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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Problem with unlocking my lenovo tablet

I have a problem with my tablet that I bought recetly. I'm not a fan of Android so I wanted to run it with Ubuntu OS. I followed every step in this page. But exactly when I try to unlock the device ...
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How to enable multitouch for touchpad and touchscreen on ThinkPad X1 Carbon 3rd gen?

How to enable multitouch for touchpad and touchscreen? I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet on a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 3rd gen (Touch) 2015. What does work: Fn+ buttons works out of the box – ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 on Lenovo Yoga 3 14

I'm considering buying the Lenovo Yoga 3 14" because it is convertible and has a GPU Nvidia GT940M. Has anyone have encountered any issue with Ubuntu ? I haven't seen any question here about it but ...
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How to remap fn + ESC key to ESC key in Lenovo Yoga 3

I've managed to switch fn keys to behave like function keys in the Lenovo Yoga. However, this causes the ESC key to be found to Fn + ESC instead. Is there a way to switch / remap it back to ESC ...
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Switchable Graphics not working on lenovo g50s A8-4500m with Ubuntu 14.04

Switchable Graphics not working on lenovo g505s with Ubuntu 14.04 only sow Radeon HD 7640G second graphics card its ATI Radeon HD 8570 2GB
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laptop with ubuntu 14.04 overheating

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Y580, I' have 2 graphic cards, nvidia and intel, I have noticed it's overheating a lot. Following some tutorial I removed bumbelbee and tried to install nvidia-prime ...
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Hardware check for new laptop

I purchased a used laptop (Lenovo Z710 Intel i7-4710MQ 2.50GHz 16GB Ram 1TB SSHD NVIDIA 840M WIN 8.1 Laptop) It is not a touch screen and does have a backlit keyboard. My question: Is there a site ...
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Qualcomm Atheros wifi not working in Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS in LENOVO B40-80

I have Lenovo B40-80 with default Windows 8.1 installed. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 but WIFI is not working. I have also executed the wireless info script from this link. Output of this script ...
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No microphone input Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Lenovo T420

I was trying to do some recordings with my new jack splitter. It's a Y cable with a 3.5mm 4 segment male jack, connecting to the computer port, and two female 3.5mm sockets, one for headphones ...
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Internal mic is not working on my lenovo b50 series laptop with ubuntu 14.04

Internal microphone of my laptop is not working whereas when I connect earphones with mic, it works fine. I have Ubuntu 14.04 on lenovo b50 series laptop. As per suggetion Internal microphone not ...
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screen brightness on X1 carbon gen 3 wont change

I just installed ubuntu on a new x1 carbon gen 3. Its a great machine but i cant seem to change the screen brightness. when i hit the buttons i get the little on screen notification, but it seems to ...
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Lenovo M90z: No Sound after reloading Alsa (“Dummy Output”)

I have a problem which seems to be rather common, but I have not been able to solve: I recently used the command alsa force-reload (though not quite sure why) on my Lenovo ThinkCentre M90z which is ...
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Lenovo USB 3.0 to DVI/VGA monitor adapter ubuntu 14.04

so i just brought an extra screen and found that i had no spare slots for it. So ofcourse i went out and got a USB to DVI/VGA adapter. In the crate a cd with an exe file on it followed. Now i have ...
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I'm not able to boot to Windows after installing Ubuntu 14.10

I have Lenovo G50 laptop and I installed ubuntu to my system in different drive. When the grub comes and clicks on "Windows" I get an error message which tells that "The current hardware and software ...
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Change printscreen key to options key

Lenovo l440 has a pretty stupid key design, where options key(emulates a right click) is gone and we have a printscreen key in its place. Is there a way to get options key function on prtsc key ?
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Same image on two external displays with a Lenovo T550 and a docking station

I have a Lenovo T550 without NVIDIA graphics (only an Intel Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics). This works fine with the internal display. Now I want to attach two external monitors to the docking ...
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I have a trouble with my wifi

i have a laptop lenovo g50 my distro is ubuntuu 14.04 trusty thar i can't connect with wifi my English is bad sorry
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Lenovo B5400 display switch device doesn't work Fn+F3

I have a laptop Lenovo B5400 since half a year with Kubuntu 14.04 installed. I hadn't have any serious problems until connecting the laptop to an external display. Now it works only with an external ...
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No connection / sporatic connection with Intel 3160 Wireless, Lenovo Y50, Ubuntu 15.04

I recently bought a Lenovo Y50-70 laptop, and while Ubuntu has mostly been running well I've had issues with the wireless. Wifi will connect perfectly fine, and it will usually be able to load ...
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Ubuntu Wi-Fi Not Working On Lenovo Z70 Ideapad Fresh 15.04 Install

I just unpackaged my Lenovo Z70 Idea Pad Laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04.2. Everything seemed fine on it, but I am unable to connect to the internet via WiFi. A lot of stuff that I have found on ...
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WiFi still not working on Lenovo G50-30 after execution of blacklist & ppa:hanipouspilot

I'm trying for 2 days to get my WiFi connection working on the Lenovo G50-30. In different forums in French, English and German, I found several commands for the WiFi: sudo modprobe -r ideapad-laptop ...
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increasing and frequent problems with my Lenovo T440s

I have a Lenovo T440s and ever since I got it a year ago and installed Ubuntu on it (first 12 LTS, then 14), I have only experienced problems upon problems. Here is a list of all my threads, just to ...
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Wifi not working Lenovo Yoga 13 Ubuntu 15.04

I recently installed Ubuntu onto my Yoga 13. Please excuse me because my skill with Linux is limited. When I opened it up, a wireless network icon doesn't show up in the upper right hand corner. I ...
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Lenovo g510 laptop Ubuntu 14.04 LTS no AMD Radeon card detected

I've got a Lenovo G510 laptop and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on it and when I run lspci | grep VGA it only shows the Intel integrated graphics card, but no information about the AMD Radeon card at ...
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Touchpad scroll not working in Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 15

I recently bought the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 15 (2015 edition). I dual booted Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside pre-installed Windows 8.1. Everything works great except the touch pad scroll. I want to make ...
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15.04 wifi connected but internet constantly stops

I'm running 15.04 on a Lenovo Yoga and the wifi will connect but every few minutes web pages stop loading and I realize that the internet doesn't work until I disconnect the wifi and connect again. ...
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Making screen brightness change smoother

I am using Ubuntu 14.04LTS on Lenovo G580. The Function key is working fine for brightness change, but I want to make the change smoother, i.e. reduce the step change in brightness per key press. Any ...
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xrandr not activating second display, just launches GUI

After connecting an HDMI external monitor, I have to use the 'Display Settings' GUI to activate and configure the monitor. This would not be a big deal, except checking 'Use this output' doesn't ...
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Ubuntu-14.04LTS update error some ubuntu restrictions

I have installed ubuntu-14.04LTS through boot able usb. But when I am updating ubuntu using below command, sudo apt-get update I am getting bellow errors, Please any one tell me what is the problem ...
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How to install kubuntu on Lenovo thinkpad e555

I have been trying to install Kubuntu 15.04 on Lenovo ThinkPad E555. I have created /, /home and /boot partition but as soon as I install it, it doesn't show up on boot screen (it only shows Windows ...
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lenovo ideapad z710 no sound ubuntu 15.04

I decided to install Ubuntu 15.04 on my Lenovo ideapad z710 laptop. Im using a dual-boot configuration with Windows 8.1 alongside Ubuntu 15.04. When I go into Windows, i have no problems with sound. ...
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Realtek RTL8723BE junk NIC Problems on Lenovo G50-30

Realtek RTL8723BE NIC loses internet availability while connected. It works for a short period of time. A lot of other people reported this even after driver installation.... The same problems ...
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Lenovo z50-70, keyboard and touchpad not working at all

Ubuntu 14.04, 15.04. Working fine in GRUB, in BOIS. After system is boot - keyboard and touchpad not working. I can work only with usb keyboard and mouse. Can somebody get advice about problem?
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BUG: soft lockup - CPU#2 stuck for 23s!

EDIT: I've changed the title from 'Ubuntu Freeze // Lenovo T440' to what I believe is the actual bug. Hopefully this will generate more answers. EDIT 2: Bizarrely, this freeze only occurs when the ...
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Roaming not working lost for 5 seconds wifi connection intel 7260 on the thinkpad t440p only when there are multiple AP ruckus + zonedirector

I have disconnections every 5/10/20 min random from WiFi only when I'm in a space where there are multiple AP(Ruckus + Zonedirector) with the same SSID. When there is only one AP(Ruckus) is stable. ...
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kubuntu 15.04 wifi problem (lenovo T420)

I have a Lenovo T420 laptop, I have recently upgraded from kubuntu 14.4 to kubuntu 15.04 and since then I have problems with wireless connections, when trying to connect to a wireless network that I ...
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Wireless conection stops working after app. 30min on RTL8723BE

Just at the beginning: I'm a totally noob with Ubuntu. I got it about 1h ago so i don't know anything basically. Also my English is not the best so i hope you'll overlook it gentelly ;) So here is my ...
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Highly unstable wifi Realteck Lenovo T450s with rtl8192ee

My WiFi doesn't work on my newest Lenovo T450s. By doesn't work, I mean sometimes it will work, and then for some reason it'll stop. It'll even break the router if I insist too much on reconnecting. ...
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How to install ubuntu15.05 stand alone using UEFI mode and boot secure enable in lenovo flex 2?

I installed Ubuntu successfully using legacy mode but in UEFI mode I faced some problem. And Ubuntu boot loader asked me to create extra minimum 35MB space to EFI boot loader. I don’t know why? and ...
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Audio Drivers for Lenovo G580

I have a Lenovo G580, with Dolby speakers. These used to work fine with windows7,8,8.1,10(Technical Preview) after installing the Dolby drivers available on the official website, but due to non ...
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Lenovo G50-70 Microphone Doesn't work with Skype/Hangouts on Ubuntu 15.04

I have not tried this on other versions of Ubuntu, I tried calling through Skype and Hangouts, but the problem persisted- No Sound was emmited. I increased the values of the input device tab and the ...
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Lenovo a706 with Ubuntu Touch

Can someone give a link to Lenovo a706 Ubuntu Touch ROM? I cant port it on my own( And i could't find such ROM on the Internet. And i realy wanted to have Ubuntu Touch on my phone. I hope, that ...
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Wifi works fine but after a while even though it's connect , no internet

Okay let me explain. I have a Lenovo Z50 70 running Ubuntu 15.04. Everything works great except 2 things. One is if the wifi stays inactive for a while it loses connection with the router even though ...
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Connect 2 external monitors to LenovoY580 at Ubuntu 14.04

I have LenovoY580 laptop with Intel HD 4000 Graphics + nvidia GEFORCE GTX 660M. I have been trying to connect one external monitor via VGA and another (a TV) by HDMI (to work on three screens - ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 too slow and laggy!

I have Lenovo Ideapad y510p and have dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 with Windows 8.1 and I uses Ubuntu for all my work specially for developing Android apps, I have 8GB of RAM and 9GB for swap, but it's so ...
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Why do I have to turn on wifi by commands every time Ubuntu starts?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on a Lenovo G50-30. When I installed Ubuntu I got some troubles with the WiFi. I couldn't turn it on/off. I searched on Internet and found out some commands to fix ...
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Help getting mini-DisplayPort external monitor working on Lenovo T440s ( Intel HD 4400)

I have the following setup: Lenovo T440s running Ubuntu 15.04 (upgraded from 14.10) Asus PB278Q (supports DisplayPort 1.2) AmazonBasics mini-DisplayPort to DisplayPort cable System information: $ ...
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Trackpad not working Ubuntu 14.04

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Lenovo Thinkpad twist. I installed the OS via a usb image. Every time I boot my computer without the usb, the trackpad wont work so I have to ...
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Nvidea drivers GTX 960m [duplicate]

I have the new lenovo y50 with the gtx 960m gpu. When i go to "software updates"-"Other Software" it dosen't apear any drivers, how can i install them? Im using elementary os Freya. Best regards.
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Wi-Fi problem on Lenovo z50-70 with Realtek RTL8723BE

I've recently bought Lenovo z5070, I've installed on it both windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04.2 trusty. I have some serous problem with Wi-Fi in Ubuntu. First, when I turn on laptop at that moment the ...