12 August 2015

Elementary OS Tips and Tricks

  1. Install Elementary OS on non-pae laptops (e.g. IBM Thinkpad x40)
    - Install Ubuntu server edition
    - Run installation and choose "base system install" option
    - After installing the server and logging in, run $sudo apt-get update to make sure pkgs are updated.
    - $sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:elementary-os/stable
    - $sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:elementary-os/os-patches
    - $sudo apt-get update
    - $sudo apt-get install -y elementary-desktop
    - $sudo reboot

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