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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lenovo g480 blank screen while booting ubuntu [duplicate]

i love Ubuntu very much but i cant install it on my laptop whenever i try to boot it form CD the screen just went blank and DVD spins so fast like its installing to many files but it was some sort of ...
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Soft blocked Bluetooth on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Lenovo G700)

I can't enable bluetooth on my Lenovo G700. I've tried few solutions without success. Here is my rfkill list: adrian@adrian-Lenovo-G700:~$ sudo rfkill list [sudo] password for adrian: 0: ...
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Touchpad edge scrolling not working on upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 and now I can't use edge scrolling on my laptop's touchpad! Why is this happening?! A few hours back everything was fine in 13.04. Is this a bug? Any workarounds ...
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Wireless Not Working in UBUNTU 12.04 in my Lenovo z580

Well I'm still a newbie in Ubuntu. I'm using UBUNTU 12.04 precise edition version. The problem is my WiFi connection. I've been working on it since far too long all by myself and now I think I have ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 13.10 os on My Lenovo A660 Smartphone

Hi I want to install Ubuntu OS in my Lenovo A660 Smartphone as I am a huge fan of Ubuntu and I am using Ubuntu on my PC. Now I want to use Ubuntu On my SMartphone. So Please tell me every step for ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 installation won't start. Instead I get a black screen [duplicate]

Recently I purchased a Lenovo G500 and installed Windows 7 in it. Then I thought of installing Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit OS alongside Windows 7 Ultimate. I created a bootable USB using UNetBootin. It ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 disabled track pad, brightness, sound on Lenovo Z570

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 using Ubuntu's software update. It seemed to go all right, however after the system restarted and booted up Ubuntu 13.10, it began experiencing several problems. Some ...
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Hard drive clicking on Z500 (13.10)

I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop, which is a Lenovo Z500. Everything works nicely so far, but occasionally there is some hard drive clicking. I tried using the command: hdparm -B ...
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wifi problems with lenovo g580 on kubuntu-13.04-desktop-amd64

i have a wifi connection problem in lenovo g580 on kubuntu-13.04-desktop-amd64. ethernet cable is working properly but wifi does'nt connect below are some hardware information sudo lshw -class ...
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ubuntu on lenovo idepad s210 touch

I'd like to buy Lenovo IdeaPad S210 and install linux (ubuntu) on it. So I'd like to ask if any of you have som experencie with running ubuntu on this notebook. Getting touch screen work is not so ...
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Making Fn turned off by default

Laptops Lenovo have a special key called "Fn". The last laptop I had also had it and it was turned off by default, so that I could press F5 then it would reload an html page, if I pressed F3 the ...
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lenovo yoga touchpad problem with unbuntu 13.04

I have removed windows 8 from my Lenovo Yoga 13 and installed Ubuntu 13.04. I have fixed the wireless issue and brightness control, however, the touchpad seems to be creating a headache for me. ...
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Set default brightness on Lenovo p500

This is a somewhat silly question, and not a major issue, but- by default when I load up Ubuntu on my Lenovo P500, the screen brightness is ALWAYS as it's lowest setting. Now, I type in my password ...
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Lenovo S10-3 wireless light doesn't work

I've rencently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a Lenovo S10-3 but the wifi light doesn't turn on, my wireless device seems to be a broadcom 4313. The only Internet available conection is the wired one. ...
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Lenovo E335 starts up in hibernation mode and wont wake up after running sudo pm-hibernate

I'm a bit of a Ubuntu-newbie but this i my problem: I bought my Lenovo thinkpad edge 335e a few weeks ago and I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on it with no major problems. The sole annoyance has been that it ...
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Problem detecting Wireless drivers/module in 12.04 in Lenovo G570

I have a LENOVO G570 laptop.I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 along with Windows 7(dual Boot). Whenever I log into Ubuntu and try to connect to a WiFi hotspot,the network does not even recognize wireless ...
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When I connect to a wifi, no one else connect

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on a lenovo thinkpad. When I connect to a wifi, it immediatly destroys any other connection and ony I got the wifi. When I quit, anyone can join.. I am very surprised but this ...
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Limit Battery Charging 13.04 (lenovo z500)

Hi everyone I am new to ubuntu. When I was using windows 8, there is an app called Energy Mangement which limits the charging of battery when plugged in. But I cant seem to find similar to this in ...
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Disconnecting WLAN on Lenovo B570e/Ubuntu 12.04

I've annoying problem with wi-fi connection on Lenovo B570e with "02:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01)" card. It works on Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Multiple problems while installing Ubuntu 13.04 on LENOVO G500 laptop

Dear Community, I encountered several problems when installing Ubuntu on my new Lenovo G500 laptop. First I bumped in the problem (also reported by many other) of the black screen after booting ...
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Lenovo X131e Chromebook Ubuntu installation

Has anyone been able to successfully install Ubuntu on a Lenovo X131e Chromebook? I'm able to run the scripts and install it but after it completes the install I cannot get Ubuntu to start, it just ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 Super Hot after Ubuntu 12.04

So I have a Z580 laptop which has ONLY Ubuntu 12.04 installed, It has a i3 Processor with Intel and Nvidia Cards and 4GB RAM, The problem is even if I run no apps, It gets heated up? I removed Windows ...
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SSD cache for Lenovo Y500

I have a Lenovo Y500 with a dual GTX650M, 16Gb SSD and 1Tb HDD. I just install a clean Ubuntu 13.04 then upgrade to 13.10. Previously I had windows 8 but I cleaned it off and only use Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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What is vPro, is it Linux compatible?

I saw that some of the Lenovo laptops have "vPro" processors, which enable special management features: ...
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13.04 brightness on ThinkPad t430

Cannot adjust brightness on my Thinkpad T430. This doesn't work anymore: Ubuntu 10.04 Cant Adjust brightness on my lenovo Thinkpad? Is there another way to fix this?
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Cannot get Nvidia drivers working on Lenovo Y510P

I cannot get nVidia drivers to load on my Lenovo Y510p. It ends up in either of 2 different states, either nothing loads, and I'm stuck in runlevel3, or I get a super low resolution desktop. I have ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 custom keyboard layout

Using Ubuntu 13.04, I want the PrtSc key to work as Menu on Lenovo S430 keyboard. /usr/bin/xmodmap /home/user/.Xmodmap with modified line keycode 107 = Menu NoSymbol Menu NoSymbol Menu Does not ...
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How do I enable the brightness keys on a Lenovo y500 750m sli?

has anyone managed to get your brightness keys working in Ubuntu? I'm running 13.04 and the latest stable Nvidia drivers. Thus far I have tried this to no evail: I cannot change the screen brightness. ...
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AMD FGLRX driver crashes window manager

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Y470. Every time that I install the FGLRX driver through System Settings -> software Sources -> Additional Drivers, my window manager completely crashes after rebooting, and I ...
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Lenovo Twist Touchpad Problems

I have a Lenovo Twist (laptop that converts to a tablet) Win 8 with a touchscreen. I've tried to load several versions of Linux and the problem I run into is the touchpad is not recognized. The ...
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How do I retrieve my windows 8 boot after ubuntu 13.04 installed? [duplicate]

I have lenovo G480.. Before I installed ubuntu, I had my win8 uefi change from boot secure to legacy..now I can't boot windows 8 because the boot file is missing?..BTW i still can see my files from ...
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USB device (ThinkPad Lenovo) recognized, but not in /dev

I am running ubuntu minimal 13.04, and want to connect my Lenovo ThinkPad to the laptop. After connecting: dmesg: [ 709.288194] usb 1-1: new high-speed USB device number 7 using ehci-pci [ ...
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Advanced-N 6205 with x230 not visible

I recently upgraded my Lenovo x230 with an advanced-N 6205 wireless card from ebay (I just swapped them over). As I understand it, this should just work out of the box on 13.04, but unfortunately I ...
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Lenovo T530 randomly turns off when connected to external monitor

I've been experiencing a very strange problem on my Lenovo T530 on Ubuntu 12.04. The computer randomly shuts off with no warning. This seems to be completely random, although I've noticed that it only ...
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Ethernet cable is not detected in Ubuntu

I'm using a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge 530. When I connect the ethernet cable while running Ubuntu, it's not being detected. The ethernet cable and network connection works fine when using Windows 8. Can ...
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Thinkpad W530, cannot save to windows partition

I recently purchased a Thinkpad W530 laptop from Lenovo with Windows 7 on it. I installed Lubuntu 13.04 on it, and then mounted my OS partition in Lubuntu 13.04. I have found that whenever I tried to ...
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Audacious with shortcuts in keyboard

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and audacious as audio player.I am using a lenovo G460 notebook.It has keys which can play music.They work with Amarok. But , I want to make them work with Audacious.Can anyone ...
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dhcp not working on a g780 lenovo with a ubuntu 12.04

ok here is the problem, I just bought a lenovo g780 and started installing ubuntu (first i started in live mode), the wireless didn't have any problems, it connected to the wireless network and ...
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Screen backlight problem Ubuntu 13.04 Lenovo G700

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 on Lenovo G700 Laptop. Screen backlight is going off after boot. I have tried to fix it with setting GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi_backlight=vendor" in ...
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lenovo z470 keyboard gets stuck

I installed ubuntu 13.04 64bit on my lenovo idea pad z470. My problem is when I press any of the hardware one-touch short-cut keys for volume control, heat control, etc., my keyboard gets stuck, and ...
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Touchpad and usb ports works in Live but not when the system is installed, why and how to fix it?

I'm really desperate. Usually I can find solutions for my problems within a day or two. But this time its different. None of the tutorials I've tried seem to work for me. When I boot my Lenovo ...
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Enable Touch Screen on Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch

There are quite a few guides on how to enable touch screens, but none with credentials or specifically to a ThinkPad device like the one I have. Does anyone know how to enable it or know where I can ...
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Lenovo G580 Need Help With wifi Card 12.04 64 Bit

Ive done everything for terminal install from taking it off and putting it back on am having issues with the wifi card like when i first installed ubuntu it worked the first 3 times off use but it ...
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NVIDIA driver fails after update on 12.04 using lenovo w520 laptop w/ quadro 1000m display driver

Im new to ubuntu and I am excited to start using it. I have been using it for a day now and am noticing that the OS is hanging a lot. I think this may be due to my display driver not being installed ...
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Could't adjust brightness on my lenovo y500 [duplicate]

In terminal: $ gksu gedit /etc/default/grub Code: # If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to update # /boot/grub/grub.cfg. # For full documentation of the options in this file, see: ...
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Ubuntu for Lenovo ThinkPad T60

Can you recommend a most stable and compatible but fast Ubuntu version for Lenovo T60 2008-jl6 with 1 GB RAM ? and where can I find all the other compatible driver for finger print, touch pad, etc ? ...
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Intel Graphics Driver Crash

I have a Lenovo G560 laptop, on which I have played Sims 3 on and off for quite some time. I started playing again and now it goes black then comes back saying my Intel Graphics Driver crashed and ...
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Touchscreen Support for Ubuntu 12.04LTS

Im currently using a Lenovo IdeaPad P400 Touch and created a LiveUSB version of Ubuntu 12.04LTS and I'm wondering how to get the touchscreen working on ubuntu. I have read a couple of forums and saw ...
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Qualcomm Atheros AR8172 Driver fix? (lenovo g500s)

Recently I took a lenovo g500s laptop. the product id is LENOVO_MT_20245. after the installation, it could not recognize LAN network adapter. After googling I found out that it has a Qualcomm Atheros ...
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Why does my Lenovo y470p with Hybrid ATI/Intel card gets too hot?

I have a bit of a conundrum on my hands. I'm currently running with a Lenovo y470p which has intel/amd switchable graphics. It's running hd graphics 3000 and amd 7690m and I'd love to run Ubuntu on ...