Asus UL30A is a lightweight, 13 inch, budget laptop with a pretty long battery life. It also has a pretty good compatibility with Linux: pretty much everything works out-of-the-box. The only things that need tweaking after a fresh Linux installation are the brightness controls.
To get the keys working, you need to make sure that Linux boots the kernel with the these ACPI settings:
If you have Debian, Ubuntu, Linux Mint or any other Debian based distribution installed, all you need to do is follow these steps:
- Edit file
Make sure that
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUXvariable includes the mentioned settings. For example:
# sudo update-grub