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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Uninstall Ubuntu from Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p with Windows 8.1 Enterprise. I attempted to install Ubuntu 12.04 from a bootable USB and once the installation was complete and I rebooted, I was shown the black terminal ...
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12.04 variable (long) boot times, Lenovo IdeaPad

I have a Lenovo U430 IdeaPad, 4th gen i7, Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics, Intel 7260 Wireless, Crucial SSD. It had Win8 when I bought it and I replaced it with Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit, UEFI mode. ...
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Ubuntu support on lenovo flex 14

I am just considering buying a new laptop . With all the diversity , my best solution ( considering budget ) was the lenovo flex 14 . I am a big ubuntu fan , and I don't want to end up using the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Lenovo Thinkpad W530 with Mini Dock Plus Series 3 - No Output via DVI

Good afternoon, I have a Lenovo Thinkpad W530 with the Quadro K1000m discreet GPU. I also have a Lenovo Mini Dock Plus Series 3. This dock has dual DVI output on the back and, according to Lenovo, ...
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rs232 to usb not working

I have a konig rs232 serial to usb adapter (no FTDI chip), but when I try to connect to a cisco switch/router (via Putty, screen, minicom....), sometimes it just shows nothing (But it is connected ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't mount external drives through USB on Lenovo Ideapad z710

I have an external DVD-Drive, an USB mouse and an USB hub with three external drives attached to three different USB ports on my Lenovo laptop. After booting and login usually only one or two of ...
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Disable right click option on a X1 Carbon Gen 2 Synaptics touchpad

I would like to disable the right click functionality when I click on the right side of the synaptic's touch-pad. I've tried the synaptic tool but it didn't apply the setting. Below is a question ...
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map sysrq to a key other than AltrGr+prtscr

the keyboard layout on my laptop (lenovo x230 or t430s) makes it too easy to trigger magic sysrq, since AltGr and prtscr keys are right beside each other. i've disabled magic sysrq because i'd often ...
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Problem with internal SDD disk

I have an IdeaPad Y510P. It comes with an 24GB SSD, and one 1TB hard disk. I had to install Linux Mint twice in this computer. During my first installation of Linux I put /boot and /home in the 24GB ...
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disable prtscr+alt gr+e , accidentally killing session

when i press the key combination: altr gr + prtscr + e my session gets killed, either x or a tty. i discovered this by (repeated) accident... this was not an issue for me before. my current laptop ...
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Lenovo ideapad S510p install ubuntu 12.04

I bought an Lenovo ideapad S510p. By default Win8 was installed. I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 (with secure boot it was a little bit of trouble :) ) and all works fine but it starts really slow. Inside ...
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Bluetooth keyboard does not work on Ubuntu 13.10

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 on Lenovo B520 (All-in-one). After installation keyboard not worked, mouse can't scrolling, Bluetooth not recognized... touch screen not correct! Some interesting facts: ...
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battery discharges in a strange way on Lenovo Ideapad Z500

I've a Lenovo ideapad Z500 laptop with Windows only energy management software (my battery stop charging at 60% for long lasting life). Setting the threshold from Windows, it remains also with Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu for Lenovo G510 Laptop?

How good is Ubuntu Suitable for Lenobo G510. I am planning to buy a new laptop and G510 falls in my affordable range. There I am wondering which spec to take? the one with ATI card or not? Is there ...
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How do I fix the brightness on a Lenovo Ideapad S210? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Lenovo Ideapad S210 touch and everything works fine except the screen brightness which cannot be adjusted. How can I fix this problem ?
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Neither wired nor wireless in 12.04 on my Lenovo z710

I just got this Lenovo z710 for christmas and decided to remove the preinstalled Windows 8 and install Ubuntu 12.04 instead. However, I can't connect to any networks, wired nor wireless. I've been ...
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Cant install Ubuntu 12.04.4 on Lenovo T61 Nvidia Quadro NVS 140M

I have problem with my laptop and Ubuntu 12.04.4. I want install this OS on my Lenovo ThinkPad T61 with Nvidia Quadro NVS 140M but i cant because screen is crashed. The pictures is what I see when I ...
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no sound at all

No sound at all... Checked all the drivers and sound card, all are installed properly. Checked through the ubuntu forms but the old solution(adding the option snd-hda-model to lenovo sky in ...
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Lenovo s10-3 wireless problems

I have the Lenovo s10-3 machine and I have wireless problems. I am running xubuntu 12.04. I had to lspci -k to identify my driver and install the correct broadcom drivers to get it out of hard ...
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Lenovo xubuntu wireless network not detected

I have lenovo s10-3 and xubuntu 12.04. When I turn on wireless Network Manager can not find and networks. Any solution? Thank you
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Lenovo s10-3 Xubunutu wireless is disabled by hardware switch

So I just got rid of Windows 7 starter and installed Xubuntu 12.04 but the network manager after trying to enable wireless says wireless is disabled by hardware switch I have googled around and ...
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Lenovo G510 with 12.04 LTS issues

I have a few problems with my recently purchased notebook lenovo G510 and as a beginner I do not know how to solve those problems. to the point: my AMD Radeon graphic is not worknig at all and the ...
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Error when using DisplayPort monitor - Lenovo X220

When I connect my Acer 21.5" LCD monitor to my Lenovo X220 using a DisplayPort to VGA connector, the monitor shows up under 'Displays' but when I enable the monitor, it doesn'twork and I get the ...
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Bumblebee with 2 dedicated video cards?

So I have a lenovo 510p laptop, with integrated Intel HD 4600 graphics, plus 2 GeForce GT 755M-s, one of which is in the ultrabay and thus is removable. I'm running Lubuntu 13.10. I use the ...
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Touchpad not working on Yoga 2 pro

The touchpad is not being recognized on my Yoga 2 pro. I have to use an external mouse. There is a touchpad in /proc/bus/input/devices. Help would be greatly appreciated.
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Can someone walk me through step-by-step how to install Ubuntu on the Yoga 2 pro by Lenovo? [duplicate]

I am looking to install Ubuntu on the Lenovo yoga pro 2, can someone who has done this explain how to get Ubuntu running on it?
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Update Ubuntu 13.10 now my dual screens will not work.

I am using a Lenovo B570 and just updated Ubuntu 13.10. Now It will not recognize my monitor plugged into my HDMI port. When I go to Settings >> Display I get a message that could not get screen ...
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Ubuntu dual-boot errors in 13.10

Specs: Lenovo U530, 500 GB HDD, 8 GB RAM, 64-bit, i7 Intel Processor with integrated graphics I'm trying to dual-boot Ubuntu but I have the following problems: After booting from live DVD, the GRUB ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on Lenovo G580 IdeaPad? [duplicate]

My laptop is a Lenovo G580 IdeaPad. Specs: Processor Intel Core i7 3632QM CPU @ 2.20 GHz Installed Memory (RAM) 8.00 GB (7.87 GB usable) System type 64-bit Operating ...
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Confusing input error

During general use my laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad Edge 15 running Ubuntu 12.10) will suddenly mute its volume and stall for a few seconds, seemingly for no reason. At the same time if I'm in a terminal ...
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Dual boot windows 8 and ubuntu 13.10 on Lenovo G510

I recently got a Lenovo G510 laptop with windows 8 pre loaded. I wanted to dual boot ubuntu with this windows and was stuck at trying to understand secure boot. Right now I know of these steps to ...
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Cant get ALSA to recognize sound device | Lenovo G560

I am a returning Ubuntu user after a pause of a few years, so I have forgotten quite a bit. My problem is that ALSA will not list my soundcard at all.. It cant find it. aplay command returns with: ...
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Ubtunu 12.04 x86_64 Which Proprietary Nvidia Driver for nVidia GT216GLM [Quadro FX 880M] supports brightness controls on Lenvo W510?

I have a Lenovo W510 and installed Ubuntu 12.04 onto it (64 bit). The device is certified for Ubuntu: http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/hardware/201101-6974/ However that certification page ...
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ThinkPad S440 wifi and unexpected system halt

Just a few days ago I installed new wifi driver and everything seemed to work fine on Lenovo ThinkPad S440. But now I experience a problem with wifi: the speed slows down to zero that no page could ...
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Wireless stops immediately after I log in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Lenovo IdeaPad Z710

Wireless stops immediately after I log in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Lenovo IdeaPad Z710. I need a little help. Thank you in advance. nm-tool gives me State: disconnected
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not detecting wireless card in ubuntu 13.04 lenovo g580 laptop

Earlier wifi was not working in ubuntu 13.04 lenovo g580 laptop then i installed some packages reboot my system.then no wifi setting s were their in all settings/network.earlier it was showing ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and Lenovo video card

i have a old Lenovo Y510. i was running Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 it ran very well in either windows or Ubuntu 12.04 but i never could find the drivers for the video card more specifically the ...
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installation problem of linux OS on my lenovo laptap

Recently i bought a new lenovo laptap (B490,intel pentium,2GB RAM). Firstly i installed windows 7 OS, then i installed ubuntu 10.04 as side by side.In that i faced a problem of getting sound even i ...
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Battery issues - Lenovo Ideapad Z460

I've been using Ubuntu 13.10 on my Lenovo for more than 5 months without a problem. Yesterday I disconnected the AC adapter to take the laptop with me to the couch and it simply shut down. So I ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Can't shutdown

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Lenovo Thinkpad S431, but it can't shutdown. Any kind of shutdown only restarts the laptop. I've tried all sorts of things from re-installing Ubuntu to shutting ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad s440 network

Does anybody know how to configure Wi-Fi on a Lenovo ThinkPad s440 with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? I can't configure it even with LAN. Wi-Fi is the first thing I need. I can't find any drivers for Linux. As ...
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How well does Ubuntu run on the Lenovo Y510p? [closed]

So I want to install Ubuntu on my new laptop, a Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p. It's a great laptop, pre-loaded with all the latest cool stuff like Windows 8 and UEFI and everything. Obviously, this is al nice ...
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Installing ubuntu-touch on lenovo s6000 ideapad

I'm about to install ubuntu-touch on my lenovo s6000 but couldn't find the model's name in the supported devices list, what should I expect?
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Lenovo Z510 Ubuntu black scrren [duplicate]

I just upgraded my laptop to a Lenovo Z510 with Windows 8.1 and I tried to install Ubuntu 13.10 on it via USB. To test if everything works okay I decided to boot into it live. However every time I ...
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Nvidia gtx 755 with bumblebee - Failed to initialize the NVIDIA GPU at PCI:1:0:0 - Lenovo Y410P

I installed bumblebee with nvidia-331. I expected optirun glmark2 to run glmark2 but I got an error. $ optirun glmark2 [ 785.642896] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] (EE) ...
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Bluetooth automatically enables on Lenovo T440s

I want to disable Bluetooth on my Lenovo T440s, which is running 12.04 LTS. I can do it manually, but on every startup it enables the Bluetooth again. Is there a way to ensure that a simple startup ...
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Cant install ubuntu 13.10 on lenovo z475 (secure boot error) [duplicate]

I am trying to install ubuntu 13.10 on my lenovo z475 laptop, but when I boot from the cd, a secureboot error message appears, then the screen freezes on the grub menu. I have seen many other people ...
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Lenovo y510p with HDMI monitor (RESOLVED)

When I boot from Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit live from USB, then secondary monitor on HDMI works fine. After installing Ubuntu, the secondary monitor on HDMI port doesn't work. If I reboot with live Ubuntu, ...
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Ubuntu not working properly on the new Lenovo X1 Carbon [closed]

I've recently changed my lenovo thinkpad X1 carbon gen1 (it broke :S). But since I liked it so much I changed it into the "new lenovo thinkpad X1 carbon" ...
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wifi not working in ubuntu 13.04 on lenovo g430 [duplicate]

I have lenovo g430 system in which my wireless card is bcm4312 . i just installed ubuntu 13.04 on my lenovo system along with windows 7 . All things are working properly except my wireless not ...