Lenovo make a large group of PC related products including desktops and more portable items such as Thinkpads and Ideapads as well as servers and display items.

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Strange font and mouse behavior during startup (14.04)

I've noticed a strange behavior when booting up in Ubuntu 14.04. If I open a terminal in the first few minutes, the terminal uses one font. After a few minutes the cursor will disappear for about 30 ...
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Ralink RT3090 wifi hard-blocked on IdeaPad S205

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.3 on someone's IdeaPad S205. Ever since booting from live USB, WiFi wasn't available, saying it was "disabled by hardware switch". Yes, I have rebooted a couple of ...
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lenovo wireless driver

i bought lenovo g50 with windows 8 pre-installed.i installed ubuntu 14 tls,but i can connect to the internet only via ethernet cable.it writes wifi has been switched off by hardware switch.what ...
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Install stops on Lenovo laptop

I've tried installing Ubuntu 15.04 desktop amd 64 on my older Lenovo B575 laptop. I've used a flash drive and a dvd with no success. I choose the language then it seems to be doing things for a while ...
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Touchscreen support for Lenovo S1 Yoga / 14.04 LTS how to install?

I have a S1 Yoga from Lenovo. How can I use the touch screen of this machine? BTW I am playing with linux for a long time but I am not a linux pro. BR Ulros
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Computer turns on immediately after being shut down

My laptop (Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2 15) cannot be shut down. I have tried both the shutdown button in the upper right corner and typing a command into the terminal. The result was the same - the laptop ...
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Wireless disabled problem

I had a problem with wifi on my Lenovo g50-30. wifi was disabled. I read on ubuntuforums that command: sudo modprobe -r ideapad-laptop sudo rfkill unlock all rfkill list all would help and it ...
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Can anyone recommend the ideal Ubuntu LTS release for my laptop? [closed]

Good morning to the Ubuntu Community! I have had ongoing problems with my laptop, which makes sense, considering it is an older computer, which used to run Windows XP Professional. I think I am just ...
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Lenovo B50 power management

Lenovo B50 power management is not working with Ubuntu 14 and 15 versions when shutted down the laptop is still running while only the screen is switched off, same when restarting Regards John
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Unable to connect to Wifi in 14.04 LTS?

I have Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E430(32-bit) laptop. I have installed the 14.04 ubuntu version fresh rather than upgrading from the previous version. I am using this version for around 1 year. The wifi ...
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Why can't I see one specific wifi network?

I bought my Lenovo IdeaPad S400 few years ago and immediately installed Ubuntu. Up to this day, Ubuntu 14.04 is running (without problem). However, without changing anything in the system or in the ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 suspend halt

I have laptop Lenovo E540 with SSD + HDD Ubuntu 15.04 on SSD with UEFI, kernel 3.19.0-26-generic Nvidia GeForce 840M with driver 346.59 The problem When I suspend the laptop, i hear HDD heads ...
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Lenovo X250 - Wifi Connection drops constantly - Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo X250 and I experience frequent drops of my WIFI connection. After the connection has gone down I can still see my network's name in the list of available ...
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Suspend option is not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm new in the world of linux. I'm trying to learn it using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS version. My question is how to make the 'Suspend' option to work? Whenever i click that option from my laptop, the ...
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Bluetooth is not working on ubuntu 14.04 on lenovo G50

My bluetooth is not not working on ubuntu 14.04. I am not sure whether my bluetooth adapter is not getting recognized or necessary drivers are absent. I tried many things but no luck. I found that ...
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Lenovo G50-80 Network not working

I have a Lenovo G50-80, I'm running Ubuntu from USB (haven't installed it yet). I was about to install it, but I noticed the wifi wasn't working.. I have a wifi chip built inside, and I'm afraid my ...
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Lenovo yoga 2 (not pro) keyboard and pad not working

on my laptop my keyboard and pad didn't work i need to use a usb devices, how fix it ? Thanks for reply. EDIT : my keyboard work but when i try to use my touchpad (click or move the pointer) my ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Thinkpad X1 Carbon 3 Web camera doesn't work

I use ThinkPad X1. Camera doesn't work for some reason. lsusb output: Bus 003 Device 002: ID 8087:8001 Intel Corp. Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 002 Device ...
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No audio output from Banshee

I installed Banshee player on my old Lenovo G430 running Lubuntu 15.04 (Vivid). It was able to scan through my music library and add all files to the library. However, when I try playing something, it ...
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Problem with wireless driver on ubuntu 15.04 and lenovo z51-70

I have installed ubuntu 15.04 along with windows 10 dual boot.Wireless is not working properly in ubuntu.Its not listing the networks. On the other hand in windows its working absolutely fine. Please ...
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lenovo clickpad disable touchpad movement

I know similar questions are here already but all the questions I checked are kinda "outdated". At least I hope there was some progres in last year or so. I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my ...
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my ubuntu 15 dose not boot on lenovo e440 . unsupported brightness interface

I have lenovo e 440 thinkpad and I'v installed ubuntu 15 on it. every thing worked fine. but know when I power on my laptop ubuntu dose not boot and it says : unsupported brightness interface . what ...
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Fresh install on Lenovo Thinkserver TS130

I've tried installing several builds of Ubuntu on this Lenovo Thinkserver TS130, and cannot get one that will boot without any user interaction. The build I'm working on is the 14.04.1 downloaded from ...
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Connect work Lenovo Thinkpad to my home Internet? [closed]

Is it possible to connect my work Lenovo Thinkpad to my home Internet and still be able to use my Thinkpad at work?
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Lenovo Edge 15 and Virtualbox: can't have virtualization and wifi

I have Ubuntu 15.04 @ Lenovo Edge 15 (not ThinkPad). In the beginning I had problems with WiFi, they were solved by updating the driver and changing some option (which I already can't remember nor ...
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Lenovo E440 dont wake up Ubuntu 15.04

After suspend my ubuntu 15.04 on Lenovo Thinkpad E440, ubuntu dont wake up. Please help me.
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Why does ubuntu freeze sometimes when I shut my laptop screen

I own a Lenovo Y50 running Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit and sometimes when Ii shut the screen the login screen is displayed after I open it back up again, but it is unresponsive and I can't do anything from ...
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Install Ubuntu (Desktop or Touch) on Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 (Windows or Android)

I'm looking into possibly getting a Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2. This is a pure tablet device, that comes with either Windows or Android. It has an Intel cpu. Was anybody able to install Ubuntu on either ...
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Wireless Hardware Switch on Lenovo Yoga 3 14 Ubuntu 14.04

I have Lenovo Yoga 3 14 which had Windows 8.1 preinstalled. I dual-booted Ubuntu 14.04. I am able to connect to WiFi networks while using Windows but on Ubuntu, I get the message "Wireless Hardware ...
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Touchpad scrolling is not working in my laptop

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 in my Lenovo B50-70 LAPTOP. But, scrolling in touchpad is not working.my laptop having Ps/2 Elantech touchpad id=12
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Re-install grafic driver for Lenovo Notebook

The problem is, that i could only start Ubuntu at my notebook with the recovery mode. The system does not install the required grafic driver. Is there someone who can give advice how to find and ...
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Wireless network drops on Lenovo g50-80

My wireless network is dropping after certain minutes on my Lenovo g50-80 laptop. It requires a reboot to make all things work again. I tried updating linux kernel headers and all those such stuffs, ...
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Is Lenovo Z50-70 compatible with Ubuntu? [closed]

I am thinking about buying a Lenovo Z50-70 i7 laptop. It comes with DOS and I am planning to install Ubuntu (Actually, I am planning for Ubuntu/winodws 7 dual boot). However I did not find it in this ...
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Lenovo U400 overheating with fan being idle

I've had Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo U400 laptop for a year or so and everything was fine. Suddenly yesterday I noticed when I was working on it, that it was running really hot, almost burning my left ...
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ThinkPad OneLink ProDock with ThinkPad Yoga

I have a ThinkPad Yoga, the one from last year and the Pro Dock of ThinkPad. I'd love to install Ubuntu on the Yoga, which should work fine from what I've seen. The question is, if the Pro Dock has ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes when lid on laptop is closed [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro frequently (not allways) when I close my computer plugged/unplugged when I open it agin it is frozen. Some timew when opened the login screen is up but I ...
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Lenovo G510 can't use Radeon graphics, fglrx or switcheroo

I have only been using Ubuntu 14.04 for a few weeks and really enjoying it. My first time using Linux and I'm really impressed at how easy it has been to learn a new operating system while still ...
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Fix internal battery on laptop

My laptop battery has only about 39% of the designed capacity resulting in it lasting for 50 minutes max which is a huge issue considering I need this laptop working for a decent amount of time even ...
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How to change Fn keys behavior?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 in my Lenovo G500s. I googled and check last of solution but couldnt find how to change fn keys behaviour. I am a Centos user and new on Ubuntu. Please lead me to find place which ...
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wifi is not detected in ubuntu 14.04 lenovo g50 45 [duplicate]

ifconfig shows only eth0 & lo. lshw -c net: PCI (sysfs) *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter vendor: ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 500 [duplicate]

How can I install Ubuntu on my Lenovo Yoga 500 Laptop? Is there a better way than a virtual machine? I have to use Ubuntu for my work.
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Logitech R400 on Lenovo T440s, Ubuntu 14.04 not properly recognized

I would like to use a Logitech R400 pointer with my Lenovo T440s running on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. There is a problem with the keys so that forward and backward buttons result in jumping at 1st or last ...
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Running testdisk off a 14.04 Live USB without internet access

Short of it is that I've fried my MFT something wicked and am trying to get data off the Windows partition. My laptop is a Lenovo Yoga 3 14, which has documented issues with the Ubuntu Broadcom ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on a Lenovo Thinkpad?

I have Ubuntu on all of my computers that I use, so I am fairly clear on how to install it via USB, but this time has been different. I receieved a Lenovo Thinkpad tablet(no keyboard) from my school ...
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lenovo flex-2-14 showing random lines on display

(1) I have installed 15.04 vivid on my lenovo flex-2-14 and after installing it, the display(nvidia geforce 610/710/820m) is not stable showing some lines randomly on screen disturbing real output, ...
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How to get Wifi driver lo lenovo g50-70 assembled with RTL8723BE

I have newly installed ubuntu-14.04 in my laptop but the WiFi is not working on browsing the net. I have tried some methods that are presented but none of the made favour to me, I have gone through ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Screen turns blank, but system still ON

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo X1 carbon 3rd gen(Broadwell, Intel HD 500 graphics). Since latest Intel video driver update screen started to go blank regularly. In the meantime system is running ...
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How Can i install Ubuntu touch on Lenovo smartphone [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo Smartphone and i want to install Ubuntu Touch there.How can i do that?
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Cant see wireless enable/disable option in my lenovo z51-70 laptop

I cant post the image because i dont have that much reputation :( output of "lspci -nn" command is: 00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Host Bridge -OPI [8086:1604] (rev 09) ...
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Lenovo Y50 Subwoofer does no work with Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

I could not get my Subwoofer on Lenovo Y50 to work. Googled around and did not find any solutions. Let me know if anybody has any clue. Thanks!