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Dec
17
comment Yoga 2 13 (Not Pro) 'Bricked' WiFi
Let us continue this discussion in chat.
Dec
17
comment Yoga 2 13 (Not Pro) 'Bricked' WiFi
I have exactly the same error message... no luck.
Dec
17
comment Yoga 2 13 (Not Pro) 'Bricked' WiFi
(maybe I can get some sleep then!) Thank you, again, for your help.
Dec
17
comment Yoga 2 13 (Not Pro) 'Bricked' WiFi
3.13.0-32-generic and x86_64 respectively
Dec
17
comment Yoga 2 13 (Not Pro) 'Bricked' WiFi
I installed 14.04 LTS if that helps. But honestly, I wasn't expecting anyone to compile it for me! Thank you so much for going that extra!
Dec
17
comment Yoga 2 13 (Not Pro) 'Bricked' WiFi
I'm sorry mate - it gives the error insmod: ERROR: could not insert module ideapad-laptop.ko: Unknown symbol in module
Dec
16
comment Yoga 2 13 (Not Pro) 'Bricked' WiFi
Thank you! Obviously the hardest part of this problem is that I want to avoid going and buying a USB-Ethernet cable - otherwise I could have followed any of the previous instructions (although with difficulty!)
Dec
16
comment Yoga 2 13 (Not Pro) 'Bricked' WiFi
I used sudo rmmod ideapad_laptop and then rfkill unblock... No success any of the times I tried it. Remember, Wifi has also been blocked within Windows too - the forum above suggests that linux has written some bits telling everyone to turn off wifi.
Sep
20
comment Is programming on ARM a good choice?
@lhk They'll never be quite as thin, but that's because they've got a keyboard. I can't stand typing on a screen. I'm typing on an Acer Aspire 1825PTz
Sep
19
comment Is programming on ARM a good choice?
Use a laptop that converts to a tablet. They're normally quite portable and run Ubuntu with only a bit of hacking :P
Sep
19
comment Get Window size in shell
I love the way your computer is called bert :)
Sep
18
comment Automatically sleep and wake-up at specific times
You really are going all-out :)! For the record, I know how to use cron.
Sep
16
comment Why the software center doesn't allow multiple downloads?
probably just to save bandwidth...
Sep
16
comment Automatically sleep and wake-up at specific times
what I asked for... and so much more! Thank you for reading in between the lines!
Jul
27
comment Ubuntu not booting after removing linux partition
I should probably mention that I can boot into my main Ubuntu - though only through the Ubuntu I installed from my livedisk 30 mins ago. That's not what I want, as it takes up disk space, and time when booting up (it means I have to watch the screen util GRUB is up then use the arrow keys to select the main Ubuntu).
Jul
27
comment Ubuntu not booting after removing linux partition
The partition I formatted had GRUB installed, and it was Android-x86. I think my GRUB is installed to the MBR, because as mentioned there doesn't seem to be a /boot/grub/stage1 inside my main Ubuntu partition. So, effectively, there was only GRUB on that partition. My Ubuntu is, thankfully safe.
Apr
9
comment How do I downgrade to a kernel version that I have previously uninstalled
Woops - I got the script working in the new kernel :). At least this question will be a resource for others trying to find this out.
Apr
8
comment How do I downgrade to a kernel version that I have previously uninstalled
Thanks - I thought I had tried that but obviously something stopped the installation. Works now.
Apr
8
comment Touchpad keeps working while typing even after disabling the option in configuration
After checking to make sure the option is definitely selected, file a bug.
Apr
8
comment Is it possible for Ubuntu to talk to a Windows 7 Homegroup?
Unless ubuntu gets a new network protocol...?