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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How to fix jumping touchpad cursor on Thinkpad X230 and Ubuntu Linux 16.04?

If I use a double-click touchpad action on a draggable object and then drag this object to the right, my cursor jumps to a random position at my screen. Screencast demonstrating the problem: https:/...
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Process responsible for auto-screen rotation? 16.04

currently I'm trying to disable the process which is responsible to handle the auto-screen rotation on my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro, which is enabled by default. So far I did some research on the packages ...
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“Wi-fi is disabled by hardware switch” with TL-WN722N card on Lenovo T400, Ubuntu 14.04

my builtin wi-fi card went down, so I bought TP-LINK TL-WN722N (a USB one). It worked straight away with Windows XP, but it did not with Ubuntu 14.04 as the driver was missing. I installed ath9k ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 randomly hangs on x1 carbon 4th generation

I was able to install Ubuntu 16.04 on my x1 carbon (4th generation) laptop. However lately my laptop hangs (freezes completely) on rand occasions and I have to power cycle the machine to recover. Also ...
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Ethernet not detected

I have Lenovo Ideapad Y700. Even though i have connected my ethernet. In my network menu Wired connections does not appear. Also I have a dual boot.So whenever i switch from ubuntu to windows. even ...
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Ideapad 100s - can I change the battery info?

The battery info on the lenovo ideapad 100s is seriously messed up. Upower returns this: upower -i $(upower -e) native-path: BMBT vendor: SUNWODA model: ...
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Lenovo G580 Zorin OS killed my bios. I can no longer access the bios or boot menu [closed]

I am struggling with a very serious problem with my old laptop. I installed Zorin OS to my laptop and now Every time I try to access the bios or the boot menu It says please wait after pressing the ...
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lenovo b575e minimal install ubuntu 16.04 black screen

I install ubuntu 16.04 with minimal version. installation went perfect. now i start pc: 1. ubuntu logo appears with the bar below. 2. a message saying :support for core revisions 0x17 and 0x18 ...
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ubuntu 16.04 suspend not working in Lenovo G505

When i close my laptop lid and then open it after some time, laptop doesn't wake, screen stays blank but fan keeps running . . . i am new user, please help.
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Why is the motherboard temperature is high when idle , but is normal under Windows?

I have a Lenovo y50-70 with the following specs: CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-4720HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz × 8 Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M and Intel HD Graphics 4600 I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 ...
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Mouse & Touchpad doesn't show touchpad setting anymore

After rebooting my laptop I realized that my pointer is moving very fast, then I opened my Mouse & Touchpad setting and I saw that it doesn't show my touchpad setting anymore, here is the ...
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Installing 16.04 on Lenovo Yoga 900 with nvme drive

I am attempting to install 16.04 on a new Lenovo Yoga 900. This type has an nvme drive and is set up by the BIOS as RAID, not AHCI (cannot be changed). I see multiple comments on the various forums ...
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Camera not recognized by Ubuntu 16.04

I have a lenovo X201 with dual boot. I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 the webcam does not work in this partition (in Win environment this is fine). In cheese the given error is "Device not found". In ...
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ubuntu 16.04LTS freezing system + TTY

I'm running Lenovo YOGA 300-IBY, Ubuntu 16.04LTS here is my first problem: whenever I open my TTY ctrl+alt+F[1-6], there are lines: lvmetad is not active yet, using direct activation during sysinit /...
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Ubuntu doesn't load after installing Bubmblebee - Lenovo Thinkpad e520

I followed this link https://sagark.org/optimal-ubuntu-graphics-setup-for-thinkpads/ to install bumblebee. After getting it, I restarted my system. But after BIOS I cannot continue to the system, but ...
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Process responsible for screen rotation / orientation sensor?

What's the process called that's responsible for managing auto-screen rotation (sensor?) and is there a way to disable it or bind it to a specific hardware button (let's say the power button)? I am ...
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Unstable wifi with intel 8260 [8086:24f3] (rev 3a) on ubuntu 16.04 runnung on Lenovo P50

On my brand new Lenovo P50 the wifi works unstable. sometimes it connects, sometimes not or just stops working. sometimes wifi networks are shown in the network manager, sometimes not. sometimes even ...
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Not able to boot Ubuntu to UEFI desktop lenovo

Trying to install Ubuntu on a Lenovo desktop however no matter what I try to change from Uefi to legacy and back it still comes up with error 1962 Nonoperating system found. I tried Ubuntu boot disk ...
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Lenovo ideapad can't scan for wifi signal after Ubuntu installation [closed]

I am a newbie at Ubuntu and have reached my limit trying to get my laptop which has no ethernet port to connect. $ sudo lshw -enable TEST stacy-computer description: Computer ...
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Lenovo Z400 low brightness video driver problem

I have a laptop ideaPad z400 from lenovo that there is a brightness trouble. When it was with windows 10. I were with the same problem, but I could fix easily installing default driver. But now, I've ...
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Backlight too low on Ubuntu 16.04 (Lenovo Laptop)

I can't get the brightness control to work properly on my Ubuntu 16.04 installation. My laptop screen appears really dark, but my second monitor works well. I've already tried a lot of alternatives (...
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Ubuntu 12 and 14 installers do not load properly and/or do not complete installation on Lenovo ThinkCentre M900

I'm trying to install any version of Ubuntu on a brand new, quad-core (Intel i7 vPro) Lenovo ThinkCentre M900, but the installer fails and does so in inconsistent ways. Before I begin, I want to ...
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Lenovo Think Pad never boots up with Linux( Ubuntu)

I bought a Lenovo think-pad and installed Ubuntu. It came by default with Windows 8. I booted him from USB with linux and wiped off windows. I did some coding on the machine, every thing went well ...
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Lenovo T430U Touchpad multitouch won't work - Ubuntu 16.04

I'm having trouble with the touchpad of my Lenovo T430U, the multitouch won't work. If I place my finger on the touchpad button, and try to move my other finger the system won't recognize the movement,...
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DLink dwa 131 H/W ver :E1 F/W ver : 5.1 how do i install it's wifi driver in UBUNTU 16.04 [duplicate]

The wifi adapter doesnt work on my laptop lenovo Z51 UBUNTU 16.04 info about the adapter DLink dwa 131 H/W ver :E1 F/W ver : 5.1 lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8001 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device ...
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Wifi-driver not working Lenovo z51-70

03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation Device [14e4:43ae] (rev 02) Subsystem: Lenovo Device [17aa:0622]
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Ubuntu 16.04 Install no hard disk

Issue: When installing ubuntu 16.04 on the laptop it does not detect any hard disks. Clicking on the + icon to add partition causes the system to hang. Specs: The hard disk is: samsung mzvlv512HCHG-...
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Weird touchpad behaviour on ubuntu 16.04

I just bought a lenovo G50 laptop. The laptop came with windows 8.1 and I did my favorite thing, uninstalling windows and installing ubuntu. After it booted first, the touchpad didn't work. When I ...
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16.04 wont boot from HD or DVD

I upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad M78. It booted once after a 15 min wait but after shutdown won't boot from HD or from a 16.04 DVD. Hits the drive a lot and eventually shuts down....
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Wifi occasionally stops working on Lenovo ideapad 100 laptop with Ubuntu 16.04

I purchased a new Lenovo ideapad 100 laptop back in February. A couple of days ago I formatted the hard-drive and replaced the original operating system, Windows 10, with Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit. Most ...
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Suspend not working on Lenovo Yoga 510-15ISK

I have witness two issues: When closing the lid it sometimes doesn't suspend. When opening the lid again it usually just displays a black screen and doesn't wake up again. Possibly relevant ...
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Wifi loses internet connection after awhile [duplicate]

I just purchased a new lenovo ideapad 100 (100-15IBD) with a realtek wireless adapter. lspci showed me this :- 03:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless ...
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Intel 8165 wireless not working. Ubuntu 15.04 [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 on Lenovo ideapad 500-15isk. I have a dual boot with Windows 7 and cant run my wireless in Ubuntu. i did a $ sudo lshw -c network to get *-network ...
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lenovo ideapad z510 the battery is plugged in but not charging

my laptop is lenovo ideapad z510 the battery is not charging never also when It is plugged into electricity , sometimes it is Extinguished without any introductions and the light is red always
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Ubuntu certified laptops Intel WiFi

I see Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga at the Ubuntu certified list (http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/hardware/201602-41481/). As I understand, everything works on this laptop out of the box. And I see that ...
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Networking Drivers “disappear” Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

About four days ago after installing routine Ubuntu updates, my wireless networking (and I believe networking in general) does not initiate on boot. It takes on average 6 reboots before networking ...
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sound trouble with Lenovo B50

Iam new with Ubuntu and need some help about the following trouble: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS amd64 installed on Lenovo B50,from usb,partition with w8. Internal sounds work,but sound from internet does not.It ...
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Updated WiFi fix for Yoga 13 and Ubuntu 16.04?

I have a Lenovo Yoga 13 and I was running 14.04 on it and I've since upgraded to 16.04. I applied the fix descibed here (Lenovo Yoga 13 Realtek wireless driver) with 14.04 and it worked but no longer ...
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How to get sound to work on Lenovo T450 for Ubuntu 16.04?

I am new to Ubuntu. I am trying to get the sound to work. It says Lenovo T450 hardware has been certified and it should work. I also checked for drivers on Lenovo T450 site and they have no drivers. ...
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I cannot type a lowercase letter K in Ubuntu Mate on Lenovo P50

This is by far the strangest bug I have ever seen. I'm in the process of configuring a fresh installation of Ubuntu Mate 16.04 on a Lenovo P50 Laptop. I'm unable to type a lowercase 'K'. Uppercase ...
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Problems installing on Lenovo ideapad 100s-11iby [duplicate]

I recently bought a Lenovo 100s as a lightweight, portable, cheap pc. First step was to clean it and install Ubuntu but I've run into some problems. Firstly they have installed 32 bit Windows and a 32 ...
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Cheese showing 'no device found' Thinkpad e450

I have recently bought a Lenovo Thinkpad e450 and installed Ubuntu 16.04 on it. Everything works fine but the integrated webcam. Cheese shows no device found. Kindly help. Cheese screenshot: lsusb ...
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Using Ubuntu on Lenovo Essential B40-30

So i recently bought a new low-price laptop, Lenovo Essential B40-30. Specs are: Intel® Celeron® Dual-Core™ N2840 2.16 GHz processor, 14", HD, 2GB DDR3 I was wondering now if i could use Lubuntu or ...
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Can't use internal simcard/modem on Lenovo X1 Carbon 20FB

I've added a mobile wifi connection using "Network connections" and gets this in the syslog: Jun 2 17:41:41 tdchmwa01 acvpnagent[1938]: Function: CreateThreatReportDirChangeEvent File: ../../vpn/...
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How to stop Windows 10 from constantly overwriting the bootloader?

After switching to legacy boot and turning secure booting off I could trivially install ubuntu on my new Yoga 510 for dual booting. However (and I have now reinstalled grub from the ubuntu live image ...
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Keep notebook screen on when lid closed

I have a Lenovo P70 running Ubuntu 16.04. I want to keep the notebook screen ON when the lid is closed. Currently, when I close the lid to the notebook, the notebook display turns off. I have an ...
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Lenovo wireless(N50) mouse

I am new to Ubuntu, i am trying to use my Lenovo N50 Wireless mouse on my Dell laptop, unable to connect neither getting recognized by the Laptop, NEED HELP !!! ( Please provide information for this ...
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Yoga 11s Problem with drivers after instalation

When I'm using live USB on my yoga11s with ubuntu 16.04 I dont have problems with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth everything's work fine. But after clean installation system is not recognizing both WiFi and ...
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Suspend Broken : Ubuntu 14.04

As soon as I suspend my machine, and restart working, after about a few seconds, the system hangs. I have to restart the system using the power button. My machine : Lenovo Y50-70 Edit Seems to work ...
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Installing Ubuntu 16.04 on Lenovo Yoga 900S

The problem is that Ubuntu doesn't detect the NVM SSD (Samsung 950 PRO). I have also tried Arch and all BIOS options (there aren't much) without any change. Has someone a hint?