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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Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on Lenovo u410

So I just bought a brand new SSD for my Lenovo u410 (this one) and I'm fed up with Windows 8 so I plan on installing just Ubuntu, no dual boot (i'll keep my old HDD with Win 8 in case things go south ...
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lenovo e540 RTL8723be wifi not working

I'm really struggling to have working wifi on my laptop lenovo E540. I googled about my network card using ubuntu, but nothing solved my problem. First of all, I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit. I ...
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Need help with chronic slow wifi connections

I have had chronic slow wifi connections on several networks for a while now, I think since my update to 12.04 when it came out. I have tried many of the tips and tricks already available out there in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not work wifi for Lenovo Y50-70

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 to my computer (lenovo Y50-70) but wifi doesnt work. Could you please help me?
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How to make ClickButtons work without affecting the Touchpad (X1C)

There's a simple way to enable the ClickButtons on a Lenovo X1 Carbon that I already found here: http://askubuntu.com/a/599831/167365 echo "options psmouse proto=imps" > ...
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Lenovo 738726U black screen with mouse pointer on Ubuntu 14.04.2 log in screen

Important Info (maybe): I apologize upfront if I ask something wrong. 1st time asking a question..anywhere online. Already researched problem A LOT! But my system is old and not listed. First ...
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How do I permanently change the brightness of the screen?

On the previous versions the default screen brightness was perfect for me but on 11.10 the default brightness is killing my eye. I have changed the brightness like this level but after restarting ...
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Some times when i close the lid of my laptop I get black screen

I bought a LENOVO G50-70 59-440027 laptop. some times I close the lid and when I open it up again I get black screen and the only way to see my screen is to power cycle the laptop.
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Yoga 3 Pro black screen on wakeup from sleep [duplicate]

When I wakeup my computer from sleep there is a blank black screen with just the cursor. Has anyone else experienced this problem? Description: Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: ...
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can't install Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro

I have a new Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro but I can't install Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I tried working through the instructions for the Yoga 2, but after editing the grub boot line and pressing enter, the screen ...
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Black screen and no wifi after resume from suspend (laptop Lenovo, system Ubuntu 14.10)

Very ofter, but not everytime, I have a black screen and no wifi after resume from suspend. My version of Ubuntu is 14.10, and my laptop is Lenovo G50-30. I have read many similar questions and ...
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Wired connection of Qualcom card not working, can't compile drivers

I am using ubuntu 14.10 and I can't get my wirdec connection to work: srd@ubuntu:~/Downloads$ ifconfig lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 ...
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Samsung ssd Ubuntu 14.04 install won't boot on Lenovo B575, but works perfectly on a new ASUS Z87-A motherboard

I am trying to get a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Samsung ssd drive to work on an older Lenovo B575 laptop (2011). For some reason when I go to boot from the ssd drive the system does not even ...
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Does Ubuntu support “Tent mode” automatic orientation?

I have a Lenovo Flex 2 15 and it has a 300° so it can flip into "tent" mode. I would like to know if the screenwould automatically rotate to match it like in windows. Or if it would be possible let ...
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How to switch/disable functionality of fn keys on Ubuntu - USB keyboard

Hi I have a problem with my new USB Lenovo keyboard, I can't (don't know how) switch Fn keys in Linux, on windows it was very easy. But I don't know what I can do on Linux to switch Fn keys (or ...
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Issues dual booting Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8 on Lenovo z50-70

I've attempted unsuccessfully several times to install Ubuntu alongside Windows on my new laptop. Initially Ubuntu 14.04 did install, but I was unable to boot it, after trying various things. I ...
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ubuntu dual boot problem

I recently bought a new laptop (z50 20354). it came with win 8.1 pre installed, i decided to dual boot it with ubuntu(14.04). i had to change my bios settings and did the following: changed OS ...
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Touchpad Lenovo Z50-70 - Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my new laptop (Lenovo Z50-70). Unfortunately, the touchpad is not working well. Without any modifications/installs, just left and right click buttons are working (no ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid network-manager causes kernel panic on Lenovo G505s [closed]

I had Ubuntu 14.10 installed on my Lenovo G505s and I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 in February this year (to the beta release). A few weeks ago, I updated my installation with new packages. From that ...
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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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can't get WiFi connected on new Lenovo w 14.04

Just bought a Lenovo laptop and can't get WiFi connected. It can see my network SSID, but any attempt to connect gives wlan0: authenticate with 90:ef... wlan0: send auth to 90:ef... wlan0: ...
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bad wifi connection with Lenovo X240 under Ubuntu 14.04 — intel wireless 7260

On my Lenovo X240 I have installed Ubuntu 14.04. Everything, including the LAN connection, works very smoothly except from the WiFi. The computer connects to a WiFi hotspot but after a few bytes ...
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Lenovo W530 Ubuntu 14.04 discrete graphics mode random crash

Recently I switched my Lenovo W530 to Ubuntu, and after struggling with Nvidia drivers for about a week I finally got them to work after lots of googling. Then I was unable to get my second monitor ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 mouse clicking stops working after OS has been idle

After the system has been idle for a while, resuming use of the OS by moving the mouse works fine however I would be unable to click in my own log in box for example which means I am forced to tab and ...
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No WiFi on Lenovo Yoga 3

I'm using on Xubuntu 14.10 and I have exactly this model: 80J80021US I've installed the bcmwl-kernel-source package, used this command sudo rfkill unblock all and also tried to disable ideapad_laptop ...
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CPU problem open PDF

I've a Lenovo X1 Carbon and I've big problem opening PDF. Doing top command I get 100% cpu on xorg task. Any help?
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Cannot boot both windows and ubuntu anymore due to wrong partition processes. How do i fix this?

Here is my story: I have decided to format my windows 8.1 with "onekey recovery" button of my Lenovo Ideapad Z510. When completed, i have no problems about windows, however grub2 have been lost. Then ...
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ubuntu 14.04 on lenovo x250 graphics problem

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 on my lenovo x250 and I am experiencing graphics problem. Whenever I re-sizing a window fast (the browser window for example) I am getting annoying lag. It looks like ...
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Bluetooth won't turn on on Lenovo G510 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

It was working just yesterday and now I see the greyed out icon on the bar and enabling Bluetooth does nothing. I checked rfkill and it's not blocked. dmesg | grep Blue produces this: [ 5.045301] ...
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Bluetooth problem Lenovo-Z50-70 (Atheros QCWB355)

When I got my Lenovo-Z50-70 I directly installed Ubuntu 14.10, the Wifi (Atheros AR9565) worked out of the box. But then I wanted to connect my bluetooth devices it never found any of them. I looked ...
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Lenovo 3000 N100 WiFi not working even after driver update

I have a Lenovo 3000N100 which has WiFi card/drives that are not working. I have tested the card with Windows and it works. Tried un-installing the card in 12.04.1 and re-installing it even with a ...
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Unstable WiFi on Lenovo T440p using Ubuntu 14.10

So basically I've wasted the last two days on trying to figure out how to stabilize my WiFi connection. Ethernet works perfectly fine, yet when I try to connect to my wireless network, my laptop stays ...
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Simulate a middle-click on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Synaptics touchpad

I Am writing a Guide How to install Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro To get a middle Mousebutton, I tried this: I edited the file /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-synaptics.conf. There I edited the ...
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Touchpad on Thinkpad E550 is recognized as mouse. No Scrolling possible

i bought a new Thinkpad E550 and installed Ubuntu 14.10. Works fine, except the touchpad is not recognized properly. Scrolling isn't possible, working without isn't working for me ;). It seems, that ...
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Status of Ubuntu for Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga

I am strongly considering to buy a Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 14 and since I will have to use it for work, I will have to partition it and install Ubuntu. For this, I am wondering about the current status ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 backlit keyboard not working

I am hoping someone can help me... I am increasingly becoming a fan of Ubuntu so I decided to load it on to my home laptop which is a Lenovo IdeaPad Z500... Everything seems to work except for the ...
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Lenovo G700: no sound in headphones

I have Lenovo G700 and have no sound in headphones :( Lenovo G700, IDT 92HD95, Kubuntu 14.04. Alsa updated from "ALSA daily build snapshots", kernel updated to 4.0rc6, alsamixer checked. Internal ...
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brigthness and keyboard problems lenovo ideapad s400

I have tried several solutions to the problem of brightness but none satisfactorily , the buttons work properly but not raise or lower the brightness. Also every time you reboot the notebook keyboard ...
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Lenovo z500 geforce gt 740m problems

Does anybody have a success story how install nvidia drive on lenovo z500 with nvidia geforce gt 740m to make it works. I tried everything: nvidia-prime, bumblebee. In all cases I have some bugs. If I ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon support

I am considering selling my Mac to get money towards a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 because what I really want to do is to be running an Ubuntu system all the time. Is this machine completely supported in ...
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Wifi Conection problem my Lenovo 59-442243 15.6-inch Laptop (Core i3 4030U/4GB/1TB/DOS/Integrated Graphics Processor

Wifi doesn't work on ubuntu but on windows does. bnogroups@bnogroups:~$ lspci | grep -i wireless bnogroups@bnogroups:~$ iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. eth0 no wireless extensions. ...
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Wireless not working Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo g50

since I installed ubuntu on my lenovo I can only get wireless internet for about 5 minutes after I restart my computer, and then it just stops responding. My network security is WEP and ethernet ...
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Can't access WiFi on Lenovo E335

I am running ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit on my laptop, but I can't seem to access the WiFi, however I can access the internet through a cable, but this only a temporary solution. Below you can see my ...
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Lenovo flex 2-15 doesn't turn off

i installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my lenovo laptop as dual boot but every time i try to shut down the PC it starts again after 5 seconds or so and i have to press the power button to turn it off I ...
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Applying recent kernel change to older (14.04 LTS) kernel

I believe there is a kernel fix for 2015 lenovo touchpad buttons not working in linux. It was just created (3/15) on the mainline kernel. This issue (see last post): issue report Pointing to this ...
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My wifi is not functioning properly on my Lenovo Z50-70 using a Ubuntu 14.04

I am newbie in using Linux. When I installed UBuntu 14.04, I found wifi problem with my Lenovo Z50-70. After connecting to a wireless network it works for a brief period of time, then, although it ...
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Proprietary nvidia 310m driver - temperature issues?

Please help me. I have ubuntu 14.04. When I use nouveau driver gpu temperature don't up more then 70°C. But when I switch to nvidia-331-proprietary my temperature jump to 90°C or even higher when ...
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Lenovo e531 - Fn keys don't work properly

Although Fn + F1, F2 or F3 work well (they stand for audio volume), Fn + F5 or F6 don't. They should make the brightness of a display more and less, but instead they just make the brightness 0 and 10 ...
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Laptop screen turns white, external monitor works (14.04, Lenovo Thinkpad T420s)

I am using Lenovo Thinkpad T420. Three days ago my laptop main internal display suddenly turns white while I was switching to my external monitor which still works fine. The problem remains even when ...
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Installing nvidia GTX 860M drivers

I have been trying to install the drivers for my Lenovo y50 graphics card, GTX 860M but nothing seams to work! There are some guides on the net, but everyone of them make my screen go black on start ...