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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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!
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Can't boot from HDD after install of Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo V570

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 as the only OS on Lenovo V750, I am unable to boot. I get messages: PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable PXE-M0F: Exiting PXE ROM. Boot order: ATAPI CD ATA HDD PCI ...
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Trackpoint and both mouse buttons no longer working; Lenovo X121e

This is Lenovo X121e with Intel i3 that I've had for years. I installed Ubuntu on it in 2011 and it's getting updates regularly. I'm on 14.04 LTS. Today neither the trackpoint nor the mouse buttons ...
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unstable wifi on Lenovo z50-70 (Ubuntu 15.04)

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 on Lenovo Z50-70. My wifi is unstable, it gets disconnect again and again and asks for password. NOTE: the password I input is correct and other users on windows dont have any ...
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How to remap Back and Forward key on a Lenovo ThinkPad T420?

I used to have a Lenovo N500, in this laptop the PgUp and PgDn keys are next to the Up/Down/Left/Right keys. Now I have a Lenovo T420 and the keys next to Up/Down/Left/Right are Back and Forward. I ...
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Deleted all zmlinux's from /boot. Can't boot into anything now

I recently deleted all my vmlinux's in /boot for some reason (a bad misunderstanding between vmware and vmlinux...). Now I can't boot into any other OS's. For some reason I can boot into my ...
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Please, find a Decent Audio Driver for Lenovo Y50-70 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (has JBL Speakers, but Linux unable to use max potential)

I'm used to the sound my laptop produces when it's running on Windows. Ubuntu has Volume Exceed, which just horribly distorts the Audio. Audio works perfectly in Windows. Please tell me how to utilize ...
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Ubuntu is always crashing

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside with Windows 8.1 but it's always hanging and I can't finish any work. :(. These are the typical things I'm doing with my Ubuntu. Coding using PHPStorm Debugging ...
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Sound problem with ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo's Thinkpad Edge E540

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Thinkpad Edge E540 laptop. I have problem with sound. When I play music, the sound is too noisy (before I install Ubuntu, I had Windows 7 on my laptop and sound ...
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Battery drains very fast on Ubuntu

I have a Lenovo Z50-70 Laptop with dual boot between Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The battery lasts for about 6 hours on Windows but lasts only 2.5 hrs or less on Ubuntu. Since the difference is ...
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Lenovo G50 wireless with Atheros wifi

I have a brand new Lenovo G50 and am unable to get the Atheros wireless to go. I've installed the ideapad-laptop package: add-apt-repository ppa:hanipouspilot/ideapad-laptop apt-get update rm ...
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Enable bluetooth on lenovo ideapad y480

I've search every crevice of the internet and can still not find how to enable bluetooh on my Lenovo ideapad Y480, rfkill list returns 'no' on all lsusb suggests a bluetooh adapter is not found: ...
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Need plan for fixing multiple aggravations on 14.4 LTS on Lenovo S21e netbook

I am asking for pointers to the orderly way to define and fix "wrong driver" problems. In particular, where can I read extended dpkg instructions so I can try drivers and restore the old drivers if ...
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My Laptop automatically disconnects from wifi

My laptop is running Ubuntu 14.04. It automatically disconnects from wifi after 4-5 minutes. After that it refuses to reconnect. I then turn off and on the wifi of the laptop from the hardware key. ...
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Enabling two finger scrolling in Ubuntu gnome 14.04

How to enable two finger scrolling in Ubuntu gnome 14.04 . The feature is seen enabled in dconf Editor, but it is not working. Also there is no option for scrolling in the mouse and touchpad settings. ...
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UEFI or Legacy? Which is advised and why?

While I know some facts about UEFI and Legacy and basic differences between them, like UEFI allowing for faster booting (I've checked this question already, but it doesn't answer mine), I have a bit ...
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How can I connect my Lenovo s850 with Ubuntu 14.4?

I just bought Lenovo S850 smartphone and it contains only the executable file for windows OS in order to connect the phone with the computer. Any advice? Thanks!
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Can I install ubuntu touch on LENOVO A8 A5500 tablet? [duplicate]

I want to install ubuntu on my tablet lenovo a8 a5500, but when i type "adb reboot bootloader" the tablet stuck in fast mode with no response. How should I proceed to unlock it and install ubuntu on ...
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Integrated Camera of Lenovo g500 not detected

I have recently installed UBUNTU 14.04 LTS on my Lenovo G500 Laptop. Installed Skype into it. But can't video chat as the camera is not being detected. please help me to resolve this camera issue. ...
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Problem with unlocking my lenovo tablet [duplicate]

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

I just brought an extra screen and found that I had no spare slots for it. So of course 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 ...