[colug-432] successfully installed Linux Mint.....
rfunk at funknet.net
Thu Nov 13 17:43:58 EST 2014
Dennis Reeder wrote:
> Ok successfully installed Linux Mint on the Lenovo Yoga Pro. Easy as pie.
> And even more importantly the machine actually boots into Mint.
> Am guessing that maybe I need to hard wire the laptop via an ethernet
> cable. Connect and download a driver that I might be missing. Yeah,
> that's a great idea. Wait. WTF? There is no ethernet port on the Lenovo
> Yoga 2 Pro.
You can use a USB ethernet adapter to get wired.
The wifi issue is a known problem, and solvable. (That link I included
earlier mentions it.)
Here's one Mint-specific post about it:
To fix it temporarily:
sudo rmmod ideapad_laptop
To fix it for future boots:
echo 'blacklist ideapad_laptop' | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf
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