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There’s now a setting to help the touchpad reject input while typing, although I’m not sure it actually works all that well as I can still see the mouse cursor moving around as I type this. That seemed to work fr me. They are of good quality considering the slight dimensions of this laptop, even though they are not very loud. You just need to enable it in Mouse settings. If you find video too dark when using video-conferencing apps eg. Contacted Asus support and was told ux31a is not and will not be a win10 compatible device. Type the following code in a terminal window and hit ‘Enter’:

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It’s thin, light, has a backlit keyboard and its battery life is impressive.

[ubuntu] Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A and UX32VD – Page 7

I’ve had problems with the touchpad too since I upgraded to win The ambient light sensor that controls pirme keyboard backlight could also stand to be a little more sensitive also, we noticed that this sensor only controlled the keyboard light and not the screen, which we would have liked. Alternatively, you may connect the device to an external screen during the installation.

This solution is preferable to the one mentioned above, because it allows for the installation of Ubuntu in UEFI mode without the need to convert it later on. Just zfnbook this to ux13a parameters: More than the resolution though, the screen is excellent because it’s an IPS panel that possesses wide vertical and horizontal viewing angles.


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Note from a UX31A user of Ubuntu Check out how to install it here Disabling the power management for your wireless module can solve this problem with the following temporarily fix: However, as much as the Zenbook Prime is a vast improvement over the original Zenbook, there are still a couple of niggling issues that are present.

It seems, most features of this modern notebook rely on a higher Linux elantceh version than delivered by default with Ubuntu Just execute this command ONCE and reboot: Solved since kernel 3.

I’ve also noticed that a few other aspects of the touchpad, like coasting after scrolling with a two-finger swipe, don’t seem to be as smooth as with the ASUS SmartTouch drivers.

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Several button features do not work out of the box. Earlier reviews done with the initial drivers should probably be ignored at this point, as the driver updates have dramatically changed the overall feel of the touchpad tluchpad the past month.

Overview Anything not mentioned here should work out of the box. Join Date Jul Beans 4. Last Jump to page: Make sure you update the BIOS as well, as apparently that also has an impact on the touchpad.


Workarounds to control screen brightness elsntech detailed below. I downloaded the update for the driver from here: Found the tip here: A 50 Watt-hour battery is installed in the chassis and it provides the Zenbook Prime with a very useful lifespan while it’s away from an outlet.

You can asys what is your model with the command: The Core i7 CPU and the fast solid state drive ensure that things move along swiftly.

It’s a CPU that gives this Ultrabook a lot of power for regular office tasks, and it can also be used for transcoding media files when you want to convert files for use on a mobile device, for example. The biggest improvement – the Intel graphics RC6 power saving – is enabled by default in Ubuntu It appears the BIOS is case sensitive.


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This shortcut should be listed by default under “Sound and Media”. Audio quality on the UX31A is decent considering the size of the laptop. YMMV, naturally, but at worst the touchpad is still generally better than everything other than the latest Synaptics touchpads.