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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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 ...
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Clarification: SSD Cache Hard Drive w/ intel raid

I am considering the Lenovo U410. From everything I have read [1, 2, 3, 4, 5], It seems that Ubuntu can be best installed by turning off the RAID0 configuration and doing a wipe. I have no interest ...
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Why does Ubuntu (and other ubuntu based distros like lubuntu and linux mint) randomly shutdown on my laptop?

I have a lenovo g555 laptop and whenever I try and boot a ubuntu based distro off a usb, it randomly shuts off my PC (Not like a normal shutdown with shutdown loading screen but a like a sudden hard ...
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Is 12.10 incompatible with a 2011 Lenovo computer? [closed]

I apologize that I can't say the specific model of the laptop; it is currently being repaired and I have not written it down. The installation of 12.10 went off without a hitch, but after turning it ...
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webcam not working on lenovo x230

I've got Ubuntu 12.04 running on my lenovo X230. I can't get the integrated webcam working with Google Talk plugin or with Cheese.
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Lenovo ThinkCentre Edge 72 - i7 3770S

I have tried several days to install Ubuntu on my new computer. Windows was preinstalled. I have installed the 64 bit 12.10 and 12.04. I have also tried the 32 bit version of 12.04. After having ...
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Lenovo z470 getting hot, after 12.04 install

When I was using Windows 7 my notebook temperature was very good, it stayed very cool. After I installed 12.04, my notebook base is hot all the time, I cannot even put my hands on it for a long time. ...
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Lenovo U410 — Messed up grub/mrb, and can't access bios

I am out of ideas, so I thought I would ask here. I have a lenovo U410 and it comes with one of those intel hybrid hdd's that has a 32GB ssd in it. I figured I would unraid it and try out ubuntu on ...
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Connect Lenovo W520 with TV using VGA output

I am trying to connect my Lenovo Thinkpad W520 with my 32 inch TV (Samsung) using he VGA output.The problem is that after connecting it with the TV I go to System Settings and then Monitors but it ...
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Causes of hanging? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I never experienced any hanging on my old laptop, but on my new laptop Ubuntu 12.04 hangs all the time. The screen freezes and all the ...
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Ubuntu wont recognize my internal SSD

I just bought a Lenovo u310 and installed Ubuntu 12.10 with Wubi to try it out. After a couple of days I decided to fully replace windows 7 and installed Ubuntu 12.10 fully with a usb drive in my HDD. ...
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Ralink 3090 wireless connects but is slow and unstable on an Ideapad S205 [closed]

I am using the Lenovo Ideapad S205 and Ubuntu 12.10 (32bit). The netbook has a built in Ralink 3090 wireless card. The problem is: Wifi does actually work, but network speeds are extremly slow and ...
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How to get windows back? Lubuntu?

I installed lubuntu and I don't like it. I did a clean install to lubuntu rather than making it dual. Now when I want to go back to Windows it won't work. I put the Windows Vista CD in and it won't ...
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How come my sound won't work on Lenovo ThinkPad x230?

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad x230 that I just purchased and installed Ubuntu 12.10 on it. There is no sound, how do I fix it? I checked that my volume is not muted. I also tried checking in alsamixer and ...
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Cannot access BIOS on a Lenovo U410

I recently took a step into Linux on my Lenovo Idea pad U410; after a couple hours I managed to get it installed with the drivers. However now I no longer have the ability to access the BIOS. I tried ...