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This page is aimed to collect the recipes needed after a fresh install of archlinux on a laptop from the Asus U32U serie.

Note: You may not need those tricks if you are using a desktop environment such as GNOME, KDE, Xfce,...


To show the boot menu press Esc during startup.

System Recovery

In order to restore to Factory Default Settings you'll have to press F10 at startup AND Recovery from the grub.

Sound issue

To get sound working you should create a user specific file ~/.asoundrc or a system-wide file /etc/asound.conf with the folowing content:

pcm.!default {
	type hw
	card 1

ctl.!default {
	type hw           
	card 1

A good configuration for the sound could be as follow:

Master: 100
Headphone: 100
Speaker 100
PCM: 100
Mic: 34
Mic Boost: 51
Auto-Mut: Enabled
Internal: 22
Internal: 51


A good configuration for the microphone could be as follow:

Mic Boost: 51
Capture: 47
Digital: 81
Internal Mic Boost: 51