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Problem installing update for Asus strix claw

I have a Asus strix claw mouse and the same problem as here: Asus STRIX Claw mouse and Tactic Pro keyboard not working under Ubuntu 14.10 I haven't been able to install the update mentioned in the ...
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WiFi LED light Always ON never off

hello I'm using the Atheros A9485 and install ubuntu 14.04 LTS in asus eeepc 1025c press fn f2 wifi --> turns ON or OFF the LED lights always ON never off what's its solution ?
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Hardware (/fakeraid?) RAID 1 fails to show correct size using Asus X99-PRO

I have a Ubuntu-only system with 3 disks, 1 SSD drive and 2 identical mechanical drives. The first one has the core Ubuntu install while the latter 2 I want to set-up with RAID 1. Unfortunately I get ...
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I can't install ubuntu for my asus a6r [duplicate]

It is a very old laptop, and I would like to install ubuntu. I have tried with pendrive which was created by rufus. When the install should be start I always get this screen: ...
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Can I configure multitouch trackpad gestures with focaltech-dkms and touchegg?

I have an ASUS UX303LA and I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I've installed focaltech-dkms from Pilot6's PPA and two-finger scrolling works like a charm. I would like to have multi-touch gestures ...
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cannot install on asus z97-a 3.1 mobo

I can boot into my usb from my bios, but when i select install or run without install I lose video output. I have tried all of my usb ports and I tried using a usb hub to bring it down to usb 2.0 but ...
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ASUS laptop speakers doesn't work

When I open my ASUS laptop (N550JV), the speakers does not work. When I check from the sound icon at the right bottom, it seems there should be sound. So what I do is this: I increase the volume to ...
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Somes problems with touchpad

Good night , I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my asus x455la . I am new to this so , but I have some problems such as the touchpad stops working and they could not help me to solve . Thank you
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Blue tooth and Web cam not visible by ubuntu

SO I am Completely new to Ubuntu. But I am Managing. The only thing that doesnt work Now are my Bluetooth adapter and Built in Web cams... and touch screen..... and mouse pad As far as multi ...
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ubuntu mate no sound intel hda

I've purchased an older netbook from asus: EeePC x101CH with an intel HDA sound chip. I installed ubuntu mate 15.04 and tried already several things to get te sound working, but to no avail. I already ...
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Only one CPU is being used

I am running ubuntu 12.04.5, have an Asus N53sv and I am have the same problem as the post below, but becuase my bios is different I can not apply the same fix. How to fix that only one out of four ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) installation hangs before entering bootloader on ASUS N75SF, using Live-CD

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) on my ASUS N75SF laptop, but Ubuntu can't get to the point of installing. It hangs immediately after entering the first purple screen ( the one where ...
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Can I get Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS on my Asus X553M [duplicate]

I just got a Notebook Asus model X553 with WIN 8, now upgraded to WIN 10, but I don't like it at all, it is to slow, my question is if I can get Ubuntu latest LTS OS only installed, with out any ...
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Touchpad not working after suspending laptop

This seems like a common problem, but after trying all of the fixes I've found on forums, I'm still at a loss. Specs: computer: Asus k501LX-EB71 OS: Ubuntu 14.04.3 kernel: 3.19.0-26-generic ...
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How can I diagnose/fix my video refresh rate during shutdown on an ASUS K-series laptop?

I have an ASUS K401L laptop. It has built in Intel Graphics + external Nvidia GeForce 940M. When booting, the boot up screen shows the usual Ubuntu with the cycling dots to show loading. However, ...
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My PC loses the bluetooth firmware every time I restart it

I have to re-update the bluetooth firmware every time I restart. ~$ cat /proc/cmdline BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.19.0-28-generic.efi.signed root=UUID=54775b42-3ac8-4219-b6d5-defcb23797b7 ro quiet ...
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ASUS Laptop touchpad not working

I am using Asus X450LA and Ubuntu 14.04. I installed Ubuntu last day. But I am facing problem with touchpad. It is not working and pointer is not visible too. I am using a mouse. I searched google a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Asus G550JK SonicMaster External Subwoofer not working

I have bought Asus G550JK laptop(G version of N550) and installed Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I'm just a beginner in using Ubuntu, but I managed to make everything work fine except the external SonicMaster ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu on ASUS X205TA

I want to install Ubuntu on the Asus X205TA. https://www.asus.com/Notebooks_Ultrabooks/ASUS_EeeBook_X205TA/ I created a successful USB Installer (I've tested it on other computers) however I cant ...
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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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Touchpad not working after suspend on Asus A450L

I recently change laptop to asus A450L and install latest ubuntu 15.04, there is one annoying bug, touchpad not working after suspend, and need to reboot to make it working again. Touchpad not ...
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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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Hardware brightness control on Asus R556LB

I have an Asus R556LB. All my keys but the brightness control work out of the box on the 4.1.2 kernel. I tried booting the kernel with the following extra options acpi_osi= acpi_backlight=vendor ...
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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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ASUS notebook hangs on shutdown with 14.04. Nvidia related…?

When I attempt to shut down via the terminal or GUI (and even sometimes during startup), the computer hangs indefinitely and I have to hold the manual power button to turn off. After much ...
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Black screen after booting Ubuntu on an Asus Zenbook Pro UX501

I have Ubuntu installed on an external hard drive. It was originally installed on my old laptop, but now I have a new one. When I try to boot on it, the computer seems to boot properly but there's no ...
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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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Nvidia Driver install [closed]

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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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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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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Touch pad occasionally freezes on Asus Laptop

The touch pad occasionally freezes on my laptop. If I plug in a USB mouse I can move the cursor but the touch pad remains frozen until after I restart. I am running Ubuntu 14.04.
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Using /etc/rc.local to turn off keyboard backlight no longer working in 15.04

I have an Asus laptop, and the keyboard backlight comes on full at startup. I formerly used the instructions here to issue a sudo command to turn it off. Basically, the steps were: gksudo gedit ...
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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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2-in-1 Laptop tablet mode issues after installing a fresh version of Ubuntu

Currently, I am using a 2-in-1 Asus Model TP500LA and I decided to install a new version of Ubuntu (14.04). However, when I freshly installed it, I notice that the computer is unable to go into ...
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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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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 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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Backports wifi driver wont reload after eboot on ubuntu 14.04

I am having some problems with wifi after installing Ubuntu on my ASUS F551CA.After having problems with a hard block (which i solved by black listing one of the two drivers) I was able to get a ...
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Fan Control with 13.10 and ASUS P8Z77-V deluxe motherboard

My supposed quite PC is quiet audible presently. I have three Silent Wings 2 fans connected to the ASUS P8Z77-V Deluxe motherboard and a Dark Rock 2 CPU Cooler with fan all working nicely and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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“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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Ubuntu 14.04LTS on ASUS wifi disconnecting and reconnecting

Hi I'm a beginner and am currently running Ubuntu 14.04. When I use rfkill list I get: 0: phy0: Wireless LAN soft blocked: no hard blocked: yes 1: asus-wlan: wireless lan ...
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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 ...