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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Lenovo S10-2 easy camera not detected

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on the Gnome3 desktop environment. My webcam was working fine during the Ubuntu installation when it asked me to be snapped by my webcam or choose a picture instead. ...
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Is there a way to dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu in a Lenovo Ultrabook (without loosing the SSD cache)?

I have seen many people trying to install Ubuntu on laptops like the Lenovo U410 and fail. Sometimes,we have to give up the SSD cache. Have the developers solved it now? Can we install Ubuntu on an ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Lenovo Ideapad u300s

I want to buy a Lenovo Ideapad U300s Ultrabook. Is it compatible with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? (Intel Core i7-2677M, 4GB, 256GB SSD) Thanks!
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How can I install bluetooth driver in lenovo B570e?

Any body help me out to install bluetooth driver in lenovo B570e.
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problem with my Lenovo G580 laptop

I have purchased Lenovo G580,on 26th January 2013. I installed Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04LTS (32bit), but in Ubuntu it was not detecting the network connection. Because of this I wanted to install ...
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How do I get brightness working on a Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga?

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga. It's been working flawlessly with Windows 8 - 9 hour battery life, awesome touchscreen, 4-second boot times. So obviously I wanted to try Ubuntu 12.10. Well, I ...
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Blank screen after resume from suspend

I have a new Lenovo z475 that I loaded Ubuntu 12.10 amd64+mac version onto. Everything works well except when I open the lid of my laptop after having closed it. It seems to freeze. I can't ping it or ...
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Can't turn on WIFI on Lenovo z580 using Fn+F5

I can't turn my wireless adapter on using the network settings it says wireless is disabled by wireless switch. On my computer the hardware switch is Fn+F5. When I press it nothing happens. Anyone ...
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Wireless network adapter not detected on start

I have to turn the wireless network switch off and on again every time Ubuntu starts up in order to recognize the wireless adapter. The laptop model is IBM Thinkpad R60 series. I installed Ubuntu 12....
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Replacing Windows 8 with Ubuntu 12.10 on an Ideapad U510 [duplicate]

I have (very) recently purchased a new Lenovo Ideapad U510 with a 24 gb SSD, and was quite disappointed with Windows 8. So I am considering replacing it with Ubuntu 12.10. I have some experience in ...
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Where can I find reliable review of Ubuntu's performance on a laptop (Lenovo z580)

Sorry to ask a hardware related question. Hope it's relevant enough to Ubuntu users in general not to get instantly down-voted and marked as a replica as a related hardware question did. I hope it's ...
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How to enable bluetooth using Lenovo 480G

This has been mentioned before for different Lenovo models (here: How do I enable Bluetooth on my Lenovo IdeaPad Z580?). The toggle switch shows off, switching it on does nothing, different BT ...
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Wifi hardware blocked (Lenovo G560)

~$ lspci | grep Network 06:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation WiMAX/WiFi Link 5150 ~$ rfkill list all 0: hci0: Bluetooth Soft blocked: yes Hard blocked: no 1: i2400m-usb:1-1.1:1.0: WiMAX ...
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CPU undervolting GUI software?

I have Lenovo B580 laptop with core i3. I've followed tutorial to install phc kernel and then phc software to undervolt but this soft is too complicated. Is there any other program whitch is able to ...
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Why is Eclipse Juno on my Lenovo W530 with 12.04 so slow?

I got a new Lenovo W530 with 16 GB of RAM and 280 GB SSD with NVIDIA Quadro K2000M Graphics with 2GB DDR3 Memory. After trying to make 12.10 to work with dual external monitor and failed, I moved to ...
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How do I get my network drivers working? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo G580 with Atheros AR8162 Ethernet and Broadcom BCM4313 Wireless Driver. I try the this: How do I get an Atheros AR8162 working? but it doesn't work. When I type ...
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Reactivate Touchpad Two-Finger-Scroll on L430

I'm just installing Ubuntu 12.10. on my ThinkPad L430 and the Trackpoint didn't work. So I executed the workaround echo "options psmouse proto=exps" | sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/trackpoint.conf and ...
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Lenovo u310 will not charge when turned on

I've looked around and had several friends have a look but we cannot figure this out. I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Lenovo U310. The laptop charges fine when the laptop is off but it will not charge ...
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Can't connect to a wireless WPA2 network with group cipher CCMP from a T40 laptop with ipw2100

I have got the following problem. I am trying to connect my Ubuntu machine to a wireless network (WPA2 Personal). I am sure that I am providing the correct key, however I am not able to connect to the ...
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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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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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How to troubleshoot WiFi (BCM4313) problems with Lenovo G580?

Yes, there are lot of same problems, and I read at least 15 forum posts. But no result. OS: 12.10 I have similar problem like this thread, so after updating to a new kernel, the wifi gone.: Wireless ...
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Changed Laptop Screen (Thinkpad), FN-Key Brightness control stopped working

I just replaced the broken screen on my Thinkpad Edge 13". Now the brightness-adjustments via the FN keys don't work anymore (the brightness indicator bar goes from Low - Full, but nothing actually ...
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wifi problems with lenovo g580 and ubuntu 12.10

I just bought a Lenovo G580 laptop, and installed Ubuntu 12.10 on it, everything works fine except for the WiFi connection, it connects fine but keeps dropping every few seconds and even when ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 and Lenovo X1 HDMI output

I'm trying desperately to output HDMI from my laptop to my Samsung 40EH6030 LED TV. I connected the HDMI1 on the TV to the computer, it shows that it detects the TV (40" Samsung Electric..) in the "...
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Ideapad Z580 won't boot kernels above 3.2.0-32

I'm running Ubuntu 64 bit 12.04.1 LTS. I see either a blinking cursor or a black screen if I try to boot all kernels beginning at 3.2.0-33 and later. Safe mode fails for those kernels as well. ...
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Weak wifi signal on Lenovo g series

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Lenovo laptop and the wifi signal reception changed completely. I had Windows installed on it first and it had no problem connecting to my home network from my ...
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Lenovo Y400 ubuntu 12.04 can't change brightness

The ubuntu seems to be always on the max brightness. I cannot change the brightness. Really strange. What I have tried: 1 Install the latest Nvidia Driver does not work 2 change x sudo gedit /...
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Wireless networking features not working on 12.10 dual booting with Windows 8

Before I begin, I should probably say that I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, so please forgive me if I miss something obvious. I recently figured out how to dual boot Ubuntu 12.10 with Windows 8 on a Lenovo ...
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windows 7 drivers compatible with ubuntu in lenovo ideapad s100?

I am planning to install Ubuntu on my Lenovo Ideapad S100 with the following specifications: Intel atom CPU N570 1.66GHz 1.67 GHz 2GB RAM. I only have the required drivers for Windows 7 32 bit. ...
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Lenovo Ideapad Z370 - Power reated issues

I have a Lenovo ideapad Z370 and I'm facing some problems. It consumes way more battery than it should, I got about 5 hours using Windows 7 and about 2 hours using ubuntu; If I try to install ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and 12.10 fails to boot after usb 1-1.4

I'd like to first apologize for my lack of detail in the information as I'm new to Linux and I'd be happy to provide more if you point me in the right direction. I've tried both 12.04 and 12.10 and ...
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Disappearing Windows in GNOME 3

I've been searching like mad, but haven't been able to find anyone with a similar problem, so here it goes. I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 with GNOME 3 on my Lenovo T400. Almost once every day or two, I'...
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How can I install Bluetooth drivers on a Lenovo G470?

I'm having problems with my Bluetooth. I have 12.10 installed in my Lenovo G470. I have already tried installing Blueman & Additional Drivers, but it is still not working. Below is the sudo rfkill ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 installation problem via usb

I had Windows 7, and I wanted to try Ubuntu 12.10. I downloaded the .iso file and used Universal USB Installer to make a bootable USB of Ubuntu. The installation was successful. I restarted my laptop ...
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Lenovo Y500 can't set brightness

I've installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a Lenovo Y500 laptop (2012), video card is Nvidia 650M (no integrated graphics), I'm using driver 310.19. The problem is that I can't adjust brightness at all. If I ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad U410 - multitouch support

For the last 3 month I've been trying to make touchegg to support more then 2 finger gestures with my Lenovo IdeaPad u410. I tried to run touchegg on: Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu Gnome remix 12....
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Built-in camera not working Ubuntu 12.04 + Lenovo Ideapad Y400

I have problems with my built-in camera, I've been looking at. It doesn't work with cheese nor any other programs and it worked fine with windows. The programs recognize the cam as Lenovo EasyCam but ...
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Battery Life Extender for Linux [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I limit battery charging to 80% capacity? I have Lenovo notebook. There is an utility for Windows called kind of Battery Extender which extends battery life because ...
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Synaptics Touchpad : solving 2 finger problem triggered by resting palm [duplicate]

My laptop is: "Lenovo G580" and it comes with a very sensitive touchpad. Specially, when I place my hands comfortably to type, it "thinks" I'm touching the top-left corner. This becomes really ...
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poor font rendering in browsers on 12.04

I'm using a Lenovo B570e. I've installed the mesa-utils for the graphic driver because it wasn't recognized by default. Now I have this: graphic card : Intel® Sandybridge Mobile x86/MMX/SSE2. I ...
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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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Lenovo W520 back usb port not working

The usb port in the back of my laptop (on the right side when viewed from using perspective) is not working. Does anybody know if we can get this port working, and what the port number is. Here is ...
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“Aviaflight mode”: Wifi blocked

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Lenovo B560. Core Linux 3.2.0-34-generic-pae I have set Wifi switcher "on" and Driver Broadcom STA "on". Window "Network" --> "Aviaflight mode" isn't switched off. I ...
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Modprobe loads nvidia driver but xorg.conf has errors

I recently upgraded to 12.10. In the process, my laptop, which is a W520 in a dock, connected to 2 external monitors (the same monitors.. Dell U2400). I finally got the nvidia-experimental-310 driver ...
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PXE error after installing on Lenovo U410. How to solve it?

I changed the handler in BIOS from RAID to AHCI, and then installed Ubuntu 12.10 amd64 on 32 GB SSD. I am getting an error every time when I boot: PXE Device not found check the cable. What ...
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Screen brightness control not working on Lenovo T530

My brightness control doesn't work with a fresh install of 12.10 (brand new laptop). It is set to the brightest setting when I boot up and when I try to change it, I see the notification bar come up ...
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Lenovo e420s overheating [closed]

I recently bought a Lenovo e420s and decided to install Ubuntu (first time). The interface is great, but the computer overheats horribly (the fan is on full all the time and the cpu temperature is ...
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How do I get the fingerprint reader to work on a Lenovo x230 Tablet?

I followed this post: How to enable finger printer with Thinkpad X230 and tried to install software support for my fingerprint reader. But the software does not find it. This is the message when i ...
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How is the Lenovo U410 Ultrabook support for Ubuntu?

I'm planing to buy a new laptop in some time. Especially I've been looking into Ultrabooks, the Lenovo U410 looks quite good for its pricing. How is Ubuntu supported on this ultrabook? I will have ...