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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Lenovo X220: Wifi issue

I have a problem with my wifi on my lenovo x220 using Xubuntu 15.04. Sometimes I'm connected to the network but I can't use the network (ping, traceroute, etc. ...). Troubleshooting: I have to reboot ...
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Problem with xrandr rotation inverted

I have a lenovo x230t and have recently begun to retry with getting my screen rotation to work properly. I've been using the following: https://github.com/martin-ueding/thinkpad-scripts. But calling ...
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Can't boot Lenovo laptop (v570) after installing Ubuntu

No, this is not a 'I want to boot Windows after installing Ubuntu' question, I installed Ubuntu, fully wiping everything, every default settings, but now it won't get past BIOS. It just gets stuck ...
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How can I boost performance on my Lenovo C40?

Hi I have a Lenovo C40-05 specs are Lenovo C40-05 21.5-Inch All-in-One Touchscreen Desktop (AMD A6 1.8 GHz, 8GB DDR3 RAM, 1TB Hard Drive Can I put a better video card in it...it had a built in Radeon ...
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How to install Ubuntu on Lenovo idealpad flex 10?

This is the first time that I have this problem and has made me real frustrated. My new Lenovo idealpad flex 10 does not recognize Ubuntu Live USB and I could not follow the solution on Lenovo forum ...
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Lenovo Z50-70 not resuming after hibernation

My lenovo z50-70 is not resuming after i put the laptop in hibernation mode. It gives a black screen on resume. I tried a solution - http://askubuntu.com/a/436389/411863 but it didn't work out. ...
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BIOS Showing 8 GB RAM while Xubuntu only Showing 7 GB

I have a Lenovo Thinkcentre M78 Tower Desktop. In the BIOS it says I have 8192 MB of Installed Memory. However, when I run free -m in Xubuntu 14.04 it says I only have 7111 MB of memory. It seems the ...
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Bluetooth & Network & mic & sound & network & touchpad problems on lenovo g5070 how to solve? [on hold]

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my lenovo g5070 I am facing problems about Bluetooth & Network & mic & sound & network & touchpad problems.. how to solve? Is there any ...
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Black screen after fglrx update

I am running ubuntu 15.04 on my lenovo g505s having radeon dual graphics card. After i install fglrx or fglrx-updates, i get a black screen after reboot. What i got from tutorials is to remove fglrx ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 is warming Lenovo Z50-70 too much

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my Lenovo Z50-70 with NVidia GForce 840M, but my laptop is too hot since I installed it. I installed Jupiter (through) Jolicloud raring repositories), TLP, and ...
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Cannot update BIOS on a Lenovo G series laptop [on hold]

I own a G50-45. I have already asked this question over at Lenovo's official boards but with no response and Lenovo's website doesn't offer an option to get in touch with support directly. To sum up ...
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Battery suddenly drops to 0%

My battery started dropping down from around 35% to 0% suddenly . This started happening as soon as I installed ubuntu 12.04 ..I am using a lenovo Z510 laptop with windows 8.1 as default OS..Any ideas ...
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External display mirroring builtin on Lenovo G560

On a Lenovo G560 running Ubuntu 14.10 I am trying to connect an external monitor to use as a dual-monitor setup. When connecting the display, the external monitor one mirrors what is on the builtin ...
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I installed ubuntu on lenovo G505 but its so slow

my laptop is Lenovo G505, it comes with windows 8, it has 4G of Ram, and a good graphic card i suppose. I installed ubuntu bu its very slow!. what i can do to make it run smoother? I checked lenovo ...
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Lenovo Z70 wifi with 14.04.2 and kernel 3.16 not working

I'm trying to install 14.04.2 on a new Lenovo Z70, replacing Win 8.1, but on this hardware but no wireless capabilities seem to be found. Elsewhere I see that the 3.16 kernel is required, but 14.04.2 ...
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Error request power-well from i915 ( Lenovo L440 - Ubuntu 14.04)

I'm using Ubuntu LTS 14.04 on my Lenovo L440 and until yesterday I hadn't experienced any problems, when I started my laptop and received the error message: [ 3.331621] hda-intel Error request ...
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Xubuntu's Network Manager cannot detect wifi on Lenovo G450 laptop

I just recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 on dual boot in my Lenovo G450 laptop. For some reason, I can only connect to the internet on an ethernet cable since the Network Manager fails to detect any ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 brightness doesn't work

brightness on my Lenovo-IdeaPad-P400-touch graphic Intel® Ivybridge Mobile os type 64-bit Ubuntu 15.04 doesn't increase or decrease after updating from 14.04 please help!!!
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Modifier Keys get stuck on single or double tap

I have a Lenovo Miix 2 11" tablet/laptop that uses a Synaptics keyboard dock. I noticed that if I press and release any of the modifier keys, they will remain "on" until I press another key. e.g. ...
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Upgrading the BIOS on Lenovo IdeaPad B50-70 Without Windows

I would like to upgrade my Lenovo B50-70's BIOS. The only options for OS on the product's Site are Windows 7 and 8. When I try to run the EXE file inside Hiren's MiniXP it claims the system battery ...
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Special buttons on Lenovo X200 Tablet not recognized by xev

My Lenovo X200 Tablet has four buttons just below the display (flip, rotate, hold, full) which should map to keycode 162 = XF86LaunchA keycode 161 = XF86LaunchB keycode 149 = XF86LaunchC according ...
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Lenovo T440p Docking Station USB only works half the time

I've recently bought a Lenovo T440p and have realized that usb devices connected via its docking station do not connect if I boot the computer while it's plugged into it. When I boot the laptop when ...
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Battery will not charge past 59%. I have no access to Windows or lenovo softwares anymore

I have an Ideapad Touch u430 that came with AOE licence. As it was recommanded, I used the Energy Manager to enable the Economy mode (I don't remember the exact name) that makes your battery stop ...
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Cannot run Ubuntu install dual boot from USB on X1 Carbon w/Win8.1 - kernel panic, VFS

I installed Ubuntu as dual-boot on X1 Carbon 3rd gen (with Windows 8.1, UEFI etc.; lets call it "Machine A"). I had some issue with Ubuntu there, so I removed like 3 partitions (from Windows tool) - ...
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Lenovo B590 BIOS upgrade

I am currently running Ubuntu 15.04 on a Lenovo B590 notebook with BIOS version H5ET69WW (1.12). But as my current BIOS version is buggy, I need to upgrade it to version H9ET84WW (2.0). And I have ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on Lenovo Ideapad G505s laptop?

So I've checked the Lenovo website and they have no drivers for Ubuntu for this laptop. Only Win 7 and 8. So am I in trouble or is there a way out? I'd assume I need those drivers, right?
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Lenovo g570 External display

I'm attempting to make an external display my only one, it is detected in displays but when i switch to it nothing happens, and the monitor claims the computer isn't sending a signal. I think it may ...
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Bluetooth does not detect devices on lenovo with 12.04

I am new to Ubuntu and I am not good at this, but I did a clean install on my Lenovo Z5070 with Ubuntu 12.04 and 3.13 kernel all by myself. My bluetooth can not detect devices, I have tried blueman ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on Lenovo u410

So I just bought a brand new SSD for my Lenovo u410 (this one) and I'm fed up with Windows 8 so I plan on installing just Ubuntu, no dual boot (i'll keep my old HDD with Win 8 in case things go south ...
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Lenovo 738726U black screen with mouse pointer on Ubuntu 14.04.2 log in screen

Important Info (maybe): I apologize upfront if I ask something wrong. 1st time asking a question..anywhere online. Already researched problem A LOT! But my system is old and not listed. First ...
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How to install Ubuntu Touch on to Lenovo Android tablet

I got some exotic device and it's apparently a Lenovo tablet simply with label LifeTab of Aldi-Süd ?! - here are the specifications after lsusb -vv output is: Bus 004 Device 021: ID 17ef:78ae ...
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Some times when i close the lid of my laptop I get black screen

I bought a LENOVO G50-70 59-440027 laptop. some times I close the lid and when I open it up again I get black screen and the only way to see my screen is to power cycle the laptop.
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Can't enable Wifi on Ubuntu 15.04

I just installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my Lenovo laptop and everything seems to work fine except the Wifi. Nothing happens when I click the 'enable Wifi' button. I upgraded to 15.04 because of Wifi problems ...
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Yoga 3 Pro black screen on wakeup from sleep [duplicate]

When I wakeup my computer from sleep there is a blank black screen with just the cursor. Has anyone else experienced this problem? Description: Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: ...
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My Lenovo Thinkpad T61 will not connect to the internet

I have a Lenovo thinkpad t61 with the 4695gn wifi card, my problem is my laptop wont connect to the internet even tho it lists all the wifi ssds that it can connect to and aswell it will keep asking ...
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How to make ClickButtons work without affecting the Touchpad (X1C)

There's a simple way to enable the ClickButtons on a Lenovo X1 Carbon that I already found here: http://askubuntu.com/a/599831/167365 echo "options psmouse proto=imps" > ...
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Wired connection of Qualcom card not working, can't compile drivers

I am using ubuntu 14.10 and I can't get my wirdec connection to work: srd@ubuntu:~/Downloads$ ifconfig lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 ...
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Does Ubuntu support “Tent mode” automatic orientation?

I have a Lenovo Flex 2 15 and it has a 300° so it can flip into "tent" mode. I would like to know if the screenwould automatically rotate to match it like in windows. Or if it would be possible let ...
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How to prevent an unintended resume from suspend (Lenovo x240)?

Updated 2015-04-19, 15:56 - I am using a Lenovo x240 notebook and the problem is valid for Ubuntu 14.04 and 14.10 at least. General description of the problem If I close the notebook's lid the ...
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How to switch/disable functionality of fn keys on Ubuntu - USB keyboard

Hi I have a problem with my new USB Lenovo keyboard, I can't (don't know how) switch Fn keys in Linux, on windows it was very easy. But I don't know what I can do on Linux to switch Fn keys (or ...
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ubuntu dual boot problem

I recently bought a new laptop (z50 20354). it came with win 8.1 pre installed, i decided to dual boot it with ubuntu(14.04). i had to change my bios settings and did the following: changed OS ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid network-manager causes kernel panic on Lenovo G505s [closed]

I had Ubuntu 14.10 installed on my Lenovo G505s and I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 in February this year (to the beta release). A few weeks ago, I updated my installation with new packages. From that ...
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can't get WiFi connected on new Lenovo w 14.04

Just bought a Lenovo laptop and can't get WiFi connected. It can see my network SSID, but any attempt to connect gives wlan0: authenticate with 90:ef... wlan0: send auth to 90:ef... wlan0: ...
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Issues dual booting Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8 on Lenovo z50-70

I've attempted unsuccessfully several times to install Ubuntu alongside Windows on my new laptop. Initially Ubuntu 14.04 did install, but I was unable to boot it, after trying various things. I ...
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Lenovo W530 Ubuntu 14.04 discrete graphics mode random crash

Recently I switched my Lenovo W530 to Ubuntu, and after struggling with Nvidia drivers for about a week I finally got them to work after lots of googling. Then I was unable to get my second monitor ...
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No WiFi on Lenovo Yoga 3

I'm using on Xubuntu 14.10 and I have exactly this model: 80J80021US I've installed the bcmwl-kernel-source package, used this command sudo rfkill unblock all and also tried to disable ideapad_laptop ...
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ubuntu 14.04 on lenovo x250 graphics problem

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 on my lenovo x250 and I am experiencing graphics problem. Whenever I re-sizing a window fast (the browser window for example) I am getting annoying lag. It looks like ...
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CPU problem open PDF

I've a Lenovo X1 Carbon and I've big problem opening PDF. Doing top command I get 100% cpu on xorg task. Any help?
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Bluetooth won't turn on on Lenovo G510 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

It was working just yesterday and now I see the greyed out icon on the bar and enabling Bluetooth does nothing. I checked rfkill and it's not blocked. dmesg | grep Blue produces this: [ 5.045301] ...
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Unstable WiFi on Lenovo T440p using Ubuntu 14.10

So basically I've wasted the last two days on trying to figure out how to stabilize my WiFi connection. Ethernet works perfectly fine, yet when I try to connect to my wireless network, my laptop stays ...