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12.04 variable (long) boot times, Lenovo IdeaPad

I have a Lenovo U430 IdeaPad, 4th gen i7, Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics, Intel 7260 Wireless, Crucial SSD. It had Win8 when I bought it and I replaced it with Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit, UEFI mode. ...
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2answers
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How can I install Ubuntu on Lenovo G580 IdeaPad? [duplicate]

My laptop is a Lenovo G580 IdeaPad. Specs: Processor Intel Core i7 3632QM CPU @ 2.20 GHz Installed Memory (RAM) 8.00 GB (7.87 GB usable) System type 64-bit Operating ...
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0answers
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Lenovo Z510 Ubuntu black scrren [duplicate]

I just upgraded my laptop to a Lenovo Z510 with Windows 8.1 and I tried to install Ubuntu 13.10 on it via USB. To test if everything works okay I decided to boot into it live. However every time I ...
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Installing Ubuntu on lenovo and getting boot errors :(

I have looked through so many posts now trying to get my lenovo laptop to run Ubuntu 13.10 but for some reason I keep getting the same boot error: ...
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1answer
234 views

Slow boot & a lot of crash/internal error reports

Any idea what might be the problem here? I have an lenovo u410 with a samsung SSD 840pro, i3 processor running ubuntu 13.10. Very slow boot times and a lot of crash reports and internal error ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu on a Fresh Lenovo G400

I downloaded 12.04 using OS X, transferred the ISO to USB, then set the Lenovo G400 to boot from USB. However, it just goes back to FreeDOS and nothing happens. What else should I do? Thanks
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Brightness 0% on Lenovo G500s on startup / boot

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo G500s Laptop. The screen is scrambled/shows weird artefacts during boot but that doesn't really bother me. What does is this: The screen's brightness is always ...
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0answers
147 views

Modify grub.conf for Ubuntu partition

I was using this thread How to modify grub.conf for Ubuntu partitionto solve a problem in getting my Y500 to boot after a new install, and ran into a problem. I was able to use sudo mount /dev/sdb8 ...
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1answer
335 views

lenovo g480 blank screen while booting ubuntu [duplicate]

i love Ubuntu very much but i cant install it on my laptop whenever i try to boot it form CD the screen just went blank and DVD spins so fast like its installing to many files but it was some sort of ...
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0answers
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which ubuntu to install on lenovo S12 laptop?

Tried to install ubuntu 12.04 on lenovo s12, alongside win 7. Ubuntu didnt recognize wireless driver so im thinking which ubuntu should I use for best performance to surf the web and watch videos ...
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1answer
329 views

Dual Boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu Ideapad Y400

Before this, I always dual boot ubuntu alongside with windows. Im also helping my friend to do it. But my old laptop Dell Latitude D635 had been replaced with Lenovo Ideapad Y400. Below is the spec : ...
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Lenovo S430 / Can't boot from USB to install Ubuntu

I am a bit desperate after spending countless hours trying to install Ubuntu :( I googled and tried everything I read, but I can't get my laptop to boot from an USB stick. When I select it to boot ...
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COMRESET failed and slow boot times

I've been having slow boot up times with a fresh install of 12.04.2 LTS. I see this in my syslog: Jul 2 13:42:56 victor-Lenovo-U310 kernel: [20058.135895] ata1: link is slow to respond, please be ...
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0answers
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How I can Install Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkCentre E50? [duplicate]

I have spent several days trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 on a Lenovo ThinkCentre E50 computer. However, running from the live USB drive, the screen goes black? What can I do to install Ubuntu? ...
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929 views

Ubuntu 13.04 Lenovo Ideapad z570 fresh install won't boot

I just installed fresh Ubuntu 13.04 on my Lenovo Ideapad z570, alongside Windows 7 Grub2 has replaced Windows mbr, so I get presented with a menu, when I boot - when I select Ubuntu - the screen ...
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2answers
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How to install ubuntu on lenovo g580?

I'd like to install Ubuntu 13.04 on Lenovo g580 and I have this issue. After a few seconds of booting liveUSB screens gets black and nothing happens. I've read somewhere about connecting second screen ...
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4answers
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Unable to install Ubuntu on Lenovo Y500

I am totally unable to install any flavor of Linux on my lenovo Y500. TL;DR: with EFI on -> cannot even access installer with legacy - > installer runs fine, but installed OS never boots Long ...
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3answers
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Ideapad Z580 won't boot kernels above 3.2.0-32

I'm running Ubuntu 64 bit 12.04.1 LTS. I see either a blinking cursor or a black screen if I try to boot all kernels beginning at 3.2.0-33 and later. Safe mode fails for those kernels as well. ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.04 and 12.10 fails to boot after usb 1-1.4

I'd like to first apologize for my lack of detail in the information as I'm new to Linux and I'd be happy to provide more if you point me in the right direction. I've tried both 12.04 and 12.10 and ...
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1answer
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UEFI Boot Failure - Hang after Printing USB Information [closed]

I'm experiencing a really weird boot problem. With both 12.10 and 12.04LTS, the vast majority of kernels (and initrds) that I've tried boot, but hang immediately after printing out information about ...
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1answer
666 views

Lenovo ThinkCentre Edge 72 - i7 3770S

I have tried several days to install Ubuntu on my new computer. Windows was preinstalled. I have installed the 64 bit 12.10 and 12.04. I have also tried the 32 bit version of 12.04. After having ...
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Ubuntu wont recognize my internal SSD

I just bought a Lenovo u310 and installed Ubuntu 12.10 with Wubi to try it out. After a couple of days I decided to fully replace windows 7 and installed Ubuntu 12.10 fully with a usb drive in my HDD. ...
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1answer
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Can't boot after install, PXE-E61 error on a Lenovo z570

I am so stumped and 2 days into trying get Ubuntu on this machine, Lenovo Z570. Initially installed 32-bit 12.04 and it worked fine except it only acknowledged 2.9GB RAM (should be 8NG), which is ...
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0answers
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12.04 installation started to black screen during boot today [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? NOTE: Most of this question is now irrelevant. UPDATE 3 summarizes the problem as it stands. I've ...
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1answer
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Think Centre 71, Ubuntu 12 … Error 1962: No operating system found

Brought a new Think Centre Edge 71 because The Lenovo ThinkCentre Edge71 desktop has been awarded the status of Certified for Ubuntu. Source. Spent the the past 2 days trying to get ...
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7answers
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Error 1962: no operating system found after installing 12.04 (Lenovo ThinkCentre)

I just installed a fresh copy of 12.04 on a new Lenovo ThinkCentere from a USB drive, and when I restarted after installation, the boot sequence didn't find the OS. Instead I got the 'no operating ...
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0answers
832 views

Lenovo Thinkpad W520 not booting with Nvidia card enabled [closed]

On my Lenovo Thinkpad W520 I can switch between Nvidia Optimus or Integrated card. Since a couple of days, My Ubuntu doesn't start any more with the Nvidia card. The boot process stop itself at this ...
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2answers
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Live USB not booting in Lenovo IdeaPad Z570

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Z570 with most recent BIOS version. I created a USB stick to book Ubuntu from but the IdeaPad does not list/show the stick when I want to select it for booting? I did try all ...
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3answers
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How do I prevent my computer from going straight to Windows?

I bought a Lenovo B570 laptop today, and one of the first things I did was burn an Oneiric LiveCD and install it. This was more trouble than I expected. It didn't automatically load to the CD when I ...
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1answer
611 views

My Lenovo S12 laptop (Intel atom) is taking a very, very long time to boot. Can I fix this?

Basically it will not boot without holding down the power key. It has taken as long as 10 minutes.
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1answer
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Lenovo IdeaPad Z570 fails to boot

It is Lenovo IdeaPad Z570 notebook with FreeDOS. I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 - installation is OK, no errors. But then it just not booting the system. No errors of warnings. It seems that BIOS is ...
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1answer
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Lenovo Y460 won't boot most of the time unless plugged in

My laptop won't boot Natty beta 2 unless it is plugged in most of the time (like 2 out of 3 times). After it is booted I am able to unplug it and let it run on battery power with no problems. ...