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This most likely seems to be a graphics drivers related compatibility issue. You say that you have a new ASUS laptop ... ASUS ships with NVIDIA cards. As you didn't provide further details, I assume it came with GTX 900 series. For these new adapters it is recommended to use the latest official drivers. Boot from Ubuntu USB installation media you have ...


There's only one way of knowing: Testing. Ubuntu uses the Linux kernel. Unlike Windows' NT kernel, Linux comes with most drivers built-in, so in 99% of the cases every piece of hardware will be "plug-and-play": you insert it, it works. No need to install anything. But sometimes you may have some trouble, specially with extremely new hardware, since Linux ...


when you boot from USB and see grub press the E key. Add nouveau.modeset=0 to the end of the linuz line then press F10 to boot.


Your wireless adapter is blocked. You can unblock it by running sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/asus.conf <<< "options asus_nb_wmi wapf=4" Reboot after that. If that does not work try 1,2 or 3 instead of 4.


Try to update to the 4.4 kernel version (for this you can follow the answer here). This solved the problems with the touchpad i had on my asus X555UA, but i still have problems with the internl mic and the jack.


Like mentioned on comments, disabling Bluetooth and adding this blacklist dw_dmac blacklist dw_dmac_core to sudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf solved all the issues for me. I got this from this link

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