Difference between revisions of "Lenovo Ideapad G580"

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* {{AUR|broadcom-wl}} and {{Pkg|wireless_tools}} for wireless
 
* {{AUR|broadcom-wl}} and {{Pkg|wireless_tools}} for wireless
* {{AUR|compat-drivers-patched}} for Atheros Network driver (find more information at [http://www.linuxfoundation.org/collaborate/workgroups/networking/alx linuxfoundation.org])
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* {{AUR|backports-patched}} for Atheros Network driver (find more information at [http://www.linuxfoundation.org/collaborate/workgroups/networking/alx linuxfoundation.org])
  
 
==Graphic==
 
==Graphic==

Revision as of 21:20, 27 July 2013

The 15.6" Lenovo G580 laptop PC combines top notch essentials – such as cutting-edge 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i Series processors – with a price you can afford. This ideal entry-level PC also boasts solid multimedia features like stereo speakers, HD visuals and the latest Intel® HD Graphics.

Installation

A basic Arch Linux installation will do just fine for about everything except network cards. No custom kernel needed. However, for network cars you need to install following packages:

Graphic

G580 is one of those laptop with hybrid technology, Using Nvidia 610m and Intel® HD Graphics 4000, manually Intel HD graphic works like a charm! if you want to use Nvidia graphic card you have to install nvidia and {{Pkg|nvidia-utils} drivers. for switching between graphic cards you need bumblebee and bbswitch follow nvidia article for more information.

Powertop

To see additional sources of power drain, install powertopAUR:

# pacman -S powertop

And run it while on battery power. See Powertop for more information.