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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defining and activating my wifi for lenovo b5400 for noob

i'm really new to ubuntu and really excited about it. i've bought a lenovo b5400 and installed 12.04 version of ubuntu. checked several forums and could not find the answer for: how to activate my ...
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Ubuntu Wireless, Bluetooth and Mouse issues on Lenovo Flex 15

I recently installed Ubuntu with GNOME onto my Lenovo Flex 15. The install ran fine and I gave the OS 200GB and shrank my windows 8 to 250GB (It is dual booted). I restarted my computer after the ...
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New Lenovo X1 Carbon 2nd Generation - function key bar and vertical scrolling

I just installed ubuntu 13.10 on a new x1 Carbon (second generation) and everything works fine so far. I adjusted the touchpad to disable "tap-to-click" and enabled "middle-mouse-button" and just fine ...
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Graphics Issue for Lenovo g580

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10. Everything was fine till I ran inxi and found the following - System: Host: kaustuv-Lenovo-G580 Kernel: 3.11.0-18-generic x86_64 (64 bit) Desktop: Gnome Distro: ...
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Lenovo B590/ Ubuntu 12.04 / Keyboard and mouse don't work

I've a Lenovo B590 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Both the keyboard and mouse were doing well until yesterday when power cut off. Keyboard still works in DOS but it doesn't work when on Ubuntu and so ...
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Unable to resume after suspend

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 & everything about it is great except that it just won't resume after suspend. I've tried the suggestions listed in this thread Entire system freezing after pressing ...
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Can't adjust screen brightness on lenova y410p

Can't adjust screen brightness on lenova y410p. I'm running unbutu 13.10. I tried different answers on here but nothing seems to work. I changed GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX in /etc/default/grub to include ...
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Lenovo Y580 touchpad pointer runs away while trying to click

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo Y580. I don't have physically divided mouse buttons from my touchpad surface, so I can't manage with the issue just by clicking on physical buttons. The ...
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Buzzing from my speakers when idle Lenovo Y410P

I have a buzzing constantly from my speakers when no sound is being played. If I open sound settings, the speakers POP and then they are silent. (I don't even have to mess with any of the settings.) ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 on Lenovo Thinkpad Edge: Suddenly no audio anymore

All of a sudden I don't hear any audio anymore on my Lenovo Thankpad Edge E535. stefan@ThinkPad-E535:~$ lsb_release -d Description: Ubuntu 13.10 stefan@ThinkPad-E535:~$ uname -r 3.11.0-18-generic ...
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I just installed Ubuntu on my Yoga 2 pro and I am looking to manually adjust the screen resolution

This was my installation method. Strung together from various sources. Steps I followed to install Ubuntu on my Lenovo Yoga 2 pro
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Weak WiFi reception on 3 Lenovo E130 laptops

We have 4 Lenovo E130 laptops in our company, all running Ubuntu. One runs on Ubuntu 12.04: it had initial wifi connectivity problems but these stopped and it now connects fine (no cause identified). ...
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Has anyone successfully installed ubuntu on a Lenovo Y410P

I see lots of posts on here about folks having major issues with installing Ubuntu on a Lenovo Y410P. Has anyone successfully installed Ubuntu with no major issues?
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Ubuntu 13.10 failed NVIDIA drivers install (no bumblebee)

Thinkpad W520 with Quadro 1000m, optimus disabled. Reading a little bit about the topic, I thought I was well prepared and did the following: sudo apt-get remove --purge nvidia* sudo ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 wifi problem in lenovo thinkpad L420

in lenovo thinkpad L420 wifi signal not coming properly . some time not connected also.
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Lenovo Y580 reinstall network drivers

I had some issues with WiFi with my Lenovo y580, I could connect my home WiFi but it would disonnect me after few minutes and I wasn't able to reconnect I have Ubuntu 12.04 and I believe my network ...
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where do i get drivers for my Lenovo Ideatab a3000-h?

I need to back-up my tablet...where do i get the drivers for it? Its a Lenovo Ideatab A3000-H I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 When i plug my tablet into my laptop, I can't see it, so i assume i need the ...
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Inbuilt Webcam not detected lenovo ideapad s 10 3c [closed]

I have installed ubuntu 13.10(fully updated) on my ideapad s10 3c.everything seems to work well except for the webcam which is not detected by the system(tried ...
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Accelerometr in Lenovo Thinkpad E330

How can I enable active HDD protection on Lenovo TP Edge 13. Ubuntu 13.10 hdapsd says that there is no accelerometer, but in windows it worked! I tried to shake a laptop while it was reading hdd, but ...
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blank screen on entering the password? [duplicate]

I recently installed the nvidia driver to my lenovo laptop.After that i updated the system,from then onwards after entering the password it is showing the blank screen and background process are ...
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Lenovo mute LED light reversed. Ubuntu 12.04

I run Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo G560. My LED buttons for mute/volume up down work fine. The problem is the MUTE LED option is reversed - in other words, when i mute my laptop the light activates, when ...
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VM VirtualBox doesn't allow to enable 64-bit guest on Ubuntu 12.04 and Lenovo G500S

I've installed VM VirtualBox v. 4.3.8 on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Lenovo G500S with Intel 1005M processor) and I can't configure any 64-bit guest (nor Windows, neither other OS). Inslalation of Win 8.1 ...
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W540 Overheating in Ubuntu 13.10 but now windows * [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit installed with Windows 8.1 64 bit on my Lenovo Thinkpad W540 and has a Nvidia GPU with Optimus but I have not installed drivers to enable it yet. I am using the CPUfreq ...
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How to enable Quick Start button in Lenovo S100 ideapad using Ubuntu 12.04

I'm using lenovo s100 ideapad with Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit version. After turnoff the system when I press Quickstart button it not boot and notice: "quickstart is not install on your computer or not ...
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wifi doesn't work on lenovo G500 with ubuntu 13.10

I have been using ubuntu for more than 10 years but this is first time I could not get around an issue with a solution. Any help would be great as I have tried everything available that I found on the ...
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Weak wi-fi signal?

I have a new lenovo ideapad y510p laptop with ubuntu 12.04 lts installed. My wifi seems to have a weak connection most of the time, and after a few minutes it will not be able to access the network at ...
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ubuntu will not install on my lenovo n580

I have a Lenovo n580 and I've been trying to install Ubuntu on it and all I get is a white screen after I boot through live cd and usb. I tried going to the bios to change to legacy but it does not ...
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Lenovo Z510 Tuchpad [duplicate]

Is there any way to confitgure my touchpad in Ubuntu. My touchpad has different behaviour in Ubunut as it has in Windows. I know that the reason is that i haven't installed a proper driver yet. Lenovo ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Lenovo IdeaPad U530 with windows 8.1 preinstalled

There has been a lot of discussion on installing Ubuntu on machines with preinstalled windows 8.1. I noticed that a great amount of work is required. Before I go through with this, I was wondering if ...
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SlI and Drivers

I currently have Ubuntu solely installed on a Lenvo Y500 with nvidia650m SLI, i am running nvidia driver version 319(tested). I cannot turn sli on though, Using the (sudo nvidia-xconfig --sli=) ...
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Ubunto 13.10 Installation Issues on a Lenovo W510

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 x64 on my Lenovo ThinkPad W510 laptop via a Live USB key. During installation, my hardware works. After installing and rebooting, various hardware no longer works (ie. ...
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Fn key & left CTRL key have been swapped! Ubuntu 13.10 & Lenovo L430

For a while I thought the Left CTRL key on this installation wasn't working, then I just realized that the FN key is performing all the Left CTRL functions. The Left CTRL though does not perform all ...
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How do you disable Trackpad and enable Trackpoint on Lenovo L430 running 13.10?

I have tried most stuff I have found listed on the internet, to try to disable the trackpad but keep the trackpoint working on my Lenovo L430. Has any-one any ideas on how to do this? Funnily enough ...
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Finding a disabled eth0 using lsmod

I have a lenovo x201. I'm trying to install ethernet on my ubuntu. When I use ifconfig (or ifconfig -a), I can't find it. Which means that it is not installed. Which module is the eth0? $ lsmod ...
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How do I fix a white-screen glitch when exiting fullscreen mode in a video player?

I've had Ubuntu 12.04 for a couple of weeks now, love it, but I've come across one particularly problem that seems to keep happening. When watching a video, full-screen mode is ideal for me. Often ...
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Skype 4.2 with ubuntu 12.04 64bit not work fine

Hi i'm ubuntu n00b that have some problems. I have installed the last version of skype by apt-get. When i start a videocall, skype crash after two/two and half minutes I don't understand why it crash. ...
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I can't find the software drivers from Additional Drivers for Lenovo IdeaPad Z510

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Z510 laptop. When I open Additional Drivers and search for drivers, I can't find any drivers listed there. Is this because I don't need any additional drivers for my laptop or ...
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Uninstall Ubuntu from Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p with Windows 8.1 Enterprise. I attempted to install Ubuntu 12.04 from a bootable USB and once the installation was complete and I rebooted, I was shown the black terminal ...
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12.04 variable (long) boot times, Lenovo IdeaPad

I have a Lenovo U430 IdeaPad, 4th gen i7, Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics, Intel 7260 Wireless, Crucial SSD. It had Win8 when I bought it and I replaced it with Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit, UEFI mode. ...
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Ubuntu support on lenovo flex 14

I am just considering buying a new laptop . With all the diversity , my best solution ( considering budget ) was the lenovo flex 14 . I am a big ubuntu fan , and I don't want to end up using the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Lenovo Thinkpad W530 with Mini Dock Plus Series 3 - No Output via DVI

Good afternoon, I have a Lenovo Thinkpad W530 with the Quadro K1000m discreet GPU. I also have a Lenovo Mini Dock Plus Series 3. This dock has dual DVI output on the back and, according to Lenovo, ...
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rs232 to usb not working

I have a konig rs232 serial to usb adapter (no FTDI chip), but when I try to connect to a cisco switch/router (via Putty, screen, minicom....), sometimes it just shows nothing (But it is connected ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't mount external drives through USB on Lenovo Ideapad z710

I have an external DVD-Drive, an USB mouse and an USB hub with three external drives attached to three different USB ports on my Lenovo laptop. After booting and login usually only one or two of ...
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Disable right click option on a X1 Carbon Gen 2 Synaptics touchpad

I would like to disable the right click functionality when I click on the right side of the synaptic's touch-pad. I've tried the synaptic tool but it didn't apply the setting. Below is a question ...
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map sysrq to a key other than AltrGr+prtscr

the keyboard layout on my laptop (lenovo x230 or t430s) makes it too easy to trigger magic sysrq, since AltGr and prtscr keys are right beside each other. i've disabled magic sysrq because i'd often ...
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Problem with internal SDD disk

I have an IdeaPad Y510P. It comes with an 24GB SSD, and one 1TB hard disk. I had to install Linux Mint twice in this computer. During my first installation of Linux I put /boot and /home in the 24GB ...
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disable prtscr+alt gr+e , accidentally killing session

when i press the key combination: altr gr + prtscr + e my session gets killed, either x or a tty. i discovered this by (repeated) accident... this was not an issue for me before. my current laptop ...
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Lenovo ideapad S510p install ubuntu 12.04

I bought an Lenovo ideapad S510p. By default Win8 was installed. I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 (with secure boot it was a little bit of trouble :) ) and all works fine but it starts really slow. Inside ...
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Bluetooth keyboard does not work on Ubuntu 13.10

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 on Lenovo B520 (All-in-one). After installation keyboard not worked, mouse can't scrolling, Bluetooth not recognized... touch screen not correct! Some interesting facts: ...
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battery discharges in a strange way on Lenovo Ideapad Z500

I've a Lenovo ideapad Z500 laptop with Windows only energy management software (my battery stop charging at 60% for long lasting life). Setting the threshold from Windows, it remains also with Ubuntu ...