[SATLUG] Installing Linux Mint 14 on a Asus Q200

Alex Bartonek bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 4 09:56:14 CDT 2013


No..havent tried LMDE.  I've used Debian which is great though.

--- On Thu, 4/4/13, Daniel Villarreal <youcanlinux at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Daniel Villarreal <youcanlinux at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Installing Linux Mint 14 on a Asus Q200
> To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
> Date: Thursday, April 4, 2013, 6:10 AM
> I'm going to keep this information
> around, it may help sometime. Have you
> checked out Linuxmint Debian <http://www.linuxmint.com/download_lmde.php>?
> Only thing is that it doesn't gracefully do the quick
> user-switching I've
> grown accustomed to.
> 
> Daniel V.
> 
> 
> On Sat, Feb 9, 2013 at 6:57 PM, Alex Bartonek
> <bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com>wrote:
> 
> > Just in case if anyone buys this laptop..I figured it
> out.. BUT that
> > doesnt mean it will work and boot a-ok.  LOL
> >
> > In BIOS:
> > Secure Boot disable
> > Launch CSM enable
> > Fastboot disable
> > Windows Boot Manager disable
> >
> >
> > Installing LM14.1 now...
> >
> > --- On Sat, 2/9/13, Alex Bartonek <bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > From: Alex Bartonek <bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com>
> > Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Installing Linux Mint 14 on a
> Asus Q200
> > To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List"
> <satlug at satlug.org>
> > Date: Saturday, February 9, 2013, 5:40 PM
> >
> > I've done that once.   I have no
> problems telling it like it is.
> >
> > After some research..its a UEFI issue. Ubuntu will
> install, but...LM14
> > doesnt.  I just downloaded 14.1 as it may address
> the issue.  If not, I'll
> > return it because I dont run Fedora or Ubuntu. 
> Thats how I roll.
> >
> > --- On Sat, 2/9/13, Don Davis <dondavis at reglue.org>
> wrote:
> >
> > From: Don Davis <dondavis at reglue.org>
> > Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Installing Linux Mint 14 on a
> Asus Q200
> > To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List"
> <satlug at satlug.org>
> > Date: Saturday, February 9, 2013, 4:26 PM
> >
> > I wish you the best of luck. But if you do return your
> computer it would
> > be awesome if you told them it's because you refuse to
> run an inferior OS.
> >
> > Sent from a mobile device.
> >
> > On Feb 9, 2013, at 4:17 PM, Alex Bartonek <bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > I'm having a hard time trying to get Linux Mint 14
> installed on an Asus
> > Q200 laptop.  It has UEFI.  Even though I
> disable Secure Boot, I dont have
> > an option to boot from USB.  I think its trying
> anyway but doesnt boot.
> > I'm downloading Ubuntu 12.10 to see if its because
> Ubuntu paid the piper
> > and therefore will install on a UEFI system.
> > >
> > > Very disappointed..really like this laptop but
> will return it since I
> > dont run inferior operating systems.
> > >
> > > -Alex
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