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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Speaker issue Lenova Yoga 2 Pro

just installed ubunutu 14.04 and having trouble getting my speakers to work. i have a lenovo yoga 2 pro. I am new to ubunut, last time i had it was like 4 years ago, but windows 10 drove me away ...
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Ubuntu does not resume after suspend - Lenovo IdeaPad z510

My OS hangs during starting resume. (Suspend works fine.) System can be rebooted only with CTRL + ALT + Print Screen + REISUB. I have tried downgrade kernel. It does not work( "mce: [Hardware ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 15.10 wifi not listed Lenovo ideapad 500

i recently install Ubuntu 15.10 onto my Lenovo Ideapad 500. For the life of me I can't get the wifi on my laptop to work with this OS. Ive tried everything but only ethernet works. My wifi worked fine ...
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Wireless drops after 10-15 mins in Ubuntu 16.04 Lenovo b50-10

I've been using Ubuntu since Vista pushed me away from Bill Gates' software, but a low level user as I've been lucky enough that on all the laptops I've run it's worked glich free, which now I come to ...
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Could not switch the monitor configuration CRTC 577

I'm have a Lenovo P50 with a Thinkpad Workstation Dock. I'm writing an OpenGL application and when I clean up and exit the application, I'm getting this error. I've tried other OpenGL applications ...
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Lenovo P50 Workstation w/ Thinkpad Workstation Doc

I have Ubuntu 14.04.03 working on my new Lenovo P50. There is one issue. Audio will not play out of the audio jack on the back of the docking station. lspci -nn | grep Audio shows: 00:1f.3 Audio ...
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Black screen, kernel panic and 'cannot enumerate USB' when installing Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkStation P700

I just got a new Lenovo ThinkStation P700 with Windows 7 Professional on it, and I would like very much to install Ubuntu on it. I tried to install Ubuntu both 14.04 and 15.10, unsuccessfully. First ...
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Brightness problem with ubuntu 15.10 and z500 lenovo laptops

Hi and thanks for ur attention. For z500 lenvo laptop there is a problem with brightness key on windows 8.1 and windows 10; and each one has their own solution. Currently I have windows 10 and for ...
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How to root my lenovo a6010 smartphone using ubuntu PC? [closed]

I have lenovo a6010 smartphone with android lollipop. I want to root my smartphone. I have ubuntu 15.10 and no access to any windows computer I have installed adb and fastboot, update adb and write ...
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wifi ath9k does not work with ubuntu 15.10

I bought a new laptop lenovo ideapad 300-14isk, and I can't use the wifi. i installed ubuntu 15.10 and updated the OS via Ethernet. see uname -a : Linux laptop-Lenovo-ideapad-300-14ISK ...
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Ubuntu support on lenovo flex 14

I am just considering buying a new laptop . With all the diversity , my best solution ( considering budget ) was the lenovo flex 14 . I am a big ubuntu fan , and I don't want to end up using the ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Essential G505S (59-380131) Laptop

The configuration of my laptop is: Lenovo Essential G505S (59-380131) Processor : APU Quad Core A10 RAM : 8GB [I have upgraded RAM from 4GB to 8GB] HDD : 1TB O.S. : Win7 Ultimate 64 Bit Graphics ...
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Lenovo E560 Touchpad dont work

ive a update and after reboot touch pad is not working, absolute nightmare. I ran some commands from this guide: Lenovo ThinkPad E550 Touchpad Not Working After Forced Shutdown (Ubuntu 14.04) After ...
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When will Ubuntu support all hardware drivers of Lenovo Ideapad 100s? [on hold]

I just bought a Lenovo Ideapad 100s and I like it. It has an intel atom cpu which works fine for most taks in Windows 10. However, when I tried installing Ubuntu on this laptop, there were driver ...
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Messed up bluetooth configuration, cannot see or connect to bluetooth devices

After a glitch, I tried reinstalling my bluetooth packages (Like attempting to uninstall bluetooth in device manager in Windows) and hcitool scan brings up the error: Device is not available: No such ...
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My wireless is disabled and i cannot enable it again? [on hold]

So since 2 days ago my lenovo laptop with ubuntu 10.04 has disabled wireless and when i right click the connection icon the letters where i should enable it are grey and not clickable. How do i enable ...
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Ralink RT3090 wifi hard-blocked on IdeaPad S205

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.3 on someone's IdeaPad S205. Ever since booting from live USB, WiFi wasn't available, saying it was "disabled by hardware switch". Yes, I have rebooted a couple of ...
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after last Update Touchpad stoped working

I have a lenovo z510 which has an ALPS v7 touchpad. After the new installation of xubuntu 14.04 I used this fix to make it work. Now, After the latest kernel-update it doesn't get recognized anymore. ...
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Ubuntu installation failure - Unable to install GRUB

Lately I bought a new laptop - Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro 13" - Intel i5-4210U, 256 SSD. I have tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 using these guides: Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro ...
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Lenovo y50-70 slow wifi in ubuntu 14.04

My connection to the internet is very slow even though i tested some drivers. I used a clone from github but the connection is still slow. Does anyone have an idea?
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Qualcomm Atheros AR9565 Wifi Adapter. Can't find drivers

I am simply looking for where I can download the drivers(source code is fine, doesn't have to be precompiled) for my wifi adapter. My laptop manufacture is Lenovo and the model is Z50-75. The wifi ...
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Problem with wireless driver on ubuntu 15.04 and lenovo z51-70

I have installed ubuntu 15.04 along with windows 10 dual boot.Wireless is not working properly in ubuntu.Its not listing the networks. On the other hand in windows its working absolutely fine. Please ...
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Shift + numeric keypad prints number (with NumLock off)

Since Lenovo have decided to place the Home and End keys in unreachable locations on my Thinkpad, I use the numeric keypad for these. With NumLock off, 1 = End and 7 = Home. One typical use for this ...
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Lenovo thinkpad W540 and Ubuntu 15:10

I am a new user of Linux OS I have this laptop w540 with these configurations Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4810MQ CPU @ 2.80GHz Physical Memory DDR3, 32.000 GB Logical Sector Size Samsung ...
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Unable to change brightness in a Lenovo laptop

Brightness adjustment keys <Fn + ⇑/⇓> have no effect (although they are recognized by the environment), and I can't change the brightness using GUI tools as well. This seems like a problem in ...
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Lenovo ideapad 500-15acz wireless card is not recognized

I installed ubuntu 15.10 onto my new laptop that normally runs windows 10 and I cant get ubuntu to recognize that the wireless card exists at all. The windows 10 driver is called Atheros WLAN Driver ...
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Lenovo T440 touchpad not recognised

With the risk of repeating already asked question, I decided to ask one of my own, because I didn't see a post about (potential) conflicting touchpad drivers. Brief story: installed (ed)Ubuntu ...
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Cannot boot into the bootable USB stick on Lenovo G470 [duplicate]

I want to help my sister to move from Windows 7 to Linux Ubuntu 14.04.1. When I boot the computer into the bootable USB stick, it just show me : ------------------------------------------------↓ ...
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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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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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Intel Corporation Wireless 8260 [8086:24f3] (rev 3a) [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu on the new Lenovo miix 700 and haven't been able to get the wireless working. I used to have to remove and blacklist the ideapad_laptop wireless driver/controller with sudo modprobe ...
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how to reinstall ubuntu as part of dual boot with windows 10

As in this previous question, my Ubuntu has crashed unrepairably, so I must reinstall. Currently I have a dual boot partition with Windows 10 (working fine) and Ubuntu 15.10 (dead). My laptop is a ...
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problem with tp_smapi on ubuntu 15.4 lenovo thinkpad e440

I can not load tp_smapi on my ubuntu15.4 lenovo thikpad e440. I get the following error : modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'tp_smapi': No such device or address
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Lenovo - wifi and bluetooth problem [duplicate]

I've got problem with my wifi since I installed ubuntu 14.04. I've got very poor signal, wifi is unstable (disconnecting and connecting) especially while using torrent. When I disconnect from wifi ...
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System unable to detect wireless driver/connections Lenovo G50-80 Laptop

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 (kernel 3.19.0-26-generic), alongwith Windows 10. I am unable to connect to the wireless on my Ubuntu OS. I'm posting outputs of certain commands : tyagi@tyagi:~$ ...
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Wife's new laptop + Ubuntu 14.04 wifi adapter not visible

Not sure what the standard procedure is since this is technically a duplicate but I imagine each person's issue has a slightly different solution... Recently installed Ubuntu on my wife's Lenovo ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 problems on Lenovo Z50-70

I recently made the move to Ubuntu on Lenovo Z50-70 and have had a few teething problems. Whilst my Ubuntu knowledge/experience is improving, having fixed a few issues already, I'm still very much a ...
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Lenovo G580 Wireless/bluetooth function key problem

I'm using Lenovo G580. when I turn WiFi/Bluetooth on with Fn+F5, it's actually not turning on. To turn it on, I need to restart. How can I solve this problem?
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Turn off the CTRL + trackpad zoom function

When I press CTRL + mouse wheel on browser or application windows it zooms in! Have looked through synclient and inputx but can't figure out how to switch this very annoying feature off. Running ...
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Bluetooth won't turn on on Lenovo G510 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

It was working just yesterday and now I see the greyed out icon on the bar and enabling Bluetooth does nothing. I checked rfkill and it's not blocked. dmesg | grep Blue produces this: [ 5.045301] ...
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Bluetooth not working on lenovo g50-30 (Ubuntu 15.10)

Problem above. If you need any more information feel free to ask me. movioli@movioli-Lenovo-G50-30:~$ lsusb Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 006: ID ...
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found an old version of ubuntu and put it on my new HD [duplicate]

I found a old version of Ubuntu on a usd I had lying around and put it on my new Hard Drive which I just bought for my lenovo T440 , I am not getting any internet connection at all , this seems to ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on new Skylake ultrabook? (Thinkpad Yoga 260)

it's my first post to askubuntu, therefore I will try my best. My problem is, that I bought a Thinkpad Yoga 260 and tried to install Ubuntu on it, but if I start the boot USB key and select the ...
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Updated: Ignore finger resting on touchpad - Lenovo Yoga 700

I just got my new Lenovo Yoga 700 laptop, and I would like to disable the lower part of the touchpad so I can keep my finger on the button, while using my other finger to drag the mouse around. Edit: ...
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A posibble solution for Lenovo users with Realtek wireless card to solve their Wi-Fi issues

My system - Lenovo G50-45 with Realtek RTL8723BE wireless card. My wireless card details My skills - I'm new to Ubuntu. Dual booted Ubuntu 14.04 LTS along with Windows 10 on 28th of January, 2016. ...
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Wi-Fi problem on Lenovo z50-70 with Realtek RTL8723BE

I've recently bought Lenovo z5070, I've installed on it both windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04.2 trusty. I have some serous problem with Wi-Fi in Ubuntu. First, when I turn on laptop at that moment the ...
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Cannot Install/Select Ubuntu

Dear Ubuntu Community, I have a problem with installing/using Ubuntu on my Windows 10 Machine "Lenovo Z50" Laptop. I have tried to install Ubuntu by booting from USB and DVD, however that was not ...
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How to know XF86 code for multimedia keys for i3 Windows Manager?

I have a Lenovo machine and pressing F4 used to close the focused window. I want this feature on my i3 desktop too. I tried adding: bindsym XF86Close kill to .i3/config. But it doesn't work. What ...