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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Suspend problem in ubuntu 14.04.02 (Lenovo z510)

I have a Lenovo z510 running Ubuntu 14.04.02.(kernel version = 3.16.0-30-generic) It has a suspend problem, when I suspend my laptop I can't wake it up properly. Laptop will turn on but screen remain ...
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Is there any way to underclock my CPU or disable turbo boost? Lenovo Y50

I just installed Ubuntu on my Lenovo y50 laptop and have a turbo boost issue. I'm trying to install a program called Gromacs with cmake. But whenever I try to install it, the CPU ramps up to full ...
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''Radio device: ideapad_acpi' is a huge battery drain on my Lenovo Ideapad U410. Running Ubuntu 14.04

So just a few days ago I installed Ubuntu for the first time ever on my laptop - Lenovo Ideapad U410. I am dual-booting Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1. Although since the beginning I've been fixing many ...
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Thinkpad edge e535 Ubuntu 12.04 issues

I have a lenovo thinkpad edge e535 AMD A8 laptop. I purchased it a couple of years ago with Windows 7 preinstalled. Before a couple of months, I decided to install Ubuntu on this laptop for several ...
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Second Monitor Issues on Lenovo W530 running Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have a Lenovo W530 with Nvidia Optimus technology running Ubuntu 14.04. I am using the Nouveau drivers and experiencing problems when connecting a second monitor to the VGA port. I would like to be ...
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Laptop Content Wiped

I am kinda desperate and any help will be appreciated. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo T530i, and my HDD was almost full. I planned to buy an external HDD this week end and transfer some data, ...
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(Almost Solved! Help!) Lenovo onekey stuck in GRUB

I have a Lenovo g50-45 with onekey recovery with Windows 8.1 pre-installed. I dual booted with Ubuntu. Then I uninstalled Ubuntu. then tried to reinstall with USB using onekey. I got this screen: ...
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My Uninstall of Ubuntu 14.04 from Windows 8.1 messed up using EasyBCD

I started with a pre-installed Windows 8.1 Lenovo with one-key recovery. I dual booted Ubuntu. Then I uninstalled Ubuntu to reinstall again in a better way. I was trying to boot with windows 8 boot ...
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Dual boot Win8.1 and Ubuntu on Lenovo PC's in UEFI mode

First my compliments for this post: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 (64-bit) System (UEFI Supported) It explains the dual boot installation very well. The post also says that ...
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Problem with graphic when booting from liveCD [duplicate]

i have laptop Lenovo ideapad z50-75 AMD version and i want to install Ubuntu on my external HDD. I setup bios to legacy mode and boot from liveCD. After boot ubuntu from liveCD i should see a window, ...
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How do I boot a Linux LiveCD on a Lenovo Yoga?

I just bought the book Hacking: The Art of Exploitation and it comes with a Linux LiveCD that is pre-installed with Ubuntu and a bunch of Source Code. on my desktop computer(running Windows 7) I ...
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Headphones not recognized

Before marking as duplicate, please note: I am aware of the fact that there are several similar issues around here, but the solutions provided there don't seem to work I have here a Lenovo ThinkPad ...
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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 ...