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 freezes after connecting HDMI

Just after connecting the HDMI cable, my screen freezes for about 20 seconds, after which it works normally. Doesn't happen when I plug out. The second monitor works fine, recognizes both mirrored and ...
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Can't boot from USB after bundled install

On a carbon X1, I attempted to install 15.10 via usb boot disk. The install progressed until it came to a solid purple screen. On reboot, I now see this Not panicing myself (pun intended), it ...
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bluetooth is disabled on my ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

hello please help guys i cant enable blue tooth in my laptop user@spider-king:~$ lspci -knn | grep Net -A2; lsusb; uname -a 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 ...
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X1 Carbon 3rd Gen - Ambient Light Sensor

I'm wondering if anyone made ALS (Ambient Light Sensor) work in Ubuntu/Mint. I can see some work was done for IdeaPad and HP's ALS, but cannot find anything useful for X1 Carbon 3rd Gen. I assume main ...
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Unable to change brightness in a Lenovo z500 laptop with Ubuntu 15.10

Brightness adjustment keys have no effect (although they are recognized by the environment), and I can't change the brightness using GUI tools as well. In Windows 10 i had the same problem and after ...
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Mini Displayport not carrying audio using an HDMI adapter on a Thinkpad X250

My new Lenovo Thinkpad X250 has a Mini-Displayport as a digital audio-video output: I use to connect it to a TV using a Lenovo HDMI adapter. Although, audio is not shared. With respect to other ...
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I cant connect internet with wifi

I built Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo e430 laptop. Firstly I was having a problem about internet speed while connecting with wifi. I found some solutions on internet and while I was trying to fixed this ...
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How to turn off keyboard backlight if keyboard is broken?

My keyboard had the backlight on when it stopped working (due to spillage) and now I can't use the Fn + space to shut it off. Are there any commands or settings I can use without using the laptop ...
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How do I get the fingerprint reader to work on a Lenovo W550s laptop?

OK so I have a Lenovo W550s laptop with Ubuntu installed (14.04LTS), on my laptop there is a fingerprint reader for login on windows. I would really appreciate if any of you guys could help me use ...
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Grub disappear on Lenovo E531

Hi and Happy New Year. I have the following problem. My Lenovo E531 have dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. The problem is, that grub just disappear. I install Ubuntu normally and use it normally. ...
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Lenovo G580 Atheros AR9485 Not Working

I am facing a BIG problem regarding Wi-Fi in Ubuntu 14.0.4. System is Lenovo G580. I have read almost 50+ threads related to this problem but none of them are working for me. Details:- Commands that ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad 11e uses power while hibernated and wakes when on open lid

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad 11e, running Ubuntu 14.04 with XFCE desktop. When I hibernate the system an image is written to disk, and when the system is restarted it resumes from this image. Everything ...
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Slow Boot in Ubuntu 15.10 on Lenovo Y500

I am experiencing extremely slow boot times on my Ubuntu 15.10. It is a clean install over what used to be Windows 8.1 (with uefi). Startup ranges from a minute to a minute and a half, with about ...
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Wireless stopped connecting in Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo G50-70 2 days back,and the wireless was working fine. But since yesterday I have not been able to connect to the wireless network. The laptop detects the network, ...
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Wireless driver for Lenovo Ideapad Y700?

Is anyone working on a wireless driver for the Lenovo Ideapad Y700 ? Wireless controller: Intel 8260-AC (rev 3a). I bought one for my son, who is in highschool. The deal was that he had to run dual OS ...
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Bluetooth disable Lenovo G580 Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 and now i cant turn on Bluetooth. I also installed Blueman but it still does not work. I found this other forum entry (Bluetooth not working Lenovo G580 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) ...
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Wireless not available on Lenovo ideapad 300-15ISK

I recently purchased a Lenovo ideapad 300-15ISK. It came with Windows 10 installed. On Windows 10 I could connect to my home network using Wifi. I replaced the hard drive with a brand new SSD drive ...
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Very Low Mic sound problem in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Lenovo G50-70)

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04. Everything is working fine except sound. Mic is not properly working. Particularly on Skype calls, the other person is hardly able to hear my voice despite speaking ...
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Lenovo T420 TrackPoint “Mous Buttons” not working correct

i have a problem with my "new" second hand Lenovo T420. When i use the Track Point while the left "mouse Button" for the track point is pressed pages are scrolled up and down. Also i cant drag and ...
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install ubuntu on thinkpad t450 [duplicate]

I am about to partition and install Ubuntu on a Lenovo Thinkpad T450. I need /home to be on a separate partition. Can you please guide me or point to a tutorial ? Thanks a lot
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 on IBM x3300 M4 - Grub is not installing

Ubuntu on IBM/Lenovo x3300 M4 Everything went fine till Grub installation stage. Not completed the installation with a fatal error massage. We are using RAID Zero with 3 HDDs. Please help.
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Wireless issue in lenovo g40-30

i see in the forum differents steps to repair the issue i got in my computer, i got computer Lenovo g40-30, the issue is; the wireless or wifi connect for a few minutes and after some time, the ...
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15.10 hangs on loading on Lenovo thinkpad tablet 2

I followed this instruction Got access to grub boot menu: Try ubuntu..., Install ubuntu..., OEM install..., Check disk... Selecting any item of menu leads to blank scren, couple of seconds blinking ...
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Palm rejection for a ThinkPad Yoga 12

I'm a new user trying to take advantage of Xournal on my ThinkPad Yoga 12 with an active digitizer running Ubuntu 14.04. Ideally, I would like to not get a bunch of dots and random crazy lines when I ...
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Lenovo T540p undocking triggers logout

I recently got a new Lenovo T540p with corresponding docking station and installed Ubuntu 14.04 (and later 15.10 with the same problem) on it. The problem is that whenever I release the laptop from ...
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Lenovo T430s BIOS does not hold time settings after powering down

Lenovo T430s CMOS/BIOS does not hold time settings after powering down. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 as single boot stand alone I have replaced the CMOS battery, and have spent hours searching online ...
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problem with tp_smapi on ubuntu 15.4 lenovo thinkpad e440

I can not load tp_smapi on my ubuntu15.4 lenovo thikpad e440. I get the following error : modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'tp_smapi': No such device or address
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Never redirected to wifi logon pages (Ubuntu 15.10, multiple browsers, Intel 8260 wireless card, Lenovo Ideapad)

So the problem is mostly in the header, I live in an apartment where I essentially have access to a type of guest wifi, and I need to access the login page to be able to log in at all. I can connect ...
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How to fix Secure Boot error “Image failed to verify with *ACCESS DENIED*” on startup?

When I started up my machine this morning (I have Secure Boot and UEFI only enabled) I got this error (sorry for low quality image): What does it mean by Image failed to verify with *ACCESS ...
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Install Ubuntu on Lenovo S440 [duplicate]

I'm getting really fed up of my current Windows 10 install on my Lenovo S440 ThinkPad (2.4 GHz processor, 8 Gb RAM, and a 16 Gb SSD swap drive), and would like to install Ubuntu 14.04 as a dual boot, ...
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Lenovo Z50 75 battery drains fast after installing Ubuntu?

I installed Ubuntu on my Lenovo Z50-75. Battery drains very fast and almost 1% per one second. Cannot resolve this issue, couldn't find any solution from previous threads as well. Can someone help me
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Lenovo g51 networking on Ubuntu 15. 01

So I recently downloaded 15.01 to my Lenovo g51, and I can't seem to get the network card to work. I have installed pipelight, but I'm not sure what else to do.
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Radeon R9 (HD8900) X.org or AMD graphics (Ubuntu 15.10)?

I'm using a Lenovo Z50-71 with on board Intel Graphics: VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics [8086:1616] (rev 09) and Display controller ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 problems with Bluetooth [105b:e065] on Lenovo laptop

i have ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo G500. I don't know why, but when I activate bluetooth in the control panel or in blueman nothing happen. Help me please, TY! Sry for duplicate question, I'm newbee in ...
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Shut down problem on my Lenovo Ideapad 100-14

I got a problem, have not installed Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on my new Lenovo Ideapad 100 yet, but tried it with an Usb-Stick and it freezes on the shut down screen, what could i do to fix this problem? ...
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Bluetooth stopped working after restart on Lenovo Thinkpad e320 (15.10)

Previoulsy I got bluetooth to work with the instructions in this post: How to enable hard-blocked bluetooth in Thinkpad Edge 320: echo options thinkpad_acpi dbg_bluetoothemul=1 bluetooth_state=1 | ...
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Enable bluetooth Lenovo t430s kubuntu 14.04

I am trying to enable bluetooth on my t430s; however, the adapter doesn't show up. As root, I have tried echo 1 > /sys/devices/platform/thinkpad_acpi/bluetooth_enable however, I get a message ...
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Lenovo Compact Bluetooth keyboard stopped connecting ubuntu 15.10

A couple of weeks ago I upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10 and noticed that my bluetooth gear started to disconnect and reconnect randomly, sometimes while I was writing (keyboard) and sometimes when just ...
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Lenovo S21e recovery

I was able to find a Lenovo S21e cheap. I was able to get the WiFi and mouse working thanks to the posts on that (and will get more practice since I reflashed the system). My question (which may ...
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How do I fix / isntall the drivers for my touchpad for Lenovo Yoga 900 i5

I've just installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my new Lenovo Yoga 900 (Skylake Core i5-6200U CPU). The touch-pad doesn't appear to be working at all so I have to use an extra port for Mouse (not to mention the ...
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No Wi-Fi on Lenovo G50-45

So I bought my son a Lenovo G50-45 for christmas and I'm setting it up (removing Microsoft Windows 10, installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and the essentials) for him... But there's no wireless networking ...
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Alt key stuck for a short period time

I have a Lenovo Z50-70 laptop and whenever I press the ALT it's stuck for a time. Here's a video showing it: Youtube video In the video I am pressing ALT+D and typing in google.com
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Bluetooth drops intermittently 15.10 Ubuntu Gnome

I am using Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 on a Lenovo ThinkPad T450 with an aluminium Bluetooth Apple Keyboard and Apple Magic Trackpad. Both work as expected, however I tend to lose connection from one or the ...
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Wifi Download speed very slow on 15.04 Ubuntu on Lenovo Z70-80

Initially when I installed Ubuntu 15.04 for some reason the default Wireless card driver did not work, So I followed this answer and make it to work. Basically using this, echo "options ath10k_core ...
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Touchpad not detected lenovo ideapad u350 in Ubuntu 14.04

I have newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 and my touchpad is not working. Please find some additional info for debugging the issue as below. For xinput list The output is Virtual core pointer ...
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Lenovo Y50-70 dual boot with Windows 10

I purchased a Lenovo Y50-70 (i7-4710HQ, 8GB DDR3 RAM, 4GB N16P-GX DDR5 Graphics Card and 1TB SSHD(8GB)) earlier this week. It has only Windows 10 installed as of now and there is only 1 partition. I ...
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14.04.3 Lenovo w550s mini displayport

Under Windows 7, w550s mini displayport works fine. Replaced Windows with Ubuntu 14.04.3 lspci reports: NVIDIA Corporation Device 137a (rev a2) Installed latest nvidia-358 driver through ppa. gksudo ...
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Wi Fi Problem of Lenovo G580

I am a user of the Lenovo G580 laptop [Intel Core i5 Processor/4GB RAM/500 GB HDD]. I have install Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 lts on different HDD Partition. In Windows 7 wi fi is working correctly ...
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blank screen, ubuntu

I had a blank screen on my laptop (lenovo ideapad S415touch)and i checked couple solutions on the forums while using my external monitor and I found this one: "It worked for my Ubuntu 14, Lenovo ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu 14.04.02

I have recently bought a Lenovo Ideapad 100-151BY laptop. Firstly Windows 7 was installed on it. Now whenever I am trying to Install Ubuntu with the Live DVD it is getting shutdown. After clicking on ...