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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Bluetooth on Lenovo Ideapad S20-30

Today I installed Ubuntu on my Lenovo S20-30 and most things work but I can't use bluetooth. In the system preferences I can change the bluetooth switch to "on" but when I come back to the pane it is ...
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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 ...
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Display Settings on AC and Brightness key

I have recently installed Xubuntu 14.02 on a Lenovo Thinkpad E555 I got everything working however I have had these problems: When connecting AC power to the computer the Display Config comes up. ...
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Lenovo E540 SSD cache solution

My company gave me a Lenovo E540 that has an integrate 16 Gb SSD cache. I'm wondering how to use the cache with an existing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installation, I found several posts explaining about ...
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Headphones not recognized

Before marking as duplicate, please note: I am aware of the fact that there are several similar issues around here, but the solutions provided there don't seem to work I have here a Lenovo ThinkPad ...
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problem with ubuntu startup

Sometimes my Ubuntu gets stuck with purple screen, and the only way to get out of that is a reboot. I have enabled verbose mode in grub2, but I see nothing on the screen. Or sometimes in low ...
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Lenovo G50 does not switch on WIFi on initial boot or upon resuming system

I recently acquired a Lenovo G50, after installing Ubuntu 14.10 (updated to the latest), I could not connect via WiFi. I found a solution that asked me to do sudo modprobe -r ideapad-laptop that only ...
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BCM 43162 Wireless AC compatibility

I recently got a Lenovo Edge E555 with 802.11ac using a BCM 43162 chip. I've tried launching 14.04 however after I add the additional BCM drivers and restart the Wifi still does not work and the ...
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Screen rotation on Lenovo Yoga 2 (not Pro)

How does one enable (automatic -if possible) screen rotation support for a Lenovo Yoga 2 13 running Ubuntu? The solutions I have tried that were intended for the Yoga 2 Pro and the Yoga 13 (e.g. ...
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Use external monitor automatically, when started in Docking Station

I am using a Thinkpad T510 and I often boot it in a ThinkPad Mini Dock Plus Series 3 (EU). The problem is that if I boot it with the lid closed, I can see grub, I can see the Ubuntu boot splash, but ...
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Problem Lenovo G780 Windows 7 + Ubuntu does not work

I am using Windows 7 in my laptop Lenovo G780 and I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 as a dual boot. Windows 7 works correctly, so I created a partition in my hard drive, changed the bios (I know there is ...
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bluetooth not working on Lenovo Z50-70

I have new Lenovo Z50-70 with NVIDIA 820M graphics card. I am using 340v driver for it. Bluetooth is not working, it says bluetooth is disable while wifi is working fine output of lsusb; lsmod | ...
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inconsistent recorded audio volume (Lubuntu 14.10 on Lenovo Ideapad G50-45)

I'm a Linux novice, I have a Lubuntu 14.10 installation on a newly bought Lenovo Ideapad G50-45. I managed to install everything myself on a computer that only had DOS, using lots of help from the ...
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Problem, cannot set brightness on Lenovo Z570

My problem is that I cannot set brightness using fn+arrows and any other way. I'm currently using elementary os base on 12.04 and that problem is not showing, but on every ubuntu with higher number I ...
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Set F-Keys primary instead of special keys on Lenovo

I have a new Lenovo E540 which has the special keys like volume change and such on the F-Keys here. So to actually use the F-Keys the FN has to be pressed to, so when using Alt+F4 I have to press ...
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Low WiFi Single Strength LENOVO G500

I am using Lenovo G500 Laptop, i5 processor. Earlier when I used to have Windows 7, the Wifi Signal was quite strong, either if its at my home or at my college. But since I only have Ubuntu now, the ...
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Can't boot to ubuntu (14.10) on a Lenovo y50-70: Error during launch, “Premature end of file /casper/vmlinuz.efi”

I own a Lenovo y50-70 with 8gb of RAM and 2gb of vram. Windows install recently got corrupted (I think it was the boot files), and I can't access the OS. I was going to boot into Linux using an ...
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bluetooth not working in lenovo B40-70?

bluetooth is not detected in lenovo b40-70 laptop in ubuntu 14.04 . i have tried installing bluetooth manager and it shows bluetooth adapter not found. my lsusb output : Bus 001 Device 002: ID ...
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Webcam issues on Lenovo Ideapad Y510 (Ubuntu 14.04)

Skype an Google Hangouts seem to be unable to use my build-in webcam on IdeaPad Y510. In Skype it just does not show me the option to start video conversation. But when I am going to Skype -> Options ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 RT3090 drivers not working

My lenovo s400 Ralink RT3090 wireless card seems to use rt2800 drivers which is resulting in laggy unrelaible wifi. after many hours of googling i found ...
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triple boot to Windows without loosing xubuntu and kali linux [duplicate]

I am using a Lenovo laptop I removed Windows and using Xubuntu xfce and Kali Linux on my system for many years. I have enough free space on my disk to reinstall Windows. Since I don't have Windows ...
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WiFi randomly turning off or disconnecting (lenovo t540p, Ubuntu 14.04)

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my lenovo t540p. Everything is working good, however, the wireless keeps turning off or disconnecting from time to time. This is my iwconfig: eth0 no wireless ...
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Lenovo Yoga fan control

I have a Lenovo Yoga, running Ubuntu 14.10. The fans are quite noisy. even when idle. I had the same problem on Windows, and solved it by installing Notebook Fancontrol. This is not available for ...
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function keys only work with battery on lenovo g40-30

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running on my Lenovo G40-30 and the function keys only works when the battery is connected. If I remove it, the function keys simply doesn't works. What can I do?
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xUbuntu on Lenovo T450s [duplicate]

I was trying to install xUbuntu Desktop 14.4 on Lenovo T450s without success. The standard installation freezes immediately after showing the two icons in the beginning never switching to graphics ...
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X1 Carbon Mini Display works with External Monitor but not Projectors

I have an X1 Carbon 2014 model, and everything seems to work great on Ubuntu 14.04. Recently now I've had to use it twice to give a presentation, and both times it's failed to detect the VGA ...
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Ubuntu / Lenovo yoga Wifi issues

I recently installed Ubuntu: 14.10, Kernel: 3.16.0-31-generic. I have some network problems. My Laptop is a Lenovo Yoga 13. I had some issues getting the network adapter to work, but it works now - ...
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Carbon x1 2015 ubuntu 14.04 fingerprint reader

I am trying to get the fingerprint reader functional on Ubuntu 14.04, I've tried fingerprint-gui but it's not really usable, I've tried multiple times with a couple of fingers and its not really ...
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Bluetooth Issue: Lenovo Z50-70 and Ubuntu 14.04

I can see the bluetooth icon but none of my devices are detected. The output of lspci is: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller ...
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Is there any way to underclock my CPU or disable turbo boost? Lenovo Y50

I just installed Ubuntu on my Lenovo y50 laptop and have a turbo boost issue. I'm trying to install a program called Gromacs with cmake. But whenever I try to install it, the CPU ramps up to full ...
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Ubuntu support on lenovo flex 14

I am just considering buying a new laptop . With all the diversity , my best solution ( considering budget ) was the lenovo flex 14 . I am a big ubuntu fan , and I don't want to end up using the ...
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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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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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Gluglug ThinkPad X200 Ubuntu?

I'm looking at buying the Lenovo ThinkPad X200 from Gluglug (http://shop.gluglug.org.uk/product/libreboot-x200/) and they say they have Libreboot so you can install any OS, but I'm wondering if the ...
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Lenovo x230 wifi and hdd light not working

I just did a fresh install of 14.04.2 and my wifi and hdd lights are now not working. Does anyone know what the problem could be or how i could fix it? Any help is appreciated. Thanks
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Graphical issues in Ubuntu 14.10 with 3rd Gen Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon

I'm experiencing weird graphical problems with a fresh Ubuntu 14.10 install (see attached screenshots). The laptop is a new Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon (3rd Gen) with 14" WQHD+ (2560 x 1440). External ...
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Huawei EC315 not working on ubuntu 14.04?

Recently I bought a Lenovo B40-70 laptop and I am bugged with tons of problems on Ubuntu 14.04, which worked like charm in my old Dell studio laptop. The Huawei EC315 provided by Tata Docomo wifi max, ...
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USB port not working after resume from suspend - ubuntu 14.04

My USB ports and webcam are not working after sleep. I have WiFi, but that's it. I am Ubuntu 14.04 and I have usb2.0, usb3.0, webcam. I found similar case here and here and here, but none gave me ...
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Second Monitor Issues on Lenovo W530 running Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have a Lenovo W530 with Nvidia Optimus technology running Ubuntu 14.04. I am using the Nouveau drivers and experiencing problems when connecting a second monitor to the VGA port. I would like to be ...
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Very slow wifi on Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro

I got very slow wifi connection on my Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro. I am using Ubuntu 14.10 Gnome. Because wifi is not working out of the box currently I set it up with sudo apt-get install ...
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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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WiFi not working on Ubuntu 14.04 amd64 / Qualcomm Network QCA8172

Today i've installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on amd64 Lenovo G710 laptop. Unfortunately, this is not my PC and i have to fix this issue with not working Wifi. In network-manager tray tool i see "Qualcomm ...
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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 ...