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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Is 12.10 incompatible with a 2011 Lenovo computer? [closed]

I apologize that I can't say the specific model of the laptop; it is currently being repaired and I have not written it down. The installation of 12.10 went off without a hitch, but after turning it ...
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Causes of hanging? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I never experienced any hanging on my old laptop, but on my new laptop Ubuntu 12.04 hangs all the time. The screen freezes and all ...
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Ubuntu wont recognize my internal SSD

I just bought a Lenovo u310 and installed Ubuntu 12.10 with Wubi to try it out. After a couple of days I decided to fully replace windows 7 and installed Ubuntu 12.10 fully with a usb drive in my HDD. ...
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Lenovo X220 right click does not work with ubuntu 12.04

I am unable to right click with my new X220 Lenovo sub-notebook. I have read several workaround but even not know which one would help me. Can someone help me to find the solution or workaround? ...
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How can I wake my laptop from suspend only on power button?

My Lenovo G560 wakes up from suspend in my backpack sometimes and I hate it. I would power off the whole system, but gnome shell (which I like) starts very slowly. Is there a way to make the system ...
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Lenovo Z560 volume mute/unmute button always blinks while on battery. How do I stop that?

The Lenovo Z560 Ideapad has a row of 4 led buttons in the top right corner of the keyboard. The button on the left end of this group is the speaker mute/unmute button. Usually, this light is either ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad W520 not booting with Nvidia card enabled [closed]

On my Lenovo Thinkpad W520 I can switch between Nvidia Optimus or Integrated card. Since a couple of days, My Ubuntu doesn't start any more with the Nvidia card. The boot process stop itself at this ...
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Lenovo V570 CPU fan running constantly, CPU core 1 running over 90%!

I have seen that a lot of people are having this same issue. I am running a Lenovo V570 i5 4 core, 6 gigs of ram, and am running 11.10 Onieric Ocelot. On my system monitor graph it shows CPU at 20%, ...
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Getting the right ATI Drivers for 6370m [closed]

Just bought a Lenovo G570 with a Radeon 6370m video card. Tried both drivers recommended under "additional drivers". The first driver failed. Sorry, installation of this driver failed. Please have ...
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Unable to mount Kindle on Ubunut 14.04

Upon connecting my kindle, nautilus opens up for just a second and then flashes a message saying that kindle is unavailable. Then there are a host of messages on dmesg about device not accepting set ...
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Is there anywhere where I can get Ubuntu installed for me? [closed]

I have tried for days to install Ubuntu on my lenovo ideapad z510 and I feel like giving up. I really feel like I will like Ubuntu, but for some reason I always have some king of problem. I really ...
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Fn-keys stopped working on a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge

I'm running 12.04 on a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge. I'm having these possibly related issues with things that worked perfectly when I installed Ubuntu: Most of the Fn-keys worked seamlessly after I freshly ...
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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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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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Ideapad Z580 won't boot kernels above 3.2.0-32

I'm running Ubuntu 64 bit 12.04.1 LTS. I see either a blinking cursor or a black screen if I try to boot all kernels beginning at 3.2.0-33 and later. Safe mode fails for those kernels as well. ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430 Battery Problem [closed]

On Ubuntu's Web Page, in the Certified hardware section, it is listed Lenovo. http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/ So I decided to buy a ThinkPad from Lenovo. Just one month after I bought the ...
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What is EFI v2.31 Lenovo? Where do I find it?

At http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/hardware/201307-13930/ the bios version it says is certified is EFI v2.31 Lenovo But the latest UEFI version available from Lenovo's website is 2.25 How do I ...
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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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Wifi dropping every 20 mins

My wifi keeps dropping every 20 minutes or so (on my home network), and will not let me connect again until I reboot my laptop. This is not a network problem, as wifi is stable on my cell phone. Could ...
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Why is the Lenovo Thinkpad X301 not Ubuntu Certified?

The Lenovo Thinkpads X100e, X201 and X220i are Ubuntu Certified. Why is the X301 not Certified? Never been tested for certification or failed the certification for some (which) reasons?
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lenovo b570e release recommendation

I'm wondering what release is more stable in terms of hardware drivers support for a Lenovo B570e , 12.10 or 12.04 ? I have a 64 bit system but I see on the website the recommended version is ...
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Modprobe loads nvidia driver but xorg.conf has errors

I recently upgraded to 12.10. In the process, my laptop, which is a W520 in a dock, connected to 2 external monitors (the same monitors.. Dell U2400). I finally got the nvidia-experimental-310 driver ...
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Has anyone used the Lenovo y480 with Ubuntu?

I'm looking into a Laptop with good graphics capabilities for under $1000, and I came across the Lenovo y470p and y480. The y470p has an AMD graphics card which I'm told is supported better under ...
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Activate/deactivate Wi-Fi on Lenovo B5400 under Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Lenovo B5400 with Ubuntu 14.04 x64. The ethernet port works fine. How can I enable/disable the wifi connection? I have no hardware button for this functionality. Under Windows I can press ...
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I want to install Ubuntu leaving Windows 8 and recovery partitions untouched

I tried installing ubuntu using a usb in my pre-installed windows 8 machine which is lenovo z500. If I have to install ubuntu, do I have to make a partition in my C-drive? Is there another method ...
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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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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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Wifi problem on x1 carbon

So almost everything works as it should with 12.04.2 on this x1 carbon, except for the wireless connection. Basically, the network almost never works after the first connection. The typical behavior ...
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Ralink 3090 wireless connects but is slow and unstable on an Ideapad S205 [closed]

I am using the Lenovo Ideapad S205 and Ubuntu 12.10 (32bit). The netbook has a built in Ralink 3090 wireless card. The problem is: Wifi does actually work, but network speeds are extremly slow and ...
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Will Ubuntu work with my laptop?

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Z570. Its specs are: Intel Core i5-2410M Processor with Intel Turbo Boost Technology* 2.0(2.30GHz, 3MB Cache) RAM 4GB Hard Disk 750GB Video Graphics Nvidia Geforce GT 520 ...
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Is the Lenovo Ideapad Z570 fully compatible with 12.04?

I'm looking for some notebook that will run on Ubuntu perfectly. I like LENOVO IdeaPad Z570, but I'm not sure how it will perform on Ubuntu. I heard people are complaining about wireless problems. ...
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Lenovo x1 carbon touchpad accuracy

I just installed ubuntu 10.04 on my x1 carbon. Everything seems to work well except the touchpad. It seems that every time I move the curser to click on something, it jumps few pixels away. I ...
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Xubuntu 13.10: wifi hard blocked on Lenovo T520

I have Xubuntu 13.10 running on a Lenovo T520 laptop. Everything worked just fine, but today, when I was in the middle of a Skype call, my laptop just disconnected from Wi-Fi. And now it says Wi-Fi is ...
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about Wine HQ and direct x 9

I am using the recent version of Wine.I want to know that, should I install direct x9 to install games like Sand Andreas (GTA) ...., or not?Does wine initially contain direct x 9?
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How to Fix Error ata1.00: failed to enable AA (0x1 = error_mask

Automated translation I tell them that I have a laptop lenovo z 480 and half of the time ubuntu will not boot, only displays this error message Error ata1.00: failed to enable AA (error_mask = 0x1 ...
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What is the battery life of Lenovo t431s with Ubuntu?

I realize that some of you may own a Lenovo t431s laptop. Could you please share, what is a realistic battery life that I could expect from it with web/WiFi/coding usage? I couldn't find any Linux ...
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Lenovo L430 malefunction brightness control 13.04

I use a Lenovo L430. Unfortunately after updating to 13.04 the brightness control does not work any more. Hitting Fn + F8/F9 the popup appears but it is changing only one step but the brightness ...
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Installing ubuntu on Lenovo U410

A couple of months ago I bought a Lenovo U410 (i5 ivy bridge, 8gb ram, 25gb SSD, 500gb HDD). Great quality which I got real cheap. Unfortunately it came infested with this thing called Windows 8. ...
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Use gnome-shell in Ubuntu Studio (or Ubuntu Studio functionality in vanilla Ubuntu)

Problem I am thinking about installing Ubuntu Studio on my new laptop, basically because Jack coexists with PulseAudio "out of the box" which I have found impossible to achieve in a previous ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Lenovo Ideapad u300s

I want to buy a Lenovo Ideapad U300s Ultrabook. Is it compatible with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? (Intel Core i7-2677M, 4GB, 256GB SSD) Thanks!
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is there a key tracking software for ubuntu 12.04. Lenovo U400

my new computer has something weird on the keyboard. Lenovo U400 it jumps around a lot and i disabled trackpad while typing and did a bunch of stuff, but just jumps around a lot, but when i type slow, ...
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Removing Ubuntu & Windows does not boot

I'm really desperate. I installed 12.04 LTS alongside Windows 7. No Problems. Then Ubuntu did not boot. I repaired the Grub Loader, then both worked nice (though in the Grub Loader it showed two ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7?

I'm trying to set up a dual boot Lenovo Ideapad that came with Windows 7. Lenovo uses up 4 partitions out of the box. They are: (unnamed) 14GB LENOVO D: 30GB SYSTEM_DRV 200MB Window7_OS C: 400GB ...
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Can't boot after install, PXE-E61 error on a Lenovo z570

I am so stumped and 2 days into trying get Ubuntu on this machine, Lenovo Z570. Initially installed 32-bit 12.04 and it worked fine except it only acknowledged 2.9GB RAM (should be 8NG), which is ...
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Battery Life on a Lenovo ideapad u410 ultrabook

I have bought a Lenovo Ideapad u410 last week. Normally I only use Ubuntu, so I tried to install it. After a few (or a few more ;) ) hours I got it working. I used both systems, Ubuntu and Windows, ...
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BCM4312 speed is very slow

04:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY [14e4:4315] (rev 01) 07:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Broadcom Corporation NetLink BCM5906M Fast Ethernet PCI ...
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Install Ubuntu 12.04LTS 64bit in Lenovo S205 Failed

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS on Lenovo S205 twice, but it would not boot normally. How can I fix this problem? I tried to install dual boot, Windows and Ubuntu. but still it would not work ...
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How to permanently switch of KDE Power Management warning about battery recall

I have Kubuntu 12.04 installed. Each time I boot I receive a notification that the battery I am using has been recalled. This is not actually the case, as the recall doesn't apply to T61 model of ...
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Intel Centrino Wireless N 1000 doesn't work on a Lenovo Z560

I upgraded my Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10 and my Wifi has stopped working. I have a Lenovo Z560 that has Intel centrino wireless-N 1000. I have searched various threads having similar problems for a ...
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Bluetooth won't pair Xubuntu 11.10

I'm running a Lenovo Thinkcentre M55e running Xubuntu 11.10, I bought a bluetooth adapter dongle. Inserted dongle into USB and it recognizes it but it won't ' Pair " with my phone. I used this same ...