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Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 running on Yoga Pro 2 with HiDPI support

Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 running on Yoga Pro 2 with HiDPI support



See my previous post on how to install Ubuntu on Yoga Pro 2 for Ubuntu GNOME 14.04.

I think Ubuntu GNOME is the best flavor if you are running HiDPI mode 3200x1200. All screen captured images are at HiDPI resolution.

Until Ubuntu 14.10 is released in October, you can get a daily build of http://ubuntugnome.org for 14.10.

Yoga Keys boot key
F12 - Boot menu to select booting from usb drive
F2 - Bios Menu

Power down the computer. Push the “novo” button ounce or press F2 while booting, to force the computer to enter into BIOS menus. Disable “Security Boot” and disable “Lenovo Fast Boot”. Leave UEFI option turned on since Ubuntu 14.10 supports UEFI out of the box. I also enabled the Functions keys in the BIOS by default, but this is not required, personal preference.

Create to boot USB disk
Format your flash drive with a single FAT32 partition.  Copy the contents of the Ubuntu ISO (use your favorite archiving too…