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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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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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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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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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 ...
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kubuntu 15.04 wifi problem (lenovo T420)

I have a Lenovo T420 laptop, I have recently upgraded from kubuntu 14.4 to kubuntu 15.04 and since then I have problems with wireless connections, when trying to connect to a wireless network that I ...
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No microphone input Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Lenovo T420

I was trying to do some recordings with my new jack splitter. It's a Y cable with a 3.5mm 4 segment male jack, connecting to the computer port, and two female 3.5mm sockets, one for headphones ...
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Internal mic is not working on my lenovo b50 series laptop with ubuntu 14.04

Internal microphone of my laptop is not working whereas when I connect earphones with mic, it works fine. I have Ubuntu 14.04 on lenovo b50 series laptop. As per suggetion Internal microphone not ...
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screen brightness on X1 carbon gen 3 wont change

I just installed ubuntu on a new x1 carbon gen 3. Its a great machine but i cant seem to change the screen brightness. when i hit the buttons i get the little on screen notification, but it seems to ...
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Unable to mount Kindle on Ubuntu 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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How is the Lenovo U410 Ultrabook support for Ubuntu?

I'm planing to buy a new laptop in some time. Especially I've been looking into Ultrabooks, the Lenovo U410 looks quite good for its pricing. How is Ubuntu supported on this ultrabook? I will have ...
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Lenovo M90z: No Sound after reloading Alsa (“Dummy Output”)

I have a problem which seems to be rather common, but I have not been able to solve: I recently used the command alsa force-reload (though not quite sure why) on my Lenovo ThinkCentre M90z which is ...
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Same image on two external displays with a Lenovo T550 and a docking station

I have a Lenovo T550 without NVIDIA graphics (only an Intel Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics). This works fine with the internal display. Now I want to attach two external monitors to the docking ...
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Lenovo USB 3.0 to DVI/VGA monitor adapter ubuntu 14.04

so i just brought an extra screen and found that i had no spare slots for it. So ofcourse 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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wifi problems with lenovo g580 and ubuntu 12.10

I just bought a Lenovo G580 laptop, and installed Ubuntu 12.10 on it, everything works fine except for the WiFi connection, it connects fine but keeps dropping every few seconds and even when ...
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I'm not able to boot to Windows after installing Ubuntu 14.10

I have Lenovo G50 laptop and I installed ubuntu to my system in different drive. When the grub comes and clicks on "Windows" I get an error message which tells that "The current hardware and software ...
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Change printscreen key to options key

Lenovo l440 has a pretty stupid key design, where options key(emulates a right click) is gone and we have a printscreen key in its place. Is there a way to get options key function on prtsc key ?
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I have a trouble with my wifi

i have a laptop lenovo g50 my distro is ubuntuu 14.04 trusty thar i can't connect with wifi my English is bad sorry
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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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No connection / sporatic connection with Intel 3160 Wireless, Lenovo Y50, Ubuntu 15.04

I recently bought a Lenovo Y50-70 laptop, and while Ubuntu has mostly been running well I've had issues with the wireless. Wifi will connect perfectly fine, and it will usually be able to load ...
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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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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 Wi-Fi Not Working On Lenovo Z70 Ideapad Fresh 15.04 Install

I just unpackaged my Lenovo Z70 Idea Pad Laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04.2. Everything seemed fine on it, but I am unable to connect to the internet via WiFi. A lot of stuff that I have found on ...
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Realtek RTL8723BE junk NIC Problems on Lenovo G50-30

Realtek RTL8723BE NIC loses internet availability while connected. It works for a short period of time. A lot of other people reported this even after driver installation.... The same problems ...
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WiFi still not working on Lenovo G50-30 after execution of blacklist & ppa:hanipouspilot

I'm trying for 2 days to get my WiFi connection working on the Lenovo G50-30. In different forums in French, English and German, I found several commands for the WiFi: sudo modprobe -r ideapad-laptop ...
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increasing and frequent problems with my Lenovo T440s

I have a Lenovo T440s and ever since I got it a year ago and installed Ubuntu on it (first 12 LTS, then 14), I have only experienced problems upon problems. Here is a list of all my threads, just to ...
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Ubuntu-14.04LTS update error some ubuntu restrictions

I have installed ubuntu-14.04LTS through boot able usb. But when I am updating ubuntu using below command, sudo apt-get update I am getting bellow errors, Please any one tell me what is the problem ...
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Laptop doesn't suspend

My laptop is Lenova T530 and I use Ubuntu 13.10. When I try to suspend the laptop (either by selecting suspend from the menu or by closing the lid), it doesn't suspend. It appears that it's trying to ...
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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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Lenovo g510 laptop Ubuntu 14.04 LTS no AMD Radeon card detected

I've got a Lenovo G510 laptop and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on it and when I run lspci | grep VGA it only shows the Intel integrated graphics card, but no information about the AMD Radeon card at ...
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Touchpad scroll not working in Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 15

I recently bought the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 15 (2015 edition). I dual booted Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside pre-installed Windows 8.1. Everything works great except the touch pad scroll. I want to make ...
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Wifi not working Lenovo Yoga 13 Ubuntu 15.04

I recently installed Ubuntu onto my Yoga 13. Please excuse me because my skill with Linux is limited. When I opened it up, a wireless network icon doesn't show up in the upper right hand corner. I ...
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working dockingstation for lenovo carbon x1

it seems as that the usb 3.0 Docking Station (using a Displaylink DL-3000 series chipset ) i got with my lenovo will not work any time soon. So I was hoping that somebody could give me advice on a ...
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15.04 wifi connected but internet constantly stops

I'm running 15.04 on a Lenovo Yoga and the wifi will connect but every few minutes web pages stop loading and I realize that the internet doesn't work until I disconnect the wifi and connect again. ...
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Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro - Ubuntu 14.xx - X freezes when resuming from suspend

The problem is that my new Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro (lshw results) does not resume from suspend very well. I've collected the following data: This happens on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS - both with the original ...
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Making screen brightness change smoother

I am using Ubuntu 14.04LTS on Lenovo G580. The Function key is working fine for brightness change, but I want to make the change smoother, i.e. reduce the step change in brightness per key press. Any ...
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Lenovo a706 with Ubuntu Touch

Can someone give a link to Lenovo a706 Ubuntu Touch ROM? I cant port it on my own( And i could't find such ROM on the Internet. And i realy wanted to have Ubuntu Touch on my phone. I hope, that ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu 14 LTS (64bit) on Lenovo Ideapad S205

My Lenovo Idepad S205 seems to be in a worse situation than in the question here. Unfortunately the answer given there does not solve the problem. The laptop just boot cycles. It will boot my USB ...
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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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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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xrandr not activating second display, just launches GUI

After connecting an HDMI external monitor, I have to use the 'Display Settings' GUI to activate and configure the monitor. This would not be a big deal, except checking 'Use this output' doesn't ...
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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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How to install kubuntu on Lenovo thinkpad e555

I have been trying to install Kubuntu 15.04 on Lenovo ThinkPad E555. I have created /, /home and /boot partition but as soon as I install it, it doesn't show up on boot screen (it only shows Windows ...
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Lenovo Z70 wifi with 14.04.2 and kernel 3.16 not working

I'm trying to install 14.04.2 on a new Lenovo Z70, replacing Win 8.1, but on this hardware but no wireless capabilities seem to be found. Elsewhere I see that the 3.16 kernel is required, but 14.04.2 ...
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Lenovo onekey stuck in GRUB

I have a Lenovo g50-45 with onekey recovery with Windows 8.1 pre-installed. I dual booted with Ubuntu. Then I uninstalled Ubuntu. then tried to reinstall with USB using onekey. I got this screen: ...
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lenovo ideapad z710 no sound ubuntu 15.04

I decided to install Ubuntu 15.04 on my Lenovo ideapad z710 laptop. Im using a dual-boot configuration with Windows 8.1 alongside Ubuntu 15.04. When I go into Windows, i have no problems with sound. ...