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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Screen turns black after pressing volume button

I don't know why but my laptop screen (Lenovo Thinkpad SL300) suddenly turns black after turning down the volume and then comes back, with ugly problems, after turn it up. It started happening after ...
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Brightness controll not working in lenovo g580 [duplicate]

my laptop is lenovo g580. Configuration is CPU : Intel® Core™ i3-2370M CPU @ 2.40GHz × 4 GPU : Nvidia geforce 610M Kernel Linux 3.5.0-17-generic My problem is that I cannot control the screen ...
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Brightness control not working in Lenovo G580

I purchased a new Lenovo g580 laptop. But I am totally disappointed when I installed Ubuntu on it. Almost all drivers are not working. :-( The laptop configuration is intel i3 processor Nvidia ...
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Will Ubuntu work with my laptop?

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Z570. Its specs are: Intel Core i5-2410M Processor with Intel Turbo Boost Technology* 2.0(2.30GHz, 3MB Cache) RAM 4GB Hard Disk 750GB Video Graphics Nvidia Geforce GT 520 ...
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How can I wake my laptop from suspend only on power button?

My Lenovo G560 wakes up from suspend in my backpack sometimes and I hate it. I would power off the whole system, but gnome shell (which I like) starts very slowly. Is there a way to make the system ...
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Right click on Lenovo U410 not working in 12.04

I managed to install Ubuntu 12.04 on the Lenovo Ideapad U410, however the right-click is not working out of the box. To be more specific, instead of working as a right click it works like a normal ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430 Battery Problem [closed]

On Ubuntu's Web Page, in the Certified hardware section, it is listed Lenovo. http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/ So I decided to buy a ThinkPad from Lenovo. Just one month after I bought the ...
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Problem installing Nvidia driver on Lenovo z570

I have a Lenovo z570, I found out that my laptop has two Graphic Card (Intel + Nvidia). When I tried to install Nvidia driver, I've got an error which says: The graphics driver could not find ...
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Lenovo Ultrabay Battery for Thinkpad W520

I have seen many people purchasing that accessory for their Lenovo laptops.The problem is that many people are complaining about the fact that even though the OSs are able to see the extra battery ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad L530 - SD card reader not working

The SD card reader on my new L530 is not working. Please let me know what diagnostics I can provide to help fix this. Thanks.
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is there a key tracking software for ubuntu 12.04. Lenovo U400

my new computer has something weird on the keyboard. Lenovo U400 it jumps around a lot and i disabled trackpad while typing and did a bunch of stuff, but just jumps around a lot, but when i type slow, ...
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Lenovo 3000 N100 WiFi not working even after driver update

I have a Lenovo 3000N100 which has WiFi card/drives that are not working. I have tested the card with Windows and it works. Tried un-installing the card in 12.04.1 and re-installing it even with a ...
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Lenovo G580 Brightness Error caused by unsupported updates. How to revert?

I just installed the 64-Bit version of Ubuntu 12.04 on my newly bought Lenovo G580. The brightness control was working properly using the Live CD and when I first started the installed version. Then ...
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Unable to install 12.04 on a Lenovo U410 Ultrabook

I recently bought a Lenovo U410 Ultrabook and tried installing 12.04. Once I enter the installation process, I am not able to see available partitions. Is it because of the 32GB SSD that is ...
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'Your system is running in low-graphic mode' after installing AMD fglrx drivers on a 6600M

Looks like I have a problem that has already been debated but non of the solutions provided did not work for me, so I'm asking this question again in hpes that someone can help me. I'm running 12.04 ...
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Ubuntu Lenove OCZ Agility3 - No Grub after install

I've tried a dualboot (Win7 + Ubuntu) installation it on a Lenovo E330 with Agility3 240 Gigs... Conclusions: Ubuntu:: Ubuntu 12.04 x86_64 ( 21.06.2012 ) is not able to install grub in a bootable ...
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Move hard disk from one Lenovo computer to another? Is it likely to work?

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad x220 and have ordered a Lenovo T430s. Ideally I'd like to move the SSD (running 12.04) from the x220 to the new machine, rather than installing the OS on the new one and ...
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How to enable hard-blocked bluetooth in Thinkpad Edge 320

I'm trying to use the built-in bluetooth device of my Lenovo Thinkpad E320. It seems to be hard blocked, but i can't find any possibility to unblock it. rfkill list returns: 0: tpacpi_bluetooth_sw: ...
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Will Ubuntu have full tablet functionality on a Lenovo Tablet PC?

Considering a Lenovo Tablet PC, (not sure which one yet). Will UBUNTU work with full tablet functionality including touch screen? Do any touch screen Tablet PC's work? (Panasonic, HP, Dell, etc...)? ...
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After suspend bluetooth on my Lenovo E120 can`t be turned on

After my computer wakes up from being suspended bluetooth is hard blocked : I can`t turn ON bluetooth. Notebook Lenovo E120
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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 ...