Category Archives: Asus T100

Asus T100 Google+ Group lives on in Facebook

Some time ago, Google announced that it was going to shut down Google+. Recently, I found that the link for the Asus T100 Ubuntu Google+ Group produces a 404 error so this group is now well and truly defunct. Even … Continue reading

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Booting Ubuntu and Android on the T100

Once my problem with BitLocker disk encryption was solved (see previous posting), it was back to trying out Magic Stick as a bootable Linux/Android device. The instructions posted in the xdadevelopers forum indicate that “The installation procedure is extremely simple”. … Continue reading

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Turn off BitLocker on the T100

In my previous posting, I indicated that my attempts to install Linux on the T100 had eventually lead to my bricking the machine and, after it had been restored to health by an Asus Service Centre, I was planning to … Continue reading

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Asus T100 Transformer – A Cautionary Tale

This little tablet comes with Windows 8.1 installed and clearly has all the right drivers available for the OEM operating system to support the hardware. Regrettably, the same cannot be said for Linux. While various users are getting close to … Continue reading

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Avoiding timeout errors when installing Linux on the Asus Transformer Book T100

While a kernel patch for the mmcblk0rpmb timeout errors experienced on the T100’s solid state drive is available, the fix hasn’t yet made it into a Linux distro. Consequently, one has to suffer through the long delays produced by the … Continue reading

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Replacing the kernel

The second thing to do after installing the 64-bit daily build of Ubuntu Linux Version 15.04 (Vivid Vervet), and updating the Wi-Fi network connection, was to replace the Linux kernel with a patched version specific to the T100.

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Finding the MAC address of the wireless card

After installing a 64-bit daily build of Ubuntu Linux Version 15.04 (Vivid Vervet). As described in the previous post, I switched the Internet connection from the temporary use of a wireless USB adapter to the T100’s on-board wireless card. I … Continue reading

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Installing 64-Bit Linux on the Asus Transformer Book T100

In a previous post (Installing Linux on the Asus Transformer Book T100) I provided details of how to install a specific 32-bit distro of Ubuntu Linux on the T100. Subsequently, many people have spent a lot of time improving the … Continue reading

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Restoring a Linux partition on the T100

Having been disappointed that Ubuntu Linux Version 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) didn’t seem to provide any new support for the Asus Transformer T100 hybrid tablet, I decided to give Fedlet a try. This customized version of the Fedora distro is specifically … Continue reading

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Unicorn remains a mythical creature

For those of you owning an Asus Transformer T100, who were anxiously anticipating that the newest release of Ubuntu Linux (Version 14.10, Utopic Unicorn) would boot effortlessly on this hybrid tablet, you can stop holding you breath – it won’t!

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