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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Is there support for screen rotation and keyboard/trackpad lock on a yoga 11s in ubuntu 14.04?

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 on my lenovo yoga 11s. I was wondering if anyone knows if there is/will be support for tablet mode (i.e. screen rotation and input lock for the keyboard and track ...
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Disable bottom buttons on Lenovo touchpad

I just switched to a Lenovo ThinkPad T530 which has the two sets of buttons, one above and one below the touchpad. I never use the bottom row and because of their proximity to the edge I often trigger ...
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wifi keeps dropping on Lenovo U430 touch - Running Ubuntu 13.10

Recently I installed ubuntu 13.10 on my new Lenovo U430 Touch alongside windows 8.1 Now wifi keeps dropping every few mins, I disable and enable wifi and then it works again, but dropped after a few ...
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How to set discharging preference of batteries in Lenovo Thinkpad R400 in Ubuntu?

I have Lenovo Thinkpad R400. I have standard battery and second battery in Ultrabay slot. I want to set preference so standard battery discharges first and then starts discharging the second ultrabay ...
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No battery status icon on Lenovo B570e

I am using Lenovo B570e with Ubuntu 13.10 and my desktop won't display the battery status icon. I have already tried to add the icon in the system settings, but that has not worked.
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Bumblebee and Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 with Nvidia GeForce GT 630M

Bumblebee doesn't recognizes my graphic card, $ lspci | grep -i vga 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09) 01:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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Ubuntu Linux on Lenovo B575

I am thinking of buying a laptop, namely the Lenovo B575, which has the following: - AMD Dual Core E2-2000 (1.75 GHz) with 1 MB L2 cache - AMD Radeon HD 7340 shared memory Can anybody tell me if there ...
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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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System is running in low-graphics mode after instaling Bumblebee in my Lenovo Z570 NVIDIA gpu

I am a newable ubuntu user about a month ago. My maschine's specs are : Linux lenovo-Ideapad-Z570 3.11.0-19-generic #33~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Mar 12 21:16:27 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Middle mouse button emulation on Lenovo T431s

I'm running Ubuntu (13.10) on a Lenovo T431s. Since Lenovo has removed the classic 3 mouse buttons on top of the touchepad, there is no middle mouse button any more. And emulating the middle mouse ...
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Lenovo Yoga 13 Realtek wireless driver

I've recently purchased a Lenovo Yoga 13 and put Ubuntu 13.04 on it last night. I was unable to get wireless to come on and thought that I would mess around with it today. Today I have followed the ...
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Lenovo Y580 touchpad pointer runs away while trying to click

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo Y580. I don't have physically divided mouse buttons from my touchpad surface, so I can't manage with the issue just by clicking on physical buttons. The ...
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Missing phy0 wifi driver?

I was trying to install Ubuntu 14 beta 2 on my new laptop--a Lenovo Yoga Pro 2--and I couldn't use the wireless. So, I used rfkill list all, and got the result: 0: ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN Soft ...
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How can I handle more than 2 GB RAM?

I got a Lenovo g475 laptop, with a AMD e-300 processor. According to what I have read, the processor can handle up to 8GB and same the motherboard. When I was using Windows 7 starter I could handle a ...
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Built-in camera not working Ubuntu 12.04 + Lenovo Ideapad Y400

I have problems with my built-in camera, I've been looking at. It doesn't work with cheese nor any other programs and it worked fine with windows. The programs recognize the cam as Lenovo EasyCam but ...
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Integrated webcam in lenovo t410 not working with 12.04

I have a Lenovo T410 with an inbuilt webcam and I haven't been able to get the webcam working. I tried skype, cheese, both just give me a black window. The microphone works fine with skype, by the ...
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Graphics Issue for Lenovo g580

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10. Everything was fine till I ran inxi and found the following - System: Host: kaustuv-Lenovo-G580 Kernel: 3.11.0-18-generic x86_64 (64 bit) Desktop: Gnome Distro: ...
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Lenovo t440p dual screen

Just bought a Lenovo t440p with an ultra dock, don't have nvidea bought with intel graphics. I want to use dual monitor with displayport, not including the laptops LCD. The problem that I am having ...
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Grub changed brightness but after pressing brightness button return dark

My laptop is Lenovo K49. It's dark so every time I need to change brightness manually. Later I found a solution by changing the brightness as below: sudo gedit "/etc/default/grub" And change the ...
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Lenovo y580, Windows 7 and Ubuntu (i Hope so…)

I love Ubuntu so I wanted to have one on my laptop. I have Lenovo Y580 with Core i3-3310m version. I have Windows 7 (for my work, unfortunetly) but I also wanted to have Ubuntu. My first attempt to go ...
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Why I cannot use the Fn + (up) to control the brightness?

I have a Lenovo zhaoyang K27 with Intel® HD Graphics 3000. Since I installed Ubuntu for the first time, about two years ago, I haven't been able to change the brightness by Fn+^. I found a solution in ...
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where do i get drivers for my Lenovo Ideatab a3000-h?

I need to back-up my tablet...where do i get the drivers for it? Its a Lenovo Ideatab A3000-H I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 When i plug my tablet into my laptop, I can't see it, so i assume i need the ...
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Wifi does not work Ubuntu 12LTS Lenovo S540

When i was installing ubuntu Wifi worked without setting up anything. But once the installation is completed now I cannot connect to Wifi any more. The drop down says "not enabled" for the wifi ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Lenovo Ideapad S510p [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo Ideapad S510p (59-411351) Laptop (4th Gen Ci3/ 8GB/ 1TB/ Win8.1/ 2GB Graph). Can I install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it? Any specific steps I need to follow?
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Turn on ThinkLight?

I have an old Lenovo ThinkPad R61. It is fully loaded and it has the the ThinkLight option. For me to be able to turn it on and do other things like adjust the brightness, I have to use the blue ...
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Transitioning external drive to new Ubuntu ThinkPad

I'm an Ubuntu newbie, which I'm sure the forum is not thrilled to ever hear as an opener. But after some setups are done, I think many of my Ubuntu questions can be answered by past threads. The ...
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X crashes on boot with dual external monitors - Lenovo Y580

I have a Lenovo Y580 with an Optimus GeForce 660M, and I'm using Bumblebee as my graphics driver. I want to disable the screen on the laptop and use two external monitors instead - one hooked up ...
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My 3954abg wifi card wont connect

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Lenovo 3000 n100 laptop. Running lspci in a terminal program, I discovered my wifi card is an Intel Pro/Wireless 3954abg. The wifi card has been recognized, ...
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Lenovo T440s deactivate touch pad but keep mouse button function working?

the Lenovo T440s has a touchpad but no mouse buttons anymore. The mouse button functionality is replaced by hitting the touchpad stronger. I know it is possible to deactivate the touchpad. My ...
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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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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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Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch battery not charging, tlp installed with no acpi_call module

I have recently purchased a Lenovo ideapad U430 Touch. I have successfully installed Lubuntu 13.10 with Kernel 3.11.0-18-generic. Everything has been relatively painless. I've installed tlp for ...
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Facing touch pad Mouse pointer struck problem in lenovo G580 laptop for ubuntu 12.04.03LTS

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04.03 in my Lenovo G580 laptop. I am facing the problem of Mouse pointer struck if I use touch pad but not in external/Bluetooth mouse. Each time I need to restart my laptop ...
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Buzzing from my speakers when idle Lenovo Y410P

I have a buzzing constantly from my speakers when no sound is being played. If I open sound settings, the speakers POP and then they are silent. (I don't even have to mess with any of the settings.) ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 failed NVIDIA drivers install (no bumblebee)

Thinkpad W520 with Quadro 1000m, optimus disabled. Reading a little bit about the topic, I thought I was well prepared and did the following: sudo apt-get remove --purge nvidia* sudo ...
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Ubuntu Wireless, Bluetooth and Mouse issues on Lenovo Flex 15

I recently installed Ubuntu with GNOME onto my Lenovo Flex 15. The install ran fine and I gave the OS 200GB and shrank my windows 8 to 250GB (It is dual booted). I restarted my computer after the ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad Linux compatibility

Does anybody know if the Lenovo IdeaPad V570-1066AJU Laptop is Ubuntu compatible? It has terrific specs (i5, 6GB, 750GB hd, HDMI and good-looking screen) for the 600$ price, but I want to make sure ...
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Lenovo B590/ Ubuntu 12.04 / Keyboard and mouse don't work

I've a Lenovo B590 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Both the keyboard and mouse were doing well until yesterday when power cut off. Keyboard still works in DOS but it doesn't work when on Ubuntu and so ...
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low graphics mode 13.10

I've bought a new lenovo laptop (G500). I replaced win 8 with win 7 and then i installed ubuntu 13.04. Everything was fine but about an hour later ubuntu 13.10 was released so of course i updated! ...
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No wifi connection on Ubuntu 13.10

I have a new laptop lenovo thinkpad edge e540 and I have installed ubuntu 13.10 on it, but now I am not able to connect to the internet via wifi. It seems that ubuntu cannot use my wifi card, there is ...
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Can't adjust screen brightness on lenova y410p

Can't adjust screen brightness on lenova y410p. I'm running unbutu 13.10. I tried different answers on here but nothing seems to work. I changed GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX in /etc/default/grub to include ...
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sensors output on my lenovo ideapad y510p does not pick all temperatures and fan speeds

sensors output on my lenovo ideapad y510p does not pick all temperatures and fan speeds. I do not want to control fans, just to monitor their speed (and temperatures). Any help? radenkovich@b4da55:~$ ...
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Lenovo g400s sound card doesnt work

I have bought a lenovo g400s with a dolby advanced audio v2 and soon enough I've installed Ubuntu. But my surround sound doesn't work. Is it supported? I have tried countless tutorials on the ...
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Can't adjust the brightness on Ubuntu 13.10

I've got a new laptop ( Lenovo Thinkpad E145 ) and I can't adjust the brightness. When I press the brightness adjustment keyboards, I can see the window that appears top right corner which is showing ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 on Lenovo Thinkpad Edge: Suddenly no audio anymore

All of a sudden I don't hear any audio anymore on my Lenovo Thankpad Edge E535. stefan@ThinkPad-E535:~$ lsb_release -d Description: Ubuntu 13.10 stefan@ThinkPad-E535:~$ uname -r 3.11.0-18-generic ...
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I just installed Ubuntu on my Yoga 2 pro and I am looking to manually adjust the screen resolution

This was my installation method. Strung together from various sources. Steps I followed to install Ubuntu on my Lenovo Yoga 2 pro
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Weak WiFi reception on 3 Lenovo E130 laptops

We have 4 Lenovo E130 laptops in our company, all running Ubuntu. One runs on Ubuntu 12.04: it had initial wifi connectivity problems but these stopped and it now connects fine (no cause identified). ...
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Finding a disabled eth0 using lsmod

I have a lenovo x201. I'm trying to install ethernet on my ubuntu. When I use ifconfig (or ifconfig -a), I can't find it. Which means that it is not installed. Which module is the eth0? $ lsmod ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 wifi problem in lenovo thinkpad L420

in lenovo thinkpad L420 wifi signal not coming properly . some time not connected also.
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Lenovo Y580 reinstall network drivers

I had some issues with WiFi with my Lenovo y580, I could connect my home WiFi but it would disonnect me after few minutes and I wasn't able to reconnect I have Ubuntu 12.04 and I believe my network ...