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 much time will it take to install Ubuntu on a lenovo g50-80? [duplicate]

I've been waiting for the past 15-20 minutes, but it's still showing me a white screen... What should I do?
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step by step solution to fan problem in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I quite recently replaced my laptop fan and was functioning, at least fine though the speed seems to be low in Ubuntu. Now I think after updating the system (not sure) fan does not seem working. $...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo P50

i recently got a Lenovo P50 and tried to install Ubuntu 14.04. But I'm always ending up in a black screen... I tried all the things mentioned here ubuntu 14.04 black screen when installing but ...
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Upgrading from 16.04 daily to 16.04 LTS

I have a Yoga 900 and I would really like to install Ubuntu on the machine. But the trackpad and touchscreen do not work in Ubuntu natively. There is a fix by installing Ubuntu 16.04 daily on Yoga ...
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Failed to read FDPMA queued

Dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 and Win7 Fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo G510. Every thing appears fine until reboot, then I get Failed to read FDPMA queued. After a few reboots I might get back in. ...
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How well does Ubuntu touch on the Lenovo tab 2 a10 work

Hi I thinking about to buy a lenovo tab 2 a10, but it has android and i don't like much as a normal os, eg: ubuntu. How can i install Ubuntu touch in lenovo tab 2 a10? What i have to do? thanks
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Activate bluetooth on ubuntu 15.10 using lenovo ideapad S300

after upgrading to 15.10 the bluetooth is not working. The icon is not available on the menu bar. Help would be appreciated! output of lsusb: Bus 004 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad L460 Touchpad not working

today I received my brand new Lenovo ThinkPad L460. So I installed a fresh Ubuntu 15.10 on it and everything worked well until I wanted to use the Touchpad. It is not working / not even recognized. ...
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Lenovo Ideapad z500 keyboard/screen backlight issues

I cannot get my back-light on my keyboard to work whatsoever and the brightness of the screen only has two settings: maximum or eye scalding maximum. I have been searching forums high and low for ...
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Lenovo T450s Multi Touch Support

I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 on a Lenovo t450s. I'm curious if it is possible to add multitouch (3 finger gestures) using a background application such as touchegg. I ran touchegg, but it did not ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not connecting to wifi [duplicate]

I just bought a lenovo ideapad and installed 14.04lts. Currently it shows the wi-fi icon as trying to connect but a few second later it shows the alert that I have been disconnected. Can anyone help? ...
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Speaker issue Lenova Yoga 2 Pro

just installed ubunutu 14.04 and having trouble getting my speakers to work. i have a lenovo yoga 2 pro. I am new to ubunut, last time i had it was like 4 years ago, but windows 10 drove me away ...
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Ubuntu does not resume after suspend - Lenovo IdeaPad z510

My OS hangs during starting resume. (Suspend works fine.) System can be rebooted only with CTRL + ALT + Print Screen + REISUB. I have tried downgrade kernel. It does not work( "mce: [Hardware ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 wifi not listed Lenovo ideapad 500

i recently install Ubuntu 15.10 onto my Lenovo Ideapad 500. For the life of me I can't get the wifi on my laptop to work with this OS. Ive tried everything but only ethernet works. My wifi worked fine ...
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Could not switch the monitor configuration CRTC 577

I'm have a Lenovo P50 with a Thinkpad Workstation Dock. I'm writing an OpenGL application and when I clean up and exit the application, I'm getting this error. I've tried other OpenGL applications ...
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Lenovo P50 Workstation w/ Thinkpad Workstation Doc

I have Ubuntu 14.04.03 working on my new Lenovo P50. There is one issue. Audio will not play out of the audio jack on the back of the docking station. lspci -nn | grep Audio shows: 00:1f.3 Audio ...
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Black screen, kernel panic and 'cannot enumerate USB' when installing Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkStation P700

I just got a new Lenovo ThinkStation P700 with Windows 7 Professional on it, and I would like very much to install Ubuntu on it. I tried to install Ubuntu both 14.04 and 15.10, unsuccessfully. First ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Essential G505S (59-380131) Laptop

The configuration of my laptop is: Lenovo Essential G505S (59-380131) Processor : APU Quad Core A10 RAM : 8GB [I have upgraded RAM from 4GB to 8GB] HDD : 1TB O.S. : Win7 Ultimate 64 Bit Graphics ...
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Brightness problem with ubuntu 15.10 and z500 lenovo laptops

Hi and thanks for ur attention. For z500 lenvo laptop there is a problem with brightness key on windows 8.1 and windows 10; and each one has their own solution. Currently I have windows 10 and for ...
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wifi ath9k does not work with ubuntu 15.10

I bought a new laptop lenovo ideapad 300-14isk, and I can't use the wifi. i installed ubuntu 15.10 and updated the OS via Ethernet. see uname -a : Linux laptop-Lenovo-ideapad-300-14ISK 4.2.0-27-...
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after last Update Touchpad stoped working

I have a lenovo z510 which has an ALPS v7 touchpad. After the new installation of xubuntu 14.04 I used this fix to make it work. Now, After the latest kernel-update it doesn't get recognized anymore. ...
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Lenovo y50-70 slow wifi in ubuntu 14.04

My connection to the internet is very slow even though i tested some drivers. I used a clone from github but the connection is still slow. Does anyone have an idea?
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Shift + numeric keypad prints number (with NumLock off)

Since Lenovo have decided to place the Home and End keys in unreachable locations on my Thinkpad, I use the numeric keypad for these. With NumLock off, 1 = End and 7 = Home. One typical use for this ...
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Lenovo T440 touchpad not recognised

With the risk of repeating already asked question, I decided to ask one of my own, because I didn't see a post about (potential) conflicting touchpad drivers. Brief story: installed (ed)Ubuntu 14....
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Qualcomm Atheros AR9565 Wifi Adapter. Can't find drivers

I am simply looking for where I can download the drivers(source code is fine, doesn't have to be precompiled) for my wifi adapter. My laptop manufacture is Lenovo and the model is Z50-75. The wifi ...
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Intel Corporation Wireless 8260 [8086:24f3] (rev 3a) [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu on the new Lenovo miix 700 and haven't been able to get the wireless working. I used to have to remove and blacklist the ideapad_laptop wireless driver/controller with sudo modprobe ...
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Lenovo thinkpad W540 and Ubuntu 15:10

I am a new user of Linux OS I have this laptop w540 with these configurations Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4810MQ CPU @ 2.80GHz Physical Memory DDR3, 32.000 GB Logical Sector Size Samsung ...
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Messed up bluetooth configuration, cannot see or connect to bluetooth devices

After a glitch, I tried reinstalling my bluetooth packages (Like attempting to uninstall bluetooth in device manager in Windows) and hcitool scan brings up the error: Device is not available: No such ...
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Lenovo - wifi and bluetooth problem [duplicate]

I've got problem with my wifi since I installed ubuntu 14.04. I've got very poor signal, wifi is unstable (disconnecting and connecting) especially while using torrent. When I disconnect from wifi ...
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how to reinstall ubuntu as part of dual boot with windows 10

As in this previous question, my Ubuntu has crashed unrepairably, so I must reinstall. Currently I have a dual boot partition with Windows 10 (working fine) and Ubuntu 15.10 (dead). My laptop is a ...
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Wife's new laptop + Ubuntu 14.04 wifi adapter not visible

Not sure what the standard procedure is since this is technically a duplicate but I imagine each person's issue has a slightly different solution... Recently installed Ubuntu on my wife's Lenovo Y40-...
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Turn off the CTRL + trackpad zoom function

When I press CTRL + mouse wheel on browser or application windows it zooms in! Have looked through synclient and inputx but can't figure out how to switch this very annoying feature off. Running ...
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Updated: Ignore finger resting on touchpad - Lenovo Yoga 700

I just got my new Lenovo Yoga 700 laptop, and I would like to disable the lower part of the touchpad so I can keep my finger on the button, while using my other finger to drag the mouse around. Edit: ...
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Cannot Install/Select Ubuntu

Dear Ubuntu Community, I have a problem with installing/using Ubuntu on my Windows 10 Machine "Lenovo Z50" Laptop. I have tried to install Ubuntu by booting from USB and DVD, however that was not ...
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How to know XF86 code for multimedia keys for i3 Windows Manager?

I have a Lenovo machine and pressing F4 used to close the focused window. I want this feature on my i3 desktop too. I tried adding: bindsym XF86Close kill to .i3/config. But it doesn't work. What ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad R61 on Ubuntu 15.10: Mobile broadband USB stick needs annoying number of trials until it eventually connects

I'm on a Lenovo Thinkpad R61 running Ubuntu 15.10 and have been doing so since 8.04 with this machine. Since a few weeks, maybe 2-3 months I've been experiencing troubles with the wireless broadband ...
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Not shutdown LenovoM73 PC ubuntu 15.10

New Lenovo M37 tiny desktop. I had installed Ubuntu 15.10. I facing some problem in Ubuntu 15.10. If I shut down my pc its not shut down its always restart. Please help me.
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Wifi not detected in ubuntu 14.04 after upgrading(incomplete upgrade) Lenovo z5070

I use Lenovo Z5070 , I was upgrading Ubuntu 14.04 using sudo apt-get upgrade . While i was upgrading, suddenly an error occurred and my wifi is not detected. I cant see any WiFi networks. even on ...
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Can't boot Linux from usb on Thinkpad W540

i've Ubuntu, Fedora, Kali mounted on 3 USB sticks and can't boot from any of them. i've disabled (fast-boot) option in windows and also made the following changes to BIOS : *secure boot: disables *...
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Super slow graphics on fresh install

Recently I just wiped windows and installed ubuntu on my lenovo yoga 2 pro. THe computer is by far capable of handling text editors, videos, etc. However, everything is super laggy and slow. When I ...
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Bluetooth not working on lenovo g50-30 (Ubuntu 15.10)

Problem above. If you need any more information feel free to ask me. movioli@movioli-Lenovo-G50-30:~$ lsusb Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 006: ID 105b:...
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Network unclaimed shown for network controller

I am facing difficulties connecting to wifi on my Lenovo Flex 3 1480 laptop on Ubuntu 14.04. It works fine on Windows. I am attaching wireless-info.txt that I got from : http://ubuntuforums.org/...
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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 system....
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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 ...