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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Can't enable wireless on Lenovo Thinkpad Edge 520

I've tried several things like mentioned in the forums, but I'm at a loss. Everything works fine except wireless Internet. I see using Terminal that it detects the drive but it is disabled. I go to ...
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Can I get external monitors connected to docking station to work with my Lenovo T420s?

I have a new Lenovo T420s with Nvidia 4200M + Intel HD 3000 graphics cards. When I attach the laptop and monitors to the docking station, nothing happens - the monitors are not recognized. What I ...
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WebGL with Firefox And Chrome

Salutations! So after getting my new lenovo H330 with Intel graphics I've been trying to get some native client applications working. I typically used the only browser to have NaCl built in by ...
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Native Client Chrome Games

So I've been trying to run some chrome applications that make use of Google's new technology of native client on my new desktop computer. They all give me errors when attempting to start the game. One ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad Linux compatibility

Does anybody know if the Lenovo IdeaPad V570-1066AJU Laptop is Ubuntu compatible? It has terrific specs (i5, 6GB, 750GB hd, HDMI and good-looking screen) for the 600$ price, but I want to make sure ...
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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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Bluetooth recognized but cannot establish connection on Lenovo G460 laptop [closed]

/ I have a lenovo G460 laptop. After enabling bluetooth in my system, it does recognize my bluetooth headset. Pairing status also shows YES but connection status always shows as OFF Please help me ...
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Thinkpad fingerprint scan only at login

I know how to set up the fingerprint reader for my Thinkpad X220 in Ubuntu 11.10. My question is: Is it possible to only use the fingerprint reader at the LightDM-Login and not when typing "sudo ..." ...
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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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How well supported is a ThinkPad X121e?

I am planning to invest in a LENOVO ThinkPad X121e (NWS5YGE 30515YG) which does not have a preinstalled os. (shop's site, sry it is in german) What I want to know is if the TP x121e is fully ...
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I just got the Lenovo thinkpad Tablet and it won't connect to the internet

My internet is password protected, and so whenever I enter the password it says "Obtaining IP address" so after doing this for a while it says "Disabled, Secured with WEP" or something like that. Then ...
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Wireless doesn't work on a Lenovo V570

I've had Ubuntu installed on my HD for about 3 months but ever since I ran into this wireless issue I kinda lost my lust of Ubuntu. I have zero experience getting around with/ using the console ...
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Wireless not working on Lenovo B-575

Help, because without internet, Ubuntu is useless. I can't enable wireless. My physical switch is on, it's working in windows, but I just can't enable wireless. I updated my drivers, and when I goto ...
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How to get wireless working on lenovo b575 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless not working on Lenovo B-575 I need help enabling wireless on lenovo b575. Ubuntu 11.5 sees it on install but never enables it. Any help will be appreciated. I ...
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Lid closed power option doesn't work anymore [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I modify the power options in Ubuntu 11.10? After upgrade to 11.10 the lid close option in the power settings doesnt seem to work anymore. Only options now are ...
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Resume from suspend Stopped working after 10.04.3 [closed]

I have a Lenovo Ideapad S10-3 and I began with Ubuntu 11.04.I have one problem. Once I suspended it, it either resumes straight away (rarely), took up to 3 minutes to resume, or never resumed, and I'd ...
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AR9285 Wifi on Lenovo z570 not enabled

Help please. Installed ubuntu 11.10 32bit on lenovo ideapad z570. When choosing Network Manager > Enable Wireless nothing happens. WiFi not enabling Tried the response of Wireless problems with ...
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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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How to enable Wobbly Windows with Optimus Graphics?

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on a brand new Lenovo Thinkpad W520, but no matter what I tried to do to enable wobbly windows, the setting wouldn't take effect.
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VGA not detected on a Lenovo T420

I have problem with a VGA driver that is not detected on my Lenovo T420 with Ubuntu. 10.04 Output of lshw: *-display UNCLAIMED description: VGA compatible controller ...
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Intel HD drivers [closed]

I have a Lenovo G470 notebook and I want know if to improve my video card driver I have to only install kernel 3.1, or if I have to install a new intel video card driver, eg. Xorg Edgers? Thanks.
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screen corruption on lenovo 4446 laptop

After my Lenovo laptop has been on for a while, I get screen corruption starting to appear. Sometimes I have to restart the X server before it goes away, sometimes it goes away by itself. The ...
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Getting the right ATI Drivers for 6370m [closed]

Just bought a Lenovo G570 with a Radeon 6370m video card. Tried both drivers recommended under "additional drivers". The first driver failed. Sorry, installation of this driver failed. Please have ...
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WiFi is not enabled in Network Manager with a BCM4313

Help please. Put it on the computer ubuntu 11.10 64bit. Used the response in the topic WiFi does not work, Broadcom STA Wireless driver does not work on a BCM4313 but this does not help. Computer ...
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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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Lenovo ideapad s205 suspend/hibernate problem

I'm currently using Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop. At first the Wifi didn't work so I ran rfkill unblock wifi rfkill unblock all modprobe -r acer_wmi Now the Wifi works, however when I try to ...
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Graphics Card Problems with Lenovo ideapad Z570 w/ Nvidia 520m [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? My lenovo Z570 have 2 Graphic cards Intel HD and Nvidia 520m. In Ubuntu 11.04 I used wobbly windows which but now in 11.10 ...
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Incorrect keypresses on Lenovo y560p

Most of the keys on my Lenovo y560p work fine usually but sometimes some of them will register incorrect keypresses. For example, the u key will register as "volume up", the n will be "ESC". But ...
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After upgrading to 11.10 my Lenovo U165 wireless BCM4313 stopped working

My question is similar to this, but now it is about 11.10. My wireless card: ~$ lspci -vvnn |grep 14e4 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN ...
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How do I permanently change the brightness of the screen?

On the previous versions the default screen brightness was perfect for me but on 11.10 the default brightness is killing my eye. I have changed the brightness like this level but after restarting ...
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Display not detected on a Thinkpad T420 [closed]

I just upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10 Everything is working except display is listed as "unknown" with max resolution of 1024x786. Does not give option to go higher. Laptop is a late model T420 with ...
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Lenovo L520 HD 3000 driver problem [closed]

I bought a Lenovo L520 with Intel HD 3000 Graphics. I installed Ubuntu 11.04 latest release. When i start up the laptop by default I get the start sound and then I see vertical colored lines ...
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Lenovo S10-3 Wifi Switch Problem [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my Lenovo Netbook S10-3. Everything is working so good, wifi, camera, and even my usb broadband. But one time I turned off my wifi using wifi switch (it's a hardware switch ...
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Why does my Thinkpad X220 screen get garbled after a while?

I am running 11.04 Desktop 64bit on my Thinkpad X220 which is brand new. I ran Windows on it for a few days and that seemed to run fine. It's still on there on a separate partition. Ubuntu installed ...
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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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Turning MeeGo into Ubuntu or Lubuntu

Practical question: I have MeeGo pre-installed and working fine on my Lenovo S10. With fresh-installed Lubuntu some devices are not working. I don't like MeeGo interface. If I uninstall it's ...
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Accessing the terminal from GNOME without a mouse

I have a new Lenovo G560e, and have just installed Ubuntu 10.04. But the laptop's trackpad does not work! https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingHardwareDetection suggests some commands to run before ...
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Lenovo Y460 Shutdown/Reboot/Logoff doesn't work

This is a part of the massive dump of problems I'm encountering with my Lenovo Y460 and Ubuntu. Problem: Cannot shutdown/reboot/logoff. Logoff issue: ...
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WiFi does not work, Broadcom STA Wireless driver does not work on a BCM4313 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom Wireless card (BCM43XX) I'm newbie in Linux and Ubuntu, but would like to improve my skills :) I just installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop ...
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My Lenovo Ideapad u165 wireless doesn't work

It really makes me ANGRY ! my wireless hardware is broadcom 4313 . ubuntu install it automatically but I can't use it . It says your hardware switch is off although it is on . after I use " rfkill ...
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where can I buy a Lenovo X220 with ubuntu preinstalled?

this link here: http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/make/Lenovo states "Pre-installed only" for the X220 leading me to believe I can buy this model with Ubuntu preinstalled. I've been unable to find ...
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Tablet pen doesn't work correctly when in portrait mode

I'm using a lenovo x201 tablet. I recently upgraded to 11.04. When I rotate the screen 90 degrees (in either direction) to use the computer in portrait mode, the tablet pen does not work correctly. ...
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Lenovo S10-3 freezes when resuming from sleep [closed]

I have been browsing forums all day but can't find a solution to this irritating bug. When I put my computer to sleep, everything seems to work fine (leds flash, etc). When I try to resume though, ...
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Natty graphical corruption [closed]

Originally I did a upgrade for 10.04.. saw the corruption.. then did a fresh install on same hardware only to find the same behavior. Any help is appreciated.. some details: Running gnome ...
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Multitouch Gestures - Maverick -> Natty upgrade

I'm using a Lenovo T410. I upgraded from Maverick to Natty. utouch didn't get installed, so I installed it with aptitude. The only gesture I have working is two finger scrolling, which was active ...
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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. ...
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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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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 ..." ...