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ubuntu 13.10 on yoga 13

you need to run this whenever a new kernel is installed
sudo apt-get install git
git clone

sudo make install
sudo modprobe 8723au


git clone
cd lenovo-yoga-brightness-control
sudo sh

sudo apt-get install bluetooth blueman bluez-hcidump bluewho python-bluez  bluez-tools

Extra packages to install

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras libavformat-extra-53 libavcodec-extra-53


Install chrome after installing chromium so that all required dependencies are present in Ubuntu

sudo apt-get install chromium-browser
sudo dpkg -i google-chrome*.deb

Touch friendly apps
sudo apt-get install webbrowser-app notes-app gallery-app

sudo apt-get install vlc


Ubuntu install k360 keyboard and m325 mouse, logitech unifying support for linux

I used the usb plug from the mouse and it just works for the mouse.
For the keyboard.
Just follow instructions below and run the shell file. Turn on and off the keyboard you want to pair, that is it.
This post was created with the k360 keyboard and m325  mouse.
using cmd line:
using solar:

Install Ubuntu 12.10 or 13.04 on non pae CPU like Intel Pentium M

Ubuntu 12.10 and 13.04 do not support non pae CPUs, but all Intel Pentium M cpus should work fine with ubuntu latest kernel if memory is below 2Gb even without the PAE feature, at least that is my understanding.

Install the fake-pae package

sudo add-apt-repository  ppa:prof7bit/fake-pae
sudo apt-get install fake-pae

Intall ubuntu next release, do this in each cycle:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get autoclean

sudo do-release-upgrade -d

I upgrade my old laptop a vaio vgn-a190 from 11.04 to 11.10 to 12.04 to 12.10 to 13.04.

The only problem with this method is that you need to use the upgrade method instead of the live CD, and it takes a long time for each release upgrade.

In case the do-release-upgrade command reports some packages errors, use the following commands before upgrading to the next release

sudo apt-get -f install
sudo apt-get --fix-missing install
sudo apt-get autoremove
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgra…