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Help identifying device and driver for 0bda:1724

I have a new Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 13. The onboard LAN/Bluetooth device is identified in Linux as 0bda:1724 (via lsusb). No network peripherals are reported from lspci. Online, the vendor:product above ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad Linux compatibility

Does anybody know if the Lenovo IdeaPad V570-1066AJU Laptop is Ubuntu compatible? It has terrific specs (i5, 6GB, 750GB hd, HDMI and good-looking screen) for the 600$ price, but I want to make sure ...
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Lenovo ideapad s205 suspend/hibernate problem

I'm currently using Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop. At first the Wifi didn't work so I ran rfkill unblock wifi rfkill unblock all modprobe -r acer_wmi Now the Wifi works, however when I try to ...
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How do I get the Hotkeys working on a Lenovo IdeaPad?

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my U400 Lenovo, I found some hotkeys are not working( enable/disable touchpad, display on/off, webcam enable/disable ) How to fix the problem?
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Lenovo IdeaPad z570 wireless adapter isn't working properly in Ubuntu 12.04

So, the anamnesis: Machine: Lenovo IdeaPad z570 WiFi-adapter: Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000 OS: Ubuntu 12.04 $ uname -a $ Linux username-Ideapad-Z570 3.2.0-32-generic #51-Ubuntu SMP Wed Sep 26 ...
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How do I force detection of an unrecognized keyboard while booted in the Live CD?

I am trying ubuntu netbook 10.10 on a Lenovo Ideapad s10-3c. In live mode it has not detected the entire keyboard. no num keys on... How to make the keypad working in live mode? Will it remain ...
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Can't install ubuntu in lenovo ideapad u430

I just got my new laptop, a lenovo ideapad u430, but I can't install ubuntu. I'm not a complete noob, I've installed ubuntu in other computers before, but this one is giving me problems. I got it to ...
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Unable to resume after suspend

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 & everything about it is great except that it just won't resume after suspend. I've tried the suggestions listed in this thread Entire system freezing after pressing ...
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Lenovo Ideapad battery limit

I have an Ideapad Y400 running Ubuntu 13.10. It previously ran Windows 8, and had a Lenovo utility to limit the battery charge to 60%. Now that I've installed Ubuntu, of course, the utility is gone. ...
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Wireless LAN not working on Lenovo Ideapad S205

I can't get the Wireless connection on my Ideapad S205 to work. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. The network manager indicates that Wireless was disabled by hardware switch, which isn't true. I checked out ...
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Bluetooth Support for Yoga 11s in ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed 14.04 LTS on my lenovo yoga 11s. I was wondering if there is/will be bluetooth support on this machine. As it stands, the bluetooth tab in the system settings shows the swtich, ...
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SSD cache for Lenovo Y500

I have a Lenovo Y500 with a dual GTX650M, 16Gb SSD and 1Tb HDD. I just install a clean Ubuntu 13.04 then upgrade to 13.10. Previously I had windows 8 but I cleaned it off and only use Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Replacing Windows 8 with Ubuntu 12.10 on an Ideapad U510 [duplicate]

I have (very) recently purchased a new Lenovo Ideapad U510 with a 24 gb SSD, and was quite disappointed with Windows 8. So I am considering replacing it with Ubuntu 12.10. I have some experience in ...
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How to dual-boot Ubuntu and Android on Lenovo s10-3t?

I have a problem with installing Android on Ubuntu. I have already 12.04 installed on Ideapad Lenovo s10-3t but I didn't leave an empty partition for Android. Is it possible to separate it now or do ...
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After upgrade to 12.04, suspend locks my laptop

After upgrading to 12.04 suspend no longer works. Going into suspend seems to work, screen, fan, disk and LED's shuts down. When trying to resume I can hear the fan staring up for a second or two ...
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Ideapad Z580 won't boot kernels above 3.2.0-32

I'm running Ubuntu 64 bit 12.04.1 LTS. I see either a blinking cursor or a black screen if I try to boot all kernels beginning at 3.2.0-33 and later. Safe mode fails for those kernels as well. ...
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Ralink 3090 wireless connects but is slow and unstable on an Ideapad S205 [closed]

I am using the Lenovo Ideapad S205 and Ubuntu 12.10 (32bit). The netbook has a built in Ralink 3090 wireless card. The problem is: Wifi does actually work, but network speeds are extremly slow and ...
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Will Ubuntu work with my laptop?

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Z570. Its specs are: Intel Core i5-2410M Processor with Intel Turbo Boost Technology* 2.0(2.30GHz, 3MB Cache) RAM 4GB Hard Disk 750GB Video Graphics Nvidia Geforce GT 520 ...
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Is the Lenovo Ideapad Z570 fully compatible with 12.04?

I'm looking for some notebook that will run on Ubuntu perfectly. I like LENOVO IdeaPad Z570, but I'm not sure how it will perform on Ubuntu. I heard people are complaining about wireless problems. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Lenovo Ideapad u300s

I want to buy a Lenovo Ideapad U300s Ultrabook. Is it compatible with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? (Intel Core i7-2677M, 4GB, 256GB SSD) Thanks!
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Battery Life on a Lenovo ideapad u410 ultrabook

I have bought a Lenovo Ideapad u410 last week. Normally I only use Ubuntu, so I tried to install it. After a few (or a few more ;) ) hours I got it working. I used both systems, Ubuntu and Windows, ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 Super Hot after Ubuntu 12.04

So I have a Z580 laptop which has ONLY Ubuntu 12.04 installed, It has a i3 Processor with Intel and Nvidia Cards and 4GB RAM, The problem is even if I run no apps, It gets heated up? I removed Windows ...
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Lenovo Ideapad s400u

I'm going to buy this machine (Lenovo Ideapad s400u) Does someone know if it's completely compatible with ubuntu?
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Lenovo Ideapad Z370 - Power reated issues

I have a Lenovo ideapad Z370 and I'm facing some problems. It consumes way more battery than it should, I got about 5 hours using Windows 7 and about 2 hours using ubuntu; If I try to install ...
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LENOVO IdeaPad (U430 Touch) only charges up to 59%

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my LENOVO IdeaPad U430 Touch. How come the battery just charges up to 59%? I also have Win8 on another partion and it easily reaches 100%. I tried "TLP" but ...
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Inbuilt Webcam not detected lenovo ideapad s 10 3c [closed]

I have installed ubuntu 13.10(fully updated) on my ideapad s10 3c.everything seems to work well except for the webcam which is not detected by the system(tried ...
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Battery issues - Lenovo Ideapad Z460

I've been using Ubuntu 13.10 on my Lenovo for more than 5 months without a problem. Yesterday I disconnected the AC adapter to take the laptop with me to the couch and it simply shut down. So I ...
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Installing ubuntu-touch on lenovo s6000 ideapad

I'm about to install ubuntu-touch on my lenovo s6000 but couldn't find the model's name in the supported devices list, what should I expect?
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Screen Brightness, GUI Crash, Sleep/Hibernate Resume, Mouse Pointer Problems with Lenovo IdeaPad Y500

I thought it'd be better to put all my current problems in a single thread. I've searched for almost 3 days trying to fix my issues. I failed. I can't change the screen brightness, the bar changes, ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad y510p - Blank Screen [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu (13.10) on the Lenovo IdeaPad y510p, but all I'm getting is a blank screen after I select Install/Try Ubuntu. Is there any way to fix that? (fn+up has no effect) EDIT: ...
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AMD FGLRX driver crashes window manager

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Y470. Every time that I install the FGLRX driver through System Settings -> software Sources -> Additional Drivers, my window manager completely crashes after rebooting, and I ...
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Touchscreen worked on “try without install” and now does not

So recently, I bought a Lenovo Ideapad z400, which has a wonderful 10-point multi-touch screen. I absolutely hate Windows 8, so I decided to try to dual boot Ubuntu. I did the installation after the ...
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Lenovo Ideapad built-in mic not working in 12.04

I just bought a new Lenovo P580 Ideapad yesterday and installed 12.04 64bit on it. I tried making a call with it and discovered that the built-in microphone wasn't working. I unmuted it in sound ...
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Lenovo u400, Ubuntu 12.04. Sudden reboots / power down

I've recently bought a Lenovo u400 (http://www.lenovo.com/products/us/laptop/ideapad/u-series/u400/) and installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it. Everything works fine (I've installed the proprietary ATI ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad S10e no audio Ubuntu 11.10 installed [closed]

After installing Via USB thumbdrive, Ubuntu 11.10 installed with near perfection. The only thing that doesn't work is the audio. After running aplay -l I get no sound card as a response. Can ...
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Cannot enable wireless on an Intel WifiLink 1000 on an Lenovo Ideapad z570

I am using the ubuntu 11.10 on lenovo ideapad z570. My wireless internet is not working. I have ensure that wireless switch is on. Windows 7, wireless works great.However ubuntu 11.10 is not allowing ...
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ubuntu on lenovo idepad s210 touch

I'd like to buy Lenovo IdeaPad S210 and install linux (ubuntu) on it. So I'd like to ask if any of you have som experencie with running ubuntu on this notebook. Getting touch screen work is not so ...
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How do I enable right click on a Lenovo Z580?

Right click doesn't work with Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo Z580. One can work around this using a two-finger click, but its pretty annoying.
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When booting ubuntu, it states: thinkpad_acpi: Unsupported brightness interface

As the title says, when I boot my pc to Ubuntu (14.04), it says something like this: [ 23.025150] thinkpad_acpi: Unsupported brightness interface, please contact ibm-acpi-devel@... And this ...
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Which ubuntu derivative for my Netbook? [duplicate]

I have an Lenovo Ideapad S10-2 Like this Processor / Chipset CPU Intel Atom N270 / 1.6 GHz Cache L2 cache - 512.0 KB Front Side Bus 533.0 MHz Chipset Mobile Intel 945GSE Express Features ...
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Cannot access BIOS on a Lenovo U410

I recently took a step into Linux on my Lenovo Idea pad U410; after a couple hours I managed to get it installed with the drivers. However now I no longer have the ability to access the BIOS. I tried ...
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Lenovo IdeadPad S10-3c problems

Please help me fix these problems because I really like ubuntu 12.04 and I have replaced my windows 7 ultimate for this. Everytime I turn on my ideapad it hangs, but when I insert my usb device that ...
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How do I get nvidia drivers working on an Ideapad z570?

I have a Lenovo z570 i3, Ive installed the packages available for nvidia and my graphics card is still not recognised? It displays the following error upon trying to configure it You do not ...
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Drivers wireless network and bluettoth

Good morning, as they are, I have a Lenovo ultraboock Idepad Yoga 11S and I installed the latest Ubuntu 14.04 but it does not work the wireless network and bluetooth, how can I solve this problem. ...
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Wifi has trouble randomly disconnects in ubuntu Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15

I recently bought a Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15 Touch Dual Mode 15.6” Notebook Intel Core i7-4500U and my wireless connection keeps disconnecting and the only way to reconnect it is to unplug my network ...
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Linux LTE 12.04 screen is blinking and printing some file names while booting and the screen is blinking on lenova ideapad z460

I have installed Linux 12.04 on my Lenova Ideapad Z460. It is not working well. It has below issues: => Screen is blinking some times before booting => While booting displaying/checking for file ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad N580 - Screen ALWAYS Shaking/Flickering

The screen flickering all began a few weeks after installing Ubuntu 13.10, and (unrelated to this specific problem) the laptop wouldn't upgrade to 14.04 through the usual way. Recently, though, I ...
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Unable to turn on bluetooth on my lenovo ideapad U310 using ubuntu 14.04

I'm a new linux user and I don't really understand the replies to similar queries. The toggle in the bluetooth settings won't turn on at all.
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Webcam issues on Lenovo Ideapad Y510 (Ubuntu 14.04)

Skype an Google Hangouts seem to be unable to use my build-in webcam on IdeaPad Y510. In Skype it just does not show me the option to start video conversation. But when I am going to Skype -> Options ...
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Lenovo Ideapad U430p audio, drivers

I have just ordered lenovo U430p, Installed ubuntu 14.04. Everything worked like a charm, except the audio. Though audio works and is detected by the system, the sound is very low as compared to ...