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How do I get the Broadcom BCM4313 wireless working on an Asus 1015PX?

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Asus 1015PX which is certified by Canonical. My WiFi is not working. I read about the BCM4313 troubles and tried ...
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Suspend/hibernate doesn't work on an Asus laptop

I'm having issues suspending Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) on my new Asus U30SD-XA1 laptop. It's a new laptop on the market. Is this a known issue and is there a fix for it? Basically, whenever I ...
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No sound from external subwoofer “Sonic Master” on an Asus N76VM

A few weeks ago I bought an Asus n76vm notebook looking forward to it's 'superior sound'. This sound system compromises an external subwoofer which amplifies bass and is connected to a special output ...
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How to boot Ubuntu from SSD drive which cannot be selected as boot device?

I have freshly installed Ubuntu 12.10 (64 bits) on an Asus S405CM-WX117H laptop (similar to this one) which features a 24GB SSD drive and a regular 500GB hard drive. I placed the / (ext4) root file ...
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Wireless disabled by hardware switch on an Asus X550V

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 and I have ASUS X550V laptop. This is my rfkill list: 0: asus-wlan: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: asus-bluetooth: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no ...
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Connecting Asus USB-N13 Wireless Adapter

I'm trying to connect my desktop (running 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04) to an Airport Extreme Base Station by using an ASUS USB-N13 wireless adapter. I plugged it in, turned on the desktop, and the adapter ...
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Missing driver ASUS PCE-N53 11n N600 PCI-E Adapter

I have problems with getting an Asus PCE-N53 11n N600 PCI-E Adapter card to work on my desktop computer. As far as I can tell no drivers are installed for the card. I know I can manually download the ...
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Asus K52F laptop web camera shows upside-down picture in Skype

How to fix upside-down picture produced by web camera in Asus K52F (1.3 Mpix, don't know the model) laptop (Intel i3 M350, Intel video, Ubuntu 10.10) ? Update: It seems ridiculous :) but the ...
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Keyboard backlight not working on an Asus N56V

See this question. The FN keys are not working Using answer in this question I installed the asus-wmi-dkms_0.2_all.deb.gz package Now, using xev I see that the keys emit keycodes (for backlight ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to remove all “rc” - residual packages using command line at once?

I have an Asus Q500A with win8 and Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit; Linux kernel 3.8.0-32-generic. I have been having residual package issues which have been giving me trouble trying to reconfigure ...
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Issues installing wireless network driver

I recently did a full install of Ubuntu 13.04, well my Asus PCE-N15 (which seems to have a common issue in Ubuntu) seems to be functioning horribly. In system monitor it fluctuates from about ...
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Sentelic Touchpad Scrolling ASUS UX31 Zenbook

The capabilities of the touchpad on the new ASUS UX31 Zenbook leave much to be desired. The touchpad works like a mouse, but no vertical or horizontal scrolling. I contacted a developer who works for ...
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Asus Eee PC 1015CX shows resolution of 800x600 in Ubuntu 12.04

I have Asus Eee PC 1015CX and I wanted to install Ubuntu 12.04, when I used the bootable USB and tried it, the only available option for resolution setting was 800x600 which looks bad on the screen. ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 touch-pad and keyboard problems asus q500a

I am using an asus q500a with ubuntu 12.04 unity; linux kernel 3.5.0.39 with windows 8 dual boot. I will note that all of my hardware works flawlessly in windows 8 which came with the computer, I ...
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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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Asus n56dp Sonic Master subwoofer not working

I have Asus n56dp with amd processor and graphics not intel. I can't get the subwoofer working. lspci | grep Audio output: 00:01.1 Audio device: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Device 9902 ...
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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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Panic occurred switching to text console in netbook

Yes, I know that there is exactly the same question is asked here, but in my case I would like to provide more information in order to try to solve the problem. Because that question had been asked ...
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Asus Eee pc 1005peb screen really dark despite brightness set to full

I have here an Asus Eee pc, model is the 1005peb version. Now for the most part it runs fairly decent and quick, not much issue with it except one major one. Every time I restart or turn on the ...
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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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Function keys for ASUS n56vm not working

i have installed Ubuntu 12.10 (64bits) (3.5.0-18 kernel) on an ASUS N56VM. Most fn+key are working except for: brightness keys (fn+f5/fn+f6) don't work. fn+c - gamma keys fc+v - camera fn+space - ...
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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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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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Wireless does not activate when the computer starts up. It works after the first hibernation

I have a Asus f550c laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 installed. When it starts up, the wireless device is off, and the key combination fn+F2 to turn it on does not work. To activate the wireless device, the ...
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Touch screen support Asus EP121

Has anyone installed 12.04 on the Asus EP121, and if so, what works? Of all things, the touch screen would be the most important. Has anyone had any luck with it?
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FN keys F9 - F12 do not work on an Asus U30sd

Using the Keyboard Utility I was able to select the asus layout and after that I was able to get the majority of the function keys to work(screen brightness, wifi, sleep, num lock, and scroll lock). ...
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Asus X550L Weak Wifi signal ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to Ubuntu OS. I've installed ubuntu 14.04 x64 on my ASUS X550LC laptop yesterday. The wifi signal is weak & getting disconnected sometimes. Searched all over the web but many site/forums ...
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Subwoofer not working in 13.10 on Asus N56DP

Currently have an Asus N56DP. Using an older answer I could get the subwoofer to work under 12.04 but after an upgrade to 12.10 that method stopped working. lspci|grep -i audio 00:01.1 Audio device: ...
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help with synclient configuration on an Elantech touchpad

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my brand new ASUS K55V. The touchpad behaves weird - two finger tap is interpreted as right-click, click and drag is not working (a double click is needed) ...
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ASUS Z87 Pro Bluetooth not finding other devices with 13.10

Ubuntu 13.10 installed on a machine with ASUS Z87 Pro motherboard, which ships with it's "Wi-Fi GO!" wireless networking built in, which is based on a Qualcomm Atheros AR9462 Wireless Network Adapter ...
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Is it possible to boot without adding `pci=nomsi` or `acpi=off` to the grub command line?

I have an ASUS X64SL laptop with Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 CPU. When I want to boot with Linux I have to add to the grub command line either pci=nomsi or acpi=off. Is there another way to boot without ...
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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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How do I fix F10, F11 and F12?

What software are related to the Keyboard? or the Keyboard configuration? Problem It's local, only at my account. It doesn't help If I try the reassign the keys they still won't work. Info My ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu 12.04 on asus n76vb fan speed not working

I instaled lm-sensors followed everyting 1@ubuntu:~$ sudo sensors-detect perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: LANGUAGE = (unset), LC_ALL = ...
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Remap keyboard Ubuntu 12.04; Asus Q500A

I have an Asus Q500A with win8 and Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit with linux kernel 3.8.0-32-generic. I am using gnome-panel, and xserver-xorg-lts-raring. I have been experiencing problems with the keyboard ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 shutdown hangs in Asus A3500E [closed]

On reboot or shutdown, in a old Asus A3500E notebook, with a fresh Ubuntu 13.04 install, the process hangs and shows the messages: "acpid: exiting" "speech-dispatcher disabled; edit ...
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Laptop monitor stays black with an external display connected to my Asus UX32VD

Whether I run Ubuntu as a live-USB or install it, I always have two trash bins on the Unity Launcher. Both work, and both open the same location. This seems a bit redundant; what could be done about ...
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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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Brightness problem after upgrade Ubuntu 13.10

I have upgrade to 13.10 recently. But, the brightness is working after I add this in version 13.04 before. After I upgrade to 13.10, this code is not working on ASUS Slimbook X401U #!/bin/sh -e # # ...
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Which should I choose : Asus UX31 vs. Macbook Air

I'd like to replace my netbook (Samsung N210) by something a little bit more powerful while keeping my machine weight low and long battery life. I currently hesitate between two machines I consider ...
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How can I get wireless to stop disconnecting on my ASUS X201E?

It will work for a while and then randomly disconnect. Its quite annoying, especially when streaming any sort of media. I have tried it on multiple networks and it happens regardless of network. At ...