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GRUB shows Windows recovery instead of normal Windows

I just installed win10 + ubuntu on my Lenovo laptop. Windows is installed on SSD and Ubuntu is installed on HDD. sda1 is win recovery and sda2 is windows 10. Ubuntu is installed on sdb. Bootloader was ...
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Can I do anything with the second GPU in my laptop?

So, I have a Lenovo Y510P laptop like the asker in this question: Lenovo Y510P and SLI GT750M not working. And like them, I went down the path of trying to get SLI working with Ubuntu..unsuccessfully. ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu Newer than 10.04

my harddrive just died and after replacing it, I installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS which was available at the time without any problems. After installing, I realized that 10.04 was obsolete and downloaded ...
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Lenovo 500S-14ISK is is compatible with linux?

I would like to buy a Lenovo 500S-14ISK, but I can't find any reviews on it regarding linux compatibility. Ubuntu does not seem to have certified this laptop (yet)? Anybody had experience with this ...
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Bad battery life on Xubuntu 16.04 Lenovo T460s

The battery life of my new Lenovo T460s is very bad (about 4,5h with a little bit browsing and half display contrast). Xubuntu 16.04 shows two batteries (SANYO 00HW022 and SANYO 01AV405). They were ...
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Configure Thinkpad Trackpoint only for Scrolling [duplicate]

I want to use my thinkpad trackpoint only for scrolling up and down purposes. Is this possible and if so how can I configure it in ubuntu.
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Install Fingerprint Driver 138a:0090 on Ubuntu 16.04 (ThinkPad T460s)

I'm about to config my new fantastic T460s with Ubuntu 16.04 (because of Skylake Kernel issue I've to chose such new version) I tried to use my fingerprint sensor which is 138a:0090 (lusb) Fingerprint ...
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Lubuntu No Sound (or Volume button in taskbar) Problem - Lenovo Flex 2 15D

I just dual booted Lubuntu on Lenovo Flex 2 15D, but no sound or volume control in taskbar i have tried elementary OS before and sound worked fine sudo apt-get install linux-restricted-modules-`...
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Screen flicker on lenovo U41-70 laptop with ubuntu 15.04

I have installed ubuntu 15.04 on lenovo U41-70 (core i3 5th gen with intel HD graphics) and facing very weired problem of screen flickering. The issue grows as I use laptop. lastly i need to shut down ...
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Lenovo Q190{Ubuntu 15.10} Wireless Networking Issues - Connected to network but no internet

I'm new to Ubuntu (as in, just installed 2 days ago) and I'm running 15.10 on my Lenovo Q190 Ideacentre. I've been running into a lot of problems with installing and just about everything else but ...
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Anyone using Ubuntu on Lenovo Miix 700?

Considering buying one, but would love to hear what works and what does not. And, yes, I tried google, but the only thing I could find was this Intel Corporation Wireless 8260 [8086:24f3] (rev 3a)
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Intel 3160 WiFi not working on 12.04

I am trying to get my Lenovo Edge 15 laptop to recognize the Intel 3160 Wifi firmware. Found the firmware here: https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/iwlwifi Installed different ...
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Lenovo b50-10. unclaimed hardware

Since installing linux mint 17.3 the following is not working: wifi (stops after a few minutes), bluetooth, shutdown or hibernate, DVD not mounted. I have tried all the solutions I've found on ...
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Booting issue, Lenovo G580 Dual boot

I have Lenovo G580 (core i5 2.5 GHz), with dual boot (Windows 7 & Ubuntu 14.04). Since last 3 year, it was running smoothly without any issue. There was heating issue because of lots dust in ...
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Graphics “patchy” with AMD A8 6410 using fglrx driver

I have 14.04 installed on Lenovo G50-45 laptop with AMD A8 6410. I had problems with graphics drivers. Open source driver was crashing when I wanted to insert formula in OpenOffice Writer. Now I am ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad E460 Suspend Problem

I recently bought myself a new Lenovo Thinkpad E460 (i5 Version) and installed Ubuntu 15.10 on it. Now my Problem is that if I try to suspend my Notebook, one of three things will happen: it goes ...
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touch pad works only after suspend-resume

When I first boot Ubuntu, my touch screen doesn't work. However, if after booting, I suspend and then resume, my touchscreen magically works.
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Having issues with suspend

I am having quite an annoying problem with my netbook. I recently upgraded it to Ubuntu 14.04 (from 12.04) and ever since then it takes a long time to suspend. It takes 2 minutes from closing the lid ...
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boot script table modified, please contact vendor

I installed Ubuntu and took away Windows 10 from my Lenovo G-50 . Every time I click on suspend the error shows up : boot script table modified, please contact vendor. It just restarts over again ...
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WiFi issues on a Lenovo Yoga 11s Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have been trying to figure out how to fix my Wi-Fi issues. I installed Ubuntu on this computer and was very happy that all was working out of the box. But after some time I realized there is a ...
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WiFi not working on Ubuntu 14.04.3, with driver Atheros Qualcomm QCA9565 in laptop lenovo B40

Here I had an error on my ubuntu .. Wifi not working Usually, if something goes wrong like this I run the following syntax $ sudo service network-manager restart And it succeeded But this time I ...
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Random error message that causes restart of computer

Every now and again, my computer screen goes black and I get an error message (in terminal font) that says, Warning!!! Boot script table is modified!!! Please contact your vendor....
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ubuntu 14.04lts and lenovo yoga 900

i have a lenovo yoga 900 with 4.2.0-34-generic as kernel and ubuntu 14.04lts My touchpad is not working I try to install 4.5 kernel without success because of the steps I need some help to get it ...
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Official T460s Ubuntu support [closed]

Does anyone know if the the T460s will eventually have official support, like the T450s? Or would that have happen already?
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Installing Ubuntu on a Lenovo Y700

I bought the Lenovo ideapadY700 for gaming but I noticed that most games that I play on steam are also available for Linux. I had Ubuntu 14.04 on my old laptop and was hoping to install it on this one ...
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Errore 1962 after replace w10 with ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

later than 2 years I have decided to replace window disto with ubuntu 15.10 into my Lenovo C440 (I have decided to replace - no dual boot) The installation is finished without any problems but then I ...
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Problem With onBoard Wireless Network Card in Lenovo Laptop Ubuntu 15.10v

Not long ago unexpectedly my wifi stop working, luckily i had a usb-wireless-card. when i connect to wifi with my usb-wireless-card it's all ok but when i unplug it it still gives me what wireless ...
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Unsupported brightness interface, laptop doesn't wake up from sleep

I'm using Ubuntu 14.O4 LTS on Lenovo ThinkPad E440. When I power up my laptop, it says something about unsupported brightness, but everything seems to work just fine. How do I get rid of it? When ...
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T460s Trackpad / Trackpoint caveats

I have a fresh installation on a new T460s laptop running version 15.10. A couple things I've noticed that are really irritating, hopefully someone has some resolutions. Trackpoint scroll not ...
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Problem ACPI on Ubuntu 15.10 with Lenovo B50-30 Power Management Issue

Good Day, I have a Lenovo B50-30 with Ubuntu 10.15 and recently have problems with ACPI. Earlier in Ubuntu 10.12 with Kernel 2.xx not had any problems with ACPI. Now I have the 15:10 and my computer ...
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Best way of adding bluetooth and upping wifi spotted on old netbook (Lenovo S10)?

I'm running 12.04 on a Lenovo S10 (4333) that currently has the sick nic and no bluetooth. Can I install an Intel 6230 to up Wi-Fi speed and get BT? I tried adding a usb wifi adapter and it ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu 15.10 on a Lenovo YOGA 300-11IBY

I've been trying to put ubuntu 15.10 on my Lenovo yoga 300-11IBY. The install process from USB seems to run fine, but I then find that I can't boot the system. In the bios only usb and network boot ...
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Updated computer last night and now my computer is in shambles

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo y40-80. Everything was working perfectly until I got one of those error updates last night, you know, the red circle with the line through it. Well, I ran the ...
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will GRUB destroy the access to the lenovo recovery system=?

I wonder if I install Ubuntu on a lenovo Y700 -15ISK, will I still be able to boot into the recovery mode setup by lenovo? Thanks
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Hardware problems running Ubuntu on Lenovo 100S Ideapad

I managed to install Ubuntu 15.10 on a new Lenovo 100S 11IBY Ideapad, a 32-bit cheap laptop that came with Windows 10 preinstalled and UEFI only boot system. I followed this tutorial (response by ...
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Ubuntu on a Lenovo Y50-70 - Fan control

I recently bought a Lenovo Y50-70 and considering that the trackpad driver for Windows is absolutely garbage I would like to use Ubuntun as my primary operating system alongside of an installation of ...
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Brightness not working on Lenovo Ideapad Z580 with Ubuntu 15.10

Recently upgraded from 14.04 to 15.10 Brightness control keys worked fine in 14.04 In 15.10 when pressing brightness increase or decrease keys, the screen slider pops up, but the brightness does not ...
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Ubuntu seems to not work with Lenovo Y700 even in Legacy Mode

I have been trying for days to dual boot Linux and Win 8.1 with a Live CD install. I have tried Ubuntu, Fedora, OpenSUSE, CentOS, and Arch Linux. All installs either Failed, Froze, or Wouldn't start ...
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Ubuntu on Lenovo Y700 (2016)

hello dear ubuntu fans, my passion for gaming made me switch from a macbook to the lenovo y700. i thought i'm going to dual boot the laptop with win10 for gaming and ubuntu for programming. i ...
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Lenovo G50-70 audio/video glitch

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo G50-70. Whenever I watch video or listen to online radio (flash) every few minutes there is a sound glitch (sounds like skipping cd). If it is a video ...
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Problems installing ubuntu on a lenovo thinkpad x1 yoga

I'm trying to install ubuntu gnome 16.04 beta on a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 yoga. I'm interested in getting gnome 3.18 (or 3.20) for the touchscreen and wacom support. Sadly, I don't have any previous ...
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No sound with laptop speakers while have sound with headphone

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 two weeks ago on Lenovo Z-5070. From the beginning it played sound and it was okay. But about one week ago it suddenly it stopped to play sound on my laptop speaker although ...
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Move file in Ubuntu 14.04 LST Desptop

I'm wanting to move a folder from downloads to a directory in the "usr/share/"here some where". I've tried manually, but permission denied. Is there a way to do it manually? I can try CLI if you guys ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Unable to boot without resorting to recovery mode on Lenovo Y700

Ubuntu High Hands: After struggling with installation of ubuntu 14.04 alongside with windows 10 on my Lenovo Y700, I realized that I have to boot into Ubuntu under recovery mode only. After boot ...
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How to mirror two external screens at a Thinkpad X1 2015?

My setup looks like this: Lenovo X1 2015 Two external screens attached Running Ubuntu 15.04 What I want: Close the laptop lid and mirror both screens, so not extending them but let them ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu

I bought a brand new Lenovo laptop t460s which comes with Windows 10. I want to completely remove windows 10 and install Ubuntu. I accidentally installed Ubuntu 14.04 at first (Everything was working ...
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Lenovo yoga 300 freezing in kernel 4.x

I have issues with the Lenovo yoga 300 laptop. The touchscreen was not working with kernel version 3.x. After the last kernel upgrade from 3.x to 4.x, touchscreen has started working but the laptop ...
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Why is my two finger scrolling (VertTwoFingerScroll) on Lenovo Thinkpad touchpad not saving on reboot?

On my Ubuntu Mate 14.04, using Lenovo Thinkpad T440, I go to GPointing Device Settings, SynPS/2 Synaptics Touchpad, scrolling. Enable vertical scrolling is checked. Enable vertical scrolling when ...
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DisplayLink LT1421 and Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

I have a problem with installing my display Lenovo LT1421 on Ubuntu. I tried to install original driver (http://www.displaylink.com/downloads/ubuntu) according to manual on DisplayLink website (http://...
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Lenovo T560 / T460 hardware compatibility

I see there is a certified T550 install, however did anybody try T560 or T460 yet? Can Ubuntu use an integrated GPU & sound card? And how about my Camera, Microphone, etc? If anyone has some ...