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Bluetooth stopped working after restart on Lenovo Thinkpad e320 (15.10)

Previoulsy I got bluetooth to work with the instructions in this post: How to enable hard-blocked bluetooth in Thinkpad Edge 320: echo options thinkpad_acpi dbg_bluetoothemul=1 bluetooth_state=1 | ...
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Enable bluetooth Lenovo t430s kubuntu 14.04

I am trying to enable bluetooth on my t430s; however, the adapter doesn't show up. As root, I have tried echo 1 > /sys/devices/platform/thinkpad_acpi/bluetooth_enable however, I get a message ...
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Lenovo Compact Bluetooth keyboard stopped connecting ubuntu 15.10

A couple of weeks ago I upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10 and noticed that my bluetooth gear started to disconnect and reconnect randomly, sometimes while I was writing (keyboard) and sometimes when just ...
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Lenovo S21e recovery

I was able to find a Lenovo S21e cheap. I was able to get the WiFi and mouse working thanks to the posts on that (and will get more practice since I reflashed the system). My question (which may ...
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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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No Wi-Fi on Lenovo G50-45

So I bought my son a Lenovo G50-45 for christmas and I'm setting it up (removing Microsoft Windows 10, installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and the essentials) for him... But there's no wireless networking ...
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Alt key stuck for a short period time

I have a Lenovo Z50-70 laptop and whenever I press the ALT it's stuck for a time. Here's a video showing it: Youtube video In the video I am pressing ALT+D and typing in google.com
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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 ...
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Wifi Download speed very slow on 15.04 Ubuntu on Lenovo Z70-80

Initially when I installed Ubuntu 15.04 for some reason the default Wireless card driver did not work, So I followed this answer and make it to work. Basically using this, echo "options ath10k_core ...
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Touchpad not detected lenovo ideapad u350 in Ubuntu 14.04

I have newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 and my touchpad is not working. Please find some additional info for debugging the issue as below. For xinput list The output is Virtual core pointer ...
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Lenovo Y50-70 dual boot with Windows 10

I purchased a Lenovo Y50-70 (i7-4710HQ, 8GB DDR3 RAM, 4GB N16P-GX DDR5 Graphics Card and 1TB SSHD(8GB)) earlier this week. It has only Windows 10 installed as of now and there is only 1 partition. I ...
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14.04.3 Lenovo w550s mini displayport

Under Windows 7, w550s mini displayport works fine. Replaced Windows with Ubuntu 14.04.3 lspci reports: NVIDIA Corporation Device 137a (rev a2) Installed latest nvidia-358 driver through ppa. gksudo ...
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Wi Fi Problem of Lenovo G580

I am a user of the Lenovo G580 laptop [Intel Core i5 Processor/4GB RAM/500 GB HDD]. I have install Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 lts on different HDD Partition. In Windows 7 wi fi is working correctly ...
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blank screen, ubuntu

I had a blank screen on my laptop (lenovo ideapad S415touch)and i checked couple solutions on the forums while using my external monitor and I found this one: "It worked for my Ubuntu 14, Lenovo ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu 14.04.02

I have recently bought a Lenovo Ideapad 100-151BY laptop. Firstly Windows 7 was installed on it. Now whenever I am trying to Install Ubuntu with the Live DVD it is getting shutdown. After clicking on ...
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Every time i start ubuntu these type of lines starts running

I have press Esc button every-time to start Ubuntu ... Is this a problem with OS installation ?? Or my laptop is not build for Ubuntu OS ??? Because after installing Ubuntu my touch-pad stopped ...
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What to do with a 16gb m.2 disc?

I've bought a Lenovo ThinkPad E540 back in 2013. It came with a 512GB hard disk, which I replaced with a 256GB SSD. When I ordered it there was something written about the 512GB hard disk, that it has ...
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Lenovo Yoga 700 Wifi issues

I've just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my new Lenovo Yoga 700 (model 80QD). I got it working from command line, and i'm currently using my WiFi to write this, however, the Connection Manager does not let ...
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Lenovo Yoga 11 randomly shuts down before login Ubuntu 15.10 & 15.04

It always happens while booting before the login screen appears. Most confusing is, sometimes the laptop boots without any problems. The next day I have to start it like 5 times before I am able to ...
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Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 wireless not working on lenovo with 14.04.3

Help, I've tried the other fixes used for ubuntu 15.10 and the Qualcomm adapter but nothing is working for my lenovo ideapad 500 with the Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 wireless adapter running 14.04.3. ...
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Wireless still not working [duplicate]

I have followed advice from this forum to create wireless-info.txt: http://paste.ubuntu.com/13396132/ What to do next? Any help to fix my wireless would be most welcome! P.S. My wifi frequently ...
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My Thinkpad X1 2015 freezes randomly. How do I diagnose the issue?

I have a Thinkpad X1 Carbon 2015 (20BSCTO1WW). Intel i5-5300U processor, 14" FHD Screen, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD. I'm running Wily (15.10.) I installed Wily on this machine while it was still in beta. ...
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Grub efi amd64 signed failed to install into /target/ [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo B50-30 FreeDos, I upgraded my BIOS. I was installing Xubuntu (xubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-amd64), but during the installation, the following message appears: grub-efi-amd64-signed failed ...
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Ubuntu on new lenovo 6th gen i7 6500u processor and AMD Radeon R7 M360

will ubuntu 14.04.3 work with this hardware(lenovo ideapad 500-15isk with Intel 6th Gen i7-6500u processor and AMD Radeon R7 M360)? I tried the live cd but the graphics are unstable/flashing white ...
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Where to Download Special Ubuntu Images Designed for Pre-installed Systems (OEM)?

Background My Lenovo X250 is arriving in two weeks, which according to Ubuntu Certified Hardware will work well only with "a special image of Ubuntu pre-installed by the manufacturer." This Linux ...
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Thinking about reinstalling ubuntu after bad dual boot. Is restoring to factory systems necessary prior to this?

Recently I dual booted Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04, and I ran into an issue where in which I couldn't boot into Windows (only Ubuntu). I resolved the issue (turned off secure boot) but now I'm ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Lenovo Yoga 3 14,no network devices available

I know there were some discussion on this machine about the wireless adapter being hardblocked in 14.04. However, After I installed 15.10, the wireless adapter seems recognized now. It shows "no ...
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Two fingers vertical scrolling on X1 Carbon 3rd generation

In my 3rd gen X1, two fingers scrolling works nice, but it also recognizes two fingers when one of them (left hand) is standing in the 'non physical' button, and the other one (right hand) tries to ...
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Trackpoint on Lubuntu 15.10 (32bits) doesnt work

I got an old Lenovo T60 which I really love for doing some work. I use the trackpoint a lot while working but in this laptop I am unable to make it work. I tried this: ...
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15.10 Slow network speed on Yoga 13 ( first gen) Realtek nic

My download and upload speeds are down to .5 mbps and 1 mbps respectively. They should be around 43mI just installed 15.10 on a first gen yoga 13. I've tried swapping drivers and steps from this ...
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Lenovo B40-30 won't shut down ubuntu 14.04

I recently buy this laptop and of course I install Ubuntu. http://www.amazon.in/Lenovo-59436067-14-1-inch-Pentium-Windows/dp/B00OB1DZOW Everything goes fine, but when I shutdown or reboot the ...
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Intel 3160 WiFi on Lenovo Z70-80 sporadically working

As you can read from the title the Intel 3160 has big attitude problems on Ubuntu: it frequently disconnects - especially from the 802.11 ac network and the speed is sub-par although the router ...
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ubuntu lenovo twist super_l tablet button keydown not working correcty

I have a Lenovo twist running Ubuntu 15.04 and i have remapped the super_L key on the monitor to control_l using xmodmap. but it's not working properly. when i look at it in xev i see that the ...
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How do I set battery charging thresholds

I am new to Ubuntu and I don't speak computerese. I really don't! I have read the various threads on the topic and still can't work it out. I have recently purchased a Lenovo Thinkpad x250 and I ...
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Uk'er in USA. no touchpad or internal wifi on Levono S21e on 15.10 fresh install, all else seems ok

Uk'er in USA. no touchpad or internal wifi on Levono S21e on 15.10 fresh install, all else seems ok. USB 3.0 to ethernet to hub works fine thoug.. so I have wire connection. Saw earlier posts on ...
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BIOS upgrade not working on Lenovo X Carbon 2nd

I tried to upgrade the BIOS of my Lenovo Thinkpad Carbon 2nd generation by loading the corresponding image file via grub (not grub 2). This has once worked for me in the past. After downnloading the ...
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Drivers for Lenovo 3000 C200

I am looking for the WiFi (and hopefully audio) packages for my old Lenovo 3000 C200 I believe they used to be hosted at: http://lenovo.dropshock.com/files/bcmwl5.tar.gz (wifi) ...
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Unable to get touchscreen to work on Lenovo Flex 3

I have a Lenovo Flex 3 laptop, which has a touchscreen. I have it dual-booting Windows 10 (OEM) and Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. On Windows the touchscreen works fine. On Ubuntu, however it does not work, even ...
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Wifi problem Broadcom BCM4352

I have a problem with getting the wifi on Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Y50-70 to work. I have the problematic Broadcom BCM4352 card, I already installed the newest drivers, disabled the ideapad and done ...
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Ubuntu couldn't detect Nvidia GT 740M

I am using Lenovo Z500 running on Ubuntu 15.10, with the following VGA specifications: VGA1: Intel HD 4000 VGA2: Geforce GT 740M After running lspci command, it detects the Intel HD but couldn't ...
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Laptop won't boot after upgrade to 15.10: The master control interrupt lied (any kernel)

I upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10 on a Lenovo Carbon X1 (3rd gen), and now when the laptop boots it stops with the message: [drm:gen8_irq_handler [i915]] *ERROR* The master control interrupt lied ...
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The Bluetooth driver doesn't work in lenovo flex 3 14. please help me resolving this

I am using ubuntu latest lts (14.04.3). My laptop does have Bluetooth and I can use it in windows 8. However in Ubuntu it seems that the OS doesn't recognize the hardware.It is not listed on the top ...
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HDMI not working on Lenovo Yoga Pro 2 - Ubuntu 14.04

I used to have windows on it and HDMI was working I erased windows and installed Ubuntu 14.04 when I plug in my HDMI Adapter, the Displays settings and workspaces recognize the other display but the ...
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Lenovo G50-80 Ubuntu 14.04 low sound input

Good afternoon. I've bought a Lenovo G50-80, and I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and my sound input is too low, so I can't use skype. I've read several posts about it, testing with alsamixer's ...
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Lenovo trackpoint device not recognized

I'm using Xubuntu 15.10 on a Lenovo Thinkpad Twist (S230u). Unfortunately, the trackpoint device (the red stick between the g/h/b keys replacing the mouse) is not recognized by Ubuntu - most of the ...
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Networking problems on yoga 2 pro

Recently I'm experiencing problems connecting to the internet over Wifi at my home connection, with my Lenovo yoga 2 pro. I'd love it if someone could point me in the right direction, as I have no ...
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Installing ubuntu on UEFI system after deleting EFI partition

I have a Lenovo G580(20157) laptop that didn't come with any preinstalled OS. I used win 7 until now and gradually upgraded to windows 8 and then to win 10. I also updated my bios drivers. My bios is ...
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Battery Threshold for Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro with Ubuntu 15.10

I have a Lenovo Yoga 3 pro and I installed an Ubuntu 15.10 on it. Unfortunately I fully deleted windows. The battery charging stops at 59%. I've read that you can set battery thresholds for ThinkPad ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 : Green spots during video playback

I just installed Ubuntu 15.04 on a brand new Lenovo G50 laptop (with AMD Radeon graphics). I installed VLC to play HD video. Irrespective of the type of video, I am seeing green spots in the videos. ...
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Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro - Two fingers scroll on touchscreen

I just got a new lenovo yoga 3 pro, very good machine, I really enjoy it. I installed without issues ubuntu on it. Everything works well. I will add some scripts to handle ACPI events for buttons and ...