Is this also a "Bay Trail" system? Similar to one of these. If 32 bit it will not work. If 64 bit you may need 14.04 but the very latest kernel just released that will not be standard in Ubuntu till next version.
The ASUS "Bay Trail" T100 Is Not Linux Friendly
If it will work, then 14.04 would be a much better choice. Intel includes many updates to kernel, support software and video drivers for new hardware and it takes a release or two before those are in the new Linux release.