Recently, there have been complaints that ASUS may have violated the spirit of the GPL by not releasing some source code for certain parts of the default Eee PC Xandros installation. As a result, it is difficult to gain certain Eee PC specific functionality when using alternative Linux distributions.
ASUS has now posted more source code, specificially for the ASUS_ACPI module, to help remedy the situation.
On the EeeUser forum, user quagga reports that the module works fine under Ubuntu. Specifically, hotkeys function properly once the module is loaded.
Now, about those wireless drivers…