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 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 Ubuntu/ElementaryOS on a 2560x1440 display (X1 Carbon Lenovo) [on hold]

I just put a Ubuntu / ElementaryOS 14.04 64bit LTS version on a USB Stick an tried installing it on my X1 Lenovo Carbon 2nd GEN with a High DPI Display. When the install dialogues load up it looks ...
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Samsung ssd Ubuntu 14.04 install won't boot on Lenovo B575, but works perfectly on a new ASUS Z87-A motherboard

I am trying to get a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Samsung ssd drive to work on an older Lenovo B575 laptop (2011). For some reason when I go to boot from the ssd drive the system does not even ...
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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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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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Lenovo G50-30 mic built in volume problem

my built in mic (the laptop is a lenovo g50-30) is too low and a bit distorted. I've tried it on skype and even in the audio settings the orange bars are pretty low. The mic is pre-amplificated above ...
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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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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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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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Touchpad Lenovo Z50-70 - Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my new laptop (Lenovo Z50-70). Unfortunately, the touchpad is not working well. Without any modifications/installs, just left and right click buttons are working (no ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid network-manager causes kernel panic on Lenovo G505s [on hold]

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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Is there support for screen rotation and keyboard/trackpad lock on a yoga 11s in ubuntu 14.04?

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 on my lenovo yoga 11s. I was wondering if anyone knows if there is/will be support for tablet mode (i.e. screen rotation and input lock for the keyboard and track ...
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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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bad wifi connection with Lenovo X240 under Ubuntu 14.04 — intel wireless 7260

On my Lenovo X240 I have installed Ubuntu 14.04. Everything, including the LAN connection, works very smoothly except from the WiFi. The computer connects to a WiFi hotspot but after a few bytes ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.10 mouse clicking stops working after OS has been idle

After the system has been idle for a while, resuming use of the OS by moving the mouse works fine however I would be unable to click in my own log in box for example which means I am forced to tab and ...
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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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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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Cannot boot both windows and ubuntu anymore due to wrong partition processes. How do i fix this?

Here is my story: I have decided to format my windows 8.1 with "onekey recovery" button of my Lenovo Ideapad Z510. When completed, i have no problems about windows, however grub2 have been lost. Then ...
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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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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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Bluetooth problem Lenovo-Z50-70 (Atheros QCWB355)

When I got my Lenovo-Z50-70 I directly installed Ubuntu 14.10, the Wifi (Atheros AR9565) worked out of the box. But then I wanted to connect my bluetooth devices it never found any of them. I looked ...
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can't install Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro

I have a new Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro but I can't install Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I tried working through the instructions for the Yoga 2, but after editing the grub boot line and pressing enter, the screen ...
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Lenovo 3000 N100 WiFi not working even after driver update

I have a Lenovo 3000N100 which has WiFi card/drives that are not working. I have tested the card with Windows and it works. Tried un-installing the card in 12.04.1 and re-installing it even with a ...
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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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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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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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How to choose dedicated videocard over integrated videocard in a laptop?

I have a Lenovo z580 laptop and it has 2 video cards Intel HD Graphics 2000 integrated in Intel Pentium Dual Core CPU B970 nVidia Geforce GT 630M. I use Bumblebee but it doesn't work for Virtual ...
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Status of Ubuntu for Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga

I am strongly considering to buy a Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 14 and since I will have to use it for work, I will have to partition it and install Ubuntu. For this, I am wondering about the current status ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Unable to mount Kindle on Ubunut 14.04

Upon connecting my kindle, nautilus opens up for just a second and then flashes a message saying that kindle is unavailable. Then there are a host of messages on dmesg about device not accepting set ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon support

I am considering selling my Mac to get money towards a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 because what I really want to do is to be running an Ubuntu system all the time. Is this machine completely supported in ...
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Lenovo G50-70 fan control

I'm using linux for many year but i meet a problem using it with my new Lenovo G50-70. I'm aware about the wifi falling problem on this model but it's not a problem with ethernet LAN connection. But i ...
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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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Lenovo G580 Wireless/bluetooth function key problem

I'm using Lenovo G580. when I turn WiFi/Bluetooth on with Fn+F5, it's actually not turning on. To turn it on, I need to restart. How can I solve this problem?
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How do I get the TrackPoint buttons working on an X1 Carbon(2015)?

I've got a new x1 carbon and the track point works as a moving mouse, but the new hardware buttons for right and left click do not function. When I click the left one, the page scrolls up a few lines. ...
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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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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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Lenovo U410 Ultrabook Ubuntu Support

I'm planing to buy a new laptop in some time. Especially I've been looking into Ultrabooks, the Lenovo U410 looks quite good for its pricing. How is Ubuntu supported on this ultrabook? I will have ...
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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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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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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 ...