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ASUS K56CB heats up very quickly with 14.04

I have 14.04 installed on my ASUS K56CB and it hasn't been a real good experience so far: my laptop heats up very quickly when performing basic tasks like webbrowser with Chrome and playing some ...
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Very slow write access to SSD disks on some Asus P8Z77 motherboards

I have Asus P8Z77-V LK motherboard, that ran Mint 13 (based on Ubuntu 12.04) just perfectly, but recently I've tried to install Mint 17 and noticed abysmal write performance. Write speed on SSD disk ...
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Ubuntu not showing as boot option in BIOS

I'm having loads of problems using Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit in a machine with Win8 preinstalled. I have tried installing it 3 different times, using different configurations. The one i'm with now has a ...
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Asus 1015E Laptop Won't Suspend

I'm running 14.04.1 LTS on an Asus 1015E laptop. The computer has not been suspending when I close the laptop. It also doesn't suspend when I choose suspend from the system tools. While shut, the ...
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Skye videocall upside down

I'm have installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on an Asus k50fa and when I use the webcam on Skype the video is upside down and on cheese is working fine. The webcam is the one build in with the laptop Can ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Screen Brightness ASUS G750JS

I got a new ASUS G750JS at the beginning of the summer and set it up for a Windows 8.1 / Ubuntu 14.04 LTS dual boot. Minus discovering that the Windows 8 boot manager is completely broken, I had ...
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Problem using touchpad on ASUS F750L

I've got a problem since I have successfully installed Ubuntu 14.04 as Dualboot with Windows 8 on my new ASUS F750L Notebook. The Touchpad works perfectly with Windows 8, but in Ubuntu, i need to use ...
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Wifi not working…still

Upgraded to 14.04 from 12.04 (which was working fine). Now wifi will not connect most of the time. Sometimes when rebooted it connects but most of the time it will not. I have not changed anything ...
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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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Ubuntu on ASUS VIVO PC [on hold]

Has anyone tryed to install UBUNTU on a ASUS VIVO PC? I can't install it as I get a black screen full of errors after the instalations starts. Been messing with BIOS but still no results. Help anyone? ...
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New laptop with Atheros AR956x wireless adapter wont work on ubuntu 14.00

I Bought a new laptop Asus X451MA, it has AR956x wireless adapter the thing is is not working i had to attach a usb wifi adapter and it worked fine, I need some help guys getting the drivers for that ...
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Problems with network adapter AR956x on new laptop

I just bought a new laptop Asus X451MA with wireless adapter Atheros AR956x in which I want to use mostly Ubuntu. Well, I've just installed Ubuntu 14.01 from an usb, but when I get to the section ...
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Is there a way to get Broadcom 802.11ac WiFi (43b1) working on Ubuntu 12.10?

I have a dual boot of Windows 8 / Ubuntu 12.10 on an ASUS G75VX with Broadcom 802.11ac Network adapter device 43b1. It seems that there exists no drivers for this adapter. I have done all of the ...
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Some issues on ASUS X550LC (dual boot with Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8)

I have dual boot (UBUNTU 14.04 and WINDOWS 8) on my ASUS X550LC. Windows is working fine. But I have found some issues when I am running Ubuntu. Bluetooth is not working. Brightness is going 100% ...
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Webcam upside down when using skype

When I use skype my video is upside down. But when I use Google hangouts or cheese it is fine. How do I fix this? I have tried many things and nothing ever has worked. My laptop is a Asus K53E.
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How to install Ubuntu on ASUS Zenfone 5? [duplicate]

can anyone help me on installing ubuntu on ASUS Zenfone.
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Can't connect to any Wi-Fi on Asus X550C in Ubuntu 14.04

I did a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 the first and the only OS on my new laptop ASUS X550C and I cannot connect to any Wi-Fi, even toggling fn+f2 (keyboard default) doesn't swith/show Wi-Fi indicator ...
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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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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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Wireless not working on desktop with Asus USB-N13 (B1) wireless adapter

I am trying to connect my desktop to a wireless network. I have purchased an ASUS USB-N13 B1 adapter. I have followed instructions for installing drivers and disabling conflicting drivers. I have ...
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Isssue with touchpad in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have bought an Asus laptop model X550LD-XX064D and I am facing an issue with the touchpad. It is not responding properly, also when I use the USB mouse it doesn't provide any consistent performance. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, running pathetically slow

I had a pc with Asus P5SD2VM motherboard, having intel core2duo(2.80) processor. It had SiS Mirage 3+ integrated graphic card, RAM 2.2GiB, HDD 250GiB Recently I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my machine. ...
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Backlight issues with Asus X551MAV-EB01-B

I've got a fresh install of trusty (xubuntu if that matters, I don't think it should) on a Asus X551MAV-EB01-B. My function keys for brightness don't work. Here's what I know so far: If I pass ...
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How do I install an ASUS USB-AC56 WiFi adapter?

I'm trying to get this ASUS USB-AC56 adapter installed on Ubuntu 12.04, but when I try to extract the Linux file from the cd, it says I don't have the right permissions to extract. I tried downloading ...
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Ubuntu 14 and Asus S551LN - Wifi weak and drops off

I was running a really old HP NC6320 where Ubuntu was working perfectly. So I naturally wiped Windows and installed the latest Ubuntu 14 on my new Asus S551LN. I thought I got the wifi to work ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Asus G75VW (UEFI)

I bought an Asus G75VW. It has the new UEFI BIOS instead of the old style BIOS (1980's) and has Windows 8 preinstalled. I cannot get the G75VW to install Ubuntu 12.10 in EFI mode. I did get Ubuntu ...
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How to enter BIOS menu again after uninstalling rEFINd?

I have two hard-drives and installed separately Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 on them. UEFI and "Fast Boot" are enabled in BIOS. I was unable to make dual boot through GRUB menu but was able to do that ...
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ubuntu 12.10 on Asus eee pc 1015 px [duplicate]

I have installed ubuntu 12.10 on my Asus eee pc 1015 px. i m unable to update using the software updater. It shows: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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ASUS F550LN Touch Pad Problem

I recently installed the newest stable release of Ubuntu on my ASUS F550LN and I can't get the touch pad to work. Well, it works for a single split-second once every 10 seconds circa. I can also use a ...
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Ubuntu Hangs & Shows a Black Screen on Install with ASUS Z97-Deluxe & GTX 770

I'm building a new rig, and I'm having trouble installing Ubuntu. I burned the latest Ubuntu 14.04 image to a DVD from my Macbook Pro. I booted off the DVD and pushed a key when the keyboard/person ...
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Asus touchpad not working in ubuntu 14.04

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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How to turn off the front diodes of asus g56jr in ubuntu 14.04

When I use my laptop at night the front panel indication diodes for wireless caps lock HDD etc. are frustratingly bright. It would be great it they were off. I know I can put some kind of sticker ...
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Which ubuntu version works fine with sis driver 671 771

I unfortunately have notebook ASUS K50C which uses a sis graphics driver. I tried many different options from different forums but I am still having screen resolution problems. Its screen resolution ...
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Brightness keyboard buttons do not work on Asus 1225c

I have problem with my new netbook. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and I can't use my brightness key's (Fn+F5/F6). When i use them OSD appears and indicates the increase or decrease of brightness but ...
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Laptop overheats with ubuntu 14.04 while stay cool with windows 7

I have an Asus N53SN laptop. It has both nvidia and intel integrated gpu. I am using nvidia-prime with restricted drivers. When idle, heat levels stay low, but whenever I watch a movie or youtube, ...
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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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Weired 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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Install Ubuntu on second SSD on Asus eeepc 901

I have an Asus eeepc 901 which previously had Windows XP installed - I'd like to replace this with Ubuntu 14.04 now that XP is out of support. The eeepc model that I have has two SSD drives - one 4GB ...
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Running Ubuntu on Asus N56VZ?

I am planning to buy an Asus N56VZ with Windows 8 pre-installed. Will this notebook be able to run Ubuntu without problems? The specs on the computer are: Part Number: N56VZ-S4278H CPU: i7 3630QM ...
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Screen backlight control for Asus G55V

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an Asus G55V laptop and neither the laptop brightness control keys (FN+F5, FN+F6) nor the Brightness setting are able to control the backlight. Note that I've ...
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How to make the system detect correctly charge status?

Yesterday, after correctly performed the installation of (UEFI) ubuntu 14:04 LTS 64-bit in dual-boot with Windows 8.1 64-bit on my laptop asus A551LN I had a serious problem: the operating system did ...
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SD Card reader won't work [duplicate]

I have Asus X552V with built in SD card reader and Ubuntu 14.04 64bit, and I tried to mount SD card, but it doesn't even show up. Nothing happens when I insert SD card. I tried restarting computer ...
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Asus PCE-N15 wireless adapter only connecting at 1Mb/s on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have installed an Asus PCE-N15 wireless adapter on my Ubuntu 14.04 install. It sees and connects easily to Wireless networks, but it only connects at 1Mb/s when connected to my TP-Link TL-WR340G ...
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Asus G74 blocking Ubuntu LTS install

I am trying to install Ubuntu LTS on my laptop (Asus G74), but when i select the Usb drive I'm using, a black screen with white text appears. It says something wn-block at the top.
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Laptop hangs on exit of suspend mode when using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS?

I have an Asus S56CA Laptop that is using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS as a sole Operating System. Previous to this I was using Ubuntu 14.04 and had lots of unwanted documents, images, videos etc and also had ...
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What is causing my Intel 7260 bluetooth device to disconnect when I unblock it with rfkill?

SOLUTION: The problem appears to be that the Bluetooth module does not work well with xHCI in Linux. There is a BIOS setting labeled "XHCI PRE-BOOT MODE", which must be set to "Disabled". If it is ...
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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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Wifi is Hard-Blocked and Ethernet connection fails - [Ubuntu 14.04] - [Asus B43S-XH51]

I was just using this laptop yesterday on ethernet and a few days ago on wifi. I've never had a problem with this computer and wifi. I currently only have Ubuntu 14.04 installed - no dual-boot with ...
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No Sound After Upgrade to 12.04 HWE

Recently I have upgraded my Asus B43s from 12.04 to 12.04 HWE and have lost all audio upon start up. When going to the sound setting, there are no devices available. Once I run command "lspci | grep ...
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My ubuntu runs in slow motion on ubuntu 13.04 asus 1015cx

My specs: my Asus EeePC 1015CX certified by ubuntu 12.04 lts asus 1015 cx with gma 3600 graphic card intel atom dual core ubuntu 13.04 My problem: I need to use ubuntu 13.04, not 12.04. ubuntu ...