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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2/3 USB ports have stopped working on 14.04

I have searched for this the whole day already and I haven't found anything (Though I might just be stupid and the answer is pretty easy, forgive me if so). I have a Lenovo G700 laptop and am running ...
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Probem installing ATi proprientary driver on Lenovo laptop

I'm currently trying to install ATi's proprientary drivers in order to try and play some games on Ubuntu.I downloaded the official driver from ATi's webside and than followed THIS guide in order to ...
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Graphical issues in Ubuntu 14.10 with 3rd Gen Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon

I'm experiencing weird graphical problems with a fresh Ubuntu 14.10 install (see attached screenshots). The laptop is a new Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon (3rd Gen) with 14" WQHD+ (2560 x 1440). External ...
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y510p forcing to use only secondary graphic card

i have a quastion, is there any way to force linux to use only ultrabay card, im using y510p sli GF 755. Im wondering if i plug in another ultrabay card not GF755 but nower one is it gone work?
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Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo g580 single jack headset mic not working!

I have a Lenovo g580 laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 and this is the first time that I need to use the microphone and have a single jack headset that I would like to use. But I just realized that it's not ...
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Display error on 14.10

After a break I want to use Ubuntu on my primary PC again, but after the installation of the 14.10 version, something interesting (and annoying) happened. When I move the cursor, this happens. When ...
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Lenovo synaptics clickpad dead zones (click and drag issues)

A while back, I bought a Lenovo Yoga 2 11 (Model 20332), and promptly set it up to dual boot ubuntu. So far it's been a fantastic machine, however there's one thing that keeps me rebooting into ...
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Lenovo G50 does not switch on WIFi on initial boot or upon resuming system

I recently acquired a Lenovo G50, after installing Ubuntu 14.10 (updated to the latest), I could not connect via WiFi. I found a solution that asked me to do sudo modprobe -r ideapad-laptop that only ...
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Cannot connect to the Internet on Lenovo Ideapad Z580.

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 on a Lenovo Ideapad Z580. I have been having problems recently in connecting to the Internet since I've switched to a new router namely Edimax AR-7286WnA. ...
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lenovo t540p fan pulses from time to time (ubuntu 14.04)

all I just instaled Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my lenovo t540p. The laptop was on dual boot with windows and the fan was silent and working well. Then I dicided to format my HD and install only Ubuntu the ...
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WWAN-modem disabeling by itself, Ubuntu 14.10, Lenovo T440s, Sierra Wireless EM7345 4G LTE

I have had my Lenovo for quite some time now, and tried looking arround for solutions to my problem with the WWAN. I can enable the WWAN both through the GUI and the terminal, and connect via my ...
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Wireless hardware switch Lenovo G50-30

I wiped Windows 8 upon buying my new lenovo G50-30 laptop. The wireless is turned off by hardware switch. I have used sudo rmmod ideapad_laptop Which works, but I must re-enter the code ...
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Driver for 'dust removal' in Ubuntu 14.04 for lenovo ideapad z580

I bought a Lenovo Ideapad z580 laptop with preinstalled windows 8. After few months of use, I completely switched to Ubuntu. Everything is running fine, however I do miss the hot key for dust removal? ...
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permanently disable trackpoint in Lenovo T440p Ubuntu 14.04

after looking around a lot I find that by typing xinput -set-prop 12 135 0 in the terminal I solved the problem of the cursor moving alone when nobody is touching it. How can I make to make this ...
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How do I get the TrackPoint buttons working on an X1 Carbon(2015)?

I've got a new x1 carbon and the track point works as a moving mouse, but the new hardware buttons for right and left click do not function. When I click the left one, the page scrolls up a few lines. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 system installation crashes on Thinkpad t440

I am trying an usb installation of Ubuntu 14.04 on my thinkpad t440 but when retrieving the files and installing them, it prompts the installer crashed and it cannot go further. What are the steps to ...
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Get wifi working Lenovo Thinkpad t440 on Ubuntu 12.04

I got an Lenovo Thinkpad t440 but I cannot get my wifi working with a fresh install. Which drivers should I need to download so I am able to run the wifi? I did an lshw -c network and I got an ...
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windows 7 not loading after dual boot on Lenovo T440p & 14.04

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a new Lenovo T440p, I wanted to dual boot it along the already installed pre-installed Windows 7. Grub worked fine after several reboots and staring it on Ubuntu. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not work wifi for Lenovo Y50-70

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 to my computer (lenovo Y50-70) but wifi doesnt work. Could you please help me?
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How do I install wacom drivers for Lenovo X200 tablet on ubuntu 12?

So I am newish to linux and I own a Thinkpad 200T by Lenovo and I am trying to get ubuntu 12 to accept the tablet , but so far cannot get it to respond. I Don't know what drivers I need I only tried ...
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Can you run Ubuntu on lenovo tab S8 [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo S8 Tablet running a Intel Atom Processor Z3745 and I would like to try running Ubuntu on it. Has anyone had any success with such a project or can anyone offer any details on if this ...
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file transfer between lenovo A328 kitkat and ubuntu 12.04?

I have a Lenovo A328 smartphone with Android 4.4 (Kitkat). When I connect that device to ubuntu 12.04 pc it does not detect the device. it detects device when connected as camera (I have no sd storage ...
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Lenovo Ideapad U330p with Ubuntu 14.10 cannot connect to Galaxy s4

I have tested this Galaxy S4 phone with a Gigabyte+Intel desktop with 14.10 and a Thinkpad x220 with 14.04 and both work fine, just now with this Lenovo Ideapad U330p it seems to be struggling to find ...
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ubuntu 14.04 working slow and hanging lenovo flex2 14

ive been using ubuntu since 7.04 and i've had it on many machines, i was always very happy with the responsivness of the OS compared to windows on the same machine. last week i got a new lenovo flex ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E520 Bluetooth Not Working?

Yes I'm Back Again With Another Question. I Just Downloaded The Lenovo QuickControll App On My Phone, I Turned My Phones BT And Then Went Into My Settings On My Laptop To Turn On My Bluetooth But For ...
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Bluetooth problem Lenovo-Z50-70 (Atheros QCWB355)

When I got my Lenovo-Z50-70 I directly installed Ubuntu 14.10, the Wifi (Atheros AR9565) worked out of the box. But then I wanted to connect my bluetooth devices it never found any of them. I looked ...
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Why does Lenovo X61 Tablet touch screen work on 12.04.5, not in 14.10

I ran different Ubuntu Live-USBs on a Lenovo ThinkPad X61 Tablet (7767-BFG). While the touchscreen works instantly on Ubuntu 12.04.5 and Kubuntu Active daily build, it does not work on Ubuntu 14.XX. ...
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Drivers for Linux Distros [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 on a Lenovo T540 laptop. In addition to information about how to update and maintain the drivers for this laptop I would like general information about how to update this ...
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How can I fix the font and wallpaper from being scrambled on a Lenovo G550 using 14.10?

I've installed Ubuntu 14.10 and am using a Lenovo G550 laptop. Everything is fine for about an hour or so then almost everything starts to get scrambled/garbled up. I've tried updating the Intel ...
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Radeon hybrid ATI Radeon card and fglrx problem - update OpenGL to 4.3

I have Lenovo G500H with Radeon HD8570M (and Intel) graphic card and my goal was to get OpenGL 4.+ version to be able to use double precision variables in shading language. Long story short, after ...
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how to disable charging in ubuntu when battery level is above 80 percent?

I tried various tutorials to stop charging laptop battery but it is not working on my Lenovo laptop. I tried following commands: sudo apt-get install tp-smapi-dkms sudo modprobe tp_smapi ...
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SD card won't mount (or even be recognized) after resuming from suspend

My 32GB SD card (FAT32) does not have any problem mounting perfectly if my laptop (running Ubuntu 14.04) never goes into suspend (after I close its lid). But once I re-open the lid, retyping my ...
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I can't adjust screen brightness in lenovo Z500

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 on a Lenovo Z500. I cant adjust screen brightness. How can I get this to work?
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screen brightness control not working: Lenovo g50-45: AMD Radeon: Ubuntu 14.04

I've a Lenovo G50-45 machine with AMD processor [Radeon APU A4-6000 with R2 Graphics]. I tried the solution from Rmano but no success. Using Ubuntu 14.04. I tried the solution pasted here: Ubuntu ...
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Cannot boot both windows and ubuntu anymore due to wrong partition processes. How do i fix this?

Here is my story: I have decided to format my windows 8.1 with "onekey recovery" button of my Lenovo Ideapad Z510. When completed, i have no problems about windows, however grub2 have been lost. Then ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS hangs in Lenovo G510

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in Lenovo Essential G510 laptop after erasing Windows 8 which came pre-installed(after trying Windows 8 and Ubuntu dual boot with hanging problem persisting). The ...
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Lenovo hotkeys not working

I have a Lenovo Z570 IdeaPad laptop with Kubuntu 14.04 installed.It has 5 touch hotkeys.Among them 3 are for controlling volume(mute,decrease and increase).They works fine.But the other two are not ...
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Suspend/Resume Lenovo

I have occasionally problem with ubuntu 14.10(or 14.04), when I wake up from sleeping, screen remains black. My notebook is Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-70 and graphics is NVIDIA GeForce GT 840M 4GB. Is there ...
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Buetooth not working on 14.04, not shown in lspci or lsusb

I have a problem with bluetooth on a lenovo G50-70 running 14.04 with kernel 3.16 Can turn bluetooth on and off from the system tray, but it doesn't seem to activate the actual device. I've ...
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bluetooth not working in lenovo B40-70?

bluetooth is not detected in lenovo b40-70 laptop in ubuntu 14.04 . i have tried installing bluetooth manager and it shows bluetooth adapter not found. my lsusb output : Bus 001 Device 002: ID ...
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Black screen and no wifi after resume from suspend (laptop Lenovo, system Ubuntu 14.10)

Very ofter, but not everytime, I have a black screen and no wifi after resume from suspend. My version of Ubuntu is 14.10, and my laptop is Lenovo G50-30. I have read many similar questions and ...
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lenovo laptop not recognizing many usb device?

my new lenovo b40-70 laptop is acting weird sometime it recognizes some of the devices sometime it do not like case 1 : lusb output : Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ...
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Huawei EC315 not working on ubuntu 14.04?

Recently I bought a Lenovo B40-70 laptop and I am bugged with tons of problems on Ubuntu 14.04, which worked like charm in my old Dell studio laptop. The Huawei EC315 provided by Tata Docomo wifi max, ...
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Connects to wifi, but not the internet

I know that there are a lot of similar questions here, and I've read them and tried a lot of them, and nothing works (I'm afraid I might have fudged something up, but I really have no idea). ...
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Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro - Ubuntu 14.xx - X freezes when resuming from suspend

The problem is that my new Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro (lshw results) does not resume from suspend very well. I've collected the following data: This happens on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS - both with the original ...
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kernel panic on boot

I'm having some trouble booting ubuntu 14.04. The most weird thing is that after the kernel panic error shows up, if I restart the laptop, grub appears (not showing up when the panic occurred), and ...
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Screen rotation on Lenovo Yoga 2 (not Pro)

How does one enable (automatic -if possible) screen rotation support for a Lenovo Yoga 2 13 running Ubuntu? The solutions I have tried that were intended for the Yoga 2 Pro and the Yoga 13 (e.g. ...
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Ubuntu 13.10\14.04\14.10 wireless problem

I'm having problems with wireless in Ubuntu 13.10\14.04\14.10, sometimes when i start-up my laptop i can't find my WiFi and after i restart it works just fine but after sometime it drops the ...
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64 bit 14.10 installation iso does not boot on Lenovo V570.

I have tested this with a usb drive and burned to a DVD. Whenever I try to boot the image, I get: Booting in insecure mode _ and then the screen goes blank after a few seconds. Nothing else happens ...
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latest kernel killed my ThinkPad W520 hotkeys

for some reason after latest kernel/nvidia and other updates on my 12.04.5 LTS running kernel Linux ThinkPad-W520 3.13.0-43-generic #72~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Tue Dec 9 12:14:18 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 ...