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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How to install a fingerprint reader on Lenovo ThinkPad with ubuntu 14.04

I have a Lenovo-ThinkPad which came with a fingerprint reader, I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I have no idea how to enable it. I already tried: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fingerprint/fingerprint-gui ...
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Very small everything on my monitor - Lenovo Yoga 2 pro

I've tried this:" To make permanent (and also nicer, xrandr scaling doesn’t look good), create a file /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-monitor.conf with this content: Section "Monitor" Identifier "eDP1" ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad N580 - Screen ALWAYS Shaking/Flickering

The screen flickering all began a few weeks after installing Ubuntu 13.10, and (unrelated to this specific problem) the laptop wouldn't upgrade to 14.04 through the usual way. Recently, though, I ...
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Laptop doesn't suspend

My laptop is Lenova T530 and I use Ubuntu 13.10. When I try to suspend the laptop (either by selecting suspend from the menu or by closing the lid), it doesn't suspend. It appears that it's trying to ...
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Installed Ubuntu and now my Windows 8 installation is no longer recognized?

I installed the latest version of Ubuntu last night on my Lenovo T440s and Ubuntu runs perfectly. In fact, the only reason I need to get back onto Windows is for my files, but now Windows 8 does not ...
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Brightness Problem

I have a lenovo z570 laptop. I have currently switched to Ubuntu 14.04. I am unable to control the brightness and it is always set to high. Please help. I have searched for the problem but none of ...
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Buetooth problem on 14.04 LTS. The switch button does nothing

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS over Windows7 on a Lenovo laptop G580. I have integrated bluetooth adapter and it worked very well on windows, but now, I can use my wireless mouse and keyboard, but ...
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Cannot change screen refresh rate

Here is my xrandr output: Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 1920 x 1080, maximum 16384 x 16384 VGA-0 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) HDMI-0 disconnected (normal left inverted ...
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Lenovo B480 Laptop

I have successfully installed Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit OS on Lenovo B480 Processor. But, presently, I am having "finger-print" reader configuration error. As suggested, I have followed below documentation ...
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Wifi Not Working On Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo G 50-30

I am facing problem to enable wifi on my Lenovo G50-30 Below are the command out put please help me out lspci | grep -i wireless 02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. ...
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Installation of Ubuntu on Lenovo B480 Laptop

I have Lenovo B480 Laptop, a year old, having Windows 7 64 bit installed. Now, I want to install ubuntu desktop on it. So, would like to know whether my laptop hardware is having 100% compatibility ...
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Error 1962 : No operating system found after installing 14.04.1 Server amd64 on Lenovo ThinkCentre M81

I got "Error 1962 : No operating system found" after installing 14.04.1 Server amd64 on Lenovo ThinkCentre M81. Firstly, The installation is finished successfully and Ubuntu prompts me to pull out of ...
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Cannot boot into the bootable USB stick on Lenovo G470

I want to help my sister to move from Windows 7 to Linux Ubuntu 14.04.1. When I boot the computer into the bootable USB stick, it just show me : ------------------------------------------------↓ ...
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Experience with Ubuntu 14.04 on Yoga 2 Pro [duplicate]

Can someone who has installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro and is using it, tell me his or her impressions of work? Thank you :)
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Webcam issues on Lenovo Ideapad Y510 (Ubuntu 14.04)

Skype an Google Hangouts seem to be unable to use my build-in webcam on IdeaPad Y510. In Skype it just does not show me the option to start video conversation. But when I am going to Skype -> Options ...
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Ubuntu Desktop certified hardware for Lenovo Laptop “G50-70 Intel Core i3 4010U”

I have bought a Lenovo Laptop "G50-70 Intel Core i3 4010U" with pre-installed Windows 8. I would like to install Linux but I can't find the software for my laptop here, which one is the most ...
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ALPS touchpad detected as PS/2, corrected with psmouse-dkms-alpsv7 but reset after reboot

Hope someone can help me a little with this problem. I have a Lenovo Ideapad Z510, with a ALPS touchpad. And OS = Kubuntu 14.04 (Windows 8.1 alongside with it) The touchpad is detected as an PS/2 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04,NVIDIA Corporation GF108M [NVS 5400M] laptop monitor problem

I am having a problem with making the laptop monitor work with the latest ubuntu. I am using optimus on lenovo t430 at the moment and when I try to activate the laptop monitor I get an extended ...
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Closing a laptop top and keeping ubuntu running

I have a Lenovo Edge E130 and a problem with Ubuntu 14.04. If I close the top the OS is sent to sleep mode. I would like to keep Ubuntu running. What exactly is the cause of this behavior?
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How do I enable right click on a Lenovo Z580?

Right click doesn't work with Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo Z580. One can work around this using a two-finger click, but its pretty annoying.
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Problem with AMD HD Radeon 8570M Graphics Card [closed]

I Have a Lenovo Essential G505s. I Have tried various linux distros but my graphics card seems to have very less support for linux distros. I have an AMD HD Radeon 8650G (int) / AMD HD Radeon 8570M ...
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Internet connection problem - Broadcom + Lenovo Ideapad + Ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to Linux/Ubuntu, and I'd like some help with setting up wifi with it. I have a broadcom wireless router (Broadcom Corporation BCM4312). This is the config: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet ...
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Lenovo Y40 Wirless issues

I cannot seem to get the wireless network card working on my lenovo y40. I am new to linux so I am pretty lost on how to fix this. Here is the output of lshw -C network: *-network ...
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Lenovo x1 carbon (gen1) battery life

I'm using an Lenovo x1 carbon (gen1) and have Ubuntu 14.04 and tlp installed. I'm really dissapointed about the battery life. Some people claim to have 6 hours ...
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Wireless disabled by hardware switch Lenovo Y40

I recently got a lenovo Y40 laptop and after i installed ubuntu 14.04 (also in the live usb) Wireless doesn't work. It says that it is disabled by hardware switch, however the hardware switch doesnt ...
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Virtualbox / Lenovo will not capture F12 to PXE boot

System description: Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo T440s laptop VirtualBox 4.3.12.r93733 VirtualBox is set up to use LAN network in bridged mode and I'm trying to PXE boot into an install server on our LAN. ...
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Battery Life in Lenovo E430 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 Lts on lenovo thinkpad e430. the computer is brand new and I had windows 8 installed before. in windows 8 battery life for ordinary use was about 3 hours, but in ubuntu it ...
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Unable to unblock Ideapad z570 broadcom wireless adapter

I have a lenovo ideapad z570 laptop with BCM4313 adapter... $ lspci -vvnn | grep 14e4 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:4727] ...
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Why doesn't xrandr recognize my view as connected, even though it's on?

I have a dual screen setup via a Lenovo docking station, the laptop itself has its lid shut. The two screens are mirror display, i.e. both are clearly on and working to some extent, they both display ...
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Lenovo S430 Fancontrol problems

Earlier today I noticed my laptop getting quite hot. The first reaction was to make sure nothing was clogging the laptop, and since there wasnt I started looking into getting some fan control for the ...
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TouchScreen Stopped Working After Installation - Lenovo g400s Touch

I tested the Live Image before installing to make sure the touchscreen was going to work. Everything went fine, the installation ends, and after reboot, the touchscreen stopped working. I am running ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Lenovo IdeaTab Lynx K3011

This is my first forum post. I recently purchased a Lenovo IdeaTab Lynx K3011 equipped from the factory with Windows 8. I have been using Ubuntu for years and want to install Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 on ...
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Ubuntu on Lenovo G50-70/G40-70

I am shopping around for a new laptop and came across Lenovo G50-70/G40-70 on the market which has an option of not having any OS installed. I regularly use Windows, but in the recent years I am ...
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Lenovo Ideapad U430p audio, drivers

I have just ordered lenovo U430p, Installed ubuntu 14.04. Everything worked like a charm, except the audio. Though audio works and is detected by the system, the sound is very low as compared to ...
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Broadcom wireless driver on Lenovo B590

I've just bought a notebook Lenovo B590 with Windows 8 preinstalled. I tried the Live version of Ubuntu 14.04. The WiFi wasn't working, but I went on Additional Driver and I selected "Using Broadcom ...
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Activate/deactivate Wi-Fi on Lenovo B5400 under Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Lenovo B5400 with Ubuntu 14.04 x64. The ethernet port works fine. How can I enable/disable the wifi connection? I have no hardware button for this functionality. Under Windows I can press ...
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WiFi connects to nothing?

When I resume my laptop from sleep the wireless connection will be connecting to a blank space. To fix it I have to disconnect, wait a few seconds and them reconnect to my network. Is there any way to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 failed LiveUSB boot on Lenovo G580 [duplicate]

So.. hello, everyone. I have a Lenovo G580 laptop, with 4 GB RAM, Intel Core i3, 2.5GHz and pre-installed Windows 8, which I updated to Windows 8.1 . I was like "wow, it's be so nice to have Ubuntu ...
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How to make a Lenovo Ideapad Z510 as dual boot?

I am planning to go for a Lenovo Ideapad Z510 which comes along with Windows 8.1. Now I need to install Ubuntu (Linux) on it. So how do I go about making the system dual boot? Which version of Ubuntu ...
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Lenovo Y510P: Battery wont charge past 60%

On my y510p, I set Lenovos battery software to "Optimize battery health" while I was in Windows 8.1. I forgot to change it before overwriting that partition with Ubuntu, and now my battery in Ubuntu ...
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Lenovo G780 no ethernet (Qualcomm Atheros AR8162) on 14.04

First of all, I want to say I have been struggling with this issue for more than a year, you may think this is a duplicate, but it's not as none of the solutions worked for me, I'll try to be as ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 in lenovo g700 can't detect any wireless networks? [duplicate]

I have a new Lenovo g700 notebook, and just installed Ubuntu 14.04 , but it seems not to be able to configure or list the wireless networks, How can i solve this problem :\ Any advice will greatly ...
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Qualcomm Atheros QCA8172 Not network traffic is showed

I just buy a new Lenovo Ideapad S410p with this ethernet card: mario@mario-IdeaPad-S410p:~$ lspci -nn | grep 0200 03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Qualcomm Atheros QCA8172 Fast Ethernet ...
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Access the gyroscope and accellerator on Yoga 2 Pro

I have a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro and would like to get the gyroscope running. But how should I start accessing it and including it in my system? (Here I made a dump of lspci -vvv and lsmod on my Lenovo ...
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Simulate a middle-click on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Synaptics touchpad

I Am writing a Guide How to install Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro To get a middle Mousebutton, I tried this: I edited the file /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-synaptics.conf. There I edited the ...
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Restart instead of shutdown after suspend

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Thinkpad T530. I noticed that if I suspend the laptop at some point, the next shutdown will instead cause a restart. It seems that I am not alone with this (and ...
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Lenovo T440P Ubuntu 14.04 compatibility?

Have anyone had any luck with installing a clean copy of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo T440P (I have NVidia 730m on it, FYI)? My screen wouldn't even come past the language chooser a month ago, so I was ...
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When booting ubuntu, it states: thinkpad_acpi: Unsupported brightness interface

As the title says, when I boot my pc to Ubuntu (14.04), it says something like this: [ 23.025150] thinkpad_acpi: Unsupported brightness interface, please contact ibm-acpi-devel@... And this ...
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WIFI dropping in Lenovo Thinkpad T410

My wifi is constant dropping and i am not able to get a consistent connection , not even for a minute. My laptop is a Lenovo Thinkpad T410 and the Ubuntu 14.04 is a fresh install. So is this a kernel ...
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LiveUSB will not Boot on Lenovo v570

I have a Lenovo v570 that I'm trying to do a clean install of trusty on and for the life of me I can't find any way to get it working. When I try to boot from the SD card it's on, it doesn't even ...