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 Ideapad 205 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I just wanted to report one thing, because I know there are a lot of Ideapad S205 users out there, that had issues running Ubuntu on their Lenovo Ideapad S205 in the past. Lenovo Ideapad with Ubuntu ...
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Extremely short battery life

In Windows, my battery lasts several hours. In Ubuntu 12.04, it's dead before an hour and a half. I've installed http://linrunner.de/en/tlp/docs/tlp-linux-advanced-power-management.html but it has ...
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Has anyone used the Lenovo y480 with Ubuntu?

I'm looking into a Laptop with good graphics capabilities for under $1000, and I came across the Lenovo y470p and y480. The y470p has an AMD graphics card which I'm told is supported better under ...
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Lenovo s10-3 doesn't wake from suspend

I know some similar questions have been asked here before, and I have used Google, but none of the methods I've found have worked for me. I was really seriously thinking about switching to Ubuntu on ...
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Removing Ubuntu & Windows does not boot

I'm really desperate. I installed 12.04 LTS alongside Windows 7. No Problems. Then Ubuntu did not boot. I repaired the Grub Loader, then both worked nice (though in the Grub Loader it showed two ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7?

I'm trying to set up a dual boot Lenovo Ideapad that came with Windows 7. Lenovo uses up 4 partitions out of the box. They are: (unnamed) 14GB LENOVO D: 30GB SYSTEM_DRV 200MB Window7_OS C: 400GB ...
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Cannot load nvidia driver on Lenovo IdeaPad Y570 (Nvidia GT 555M)

So I understand that my laptop does not support Nvidia Optimus out of the box (http://askubuntu.com/questions/36930/how-well-do-laptops-with-nvidia-optimus-work), therefore I decided to install ...
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Fn-keys stopped working on a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge

I'm running 12.04 on a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge. I'm having these possibly related issues with things that worked perfectly when I installed Ubuntu: Most of the Fn-keys worked seamlessly after I freshly ...
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Can't boot after install, PXE-E61 error on a Lenovo z570

I am so stumped and 2 days into trying get Ubuntu on this machine, Lenovo Z570. Initially installed 32-bit 12.04 and it worked fine except it only acknowledged 2.9GB RAM (should be 8NG), which is ...
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How do I fix Lenovo T61 unable to resume after suspend?

I have recently upgraded Ubuntu to 12.4 from 11.10 on my Lenovo T61. Suspend/Resume no longer works. Anybody got any insights? I've searched and tried a few things there was a suggested grub ...
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Battery management doesn't recognize removal of power supply

I have a Lenovo Y460p running Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit). The battery does charge normally, but unplugging the power supply only very briefly shows the correct battery indicator. After about 1 second, it ...
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Proprietary Drivers Required for my Lenovo Edge 320

Sooo...I have ordered myself a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge 320. I'm realy excited about the Laptop and about trying Ubuntu. I'm completly new to linux. So i did find out that the laptop is certified for ...
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Why do Intel HD3000 graphics show as “unknown” on my Lenovo B570? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get my graphics card to be recognized in System Info? Well as it says in the question title, I'm running a Lenovo-B570, I have an Intel HD Graphics 3000 ...
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Lenovo Z560 volume mute/unmute button always blinks while on battery. How do I stop that?

The Lenovo Z560 Ideapad has a row of 4 led buttons in the top right corner of the keyboard. The button on the left end of this group is the speaker mute/unmute button. Usually, this light is either ...
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Battery Life on a Lenovo ideapad u410 ultrabook

I have bought a Lenovo Ideapad u410 last week. Normally I only use Ubuntu, so I tried to install it. After a few (or a few more ;) ) hours I got it working. I used both systems, Ubuntu and Windows, ...
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BCM4312 speed is very slow

04:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY [14e4:4315] (rev 01) 07:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Broadcom Corporation NetLink BCM5906M Fast Ethernet PCI ...
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WiFi stops working after a while in Lenovo ThinkPad W520 (Ubuntu 12.04)

After several minutes(I do not know how many) there is no internet connection on my laptop via Wi-Fi.Ubuntu doesn't show any kind of message that my WiFi was disconnected neither there is a signal ...
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Switchable laptop graphics issues on Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo Z570 laptop with Intel HD 3000 integrated graphics, and a switch to enable the dedicated GT630M graphics card. I've been having issues in general with my graphics ...
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12.04 installation started to black screen during boot today [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? NOTE: Most of this question is now irrelevant. UPDATE 3 summarizes the problem as it stands. I've ...
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Lenovo IdeadPad S10-3c problems

Please help me fix these problems because I really like ubuntu 12.04 and I have replaced my windows 7 ultimate for this. Everytime I turn on my ideapad it hangs, but when I insert my usb device that ...
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Slice battery causing suspend and power issues on Lenovo X1

I have a Lenovo X1 i5vPro 2.50Gh x 4, which works fine with 12.04 LTS 64.... except the right click on the touch-pad, which I can live with.. However, I have just bought a Genuine Lenovo 39+ slice ...
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Is the Lenovo Ideapad Z570 fully compatible with 12.04?

I'm looking for some notebook that will run on Ubuntu perfectly. I like LENOVO IdeaPad Z570, but I'm not sure how it will perform on Ubuntu. I heard people are complaining about wireless problems. ...
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How do I get the Hotkeys working on a Lenovo IdeaPad?

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my U400 Lenovo, I found some hotkeys are not working( enable/disable touchpad, display on/off, webcam enable/disable ) How to fix the problem?
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Power management does not recognize removal of power supply! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Battery management doesn't recognize removal of power supply I have a Lenovo Ideapad Z370 with Ubuntu 11.10 and the battery status indicator shows wrong information. ...
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Install Ubuntu 12.04LTS 64bit in Lenovo S205 Failed

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS on Lenovo S205 twice, but it would not boot normally. How can I fix this problem? I tried to install dual boot, Windows and Ubuntu. but still it would not work ...
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Key 'del' work like F12 on lenovo u300s [closed]

In the console when I press the Del button, I see ~. If I press Del button in browser, opens firebug..
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can't see myself in Skype video call

I'm running 12.04 and I've installed skype via the software centre. As with 11.10 everything works fine with 12.04 as well. There is only one thing that does not work. I can't see myself in Skype ...
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Atheros 9250 wireless card keeps on disconnecting

So I bought a Lenovo G575 laptop for learning purposes and found that the connection just simply disconnects if i'ts in use for downloading and it also does disconnect in every 2-5 minutes while ...
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Wireless is disabled by hardware switch ,lenovo b460

santos@santos:~$ rfkill list 0: ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: ideapad_bluetooth: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 2: hci0: Bluetooth ...
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Unable to enable wireless on Lenovo 3000 V200

I've just installed 11.10 on an old Lenvo Laptop. All the way through the install process the wireless light was lit. As soon as I reboot the light goes out. In network the section to aircraft mode ...
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Error 1962: no operating system found after installing 12.04 (Lenovo ThinkCentre)

I just installed a fresh copy of 12.04 on a new Lenovo ThinkCentere from a USB drive, and when I restarted after installation, the boot sequence didn't find the OS. Instead I got the 'no operating ...
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Enabling the keyboard lamp on X220?

Fn-PgUp key is supposed to turn on the little keyboard lamp on Lenovo. It used to work on my T61 and older models, but no longer on X220. Ideas anyone?
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Garbled text on 12.04 Live CD during installation on Lenovo Z570

I just recently bought a Lenovo z570, and for some reason the LiveCD has garbled text. I tried using Ubuntu 12.04 (amd64) Desktop/LiveCD (CD version). The text appears straight after trying to boot ...
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How can I enable microphone mute button on Thinkpad W520?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I've read Enabling Mic Mute button and light on Lenovo Thinkpads but the acpi_listen doesn't produce any output in the terminal (for any of the media buttons, Even the working ...
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Lenovo Mute LED Button Not Working

The LED light that turns on when I press the mute button on or off, respectively, does not turn on in Ubuntu, yet turns on in Xubuntu. If anyone has any knowledge or help please lemme know! Btw, this ...
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Use external monitor automatically, when started in Docking Station

I am using a Thinkpad T510 and I often boot it in a ThinkPad Mini Dock Plus Series 3 (EU). The problem is that if I boot it with the lid closed, I can see grub, I can see the Ubuntu boot splash, but ...
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Lenovo u400, Ubuntu 12.04. Sudden reboots / power down

I've recently bought a Lenovo u400 (http://www.lenovo.com/products/us/laptop/ideapad/u-series/u400/) and installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it. Everything works fine (I've installed the proprietary ATI ...
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Integrated webcam in lenovo t410 not working with 12.04

I have a Lenovo T410 with an inbuilt webcam and I haven't been able to get the webcam working. I tried skype, cheese, both just give me a black window. The microphone works fine with skype, by the ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad W520 not booting with Nvidia card enabled [closed]

On my Lenovo Thinkpad W520 I can switch between Nvidia Optimus or Integrated card. Since a couple of days, My Ubuntu doesn't start any more with the Nvidia card. The boot process stop itself at this ...
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How do I add a keyboard model to Ubuntu and give back that model to the community?

Hey I have new Lenovo z570 laptop recently. It has a unique keyboard. I am able to use it but not to its full capabilities. I am unable to map some of the 'extra' keys to their respective functions. ...
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How to make Lenovo Ideapad S10-3s netbook hibernate?

My Lenovo Ideapad S10-3s, which is using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, does not hibernate. The error message shown is PM: Not enough free swap, although my swap is around 3GB and my RAM only around 1GB. How can ...
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Finger Print Scanner Driver Lenovo V570?

Well since I recently chucked Windows7 from my laptop, I have been wanting to get my fingerprint scanner to work. I have had very little success in finding any good info on this issue. I am almost ...
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Lenovo 3000 N 200 touchpad malfunction in Ubuntu 12.04

Somebody please rectify this bug. The touch pad automatically selects the area and other icons if i try to hover anywhere on desktop. The launcher icons will be picked up automatically if i try to ...
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Unable to update/ install any files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update Just now I installed ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo G570 laptop. First I got an error at the time of ...
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Sound coming from both headphones and speakers on Lenovo G460

I've installed Ubuntu 10.04 yesterday on Lenovo G460. I'm unable to fix this problem after lot of tries in changing model in /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf to thinkpad/auto/lenovo and many things. ...
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How to permanently switch of KDE Power Management warning about battery recall

I have Kubuntu 12.04 installed. Each time I boot I receive a notification that the battery I am using has been recalled. This is not actually the case, as the recall doesn't apply to T61 model of ...
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12.04 breaks lenovo Y560 [closed]

I had 11.10 working great on my lenovo Y560, but upgrading to 12.04 has been a disaster -- mostly because I can't get the mouse cursor to move, and most of the keyboard is useless too (of course I've ...
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Switching Graphics using Catalyst Control Center

I searched a lot on web and found that Linux is not still very good enough in switching graphics (dedicated to in-build). Unlike windows where we can shift to dedicated graphics in run time... ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Lenovo X61T, how to assign display buttons as shortcuts? Bug?

I got some problems to get display buttons to work. I'm trying to assign functions (settings->keyboard->shortcuts) to the display buttons on my Lenovo X61 Tablet Notebook. The buttons are: - Change ...
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Wireless LAN not working on Lenovo Ideapad S205

I can't get the Wireless connection on my Ideapad S205 to work. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. The network manager indicates that Wireless was disabled by hardware switch, which isn't true. I checked out ...