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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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 ...
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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 : ...
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Backlight adjustment not working in Lenovo IdeaPad Y580

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Y580, and I added the acpi_backlight=vendor option to the bootloader. The OS boots without the black screen now, but I can't adjust the brightness with Fn+Up/Down keys. ...
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Lenovo T410 running Ubuntu 12.04 won't change brightness

Neither the Fn + Home or the Fn + End (brighter/dimmer) or using the GUI changes the brightness. I've looked up some possible solutions, all of which involve editing an obscure text file. None of ...
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will it dual boot in Lenovo ideapad z400 touch and will touchscreen functions work

has anyone tried dual booting Lenovo Z400 touch ideapad with ubuntu 13.04 and what are the bugs
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What are the precautions/steps that I must take to install Ubuntu on a FreeDOS laptop?

I am buying a Lenovo G500s laptop with FreeDOS (I opted for it). I want to install Ubuntu on it. Will there be any problem in this case? My laptop configuration is Intel core i5 3rd generation ...
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How to install Ubuntu on free DOS OS on Lenovo G580-59-358263 ? (For experienced Lenevo Users)

My Lenovo G580-59-358263 laptop will be coming in the next 2-3 days which has pre-installed DOS operating System (No Windows), i prefer that way. Well i've never installed Ubuntu on DOS running ...
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Change disk ssd. How check which SATA version is supported?

I hava Lenovo g580 laptop. I want to change disk to SSD drive, but I'm not sure if my laptop support SATA 3 (6Gbps). I write following output: dmesg | grep SATA [ 3.190743] ahci 0000:00:1f.2: ...
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Driver and Hardware compatiblity

I am looking at a laptop and there are two things that I think might not be compatible. It has: a dual SLI-Nvidia Gtx 650, and a hybrid drive 1TBHDD+16GB SSD. Here's the laptop. So, I want to ...
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Wifi not working on Lenovo z570 Ubuntu 12.04

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 Precise on a Lenovo Z570, but the WiFi isn't working. I noticed that the WiFi Network is UNCLAIMED using the command sudo lshw -C network. Anybody can help? WiFi card: Intel ...
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Switching from Ubuntu Desktop to Ubuntu Tablet

I have been considering buying a Lenovo Yoga 11S (I am aware that I will have to recompile the kernel due to the wireless driver). My main concern is having a good experience in both laptop mode and ...
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Screen shuts down when trying to install or try ubuntu? [duplicate]

I bought Lenovo Y510P and I want to use Ubuntu. When I try install or try Ubuntu the screen shuts down and nothing appears. When I selected to try Ubuntu. I hear the sound of Ubuntu start yet, the ...
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Disabling Trackpad while typing does not work

I installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS on my Lenovo Thinkpad Edge 320 and the Option to disable the trackpad while typing does not work. Thank you for your help!
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Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 Builtin Webcam does not work in 12.04

I bought a Lenevo IdeaPad Y500. I erase its windows and install Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS on it. I can not use my webcam on my laptop. I check Skype and guvcview non of them can detect my webcam. The ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Installation on Lenovo U410 dual boot with Windows 8

I've just bought an Lenovo U410 and want to dual boot Ubuntu 13.04 (or the LTS, not that worried) and the included Windows 8. I've seen that previously the SSD cache/Raid arrangement of the U410 ...
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Why is the “Connect” button greyed out when entering the WiFi password for wireless networks?

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Lenovo-B-480 machine recently. I am not able to connect to wireless networks. Its detecting all the networks available, allowing me to type in the password but not ...
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No sound through TV when connected through HDMI to Lenovo desktop running Ubuntu 12.04

I know this is a common problem and I've been reading related questions, but none have helped me so far. Please help if you are able. it's been a week and still no progress on my own attempts to ...
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Do I have the correct Drivers for my machine?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Acer Aspire 7745G. It is definitely running slower than it should. Here are my machine specifications: Memory: 15.6 GiB Processor: Intel Core i7 CPU Q 720 @ ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 on a Lenovo T431s [closed]

I'm cross-posting this from the Ubuntu forums as it seems like there's some interest here in this new ultrabook. I'm extremely happy with Ubuntu on it. Ubuntu 12.04.2 on the new Lenovo Thinkpad ...
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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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how do I get wireless internet to work on a lenovo 3000 N200? [duplicate]

I've managed to get the internet to work through an ethernet lead on my new ubuntu-running laptop, but I can't get the wireless to connect. Does anyone know any techniques? I'm very, very green with ...
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Monitor blinks on and off and sometimes shuts off

I love Ubuntu and haven't even had to ask a question here but it seems the time has come that I must. The newest version, 13.04, has a lot of problems.. but this problem is one that isn't specific ...
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Touchscreen worked on “try without install” and now does not

So recently, I bought a Lenovo Ideapad z400, which has a wonderful 10-point multi-touch screen. I absolutely hate Windows 8, so I decided to try to dual boot Ubuntu. I did the installation after the ...
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Lenovo B570 Ubuntu 13.04 wireless connectivity issues

I have just recently performed a clean-install of Ubuntu on my Lenovo B570 and now I cannot connect to any wireless networks. I can see the list of networks, but I am unable to successfully connect. I ...
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Lenovo Yoga 13 Realtek wireless driver

I've recently purchased a Lenovo Yoga 13 and put Ubuntu 13.04 on it last night. I was unable to get wireless to come on and thought that I would mess around with it today. Today I have followed the ...
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Will Ubuntu 12.04 run on 128 MB of RAM [duplicate]

I have a windows xp pc it has an intel celeron CPU and its about 700 MHz a19.1 GB HDD and 128 mb of ram What's the most modern version of Ubuntu that I can run
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Lenovo G580 Ideapad - Replacing Windows 8 with Ubuntu [duplicate]

Notebook Specifications: Lenovo G580 Ideapad (Model 20150)- with Win8 CPU i3-31101M, 2.4GH, 4GB RAM, Intel HD4000 GPU I intend to completely replace Windows 8 with Ubuntu, and to avoid problems, to ...
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What is the battery life of Lenovo t431s with Ubuntu?

I realize that some of you may own a Lenovo t431s laptop. Could you please share, what is a realistic battery life that I could expect from it with web/WiFi/coding usage? I couldn't find any Linux ...
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How to modify grub.conf for Ubuntu partition

I was trying to install Ubuntu 13 on my new lenovo computer with haswell processor and nvidia G750M. I have never installed linux before and learned basic unix commands last week. I was following a ...
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Qualcomm Atheros AR8172/8176/8178 network UNCLAIMED

I installed Ubuntu OS. The following is information about the version. root@nithi-Lenovo-G400s:~# uname -a Linux nithi-Lenovo-G400s 3.5.0-23-generic #35~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 25 17:15:33 ...
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Having trouble installing ubuntu 13.04 on lenovo y500

I'm trying to dual boot ubuntu on my new lenovo y500 with windows 8. Using an external hard drive I downloaded the 64 bit version of ubuntu 13.04, and used the recommended tool to put ubuntu on to the ...
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IdeaPad Y510p and GNU/Linux

Do you know if IdeaPad Y510p is compatible with GNU/Linux? Click here for the IdeaPas Y510p! Thanks!