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Please help me fix these problems because I really like ubuntu 12.04 and I have replaced my windows 7 ultimate for this.

  1. Everytime I turn on my ideapad it hangs, but when I insert my usb device that I used for the installation and restart my ideapad, it works. How can I open my lenovo without my usb device?

  2. My keyboard doesn't work. I pressed each key and none of it works.

Those are my first two problems. I haven't tried the microphone, speaker and webcam yet because I can't even type a single letter. Please do fix this problem.

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1st problem: GRUB wasn't installed correctly. You should install it on your computer.

This is from my other answer.

To reinstall GRUB:

  1. Boot from a Ubuntu Live CD/USB

  2. Install boot-repair using these commands:

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair

    sudo apt-get update

    sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair

    boot-repair

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Click "Recommended repair". This will reinstall GRUB in the MBR of the adequate disk(s). Then reboot.

2nd Problem: Probably a Driver problem. Find an External Keyboard and plug it in your computer. It should all work.

To fix it permanently, try installing the proprietary Driver for it. Go to the Dash, search for jockey, then click on Additional Drivers. A Windows should open. Find your keyboard there and click "Activate".

Good Luck! But next time it would be preferable to separate the Question if it contains 2 or more problems in it.

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