then the cursor periodically moves to left (about 1cm at once) up to the edge of the ...
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Problem Installing ubuntu via usb in ASUS R510C

My boot loader doesn't recognize the usb for booting and installing ubuntu. I already disabled the secure boot and it still does not recognize the usb. If there is anyone that has encountered the ...
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Synaptics AreaBottomEdge messes up click and drag on Asus ClickPad

I have an Asus n550jv that has a clickpad, where there aren't distinct buttons for right and left clicking. Clicking the pad in the bottom left often moves the cursor slightly, so I miss my target by ...
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Weird pointer+mouse+touchpad functionality in Ubuntu + ASUS X550L

I have an ASUS X550L. When I try to install ubuntu (any version), my touchpad does not work during the installation and mouse also acts weired such that some buttons cannot be clicked with the mouse. ...
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Wifi not working installed drivers

Hello I'm new to Lubuntu and I'm currently using an old Asus laptop 1,8Ghz single core AMD and 700~MB RAM. And now I'm trying to get wifi working I've searched Google way too many times and I've tried ...
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MediaTek MT7630 not working on Ubuntu 14.04 (need alternatives) [duplicate]

Please help :/ I have an ASUS x550c laptop with a MediaTek MT7630e wifi card. The wired internet works, but wireless doesn't. I have tried all the online solutions and none of them work. Since I need ...
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Asus K55V, two graphics cards, how to set up a second card as a major?

i have laptop Asus K55V with two graphic cards: 1. Intel HD3000 2. GeForce 610M I know bumblebee but it is not what i want. I need to set GeForce card as the main and only graphic card in system. Do ...
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Squeeking noise issue with Asus laptop. Found working solution for Windows, now how to do this on Ubunutu?

My Asus laptop makes a high pitch squeeking noise/sound. It turns out that is has something to do with the CPU and its power saving settings. I have my laptop on dual-boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu ...
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Detecting LG KP500 phone and ASUS MeMo Pad in Ubuntu 14.04

I had a couple of devices that I were automatically detected in Ubuntu 12.04: An LG KP500 (or "Cookie") phone and the ASUS Memo Pad 10. Using Ubuntu 14.04 these devices are not detected and I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Wifi conected but doesn't have internet

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Asus N56V. During the instalation and the first day of using it the connection was working perfectly. After I switched it off I didn't have internet anymore despite ...
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Running Ubuntu on t300la [duplicate]

I recently got a Asus Transformer Book 13 inch (t300la) and would like to install ubuntu alongside my windows 8.1 install. I was able to turn on CSM and boot my live usb with ubuntu 14.04 on it, ran ...
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[drm:intel_dp_start_link_train], too many voltage retries, give up

Upon startup in Ubuntu 14.04 on my Asus Ux32vd laptop, I get the following error: "[drm:intel_dp_start_link_train], too many voltage retries, give up" The computer boots fine otherwise, but I ...
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Dual-boot Xubuntu & WIndows 8 on Asus Zenbook UX32a [duplicate]

I just got an Asus Zenbook UX32a. It's got a 24gb SSD and a 500GB HDD. I'm trying with little success to run a dual-boot with Xubuntu but I honestly have no idea how to do this and everything I've ...
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Dual monitors will only display in mirrored mode; How do I configure the second one as an extended desktop?

Recently I installed 14.04 on: ASUS A88XM-A MoBo AMD A10 7700K CPU 32G Ram. The kernel version is: - 3.13.0-24-generic #46-Ubuntu SMP Thu Apr 10 19:11:08 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Freeze Constantly! [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 yesterday on my before using Win 8.1 Laptop using USB. I've installed drivers for Nvidia and other default programs like Chromium, Pidgin, New version of LibreOffice, Spotify ...
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Asus sometimes boot problems

Usually my Asus notebook boots like it should. All drivers are working, everything runs smooth and I don't have any problems. However, sometimes it starts with my fan at 100%, and the battery ...