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I was looking for a powerful Notebook and found the Asus Zenbook UX501JW-FI177H. I've done some research about problems with Ubuntu, but could not find anything for this model. Does anyone have experience with Ubuntu on this model?

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    The validity of answers to questions about hardware compatibility is usually very short, and as such this is not a good question for this site. – guntbert Jul 14 '15 at 20:04
  • I installed Ubuntu on my UX501JW. Airplane mode and Fn+F5/Fn+F6 keys to control brightness were not working. I solved the issue with this question and this bug ( GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi_osi=" ). I installed the drivers with this question. The Wifi doesn't work after suspending, everything else is working properly. :) – Timothée Jeannin Oct 22 '15 at 7:32
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Touchscreen & WebCam is not working as good as in MS Windows, otherwise it's quite good. Even, I am writing this response from my zenbook pro-ux501JW :)

  • Great, thanks man (: the version I'm gonna buy doesn't have a touchscreen, but still, good to know that I don't have to worry about it too much. What about the power management? And battery life? Is it like really bad or good? – L1nuxUs3r Jul 16 '15 at 12:01
  • @L1nuxUs3r Could you please re-write the description in your question otherwise it is sounding more like a shopping or hardware recommendation and coming under clauses mentioned at askubuntu.com/help/on-topic – Puspendu Banerjee Jul 16 '15 at 19:39
  • which version of Ubuntu have you tested? – Yusef Mohamadi Aug 28 '17 at 11:13

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