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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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 ...
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Two SSD in Thinkpad W520 and Internal RAID - Not Enabled

Looking for some suggestions: I have bought a Lenovo Thinkpad W520 with a SSD of 160 GB. windows 7 came as a default OS. My Storage subsystem has "Internal RAID Not Enabled". I want to replace my ...
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Live USB not booting in Lenovo IdeaPad Z570

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Z570 with most recent BIOS version. I created a USB stick to book Ubuntu from but the IdeaPad does not list/show the stick when I want to select it for booting? I did try all ...
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Intel Centrino Wireless N 1000 doesn't work on a Lenovo Z560

I upgraded my Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10 and my Wifi has stopped working. I have a Lenovo Z560 that has Intel centrino wireless-N 1000. I have searched various threads having similar problems for a ...
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Lenovo Y460 heats up with Ubuntu 11.10

I'm new with Ubuntu and I'm enjoying my experience with Ubuntu 11.10 on my Lenovo ideapad Y460. I'm dual booting Ubuntu with Windows 7 64 bit. It's great using Ubuntu, however I noticed that my laptop ...
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Lenovo V570 CPU fan running constantly, CPU core 1 running over 90%!

I have seen that a lot of people are having this same issue. I am running a Lenovo V570 i5 4 core, 6 gigs of ram, and am running 11.10 Onieric Ocelot. On my system monitor graph it shows CPU at 20%, ...
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how to drive a 1080p monitor from a lenovo thinkpad T60?

Just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on the thinkpad. It is in its base that has a displayport output which I route through an adaptor through to the HDMI input of my 1080p TV/monitor.
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Wireless not enabled at start up on Lenovo X121e with Xubuntu

My wireless works fine when it IS enabled. But it needs to be enabled at every startup, rather than just being automatically enabled from the beginning of the session. I'm running a Lenovo X121e, and ...
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Nvidia 555M driver installation problem with a Lenovo Y570

I am trying to install the Nvidia 555M driver on my Lenovo Y570. I've tried all the advises here and other sites but I couldn't solve the problem. I downloaded the graphics card driver from the ...
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No Audio or Video on Lenovo ThinkPad T410

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Lenovo ThinkPad T410. The inbuilt webcam is not displaying any video using Cheese. Also I have no sound at all when playing video or audio. When the ubuntuOS ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad S10e no audio Ubuntu 11.10 installed [closed]

After installing Via USB thumbdrive, Ubuntu 11.10 installed with near perfection. The only thing that doesn't work is the audio. After running aplay -l I get no sound card as a response. Can ...
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Bluetooth won't pair Xubuntu 11.10

I'm running a Lenovo Thinkcentre M55e running Xubuntu 11.10, I bought a bluetooth adapter dongle. Inserted dongle into USB and it recognizes it but it won't ' Pair " with my phone. I used this same ...
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Why is my laptop getting hot using Ubuntu

I switched from Win7 to Ubuntu and found that my laptop is getting too hot. (very hot). When I was using Win7, it was very nice, cool. Why this is happening and how do I fix it. details: Lenovo ...
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Lenovo OneKey Recovery System on Ubuntu

I am always confused whether to use Ubuntu/Win. This time as my HDD had some factory problems, Lenovo replace it for free. So, I have a fresh new HDD on which I would like to use Ubuntu (I did have ...
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touchpad not working on lenovo u400 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I enable my synaptics trackpad? I just got Lenovo u400 laptop and promptly installed ubuntu 11.10. I got the wifi card working no problem by following some other ...
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Laptop SIM card slot not recognized

My laptop, Lenovo T520 has a Sim Card Slot that can be revealed when removing the battery. I have a 3G USB dongle with a SIM card that works fine, however I would like to take advantage of the ...
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Are there drivers for Intel GMA 4500 integrated graphics for 64-bit Ubuntu 11.10?

I use the Lenovo N500 notebook and I installed on it 64-bit Ubuntu 11.10. All components except the Ubuntu recognized the graphics and they appear bugs when playing Flash games. Do 64-bit Ubuntu 11.10 ...
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How can I recover Bluetooth on my Lenovo S10-3 laptop?

I have a Lenovo S10-3 laptop. Since approximately two weeks ago, Bluetooth is not working anymore. I don't see any icon or notification in the device manager. I checked my BIOS settings too, and ...
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Cannot change screen brightness on my lenovo z 570?

I am not able to change the screen brightness on lenovo z570. Even the function keys for the brightness are also not working. Any idea ?
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Levono b570 can't enable wlan [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Lenovo b570 Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 wireless doesn't work I´ve got the following problem on my new notebook: I installed Ubuntu 11.10 and I can not enable ...
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Cannot enable wireless on an Intel WifiLink 1000 on an Lenovo Ideapad z570

I am using the ubuntu 11.10 on lenovo ideapad z570. My wireless internet is not working. I have ensure that wireless switch is on. Windows 7, wireless works great.However ubuntu 11.10 is not allowing ...
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Ubuntu Oneiric suddenly beeps constantly

I have no idea what happened but sound just broke down on my Lenovo e420s with an intel sound card. All of a sudden there is a constant beep that I can only shut off by muting the computer completely. ...
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How to get a stable WLAN-connection with a Lenovo x121e?

I have permament problem when using WLAN with my Lenovo ThinkPad x121e. The wireless network adapter in use is this one: lspci: 01:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. ...
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bluetooth fails to get enabled; Unknown symbol security_sk_clone (err 0) in dmesg

$ uname -a Linux ubuntu1110 3.0.0-14-generic-pae #23-Ubuntu SMP Mon Nov 21 22:07:10 UTC 2011 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux laptop model: Lenovo W520 upon trying to enable bluetooth, the led turns on ...
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How can I enable switchable graphics in my Lenovo G770 laptop?

Previously I asked about the same problem in Ubuntu 11.04 with messed up drivers, but now I completely reinstalled system and updated it to latest 11.10. Last time, I tried using various drivers for ...
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can't run or install Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition

Before this I had run ubuntu 10.04 netbook edition on my Lenovo s10-3c but I just figure out ubuntu 10.10 is a newes ubuntu for netbook.So I just download the ISO Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition.But here ...
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Why does my screen not return to full brightness when waking a Lenovo B570 from sleep mode?

I have a Lenovo B570 laptop and have Ubuntu 11.10 installed. My problem is that when the screen is turned off through inactivity (set at 10 minutes in the settings), it is very difficult to reawaken ...
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How do I get my Lenovo T61 to connect to a wireless network?

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T61 and the wireless works just fine so I installed Ubuntu straight away only to find that the wireless will not connect, it will see the networks but just not connect. Has ...
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Whole computer locks up when on docking station using wireless [closed]

I have a Lenovo T410 laptop running Ubuntu 11.10. At the office, I have it on a (Lenovo) docking station to which is attached an external monitor, keyboard, mouse, and external hard drive. I don't ...
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Random Shutdowns

I've installed Ubuntu on a USB thumbdrive, to be used to backup (image) and partition a harddisk. I'm currently stuck at the backup-phase of my plan, because Ubuntu keeps shutting down. From my ...
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Lenovo T60P with 4GB of RAM, Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10 only see 3GB

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad T60P with 4GB of memory (BIOS sees all 4GB RAM). I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10 and both are only recognizing 3GB RAM. Please advise. Thanks. Updates Used 32bit ...
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How do I prevent my computer from going straight to Windows?

I bought a Lenovo B570 laptop today, and one of the first things I did was burn an Oneiric LiveCD and install it. This was more trouble than I expected. It didn't automatically load to the CD when I ...