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  1. Thread: Lenovo Y700

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    [SOLVED] Ubuntu ccompletely on PCIe drive

    Okay with Ubuntu 16.10 completely using the PCIe drive, i have let the temperature script run for a while, while I engaged in different activities on the laptop. The only thing I haven't really done...
  2. [RESOLVED] Searching forums on Ubuntu 16.10 Install (Unity)

    With the Firefox shipped on the Ubuntu 16.10 installer (49.0), it doesn't allow the user in the live install to be able to search the forums for help.

    A way to use the site search is to go onto...
  3. Thread: Lenovo Y700

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    [SOLVED] Re: Lenovo Y700

    Yes, that is more so useful for people that ended up wiping all of the partitions / changing the partition table. I also found out in the latest kernel for Ubuntu 16.10, it actually loads an ideapad...
  4. Thread: Lenovo Y700

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    [SOLVED] Attempting Something....

    So I had some free time today and I popped the PCIe hard drive back into the laptop to do some tests. I ended up finding a setup where I can utilize the 1GB drive and 128 GB SSD that was included in...
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    Re: 3rd Party Sites and Links

    I suppose. I was wondering about how to post suggestions like what I bought that kept my laptop cool.
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    3rd Party Sites and Links

    Are there any regulations on using links to 3rd party sites like if I was going to post a link to a website?
  7. Poll: Re: What's your favorite desktop environment?

    MATE Desktop. It's like XFCE with panels but it also offers some interesting stuff that XFCE doesn't have for me. I just did a fresh install on both computers and iI posted a screen shot after...
  8. Poll: Re: Share with us your Yakkety (16.10) Upgrade and Installation Experiences

    I actually posted my experience under hardware for the Y700. Everything was already working fine on my Y700 other than the laptop was getting a little hot where the PCIe hard drive. Since I got it...
  9. Thread: Lenovo Y700

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    [SOLVED] Lenovo Ideapads that Overheat [FIX]

    Okay so if you have an Lenovo Ideapad it is a known issue that in Linux the that the PCIe harddrive that it comes with gets really hot. I have looked at other linux distros and also tried the latest...
  10. Re: Back and Forth but now might stay on Ubuntu longterm.

    Haha... with the OS being on the SSD for the Y700 the installation was like under 5 minutes... iit is amazing how fast it got installed compared to the old dell Desktop Penitum 4 I had back when I...
  11. Back and Forth but now might stay on Ubuntu longterm.

    I have been going back and forth between Windows and Ubuntu/Linux Mint while I was trying to determine the right hardware to run some of my games and also find a good ecosystem where I might continue...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Looking for video and audio drivers

    I remember using newrez on a netbook to increase resolution. I wonder if that can be tested on his setup.
  13. Thread: Lenovo Y700

    by uberalex88
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    [SOLVED] Re: Lenovo Y700

    Another thing that i was reading about people who got the newer Idepad laptops is that their battery would not completely charge. This is due to that when you first got the computer, it is...
  14. Thread: Lenovo Y700

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    [SOLVED] Re: Lenovo Y700

    Okay if anyone gets a Lenovo Ideapad and the fan cooling isnt working that great, go back into windows and reflash the bios. Some Ideapad machines also have a bios configured specific for Linux use...
  15. Thread: Lenovo Y700

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    [SOLVED] Re: Lenovo Y700

    Okay so i did some digging. It seems that the current linux insttall cannot manage the fans so BIOS is handling the fans. The fan speed is very minimal at best. When I got the laptop, in Windows i...
  16. Thread: Lenovo Y700

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    [SOLVED] Lenovo Y700

    I was using a Dell Inspiron Laptop and with the hardware in there, pretty much everything including the fans were detected and usable. I got this computer as a Christmas present and I am testing...
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