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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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 ...
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How can I enable microphone mute button on Thinkpad W520?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I've read Enabling Mic Mute button and light on Lenovo Thinkpads but the acpi_listen doesn't produce any output in the terminal (for any of the media buttons, Even the working ...
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blank screen on entering the password? [duplicate]

I recently installed the nvidia driver to my lenovo laptop.After that i updated the system,from then onwards after entering the password it is showing the blank screen and background process are ...
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Accelerometr in Lenovo Thinkpad E330

How can I enable active HDD protection on Lenovo TP Edge 13. Ubuntu 13.10 hdapsd says that there is no accelerometer, but in windows it worked! I tried to shake a laptop while it was reading hdd, but ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 disabled track pad, brightness, sound on Lenovo Z570

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 using Ubuntu's software update. It seemed to go all right, however after the system restarted and booted up Ubuntu 13.10, it began experiencing several problems. Some ...
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wifi doesn't work on lenovo G500 with ubuntu 13.10

I have been using ubuntu for more than 10 years but this is first time I could not get around an issue with a solution. Any help would be great as I have tried everything available that I found on the ...
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Lenovo mute LED light reversed. Ubuntu 12.04

I run Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo G560. My LED buttons for mute/volume up down work fine. The problem is the MUTE LED option is reversed - in other words, when i mute my laptop the light activates, when ...
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Lenovo Mute LED Button Not Working

The LED light that turns on when I press the mute button on or off, respectively, does not turn on in Ubuntu, yet turns on in Xubuntu. If anyone has any knowledge or help please lemme know! Btw, this ...
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Drivers for Lenovo Thinkpad S540 Touchpad (erratic mouse cursor)

The touch-pad on the Thinkpad S540 is extremely erratic (the cursor often jumps when right-clicking, making it extremely difficult to right click anything, and even left-click sensitivity seems to be ...
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W540 Overheating in Ubuntu 13.10 but now windows * [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit installed with Windows 8.1 64 bit on my Lenovo Thinkpad W540 and has a Nvidia GPU with Optimus but I have not installed drivers to enable it yet. I am using the CPUfreq ...
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How to enable Quick Start button in Lenovo S100 ideapad using Ubuntu 12.04

I'm using lenovo s100 ideapad with Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit version. After turnoff the system when I press Quickstart button it not boot and notice: "quickstart is not install on your computer or not ...
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Weak wi-fi signal?

I have a new lenovo ideapad y510p laptop with ubuntu 12.04 lts installed. My wifi seems to have a weak connection most of the time, and after a few minutes it will not be able to access the network at ...
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ubuntu will not install on my lenovo n580

I have a Lenovo n580 and I've been trying to install Ubuntu on it and all I get is a white screen after I boot through live cd and usb. I tried going to the bios to change to legacy but it does not ...
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Lenovo Z510 Tuchpad [duplicate]

Is there any way to confitgure my touchpad in Ubuntu. My touchpad has different behaviour in Ubunut as it has in Windows. I know that the reason is that i haven't installed a proper driver yet. Lenovo ...
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Lenovo G580 Brightness

I recently acquired a new laptop, a Lenovo G580 (i5, 4GB) and I am experiencing some issues with the brightness control in ubuntu. I think that is because of the nvidia vga (which is integrated ...
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SlI and Drivers

I currently have Ubuntu solely installed on a Lenvo Y500 with nvidia650m SLI, i am running nvidia driver version 319(tested). I cannot turn sli on though, Using the (sudo nvidia-xconfig --sli=) ...
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Ubunto 13.10 Installation Issues on a Lenovo W510

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 x64 on my Lenovo ThinkPad W510 laptop via a Live USB key. During installation, my hardware works. After installing and rebooting, various hardware no longer works (ie. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 on a Lenovo T431s [closed]

I'm cross-posting this from the Ubuntu forums as it seems like there's some interest here in this new ultrabook. I'm extremely happy with Ubuntu on it. Ubuntu 12.04.2 on the new Lenovo Thinkpad ...
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Qualcomm Atheros AR8172 Driver fix? (lenovo g500s)

Recently I took a lenovo g500s laptop. the product id is LENOVO_MT_20245. after the installation, it could not recognize LAN network adapter. After googling I found out that it has a Qualcomm Atheros ...
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Fn key & left CTRL key have been swapped! Ubuntu 13.10 & Lenovo L430

For a while I thought the Left CTRL key on this installation wasn't working, then I just realized that the FN key is performing all the Left CTRL functions. The Left CTRL though does not perform all ...
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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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How do you disable Trackpad and enable Trackpoint on Lenovo L430 running 13.10?

I have tried most stuff I have found listed on the internet, to try to disable the trackpad but keep the trackpoint working on my Lenovo L430. Has any-one any ideas on how to do this? Funnily enough ...
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How do I fix a white-screen glitch when exiting fullscreen mode in a video player?

I've had Ubuntu 12.04 for a couple of weeks now, love it, but I've come across one particularly problem that seems to keep happening. When watching a video, full-screen mode is ideal for me. Often ...
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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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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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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, ...