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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Problem with wireless driver on ubuntu 15.04 and lenovo z51-70

I have installed ubuntu 15.04 along with windows 10 dual boot.Wireless is not working properly in ubuntu.Its not listing the networks. On the other hand in windows its working absolutely fine. Please ...
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Shift + numeric keypad prints number (with NumLock off)

Since Lenovo have decided to place the Home and End keys in unreachable locations on my Thinkpad, I use the numeric keypad for these. With NumLock off, 1 = End and 7 = Home. One typical use for this ...
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Lenovo thinkpad W540 and Ubuntu 15:10

I am a new user of Linux OS I have this laptop w540 with these configurations Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4810MQ CPU @ 2.80GHz Physical Memory DDR3, 32.000 GB Logical Sector Size Samsung ...
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How to root my lenovo a6010 smartphone using ubuntu PC? [on hold]

I have lenovo a6010 smartphone with android lollipop. I want to root my smartphone and install custom rom cyanogen. Cyanogen has a program that makes the entire process automated. Unfortunately that ...
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Unable to change brightness in a Lenovo laptop

Brightness adjustment keys <Fn + ⇑/⇓> have no effect (although they are recognized by the environment), and I can't change the brightness using GUI tools as well. This seems like a problem in ...
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Ubuntu installation failure - Unable to install GRUB

Lately I bought a new laptop - Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro 13" - Intel i5-4210U, 256 SSD. I have tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 using this guides: Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro ...
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Qualcomm Atheros AR9565 Wifi Adapter. Can't find drivers

I am simply looking for where I can download the drivers(source code is fine, doesn't have to be precompiled) for my wifi adapter. My laptop manufacture is Lenovo and the model is Z50-75. The wifi ...
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Lenovo ideapad 500-15acz wireless card is not recognized

I installed ubuntu 15.10 onto my new laptop that normally runs windows 10 and I cant get ubuntu to recognize that the wireless card exists at all. The windows 10 driver is called Atheros WLAN Driver ...
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Lenovo T440 touchpad not recognised

With the risk of repeating already asked question, I decided to ask one of my own, because I didn't see a post about (potential) conflicting touchpad drivers. Brief story: installed (ed)Ubuntu ...
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Cannot boot into the bootable USB stick on Lenovo G470

I want to help my sister to move from Windows 7 to Linux Ubuntu 14.04.1. When I boot the computer into the bootable USB stick, it just show me : ------------------------------------------------↓ ...
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Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 wireless not working on lenovo with 14.04.3

Help, I've tried the other fixes used for ubuntu 15.10 and the Qualcomm adapter but nothing is working for my lenovo ideapad 500 with the Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 wireless adapter running 14.04.3. ...
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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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Intel Corporation Wireless 8260 [8086:24f3] (rev 3a) [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu on the new Lenovo miix 700 and haven't been able to get the wireless working. I used to have to remove and blacklist the ideapad_laptop wireless driver/controller with sudo modprobe ...
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how to reinstall ubuntu as part of dual boot with windows 10

As in this previous question, my Ubuntu has crashed unrepairably, so I must reinstall. Currently I have a dual boot partition with Windows 10 (working fine) and Ubuntu 15.10 (dead). My laptop is a ...
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problem with tp_smapi on ubuntu 15.4 lenovo thinkpad e440

I can not load tp_smapi on my ubuntu15.4 lenovo thikpad e440. I get the following error : modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'tp_smapi': No such device or address
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Messed up bluetooth configuration, cannot see or connect to bluetooth devices

After a glitch, I tried reinstalling my bluetooth packages (Like attempting to uninstall bluetooth in device manager in Windows) and hcitool scan brings up the error "Device is not available: No such ...
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Lenovo - wifi and bluetooth problem [duplicate]

I've got problem with my wifi since I installed ubuntu 14.04. I've got very poor signal, wifi is unstable (disconnecting and connecting) especially while using torrent. When I disconnect from wifi ...
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System unable to detect wireless driver/connections Lenovo G50-80 Laptop

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 (kernel 3.19.0-26-generic), alongwith Windows 10. I am unable to connect to the wireless on my Ubuntu OS. I'm posting outputs of certain commands : tyagi@tyagi:~$ ...
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Wife's new laptop + Ubuntu 14.04 wifi adapter not visible

Not sure what the standard procedure is since this is technically a duplicate but I imagine each person's issue has a slightly different solution... Recently installed Ubuntu on my wife's Lenovo ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 problems on Lenovo Z50-70

I recently made the move to Ubuntu on Lenovo Z50-70 and have had a few teething problems. Whilst my Ubuntu knowledge/experience is improving, having fixed a few issues already, I'm still very much a ...
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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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Turn off the CTRL + trackpad zoom function

When I press CTRL + mouse wheel on browser or application windows it zooms in! Have looked through synclient and inputx but can't figure out how to switch this very annoying feature off. Running ...
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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 not working on lenovo g50-30 (Ubuntu 15.10)

Problem above. If you need any more information feel free to ask me. movioli@movioli-Lenovo-G50-30:~$ lsusb Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 006: ID ...
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found an old version of ubuntu and put it on my new HD [duplicate]

I found a old version of Ubuntu on a usd I had lying around and put it on my new Hard Drive which I just bought for my lenovo T440 , I am not getting any internet connection at all , this seems to ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on new Skylake ultrabook? (Thinkpad Yoga 260)

it's my first post to askubuntu, therefore I will try my best. My problem is, that I bought a Thinkpad Yoga 260 and tried to install Ubuntu on it, but if I start the boot USB key and select the ...
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Updated: Ignore finger resting on touchpad - Lenovo Yoga 700

I just got my new Lenovo Yoga 700 laptop, and I would like to disable the lower part of the touchpad so I can keep my finger on the button, while using my other finger to drag the mouse around. Edit: ...
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A posibble solution for Lenovo users with Realtek wireless card to solve their Wi-Fi issues

My system - Lenovo G50-45 with Realtek RTL8723BE wireless card. My wireless card details My skills - I'm new to Ubuntu. Dual booted Ubuntu 14.04 LTS along with Windows 10 on 28th of January, 2016. ...
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Wi-Fi problem on Lenovo z50-70 with Realtek RTL8723BE

I've recently bought Lenovo z5070, I've installed on it both windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04.2 trusty. I have some serous problem with Wi-Fi in Ubuntu. First, when I turn on laptop at that moment the ...
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Cannot Install/Select Ubuntu

Dear Ubuntu Community, I have a problem with installing/using Ubuntu on my Windows 10 Machine "Lenovo Z50" Laptop. I have tried to install Ubuntu by booting from USB and DVD, however that was not ...
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How to know XF86 code for multimedia keys for i3 Windows Manager?

I have a Lenovo machine and pressing F4 used to close the focused window. I want this feature on my i3 desktop too. I tried adding: bindsym XF86Close kill to .i3/config. But it doesn't work. What ...
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Lenovo Yoga 3 14 Qualcomm Atheros device 168c:0041 rev 20 Not working

I am writing this post out of desperation. I have been trying to make my wifi run on a freshly installed Ubuntu 15.10 for the past 3 days. Nothing helped. I literally tried anything on the internet ...
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Not shutdown LenovoM73 PC ubuntu 15.10

New Lenovo M37 tiny desktop. I had installed Ubuntu 15.10. I facing some problem in Ubuntu 15.10. If I shut down my pc its not shut down its always restart. Please help me.
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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

I am new on linux systems I have tried some of the relevant solutions, those I could follow up, But nothing yet.Please help me figuring this out. Wireless info START Report from: 24 Sep 2015 ...
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Super slow graphics on fresh install

Recently I just wiped windows and installed ubuntu on my lenovo yoga 2 pro. THe computer is by far capable of handling text editors, videos, etc. However, everything is super laggy and slow. When I ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad R61 on Ubuntu 15.10: Mobile broadband USB stick needs annoying number of trials until it eventually connects

I'm on a Lenovo Thinkpad R61 running Ubuntu 15.10 and have been doing so since 8.04 with this machine. Since a few weeks, maybe 2-3 months I've been experiencing troubles with the wireless broadband ...
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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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Sound glitch in ubuntu 14.04 - without any stress ; lenovo G50

i've just bought a laptop. Changed drive to SSD, installed ubuntu ofc and here I am. After few problems (didn't modified deep options and/or booting) i can use it more or less. But watching video on ...
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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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Wifi not detected in ubuntu 14.04 after upgrading(incomplete upgrade) Lenovo z5070

I use Lenovo Z5070 , I was upgrading Ubuntu 14.04 using sudo apt-get upgrade . While i was upgrading, suddenly an error occurred and my wifi is not detected. I cant see any WiFi networks. even on ...
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Can't boot Linux from usb on Thinkpad W540

i've Ubuntu, Fedora, Kali mounted on 3 USB sticks and can't boot from any of them. i've disabled (fast-boot) option in windows and also made the following changes to BIOS : *secure boot: disables ...
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How can I limit battery charging to 80% capacity?

I just learned that some Lenovo laptops include a utility that offers to limit battery charging capacity to within 0–80% in order to slow the attenuation of the battery lifespan: How can I do this ...
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Network unclaimed shown for network controller

I am facing difficulties connecting to wifi on my Lenovo Flex 3 1480 laptop on Ubuntu 14.04. It works fine on Windows. I am attaching wireless-info.txt that I got from : ...
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“No operating system found” on lenovo - no dual boot

Saturday I tried to wipe out windows from my desktop computer and install ubuntu instead. I used an usb stick with ubuntu 14.05. The installation routine terminated normally, so I rebooted the ...
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Lenovo Y50-70 windows 8.1 dual boot ubuntu 15.04 legacy or UEFI?

I have a lenovo y50-70 system with pre-installed windows 8.1 os and 1TB hybrid hard drive with 8GB SSD. And by firmware says( please find the attachment) Boot Mode [Legacy Support] Boot Priority [ ...
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Lenovo Ideapad won't reboot or shutdown on Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04

I have problem on my Lenovo Ideapad 100 with linux operating system. I install Ubuntu 15.04, it was stuck at Ubuntu logo at shutdown and show black screen when reboot.
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Lenovo G510 Wi-fi driver problems

I'm new with Linux. Here is my story: I have installed Ubuntu 14.10 today on my laptop Lenovo G510 with the BCM43142 wireless card... Everything works well except the wi-fi that i can't use. I have ...
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lenovo yoga 3-14: no audio

Installed lubuntu on my new (refurbished) laptop. It's going reasonably well (even got wifi going) but I'm not getting any sound out of it. > lspci -v | grep -A5 -i audio 00:03.0 Audio device: ...
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Installing 15.04 on X250 is not supported by lenovo

Here is a summary: According to Lenovo Tech support, it is no longer possible to boot from a memory stick (i.e., a ubuntu boot stick) once you upgrade to Windows 10. Microsoft has locked out ubuntu ...
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Wifi and trackpad not working after installing ubuntu 15.10

I have a Lenovo S21e-20 with an intel celeron N2480 processor. I just recently switched from windows 8 (yuck) to ubuntu 15.10. However, my track pad does not work and there is no cursor unless i plug ...