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 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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Resolution problem adapter displayport to vga [closed]

I got resolution problem. I can't have 1920x1080 for me 24 inchs screen. I'm on my X1 Carbon laptop and I connect a screen with a adapter Displayport to VGA. When I put my adapter a got bad ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 backlit keyboard not working

I am hoping someone can help me... I am increasingly becoming a fan of Ubuntu so I decided to load it on to my home laptop which is a Lenovo IdeaPad Z500... Everything seems to work except for the ...
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brigthness and keyboard problems lenovo ideapad s400

I have tried several solutions to the problem of brightness but none satisfactorily , the buttons work properly but not raise or lower the brightness. Also every time you reboot the notebook keyboard ...
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Lenovo z500 geforce gt 740m problems

Does anybody have a success story how install nvidia drive on lenovo z500 with nvidia geforce gt 740m to make it works. I tried everything: nvidia-prime, bumblebee. In all cases I have some bugs. If I ...
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Is it possible to use two external monitors for my Thinkpad T440p using a Lenovo Ultra Dock?

I have a T440p and using it with two external monitors connected through VGA and Mini-Displayport (one vertical, the other horizontal, both 1920*1080) and not using the laptop display itself. I also ...
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Lenovo G700: no sound in headphones

I have Lenovo G700 and have no sound in headphones :( Lenovo G700, IDT 92HD95, Kubuntu 14.04. Alsa updated from "ALSA daily build snapshots", kernel updated to 4.0rc6, alsamixer checked. Internal ...
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Problems with mi WiFi connection

I would like to ask you for help with my WiFi connection. My problem looks like this: After I turn on my laptop or after reboot everything works fine. But after suspend my WiFi works about 6 ...
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Touchpad on Thinkpad E550 is recognized as mouse. No Scrolling possible

i bought a new Thinkpad E550 and installed Ubuntu 14.10. Works fine, except the touchpad is not recognized properly. Scrolling isn't possible, working without isn't working for me ;). It seems, that ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu 14 LTS (64bit) on Lenovo Ideapad S205

My Lenovo Idepad S205 seems to be in a worse situation than in the question here Unable to upgrade or fresh install Lubuntu 14.10 (32bit) on Lenovo Ideapad S205 Unfortunately the answer given there ...
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Wifi Conection problem my Lenovo 59-442243 15.6-inch Laptop (Core i3 4030U/4GB/1TB/DOS/Integrated Graphics Processor

Wifi doesn't work on ubuntu but on windows does. bnogroups@bnogroups:~$ lspci | grep -i wireless bnogroups@bnogroups:~$ iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. eth0 no wireless extensions. ...
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Wireless not working Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo g50

since I installed ubuntu on my lenovo I can only get wireless internet for about 5 minutes after I restart my computer, and then it just stops responding. My network security is WEP and ethernet ...
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Can't access WiFi on Lenovo E335

I am running ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit on my laptop, but I can't seem to access the WiFi, however I can access the internet through a cable, but this only a temporary solution. Below you can see my ...
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Applying recent kernel change to older (14.04 LTS) kernel

I believe there is a kernel fix for 2015 lenovo touchpad buttons not working in linux. It was just created (3/15) on the mainline kernel. This issue (see last post): issue report Pointing to this ...
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My wifi is not functioning properly on my Lenovo Z50-70 using a Ubuntu 14.04

I am newbie in using Linux. When I installed UBuntu 14.04, I found wifi problem with my Lenovo Z50-70. After connecting to a wireless network it works for a brief period of time, then, although it ...
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Lenovo flex 2-15 doesn't turn off

i installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my lenovo laptop as dual boot but every time i try to shut down the PC it starts again after 5 seconds or so and i have to press the power button to turn it off I ...
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Proprietary nvidia 310m driver - temperature issues?

Please help me. I have ubuntu 14.04. When I use nouveau driver gpu temperature don't up more then 70°C. But when I switch to nvidia-331-proprietary my temperature jump to 90°C or even higher when ...
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Bluetooth on Lenovo Ideapad S20-30

Today I installed Ubuntu on my Lenovo S20-30 and most things work but I can't use bluetooth. In the system preferences I can change the bluetooth switch to "on" but when I come back to the pane it is ...
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Laptop screen turns white, external monitor works (14.04, Lenovo Thinkpad T420s)

I am using Lenovo Thinkpad T420. Three days ago my laptop main internal display suddenly turns white while I was switching to my external monitor which still works fine. The problem remains even when ...
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Lenovo X1 Carbon 2015 3rd gen 20 BS - trackpoint, clickpad and wifi

I have got a brand new Lenovo X1 Carbon 2015 with IPS Display which is really a great laptop. But when installing ubuntu there are some problems I have already solved and some I have not. I put this ...
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Installing nvidia GTX 860M drivers

I have been trying to install the drivers for my Lenovo y50 graphics card, GTX 860M but nothing seams to work! There are some guides on the net, but everyone of them make my screen go black on start ...
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Lenovo E540 SSD cache solution

My company gave me a Lenovo E540 that has an integrate 16 Gb SSD cache. I'm wondering how to use the cache with an existing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installation, I found several posts explaining about ...
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Display Settings on AC and Brightness key

I have recently installed Xubuntu 14.02 on a Lenovo Thinkpad E555 I got everything working however I have had these problems: When connecting AC power to the computer the Display Config comes up. ...
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BCM 43162 Wireless AC compatibility

I recently got a Lenovo Edge E555 with 802.11ac using a BCM 43162 chip. I've tried launching 14.04 however after I add the additional BCM drivers and restart the Wifi still does not work and the ...
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Problem Lenovo G780 Windows 7 + Ubuntu does not work

I am using Windows 7 in my laptop Lenovo G780 and I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 as a dual boot. Windows 7 works correctly, so I created a partition in my hard drive, changed the bios (I know there is ...