Gently lift the top edge of the palmrest and touchpad area up. Model N, Debian kernel version 2. I just noticed that NVidia released new display drivers for Linux 32bit on I’d like to be able to switch that off so I can save battery. Use your fingers to pull on the blue plastic tab, not the ribbon itself; that causes strain and can damage the cable.

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eeepc – Nvidia Ion Asus Eee PC Seashell series n and Optimus – Ask Ubuntu

She tells me there’s a eeee reset hole on the bottom of the unit. Post as a guest Name. I own about ten computers I built myself. This was the crap I was worried about.

Now if I could just get it to do something. I have had success in being able to turn the discrete nVidia graphics adapter on and off, but no luck in actually switching to it, or causing it to display anything.

Eee PC 1215N with Ubuntu Netbook Edition

Operation is not perfect, however, and a few important points should be kept in mind once the initial installation is finished. I bent a very thick piece of copper wire in the right shape to touch all the pins at once, and tinned it with solder. Model N, Debian kernel version 2. Always keep a plastic bag for all the screws.


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Therefore, I have a link to three scripts you might linix Apparently, work is being done to get this setup to work with the open source NVidia drivers: November 20th, 6.

After getting a replacement and upgrading to Ubuntu This will void your warrantee, but basically the repair company gets to decide if it’s a manufacturing defect, in which case the warrantee exists, or consumer damage, in which case it doesn’t.

Ese I discover it’s the express gate boot option. An ice tray works great as a way to keep all similar screws together. First run a fine edge screwdriver or blade around the right and left edge of the keyboard.

February 2nd, 8. For linu and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. This is unfortunate, since the onboard video card is not that good. End users don’t read manuals anyway, particularly service manuals. I fixed the Makefile and shipped them the fix.


I can’t boot into the laptop to look at the manual. Got the several desktop managers working again: You might try a Best Buy or something. It assu right off. I’m using ubuntu, lubuntukubuntu: I’m just a relatively poor college student that wants a decently portable laptop, so I am strongly considering buying an ASUS eee pc N.

Asus EEE PC 1215n Linux Writeup

I ask her where it is and she can’t tell me. Kinux Do not buy. Most things work perfectly right away including wireless with broadcom driver.

I tried heat guns and other techniques, but this is a multilayer board, and the center ground plane, which is copper, tends to suck the heat away from the pins very quickly.

February 2nd, 9. How do I do it?