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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Can someone walk me through step-by-step how to install Ubuntu on the Yoga 2 pro by Lenovo? [duplicate]

I am looking to install Ubuntu on the Lenovo yoga pro 2, can someone who has done this explain how to get Ubuntu running on it?
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Update Ubuntu 13.10 now my dual screens will not work.

I am using a Lenovo B570 and just updated Ubuntu 13.10. Now It will not recognize my monitor plugged into my HDMI port. When I go to Settings >> Display I get a message that could not get screen ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on Lenovo G580 IdeaPad? [duplicate]

My laptop is a Lenovo G580 IdeaPad. Specs: Processor Intel Core i7 3632QM CPU @ 2.20 GHz Installed Memory (RAM) 8.00 GB (7.87 GB usable) System type 64-bit Operating ...
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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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Dual boot windows 8 and ubuntu 13.10 on Lenovo G510

I recently got a Lenovo G510 laptop with windows 8 pre loaded. I wanted to dual boot ubuntu with this windows and was stuck at trying to understand secure boot. Right now I know of these steps to ...
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Cant get ALSA to recognize sound device | Lenovo G560

I am a returning Ubuntu user after a pause of a few years, so I have forgotten quite a bit. My problem is that ALSA will not list my soundcard at all.. It cant find it. aplay command returns with: ...
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Ubtunu 12.04 x86_64 Which Proprietary Nvidia Driver for nVidia GT216GLM [Quadro FX 880M] supports brightness controls on Lenvo W510?

I have a Lenovo W510 and installed Ubuntu 12.04 onto it (64 bit). The device is certified for Ubuntu: http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/hardware/201101-6974/ However that certification page ...
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ThinkPad S440 wifi and unexpected system halt

Just a few days ago I installed new wifi driver and everything seemed to work fine on Lenovo ThinkPad S440. But now I experience a problem with wifi: the speed slows down to zero that no page could ...
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Wireless stops immediately after I log in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Lenovo IdeaPad Z710

Wireless stops immediately after I log in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Lenovo IdeaPad Z710. I need a little help. Thank you in advance. nm-tool gives me State: disconnected
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not detecting wireless card in ubuntu 13.04 lenovo g580 laptop [closed]

Earlier wifi was not working in ubuntu 13.04 lenovo g580 laptop then i installed some packages reboot my system.then no wifi setting s were their in all settings/network.earlier it was showing ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and Lenovo video card

i have a old Lenovo Y510. i was running Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 it ran very well in either windows or Ubuntu 12.04 but i never could find the drivers for the video card more specifically the ...
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installation problem of linux OS on my lenovo laptap

Recently i bought a new lenovo laptap (B490,intel pentium,2GB RAM). Firstly i installed windows 7 OS, then i installed ubuntu 10.04 as side by side.In that i faced a problem of getting sound even i ...
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Battery issues - Lenovo Ideapad Z460

I've been using Ubuntu 13.10 on my Lenovo for more than 5 months without a problem. Yesterday I disconnected the AC adapter to take the laptop with me to the couch and it simply shut down. So I ...
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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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Lenovo ThinkPad s440 network

Does anybody know how to configure Wi-Fi on a Lenovo ThinkPad s440 with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? I can't configure it even with LAN. Wi-Fi is the first thing I need. I can't find any drivers for Linux. As ...
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How well does Ubuntu run on the Lenovo Y510p? [closed]

So I want to install Ubuntu on my new laptop, a Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p. It's a great laptop, pre-loaded with all the latest cool stuff like Windows 8 and UEFI and everything. Obviously, this is al nice ...
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Installing ubuntu-touch on lenovo s6000 ideapad

I'm about to install ubuntu-touch on my lenovo s6000 but couldn't find the model's name in the supported devices list, what should I expect?
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Lenovo Z510 Ubuntu black scrren [duplicate]

I just upgraded my laptop to a Lenovo Z510 with Windows 8.1 and I tried to install Ubuntu 13.10 on it via USB. To test if everything works okay I decided to boot into it live. However every time I ...
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Nvidia gtx 755 with bumblebee - Failed to initialize the NVIDIA GPU at PCI:1:0:0 - Lenovo Y410P

I installed bumblebee with nvidia-331. I expected optirun glmark2 to run glmark2 but I got an error. $ optirun glmark2 [ 785.642896] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] (EE) ...
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Bluetooth automatically enables on Lenovo T440s

I want to disable Bluetooth on my Lenovo T440s, which is running 12.04 LTS. I can do it manually, but on every startup it enables the Bluetooth again. Is there a way to ensure that a simple startup ...
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Cant install ubuntu 13.10 on lenovo z475 (secure boot error) [duplicate]

I am trying to install ubuntu 13.10 on my lenovo z475 laptop, but when I boot from the cd, a secureboot error message appears, then the screen freezes on the grub menu. I have seen many other people ...
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Lenovo y510p with HDMI monitor (RESOLVED)

When I boot from Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit live from USB, then secondary monitor on HDMI works fine. After installing Ubuntu, the secondary monitor on HDMI port doesn't work. If I reboot with live Ubuntu, ...
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Ubuntu not working properly on the new Lenovo X1 Carbon [closed]

I've recently changed my lenovo thinkpad X1 carbon gen1 (it broke :S). But since I liked it so much I changed it into the "new lenovo thinkpad X1 carbon" ...
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wifi not working in ubuntu 13.04 on lenovo g430 [duplicate]

I have lenovo g430 system in which my wireless card is bcm4312 . i just installed ubuntu 13.04 on my lenovo system along with windows 7 . All things are working properly except my wireless not ...
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Wireless driver for ThinkPad Edge E335

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a brand new (no OS) ThinkPad Edge E335. Everything seems to work just fine, but there appears to be no driver for the wireless hardware (WLAN ThinkPad 11 a/b/g/n). ...
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13.10 on Lenovo Z61p, flash videos laggy and overheating

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Lenovo Thinkpad Z61p, which should have decent graphics, still flash videos on youtube etc. especially in fullscreen are dark and laggy. Also I always get an ...
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My Lenovo camera does not seem to work since I loaded Ubuntu

I am new to Ubuntu and have a problem with my camera when using skype. Since loading Ubuntu 12.04 my Lenovo Y510 camera does not work. The picture is upside down. Can anyone help me. I have looked for ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 13.10 doesnt detect my nvidia 635m on my laptop

I dont see any other hardware detected in my additional drivers section but my wifi adaptor.In only detects my intel hd 4000 video card and not my nvidia one how can i fix that ?
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Very long shutdown delay on 13.10

Whenever I shutdown or reboot, there is a very long delay (several minutes) before the system will shutdown. I was getting a nm-dispatch signal 15 so I thought the problem might be with network ...
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Linux on a Lenovo Ideapad S510P [duplicate]

I'm thinking of buying a Lenovo Ideapad S510P, and I want to install Ubuntu on this. I wonder if anyone has any experience with this particular laptop, and running Ubuntu on it.
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Numerical performance of Intel's 4th generation vs 3rd generation cpu's on ThinkPad

Maybe a stupid question, but any feedback would be appreciated! I just purchased a new pc in order to run the latest Haswell cpu on some numerical benchmarks. To my surprise, I found that the exact ...
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Ultranav of Thinkppad E540 not working

I have a new Thinpad E540 which has the 3 additional buttons for the mouse integrated in the touchpad here. My previous thinkpad had 3 separate buttons like those here which worked perfectly. The ...
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No Screens found on boot: xserver initial setup [duplicate]

Setup: I am a relatively new linux user but I decided to dual boot my new laptop with windows 8.1 and ubuntu. I created a bootable USB using Pen Drive linux installer ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 / 13.10 on G505 laptop with AMD A4-5000

I've tried 6 different distros and I can't find anything that's stable with the G505 with AMD's a4-5000 kabini processor. In BOIS I have disabled secure boot, set OS to other, enabled SVM but left ...
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Middle mouse button emulation on Lenovo T431s

I'm running Ubuntu (13.10) on a Lenovo T431s. Since Lenovo has removed the classic 3 mouse buttons on top of the touchepad, there is no middle mouse button any more. And emulating the middle mouse ...
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Help needed in setting up wifi on ubuntu 12.10 with GNOME 3 on a Lenovo B590 laptop with BCM43142 Wireless LAN Controller [duplicate]

I use ubuntu 12.10 with GNOME 3 on a Lenovo B590 laptop with BCM43142 Wireless LAN Controller. Iam unable to configure to use wifi on my laptop. I tried this - sudo apt-get install --reinstall ...
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BLUETOOTH ISSUE UBUNTU 12.04, Lenovo Z580

I'm a new Ubuntu user. After 5 months witch Ubuntu I cant imagine to turn back to Windows. However i have just one issue with this system: My bluetooth is not working. My computer is a Lenovo Z580, ...
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Slow wireless on Linux Ubuntu 12.04.3 (lenovo y510p)

I have a Lenovo Ideapad y510p (Intel Centrino 2230 and kernel 3.8.0-34-generic), running Ubuntu 12.04.3 and I'm getting consistently lower wireless internet speeds when compared with my old ...
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Internal mic of Lenovo Ideapad s210 not working

I recently bought a lenovo ideapad s210 and installed Ubuntu 13.10 on it. Overall it works pretty good, but I can't figure out how to get the internal microphone to work. I've tried adding in ...
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Install Ubuntu on Lenovo G580

Can I install Ubuntu on a Lenovo G580, but keeping Windows 8? How? The specs are: Prossesor: Intel® Core™ i5-3210M (3M Cache, 2.50 GHz) Ram: 4.0GB PC3-12800 DDR3 SDRAM 1600 MHz OS: Windows 8 64bits ...
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Bumblee settings

I have installed bumblebee on my lenovo W530 with Ubuntu 13.10. I have followed the guide given in https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee and ensured that all settings are as in the wiki. When I run ...
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EDIT 12.04 LTS Lenovo T60 sound static

I noticed that my sound has a static to it which seems to vary depending on what I'm doing. I have a lenovo t60, and am just using the default drivers that came with the 12.04 LTS installation. I am ...
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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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No GUI on Lenovo with nvidia

I updated my Ubuntu with the normal update on December 17th, and now I have no GUI display. It is an Lenovo 4314-9VG S/N R9-69 PE7 10/08, with 3.2.0-57-generic-pae kernel Have tried to make sudo ...
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constant buzzing noise from speaker when headphones are plugged in Ubuntu 13.04

I'm using Lenovo Y410p. After I plug in the headphones, there's constant buzzing noise from speaker. If I unplug them, the noise disappears. If I disable "Auto-Mute Mode" through alsamixer, the ...
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Lenovo USB Monitor - LT1423p

Morning all, I have recently aquired a USB Lenovo monitor, LT1423p but it is not working in Ubuntu 13.10. I have read through the forums and googled like a madman and can find alot of information ...
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Installing Ubuntu on lenovo and getting boot errors :(

I have looked through so many posts now trying to get my lenovo laptop to run Ubuntu 13.10 but for some reason I keep getting the same boot error: ...
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Problem Installing Ubuntu on Lenovo Ideapad U330p

I cannot get Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit ISO installed on a Lenovo Ideapad U330p (i5 core, SSD) preinstalled with Windows 8, by using a Ubuntu USB live stick. I tried various live usb creators (the build-in ...