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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BCM 43162 Wireless AC compatibility

I recently got a Lenovo Edge E555 with 802.11ac using a BCM 43162 chip. I've tried launching 14.04 however after I add the additional BCM drivers and restart the Wifi still does not work and the ...
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Problem Lenovo G780 Windows 7 + Ubuntu does not work

I am using Windows 7 in my laptop Lenovo G780 and I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 as a dual boot. Windows 7 works correctly, so I created a partition in my hard drive, changed the bios (I know there is ...
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inconsistent recorded audio volume (Lubuntu 14.10 on Lenovo Ideapad G50-45)

I'm a Linux novice, I have a Lubuntu 14.10 installation on a newly bought Lenovo Ideapad G50-45. I managed to install everything myself on a computer that only had DOS, using lots of help from the ...
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Status of Ubuntu for Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga

I am strongly considering to buy a Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 14 and since I will have to use it for work, I will have to partition it and install Ubuntu. For this, I am wondering about the current status ...
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Problem, cannot set brightness on Lenovo Z570

My problem is that I cannot set brightness using fn+arrows and any other way. I'm currently using elementary os base on 12.04 and that problem is not showing, but on every ubuntu with higher number I ...
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Low WiFi Single Strength LENOVO G500

I am using Lenovo G500 Laptop, i5 processor. Earlier when I used to have Windows 7, the Wifi Signal was quite strong, either if its at my home or at my college. But since I only have Ubuntu now, the ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 RT3090 drivers not working

My lenovo s400 Ralink RT3090 wireless card seems to use rt2800 drivers which is resulting in laggy unrelaible wifi. after many hours of googling i found ...
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triple boot to Windows without loosing xubuntu and kali linux [duplicate]

I am using a Lenovo laptop I removed Windows and using Xubuntu xfce and Kali Linux on my system for many years. I have enough free space on my disk to reinstall Windows. Since I don't have Windows ...
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Lenovo Yoga fan control

I have a Lenovo Yoga, running Ubuntu 14.10. The fans are quite noisy. even when idle. I had the same problem on Windows, and solved it by installing Notebook Fancontrol. This is not available for ...
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xUbuntu on Lenovo T450s [duplicate]

I was trying to install xUbuntu Desktop 14.4 on Lenovo T450s without success. The standard installation freezes immediately after showing the two icons in the beginning never switching to graphics ...
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Carbon x1 2015 ubuntu 14.04 fingerprint reader

I am trying to get the fingerprint reader functional on Ubuntu 14.04, I've tried fingerprint-gui but it's not really usable, I've tried multiple times with a couple of fingers and its not really ...
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Bluetooth Issue: Lenovo Z50-70 and Ubuntu 14.04

I can see the bluetooth icon but none of my devices are detected. The output of lspci is: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller ...
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Touchpad Lenovo Z50-70 - Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my new laptop (Lenovo Z50-70). Unfortunately, the touchpad is not working well. Without any modifications/installs, just left and right click buttons are working (no ...
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Can't boot to ubuntu (14.10) on a Lenovo y50-70: Error during launch, “Premature end of file /casper/vmlinuz.efi”

I own a Lenovo y50-70 with 8gb of RAM and 2gb of vram. Windows install recently got corrupted (I think it was the boot files), and I can't access the OS. I was going to boot into Linux using an ...
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bluetooth not working on Lenovo Z50-70

I have new Lenovo Z50-70 with NVIDIA 820M graphics card. I am using 340v driver for it. Bluetooth is not working, it says bluetooth is disable while wifi is working fine output of lsusb; lsmod | ...
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WiFi randomly turning off or disconnecting (lenovo t540p, Ubuntu 14.04)

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my lenovo t540p. Everything is working good, however, the wireless keeps turning off or disconnecting from time to time. This is my iwconfig: eth0 no wireless ...
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Ubuntu / Lenovo yoga Wifi issues

I recently installed Ubuntu: 14.10, Kernel: 3.16.0-31-generic. I have some network problems. My Laptop is a Lenovo Yoga 13. I had some issues getting the network adapter to work, but it works now - ...
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Lenovo x230 wifi and hdd light not working

I just did a fresh install of 14.04.2 and my wifi and hdd lights are now not working. Does anyone know what the problem could be or how i could fix it? Any help is appreciated. Thanks
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Gluglug ThinkPad X200 Ubuntu?

I'm looking at buying the Lenovo ThinkPad X200 from Gluglug (http://shop.gluglug.org.uk/product/libreboot-x200/) and they say they have Libreboot so you can install any OS, but I'm wondering if the ...
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USB port not working after resume from suspend - ubuntu 14.04

My USB ports and webcam are not working after sleep. I have WiFi, but that's it. I am Ubuntu 14.04 and I have usb2.0, usb3.0, webcam. I found similar case here and here and here, but none gave me ...
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Very slow wifi on Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro

I got very slow wifi connection on my Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro. I am using Ubuntu 14.10 Gnome. Because wifi is not working out of the box currently I set it up with sudo apt-get install ...
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Unable to boot to encrypted root partition after Ubuntu 14.10 upgrade

I am running a Lenovo T440p with a clean install of Ubuntu. No dual booting. Over the weekend I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. There were some package install errors that led to Ubuntu being ...
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WiFi not working on Ubuntu 14.04 amd64 / Qualcomm Network QCA8172

Today i've installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on amd64 Lenovo G710 laptop. Unfortunately, this is not my PC and i have to fix this issue with not working Wifi. In network-manager tray tool i see "Qualcomm ...
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Lenovo G510 Wi-fi driver problems

I'm new with Linux. Here is my story: I have installed Ubuntu 14.10 today on my laptop Lenovo G510 with the BCM43142 wireless card... Everything works well except the wi-fi that i can't use. I have ...
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Suspend problem in ubuntu 14.04.02 (Lenovo z510)

I have a Lenovo z510 running Ubuntu 14.04.02.(kernel version = 3.16.0-30-generic) It has a suspend problem, when I suspend my laptop I can't wake it up properly. Laptop will turn on but screen remain ...
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Is there any way to underclock my CPU or disable turbo boost? Lenovo Y50

I just installed Ubuntu on my Lenovo y50 laptop and have a turbo boost issue. I'm trying to install a program called Gromacs with cmake. But whenever I try to install it, the CPU ramps up to full ...
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''Radio device: ideapad_acpi' is a huge battery drain on my Lenovo Ideapad U410. Running Ubuntu 14.04

So just a few days ago I installed Ubuntu for the first time ever on my laptop - Lenovo Ideapad U410. I am dual-booting Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1. Although since the beginning I've been fixing many ...
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Thinkpad edge e535 Ubuntu 12.04 issues

I have a lenovo thinkpad edge e535 AMD A8 laptop. I purchased it a couple of years ago with Windows 7 preinstalled. Before a couple of months, I decided to install Ubuntu on this laptop for several ...
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Second Monitor Issues on Lenovo W530 running Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have a Lenovo W530 with Nvidia Optimus technology running Ubuntu 14.04. I am using the Nouveau drivers and experiencing problems when connecting a second monitor to the VGA port. I would like to be ...
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Laptop Content Wiped

I am kinda desperate and any help will be appreciated. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo T530i, and my HDD was almost full. I planned to buy an external HDD this week end and transfer some data, ...
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Lenovo onekey stuck in GRUB

I have a Lenovo g50-45 with onekey recovery with Windows 8.1 pre-installed. I dual booted with Ubuntu. Then I uninstalled Ubuntu. then tried to reinstall with USB using onekey. I got this screen: ...
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My Uninstall of Ubuntu 14.04 from Windows 8.1 messed up using EasyBCD

I started with a pre-installed Windows 8.1 Lenovo with one-key recovery. I dual booted Ubuntu. Then I uninstalled Ubuntu to reinstall again in a better way. I was trying to boot with windows 8 boot ...
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Dual boot Win8.1 and Ubuntu on Lenovo PC's in UEFI mode

First my compliments for this post: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 (64-bit) System (UEFI Supported) It explains the dual boot installation very well. The post also says that ...
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Problem with graphic when booting from liveCD [duplicate]

i have laptop Lenovo ideapad z50-75 AMD version and i want to install Ubuntu on my external HDD. I setup bios to legacy mode and boot from liveCD. After boot ubuntu from liveCD i should see a window, ...
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How do I boot a Linux LiveCD on a Lenovo Yoga?

I just bought the book Hacking: The Art of Exploitation and it comes with a Linux LiveCD that is pre-installed with Ubuntu and a bunch of Source Code. on my desktop computer(running Windows 7) I ...
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Headphones not recognized

Before marking as duplicate, please note: I am aware of the fact that there are several similar issues around here, but the solutions provided there don't seem to work I have here a Lenovo ThinkPad ...
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2/3 USB ports have stopped working on 14.04

I have searched for this the whole day already and I haven't found anything (Though I might just be stupid and the answer is pretty easy, forgive me if so). I have a Lenovo G700 laptop and am running ...
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Probem installing ATi proprientary driver on Lenovo laptop

I'm currently trying to install ATi's proprientary drivers in order to try and play some games on Ubuntu.I downloaded the official driver from ATi's webside and than followed THIS guide in order to ...
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Graphical issues in Ubuntu 14.10 with 3rd Gen Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon

I'm experiencing weird graphical problems with a fresh Ubuntu 14.10 install (see attached screenshots). The laptop is a new Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon (3rd Gen) with 14" WQHD+ (2560 x 1440). External ...
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y510p forcing to use only secondary graphic card

i have a quastion, is there any way to force linux to use only ultrabay card, im using y510p sli GF 755. Im wondering if i plug in another ultrabay card not GF755 but nower one is it gone work?
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Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo g580 single jack headset mic not working!

I have a Lenovo g580 laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 and this is the first time that I need to use the microphone and have a single jack headset that I would like to use. But I just realized that it's not ...
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Display error on 14.10

After a break I want to use Ubuntu on my primary PC again, but after the installation of the 14.10 version, something interesting (and annoying) happened. When I move the cursor, this happens. When ...
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Lenovo synaptics clickpad dead zones (click and drag issues)

A while back, I bought a Lenovo Yoga 2 11 (Model 20332), and promptly set it up to dual boot ubuntu. So far it's been a fantastic machine, however there's one thing that keeps me rebooting into ...
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Lenovo G50 does not switch on WIFi on initial boot or upon resuming system

I recently acquired a Lenovo G50, after installing Ubuntu 14.10 (updated to the latest), I could not connect via WiFi. I found a solution that asked me to do sudo modprobe -r ideapad-laptop that only ...
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Cannot connect to the Internet on Lenovo Ideapad Z580.

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 on a Lenovo Ideapad Z580. I have been having problems recently in connecting to the Internet since I've switched to a new router namely Edimax AR-7286WnA. ...
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lenovo t540p fan pulses from time to time (ubuntu 14.04)

all I just instaled Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my lenovo t540p. The laptop was on dual boot with windows and the fan was silent and working well. Then I dicided to format my HD and install only Ubuntu the ...
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WWAN-modem disabeling by itself, Ubuntu 14.10, Lenovo T440s, Sierra Wireless EM7345 4G LTE

I have had my Lenovo for quite some time now, and tried looking arround for solutions to my problem with the WWAN. I can enable the WWAN both through the GUI and the terminal, and connect via my ...
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Wireless hardware switch Lenovo G50-30

I wiped Windows 8 upon buying my new lenovo G50-30 laptop. The wireless is turned off by hardware switch. I have used sudo rmmod ideapad_laptop Which works, but I must re-enter the code ...
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Driver for 'dust removal' in Ubuntu 14.04 for lenovo ideapad z580

I bought a Lenovo Ideapad z580 laptop with preinstalled windows 8. After few months of use, I completely switched to Ubuntu. Everything is running fine, however I do miss the hot key for dust removal? ...
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permanently disable trackpoint in Lenovo T440p Ubuntu 14.04

after looking around a lot I find that by typing xinput -set-prop 12 135 0 in the terminal I solved the problem of the cursor moving alone when nobody is touching it. How can I make to make this ...