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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Webcam not found on Lenovo Thinkpad E550

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on a new Thinkpad E550. Webcam is not found. Works fine in windows. Have tried GTK instead of Cheese. Have tried Ubuntu 15.
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Lenovo dock HDMI audio external monitor

I got a Lenovo T440s and a docking station, where the docking station is connected to a monitor (specs) with internal speakers through HDMI. My problem is I cannot seem to be able to change the audio ...
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Compatibility with Intel Xeon E3-1500M processors

new here, just wondering if it looks positive for Ubuntu compatibility with the yet-to-be-released Intel Xeon E3-1500M series processors (e.g., Lenovo P50/70 laptops)?
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Can't enable my wifi on Lenovo G40-30 laptop

I've searched for an answer by myself for a very long time but nothing helped me. I can't turn my wifi on (although it works perfectly with Windows) and I can't use ethernet for other reasons. I've ...
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Lenovo G50-80 Ubuntu 14.04 Wifi not working

Good afternoon. I've bought a Lenovo G50-80, and I've installed Ubuntu 14. I have a problem with Wifi, because it only works for few minutes, when in Windows 8 it works fine. I've read several ...
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lenovo z5070 touchpad scrolling not working

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running on Lenovo Z5070 and the Touchpad is working fine but the Scrolling isn't working at all. I tried many solutions but I wasn't able to make it work. My cat ...
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Wlan0 Driver not working [duplicate]

Wifi is not working in Lenovo z41-70 (Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot) which I recently purchased. The output of lspci-nnk : 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:0041] (rev 20) ...
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Just installed ubuntu gnome 3 15.04, on a new Yoga 3 14 but the hardware for the wifi is disabled and I can't turn it on with the wifi switch?

I have tried a few commands I found online and I also disabled and then re-enabled the wireless capabilities in the BIOS screen but still no Wifi. I cannot use an Ethernet cable because the Yoga 3 14 ...
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Lenovo X1 Carbon 2015 only boots on second attempt on 15.04 - but always fails on first boot

After Kernel upgrade last week my lenovo x1 carbon 2015 fails to boot on first attempt (with nice graphics). It is configured with full disk encryption so I usually see a nice ubuntu screen with ...
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Ubuntu on Lenovo keeps waking up by itself when in suspended mode

That can happen after a few seconds like many people have described, or after a few minutes or hours. The display remains turned off, only when I press keyboard or move the mouse it gets turned on. ...
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Ubuntu certified hardware: Lenovo IBM System x3100 M5 v1 vs v2

I found on this page that "Lenovo IBM System x3100 M5 (Intel Series v2)" is Ubuntu certified. Unfortunately, I can only find v1 from local stores. The only difference I noticed is their CPU spec: ...
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Poweroff Issue in Ubuntu 14.10 on Lenovo Z570

I just switched to using ubuntu from windows. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS On my Lenovo z570 laptop and everything works fine except for the issue with the Poweroff. When i shutdown the system, I end ...
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unable to enter BIOS after dual booting with Ubuntu 15.04

I have Lenovo (G580 Model 20157) laptop. It had Windows 8.1. I dual booted it with Ubuntu 15.04. I am unable to go into BIOS setup since then. I tried that by: Pressing F1, F2, F3,F4,F5, F6, F7, F8, ...
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My wifi Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:0041] (rev 20) doesn't show up and work in Ubuntu 14.04.3 on Lenovo flex 3 14

I am new on linux systems I have tried some of the relevant solutions, those I could follow up, But nothing yet.Please help me figuring this out. Wireless info START Report from: 24 Sep 2015 ...
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Suspend is not working on Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo G40-70

I tried to close the lid of my laptop but after i open the lid sometimes the screen is stay blank, if not there come the lockscreen, after i enter password then it stuck (no response everything stops ...
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Problem with Adobe Audition 1.5 (running under Wine)

I'd had always been using Adobe Audition 1.5 (software created to Windows), and now I use it with Lubuntu through Wine. I use it on my Sony Vaio laptop and my Lenovo desktop. My problem is since two ...
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Lenovo Y580 drops wired network (Layer 3) connection after some usage

My wired ethernet connection on my Lenovo Y580 drops its wired connection consistently after some data is successfully sent/received. I believe that the amount of data sent over the connection ...
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Mouse suspends randomly

It happens that my mouse kind of suspends sometimes if I use the keyboard or the touchpad. It doesn't react to movement then but waits until a click is done. Unfortunately this happens rather random ...
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Thinkpad T450 Wifi AC 7265 is not working in Ubuntu 15.04

I had purchased new laptop Lenovo T450 few days ago. I chose it because I want everything works out of the box, but unfortunately it didn't The wireless wasn't show up. I have dual boot with Windows ...
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Built-in webcam not working on Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Thinkpad E450

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Thinkpad E450. The system can't see the webcam, it's not found when I turn on Cheese or Skype, neither when I try to list it using lsusb. It works fine on Windows ...
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Touchpad sensitivity of my Lenovo laptop decreased substantially

The touchpad sensitivity of my Lenovo laptop decreased substantially after switching from Windows to Ubuntu. I tried to install synaptics driver, but that did not improve it. Earlier my touchpad ...
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Installing 15.04 on X250 is not supported by lenovo

Here is a summary: According to Lenovo Tech support, it is no longer possible to boot from a memory stick (i.e., a ubuntu boot stick) once you upgrade to Windows 10. Microsoft has locked out ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Lts not detecting bluetooth devices in Lenovo E440

My lenovo e440 machine using ubuntu14.04 lts wansn't able to detect any bluetooth devices, i tried to install blueman but didn't help...could someone be so nice as to help :) code: lspci -nnk | grep ...
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Touchpad not detected Lenovo N500

I'm a linux newbie and am trying to get Ubuntu 14.04.3 running on an old Lenovo N500 laptop, but the touchpad is not being detected. I have checked it works in Windows. When I run xinput -list The ...
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wifi disabled by hardware switch in ubuntu 14.04 lenovo yoga 3

Recently I have dual booted my Lenovo 3 14 with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I had issues with WiFi and Bluetooth but was able to get them downloaded by installing bcwml-kernel-source. It was ...
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Lenovo y40 will not allow me to install ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo y40. intel i7 8gb memory 250 ssd hardrive AMD Radeon R9 M275 grapchis card windows 8.1 upgraded to windows 10 (did a fresh install) I've tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 from USB, ...
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No sound at maximum display resolutions on Lenovo Q190

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS and all updates on Lenovo Q190. It is connected via HDMI and via receiver (Pioneer VSX-828 with 5.1 sound system) to external monitor - Toshiba TV panel. I don't ...
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Atheros AR9485 wifi disconnects randomly

I recently bought a new computer that has an Atheros AR9485 wireless NIC. So far it has been working ok except this one issue: Randomly (as far as I can tell) it will completely lose the internet ...
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Lenovo G580, Atheros 8162, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - unstable, slow ethernet and no wifi

May be somebody knows what to do? Thanks. I tried all recipies from this site and others ... After switch on the computer I am waiting for 5 or 10 minutes before connection. Then I can see sites but ...
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14.04 ThinkPad S1 Yoga Doesn't always resume from suspend

I bought a Thinkpad S1 Yoga refurbished just a few days ago and did a full install of Ubuntu 14.04. I'm having an issue with resuming from suspend after closing the screen; it seems to be more ...
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Brightness will not change on Ideapad p400

I recently installed Ubuntu 14 (can't remember which release) to dual boot with Windows 10 on my Lenovo IdeaPad p400 Touch. It gave me the option to upgrade to 15.04, which I decided to do. After ...
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How can I install and run Ubuntu directly from an SD card?

I've heard that this is possible and I want to do this. I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS.iso(64-bit) file and used win32 Disk Imager to write it onto two SD cards to try and get it to work. The SD ...
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To enable Bluetooth adapter in Lenovo G50-30 in 14.04

I know this thread Enable bluetooth on lenovo ideapad y480. I recall having problems with the Wifi connection with this laptop, similar thread here. Now, I noticed that I get the error no bluetooth ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 not loading after clean installation (hangs at “GRUB loading.”)

I bought a new Laptop. Lenovo Y500 with the Intel Quad and GT650 SLI configuration. (maybe this is important) I set the whole thing up to load Legacy BIOS primary. As usual I installed on the HDD ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 with Intel Integrated Graphics on X1 Carbon freezes frequently

I have a Lenovo X1 Carbon 2015 with 8GB. I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 with 3.19.0-26 kernel on it. Every so often (and its quite frequent) my machine runs out of memory using Chromium, and then it would ...
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Graphics Issues in Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo Thinkpad W540

I am recently having issues with my graphics and my computer is running comparatively slow.. I have the following error from my kernel: cat /var/log/kern.log | grep failed [121792.821076] ...
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backlight trouble xubuntu lenovo ideapad 100

Brightness control is reversed. When I press the brightness control keys the increase button will make it dim and visa versa. The indicator for the brightness on display is also backwards, and before ...
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Installing ubuntu on a Thinkpad T420s

I was wondering if I will be able to install the latest version of Ubuntu on the T420S, which runs the following specs: Intel i5 2520M processor 120GB SSD 8GB RAM Intel 3000 GPU I'll be using the ...
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Newest Laptops in Ubuntu Certified hardware list?

I am looking for a new laptop, with the intent to run Ubuntu Linux on it. I have a preference for Lenovo, but Asus is good too. So I started looking at the Ubuntu Certified hardware list but then I ...
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System unable to detect wireless driver/connections Lenovo G50-80 Laptop

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 (kernel 3.19.0-26-generic), alongwith Windows 10. I am unable to connect to the wireless on my Ubuntu OS. I'm posting outputs of certain commands : tyagi@tyagi:~$ ...
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Strange font and mouse behavior during startup (14.04)

I've noticed a strange behavior when booting up in Ubuntu 14.04. If I open a terminal in the first few minutes, the terminal uses one font. After a few minutes the cursor will disappear for about 30 ...
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Ralink RT3090 wifi hard-blocked on IdeaPad S205

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.3 on someone's IdeaPad S205. Ever since booting from live USB, WiFi wasn't available, saying it was "disabled by hardware switch". Yes, I have rebooted a couple of ...
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Wireless stops working soon after computer start when using WPA2 encryption

I'm having a weird problem with my computer where my wifi stops working some time after my computer starts up. The only way to get it working again is to restart my computer. I know the problem is not ...
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Install stops on Lenovo laptop

I've tried installing Ubuntu 15.04 desktop amd 64 on my older Lenovo B575 laptop. I've used a flash drive and a dvd with no success. I choose the language then it seems to be doing things for a while ...
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Touchscreen support for Lenovo S1 Yoga / 14.04 LTS how to install?

I have a S1 Yoga from Lenovo. How can I use the touch screen of this machine? BTW I am playing with linux for a long time but I am not a linux pro. BR Ulros
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Computer turns on immediately after being shut down

My laptop (Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2 15) cannot be shut down. I have tried both the shutdown button in the upper right corner and typing a command into the terminal. The result was the same - the laptop ...
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Wireless disabled problem

I had a problem with wifi on my Lenovo g50-30. wifi was disabled. I read on ubuntuforums that command: sudo modprobe -r ideapad-laptop sudo rfkill unlock all rfkill list all would help and it ...
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Lenovo B50 power management

Lenovo B50 power management is not working with Ubuntu 14 and 15 versions when shutted down the laptop is still running while only the screen is switched off, same when restarting Regards John
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Unable to connect to Wifi in 14.04 LTS?

I have Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E430(32-bit) laptop. I have installed the 14.04 ubuntu version fresh rather than upgrading from the previous version. I am using this version for around 1 year. The wifi ...
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Why can't I see one specific wifi network?

I bought my Lenovo IdeaPad S400 few years ago and immediately installed Ubuntu. Up to this day, Ubuntu 14.04 is running (without problem). However, without changing anything in the system or in the ...