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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Xubuntu 13.10: wifi hard blocked on Lenovo T520

I have Xubuntu 13.10 running on a Lenovo T520 laptop. Everything worked just fine, but today, when I was in the middle of a Skype call, my laptop just disconnected from Wi-Fi. And now it says Wi-Fi is ...
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Wifi dropping every 20 mins

My wifi keeps dropping every 20 minutes or so (on my home network), and will not let me connect again until I reboot my laptop. This is not a network problem, as wifi is stable on my cell phone. Could ...
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Fan In Lenovo Z580

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 on a Lenovo Z580 and the fan is constantly running. I tried to follow the steps outlined here: How to control fan speed? ...but apparently the "fancontrol" doesn't ...
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Brightness 0% on Lenovo G500s on startup / boot

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo G500s Laptop. The screen is scrambled/shows weird artefacts during boot but that doesn't really bother me. What does is this: The screen's brightness is always ...
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No sound/audio after resuming from sleep

I've made a fresh UEFI install of Ubuntu 13.10 (64 bit) on a Lenovo Ideapad Z510 laptop with Intel i5 4200M processor. Ubuntu is the only OS installed on the computer, secure boot disabled. ...
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Lenovo g400s sound card doesnt work

I have bought a lenovo g400s with a dolby advanced audio v2 and soon enough I've installed Ubuntu. But my surround sound doesn't work. Is it supported? I have tried countless tutorials on the ...
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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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Lenovo IdeaPad y510p - Blank Screen [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu (13.10) on the Lenovo IdeaPad y510p, but all I'm getting is a blank screen after I select Install/Try Ubuntu. Is there any way to fix that? (fn+up has no effect) EDIT: ...
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I cant install nvidia drivers for gt635m on ubuntu 13.10

Last night I tried to install the nvidia drivers from the official site but the .run didn't work for some reason. So after it, I tried to install them with sudo apt-get install nvidia-current and ...
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Atheros AR9285 / Lenovo G560 wireless not working after installing 13.04

I had Ubuntu 12.04 initially installed on my laptop. I upgraded to 12.10 then 13.04. Everything worked fine, including wireless. After adding a new memory card ( I only had 2 gb and one memory slot ...
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why is my computer Beeping out of sleep mode

Tonight I put my computer in sleep mode like normal, and only after an hour of sleep mode my computer starting beeping (1 long beep then 2 short beeps) in this weird pattern. I run 12.04.3 LTS on a ...
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enable all touchpad functions

When I had been using Windows 8 my touchpad had multiple gestures: 2 fingers direction top-bottom = vertical revers scrolling(if I scrolled top than page have scrolled bottom); 2 finger direction ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 drivers for Lenovo G500 with i3 3110M CPU

I'm thinking in buying a Lenovo G500 with i3 3110M CPU, I asked Lenovo and they said they don't have drivers for Linux yet and seems G500 is not a certified hardware yet. But I'm pretty sure that ...
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Lenovo Ideapad p500 having Windows 8 booting issues. Boot repair pastebin included!

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10, and thought I properly set things up to dual boot into Windows 8, but I continually get .efi errors when I attempt to boot into Windows 8. I installed Boot-Repair ...
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How can I enable special Fn-Keys on my on lenovo s206 (e.g. touchpad on/off)?

I can turn the touchpad off in the mouse settings, but two things won't work: The "disable while typing" option The standard on/off button for the touch pad won't work (it's the one with the little ...
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Compiz at 30% of CPU on Thinkpad T420

After upgrading to 13.10, the compiz process has started taking 30% or more of CPU resources. In addition unity is sluggish and steam games that worked fine under 13.04 have a very low frame rate and ...
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Booting Ubuntu from USB stick on Lenovo IdeaPad g580 (i5)

I can't install Ubuntu on my laptop. Every time I insert the USB stick and boot up the laptop it's stuck for about 2 minutes one the lenovo screen. After that it boots FreeDos (original OS).
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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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Touchpad edge scrolling not working on upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 and now I can't use edge scrolling on my laptop's touchpad! Why is this happening?! A few hours back everything was fine in 13.04. Is this a bug? Any workarounds ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 installation won't start. Instead I get a black screen [duplicate]

Recently I purchased a Lenovo G500 and installed Windows 7 in it. Then I thought of installing Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit OS alongside Windows 7 Ultimate. I created a bootable USB using UNetBootin. It ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 disabled track pad, brightness, sound on Lenovo Z570

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 using Ubuntu's software update. It seemed to go all right, however after the system restarted and booted up Ubuntu 13.10, it began experiencing several problems. Some ...
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Hard drive clicking on Z500 (13.10) [duplicate]

I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop, which is a Lenovo Z500. Everything works nicely so far, but occasionally there is some hard drive clicking. I tried using the command: hdparm -B ...
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ubuntu on lenovo idepad s210 touch

I'd like to buy Lenovo IdeaPad S210 and install linux (ubuntu) on it. So I'd like to ask if any of you have som experencie with running ubuntu on this notebook. Getting touch screen work is not so ...
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Multiple problems while installing Ubuntu 13.04 on LENOVO G500 laptop

Dear Community, I encountered several problems when installing Ubuntu on my new Lenovo G500 laptop. First I bumped in the problem (also reported by many other) of the black screen after booting ...
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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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Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 Super Hot after Ubuntu 12.04

So I have a Z580 laptop which has ONLY Ubuntu 12.04 installed, It has a i3 Processor with Intel and Nvidia Cards and 4GB RAM, The problem is even if I run no apps, It gets heated up? I removed Windows ...
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SSD cache for Lenovo Y500

I have a Lenovo Y500 with a dual GTX650M, 16Gb SSD and 1Tb HDD. I just install a clean Ubuntu 13.04 then upgrade to 13.10. Previously I had windows 8 but I cleaned it off and only use Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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What is vPro, is it Linux compatible?

I saw that some of the Lenovo laptops have "vPro" processors, which enable special management features: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/vpro/vpro-technology-general....
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13.04 brightness on ThinkPad t430

Cannot adjust brightness on my Thinkpad T430. This doesn't work anymore: Ubuntu 10.04 Cant Adjust brightness on my lenovo Thinkpad? Is there another way to fix this?
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Cannot get Nvidia drivers working on Lenovo Y510P

I cannot get nVidia drivers to load on my Lenovo Y510p. It ends up in either of 2 different states, either nothing loads, and I'm stuck in runlevel3, or I get a super low resolution desktop. I have ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 custom keyboard layout

Using Ubuntu 13.04, I want the PrtSc key to work as Menu on Lenovo S430 keyboard. /usr/bin/xmodmap /home/user/.Xmodmap with modified line keycode 107 = Menu NoSymbol Menu NoSymbol Menu Does not ...
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AMD FGLRX driver crashes window manager

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Y470. Every time that I install the FGLRX driver through System Settings -> software Sources -> Additional Drivers, my window manager completely crashes after rebooting, and I ...
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Lenovo Twist Touchpad Problems

I have a Lenovo Twist (laptop that converts to a tablet) Win 8 with a touchscreen. I've tried to load several versions of Linux and the problem I run into is the touchpad is not recognized. The ...
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Advanced-N 6205 with x230 not visible

I recently upgraded my Lenovo x230 with an advanced-N 6205 wireless card from ebay (I just swapped them over). As I understand it, this should just work out of the box on 13.04, but unfortunately I ...
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Ethernet cable is not detected in Ubuntu

I'm using a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge 530. When I connect the ethernet cable while running Ubuntu, it's not being detected. The ethernet cable and network connection works fine when using Windows 8. Can ...
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Audacious with shortcuts in keyboard

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and audacious as audio player.I am using a lenovo G460 notebook.It has keys which can play music.They work with Amarok. But , I want to make them work with Audacious.Can anyone ...
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Screen backlight problem Ubuntu 13.04 Lenovo G700

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 on Lenovo G700 Laptop. Screen backlight is going off after boot. I have tried to fix it with setting GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi_backlight=vendor" in /...
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lenovo z470 keyboard gets stuck

I installed ubuntu 13.04 64bit on my lenovo idea pad z470. My problem is when I press any of the hardware one-touch short-cut keys for volume control, heat control, etc., my keyboard gets stuck, and I'...
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Enable Touch Screen on Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch

There are quite a few guides on how to enable touch screens, but none with credentials or specifically to a ThinkPad device like the one I have. Does anyone know how to enable it or know where I can ...
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Ubuntu for Lenovo ThinkPad T60

Can you recommend a most stable and compatible but fast Ubuntu version for Lenovo T60 2008-jl6 with 1 GB RAM ? and where can I find all the other compatible driver for finger print, touch pad, etc ? ...
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Touchscreen Support for Ubuntu 12.04LTS

Im currently using a Lenovo IdeaPad P400 Touch and created a LiveUSB version of Ubuntu 12.04LTS and I'm wondering how to get the touchscreen working on ubuntu. I have read a couple of forums and saw ...
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Qualcomm Atheros AR8172 Driver fix? (lenovo g500s)

Recently I took a lenovo g500s laptop. the product id is LENOVO_MT_20245. after the installation, it could not recognize LAN network adapter. After googling I found out that it has a Qualcomm Atheros ...
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about Wine HQ and direct x 9

I am using the recent version of Wine.I want to know that, should I install direct x9 to install games like Sand Andreas (GTA) ...., or not?Does wine initially contain direct x 9?
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How to Fix Error ata1.00: failed to enable AA (0x1 = error_mask

Automated translation I tell them that I have a laptop lenovo z 480 and half of the time ubuntu will not boot, only displays this error message Error ata1.00: failed to enable AA (error_mask = 0x1 ...
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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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Wireless hard blocked on lenovo s205

Okay so Im really frustrated... For like the last couple of months I was running the early release of 12.04, but then I had to clear my hard drive and finally upgraded to the actual release of 12.04. ...
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Lenovo e531 - Fn keys don't work properly

Although Fn + F1, F2 or F3 work well (they stand for audio volume), Fn + F5 or F6 don't. They should make the brightness of a display more and less, but instead they just make the brightness 0 and 10 ...
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Problem with Ubuntu 12.04 and Ideapad N581 (Broadcom)

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo Ideapad N581 and can't get the wifi to work reliably. I know it's a problem with the Broadcom drivers, but I still can't really work it out, I've tried a few ...
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Hibernate Ubuntu 13.04 Lenovo X1

I understand that the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 ultrabook supports hibernation, however I cannot work out how to get it working. I have already created a swap partition. I tried to run sudo pm-hibernate, but ...
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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 : ...