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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Something in unity keeps breaking! [on hold]

I don't know what to call this issue but this keeps happening every time i boot. But occasionally the gui looks fine. So here are some photos of the problem. I'm running the newest ubuntu on my lenovo ...
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Problem with AMD HD Radeon 8570M Graphics Card [on hold]

I Have a Lenovo Essential G505s. I Have tried various linux distros but my graphics card seems to have very less support for linux distros. I have an AMD HD Radeon 8650G (int) / AMD HD Radeon 8570M ...
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Internet connection problem - Broadcom + Lenovo Ideapad + Ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to Linux/Ubuntu, and I'd like some help with setting up wifi with it. I have a broadcom wireless router (Broadcom Corporation BCM4312). This is the config: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet ...
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Lenovo Y40 Wirless issues

I cannot seem to get the wireless network card working on my lenovo y40. I am new to linux so I am pretty lost on how to fix this. Here is the output of lshw -C network: *-network ...
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Laptop overheating problem in Ubuntu 14.04

My Laptop is a Lenovo G480 (20157) and came with Windows 8 pre-installed. I cleared it out and made Ubuntu 14.04 (LTS) my primary OS. Everything is awesome except the heating problem. My laptop burns ...
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Lenovo x1 carbon (gen1) battery life

I'm using an Lenovo x1 carbon (gen1) and have Ubuntu 14.04 and tlp installed. I'm really dissapointed about the battery life. Some people claim to have 6 hours ...
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Wireless disabled by hardware switch Lenovo Y40

I recently got a lenovo Y40 laptop and after i installed ubuntu 14.04 (also in the live usb) Wireless doesn't work. It says that it is disabled by hardware switch, however the hardware switch doesnt ...
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Virtualbox / Lenovo will not capture F12 to PXE boot

System description: Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo T440s laptop VirtualBox 4.3.12.r93733 VirtualBox is set up to use LAN network in bridged mode and I'm trying to PXE boot into an install server on our LAN. ...
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Battery Life in Lenovo E430 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 Lts on lenovo thinkpad e430. the computer is brand new and I had windows 8 installed before. in windows 8 battery life for ordinary use was about 3 hours, but in ubuntu it ...
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Lenovo E531, Ubuntu 12.04, x64, freezing

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04, x64 in my Lenovo E531 laptop and I have noticed that when the battery is on the laptop (the AC power is not plugged in) randomly freezes. Nothing responds (mouse, ...
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Unable to unblock Ideapad z570 broadcom wireless adapter

I have a lenovo ideapad z570 laptop with BCM4313 adapter... $ lspci -vvnn | grep 14e4 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:4727] ...
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Why doesn't xrandr recognize my view as connected, even though it's on?

I have a dual screen setup via a Lenovo docking station, the laptop itself has its lid shut. The two screens are mirror display, i.e. both are clearly on and working to some extent, they both display ...
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Lenovo S430 Fancontrol problems

Earlier today I noticed my laptop getting quite hot. The first reaction was to make sure nothing was clogging the laptop, and since there wasnt I started looking into getting some fan control for the ...
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TouchScreen Stopped Working After Installation - Lenovo g400s Touch

I tested the Live Image before installing to make sure the touchscreen was going to work. Everything went fine, the installation ends, and after reboot, the touchscreen stopped working. I am running ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Lenovo IdeaTab Lynx K3011

This is my first forum post. I recently purchased a Lenovo IdeaTab Lynx K3011 equipped from the factory with Windows 8. I have been using Ubuntu for years and want to install Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 on ...
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Ubuntu on Lenovo G50-70/G40-70

I am shopping around for a new laptop and came across Lenovo G50-70/G40-70 on the market which has an option of not having any OS installed. I regularly use Windows, but in the recent years I am ...
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Lenovo Ideapad U430p audio, drivers

I have just ordered lenovo U430p, Installed ubuntu 14.04. Everything worked like a charm, except the audio. Though audio works and is detected by the system, the sound is very low as compared to ...
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Broadcom wireless driver on Lenovo B590

I've just bought a notebook Lenovo B590 with Windows 8 preinstalled. I tried the Live version of Ubuntu 14.04. The WiFi wasn't working, but I went on Additional Driver and I selected "Using Broadcom ...
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Activate/deactivate Wi-Fi on Lenovo B5400 under Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Lenovo B5400 with Ubuntu 14.04 x64. The ethernet port works fine. How can I enable/disable the wifi connection? I have no hardware button for this functionality. Under Windows I can press ...
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WiFi connects to nothing?

When I resume my laptop from sleep the wireless connection will be connecting to a blank space. To fix it I have to disconnect, wait a few seconds and them reconnect to my network. Is there any way to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 failed LiveUSB boot on Lenovo G580 [duplicate]

So.. hello, everyone. I have a Lenovo G580 laptop, with 4 GB RAM, Intel Core i3, 2.5GHz and pre-installed Windows 8, which I updated to Windows 8.1 . I was like "wow, it's be so nice to have Ubuntu ...
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How to make a Lenovo Ideapad Z510 as dual boot?

I am planning to go for a Lenovo Ideapad Z510 which comes along with Windows 8.1. Now I need to install Ubuntu (Linux) on it. So how do I go about making the system dual boot? Which version of Ubuntu ...
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Lenovo Y510P: Battery wont charge past 60%

On my y510p, I set Lenovos battery software to "Optimize battery health" while I was in Windows 8.1. I forgot to change it before overwriting that partition with Ubuntu, and now my battery in Ubuntu ...
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Lenovo G780 no ethernet (Qualcomm Atheros AR8162) on 14.04

First of all, I want to say I have been struggling with this issue for more than a year, you may think this is a duplicate, but it's not as none of the solutions worked for me, I'll try to be as ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 in lenovo g700 can't detect any wireless networks? [duplicate]

I have a new Lenovo g700 notebook, and just installed Ubuntu 14.04 , but it seems not to be able to configure or list the wireless networks, How can i solve this problem :\ Any advice will greatly ...
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Qualcomm Atheros QCA8172 Not network traffic is showed

I just buy a new Lenovo Ideapad S410p with this ethernet card: mario@mario-IdeaPad-S410p:~$ lspci -nn | grep 0200 03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Qualcomm Atheros QCA8172 Fast Ethernet ...
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Access the gyroscope and accellerator on Yoga 2 Pro

I have a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro and would like to get the gyroscope running. But how should I start accessing it and including it in my system? (Here I made a dump of lspci -vvv and lsmod on my Lenovo ...
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Simulate a middle-click on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Synaptics touchpad

I Am writing a Guide How to install Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro To get a middle Mousebutton, I tried this: I edited the file /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-synaptics.conf. There I edited the ...
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Restart instead of shutdown after suspend

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Thinkpad T530. I noticed that if I suspend the laptop at some point, the next shutdown will instead cause a restart. It seems that I am not alone with this (and ...
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Lenovo T440P Ubuntu 14.04 compatibility?

Have anyone had any luck with installing a clean copy of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo T440P (I have NVidia 730m on it, FYI)? My screen wouldn't even come past the language chooser a month ago, so I was ...
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When booting ubuntu, it states: thinkpad_acpi: Unsupported brightness interface

As the title says, when I boot my pc to Ubuntu (14.04), it says something like this: [ 23.025150] thinkpad_acpi: Unsupported brightness interface, please contact ibm-acpi-devel@... And this ...
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WIFI dropping in Lenovo Thinkpad T410

My wifi is constant dropping and i am not able to get a consistent connection , not even for a minute. My laptop is a Lenovo Thinkpad T410 and the Ubuntu 14.04 is a fresh install. So is this a kernel ...
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LiveUSB will not Boot on Lenovo v570

I have a Lenovo v570 that I'm trying to do a clean install of trusty on and for the life of me I can't find any way to get it working. When I try to boot from the SD card it's on, it doesn't even ...
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Keyboard and touchpad do not work [on hold]

I have an Lenovo IdeaPad S210 Touch and I want to install Ubuntu on it. The problem is that when I try booting the system from a USB drive (starting the so-called Live session) to try to see if the ...
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I want to install Ubuntu leaving Windows 8 and recovery partitions untouched

I tried installing ubuntu using a usb in my pre-installed windows 8 machine which is lenovo z500. If I have to install ubuntu, do I have to make a partition in my C-drive? Is there another method ...
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A boot/loading problem after installing Ubuntu 14.04

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 onto my machine (Lenovo ideapad z510). I face the same problem each time I open my PC which I describe in the following steps: 1. I click the power on button ...
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Lenovo Ideapad Unstable Touchpad Cursor

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro and there is a problem with the touchpad. Whenever I lift my finger from the touchpad or click, the cursor moves a little bit to a random ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 on Lenovo G780

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 on a lenovo G780 laptop. I successfully downloaded Ubuntu onto a USB stick and can boot from the USB, but when I try and install it I get this ...
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WIFI performance poor on lenovo X201 running Ubuntu 14.04

I am running the latest Ubuntu on a Lenovo thinkpad X201, but noticed that the networking with wireless was performing poorly. To confirm that it was not the router or any other external source of the ...
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Screen black Ubuntu Linux on Lenovo Ideapad G505 59405547

I bought a new Lenovo Ideapad G505 59405547 and installed Ubuntu Linux. Everything worked fine, until the screen remained black after booting, on the third day. Does anybody know what I could do in ...
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Lenovo Yoga 2 Ubuntu 14.04 occasionanal blank screen

I have a new Lenovo Yoga 2 with Ubuntu 14.04. On every 3rd or 4th boot, the screen goes completely blank after the grub screen and the backlight seems to ramp up to maximum intensity (I see a faint ...
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Lenovo Yoga2 WiFi issues with Ubuntu 14.04

Wireless issues with a brand new Lenovo Yoga 2 and Ubuntu 14.04 Every so often, the wireless drops the link and then refuses to reconnect. This often happens right in the middle of a session, and I ...
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Trusty on Lenovo IdeaTab Miix2

I would like to be able to install Trusty on this Windows tablet and replace Windows completely. The only thing that I've been able to find on it is that Secure Boot has to be disabled (which I ...
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LENOVO IdeaPad (U430 Touch) only charges up to 59%

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my LENOVO IdeaPad U430 Touch. How come the battery just charges up to 59%? I also have Win8 on another partion and it easily reaches 100%. I tried "TLP" but ...
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AlpsPS/2 Alps GlidePoint on Lenovo G530 no responsivity Ubuntu 14.04

After trying numerous workarounds and suggestions from all over the internet I'm ready to ask for help on this one. The laptop model is a lenovo G530. Distro is Ubuntu Studio 14.04 (64-bit) Since ...
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touchpad not detected

i am using ubuntu 14.04 in the new lenovo z510 ideapad laptop. to check if my touchpad is detected i typed the command xinput list and this is my output: i tried everything mentioned in ...
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Wifi drivers for Lenovo Thinkpad L440

I recently got a Lenovo ThinkPad L440 and the wifi drivers seems to be broken. I am using Ubuntu 13.10 Relevant output of lspci -nn: 00:19.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Intel Corporation Ethernet ...
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Reload Ubuntu as at present it has stopped loading on startup [duplicate]

Before leaving the States our company IT person installed Ubuntu on one of our Lenovo 500 laptops. This laptop had a new hard drive installed. All worked fine until arriving in the UK. Suddenly it ...
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“psmouse.ko' not found” installing ALPS touchpad in a Lenovo Ideapad Flex 14

I was following this instructions with Ubuntu 14.04. https://github.com/he1per/psmouse-dkms-alpsv7 and psmouse serio1: alps: Unknown ALPS touchpad in a Lenovo Ideapad Flex 15 And after many tries I ...
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Is there a driver available for Thinkpad T540p fingerprint reader

The open source drivers supported by Ubuntu do not cover the reader included with this computer and the Launchpad project to supply such drivers appears to be dormant. The reader is supplied by a ...