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 14.04 - New install on Lenovo M30-70 does not see USB sticks, mouse does not work

After new install of Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo M30-70 the computer does not see any USB sticks. Also USB mouse does not connect properly. I have to connect the mouse to a turned off computer and than ...
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Ubuntu upgrades break ethernet connection

After performing updates on my newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo T440p, the ethernet connection stops working. I now have no way to connect it to the internet (wi-fi never worked. I was ...
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What is EFI v2.31 Lenovo? Where do I find it?

At http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/hardware/201307-13930/ the bios version it says is certified is EFI v2.31 Lenovo But the latest UEFI version available from Lenovo's website is 2.25 How do I ...
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How do I use the fingerprint sensor for lenovo b40-70 laptops?

Does anyone know how to use the fingerprint scanner for ubuntu 12.04. My Laptop is lenovo B40-70 Thank You
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Cannot get a 2160p (4K) display to work

I have a lenovo X1 carbon laptop, and an external display (Philips 288P6) attached to the DisplayPort of it. The monitor can do 3840x2160 resolution, as demonstrated by the Windows 8.1 that ships with ...
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Wifi not working after suspend

I have notebook Lenovo Z500, his wireless hw: Centrino Wireless-N 2230 (vendor - Intel). When I close the lid notebook suspends and when it is woken up wifi is disabled and there is no way to enable ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Lenovo Ultrabook Touchpad Drag not working

Suddenly I'm unable to drag and drop with the touchpad on my Lenovo U410. All the other features such as scroll, right click (two finger tap) and left click work. I'm using ubuntu 14.04 I tried ...
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Lenovo G510 Bluetooth and Usb doesn't work properly

I installed Ubuntu 14.0.1 on My laptop Lenovo G510. Processor 4x Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200M CPU @ 2.50GHz Memory 8091MB (797MB used) Operating System Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Kernel Linux ...
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Enable touchscreen on Lenovo Yoga 11s Ubuntu 14.04

Hey I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Yoga 11s (Ivybridge), when I first ran the installation, the touch pad didn't work but the touchscreen did, I foolishly tried to install to an SD Card ...
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lenovo power management application

i'm considering migrating to Ubuntu from windows 8 everything is fine and ready but i have one problem and if i can't do anything about it i should stick with windows :cry: i have a lenovo z510 ...
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No wifi with Lenovo E540

Hei, I have the same problem as in No wifi connection on Ubuntu 13.10, but can't comment on it because of missing reputations (I'm new to the forum). That's why I open a new question. I tried to use ...
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Lenovo touchscreen on C440

I have a Lenovo C440 all-in-one PC. I just installed Ubuntu on it and have everything setup and working pefectly. The only thing that never worked is the touchscreen. I have ready many different ...
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lenovo e540 RTL8723be wifi not working

I'm really struggling to have working wifi on my laptop lenovo E540. I googled about my network card using ubuntu, but nothing solved my problem. First of all, I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit. I ...
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Delete tp-trackpoint-elantech

I installed Ubuntu on my Lenovo T440 and not everything was working fine with the plain installation. So I used the official lenovo wiki to install all drivers. After I installed ...
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Sometimes left mouse button acting like right, and coursor moving without input

After some recent updates (beginning of last week or so) two problem appeared. I try to find solution or determine if i should rapport it as a bug. I'am by no means Linux expert, so any help with ...
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Lenovo L530 - trackpoint problem

As stated on: http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/hardware/201201-10388/ So I just bought this Lenovo L530, and I installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit On the link there is also information: The ...
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Wifi Hardware Blocked on Lenovo G50-30 [closed]

I own a Lenovo G50-30 with Ubuntu 14.04 (x32). I have a problem with my wifi. When I tried: sudo rfkill list get Result as, 0: ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard ...
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Lenovo T410 Trackpad Issues

I recently bought a used Lenovo T410 specifically to try Ubuntu but I'm having really frustrating problems with the trackpad. It seems to randomly lose the ability to click with any of the buttons or ...
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Ubuntu for lenovo tablets? [duplicate]

Can I install Ubuntu on a Lenovo A7 3500? If it couldn't be, which tablet would any one advice me to get for Ubuntu?
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Just re-installed Ubuntu 14.04, unstable wireless connection, Lenovo ThinkPad X200

I re-installed Ubuntu 14.04 as I was having problems with unstable wireless connection... Following re-installation I am having the same problem: connection randomly dropping out, then ...
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touchpad troubles after last ubuntu system update

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Z710 laptop and I installed ubuntu 14.04 on it a few months back. Everything worked great. Since the last update though my touchpad mouse has some trouble and it seems as if ...
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Changing the brightness on the Lenovo T410

I can't change the brightness on my lenovo T410 laptop. I tried changing it from the system settings and using fn+Home, but both didn't work.
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Is there anywhere where I can get Ubuntu installed for me? [closed]

I have tried for days to install Ubuntu on my lenovo ideapad z510 and I feel like giving up. I really feel like I will like Ubuntu, but for some reason I always have some king of problem. I really ...
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How to install on Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15D

i would like to know how to instsll install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15 D that have Windows 8 based on UEFI firmwares and have hidden partitions for recovery, so i saw a lot of YouTube ...
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X1 Carbon functions keys does not work in Gnome 3

I have Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome edition on my 2nd Gen Thinkpad X1 Carbon, and the function key does not work on switching different modes (its the F keys all the time). I have read about that problem and ...
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Lenovo Y500 webcam not detected in ubuntu

The in-built webcam is not being detected in Ubuntu 14.04 and now even in Windows(Dual Boot). I am using a Lenovo Ideapad , model Y500. Ubuntu packages are up-to-date. Cheese shows "No device found". ...
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Nvidia GeForce GT 650M Drivers for Ubuntu on Lenovo Y500 [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu. I have used it and installed it on an old pc for my family which works wonderfully even playing SimCity 2013 through wine. I am looking to switch my Lenovo Y500 to Ubuntu. ...
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How to enable keyboard when yoga pad 2 is folded as a tablet?

I have a Yoga Pad 2 Pro, and when I'm using it's HDMI port to output to a larger display, I don't really have any usage for the laptop's display, so I thought I could turn the display off and fold it ...
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How to install a fingerprint reader on Lenovo ThinkPad with ubuntu 14.04

I have a Lenovo-ThinkPad which came with a fingerprint reader, I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I have no idea how to enable it. I already tried: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fingerprint/fingerprint-gui ...
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Very small everything on my monitor - Lenovo Yoga 2 pro

I've tried this:" To make permanent (and also nicer, xrandr scaling doesn’t look good), create a file /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-monitor.conf with this content: Section "Monitor" Identifier "eDP1" ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad N580 - Screen ALWAYS Shaking/Flickering

The screen flickering all began a few weeks after installing Ubuntu 13.10, and (unrelated to this specific problem) the laptop wouldn't upgrade to 14.04 through the usual way. Recently, though, I ...
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Laptop doesn't suspend

My laptop is Lenova T530 and I use Ubuntu 13.10. When I try to suspend the laptop (either by selecting suspend from the menu or by closing the lid), it doesn't suspend. It appears that it's trying to ...
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Installed Ubuntu and now my Windows 8 installation is no longer recognized?

I installed the latest version of Ubuntu last night on my Lenovo T440s and Ubuntu runs perfectly. In fact, the only reason I need to get back onto Windows is for my files, but now Windows 8 does not ...
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Brightness Problem

I have a lenovo z570 laptop. I have currently switched to Ubuntu 14.04. I am unable to control the brightness and it is always set to high. Please help. I have searched for the problem but none of ...
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Buetooth problem on 14.04 LTS. The switch button does nothing

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS over Windows7 on a Lenovo laptop G580. I have integrated bluetooth adapter and it worked very well on windows, but now, I can use my wireless mouse and keyboard, but ...
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Cannot change screen refresh rate

Here is my xrandr output: Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 1920 x 1080, maximum 16384 x 16384 VGA-0 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) HDMI-0 disconnected (normal left inverted ...
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Lenovo B480 Laptop

I have successfully installed Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit OS on Lenovo B480 Processor. But, presently, I am having "finger-print" reader configuration error. As suggested, I have followed below documentation ...
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Wifi Not Working On Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo G 50-30

I am facing problem to enable wifi on my Lenovo G50-30 Below are the command out put please help me out lspci | grep -i wireless 02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. ...
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Installation of Ubuntu on Lenovo B480 Laptop

I have Lenovo B480 Laptop, a year old, having Windows 7 64 bit installed. Now, I want to install ubuntu desktop on it. So, would like to know whether my laptop hardware is having 100% compatibility ...
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Error 1962 : No operating system found after installing 14.04.1 Server amd64 on Lenovo ThinkCentre M81

I got "Error 1962 : No operating system found" after installing 14.04.1 Server amd64 on Lenovo ThinkCentre M81. Firstly, The installation is finished successfully and Ubuntu prompts me to pull out of ...
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Cannot boot into the bootable USB stick on Lenovo G470

I want to help my sister to move from Windows 7 to Linux Ubuntu 14.04.1. When I boot the computer into the bootable USB stick, it just show me : ------------------------------------------------↓ ...
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Experience with Ubuntu 14.04 on Yoga 2 Pro [duplicate]

Can someone who has installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro and is using it, tell me his or her impressions of work? Thank you :)
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Webcam issues on Lenovo Ideapad Y510 (Ubuntu 14.04)

Skype an Google Hangouts seem to be unable to use my build-in webcam on IdeaPad Y510. In Skype it just does not show me the option to start video conversation. But when I am going to Skype -> Options ...
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Ubuntu Desktop certified hardware for Lenovo Laptop “G50-70 Intel Core i3 4010U”

I have bought a Lenovo Laptop "G50-70 Intel Core i3 4010U" with pre-installed Windows 8. I would like to install Linux but I can't find the software for my laptop here, which one is the most ...
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ALPS touchpad detected as PS/2, corrected with psmouse-dkms-alpsv7 but reset after reboot

Hope someone can help me a little with this problem. I have a Lenovo Ideapad Z510, with a ALPS touchpad. And OS = Kubuntu 14.04 (Windows 8.1 alongside with it) The touchpad is detected as an PS/2 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04,NVIDIA Corporation GF108M [NVS 5400M] laptop monitor problem

I am having a problem with making the laptop monitor work with the latest ubuntu. I am using optimus on lenovo t430 at the moment and when I try to activate the laptop monitor I get an extended ...
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Closing a laptop top and keeping ubuntu running

I have a Lenovo Edge E130 and a problem with Ubuntu 14.04. If I close the top the OS is sent to sleep mode. I would like to keep Ubuntu running. What exactly is the cause of this behavior?
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How do I enable right click on a Lenovo Z580?

Right click doesn't work with Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo Z580. One can work around this using a two-finger click, but its pretty annoying.
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Problem with AMD HD Radeon 8570M Graphics Card [closed]

I Have a Lenovo Essential G505s. I Have tried various linux distros but my graphics card seems to have very less support for linux distros. I have an AMD HD Radeon 8650G (int) / AMD HD Radeon 8570M ...
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Internet connection problem - Broadcom + Lenovo Ideapad + Ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to Linux/Ubuntu, and I'd like some help with setting up wifi with it. I have a broadcom wireless router (Broadcom Corporation BCM4312). This is the config: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet ...