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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UEFI 13.04 install on Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p boots Windows instead

I am trying to install 64-bit Ubuntu 13.04 on a Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p. This machine is pre-installed with Windows 8, which I want to keep (the machine is partly a game console). I shrank the ...
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Lenovo T440s deactivate touch pad but keep mouse button function working?

the Lenovo T440s has a touchpad but no mouse buttons anymore. The mouse button functionality is replaced by hitting the touchpad stronger. I know it is possible to deactivate the touchpad. My ...
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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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How do I permanently change the brightness of the screen?

On the previous versions the default screen brightness was perfect for me but on 11.10 the default brightness is killing my eye. I have changed the brightness like this level but after restarting ...
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Lenovo t440p dual screen

Just bought a Lenovo t440p with an ultra dock, don't have nvidea bought with intel graphics. I want to use dual monitor with displayport, not including the laptops LCD. The problem that I am having ...
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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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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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where can I buy a Lenovo X220 with ubuntu preinstalled?

this link here: http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/make/Lenovo states "Pre-installed only" for the X220 leading me to believe I can buy this model with Ubuntu preinstalled. I've been unable to find ...
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Clarification: SSD Cache Hard Drive w/ intel raid

I am considering the Lenovo U410. From everything I have read [1, 2, 3, 4, 5], It seems that Ubuntu can be best installed by turning off the RAID0 configuration and doing a wipe. I have no interest ...
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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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Lenovo IdeaPad Z570 fails to boot

It is Lenovo IdeaPad Z570 notebook with FreeDOS. I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 - installation is OK, no errors. But then it just not booting the system. No errors of warnings. It seems that BIOS is ...
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Lenovo ThinkPads, brightness function keys make two steps instead of one, looking for workaround [closed]

do you know any workaround for this very long lasting bug buried somewhere in kernel or in gnome-power-manager, please? Thanks in advance. See description: ...
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ThinkPad S440 wifi and unexpected system halt

Just a few days ago I installed new wifi driver and everything seemed to work fine on Lenovo ThinkPad S440. But now I experience a problem with wifi: the speed slows down to zero that no page could ...
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constant buzzing noise from speaker when headphones are plugged in Ubuntu 13.04

I'm using Lenovo Y410p. After I plug in the headphones, there's constant buzzing noise from speaker. If I unplug them, the noise disappears. If I disable "Auto-Mute Mode" through alsamixer, the ...
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How do I load the tp_smapi kernel module on a Lenovo Easypad?

I own a Lenovo EasyPad Z580 running Ubuntu and I'd like to manage more of the power management (battery). I found answers in this question about battery management on Lenovo systems: How can I limit ...
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Has anyone successfully installed ubuntu on a Lenovo Y410P

I see lots of posts on here about folks having major issues with installing Ubuntu on a Lenovo Y410P. Has anyone successfully installed Ubuntu with no major issues?
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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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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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Install Ubuntu on ThinkPad, recovery section must remain intact

I want to install Ubuntu on a Lenovo ThinkPad T500 that I've got. However, due to some licensing and warranty issues, the recovery section on the disk (the one that enables the "ThinkVantage" button) ...
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disable prtscr+alt gr+e , accidentally killing session

when i press the key combination: altr gr + prtscr + e my session gets killed, either x or a tty. i discovered this by (repeated) accident... this was not an issue for me before. my current laptop ...
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WiFi is not enabled in Network Manager with a BCM4313

Help please. Put it on the computer ubuntu 11.10 64bit. Used the response in the topic WiFi does not work, Broadcom STA Wireless driver does not work on a BCM4313 but this does not help. Computer ...
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Display not detected on a Thinkpad T420 [closed]

I just upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10 Everything is working except display is listed as "unknown" with max resolution of 1024x786. Does not give option to go higher. Laptop is a late model T420 with ...
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Unable to use built-in mic on Lenovo Thinkpad x300 due to regression bug from 1 year ago [closed]

I'm using a LiveUSB of Ubuntu 10.10 to see if this bug I reported in Aug 2009 has been fixed. Sadly, it seems like it has not. This is what I did to test: I booted with a Ubuntu 10.10 LiveUSB, I ...
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Middle Button on ThinkPad Not Working with 10.10 update

I have a lenovo thinkpad and the center scrolling button isn't working with the trackpoint anymore... it worked in prior versions of Ubuntu with GPointing Device Settings, but not with 10.10. Now, it ...
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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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Wireless only semi-working with Lenovo Ideapad S10-3t netbook (driver Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN Controller)

Wi-fi in this laptop was working perfectly with 11.10 version of Ubuntu. Now, with 12.04.2 or 13.04 it only works with some networks. It works with WEP but I haven't been able to make it work with ...
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Cannot change brightness on my laptop (Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E535)

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop but I am frustrated by not being able to increase or decrease the screen brightness by using neither the keyboard controls nor the brightness slider in ...
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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 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 ...
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Getting the right ATI Drivers for 6370m [closed]

Just bought a Lenovo G570 with a Radeon 6370m video card. Tried both drivers recommended under "additional drivers". The first driver failed. Sorry, installation of this driver failed. Please have ...
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defining and activating my wifi for lenovo b5400 for noob

i'm really new to ubuntu and really excited about it. i've bought a lenovo b5400 and installed 12.04 version of ubuntu. checked several forums and could not find the answer for: how to activate my ...
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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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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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Lenovo L430 malefunction brightness control 13.04

I use a Lenovo L430. Unfortunately after updating to 13.04 the brightness control does not work any more. Hitting Fn + F8/F9 the popup appears but it is changing only one step but the brightness ...
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problem with ubuntu startup

Sometimes my Ubuntu gets stuck with purple screen, and the only way to get out of that is a reboot. I have enabled verbose mode in grub2, but I see nothing on the screen. Or sometimes in low ...
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lenovo b570e release recommendation

I'm wondering what release is more stable in terms of hardware drivers support for a Lenovo B570e , 12.10 or 12.04 ? I have a 64 bit system but I see on the website the recommended version is ...
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UEFI Boot Failure - Hang after Printing USB Information [closed]

I'm experiencing a really weird boot problem. With both 12.10 and 12.04LTS, the vast majority of kernels (and initrds) that I've tried boot, but hang immediately after printing out information about ...
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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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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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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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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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VGA not detected on a Lenovo T420

I have problem with a VGA driver that is not detected on my Lenovo T420 with Ubuntu. 10.04 Output of lshw: *-display UNCLAIMED description: VGA compatible controller ...
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Lenovo L520 HD 3000 driver problem [closed]

I bought a Lenovo L520 with Intel HD 3000 Graphics. I installed Ubuntu 11.04 latest release. When i start up the laptop by default I get the start sound and then I see vertical colored lines ...
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How can I resolve the disabled Bluetooth on resume/power issue on Lenovo laptops?

After you install Ubuntu on a Lenovo laptop the Bluetooth will be disabled after reboot or resume. The only workaround for this issue is to load factory default from the BIOS but this is not ...
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Wireless disabled by hardware switch Lenovo Y40

I recently got a lenovo Y40 laptop and after i installed ubuntu 14.04 (also in the live usb) Wireless doesn't work. It says that it is disabled by hardware switch, however the hardware switch doesnt ...
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bumblebee and lenovo: OS crash after (unsuccesful) installation

I have been struggling for some days now, and unfortunately not solved the problem: I am trying to install Bumblebee on Ubuntu (both 12.04 and 13.10) with a Lenovo T440p with hybrid graphic cards ...
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map sysrq to a key other than AltrGr+prtscr

the keyboard layout on my laptop (lenovo x230 or t430s) makes it too easy to trigger magic sysrq, since AltGr and prtscr keys are right beside each other. i've disabled magic sysrq because i'd often ...
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Lenovo G510 with 12.04 LTS issues

I have a few problems with my recently purchased notebook lenovo G510 and as a beginner I do not know how to solve those problems. to the point: my AMD Radeon graphic is not worknig at all and the ...
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Touchpad not supporting after installing Ubuntu 13.10

I have a Lenovo 3430 3000 model laptop. USB mouse is supported by Ubuntu, but my touchpad is not supported. For Windows, I had to install Synaptics driver software to fully support touchpad. Is there ...
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Change resolution on Lenovo B590 to 1600x900, Ubuntu 12.04LTS permenently?

Using Lenovo B590 my max res in Displays is currently 1366x768. im trying to change it to 1600x900. i tried following this guide: ...