[colug-432] successfully installed Linux Mint.....
thomas.w.cranston at gmail.com
Thu Nov 13 19:26:58 EST 2014
On 11/13/2014 04:23 PM, 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.
> Looks good. Runs nice blah blah blah. Bluetooth works fine.
> Wireless not so much. In fact it doesn't work at all. I cannot
> toggle the wireless on.
Menu > Administration > Driver Manager
> 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 get USB/Ethernet device
> So definitely farther along than I was early this morning while
> sitting in Stauphs. Yes Windows is gone. Mint is looking
> good...apart from the wireless networking issue. But then who needs
> to network. The internet is grossly over-rated.
> Hmmm. Do a complete reinstall? Seems to me that maybe I had the
> option to connect to a network during the install process. So the
> device might connect to my wireless network during a re-install?
I don't think that’s an option. It's a declaration whether or not the
internet connection is available. You might get somebody to download the
driver for you to a thumb drive or CD.
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