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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function keys only work with battery on lenovo g40-30

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running on my Lenovo G40-30 and the function keys only works when the battery is connected. If I remove it, the function keys simply doesn't works. What can I do?
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Help Debugging Wireless Issue

I have a Lenovo e330 notebook with broadcom bcm4313 802.11 bgn wireless adapter. I have configured it for dual boot Windows 8/Ubuntu 14.04. It has problem connecting to wireless, and this problem is ...
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Install ubuntu in LenovoG500s

I have a laptop branded lenovo G500s with windows 8 pre installed.I need to install Ubuntu as a secondary operating system in my laptop without removing my current Operating System. Is it possible? I ...
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Apportcheckresume crashes, requiring hard reboot in Ubuntu 14.10

Running Ubuntu 14.10 on a Lenovo Yoga 2 13 inch laptop. Issue is that when resuming from suspend (i.e. opening laptop lid after closing it), the computer will often fail to resume, including hotkeys ...
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Lenovo Yoga Tablet Mode [on hold]

I want to start by saying that I have very very little experience with linux. I'm just now getting into it. Anyway, my question is, if I were to buy a Lenovo Yoga and install Ubuntu on it, would ...
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Weird Symbols Lenovo Yoga 3 [on hold]

I just dual booted my Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro with Win 8 and Ubuntu 14.10. It went pretty well once I fixed the wireless card hardware issue. However it appears the high res screen is causing issues, ...
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Lenovo G50-30 mic built in volume problem

my built in mic (the laptop is a lenovo g50-30) is too low and a bit distorted. I've tried it on skype and even in the audio settings the orange bars are pretty low. The mic is pre-amplificated above ...
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Lenovo carbon x1 red dot over “i”

Can't find any description - how to enable dot over "i" in Thinkpad logos (in my case this is Lenovo carbon x1 first generation) Is it possible to setup dot behavior or at least enable default ...
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Thinkpad Edge 13 01962Cs overheats in Xubuntu, but not in Windows 7 (?)

My Lenovo ThinkPad 13 01962 CS is having a particular problem (but not uncommon, it seems): It is overheating in Xubuntu, but not in Windows 7 (a heavier OS). Back in April, I sent it to local Lenovo ...
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My booting speed went from 8 seconds to 30 seconds

My booting speed went from 8 seconds to 30 seconds. I don't really know what happened. Any help please ! This is my dmseg http://paste.ubuntu.com/9062894/ and this is my bootchart
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Sound Problems (Echoes / Lagging)

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo G50-30. There has been a few issues, but I've fixed almost all of them (which is actually a fun and good learning experience) but two remain. One of them is a ...
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How to install Ubuntu in Miix 2 Core i5 with detachable keyboard?

I have a Lenovo Miix 2 11,6" Core i5 4Gb RAM 64Gb SSD and i want to take it to Ubuntu. I try to boot from USB stick and i get itm but the detachable keyboard is not able to operate, so as the ...
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Unable to use Wifi on Lenovo Z5070

I bought new Lenovo Z5070 with a Core i5. However I am facing issues with my wireless: it goes away after sometime and then does not return until I reboot.
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HP VGA WEBCAM (USB) not working,

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T61. I bought a HP VGA USB Webcam (#EW193AA) new. I immediately tried to use it with Cheese, just as many others have. It works fine for taking pictures, ...
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Cannot use twofinger on lenovo z5070 touchpad ubuntu 14.04

Cannot use twofinger on lenovo z5070 touchpad ubuntu 14.04. I also tried twofinger scroll on lenovo g50 ALPS touchpad detected as PS/2, corrected with psmouse-dkms-alpsv7 but reset after reboot ...
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How do I disable the TouchPad on a Lenovo x240, but keep mouse buttons active?

I want to disable the touchpad of my Lenovo x240. If I use the settings GUI the mouse buttons get disabled, too. How can I disable the touchpad mouse cursor movement, and keep the mouse buttons ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad Wifi not working

So my wifi is not working. BIOS tells me that it (as well as bluetooth) are hardblocked. I used the button on my Laptop (a lenovo thinkpad T430s) to enable networking, and this worked for a little, ...
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Ubuntu for Tablet A3000-H. How I can install Ubuntu on my tablet? [duplicate]

Please make create more ubuntu for devices..im using Lenovo tablet a3000h..and I want to install ubuntu but..nothing for it.so help me for that?
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Dual display on Lenovo Thinkpad X1Carbon 2 (U12.4)

I have Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon 2 with integrated Intel HD Graphics 4400. Screen resolution is 2560x1440. Preinstalled system was Win-8.1, I removed it and installed Ubuntu 12.04. But I have problems ...
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Lenovo e545 TrackPoint and TouchPad Lefty and Scrolling

I'm new to Linux/Ubuntu. I'm a lefty and currently using a Lenovo e545 with Ubuntu 14.04. I believe the mice are IBM TrackPoint and Synaptics UltraNav TouchPad. After going to system settings > Mouse ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 mouse clicking stops working after OS has been idle

After the system has been idle for a while, resuming use of the OS by moving the mouse works fine however I would be unable to click in my own log in box for example which means I am forced to tab and ...
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How to manage battery and AC on Lenovo [duplicate]

I own a [Lenovo Z410][1] laptop, and its battery is not removable. Lenovo published an ['energy management' driver for Windows][2] that let you to use ac power instead of battery when the battery ...
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Borderlands 2 will only starts in a small window - Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I was having trouble running Borderlands 2 on a newly imaged Ubuntu 14.04 64bit install. The machine is a Lenovo X1 Carbon. I had trouble with the libopenal1 error, but was able to fix it. I've ran ...
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Applications keep crashing in ubuntu 14.04 (maybe graphics related)

For the last week or so most webbrowsers keep crashin on Ubuntu 14.04. Some other applications like VLC and a couple of games also crash randomly at times, even skype. Sometimes after a few minutes of ...
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Cpu overheating when booting and using Ubuntu [closed]

My laptop (Lenovo G500 Intel Celeron 1005 1.9 GHz) overheats when using Ubuntu 14.10, but does not in Windows 8. What is the problem with Ubuntu? I am worried that it will caused to damage my laptop's ...
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Bluetooth not working in Lenovo G510

My problem is that my laptop don't see any devices via Bluetooth, like my smartphone. I turned visible on my phone on. I don't have any soft/hard block on bt. I using Ubuntu-Gnome 14.04 Sorry for my ...
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Lenovo Yoga pro 2 on 14.04, wifi stopped connecting

My Yoga stopped connecting to the WiFi network. I did everything as described in this answer by rubo77: Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro sudo rmmod ideapad_laptop sudo service network-manager restart ...
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nouveau error unknown chipset, drm failed

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 to my new notebook Lenovo Z50. But when booting up Linux Ubuntu, I get this error: And when I try to install Nvidia's driver for GEForce 840M (v. 340.46 or ...
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Bluetooth adapter driver on ThinkPad T510

I opened the UI for Bluetooth device from the Settings but I got "No Bluetooth adapters found" and I cannot turn on/off, of course. Obviously, my laptop does have Bluetooth adapter (I checked that by ...
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Laptop Battery is not Charging

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo IdeaPad Y510 which works fine when the charger is plugged in, but does not run at all on the battery. The battery has not been charging for at least 6 weeks. The ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 and virtualbox

I installed Xubuntu to my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Windows 8.1 in Oracle virtualbox. At first like in Ubuntu the resolution was the same as in windows side 3200x1800. After updating, it gave just 1600x1200.I ...
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lenevo g580 touchpad sometimes stop responding Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

My laptop touchpad won't work and only external mouse is working any way to install drivers or something that can resolve this issue ? Somebody would like to give auto script or something to make it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freeze on Lenovo thinkpad x230, Samsung SSD 840EVO

I recently installed an mSATA disk (Samsung SSD 840EVO) on my Thinkpad x230 and then installed Ubuntu 14.04. It seemed to work fine but then froze completely after showing a system error message. ...
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Lenovo X220 Digitizer Pen Not Working

Recently purchased a refurbished Lenovo X220 Thinkpad and the digitizer is not working at all (Windows or Ubuntu). Since both OS's are not detecting it I'm starting to suspect its a hardware rather ...
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Laptop looses all battery when the lid is shut

This is my first time using Ubuntu on my Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2014 and when I shut the lid and later wants to open up the laptop again the computer is dead. The battery is at 0% and I can't start ...
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Wifi Doesn't Work After Suspend in 14.04 [closed]

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 from Ubuntu 13.10, and now the wifi doesn't work after the system resumes from suspend. I tried the following the following solution (and set the file to ...
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Micro-HDMI to VGA adapter does not work with Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my new Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro (following the receipt from Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro) and all works fine except the micro-HDMI to VGA adapter, to conect to external displays. ...
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Lenovo W530 driver on UBUNTU 14.10

I have a Lenovo W530 laptop for some time now. Here is the config: WIN 8.1 x64 Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3820QM CPU @ 2.70GHz 2,70 GHz RAM: 24,0 GB HDD 500 GB NVIDIA Quadro K2000M Intel(R) HD ...
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Problem with touchpad after upgrade to 14.10

After upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 the touchpad of my thinkpad E440 stops working correctly. Only the superior part of the touchpad works, I have to touch the 25% of the touchpad nearest to the ...
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Wireless Problems (Lenovo G50-30)

I've tried all the fixes and ran out of Google. At first I had to type "sudo modprobe -r ideapad-laptop" into the Terminal at startup for the wifi to work. Now it works after I did a more permanent ...
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Thinkpad E430 Wireless problems

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E430. I have great problems with some networks. Some networks work fine, like my Android hotspot, but unfortunately among the networks with problems ...
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Lenovo w520 frequency scaling unsupportet on suspend

I installed a fresh 14.04 Trusty and updated it [FIRMware bug]: Acpi: invalid bios _PSS frequency found for processor 7: 0x80000000 Mhz ACPI: \_SB_.PCIO.LPC_.EC__.BAT1: Unable to dock ! This ...
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Lenovo Synaptics Touchpad Ubuntu 14.04

I've successfully installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my new Lenovo Flex 2-15 but got an issue which flaws my ubuntu experience. Synaptics is working good except the two finger scrolling annoys me. When having ...
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Bluetooth can't be turned on 12.04 on Lenovo ThinkPad 230

I'm running ubuntu Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS on my Lenovo Thinkpad x230, $ > cat /etc/issue Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS $ uname -a Linux ***** 3.13.1-031301-generic #201401291035 SMP Wed Jan 29 15:37:43 UTC 2014 ...
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Unable to mount Kindle on Ubunut 14.04

Upon connecting my kindle, nautilus opens up for just a second and then flashes a message saying that kindle is unavailable. Then there are a host of messages on dmesg about device not accepting set ...
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USB not working in 14.04.1 (sometimes)

About one out of three boots, USB doesn't work on my Lenovo Yoga 2 11 running Ubuntu 14.04.1. This includes the USB touchscreen as well as optical drive, keyboard, or anything else plugged into the ...
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How can I get my touchpad's multitouch capabilities working on my Lenovo Yoga 2 11?

I just got a Lenovo Yoga 2 11" convertible laptop, and it has a multitouch touchpad on it that I'd love to get working. Two-finger scrolling works fine on Fedora, but it doesn't seem to work on ...
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T400 wireless adaptor not work

My wireless card wlan0 on Thinkpad T400 can work for a short while, after each booting into Ubuntu 12.04. But after a while, maybe an hour later, it starts not working. Here are the outputs of ...
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Fn key not works any more

On my ubuntu 12.04 and Thinkpad T400, I used to adjust brightness by Fn+Home for more brightness or Fn+End for more darkness. But my Fn key does not work since more than a year ago, not just for ...
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Lenovo P580 fan works when PC idle (14.04/64bit)

I have just updated Ubuntu from 14.04 (32 bit) to Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 LTS (64 bit). The fan will work extra even when the CPU is running at 45~55%. I have never had a single fan issue in any of the ...