|Nvidia graphics||Working, see below||nvidia, bumblebee|
|Graphic outputs||Not working||nvidia, bumblebee|
|Audio||Working, see below||snd_hda_intel|
|Power management||Working, see below|
CPU: Intel Core i7-2630QM @ 2.00GHz
Mainboard: Intel HM65 Express
RAM: 6/8GB DDR3
Display: 15,6" HD LED (1920x1080)
Graphics adapter: Intel Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller, NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
Soundcard: Integrated Intel HDA, Bang & Olufsen speakers with external subwoofer
Network: Atheros Gigabit Ethernet Controller, Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1030
Hard disk: Seagate Momentus 750GB 5400rpm SATA
Webcam: IMC Networks
There is a BIOS update (v207) on Asus support website (go to the english one if you don't find) that fix the numpad bug.
Works out of the box.
Follow the CPU Frequency Scaling guide to enable speed-stepping.
Processor has Intel Turbo Boost which works out of the box, but you can't see the frequencies above 2.4GHz in
/proc/cpuinfo. To see the actual frequency install .
The official proprietary nvidia drivers for linux do not support Nvidia Optimus yet, but there is a workaround in the form of bumblebee in our wiki.AUR. It enables the use of Nvidia graphic card via virtualgl. Just follow the instructions for setting up
HDMI not working, but still testing. I'm not sure if it can work on this laptop. See [Bumblebee FAQ]
The external subwoofer is not working, investigation needed.
Follow the Synaptics guide.
USB prevents system suspend, you need to edit or create
There is also a freezing bug with USB and laptop-mode when shutting down on battery. You can fix it by removing USB modules on shutdown:
rmmod xhci_hcd ehci_hcd
Note: As of Ubuntu 12.04 the above does not seem to fully enable suspend. In addition to the above, I had to perform the steps found here: http://thecodecentral.com/2011/01/18/fix-ubuntu-10-10-suspendhibernate-not-working-bug There is also a bug that appears to be logged for this issue here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/987056 I have not tested Hibernate with the above changes, but suspend seems to work.