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by oldgaffer
Mon Dec 18, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Lenovo ideapad 302 installing Linux Mint 18.3 cinimon
Replies: 12
Views: 1622

Re: Lenovo ideapad 302 installing Linux Mint 18.3 cinimon

Apologies the computer is a 320 not 302. What I have done: BIOS secure boot disabled Kernal updated to latest 4.13.0.19 It then updated again in the updates. I then typed in the command line this from a a used on the forum with the same problem different computer model: GRUB_DEFAULT=0 GRUB_HIDDEN_TI...
by oldgaffer
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Lenovo ideapad 302 installing Linux Mint 18.3 cinimon
Replies: 12
Views: 1622

Re: Lenovo ideapad 302 installing Linux Mint 18.3 cinimon

michael louwe why do you think it is graphics card problem? My computer freezes on the start up page, when all I have done is move the curser around to see if it has frozen.
by oldgaffer
Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Lenovo ideapad 302 installing Linux Mint 18.3 cinimon
Replies: 12
Views: 1622

Re: Lenovo ideapad 302 installing Linux Mint 18.3 cinimon

Secure boot [Disabled] in the BIOS
updated kernel to 4.13.0-19 touchpad now working


But computer Still freezes up after a few minutes.
by oldgaffer
Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Lenovo ideapad 302 installing Linux Mint 18.3 cinimon
Replies: 12
Views: 1622

Re: Lenovo ideapad 302 installing Linux Mint 18.3 cinimon

Hi prestonR I assume I need to update BIOS first, then kernel then the last two raid uefi? updated BIOS Current: 5pcnn17ww there is one 5RCN30WW on their site you down load as a .exe file. Is it safe to run the exe file in wine? If I mess up can I get the old version back? What is the location of th...
by oldgaffer
Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Lenovo ideapad 302 installing Linux Mint 18.3 cinimon
Replies: 12
Views: 1622

Re: Lenovo ideapad 302 installing Linux Mint 18.3 cinimon

System: Host: graham-Lenovo-ideapad-320-14AST Kernel: 4.10.0-42-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0) Desktop: Cinnamon 3.4.6 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3) Distro: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Machine: System: LENOVO (portable) product: 80XU v: Lenovo ideapad 320-14AST Mobo: LENOVO model: LNVNB161216 v: SDK0J40700...
by oldgaffer
Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Lenovo ideapad 302 installing Linux Mint 18.3 cinimon
Replies: 12
Views: 1622

Lenovo ideapad 302 installing Linux Mint 18.3 cinimon

Hi all I have loaded Linux mint onto two laptops and two desktop computers with no problems.(using youtube as a step by step guide), So when I got a new laptop I wanted Linux mint on it. I struggled to get it to load it just kept crashing but finally got it running. The computer now runs for a wee b...
by oldgaffer
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED]: Problems with booting - AMD firmware issue.
Replies: 11
Views: 1892

Re: [SOLVED]: Problems with booting - AMD firmware issue.

HI All total newbe here. I have the same problem with my Lenovo ideapad 320. I have done the instructions as suggested by Treehaggis » Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:43 pm. It did help a little but the computer still freezes, just takes a bit longer. The suggestion by thx-1138 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:20 pm says pr...

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