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Lenovo y580, Windows 7 and Ubuntu (i Hope so…)

I love Ubuntu so I wanted to have one on my laptop. I have Lenovo Y580 with Core i3-3310m version. I have Windows 7 (for my work, unfortunetly) but I also wanted to have Ubuntu. My first attempt to go ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Lenovo Ideapad S510p [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo Ideapad S510p (59-411351) Laptop (4th Gen Ci3/ 8GB/ 1TB/ Win8.1/ 2GB Graph). Can I install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it? Any specific steps I need to follow?
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Installing Ubuntu on Lenovo IdeaPad U530 with windows 8.1 preinstalled

There has been a lot of discussion on installing Ubuntu on machines with preinstalled windows 8.1. I noticed that a great amount of work is required. Before I go through with this, I was wondering if ...
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Problem with internal SDD disk

I have an IdeaPad Y510P. It comes with an 24GB SSD, and one 1TB hard disk. I had to install Linux Mint twice in this computer. During my first installation of Linux I put /boot and /home in the 24GB ...
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Cant install ubuntu 13.10 on lenovo z475 (secure boot error) [duplicate]

I am trying to install ubuntu 13.10 on my lenovo z475 laptop, but when I boot from the cd, a secureboot error message appears, then the screen freezes on the grub menu. I have seen many other people ...
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Linux on a Lenovo Ideapad S510P [duplicate]

I'm thinking of buying a Lenovo Ideapad S510P, and I want to install Ubuntu on this. I wonder if anyone has any experience with this particular laptop, and running Ubuntu on it.
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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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Problem Installing Ubuntu on Lenovo Ideapad U330p

I cannot get Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit ISO installed on a Lenovo Ideapad U330p (i5 core, SSD) preinstalled with Windows 8, by using a Ubuntu USB live stick. I tried various live usb creators (the build-in ...
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Lenovo G580 install fails

I'm trying to get a Lenovo g580 with Windows 7 to dual-boot with Ubuntu 12.04.3. It has UEFI so Wubi didn't work for me. Then I found some advice to install from a liveDVD so I shrank the Windows C: ...
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Guide to install ubuntu on lenovo y510p [duplicate]

Hello everyone I have recently bought a lenovo y510p laptop and having trouble installing ubuntu on it. I'm getting a black screen when trying to install from live-USB I have increased the brightness ...
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Install Ubuntu on Lenovo N586 which has four partitions [duplicate]

Boot from disc: When I get to the partition part, it only gives the option to write over windows, or "something else". My Lenovo has four partitions already, and based on a bit of googling, it is not ...
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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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Can I install Ubuntu 13.10 os on My Lenovo A660 Smartphone

Hi I want to install Ubuntu OS in my Lenovo A660 Smartphone as I am a huge fan of Ubuntu and I am using Ubuntu on my PC. Now I want to use Ubuntu On my SMartphone. So Please tell me every step for ...
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Lenovo X131e Chromebook Ubuntu installation

Has anyone been able to successfully install Ubuntu on a Lenovo X131e Chromebook? I'm able to run the scripts and install it but after it completes the install I cannot get Ubuntu to start, it just ...
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What version of Ubuntu to install on a Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga Machine

Hey, what version of Ubuntu can I install on a Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11" machine? And can I run it with windows installed on Windows 8 RT garbage that is previously on this machine
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Installing Lubuntu on a UEFI Laptop

I've recently purchased a Lenovo Ideapad S205 to replace my aging HP TC1100. The device has Windows 7 (64 bit) pre-installed. I have no need to keep the OS and have a backup image of the drive. ...
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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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How to install Ubuntu on free DOS OS on Lenovo G580-59-358263 ? (For experienced Lenevo Users)

My Lenovo G580-59-358263 laptop will be coming in the next 2-3 days which has pre-installed DOS operating System (No Windows), i prefer that way. Well i've never installed Ubuntu on DOS running ...
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Screen shuts down when trying to install or try ubuntu? [duplicate]

I bought Lenovo Y510P and I want to use Ubuntu. When I try install or try Ubuntu the screen shuts down and nothing appears. When I selected to try Ubuntu. I hear the sound of Ubuntu start yet, the ...
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Lenovo G580 Ideapad - Replacing Windows 8 with Ubuntu [duplicate]

Notebook Specifications: Lenovo G580 Ideapad (Model 20150)- with Win8 CPU i3-31101M, 2.4GH, 4GB RAM, Intel HD4000 GPU I intend to completely replace Windows 8 with Ubuntu, and to avoid problems, to ...
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Having trouble installing ubuntu 13.04 on lenovo y500

I'm trying to dual boot ubuntu on my new lenovo y500 with windows 8. Using an external hard drive I downloaded the 64 bit version of ubuntu 13.04, and used the recommended tool to put ubuntu on to the ...
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UEFI 13.04 install on Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p boots Windows instead

I am trying to install 64-bit Ubuntu 13.04 on a Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p. This machine is pre-installed with Windows 8, which I want to keep (the machine is partly a game console). I shrank the ...
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190 views

Error after installing Ubuntu 13.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Lenovo G580. So everything went alright, then I installed Kubuntu to try it out, and it was pretty laggy then I uninstalled it so everything got messed up and I ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu 13.04

Okay so, I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my Lenovo B570 because my Windows screwed up saying it's missing a boot file, which is the 5th time it's happened to me. When I go to install Ubuntu, the ...
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Installation issues with Ubuntu 13.4 on Lenovo R60 [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 on a Lenovo R60 with 4 GB of RAM and 15 GB HDD using bootable CD. Initially after the reboot, I see a small icon in the bottom of the screen and hear sound from ...
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Installing ubuntu on Lenovo U410

A couple of months ago I bought a Lenovo U410 (i5 ivy bridge, 8gb ram, 25gb SSD, 500gb HDD). Great quality which I got real cheap. Unfortunately it came infested with this thing called Windows 8. ...
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Grub-EFI and Raring

So I downloaded Ubuntu Raring, and setup a USB install drive for my Lenovo u410. I had a fully working 12.10 install on the computer but went with a custom partitioning scheme. I formatted the ext4 ...
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Ubuntu Installation on Lenovo Ideapad G780

I am not new to Ubuntu however, I'm having trouble installing it on a new Lenovo Ideapad laptop model G780. It came pre-loaded with Windows 8. When I install Ubuntu, it's fine but at dual-boot it ...
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Lenovo ThinkServer Ubuntu 12 Server Install: Partition Issues

During the Ubuntu 12 install, I get the a screen that says "ATA RAID Device Detected" and asks if I want to enable it. Having used Lenovo Easy Setup to configure the raid (1 array with 2 1tb drives) I ...
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Install Ubuntu on a partitioned system

I'm trying to install Ubuntu along with my existing Windows 8 OS (the computer came with Windows 7 so I'm supposed to have the old BIOS). The problem is that when I tried installing Ubuntu from a USB ...
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how do i install ubuntu on ssd cache and maintain windows acceleration? [duplicate]

I hope this is the right place to ask this question. I just bought a lenovo u310 preinstalled with windows 7. It has a 32 GB ssd cache drive and a 500 GB hard drive. I want to install Ubuntu root ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on Lenovo z585

I can't install Ubuntu (12.10 and 12.04) (also tried Mint) on Z585 (Lenovo IdeaPad Z585 AMD A8-4500M 1.90GHz 8GB 1TB DVDRW DL FreeDOS 15.6" HD AMD Radeon HD7670 2GB). I tested all possible options ...
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Replacing Windows 8 with Ubuntu 12.10 on an Ideapad U510 [duplicate]

I have (very) recently purchased a new Lenovo Ideapad U510 with a 24 gb SSD, and was quite disappointed with Windows 8. So I am considering replacing it with Ubuntu 12.10. I have some experience in ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 installation problem via usb

I had Windows 7, and I wanted to try Ubuntu 12.10. I downloaded the .iso file and used Universal USB Installer to make a bootable USB of Ubuntu. The installation was successful. I restarted my laptop ...
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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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Unable to install 12.04 on a Lenovo U410 Ultrabook

I recently bought a Lenovo U410 Ultrabook and tried installing 12.04. Once I enter the installation process, I am not able to see available partitions. Is it because of the 32GB SSD that is ...
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Garbled text on 12.04 Live CD during installation on Lenovo Z570

I just recently bought a Lenovo z570, and for some reason the LiveCD has garbled text. I tried using Ubuntu 12.04 (amd64) Desktop/LiveCD (CD version). The text appears straight after trying to boot ...
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Unable to update/ install any files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update Just now I installed ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo G570 laptop. First I got an error at the time of ...
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can't run or install Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition

Before this I had run ubuntu 10.04 netbook edition on my Lenovo s10-3c but I just figure out ubuntu 10.10 is a newes ubuntu for netbook.So I just download the ISO Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition.But here ...
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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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Can I install Ubuntu on a Lenovo E520-1143?

I have a Lenovo E520-1143. At the moment I have Windows 7 Professional 64bit installed. Is it possible to install Ubuntu 11.10 in my laptop? If I installed Ubuntu 11.10 will the devices such as ...
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Unable to install 11.10 to new OCZ Agility 3 SSD

I know the discussion here where they are not getting the same error as I. I use Lenovo Thinkpad X60. The default partition table: sd1 ext4 53.91GB, sd2 extended 1.99GB and sd5 swap 1.99GB. I get ...
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T61 Lenovo Laptop overheats - is there a fix?

my Lenovo Laptop is overheating since I installed Ubuntu 11.10. Does anyone know of a fix/cause for this problem? Thanks!
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Install Ubuntu on ThinkPad, recovery section must remain intact

I want to install Ubuntu on a Lenovo ThinkPad T500 that I've got. However, due to some licensing and warranty issues, the recovery section on the disk (the one that enables the "ThinkVantage" button) ...
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Unable to install on a Lenovo V460

I tried installing Ubuntu 10.10 on a Lenovo V460. I selected a separate drive for it and also created a swap area, but after the copying of files is over and when it displays "Ready When You Are ..." ...