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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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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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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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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''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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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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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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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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Unable to change brightness in a Lenovo laptop

Brightness adjustment keys <Fn + ⇑/⇓> have no effect (although they are recognized by the environment), and I can't change the brightness using GUI tools as well. This seems like a problem in ...
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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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Lenovo Z50-70 realtek dirver RTL7823BE wi-fi does not connect

My Wi-Fi driver, I think, is not functioning properly on my Lenovo Z50-70 using a Ubuntu 14.04 OS. After connecting to a wireless network it works for a brief period of time, then, although it shows ...
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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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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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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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Radeon hybrid ATI Radeon card and fglrx problem - update OpenGL to 4.3

I have Lenovo G500H with Radeon HD8570M (and Intel) graphic card and my goal was to get OpenGL 4.+ version to be able to use double precision variables in shading language. Long story short, after ...
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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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Problem with numeric keyboard

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo Z50-70 notebook and although my numeric keyboard is activate or not (using the NUMLOCK key), it is not functioning. I tried to look throughout ...
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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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How can I configure Lenovo S540 touchpad on ubuntu 14.04?

I have just installed ubuntu 14.04 on my lenovo thinkpad S540. The problem is I have a touchpad all in one click (no seperate buttons) and the standard configuration is screwed up. It's almost ...
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Micro-HDMI to VGA adapter does not work with Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my new Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro (following the receipt from Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro) and all works fine except the micro-HDMI to VGA adapter, to conect to external displays. ...
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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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Wifi problem on x1 carbon

So almost everything works as it should with 12.04.2 on this x1 carbon, except for the wireless connection. Basically, the network almost never works after the first connection. The typical behavior ...
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Very slow, intermittent WiFi speeds with 14.04 and Intel PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN [Shiloh]

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on the harddisk of a Lenovo Y650 Ideapad laptop. The wireless adapter is an Intel PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN [Shiloh]. Initially I could not connect to any ...
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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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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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windows 7 not loading after dual boot on Lenovo T440p & 14.04

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a new Lenovo T440p, I wanted to dual boot it along the already installed pre-installed Windows 7. Grub worked fine after several reboots and staring it on Ubuntu. I ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 system installation crashes on Thinkpad t440

I am trying an usb installation of Ubuntu 14.04 on my thinkpad t440 but when retrieving the files and installing them, it prompts the installer crashed and it cannot go further. What are the steps to ...
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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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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 ...
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Touchpad not detected

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 in the new Lenovo Z510 Ideapad laptop. To check if my Touchpad is detected I typed the command xinput list and this is my output: I tried everything mentioned in ...
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Get wifi working Lenovo Thinkpad t440 on Ubuntu 12.04

I got an Lenovo Thinkpad t440 but I cannot get my wifi working with a fresh install. Which drivers should I need to download so I am able to run the wifi? I did an lshw -c network and I got an ...
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How do I install wacom drivers for Lenovo X200 tablet on ubuntu 12?

So I am newish to linux and I own a Thinkpad 200T by Lenovo and I am trying to get ubuntu 12 to accept the tablet , but so far cannot get it to respond. I Don't know what drivers I need I only tried ...
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Can you run Ubuntu on lenovo tab S8 [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo S8 Tablet running a Intel Atom Processor Z3745 and I would like to try running Ubuntu on it. Has anyone had any success with such a project or can anyone offer any details on if this ...
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Lenovo Ideapad U330p with Ubuntu 14.10 cannot connect to Galaxy s4

I have tested this Galaxy S4 phone with a Gigabyte+Intel desktop with 14.10 and a Thinkpad x220 with 14.04 and both work fine, just now with this Lenovo Ideapad U330p it seems to be struggling to find ...
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ubuntu 14.04 working slow and hanging lenovo flex2 14

ive been using ubuntu since 7.04 and i've had it on many machines, i was always very happy with the responsivness of the OS compared to windows on the same machine. last week i got a new lenovo flex ...
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file transfer between lenovo A328 kitkat and ubuntu 12.04?

I have a Lenovo A328 smartphone with Android 4.4 (Kitkat). When I connect that device to ubuntu 12.04 pc it does not detect the device. it detects device when connected as camera (I have no sd storage ...
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Wireless doesn't work on a Lenovo V570

I've had Ubuntu installed on my HD for about 3 months but ever since I ran into this wireless issue I kinda lost my lust of Ubuntu. I have zero experience getting around with/ using the console ...
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Wireless Problems (Lenovo G50-30)

I've tried all the fixes and ran out of Google. At first I had to type "sudo modprobe -r ideapad-laptop" into the Terminal at startup for the wifi to work. Now it works after I did a more permanent ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E520 Bluetooth Not Working?

Yes I'm Back Again With Another Question. I Just Downloaded The Lenovo QuickControll App On My Phone, I Turned My Phones BT And Then Went Into My Settings On My Laptop To Turn On My Bluetooth But For ...
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Why does Lenovo X61 Tablet touch screen work on 12.04.5, not in 14.10

I ran different Ubuntu Live-USBs on a Lenovo ThinkPad X61 Tablet (7767-BFG). While the touchscreen works instantly on Ubuntu 12.04.5 and Kubuntu Active daily build, it does not work on Ubuntu 14.XX. ...
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Lenovo Ideapad built-in mic not working in 12.04

I just bought a new Lenovo P580 Ideapad yesterday and installed 12.04 64bit on it. I tried making a call with it and discovered that the built-in microphone wasn't working. I unmuted it in sound ...
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Drivers for Linux Distros [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 on a Lenovo T540 laptop. In addition to information about how to update and maintain the drivers for this laptop I would like general information about how to update this ...
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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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How can I fix the font and wallpaper from being scrambled on a Lenovo G550 using 14.10?

I've installed Ubuntu 14.10 and am using a Lenovo G550 laptop. Everything is fine for about an hour or so then almost everything starts to get scrambled/garbled up. I've tried updating the Intel ...
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Cannot get a 2160p (4K) display to work

I have a lenovo X1 carbon laptop, and an external display (Philips 288P6) attached to the DisplayPort of it. The monitor can do 3840x2160 resolution, as demonstrated by the Windows 8.1 that ships with ...
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how to disable charging in ubuntu when battery level is above 80 percent?

I tried various tutorials to stop charging laptop battery but it is not working on my Lenovo laptop. I tried following commands: sudo apt-get install tp-smapi-dkms sudo modprobe tp_smapi ...
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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 ...