chris (windybasket), to advise, WORKAROUNDs (i.e. having to boot into
recovery mode to install drivers) isn't considered a fix, solution, etc.
Despite this, it will help immensely if you filed a new report with the Ubuntu
repository kernel (not mainline/upstream) via a terminal:
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Asus ZenBook UX501VW frequently hangs during boot under Ubuntu 16.04
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