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Wrong battery state reading cause brutal shutdown

I have an Asus Zenbook UX31A, the Asus 13" unit from first generation ultrabooks. I run Ubuntu 12.10 up to date on it. Before a week or two I used to enjoy more that 5 hours of battery life, ...
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Asus TF700t Ubuntu/Android Dual Boot

I want to dual boot my transformer infinity. I like android, but as an IT student it cannot do everything I need homework wise, besides pocket Minecraft sucks. So I want to have my cake and eat it ...
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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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Loud fans despite cool system under Linux (but not Windows)

My new desktop computer runs almost silently under Windows, but the fans seem to run on a constantly high setting under Linux. Psensor shows that the GPU (with NVidia drivers) is thirty-something ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 shutdown hangs in Asus P42F

On shutdown the following message is displayed: acpid: exiting speech-dispatcher disabled; edit /etc/default/speech-dispatcher The computer hangs at this spot and does not complete a shutdown or ...
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Ubuntu15.04 Installation Error Asus UX303LA

My PC is an Asus UX303LA. During the installation process of Ubuntu 15.04 I have the following error message: Message in the window: trying to overwrite '/usr/sbin/validlocale', which is also in ...
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wireless randomly becoming phantom hardblocked, only fixed by reboot

First off, I am aware of other people recently posting similar issues but none of the many fixes or suggestions in any thread I've seen has resolved the issue for me. my ASUS netbook had been working ...
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Pinch-Zoom on Asus UX302LG touchscreen

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. The system only recognizes multitouch tapping like 3 fingers for move window, 4 fingers for open dash, but no mutitouch-gesture that involves holding the fingers on the ...
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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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How to make the ambient light sensor work on Asus Zenbook UX303?

I have a Asus Zenboo UX303LN. There is a known issue with the brightness keys, which is no big deal for me but I would like the ambient light sensor to work. I didn't find much information on this ...
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Overheat problem with Ubuntu 15.04 on Asus K55VD

I got this laptop. The issue is with the nVIDIA / Bubmlebee/Optimus. Drivers are correctly installed, no black screen. Optirun is working correctly. However, after a period of about 10 minutes ...
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Bluetooth not working with xHCI (USB 3.0) on Intel 7260 chipset in Asus UX301LA

I can't make my laptop's onboard bluetooth to work correctly and permanently without disabling xHCI from BIOS. Bluetooth is always shown as disabled after booting the computer. When trying to enable ...
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Skype videocall upside down

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on an Asus k50fa. When I use the webcam on Skype the video is upside down and on cheese is working fine. The webcam is the one built in with the laptop.
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Bad WiFi reception on Asus Zenbook (Works great with Windows 7)

My WiFi reception on my Asus Zenbook (model ux31) is very weak compared to when I boot my Windows 7. I use both from the same location, and the reception on other devices (ex: my iPhone) is great. I'm ...
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Microphone does not work on Asus VivoBook X202E

I have recently bought an Asus Vivobook X202E, with touch screen and Windows 8. I have tried to adjust the sound systems as many answers on this site suggest, but it still doesn't work. I think Asus ...
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Machine check error on ASUS while booting from USB

I put the last Ubuntu iso on my USB stick using UNetBootin, after formatting it to fat32. I've already done that before with other operating systems and it worked. I can't actually boot Ubuntu from ...
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lm-sensors reports incorrect chassis fan speed on ASUS M5A78L/USB3 in 12.04LTS

I recently built a machine based on the ASUS M5A78L/USB3 motherboard and installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it. Most of the system sensors were automatically detected and work correctly. However, when I ...
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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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16.04 Asus Zenbook UX305UA freezes with HDMI

The above laptop is freezing up sometimes when I plug in a micro HDMI dongle. The laptop is running Ubuntu 16.04, with very little installed, and is up-to-date as of today. Here are a few scenarios: ...
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Bluetooth headset Issue on 16.04

I have recently upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04. My bluetooth headset no longer works. I've spent the last few hours trying to diagnose the issue with no success. My bluetooth mouse still connects ok. ...
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Laptop compatibility

I am looking at purchasing an Asus k55vd-dh71-ca and installing Ubuntu 14.04 on it as my OS. I will probably start with a dual boot just to be safe, but I was wondering if anyone has used 14.04 on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't see the touchpad

I recently bought an Asus F555U with Windows 10. I immediately tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 and I started having problems. I had to go through BIOS to install it, since it didn't do it and when I ...
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Two finger scrolling and other multitouch gestures are not working on asus laptop model x555u.

Output of xinput list: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)] ⎜ ↳ ELAN1000:00 ...
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Reinstall/Reconfigure GUI Ubuntu 2015.04

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for my workstation and had issues with chromes hardware accelleration so i tried to install the matching nvidia drivers. I used the nvidia installer to install the drivers on my ...
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Touchpad drivers for Asus K501LB

I'm looking for drivers for my touchpad on the Asus K501LB. I want the double-finger scroll function to work properly and other features available on Windows. Is there maybe another program for this I ...
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Crash battery power Ubuntu 12.04.5

My computer instantly turns off when trying to load ubuntu 12.04.5 on battery power. If I start with the ac plugged in then unplug the comp runs for hours, so the battery is fine. The crash happens ...
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ASUS Netbook - Loading Ubuntu (replacing Win8.1)

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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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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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 14.10 installation fails on Asus Zenbook UX305FA

I have attempted to install Ubuntu 14.10 on my new Asus Zenbook UX305FA. Every time I attempt it, it sticks at the Security Key section. The laptop came equipped with Windows 8.1, and I erased it to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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.
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Asus K50I Webcam with image up side down on skype

I've Ubuntu 14.04 on my Asus k50I laptop and as I try to test my video settings on Skype my image is upside down. I've searched some solutions. I've installed libv4l-0 , also libv4l-0:i386 and then ...
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14.04 installation on Asus: “Attemped to kill the idle task! Kernel panic - not syncing”

I'm trying to install ubuntu 14.04 on new PC configuration (asus b85m-g, i3, vertex ssd) via ubuntu boot dvd (burned iso). After initial installation process (country, user account) and copying files ...
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Install ubuntu on a Motherboard ASUS H81M-C

This kind of motherboards use the new UEFI BIOS. In the user guide says that it has support to the operating systems Windows 8/ Windows 7, but I need to install Ubuntu 15.04 so my question is if I can ...
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Can't get past boot menu after WUBI installation

I just tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 using the Windows Installer from the Ubuntu website on my Windows 7 Home Premium ASUS gamers laptop and while it appeared to install correctly, when I rebooted the ...
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Correct configuration of graphics card Nvidia GeForce GT 520MX Optimus on 12.10 x64 (ASUS K53S Laptop)

Recently I installed the latest version of Ubuntu in my laptop. I made the installation with the following guide. The graphic card works and the window displays optirun glxspheres in operation and ...
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My Hard drive not detected by installer on an EEE PC 1000HE

I have a Eee PC 1000HE with a formatted clean hard drive. The installer can not see my hard drive and the partitioner is empty and there is no drives at all.