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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WiFi problems on Lenovo Ideapad 100

I just purchased a new lenovo ideapad 100 with a realtek wireless adapter. lspci showed me this :- 03:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter ...
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How do I make a Lenovo (ALPS?) touchpad faster than system allows?

Running 16.04 on new Lenovo X1. Apparently it has a high-definition ALPS touchpad which makes it incredibly slow, even with the highest setting through "System Settings>Mouse and Touchpad". I ...
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Configuring libinput-gestures for a MacBook like experience

99% of the time I'm using my trackpoint, but sometimes its nice to use the trackpad. I'm running libinput as my driver, and found out that libinput-gestures should be able to give me multi-touch ...
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Synaptics Touchpad : solving 2 finger problem triggered by resting palm [duplicate]

My laptop is: "Lenovo G580" and it comes with a very sensitive touchpad. Specially, when I place my hands comfortably to type, it "thinks" I'm touching the top-left corner. This becomes really ...
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lenovo thinkpad E560 trackpad stopped working

Last week my trackpad was working and this week just decided not to. Tried a update with no success. Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core ...
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Laptop Overheating - Lenovo Z500

Hi I have a Lenovo Z500 with i7, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD. In Windows 7,8 and 8.1 I don't have any problem with the laptop temperature while running just the system or surfing the web, but under ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Touch pad scroll direction is wrong on Dell Latitude and Lenovo ThinkPad

I have installed 14.04 recently in my Dell Latitude E6410. Touch pad scroll working seems to be incorrect. Inverted direction. I checked this on Lenovo ThinkPad also, there also i have observed the ...
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Enable the keyboard backlights on supported Lenovo (e.g. Carbon X1) with command

Some Lenovo laptops have keyboard backlights, and they can be turned on using Fn + Space. There are three states: off, normal and bright. When I start Ubuntu, these laptops always default back to a ...
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Ubuntu on Thinkpad 11e Yoga

I just purchased the Lenovo Thinkpad 11e Yoga with Windows 10. Is this laptop compatible with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? Because when I search "Lenovo Thinkpad Linux" I get a page from the official Lenovo ...
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How to disable and enable keyboard on lenovo yoga?

I have a Lenovo Yoga 300. It works well with Ubuntu, but I have a problem with a keyboard lock. As it is a Yoga model, it has different modes of usage. When I turn the screen it should lock the ...
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Lenovo Twist - automatic onboard keyboard in tablet mode

When I switch my Twist to tablet mode, the touchscreen isn't deactivated (the cursor jumps around), the screen isn't rotated 180 degrees and the onboard keyboard doesn't pop up when I'm in an input ...
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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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Lenovo IdeaPad 100 Bluetooth doesn't detect any devices RTL8723BE

I have a Bluetooth mouse I would like to pair with my IdeaPad, but Bluetooth doesn't detect any devices. Adapter model: RTL8723BE. Ubuntu 16.04. IdeaPad 100. Mouse: Microsoft Sculpt Comfort ...
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Lenovo T560 / T460 hardware compatibility

I see there is a certified T550 install, however did anybody try T560 or T460 yet? Can Ubuntu use an integrated GPU & sound card? And how about my Camera, Microphone, etc? If anyone has some ...
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Lenovo Ideapad 100S Ubuntu 14.04.4 Games Causing System Crash

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 on my Lenovo Ideapad 100S and got everything pretty much running very smoothly, but whenever I download and try to play a game from Steam it starts loading and eventually ...
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Lenovo Yoga3 Pro wifi driver does not work

I checked Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro https://github.com/longsleep/yoga3pro-linux/blob/master/Yoga%203%20Linux%20HOWTO.md and Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers (most exhaustive list still no ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + Lenovo Mouse N700

I have recently updated my dual boot of Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04. I have a Lenovo Mouse N700, which works fine when connected using Wireless USB Dongle. However, when I try to connect using ...
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wifi doesn't work on lenovo G500 with ubuntu 13.10

I have been using ubuntu for more than 10 years but this is first time I could not get around an issue with a solution. Any help would be great as I have tried everything available that I found on the ...
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How can I boost performance on my Lenovo C40?

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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Some keys don't work after upgrade from 14.04 to 15.10

Just upgraded my Lenovo G410 from 14.04 to 15.10. after running sudo dpkg --configure -a to correct a few glitches, it boots fine and displays the login screen. The problem now is that some keys ...
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What is temp sensor pch_wildcat_point-virtual?

Before upgrading to 16.04 I only had one "temp1" in my lm-sensors and psensor. Now I have two. ➜ ~ sensors acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +43.0°C (crit = +128.0°C) ...
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No (Qualcomm Atheros) Wi-Fi on Lenovo G50-45 after 16.04 install

So I've just performed a "clean" install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ("Xenial Xerus") on my son's Lenovo G50-45 to Ubuntu and as you can see here, I had problems in the past with Wi-Fi disappearing... ...
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Lenovo Y700 can't boot Windows USB

I just got my new Lenovo y700-17 without any OS preinstalled. Thankfully I have Ubuntu 14.04 on one of my USBs, so that's what I have installed now. My problem is I want to have Windows 7 on this ...
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Ethernet & Wifi problems Ubuntu 15.10 Lenovo z50

I have recently installed ubuntu 15.10 alongside windows 10 on Lenovo z50. I have connected my LAN wire & have a very good internet connection(it runs very well in windows 10). I have configured ...
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Horizontal lines in Firefox

I've recently got a Lenovo X1 Carbon 3rd Gen and installed Xubunntu 16.04. I've noticed that sometimes horizontal glitchy lines appear. Any ideas? Thanks!
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Broadcom Wireless Drivers unclaimed after installing update 16.04

I recently updated my Lenovo Y50 computer to 16.04. Since the update, I have been unable to see or connect to any wireless networks. The output of running sudo lshw -C network is: *-network ...
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How to install a fingerprint reader on Lenovo ThinkPad

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad with a fingerprint reader: How to make Ubuntu recognise it and use it for login? I already tried: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fingerprint/fingerprint-gui sudo apt-get ...
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Unable to resume after suspend

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 & everything about it is great except that it just won't resume after suspend. I've tried the suggestions listed in this thread Entire system freezing after pressing ...
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Ubuntu Lenovo Y50 Intellij IDEA Crash

I have a very strange problem with IntelliJ or Ubuntu (or maybe with my laptop - Lenovo Y50). Starting IntelliJ crashes the computer, but it happens only in certain situations, here are the examples: ...
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Lenovo z50-70 “dust removal” (reverse fan) on Energy Manager with Ubuntu?

I have a Lenovo z50-70 and under Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 I had the "Lenovo Energy Manager" software with a "dust removal" function, that basically made the fan turns backwards to shoot the dust ...
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Brightness key not working Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I've just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Lenovo Z400 notebook and everything was working. Today I tried to change the brightness of the screen and it gets dark and I can't go back. Can anyone help me? ...
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Problems with clean install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Error parsing PCC subspace from PCCT) on Lenovo X250

I did a full install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (64 bit) on new 8gb ram, 192GB HDD Lenovo X250 (i5-5200) using a USB-stick (USB 2.0). The system is new and came with Windows 10 which I won't use so was wiped ...
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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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Lenovo Thinkpad E460 Suspend Problem

I recently bought myself a new Lenovo Thinkpad E460 (i5 Version) and installed Ubuntu 15.10 on it. Now my Problem is that if I try to suspend my Notebook, one of three things will happen: it goes ...
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Touchpad debugging - Opinion needed

I'm trying to debug an odd touchpad problem with Ubuntu 14.04.4 on a Lenovo e460. I have followed this touchpad debugging tutorial, but it doesn't directly address the symptoms I am experiencing. ...
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Lenovo G50-80 suspend freeze on Kubuntu 16.04

I have recently installed Kubuntu 16.04 LTS alongside Windows 10 Pro on one HDD. System selection works. But when I use suspend in Kubuntu computer freezes entirely. Screen turn off, but all LEDs are ...
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Problem with dual monitor on 16.04 with lenovo yoga 260

I'm using ubuntu 16.04 with Lenovo yoga 260. When I connect external monitor, it is very unstable. Problem occurs after login and desktop is successfully booted. It freezes soon after desktop is ...
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Eclipse not launching

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04, I have installed Eclipse using Ubuntu Software Center. But Eclipse is not opening, when I click it is not opening or showing any error message it is very silent. Output ...
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Overheating in ubuntu 16.04 in Lenovo G50-80

I have lenovo G50-80 laptop.But it starts heating up ( Specially top right of touch pad but not the touch pad itself ) when I using Ubuntu.I had this problem in ubuntu 14.04 too. I test many answers ...
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Lenovo Y510P: Battery wont charge past 60%

On my y510p, I set Lenovos battery software to "Optimize battery health" while I was in Windows 8.1. I forgot to change it before overwriting that partition with Ubuntu, and now my battery in Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 restarts on suspending

Installed 14.04 LTS on my Lenovo G50-40.Laptop tools didn't work;rather, it messed up booting.All the answers to similar questions asked previously have not worked. On pressing suspend/closing laptop ...
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guarantee lenovo & ubuntu 14.07

My lenovo yoga 300 fail : the sound is died, and i lose wi-fi regulary. This is technicals issues where ubuntu is not implicated i guess; But now, when i call lenovo; they say me : "We don't take ...
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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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Wi-fi won't work on my Lenovo. please help

I'm using a Lenovo G50-80 and i installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS last week, but for some reason i can't connect it to wifi without ethernet. I've tried a handful of different options on this forum, but the ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad 11e Randomly Freezes on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad 11e (with the Intel chipset not the AMD), that used to experience freezes randomly under 14.04 which have persisted after a clean install of 16.04. Description of the freezes ...
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Where to Download Special Ubuntu Images Designed for Pre-installed Systems (OEM)?

Background My Lenovo X250 is arriving in two weeks, which according to Ubuntu Certified Hardware will work well only with "a special image of Ubuntu pre-installed by the manufacturer." This Linux ...
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Using AMD Graphics Card 16.04LTS

Hello I am newish to Desktop Linux. I have gone with Kubuntu. I am having some problems with getting my dedicated graphics card to work. I have recently installed KUbuntu 16.04 LTS on my Lenovo ...
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Won't come back from suspend 16.04 LTS

There used to be a workaround with enabling suspending and hibernation, which worked for me at 14.04 LTS, but having cleanly installed 16.04 LTS I lost that, and now my computer won't come back from ...
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14.04 Suspend resume failure ThinkPad Yoga 2

I have a ThinkPad Yoga 2nd generation laptop which I installed Linux 14.04 onto. It works great but I'm having one major bug that I can't figure out how to fix. Whenever I try to resume my laptop from ...
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WiFi does not work: Ubuntu 16.04 on Lenovo Z51 Laptop

I followed the instructions in the top answer here: My wifi Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:0041] (rev 20) doesn't show up and work in Ubuntu 14.04.3 on Lenovo flex 3 14 But got: (Reading ...