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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus Zenbook UX32A laptop. If you have the Asus Zenbook UX32A and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.
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For full specifications see the Asus Zenbook UX32A specifications page.
|Name||Asus Zenbook UX32A|
|Processor||Intel Core i5 3317U Processor
Intel Core i3 2367M Processor
|Screen||13.3” 16:9 HD with EWV (1366 x 768)|
|RAM||Up to 4GB|
|HDD||Up to 500GB HDD RPM With 24 GB SSD
OR up to SSD
256GB RPM With 256 GB RAID0 Technology
|Graphics||Intel HD Graphics 4000|
Integrated 802.11 a/b/g/n
|HDD||Tested||Note: some models include an integrated SSD, depending on where you install linux, change the default boot config by pressing ESC on boot and choosing the appropriate drive|
|Graphics Chip||Inconclusive||Note: latest version of ubuntu makes the machine black screen during boot (there's a workaround (standby the laptop, when it wakes it works fine) but no fix). See:http://bit.ly/XYx0Z9|
|VGA Out||Not Tested|
|HDMI Out||Not Tested|
|Display Port||Not Tested|
|Headphone Port||Not Tested|
|Microphone-In Port||Not Tested|
|Line-In Port||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
|TouchPad||Tested||Note: works out of the box, but this touchpad has no physical button (it's all part of the trackpad surface), so it's inconvenient to use. There's a fix for this on the ubuntu forums|
Upon updating to the latest version of Ubuntu, a black screen appeared on boot (see above)