[colug-432] successfully installed Linux Mint.....

tom 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.
> Denny
> 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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