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Ubuntu 12.04 on Lenovo Q150 with OCZ vertex 2 SSD and 4Gb of Memory

See my old post about about Lenovo Q150, OCZ vertex 2, 4gb of Memory and Ubuntu 11.04 installed on a SSD and using 4Gb of mem.

For ubuntu 12.04 on the Q150, I used a usbdrive flashed using "Startup Disk Creator" from ubuntu 11.10. to save the SSD from constant writes, I did not create a swap partition. I created only one partition and rely on 4Gb of real memory for all the memory needs.
This build detects all the hardware without problems, I recommend installing the nvidia drivers for better 3D and flash performance.


This new version boots faster and feels faster on the Q150 when compared to ubuntu 11.10.
I recommend the update since the install is a breeze and all hardware is setup without any fuzz. The sound, hdmi video out, wired network, wifi, a Logitech bluetooth keyboard, a usb wireless Logitech mouse, logitech usb sound bar speakers, blue-tooth dongle for the keyboard, all works great. I didn't found time to test hdmi sound out, but it should work since it worked on 1…

Ubuntu 12.4 install notes

Also related with install of Ubuntu 12.04 is my other post  Ubuntu 12.04 review on Lenovo Q150.

Add medibuntu repositories by running the commands below and use Software center to add the packages you need.

sudo -E wget --output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/$(lsb_release -cs).list && sudo apt-get --quiet update && sudo apt-get --yes --quiet --allow-unauthenticated install medibuntu-keyring && sudo apt-get --quiet update
sudo apt-get --yes --quiet --allow-unauthenticated install medibuntu-keyring && sudo apt-get --quiet updatesudo apt-get install app-install-data-medibuntu apport-hooks-medibuntusudo apt-get install non-free-codecs ubuntu-restricted-extras libdvdcss2

For google applications add one by one, the apps will add the repositories of the apps you install.
http://www.google.com/linuxrepositories/

Flash:
sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer
Minitube and Vlc:
sudo apt-get install minitu…