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: Screen turns blank, but system still ON

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo X1 carbon 3rd gen(Broadwell, Intel HD 500 graphics). Since latest Intel video driver update screen started to go blank regularly. In the meantime system is running ...
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Lenovo USB 3.0 to DVI/VGA monitor adapter ubuntu 14.04

I just brought an extra screen and found that I had no spare slots for it. So of course I went out and got a USB to DVI/VGA adapter In the crate a cd with an exe file on it followed. Now i have ...
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Lenovo B5400 display switch device doesn't work Fn+F3

I have a laptop Lenovo B5400 since half a year with Kubuntu 14.04 installed. I hadn't have any serious problems until connecting the laptop to an external display. Now it works only with an external ...
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Please, find a Decent Audio Driver for Lenovo Y50-70 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (has JBL Speakers, but Linux unable to use max potential)

I'm used to the sound my laptop produces when it's running on Windows. Ubuntu has Volume Exceed, which just horribly distorts the Audio. Audio works perfectly in Windows. Please tell me how to utilize ...
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How to remap fn + ESC key to ESC key in Lenovo Yoga 3

I've managed to switch fn keys to behave like function keys in the Lenovo Yoga. However, this causes the ESC key to be found to Fn + ESC instead. Is there a way to switch / remap it back to ESC ...
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How Can i install Ubuntu touch on Lenovo smartphone [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo Smartphone and i want to install Ubuntu Touch there.How can i do that?
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BUG: soft lockup - CPU#2 stuck for 23s!

EDIT: I've changed the title from 'Ubuntu Freeze // Lenovo T440' to what I believe is the actual bug. Hopefully this will generate more answers. EDIT 2: Bizarrely, this freeze only occurs when the ...
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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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Lenovo X1 Carbon 2015 3rd gen 20 BS - trackpoint, clickpad and wifi

I have got a brand new Lenovo X1 Carbon 2015 with IPS Display which is really a great laptop. But when installing ubuntu there are some problems I have already solved and some I have not. I put this ...
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Live USB not booting in Lenovo IdeaPad Z570 [on hold]

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Z570 with most recent BIOS version. I created a USB stick to book Ubuntu from but the IdeaPad does not list/show the stick when I want to select it for booting? I did try all ...
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Cant see wireless enable/disable option in my lenovo z51-70 laptop

I cant post the image because i dont have that much reputation :( output of "lspci -nn" command is: 00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Host Bridge -OPI [8086:1604] (rev 09) ...
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Lenovo Y50 Subwoofer does no work with Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

I could not get my Subwoofer on Lenovo Y50 to work. Googled around and did not find any solutions. Let me know if anybody has any clue. Thanks!
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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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Can't boot from HDD after install of Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo V570

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 as the only OS on Lenovo V750, I am unable to boot. I get messages: PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable PXE-M0F: Exiting PXE ROM. Boot order: ATAPI CD ATA HDD PCI ...
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Ubuntu graphics problems on T450 Lenovo [closed]

my laptop screen goes black sporadically when I close the lid or adjust. It goes white. :( Here is the driver I'm using. lspci -nnk | grep '[03' -A2 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel ...
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Trackpoint and both mouse buttons no longer working; Lenovo X121e

This is Lenovo X121e with Intel i3 that I've had for years. I installed Ubuntu on it in 2011 and it's getting updates regularly. I'm on 14.04 LTS. Today neither the trackpoint nor the mouse buttons ...
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unstable wifi on Lenovo z50-70 (Ubuntu 15.04)

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 on Lenovo Z50-70. My wifi is unstable, it gets disconnect again and again and asks for password. NOTE: the password I input is correct and other users on windows dont have any ...
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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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Rotate touchscreen and disable the touchpad on Yoga 2 Pro in rotated mode

On my Lenovo Yoga 2 pro I installed Ubuntu 14.04 32bit and kept the installed Windows 8 on another partition. In Windows, When you turn it into tablet mode, the keyboard and touchpad turns off so you ...
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When my computer hibernates can not activate the internet after [closed]

When I close my lap and then I use my Internet is disabled and can not be desctiva utulizarlo eth0 and wlan0 try to reset the service and nothing I have ubuntu utpic unicorn
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How to remap Back and Forward key on a Lenovo ThinkPad T420?

I used to have a Lenovo N500, in this laptop the PgUp and PgDn keys are next to the Up/Down/Left/Right keys. Now I have a Lenovo T420 and the keys next to Up/Down/Left/Right are Back and Forward. I ...
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Deleted all zmlinux's from /boot. Can't boot into anything now

I recently deleted all my vmlinux's in /boot for some reason (a bad misunderstanding between vmware and vmlinux...). Now I can't boot into any other OS's. For some reason I can boot into my ...
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Ubuntu is always crashing

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside with Windows 8.1 but it's always hanging and I can't finish any work. :(. These are the typical things I'm doing with my Ubuntu. Coding using PHPStorm Debugging ...
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Sound problem with ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo's Thinkpad Edge E540

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Thinkpad Edge E540 laptop. I have problem with sound. When I play music, the sound is too noisy (before I install Ubuntu, I had Windows 7 on my laptop and sound ...
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Sound glitch in ubuntu 14.04 - without any stress ; lenovo G50

i've just bought a laptop. Changed drive to SSD, installed ubuntu ofc and here I am. After few problems (didn't modified deep options and/or booting) i can use it more or less. But watching video on ...
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Battery drains very fast on Ubuntu

I have a Lenovo Z50-70 Laptop with dual boot between Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The battery lasts for about 6 hours on Windows but lasts only 2.5 hrs or less on Ubuntu. Since the difference is ...
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Enable touchscreen on Lenovo Yoga 11s Ubuntu 14.04

Hey I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Yoga 11s (Ivybridge), when I first ran the installation, the touch pad didn't work but the touchscreen did, I foolishly tried to install to an SD Card ...
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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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Need plan for fixing multiple aggravations on 14.4 LTS on Lenovo S21e netbook

I am asking for pointers to the orderly way to define and fix "wrong driver" problems. In particular, where can I read extended dpkg instructions so I can try drivers and restore the old drivers if ...
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Lenovo G50 wireless with Atheros wifi

I have a brand new Lenovo G50 and am unable to get the Atheros wireless to go. I've installed the ideapad-laptop package: add-apt-repository ppa:hanipouspilot/ideapad-laptop apt-get update rm ...
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Enable bluetooth on lenovo ideapad y480

I've search every crevice of the internet and can still not find how to enable bluetooh on my Lenovo ideapad Y480, rfkill list returns 'no' on all lsusb suggests a bluetooh adapter is not found: ...
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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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My Laptop automatically disconnects from wifi

My laptop is running Ubuntu 14.04. It automatically disconnects from wifi after 4-5 minutes. After that it refuses to reconnect. I then turn off and on the wifi of the laptop from the hardware key. ...
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Enabling two finger scrolling in Ubuntu gnome 14.04

How to enable two finger scrolling in Ubuntu gnome 14.04 . The feature is seen enabled in dconf Editor, but it is not working. Also there is no option for scrolling in the mouse and touchpad settings. ...
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Built-in camera not working Ubuntu 12.04 + Lenovo Ideapad Y400

I have problems with my built-in camera, I've been looking at. It doesn't work with cheese nor any other programs and it worked fine with windows. The programs recognize the cam as Lenovo EasyCam but ...
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UEFI or Legacy? Which is advised and why?

While I know some facts about UEFI and Legacy and basic differences between them, like UEFI allowing for faster booting (I've checked this question already, but it doesn't answer mine), I have a bit ...
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Ubuntu for Lenovo G510 Laptop?

How good is Ubuntu Suitable for Lenobo G510. I am planning to buy a new laptop and G510 falls in my affordable range. There I am wondering which spec to take? the one with ATI card or not? Is there ...
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How can I connect my Lenovo s850 with Ubuntu 14.4?

I just bought Lenovo S850 smartphone and it contains only the executable file for windows OS in order to connect the phone with the computer. Any advice? Thanks!
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Can I install ubuntu touch on LENOVO A8 A5500 tablet? [duplicate]

I want to install ubuntu on my tablet lenovo a8 a5500, but when i type "adb reboot bootloader" the tablet stuck in fast mode with no response. How should I proceed to unlock it and install ubuntu on ...
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Integrated Camera of Lenovo g500 not detected

I have recently installed UBUNTU 14.04 LTS on my Lenovo G500 Laptop. Installed Skype into it. But can't video chat as the camera is not being detected. please help me to resolve this camera issue. ...
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How to enable multitouch for touchpad and touchscreen on ThinkPad X1 Carbon 3rd gen?

How to enable multitouch for touchpad and touchscreen? I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet on a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 3rd gen (Touch) 2015. What does work: Fn+ buttons works out of the box – ...
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Problem with unlocking my lenovo tablet [duplicate]

I have a problem with my tablet that I bought recetly. I'm not a fan of Android so I wanted to run it with Ubuntu OS. I followed every step in this page. But exactly when I try to unlock the device ...
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Cannot install ubuntu along with windows7

I recently bought a laptop Lenovo S510p and installed windows 7 on it.Now I am trying to dual boot it with ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. I did not want to manually create a partition on my hard disk in windows ...
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Switchable Graphics not working on lenovo g50s A8-4500m with Ubuntu 14.04

Switchable Graphics not working on lenovo g505s with Ubuntu 14.04 only sow Radeon HD 7640G second graphics card its ATI Radeon HD 8570 2GB
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Ubuntu 15.04 on Lenovo Yoga 3 14

I'm considering buying the Lenovo Yoga 3 14" because it is convertible and has a GPU Nvidia GT940M. Has anyone have encountered any issue with Ubuntu ? I haven't seen any question here about it but ...
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laptop with ubuntu 14.04 overheating

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Y580, I' have 2 graphic cards, nvidia and intel, I have noticed it's overheating a lot. Following some tutorial I removed bumbelbee and tried to install nvidia-prime ...
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Hardware check for new laptop

I purchased a used laptop (Lenovo Z710 Intel i7-4710MQ 2.50GHz 16GB Ram 1TB SSHD NVIDIA 840M WIN 8.1 Laptop) It is not a touch screen and does have a backlit keyboard. My question: Is there a site ...
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Qualcomm Atheros wifi not working in Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS in LENOVO B40-80

I have Lenovo B40-80 with default Windows 8.1 installed. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 but WIFI is not working. I have also executed the wireless info script from this link. Output of this script ...
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screen brightness control not working: Lenovo g50-45: AMD Radeon: Ubuntu 14.04

I've a Lenovo G50-45 machine with AMD processor [Radeon APU A4-6000 with R2 Graphics]. I tried the solution from Rmano but no success. Using Ubuntu 14.04. I tried the solution pasted here: Ubuntu ...
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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 ...