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Ubuntu GNOME 16.10 running on Yoga 13

See this other post for more detailed instructions, all deatils there work with Yoga 13.

Ubuntu GNOME 16.10 running on Yoga Pro 2 with HiDPI and touch screen support
But after the install touchpad might not work, touch screen works fine, so you can use the keyboard and touch screen to perform the installation without a the touchpad, after install add the file below and reboot the laptop and everything should work fine.

$ cat /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-ideapad.conf
blacklist ideapad-laptop

You can also install chrome from google website.




And also these gnome applications to make Ubuntu gnome more usefull

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras libdvdread4 icedax tagtool id3tool lame libmad0 mpg321 libavcodec-extra openconnect network-manager-openconnect-gnome openvpn easy-rsa network-manager-openvpn-gnome adwaita-icon-theme-full vlc bijiben polari gnome-weather epiphany-browser p7zip-rar p7zip-full unace unrar zip unzip sharutils rar uudeview mpack arj cabextract file-roller gnome-ba…

Ubuntu GNOME 16.10 running on Yoga Pro 2 with HiDPI and touch screen support

Ubuntu GNOME 16.10 running on Yoga Pro 2 with HiDPI and touch screen support







See my previous post on how to install Ubuntu on Yoga Pro 2 for Ubuntu GNOME 16.04.

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

Ubuntu 16.10 is not released yet, the screen shoots are from a daily build, 16.10 it is scheduled to be released in Q4 2016.
Touch support Ubuntu gnome support for touch screen is pretty good on the desktop shell.
Chrome browser supports touch screen very well and much better than Firefox without any plug-ins.
The windows key on the screen panel works as the windows key on the keyboard.
Screen rotation is supported on the new gnome and disables the keyboard when the yoga is used as a tablet, side lock rotation button works to lock the screen in a certain rotation.
Yoga Keys boot key
F12 - Boot menu to select booting from usb drive
F2 - Bios Menu

Power down the computer. Push…

Ubuntu how to setup a vpn connection, tsocks, corporate wifi with openconnect and openvpn or socks

These are just notes.
Cisco vpn setup [corporate setup]
# install
sudo apt-get install openconnect network-manager-openconnect-gnome

VPN GUI setup
# select dynamic updates sudo dpkg-reconfigure resolvconf

#restart network-manager or reboot the laptop

#  create a new VPN openconnect connection, set only the gateway nm-connection-editor
Gnome network manager GUI configuration [This is not needed for Ubuntu 15.04 and 16.10]. The default routing rules are missing in ubuntu openconnect 15.10/16.04. After the network manager establishes the connection, the work around is to add a default route as specified below after the connection is established. Start a console and type the command below with the correct arguments.

sudo route add default netmask 255.255.255.0 gw 10.87.154.223 dev vpn0

run ifconfig to figure out the vpn device name, the gateway ip of the vpn device normally tun0 or vpn0.

Execute the command above and the default route should make the openconnect vpn work. Command line without netw…

3D print camera holder for quad copter on printbtot and uprint printers

Printed a draft orange, a high def orange on a printbot simple, and the white model is printed on a uPrint SE.
Pictures below illustrate the process from filament to real life utilization.
This project was done at TechShop.













Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 running on Yoga Pro 2 with HiDPI and touch screen support

Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 running on Yoga Pro 2 with HiDPI and touch screen support






See my previous post on how to install Ubuntu on Yoga Pro 2 for Ubuntu GNOME 15.10.

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

Ubuntu 16.04 is not released yet, the screen shoots are from a daily build, 16.04 it is scheduled to be released in Q2 2016.
Touch support Ubuntu gnome support for touch screen is pretty good on the desktop shell.
Chrome browser supports touch screen very well and much better than Firefox without any plug-ins.
The windows key on the screen panel works as the windows key on the keyboard.
Screen rotation is supported on the new gnome and disables the keyboard when the yoga is used as a tablet, but sometimes screen does not rotate, I'm still trying to figure out what is wrong.
Yoga Keys boot key
F12 - Boot menu to select booting from usb drive
F2 - Bios Menu

Power down the co…

Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 running on Yoga Pro 2 with HiDPI support

Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 running on Yoga Pro 2 with HiDPI and touch screen support






See my previous post on how to install Ubuntu on Yoga Pro 2 for Ubuntu GNOME 15.04.

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

Touch support Ubuntu gnome 2.16 support for touch screen is pretty good on the desktop shell.
Chrome browser version 48 and up support touch screen better than Firefox without any plugins.
The windows key on the screen panel works as the windows key on the keyboard.
Screen rotation does not work on 15.10 by default, but if you install gnome 2.18 on ubuntu 15.10 you can use screen rotation since is now supported by default.
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 F…