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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unstable wifi on Lenovo z50-70 (Ubuntu 15.04)

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 on Lenovo Z50-70. My wifi is unstable, it gets disconnect again and again and asks for password. NOTE: the password I input is correct and other users on windows dont have any ...
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How to remap Back and Forward key on a Lenovo ThinkPad T420?

I used to have a Lenovo N500, in this laptop the PgUp and PgDn keys are next to the Up/Down/Left/Right keys. Now I have a Lenovo T420 and the keys next to Up/Down/Left/Right are Back and Forward. I ...
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Deleted all zmlinux's from /boot. Can't boot into anything now

I recently deleted all my vmlinux's in /boot for some reason (a bad misunderstanding between vmware and vmlinux...). Now I can't boot into any other OS's. For some reason I can boot into my ...
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Please, find a Decent Audio Driver for Lenovo Y50-70 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (has JBL Speakers, but Linux unable to use max potential)

I'm used to the sound my laptop produces when it's running on Windows. Ubuntu has Volume Exceed, which just horribly distorts the Audio. Audio works perfectly in Windows. Please tell me how to utilize ...
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Ubuntu is always crashing

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside with Windows 8.1 but it's always hanging and I can't finish any work. :(. These are the typical things I'm doing with my Ubuntu. Coding using PHPStorm Debugging ...
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Sound problem with ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo's Thinkpad Edge E540

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Thinkpad Edge E540 laptop. I have problem with sound. When I play music, the sound is too noisy (before I install Ubuntu, I had Windows 7 on my laptop and sound ...
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Battery drains very fast on Ubuntu

I have a Lenovo Z50-70 Laptop with dual boot between Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The battery lasts for about 6 hours on Windows but lasts only 2.5 hrs or less on Ubuntu. Since the difference is ...
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Lenovo G50 wireless with Atheros wifi

I have a brand new Lenovo G50 and am unable to get the Atheros wireless to go. I've installed the ideapad-laptop package: add-apt-repository ppa:hanipouspilot/ideapad-laptop apt-get update rm ...
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Enable bluetooth on lenovo ideapad y480

I've search every crevice of the internet and can still not find how to enable bluetooh on my Lenovo ideapad Y480, rfkill list returns 'no' on all lsusb suggests a bluetooh adapter is not found: ...
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Need plan for fixing multiple aggravations on 14.4 LTS on Lenovo S21e netbook

I am asking for pointers to the orderly way to define and fix "wrong driver" problems. In particular, where can I read extended dpkg instructions so I can try drivers and restore the old drivers if ...
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My Laptop automatically disconnects from wifi

My laptop is running Ubuntu 14.04. It automatically disconnects from wifi after 4-5 minutes. After that it refuses to reconnect. I then turn off and on the wifi of the laptop from the hardware key. ...
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Enabling two finger scrolling in Ubuntu gnome 14.04

How to enable two finger scrolling in Ubuntu gnome 14.04 . The feature is seen enabled in dconf Editor, but it is not working. Also there is no option for scrolling in the mouse and touchpad settings. ...
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UEFI or Legacy? Which is advised and why?

While I know some facts about UEFI and Legacy and basic differences between them, like UEFI allowing for faster booting (I've checked this question already, but it doesn't answer mine), I have a bit ...
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How can I connect my Lenovo s850 with Ubuntu 14.4?

I just bought Lenovo S850 smartphone and it contains only the executable file for windows OS in order to connect the phone with the computer. Any advice? Thanks!
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Can I install ubuntu touch on LENOVO A8 A5500 tablet? [duplicate]

I want to install ubuntu on my tablet lenovo a8 a5500, but when i type "adb reboot bootloader" the tablet stuck in fast mode with no response. How should I proceed to unlock it and install ubuntu on ...
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Integrated Camera of Lenovo g500 not detected

I have recently installed UBUNTU 14.04 LTS on my Lenovo G500 Laptop. Installed Skype into it. But can't video chat as the camera is not being detected. please help me to resolve this camera issue. ...
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Problem with unlocking my lenovo tablet [duplicate]

I have a problem with my tablet that I bought recetly. I'm not a fan of Android so I wanted to run it with Ubuntu OS. I followed every step in this page. But exactly when I try to unlock the device ...
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How to enable multitouch for touchpad and touchscreen on ThinkPad X1 Carbon 3rd gen?

How to enable multitouch for touchpad and touchscreen? I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet on a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 3rd gen (Touch) 2015. What does work: Fn+ buttons works out of the box – ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 on Lenovo Yoga 3 14

I'm considering buying the Lenovo Yoga 3 14" because it is convertible and has a GPU Nvidia GT940M. Has anyone have encountered any issue with Ubuntu ? I haven't seen any question here about it but ...
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How to remap fn + ESC key to ESC key in Lenovo Yoga 3

I've managed to switch fn keys to behave like function keys in the Lenovo Yoga. However, this causes the ESC key to be found to Fn + ESC instead. Is there a way to switch / remap it back to ESC ...
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Switchable Graphics not working on lenovo g50s A8-4500m with Ubuntu 14.04

Switchable Graphics not working on lenovo g505s with Ubuntu 14.04 only sow Radeon HD 7640G second graphics card its ATI Radeon HD 8570 2GB
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laptop with ubuntu 14.04 overheating

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Y580, I' have 2 graphic cards, nvidia and intel, I have noticed it's overheating a lot. Following some tutorial I removed bumbelbee and tried to install nvidia-prime ...
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Hardware check for new laptop

I purchased a used laptop (Lenovo Z710 Intel i7-4710MQ 2.50GHz 16GB Ram 1TB SSHD NVIDIA 840M WIN 8.1 Laptop) It is not a touch screen and does have a backlit keyboard. My question: Is there a site ...
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Qualcomm Atheros wifi not working in Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS in LENOVO B40-80

I have Lenovo B40-80 with default Windows 8.1 installed. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 but WIFI is not working. I have also executed the wireless info script from this link. Output of this script ...
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No microphone input Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Lenovo T420

I was trying to do some recordings with my new jack splitter. It's a Y cable with a 3.5mm 4 segment male jack, connecting to the computer port, and two female 3.5mm sockets, one for headphones ...
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Internal mic is not working on my lenovo b50 series laptop with ubuntu 14.04

Internal microphone of my laptop is not working whereas when I connect earphones with mic, it works fine. I have Ubuntu 14.04 on lenovo b50 series laptop. As per suggetion Internal microphone not ...
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screen brightness on X1 carbon gen 3 wont change

I just installed ubuntu on a new x1 carbon gen 3. Its a great machine but i cant seem to change the screen brightness. when i hit the buttons i get the little on screen notification, but it seems to ...
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Lenovo M90z: No Sound after reloading Alsa (“Dummy Output”)

I have a problem which seems to be rather common, but I have not been able to solve: I recently used the command alsa force-reload (though not quite sure why) on my Lenovo ThinkCentre M90z which is ...
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Lenovo USB 3.0 to DVI/VGA monitor adapter ubuntu 14.04

I just brought an extra screen and found that I had no spare slots for it. So of course I went out and got a USB to DVI/VGA adapter In the crate a cd with an exe file on it followed. Now i have ...
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I'm not able to boot to Windows after installing Ubuntu 14.10

I have Lenovo G50 laptop and I installed ubuntu to my system in different drive. When the grub comes and clicks on "Windows" I get an error message which tells that "The current hardware and software ...
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Change printscreen key to options key

Lenovo l440 has a pretty stupid key design, where options key(emulates a right click) is gone and we have a printscreen key in its place. Is there a way to get options key function on prtsc key ?
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Same image on two external displays with a Lenovo T550 and a docking station

I have a Lenovo T550 without NVIDIA graphics (only an Intel Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics). This works fine with the internal display. Now I want to attach two external monitors to the docking ...
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I have a trouble with my wifi

i have a laptop lenovo g50 my distro is ubuntuu 14.04 trusty thar i can't connect with wifi my English is bad sorry
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Lenovo B5400 display switch device doesn't work Fn+F3

I have a laptop Lenovo B5400 since half a year with Kubuntu 14.04 installed. I hadn't have any serious problems until connecting the laptop to an external display. Now it works only with an external ...
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No connection / sporatic connection with Intel 3160 Wireless, Lenovo Y50, Ubuntu 15.04

I recently bought a Lenovo Y50-70 laptop, and while Ubuntu has mostly been running well I've had issues with the wireless. Wifi will connect perfectly fine, and it will usually be able to load ...
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Ubuntu Wi-Fi Not Working On Lenovo Z70 Ideapad Fresh 15.04 Install

I just unpackaged my Lenovo Z70 Idea Pad Laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04.2. Everything seemed fine on it, but I am unable to connect to the internet via WiFi. A lot of stuff that I have found on ...
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WiFi still not working on Lenovo G50-30 after execution of blacklist & ppa:hanipouspilot

I'm trying for 2 days to get my WiFi connection working on the Lenovo G50-30. In different forums in French, English and German, I found several commands for the WiFi: sudo modprobe -r ideapad-laptop ...
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increasing and frequent problems with my Lenovo T440s

I have a Lenovo T440s and ever since I got it a year ago and installed Ubuntu on it (first 12 LTS, then 14), I have only experienced problems upon problems. Here is a list of all my threads, just to ...
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Wifi not working Lenovo Yoga 13 Ubuntu 15.04

I recently installed Ubuntu onto my Yoga 13. Please excuse me because my skill with Linux is limited. When I opened it up, a wireless network icon doesn't show up in the upper right hand corner. I ...
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Lenovo g510 laptop Ubuntu 14.04 LTS no AMD Radeon card detected

I've got a Lenovo G510 laptop and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on it and when I run lspci | grep VGA it only shows the Intel integrated graphics card, but no information about the AMD Radeon card at ...
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Touchpad scroll not working in Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 15

I recently bought the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 15 (2015 edition). I dual booted Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside pre-installed Windows 8.1. Everything works great except the touch pad scroll. I want to make ...
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15.04 wifi connected but internet constantly stops

I'm running 15.04 on a Lenovo Yoga and the wifi will connect but every few minutes web pages stop loading and I realize that the internet doesn't work until I disconnect the wifi and connect again. ...
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Making screen brightness change smoother

I am using Ubuntu 14.04LTS on Lenovo G580. The Function key is working fine for brightness change, but I want to make the change smoother, i.e. reduce the step change in brightness per key press. Any ...
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Script display settings: xrandr

Edit: I would really like to be apply my display settings (currently managed with xrandr) on an automated basis after plugging in my display. I assumed this could be done with a Bash script, however I ...
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Ubuntu-14.04LTS update error some ubuntu restrictions

I have installed ubuntu-14.04LTS through boot able usb. But when I am updating ubuntu using below command, sudo apt-get update I am getting bellow errors, Please any one tell me what is the problem ...
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How to install kubuntu on Lenovo thinkpad e555

I have been trying to install Kubuntu 15.04 on Lenovo ThinkPad E555. I have created /, /home and /boot partition but as soon as I install it, it doesn't show up on boot screen (it only shows Windows ...
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lenovo ideapad z710 no sound ubuntu 15.04

I decided to install Ubuntu 15.04 on my Lenovo ideapad z710 laptop. Im using a dual-boot configuration with Windows 8.1 alongside Ubuntu 15.04. When I go into Windows, i have no problems with sound. ...
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Realtek RTL8723BE junk NIC Problems on Lenovo G50-30

Realtek RTL8723BE NIC loses internet availability while connected. It works for a short period of time. A lot of other people reported this even after driver installation.... The same problems ...
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Lenovo z50-70, keyboard and touchpad not working at all

Ubuntu 14.04, 15.04. Working fine in GRUB, in BOIS. After system is boot - keyboard and touchpad not working. I can work only with usb keyboard and mouse. Can somebody get advice about problem?
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BUG: soft lockup - CPU#2 stuck for 23s!

EDIT: I've changed the title from 'Ubuntu Freeze // Lenovo T440' to what I believe is the actual bug. Hopefully this will generate more answers. EDIT 2: Bizarrely, this freeze only occurs when the ...