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[all variants] 1101HA General problems and possible solutions

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I own a 1101HA Asus EeePC and I like it very much except to the fact that it has several compabilities problems with linux. I am currently running CrunchBang 9.04 (which is based on Ubuntu Jaunty) and I have managed to surpass. So I decided to make this post to help other people solve their problems and to get some solution for myself. Right now I managed to get wireless, video card driver and synaptics (with no multitouch). Ethernet is supposed to work too based on this but I haven't tested it yet. Ethernet Download AR81Family-linux-v1.0.0.10.tar.gz from http://partner.atheros.com/Drivers.aspx Code: tar -xzvf AR81Family-linux-v1.0.0.10.tar.gz cd src make sudo make install sudo insmod atl1e.ko Wireless Code: sudo aptitude install linux-backports-modules-jaunty Graphics As I did not need Compiz I just needed these steps (if you wish to use Compiz follow the extra steps here): Add this PPA to your /etc/apt/sources.list Code: deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-mobile/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-mobile/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main Add the GPG key to the keyring: Code: sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com C6598A30 Install these: Code: sudo aptitude install psb-kernel-headers psb-firmware psb-kernel-source poulsbo-driver-3d xpsb-glx psb-modules poulsbo-driver-2d xserver-xorg-video-psb Reboot Warning: It seems these drivers generate lockups and freezes at least for me and this user at ubuntuforums. It happens using 2.6.28-13-generic and 2.6.28-15-generic linux kernel and respective backported drivers. Synaptics Should work ok, except the multitouch. I pretend to add the steps needed to use it here in the future. Fn keys (Hotkeys) Seems the most difficult to get to work. I haven't found a solution yet since eee-control, eee-applet, eeeasy scripts and acpi-support are not compatible with 1101HA and eeepc-acpi-scripts is broken in jaunty. Other There are many things still missing but I think I addressed the most important ones. I will try to update this with new solutions. Please, if you have one, write a post about it. (Hardware)