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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“No operating system found” on lenovo - no dual boot

Saturday I tried to wipe out windows from my desktop computer and install ubuntu instead. I used an usb stick with ubuntu 14.05. The installation routine terminated normally, so I rebooted the ...
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Lenovo Y50-70 windows 8.1 dual boot ubuntu 15.04 legacy or UEFI?

I have a lenovo y50-70 system with pre-installed windows 8.1 os and 1TB hybrid hard drive with 8GB SSD. And by firmware says( please find the attachment) Boot Mode [Legacy Support] Boot Priority [ ...
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Lenovo Yoga 3 14 Qualcomm Atheros device 168c:0041 rev 20 Not working

I am writing this post out of desperation. I have been trying to make my wifi run on a freshly installed Ubuntu 15.10 for the past 3 days. Nothing helped. I literally tried anything on the internet ...
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Lenovo Ideapad won't reboot or shutdown on Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04

I have problem on my Lenovo Ideapad 100 with linux operating system. I install Ubuntu 15.04, it was stuck at Ubuntu logo at shutdown and show black screen when reboot.
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lenovo yoga 3-14: no audio

Installed lubuntu on my new (refurbished) laptop. It's going reasonably well (even got wifi going) but I'm not getting any sound out of it. > lspci -v | grep -A5 -i audio 00:03.0 Audio device: ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on new Skylake ultrabook? (Thinkpad Yoga 260)

it's my first post to askubuntu, therefore I will try my best. My problem is, that I bought a Thinkpad Yoga 260 and tried to install Ubuntu on it, but if I start the boot USB key and select the ...
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Can't turn on wireless Lan on Lenovo E31-70 80KC! Key Problem?

I am new to the forum and I hope that I don't violate any rules. Two days ago I bought a new laptop (Lenovo E31-70 80KC) and directly installed ubuntu on it. During the installation process I was ...
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Startup hangs (graphics/nvidia problem?): Ubuntu 14.04, Lenovo W541 laptop

After foolishly restarting my Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo W541 laptop, I cannot reach the login screen: screens with GRUB and stylized "Ubuntu (five dots below)" both showed fine, but screen went blank before ...
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Right click Lenovo X60 not working (not touchpad)

My Lenovo X60 right click button is not working in Ubuntu 14.04. I'm pretty sure I used it with 12.04 long time ago and it was working fine. Please note this is not a synaptics touchpad, it's actually ...
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Lenovo Yoga 3 Wifi Not Working on Ubuntu 15.10

I've seen a bunch of posts all around the internet about the Yoga line of laptops having wifi issues on older versions of ubuntu, but it seems this issue was patched in version 15.10. Well I just ...
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How to rectify lack of password prompt on waking in GNOME on a Lenovo E550?

I'm currently running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Lenovo Thinkpad E550. This is a dual boot machine with Windows 8. I recently wanted to try another desktop environment and settled on Gnome to begin with. ...
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LenovoY-50 not responding after hibernation?

I have a Lenovo y-50 with Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 LTS, that does not work after I close and open up the lid. I always have to restart the computer to resume working. Does anyone have any suggestions on how ...
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Lenovo Edge 2-1580 installed camera not recognized

I purchased the L Edge 2-1580 about 2 months ago. I used the internal camera once, however when I attempt to use it either by it self or on a site the system says that it I need to install my camera ...
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Lenovo ideapad 500-15acz wireless card is not recognized

I installed ubuntu 15.10 onto my new laptop that normally runs windows 10 and I cant get ubuntu to recognize that the wireless card exists at all. The windows 10 driver is called Atheros WLAN Driver ...
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Wireless and Bluetooth are not working - Lenovo Y700

I have an issue trying to enable my wireless card for wifi and bluetooth. I have been looking on Google some answer but no one can fix this problem. As far I can see it's a problem with hard block, ...
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No wireless for lenovo flex 3 1480 [duplicate]

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my new flex 3 1480. I do not see wireless option. I tried the solution mentioned in this post but it doesn't work. Output of the wireless script can be found ...
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Lenovo Y50-70 integrated camera not detected (Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device 5249)

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo Y50-70 and the integrated camera is not detected on cheese. When I "lspci" I get this: "Unassigned class [ff00]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device 5249 (rev 01)". ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes after connecting HDMI

Just after connecting the HDMI cable, my screen freezes for about 20 seconds, after which it works normally. Doesn't happen when I plug out. The second monitor works fine, recognizes both mirrored and ...
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Can't boot from USB after bundled install

On a carbon X1, I attempted to install 15.10 via usb boot disk. The install progressed until it came to a solid purple screen. On reboot, I now see this Not panicing myself (pun intended), it ...
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bluetooth is disabled on my ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

hello please help guys i cant enable blue tooth in my laptop user@spider-king:~$ lspci -knn | grep Net -A2; lsusb; uname -a 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 ...
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X1 Carbon 3rd Gen - Ambient Light Sensor

I'm wondering if anyone made ALS (Ambient Light Sensor) work in Ubuntu/Mint. I can see some work was done for IdeaPad and HP's ALS, but cannot find anything useful for X1 Carbon 3rd Gen. I assume main ...
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Unable to change brightness in a Lenovo z500 laptop with Ubuntu 15.10

Brightness adjustment keys have no effect (although they are recognized by the environment), and I can't change the brightness using GUI tools as well. In Windows 10 i had the same problem and after ...
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Mini Displayport not carrying audio using an HDMI adapter on a Thinkpad X250

My new Lenovo Thinkpad X250 has a Mini-Displayport as a digital audio-video output: I use to connect it to a TV using a Lenovo HDMI adapter. Although, audio is not shared. With respect to other ...
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I cant connect internet with wifi

I built Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo e430 laptop. Firstly I was having a problem about internet speed while connecting with wifi. I found some solutions on internet and while I was trying to fixed this ...
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How to turn off keyboard backlight if keyboard is broken?

My keyboard had the backlight on when it stopped working (due to spillage) and now I can't use the Fn + space to shut it off. Are there any commands or settings I can use without using the laptop ...
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How do I get the fingerprint reader to work on a Lenovo W550s laptop?

OK so I have a Lenovo W550s laptop with Ubuntu installed (14.04LTS), on my laptop there is a fingerprint reader for login on windows. I would really appreciate if any of you guys could help me use ...
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Grub disappear on Lenovo E531

Hi and Happy New Year. I have the following problem. My Lenovo E531 have dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. The problem is, that grub just disappear. I install Ubuntu normally and use it normally. ...
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Lenovo G580 Atheros AR9485 Not Working

I am facing a BIG problem regarding Wi-Fi in Ubuntu 14.0.4. System is Lenovo G580. I have read almost 50+ threads related to this problem but none of them are working for me. Details:- Commands that ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad 11e uses power while hibernated and wakes when on open lid

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad 11e, running Ubuntu 14.04 with XFCE desktop. When I hibernate the system an image is written to disk, and when the system is restarted it resumes from this image. Everything ...
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Slow Boot in Ubuntu 15.10 on Lenovo Y500

I am experiencing extremely slow boot times on my Ubuntu 15.10. It is a clean install over what used to be Windows 8.1 (with uefi). Startup ranges from a minute to a minute and a half, with about ...
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Wireless stopped connecting in Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo G50-70 2 days back,and the wireless was working fine. But since yesterday I have not been able to connect to the wireless network. The laptop detects the network, ...
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Wireless driver for Lenovo Ideapad Y700?

Is anyone working on a wireless driver for the Lenovo Ideapad Y700 ? I bought one for my son, who is in high school. The deal was that he had to run dual OS (Windows and Ubuntu) get familiar with ...
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Bluetooth disable Lenovo G580 Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 and now i cant turn on Bluetooth. I also installed Blueman but it still does not work. I found this other forum entry (Bluetooth not working Lenovo G580 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) ...
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Wireless not available on Lenovo ideapad 300-15ISK

I recently purchased a Lenovo ideapad 300-15ISK. It came with Windows 10 installed. On Windows 10 I could connect to my home network using Wifi. I replaced the hard drive with a brand new SSD drive ...
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Very Low Mic sound problem in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Lenovo G50-70)

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04. Everything is working fine except sound. Mic is not properly working. Particularly on Skype calls, the other person is hardly able to hear my voice despite speaking ...
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Lenovo T420 TrackPoint “Mous Buttons” not working correct

i have a problem with my "new" second hand Lenovo T420. When i use the Track Point while the left "mouse Button" for the track point is pressed pages are scrolled up and down. Also i cant drag and ...
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install ubuntu on thinkpad t450 [duplicate]

I am about to partition and install Ubuntu on a Lenovo Thinkpad T450. I need /home to be on a separate partition. Can you please guide me or point to a tutorial ? Thanks a lot
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 on IBM x3300 M4 - Grub is not installing

Ubuntu on IBM/Lenovo x3300 M4 Everything went fine till Grub installation stage. Not completed the installation with a fatal error massage. We are using RAID Zero with 3 HDDs. Please help.
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Wireless issue in lenovo g40-30

i see in the forum differents steps to repair the issue i got in my computer, i got computer Lenovo g40-30, the issue is; the wireless or wifi connect for a few minutes and after some time, the ...
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15.10 hangs on loading on Lenovo thinkpad tablet 2

I followed this instruction Got access to grub boot menu: Try ubuntu..., Install ubuntu..., OEM install..., Check disk... Selecting any item of menu leads to blank scren, couple of seconds blinking ...
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Palm rejection for a ThinkPad Yoga 12

I'm a new user trying to take advantage of Xournal on my ThinkPad Yoga 12 with an active digitizer running Ubuntu 14.04. Ideally, I would like to not get a bunch of dots and random crazy lines when I ...
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Lenovo T540p undocking triggers logout

I recently got a new Lenovo T540p with corresponding docking station and installed Ubuntu 14.04 (and later 15.10 with the same problem) on it. The problem is that whenever I release the laptop from ...
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Lenovo T430s BIOS does not hold time settings after powering down

Lenovo T430s CMOS/BIOS does not hold time settings after powering down. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 as single boot stand alone I have replaced the CMOS battery, and have spent hours searching online ...
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problem with tp_smapi on ubuntu 15.4 lenovo thinkpad e440

I can not load tp_smapi on my ubuntu15.4 lenovo thikpad e440. I get the following error : modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'tp_smapi': No such device or address
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Never redirected to wifi logon pages (Ubuntu 15.10, multiple browsers, Intel 8260 wireless card, Lenovo Ideapad)

So the problem is mostly in the header, I live in an apartment where I essentially have access to a type of guest wifi, and I need to access the login page to be able to log in at all. I can connect ...
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How to fix Secure Boot error “Image failed to verify with *ACCESS DENIED*” on startup?

When I started up my machine this morning (I have Secure Boot and UEFI only enabled) I got this error (sorry for low quality image): What does it mean by Image failed to verify with *ACCESS ...
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Install Ubuntu on Lenovo S440 [duplicate]

I'm getting really fed up of my current Windows 10 install on my Lenovo S440 ThinkPad (2.4 GHz processor, 8 Gb RAM, and a 16 Gb SSD swap drive), and would like to install Ubuntu 14.04 as a dual boot, ...
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Lenovo Z50 75 battery drains fast after installing Ubuntu?

I installed Ubuntu on my Lenovo Z50-75. Battery drains very fast and almost 1% per one second. Cannot resolve this issue, couldn't find any solution from previous threads as well. Can someone help me
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Lenovo g51 networking on Ubuntu 15. 01

So I recently downloaded 15.01 to my Lenovo g51, and I can't seem to get the network card to work. I have installed pipelight, but I'm not sure what else to do.
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Radeon R9 (HD8900) X.org or AMD graphics (Ubuntu 15.10)?

I'm using a Lenovo Z50-71 with on board Intel Graphics: VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics [8086:1616] (rev 09) and Display controller ...