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All this simply because somebody didn't fully implement the UEFI specification. All you have to do is boot a live system and: sudo mount -U <UUID of your ESP> /mnt sudo mkdir /mnt/EFI/BOOT sudo cp -v /mnt/boot/<your-vendor>/grubx64.efi /mnt/EFI/BOOT/ and then shutdown, remove the live system and reboot. More info about the path used can be ...


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From the above lscpu command output you can see that architecture currently in use is x86_64 and CPU is capable of operating in both 32bit and 64bit modes. So your boot loader is allowed to boot from a 64bit image. I recommend you use the latest official image of Debian by obtaining it from here, you can download its torrent file in which case you need a ...


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the current version of the ideapad 710s BIOS does not allow changing of the SATA/drive mode from RAID to AHCI. As a result, it is pretty much impossible to install Linux onto these systems. I've tried multiple combinations of things - completely wiped the drive, disabled UEFI, Secure Boot and enabled Legacy mode, etc - and nothing works. The currently ...


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Taking your questions in order: almost certainly, yes but I can't gaurantee no difficulty, probably low but yes. Obviously there is the issue of driver support for the new machine's hardware. You'll need to figure that out. Therefore if this is very important I think a safer solution would be to clone the hard drive to another physical disk with a tool ...



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