ASUS Linux is a suite of tools designed to improve the performance and functionality of ASUS laptops when running Linux. It comes in 2 main parts, asusctl and supergfxctl, the former interacts with the
asus-wmi kernel module to control BIOS level features and the latter is used to control the dedicated GPU in dual GPU systems.
ASUS Linux provides many packages, please see subsections below.
AUR is a CLI utility for ASUS ROG & TUF laptop, to name some of the important features it gives users control over:
- Integrated GPU MUX Control
- Keyboard RGB Lighting Profile (but limited compared to the Windows AURA/Armoury Crate)
- Fan Curves
- Battery Charge Limit
- Panel Overdrive
- AniMe Matrix Screens
For usage instructions see asusctl.
AUR is a CLI utility for managing GPU switching functionality on ASUS hybrid laptops, particularly dedicated GPU MUX control.
For usage instructions see supergfxctl.
AUR is a GUI frontend for asusctl and supergfxctl.
While it is currently no longer required, ASUS Linux offers a custom kernel. As of April 2023 all currently submitted patches from this project are present in the mainline kernel and as such, using it is deemed optional. This might change in the future as new models are launched.
Install AUR and AUR.