You can have the screen positioned at the angle you desire, but picking up the Ultrabook to move it to another location, for example, can cause the screen to tilt back all the way — it doesn’t happen all the time though. I have a different touchpad driver. Colours, contrast and brightness are all top-notch on this screen and it’s definitely the best we’ve seen on an Ultrabook — it’s better than the Samsung Series 9’s screen thanks to the higher resolution. Update to kernel 3. Now just double the physical size well, maybe stick to 24″ , keep the DPI, change the ratio to 1. It’s possible to adjust the palm rejection area and make it larger through the “ASUS Smart Detector” feature of the driver, and this is what we had to do to try to counter this problem, but it didn’t work well. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

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Kernel parameters to use Enabling ASPM saves a meaningful amount of power when idle according to powerstat. The only fly in the ointment is a touchpad that so far has been a bit less than perfect. Now that we’ve finally got our hands on it, we can understand the hype behind this machine and we can see that ASUS has indeed fixed a lot of what was wrong with the original.

ASUS UX31A: Putting the Ultra in Ultrabooks

You will probably want to comment out the circular scrolling lines here as it interferes with lateral selection within input boxes. This option makes external USB mice freeze randomly every minute or so.


Skype, Google Hangouts install and run guvcview and adjust your brightness, contrast and gamma settings. If you’re not happy with zenboom SmartTouch drivers, though, give the other drivers a shot.

Download Asus ZENBOOK Prime UX31A Elantech Touchpad Driver

Contents Asus Zenbook Prime and Ubuntu Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count. See below the current problem with Ubuntu Just apply this to kernel parameters: The ELAN touchpad in the Zenbook Prime is also an improvement over the Sentelic pad that was used in the original Zenbook, but it’s still far from perfect. Oh, and make it OLED. July 17th, Wifitoggling might give a kernal panic.

They aren’t big enough issues to allow one u3x1a completely dismiss this Ultrabook though — uxx31a the moment, it’s definitely one of the top units in the Aussie market.

Colours, contrast and brightness are all top-notch on this screen and it’s definitely the best we’ve seen on an Ultrabook — it’s better than the Samsung Series 9’s screen thanks to the higher resolution. You will need to install with the fix above, and then revert the setting after you’ve upgraded pfime Linux kernel manually.

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Workarounds to control screen brightness are detailed below. Please vote for bug https: For example, “xbacklight -set 50”. You can carry this thing to and from work with ease thanks to this slim profile and a light weight of 1. Create and edit the file “zenbook. Optimizing for SSD You should follow the directions at http: Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?


The only thing that was annoying with the keyboard was a slight squeaking that developed in the space bar. Anybody have any luck with this? Originally Posted by bambam Any new ideas how to overcome this issue? With the asus-wmi patch all functionbuttons work except brightness of course. They are of good quality considering the slight dimensions of this laptop, zenboko though they are not very loud. Originally Posted by screemo.

They recommended not to update to win It’s now backlit there are four intensity levels to choose from rlantech it looks great. We enjoyed using this Ultrabook very much for daily work and entertainment tasks; applications loaded swiftly and multitasking was a breeze especially with the large screen resolution. Display mirroring to the VGA output can be achieved with the following command: