can't find asus wifi after wiping W10 for mint

Bob ubuntu-qygzanxc at
Mon Mar 25 07:04:32 UTC 2019

** Reply to message from MR ZenWiz <mrzenwiz at> on Sun, 24 Mar 2019
19:34:08 -0700

> On Sun, Mar 24, 2019 at 4:19 PM Peter Flynn <peter at> wrote:
> >
> :
> >
> > Oh dear. I'm sorry about that. Somewhere at the entrance to Linuxland
> > there should be a large sign which says never to do this with Asus. A
> > lot of their stuff is designed specifically to be Windows-only, and will
> > either never work with Linux or only after a few years when enough is
> > known about the devices for one of the driver gurus to be able to write
> > the necessary code.
> >
> > As Liam said, it's possible that that has now happened, so a firmware
> > upgrade may fix the problem.
> >
> > Asus machines should come with a warning label.
> >
> I only had one experience with an ASUS laptop.  I installed Xubuntu,
> but it never worked properly.  In fact, I don't thik I ever got it to
> boot.
> I installed Mint and ti functioned for a few days, but ultimately I
> gave up, bought an HP (which works just fine with Linux).  Then I
> reinstalled Win 7 and sold the ASUS.  At a significant loss, I might
> add, but just to have the cursed thing out of my sight was worth the
> loss.
> Their support group was totally unhelpful.
> I'll never buy one of their machines, of any kind or configuration, again.

I have an ASUS motherboard in a system that I am very happy with.  So I got an
ASUS laptop, big mistake, it is not expandable, I could not believe I could not
add more memory than the 4gb that is installed. For what it is worth It does
run Ubuntu without any problems.

Robert Blair

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