The Linux Laptop Wiki has a page about the
Lenovo Ideapad S206;
the quick summary is that everything works with only a little tweaking.
I got my dad a Lenovo Yoga 300 a few days ago, and installed Debian 8 on
his old Ideapad S206 before giving it to Ammu, who has been using my old
(and increasingly broken)
Thinkpad X120e for months now. This
is a brief, unexciting summary of installing Debian 8 on the S206.
Wifi worked out of the box with brcmsmac. Bluetooth worked fine after
installing the firmware-atheros package. Sound input and output worked
fine out of the box. The hotkeys to change the volume (and brightness,
etc.) also worked. I didn't try the card reader or the webcam.
I didn't bother with the fglrx video drivers, but I had to install
firmware-linux-nonfree to enable KMS (kernel mode setting) to get
suspend/resume to work properly. (Hibernation worked fine anyway.)
This is a sleek and light machine, quite a step up from the earlier
Ideapad models I've used. The screen is a bit shiny, but stops short of
being annoying. The keypad is unfortunately very jittery—unless you are
very deliberate about tapping-to-click, you'll most likely just move the
pointer a bit rather than clicking. This was my father's biggest problem
with the machine (and it wasn't just a matter of acceleration settings).
But it's working nicely otherwise, and I hope Ammu gets some good use
out of it.