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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Ubuntu 14.04 failed LiveUSB boot on Lenovo G580 [duplicate]

So.. hello, everyone. I have a Lenovo G580 laptop, with 4 GB RAM, Intel Core i3, 2.5GHz and pre-installed Windows 8, which I updated to Windows 8.1 . I was like "wow, it's be so nice to have Ubuntu ...
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How to make a Lenovo Ideapad Z510 as dual boot?

I am planning to go for a Lenovo Ideapad Z510 which comes along with Windows 8.1. Now I need to install Ubuntu (Linux) on it. So how do I go about making the system dual boot? Which version of Ubuntu ...
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Lenovo Y510P: Battery wont charge past 60%

On my y510p, I set Lenovos battery software to "Optimize battery health" while I was in Windows 8.1. I forgot to change it before overwriting that partition with Ubuntu, and now my battery in Ubuntu ...
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Lenovo G780 no ethernet (Qualcomm Atheros AR8162) on 14.04

First of all, I want to say I have been struggling with this issue for more than a year, you may think this is a duplicate, but it's not as none of the solutions worked for me, I'll try to be as ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 in lenovo g700 can't detect any wireless networks? [duplicate]

I have a new Lenovo g700 notebook, and just installed Ubuntu 14.04 , but it seems not to be able to configure or list the wireless networks, How can i solve this problem :\ Any advice will greatly ...
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Qualcomm Atheros QCA8172 Not network traffic is showed

I just buy a new Lenovo Ideapad S410p with this ethernet card: mario@mario-IdeaPad-S410p:~$ lspci -nn | grep 0200 03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Qualcomm Atheros QCA8172 Fast Ethernet ...
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Access the gyroscope and accellerator on Yoga 2 Pro

I have a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro and would like to get the gyroscope running. But how should I start accessing it and including it in my system? (Here I made a dump of lspci -vvv and lsmod on my Lenovo ...
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Simulate a middle-click on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Synaptics touchpad

I Am writing a Guide How to install Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro To get a middle Mousebutton, I tried this: I edited the file /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-synaptics.conf. There I edited the ...
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Restart instead of shutdown after suspend

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Thinkpad T530. I noticed that if I suspend the laptop at some point, the next shutdown will instead cause a restart. It seems that I am not alone with this (and ...
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Lenovo T440P Ubuntu 14.04 compatibility?

Have anyone had any luck with installing a clean copy of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo T440P (I have NVidia 730m on it, FYI)? My screen wouldn't even come past the language chooser a month ago, so I was ...
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When booting ubuntu, it states: thinkpad_acpi: Unsupported brightness interface

As the title says, when I boot my pc to Ubuntu (14.04), it says something like this: [ 23.025150] thinkpad_acpi: Unsupported brightness interface, please contact ibm-acpi-devel@... And this ...
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WIFI dropping in Lenovo Thinkpad T410

My wifi is constant dropping and i am not able to get a consistent connection , not even for a minute. My laptop is a Lenovo Thinkpad T410 and the Ubuntu 14.04 is a fresh install. So is this a kernel ...
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LiveUSB will not Boot on Lenovo v570

I have a Lenovo v570 that I'm trying to do a clean install of trusty on and for the life of me I can't find any way to get it working. When I try to boot from the SD card it's on, it doesn't even ...
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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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A boot/loading problem after installing Ubuntu 14.04

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 onto my machine (Lenovo ideapad z510). I face the same problem each time I open my PC which I describe in the following steps: 1. I click the power on button ...
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Lenovo Ideapad Unstable Touchpad Cursor

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro and there is a problem with the touchpad. Whenever I lift my finger from the touchpad or click, the cursor moves a little bit to a random ...
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Screen black Ubuntu Linux on Lenovo Ideapad G505 59405547

I bought a new Lenovo Ideapad G505 59405547 and installed Ubuntu Linux. Everything worked fine, until the screen remained black after booting, on the third day. Does anybody know what I could do in ...
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Lenovo Yoga 2 Ubuntu 14.04 occasionanal blank screen

I have a new Lenovo Yoga 2 with Ubuntu 14.04. On every 3rd or 4th boot, the screen goes completely blank after the grub screen and the backlight seems to ramp up to maximum intensity (I see a faint ...
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Trusty on Lenovo IdeaTab Miix2

I would like to be able to install Trusty on this Windows tablet and replace Windows completely. The only thing that I've been able to find on it is that Secure Boot has to be disabled (which I ...
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LENOVO IdeaPad (U430 Touch) only charges up to 59% [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my LENOVO IdeaPad U430 Touch. How come the battery just charges up to 59%? I also have Win8 on another partion and it easily reaches 100%. I tried "TLP" but ...
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AlpsPS/2 Alps GlidePoint on Lenovo G530 no responsivity Ubuntu 14.04

After trying numerous workarounds and suggestions from all over the internet I'm ready to ask for help on this one. The laptop model is a lenovo G530. Distro is Ubuntu Studio 14.04 (64-bit) Since ...
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Touchpad not detected

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 in the new Lenovo Z510 Ideapad laptop. To check if my Touchpad is detected I typed the command xinput list and this is my output: I tried everything mentioned in ...
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Wifi drivers for Lenovo Thinkpad L440

I recently got a Lenovo ThinkPad L440 and the wifi drivers seems to be broken. I am using Ubuntu 13.10 Relevant output of lspci -nn: 00:19.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Intel Corporation Ethernet ...
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Reload Ubuntu as at present it has stopped loading on startup [duplicate]

Before leaving the States our company IT person installed Ubuntu on one of our Lenovo 500 laptops. This laptop had a new hard drive installed. All worked fine until arriving in the UK. Suddenly it ...
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“psmouse.ko' not found” installing ALPS touchpad in a Lenovo Ideapad Flex 14

I was following this instructions with Ubuntu 14.04. https://github.com/he1per/psmouse-dkms-alpsv7 and psmouse serio1: alps: Unknown ALPS touchpad in a Lenovo Ideapad Flex 15 And after many tries I ...
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Is there a driver available for Thinkpad T540p fingerprint reader

The open source drivers supported by Ubuntu do not cover the reader included with this computer and the Launchpad project to supply such drivers appears to be dormant. The reader is supplied by a ...
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Lenovo T410 Sleep/Wakeup Issue

I have a problem with my lenovo T410 laptop; whenever it sleeps or opening the led and the laptop is trying to wake up, the laptop just freezes in the login screen, the only way to fix it is to hard ...
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AR9462 working only from command line and only with WEP

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on this machine http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/tablets/lenovo/miix-series/miix-2-11-inch/ It has several issues that I didn't solved yet, but the most annoying thing is that it ...
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can i install Ubuntu14.04 in my ideapad? [duplicate]

i'm using ubuntu 12.04 64 bit version in my Lenovo S100 ideapad. my ideapad is having 2GB RAM and Atom processor.Is there any performance and speed problems will occur if i change my OS to 14.04?
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Strange glitches on initial login

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 with full-disk encryption, my computer boots up fairly quickly. When I first log in to my account, four strange glitches happen all at the same time, and all ...
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Lenovo g510 webcam not detected

I have lenvo g510. Cheese and guvcview don't detect my webcam. Its my lsubs: Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 001 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 two finger scroll

I have a lenovo z510. I recently multibooted it with ubuntu 14.04 I have tried a lot , but i couldn't enable a two finger scroll. There is no option for it in mouse settings. i also tried using ubuntu ...
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Can't get Ubuntu 14.04 running on Lenovo G 50-70

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a new Lenovo G 50-70. However upon installation on boot-up the system goes into the following error The system is running in low graphics mode. I've ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 & Lenovo Yoga 2 pro screen resolution

I've recently installed 14.04 on my yoga and it is running great so far! Since this laptop has a 3200x1800 resolution and a lot of apps i use do not scale well i am using 1920x1080 resolution with 1x ...
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Lenovo Bluetooth keyboard not pairing on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a brand new Lenovo Thinkpad 14.04. I also ordered a bluetooth keyboard. When I start the bluetooth app in Ubuntu, it quickly finds the keyboard. When I try to pair with it, though, it ...
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Battery Threshhold

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04, which is really nice but my battery is not charging past 59%. I recall tinkering with Lenovo battery management on Windows to reserve the life span but I wiped ...
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Laptop Overheating - Lenovo Z500

Hi I have a Lenovo Z500 with i7, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD. In Windows 7,8 and 8.1 I don't have any problem with the laptop temperature while running just the system or surfing the web, but under ubuntu 13.10 ...
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bad wifi connection with Lenovo X240 under Ubuntu 14.04 — intel wireless 7260

On my Lenovo X240 I have installed Ubuntu 14.04. Everything, including the LAN connection, works very smoothly except from the WiFi. The computer connects to a WiFi hotspot but after a few bytes ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 draining laptop battery quicker than in 12.04 (1 hour versus 4+ hours)

I have recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo T420 laptop (Corei7-2620M CPU @ 2.70GHz × 4 + Sandybridge Mobile). The battery is now over 2 years old, but under Ubuntu 12.04 it still lasted ...
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sensors-detect does not discover all sensors on Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p

My sensors readings never read values for next two sensors: acpitz-virtual-0 always show 0 degrees for temp1 thinkpad-isa-0000 always show 0 RPM drakone@b4da55:~$ sensors acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: ...
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Laptop not responding after hibernating

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo W510 and most everything works fine except when I close the laptop and it goes to sleep and I open it back up. The startup screen turns on and it looks ...
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Very slow, intermittent WiFi speeds with 14.04 and Intel PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN [Shiloh]

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on the harddisk of a Lenovo Y650 Ideapad laptop. The wireless adapter is an Intel PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN [Shiloh]. Initially I could not connect to any ...
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USB device not recognizing in ubuntu 14.04 on lenovo Z510

I bought new Laptop Lenov Z510 i5, before yesturday it was detecting USB device. I even tried External Hard Disk and Reliance Data card but both are not recognising either. Please help me in ...
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Eclipse not launching

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04, I have installed Eclipse using Ubuntu Software Center. But Eclipse is not opening, when I click it is not opening or showing any error message it is very silent. Output ...
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I disabled my touchpad, and now there's no option to reenable it on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop(Lenovo Z400). Last night I disabled the touchpad, because I was using external mouse. Today I tried reenabling the touchpad, but there isn't that option any more ...
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Is Ubuntu 12.04 works fine on Lenovo G400 i3? [closed]

I'm planning to buy new Laptop(lenovo g400), but i want to be sure i can run Ubuntu 12.04 on it. Thank you
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Battery not charging above 34% on Lenovo E430

My System Spec is: OS: ubuntu 12.04 LTS OS Type: 64-bit Laptop Model: Lenovo Thinkpad E430. My Laptop is plugged to the wall for more than 10 hours. But the battery percentage never goes above 34%. ...
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Ubuntu 14, lenovo g510 bluetooth does not turn on

I had installed ubuntu 13.1 now upgraded to 14.04. Bluetooth doesn't turn on what so ever. Tried sudo rfkill unblock all for soft block but still doesn't work. dmesg| grep Blue gives this ...
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How can I bind a keybord shortcut on my Thoinkpad X220 Tablet?

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu Trusty 14.04 on my Lenovo Thinkpad X220T (or X220 Tablet). I have set up two scripts to enhance the screen rotation, and I would like to bind them to a keyboard ...
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Is there support for screen rotation and keyboard/trackpad lock on a yoga 11s in ubuntu 14.04?

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 on my lenovo yoga 11s. I was wondering if anyone knows if there is/will be support for tablet mode (i.e. screen rotation and input lock for the keyboard and track ...