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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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 ...
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Touchpad not supporting after installing Ubuntu 13.10

I have a Lenovo 3430 3000 model laptop. USB mouse is supported by Ubuntu, but my touchpad is not supported. For Windows, I had to install Synaptics driver software to fully support touchpad. Is there ...
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sensors output on my lenovo ideapad y510p does not pick all temperatures and fan speeds

sensors output on my lenovo ideapad y510p does not pick all temperatures and fan speeds. I do not want to control fans, just to monitor their speed (and temperatures). Any help? radenkovich@b4da55:~$ ...
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No wifi connection on Ubuntu 13.10

I have a new laptop lenovo thinkpad edge e540 and I have installed ubuntu 13.10 on it, but now I am not able to connect to the internet via wifi. It seems that ubuntu cannot use my wifi card, there is ...
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Lenovo X220 Tablet ¿como habilitar el Stylus?

Hi I have a Lenovo X220t tablet pc, which has 2-point multitouch and touch wacom stylus input. I recognize that one with multitouch, but the stylus does not work. I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 and ...
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Built-in display brightness drops to 0 after monitor rearrangment

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 13. I use it with an external monitor via HDMI at home and at work. If I re-arrange the monitors in the display settings (which is to the left/right) at home my laptop ...
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Are drivers needed, and if so how to tell which ones? (Levnovo B590, 12.04LTS)

Using 12.04 LTS with a lenovo B590. im so new to linux, it never occurred to me i might need to actually install drivers. when i tried changing the screen res (as seen in my question here: Change ...
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replace Windows8 on Lenovo Ideapad with Ubuntu 12.04 server

I'm trying to replace Win8 with Ubuntu server 12.04 on a new Lenovo S210 laptop (4GB mem, 500GB h/d). I downloaded the iso to a USB stick, disabled UEFI, then tried to reboot but all I see is the ...
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Laptop turns on but stays on black screen with lots of text [duplicate]

My laptop turns on but stays on a black screen with some white text it stops at *checking battery state... the aa blinking underscore. I have done ctrl alt del it restarts and comesback to the same ...
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Change resolution on Lenovo B590 to 1600x900, Ubuntu 12.04LTS permenently?

Using Lenovo B590 my max res in Displays is currently 1366x768. im trying to change it to 1600x900. i tried following this guide: ...
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Fingerprint Ubuntu 12.04 on Lenovo B570

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. I have set up all except this damned hardware. In my Lenovo B570 the driver needed for work I choosen the correct one for my system, I set up all. But when I try ...
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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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Compatible laptop with port replicator

Has anybody got Ubuntu running on a modern laptop with a USB3.0 port replicator? Specifically running additional monitors. I want to move my work machine away from a desktop to a docked laptop. And I ...
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which ubuntu version is for lenovo z500 with i5-? [duplicate]

which version of ubuntu (13.10 or 12) i should install? Your help would be great! dps Just clicking on About This Compute to open
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Lenovo Ideapad battery limit

I have an Ideapad Y400 running Ubuntu 13.10. It previously ran Windows 8, and had a Lenovo utility to limit the battery charge to 60%. Now that I've installed Ubuntu, of course, the utility is gone. ...
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Lenovo Ideapad S210

"Try without install" on 13.10 gives me a wonderful experience with the touchscreen (much better than windows8) but the mousepad and keyboard don't work!!! How can I fix this? I don't want to install ...
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Can't adjust the brightness on Ubuntu 13.10

I've got a new laptop ( Lenovo Thinkpad E145 ) and I can't adjust the brightness. When I press the brightness adjustment keyboards, I can see the window that appears top right corner which is showing ...
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Maximum screen brightness not enough on Lenovo K49

Though I adjust my screen brightness to maximum but it's still not enough. I have to type in the following every time when I wanna change which is troublesome. sudo su -c "echo 4000 ...
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low graphics mode 13.10

I've bought a new lenovo laptop (G500). I replaced win 8 with win 7 and then i installed ubuntu 13.04. Everything was fine but about an hour later ubuntu 13.10 was released so of course i updated! ...
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Wifi and Lan not working in ubuntu lenovo g580

I just bought a Lenovo G580 laptop, and installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 8 using vmware workstation, everything works fine except for the wifi and lan. kindly help me out from this problem.
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95-Keyboard-Force-Rules - Help

I've just installed Ubuntu onto my 'Lenovo Z370' and its great. I need to disable some functions in the 95-keyboard-rules /lib/udev/rules.d/95-keyboard-force-release.rules but when I go there there ...
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Enable the keyboard backlights on supported Lenovo (e.g. Carbon X1) with command

Some Lenovo laptops have keyboard backlights, and they can be turned on using Fn + Space. There are three states: off, normal and bright. When I start Ubuntu, these laptops always default back to a ...
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Lenovo G580 install fails

I'm trying to get a Lenovo g580 with Windows 7 to dual-boot with Ubuntu 12.04.3. It has UEFI so Wubi didn't work for me. Then I found some advice to install from a liveDVD so I shrank the Windows C: ...
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Lenovo FnLk Key (Enabled on Boot)

Is there a program to enable function-lock (FnLk) upon login? In fact the BIOS has FnLk on while booting, then it turns once the desktop UI is loaded. I'm open to suggestions of using a program or ...
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wifi keeps dropping on Lenovo U430 touch - Running Ubuntu 13.10

Recently I installed ubuntu 13.10 on my new Lenovo U430 Touch alongside windows 8.1 Now wifi keeps dropping every few mins, I disable and enable wifi and then it works again, but dropped after a few ...
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Lenovo T440s deactivate touch pad but keep mouse button function working?

the Lenovo T440s has a touchpad but no mouse buttons anymore. The mouse button functionality is replaced by hitting the touchpad stronger. I know it is possible to deactivate the touchpad. My ...
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Slow boot & a lot of crash/internal error reports

Any idea what might be the problem here? I have an lenovo u410 with a samsung SSD 840pro, i3 processor running ubuntu 13.10. Very slow boot times and a lot of crash reports and internal error ...
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Screen Brightness, GUI Crash, Sleep/Hibernate Resume, Mouse Pointer Problems with Lenovo IdeaPad Y500

I thought it'd be better to put all my current problems in a single thread. I've searched for almost 3 days trying to fix my issues. I failed. I can't change the screen brightness, the bar changes, ...
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Ubuntu on a Fresh Lenovo G400

I downloaded 12.04 using OS X, transferred the ISO to USB, then set the Lenovo G400 to boot from USB. However, it just goes back to FreeDOS and nothing happens. What else should I do? Thanks
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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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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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Fan In Lenovo Z580

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 on a Lenovo Z580 and the fan is constantly running. I tried to follow the steps outlined here: How to control fan speed? ...but apparently the "fancontrol" doesn't ...
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Brightness 0% on Lenovo G500s on startup / boot

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo G500s Laptop. The screen is scrambled/shows weird artefacts during boot but that doesn't really bother me. What does is this: The screen's brightness is always ...
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No sound/audio after resuming from sleep

I've made a fresh UEFI install of Ubuntu 13.10 (64 bit) on a Lenovo Ideapad Z510 laptop with Intel i5 4200M processor. Ubuntu is the only OS installed on the computer, secure boot disabled. ...
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Lenovo g400s sound card doesnt work

I have bought a lenovo g400s with a dolby advanced audio v2 and soon enough I've installed Ubuntu. But my surround sound doesn't work. Is it supported? I have tried countless tutorials on the ...
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How to choose dedicated videocard over integrated videocard in a laptop?

I have a Lenovo z580 laptop and it has 2 video cards Intel HD Graphics 2000 integrated in Intel Pentium Dual Core CPU B970 nVidia Geforce GT 630M. I use Bumblebee but it doesn't work for Virtual ...
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Webcam not detected? Lenovo T430

I have an integrated webcam in my Lenovo T430, and it is apparently supported on Ubuntu 12.04. I don't see it listed when I run lsusb or lspci. Any other options I can try? It should be compatible ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad y510p - Blank Screen [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu (13.10) on the Lenovo IdeaPad y510p, but all I'm getting is a blank screen after I select Install/Try Ubuntu. Is there any way to fix that? (fn+up has no effect) EDIT: ...
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I cant install nvidia drivers for gt635m on ubuntu 13.10

Last night I tried to install the nvidia drivers from the official site but the .run didn't work for some reason. So after it, I tried to install them with sudo apt-get install nvidia-current and ...
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Atheros AR9285 / Lenovo G560 wireless not working after installing 13.04

I had Ubuntu 12.04 initially installed on my laptop. I upgraded to 12.10 then 13.04. Everything worked fine, including wireless. After adding a new memory card ( I only had 2 gb and one memory slot ...
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why is my computer Beeping out of sleep mode

Tonight I put my computer in sleep mode like normal, and only after an hour of sleep mode my computer starting beeping (1 long beep then 2 short beeps) in this weird pattern. I run 12.04.3 LTS on a ...
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enable all touchpad functions

When I had been using Windows 8 my touchpad had multiple gestures: 2 fingers direction top-bottom = vertical revers scrolling(if I scrolled top than page have scrolled bottom); 2 finger direction ...