Ubuntu on Asus X201E

The Asus X201E laptop with the components described below has been awarded the status of Certified Pre-Install for Ubuntu.

Please note that for pre-installed systems:

  1. The system is available in some regions with a special image of Ubuntu pre-installed by the manufacturer. It takes advantage of the hardware features for this system and may include additional software. You should check when buying the system whether this is an option.
  2. Standard images of Ubuntu may not work at all on the system or may not work well, though Canonical and computer manufacturers will try to certify the system with future standard releases of Ubuntu.


Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

Hibernate may not work properly on this system
American Megatrends Inc.: X201EP.201 (UEFI)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Intel Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU 987 @ 1.50GHz
Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller
Qualcomm Atheros AR8162 Fast Ethernet
None Hitachi HTS545032A7E380