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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Sound glitch in ubuntu 14.04 - without any stress ; lenovo G50

i've just bought a laptop. Changed drive to SSD, installed ubuntu ofc and here I am. After few problems (didn't modified deep options and/or booting) i can use it more or less. But watching video on ...
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Wifi not detected in ubuntu 14.04 after upgrading(incomplete upgrade) Lenovo z5070

I use Lenovo Z5070 , I was upgrading Ubuntu 14.04 using sudo apt-get upgrade . While i was upgrading, suddenly an error occurred and my wifi is not detected. I cant see any WiFi networks. even on ...
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Can't boot Linux from usb on Thinkpad W540

i've Ubuntu, Fedora, Kali mounted on 3 USB sticks and can't boot from any of them. i've disabled (fast-boot) option in windows and also made the following changes to BIOS : *secure boot: disables ...
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How can I limit battery charging to 80% capacity?

I just learned that some Lenovo laptops include a utility that offers to limit battery charging capacity to within 0–80% in order to slow the attenuation of the battery lifespan: How can I do this ...
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Network unclaimed shown for network controller

I am facing difficulties connecting to wifi on my Lenovo Flex 3 1480 laptop on Ubuntu 14.04. It works fine on Windows. I am attaching wireless-info.txt that I got from : ...
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“No operating system found” on lenovo - no dual boot

Saturday I tried to wipe out windows from my desktop computer and install ubuntu instead. I used an usb stick with ubuntu 14.05. The installation routine terminated normally, so I rebooted the ...
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Lenovo Y50-70 windows 8.1 dual boot ubuntu 15.04 legacy or UEFI?

I have a lenovo y50-70 system with pre-installed windows 8.1 os and 1TB hybrid hard drive with 8GB SSD. And by firmware says( please find the attachment) Boot Mode [Legacy Support] Boot Priority [ ...
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Lenovo Ideapad won't reboot or shutdown on Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04

I have problem on my Lenovo Ideapad 100 with linux operating system. I install Ubuntu 15.04, it was stuck at Ubuntu logo at shutdown and show black screen when reboot.
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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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lenovo yoga 3-14: no audio

Installed lubuntu on my new (refurbished) laptop. It's going reasonably well (even got wifi going) but I'm not getting any sound out of it. > lspci -v | grep -A5 -i audio 00:03.0 Audio device: ...
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Installing 15.04 on X250 is not supported by lenovo

Here is a summary: According to Lenovo Tech support, it is no longer possible to boot from a memory stick (i.e., a ubuntu boot stick) once you upgrade to Windows 10. Microsoft has locked out ubuntu ...
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Can't turn on wireless Lan on Lenovo E31-70 80KC! Key Problem?

I am new to the forum and I hope that I don't violate any rules. Two days ago I bought a new laptop (Lenovo E31-70 80KC) and directly installed ubuntu on it. During the installation process I was ...
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Startup hangs (graphics/nvidia problem?): Ubuntu 14.04, Lenovo W541 laptop

After foolishly restarting my Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo W541 laptop, I cannot reach the login screen: screens with GRUB and stylized "Ubuntu (five dots below)" both showed fine, but screen went blank before ...
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How come my sound won't work on Lenovo ThinkPad x230?

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad x230 that I just purchased and installed Ubuntu 12.10 on it. There is no sound, how do I fix it? I checked that my volume is not muted. I also tried checking in alsamixer and ...
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Lenovo Y50-70 integrated camera not detected (Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device 5249)

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo Y50-70 and the integrated camera is not detected on cheese. When I "lspci" I get this: "Unassigned class [ff00]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device 5249 (rev 01)". ...
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Lenovo Yoga 3 Wifi Not Working on Ubuntu 15.10

I've seen a bunch of posts all around the internet about the Yoga line of laptops having wifi issues on older versions of ubuntu, but it seems this issue was patched in version 15.10. Well I just ...
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LenovoY-50 not responding after hibernation?

I have a Lenovo y-50 with Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 LTS, that does not work after I close and open up the lid. I always have to restart the computer to resume working. Does anyone have any suggestions on how ...
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Right click Lenovo X60 not working (not touchpad)

My Lenovo X60 right click button is not working in Ubuntu 14.04. I'm pretty sure I used it with 12.04 long time ago and it was working fine. Please note this is not a synaptics touchpad, it's actually ...
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Lenovo G580 Atheros AR9485 Not Working

I am facing a BIG problem regarding Wi-Fi in Ubuntu 14.0.4. System is Lenovo G580. I have read almost 50+ threads related to this problem but none of them are working for me. Details:- Commands that ...
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Why is the “Connect” button greyed out when entering the WiFi password for wireless networks?

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Lenovo-B-480 machine recently. I am not able to connect to wireless networks. Its detecting all the networks available, allowing me to type in the password but not ...
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How to rectify lack of password prompt on waking in GNOME on a Lenovo E550?

I'm currently running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Lenovo Thinkpad E550. This is a dual boot machine with Windows 8. I recently wanted to try another desktop environment and settled on Gnome to begin with. ...
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Lenovo Edge 2-1580 installed camera not recognized

I purchased the L Edge 2-1580 about 2 months ago. I used the internal camera once, however when I attempt to use it either by it self or on a site the system says that it I need to install my camera ...
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Unable to change brightness in a Lenovo z500 laptop with Ubuntu 15.10

Brightness adjustment keys have no effect (although they are recognized by the environment), and I can't change the brightness using GUI tools as well. In Windows 10 i had the same problem and after ...
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No wireless for lenovo flex 3 1480 [duplicate]

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my new flex 3 1480. I do not see wireless option. I tried the solution mentioned in this post but it doesn't work. Output of the wireless script can be found ...
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Lenovo Ideapad battery limit

I have an Ideapad Y400 running Ubuntu 13.10. It previously ran Windows 8, and had a Lenovo utility to limit the battery charge to 60%. Now that I've installed Ubuntu, of course, the utility is gone. ...
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Can't boot from USB after bundled install

On a carbon X1, I attempted to install 15.10 via usb boot disk. The install progressed until it came to a solid purple screen. On reboot, I now see this Not panicing myself (pun intended), it ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 Builtin Webcam does not work in 12.04

I bought a Lenevo IdeaPad Y500. I erase its windows and install Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS on it. I can not use my webcam on my laptop. I check Skype and guvcview non of them can detect my webcam. The ...
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External 4k Monitor on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro

Do you have any experience with a 4k monitor at the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro? It has an Intel Core i5 4200U and an Intel HD Graphics 4400 card with a mini HDMI port. I am interested in buying a UHD ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes after connecting HDMI

Just after connecting the HDMI cable, my screen freezes for about 20 seconds, after which it works normally. Doesn't happen when I plug out. The second monitor works fine, recognizes both mirrored and ...
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bluetooth is disabled on my ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

hello please help guys i cant enable blue tooth in my laptop user@spider-king:~$ lspci -knn | grep Net -A2; lsusb; uname -a 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 problems with Bluetooth [105b:e065] on Lenovo laptop

i have ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo G500. I don't know why, but when I activate bluetooth in the control panel or in blueman nothing happen. Help me please, TY! Sry for duplicate question, I'm newbee in ...
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X1 Carbon 3rd Gen - Ambient Light Sensor

I'm wondering if anyone made ALS (Ambient Light Sensor) work in Ubuntu/Mint. I can see some work was done for IdeaPad and HP's ALS, but cannot find anything useful for X1 Carbon 3rd Gen. I assume main ...
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How to fix Secure Boot error “Image failed to verify with *ACCESS DENIED*” on startup?

When I started up my machine this morning (I have Secure Boot and UEFI only enabled) I got this error (sorry for low quality image): What does it mean by Image failed to verify with *ACCESS ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 draining laptop battery quicker than in 12.04 (1 hour versus 4+ hours)

I have recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo T420 laptop (Corei7-2620M CPU @ 2.70GHz × 4 + Sandybridge Mobile). The battery is now over 2 years old, but under Ubuntu 12.04 it still lasted ...
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Mini Displayport not carrying audio using an HDMI adapter on a Thinkpad X250

My new Lenovo Thinkpad X250 has a Mini-Displayport as a digital audio-video output: I use to connect it to a TV using a Lenovo HDMI adapter. Although, audio is not shared. With respect to other ...
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I cant connect internet with wifi

I built Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo e430 laptop. Firstly I was having a problem about internet speed while connecting with wifi. I found some solutions on internet and while I was trying to fixed this ...
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How to turn off keyboard backlight if keyboard is broken?

My keyboard had the backlight on when it stopped working (due to spillage) and now I can't use the Fn + space to shut it off. Are there any commands or settings I can use without using the laptop ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 on IBM x3300 M4 - Grub is not installing

Ubuntu on IBM/Lenovo x3300 M4 Everything went fine till Grub installation stage. Not completed the installation with a fatal error massage. We are using RAID Zero with 3 HDDs. Please help.
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How do I get the fingerprint reader to work on a Lenovo W550s laptop?

OK so I have a Lenovo W550s laptop with Ubuntu installed (14.04LTS), on my laptop there is a fingerprint reader for login on windows. I would really appreciate if any of you guys could help me use ...
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Grub disappear on Lenovo E531

Hi and Happy New Year. I have the following problem. My Lenovo E531 have dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. The problem is, that grub just disappear. I install Ubuntu normally and use it normally. ...
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Saving monitor settings?

Is there a way to save my monitor settings? I have an external monitor at work, but each morning i have to plug it in, rearrange the windows from being side by side to being on top of each other. Can ...
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Lenovo Z70 wifi with 14.04.2 and kernel 3.16 not working

I'm trying to install 14.04.2 on a new Lenovo Z70, replacing Win 8.1, but on this hardware but no wireless capabilities seem to be found. Elsewhere I see that the 3.16 kernel is required, but 14.04.2 ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad L530 - SD card reader not working

The SD card reader on my new L530 is not working. Please let me know what diagnostics I can provide to help fix this. Thanks.
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Lenovo ThinkPad 11e uses power while hibernated and wakes when on open lid

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad 11e, running Ubuntu 14.04 with XFCE desktop. When I hibernate the system an image is written to disk, and when the system is restarted it resumes from this image. Everything ...
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Slow Boot in Ubuntu 15.10 on Lenovo Y500

I am experiencing extremely slow boot times on my Ubuntu 15.10. It is a clean install over what used to be Windows 8.1 (with uefi). Startup ranges from a minute to a minute and a half, with about ...
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How do I fix / isntall the drivers for my touchpad for Lenovo Yoga 900 i5

I've just installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my new Lenovo Yoga 900 (Skylake Core i5-6200U CPU). The touch-pad doesn't appear to be working at all so I have to use an extra port for Mouse (not to mention the ...
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Wireless stopped connecting in Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo G50-70 2 days back,and the wireless was working fine. But since yesterday I have not been able to connect to the wireless network. The laptop detects the network, ...
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Using / Setting up fingerprint sensor on a Lenovo B40-70 laptop

Does anyone know how to use the fingerprint scanner of the Lenovo B40-70 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04?
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Bluetooth disable Lenovo G580 Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 and now i cant turn on Bluetooth. I also installed Blueman but it still does not work. I found this other forum entry (Bluetooth not working Lenovo G580 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) ...
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Bluetooth drops intermittently 15.10 Ubuntu Gnome

I am using Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 on a Lenovo ThinkPad T450 with an aluminium Bluetooth Apple Keyboard and Apple Magic Trackpad. Both work as expected, however I tend to lose connection from one or the ...