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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.


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-backgrounds gnome-bluetooth gnome-boxes gnome-calculator gnome-calendar gnome-clocks gnome-color-manager gnome-contacts gnome-control-center gnome-dictionary gnome-disk-utility gnome-documents gnome-logs gnome-maps gnome-music gnome-online-accounts gnome-photos gnome-session gnome-settings-daemon gnome-shell gnome-shell-extensions gnome-sound-recorder gnome-sushi gnome-system-monitor gnome-terminal gnome-themes-standard gnome-tweak-tool gnome-weather frogr vinagre chromium-browser gnome-todo gnome-chess five-or-more four-in-a-row gnome-klotski gnome-nibbles gnome-robots gnome-sudoku gnome-mahjongg gnome-tetravex iagno lightsoff quadrapassel swell-foop





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