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 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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Install Fingerprint Driver 138a:0090 on Ubuntu 16.04 (ThinkPad T460s)

I'm about to config my new fantastic T460s with Ubuntu 16.04 (because of Skylake Kernel issue I've to chose such new version) I tried to use my fingerprint sensor which is 138a:0090 (lusb) Fingerprint ...
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Official T460s Ubuntu support

Does anyone know if the the T460s will eventually have official support, like the T450s? Or would that have happen already?
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Wi-fi won't work on my Lenovo. please help

I'm using a Lenovo G50-80 and i installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS last week, but for some reason i can't connect it to wifi without ethernet. I've tried a handful of different options on this forum, but the ...
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Lenovo T560 / T460 hardware compatibility

I see there is a certified T550 install, however did anybody try T560 or T460 yet? Can Ubuntu use an integrated GPU & sound card? And how about my Camera, Microphone, etc? If anyone has some ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad 11e Randomly Freezes on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad 11e (with the Intel chipset not the AMD), that used to experience freezes randomly under 14.04 which have persisted after a clean install of 16.04. Description of the freezes ...
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No (Qualcomm Atheros) Wi-Fi on Lenovo G50-45 after 16.04 install

So I've just performed a "clean" install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ("Xenial Xerus") on my son's Lenovo G50-45 to Ubuntu and as you can see here, I had problems in the past with Wi-Fi disappearing... ...
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wrong network on Lenovo laptop [on hold]

I installed ubuntu 9.04 on a new Lenovo B50-80 laptop. The wireless connection was not recognized so I tried a few things. The result is seen in the attached photo. I.e. now I see neither the wireless ...
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Key board disables automatically when ultrabook screen is fliped 190 degrees or more

The keyboard on my Lenovo Flex 3 running Xubuntu 16.04 disengages automatically when the screen is opened roughtly 190 degrees or more from the closed position. What causes the system to do this? Is ...
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Detect how far lid/screen is open on a 2in1 ultrabook

There must be a sensor to detect how far the lid is opened because in windows the computer automatically disables the keyboard and flips the screen once you rotate the lid far enough. How would I ...
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Bluetooth not working on a Lenovo ideapad 100-15iby (Wi-Fi unstable too)

I have made edits to this post and Wi-Fi works now, but I still have problems with Bluetooth, and is further explained below at "EDITS:" Original Question I've got everything working on this laptop ...
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fastboot not detect my android device - ubuntu

I have Lenovo Yoga Tablet PC 1051L. I try this : $ lsusb result : Bus 002 Device 006: ID 17ef:77a5 Lenovo then: $ adb devices result: List of devices attached Baytrail678EC0A0 device ...
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Won't come back from suspend 16.04 LTS

There used to be a workaround with enabling suspending and hibernation, which worked for me at 14.04 LTS, but having cleanly installed 16.04 LTS I lost that, and now my computer won't come back from ...
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Wifi not working Lenovo G50-30 Ubuntu 16.04

I have a Lenovo G50-30, and today I updated to Ubuntu 16.04, and my wifi is no longer working. The output of ifconfig doesn't show the wifi either.
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Lenovo 500S-14ISK is is compatible with linux?

I would like to buy a Lenovo 500S-14ISK, but I can't find any reviews on it regarding linux compatibility. Ubuntu does not seem to have certified this laptop (yet)? Anybody had experience with this ...
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Ubuntu installation Lenovo Ideapad MIIX 300

Hoping somebody can help im trying to install Ubuntu 15.10 on this device Lenovo Ideapad 300-10lBY So far i have managed to get the live distro working on a usb3 thumb drive following this How-To, ...
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Ideapad 300 suspend not working on 16.04

I was unable to get my Ideapad 300 running properly with 14.04(no wifi and lan not functioning), so I decided to try LTS 16.04. Everything works well untill I tried going to suspend mode. Either when ...
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Graphics “patchy” with AMD A8 6410 using fglrx driver

I have 14.04 installed on Lenovo G50-45 laptop with AMD A8 6410. I had problems with graphics drivers. Open source driver was crashing when I wanted to insert formula in OpenOffice Writer. Now I am ...
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Only dummy output and no soundcards found on Ubuntu

I've really tried everything and I'm begging for your help reader :) I've re-installed my kernel, followed every possible guide on internet and I still can't make my speakers, headphones or any ...
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Lenovo Z50-75 80EC | QCA6164 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter | Not working

Currently my wireless does not seem to want to work for me, and it looks like I have an active driver listed when running lshw command; zero@zero-Lenovo-Z50-75:~$ sudo lshw -C network *-network ...
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Hardware problems running Ubuntu on Lenovo 100S Ideapad

I managed to install Ubuntu 15.10 on a new Lenovo 100S 11IBY Ideapad, a 32-bit cheap laptop that came with Windows 10 preinstalled and UEFI only boot system. I followed this tutorial (response by ...
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Keyboard not working in Lenovo Yoga 14

I recently formatted my Lenovo Think Pad Yoga 14 in order to change Windows 10 to the newly released Ubuntu 16.04. After installing, everything works fine except for the keyboard. I can use a USB ...
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Nvidia issues with Lenovo Y700 on ubuntu 15.10

I have seen many encounter the same issues. Can't get my drivers/configuration correctly and I keep getting the same errors : The system is running in low-graphics mode after I choose to run on low ...
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guarantee lenovo & ubuntu 14.07

My lenovo yoga 300 fail : the sound is died, and i lose wi-fi regulary. This is technicals issues where ubuntu is not implicated i guess; But now, when i call lenovo; they say me : "We don't take ...
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Lenovo G50-80 Wifi problem

I try to install Ubuntu 14 on my lenovo G50-80 but i got wifi problem, now after new Ubuntu 16, anyone try if the problem still or not? 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., ...
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Booting Ubuntu from USB stick on Lenovo IdeaPad g580 (i5)

I can't install Ubuntu on my laptop. Every time I insert the USB stick and boot up the laptop it's stuck for about 2 minutes one the lenovo screen. After that it boots FreeDos (original OS).
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My wifi Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:0041] (rev 20) doesn't show up and work in Ubuntu 14.04.3 on Lenovo flex 3 14

I am new on linux systems I have tried some of the relevant solutions, those I could follow up, But nothing yet.Please help me figuring this out. Wireless info START Report from: 24 Sep 2015 ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu 15.10 on a Lenovo YOGA 300-11IBY

I've been trying to put ubuntu 15.10 on my Lenovo yoga 300-11IBY. The install process from USB seems to run fine, but I then find that I can't boot the system. In the bios only usb and network boot ...
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Lenovo B560 with Ubuntu 16.04 can't discover my wifi

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop Lenovo B560 but can't discover my wifi, other devices can discover wifi, this laptop(16.04) can discover other wifi in neighborhood. Currently I use it with ...
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ubuntu 16.04 on lenovo miix 3 1030 [duplicate]

hi i want know if ubuntu 16.04 LTS work on lenovo miix 3 1030, and the problem relative to the wifi adapter is solved, and if it work can anyone suggest me how to install it on this deevice?
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Unable to get touchscreen to work on Lenovo Flex 3

I have a Lenovo Flex 3 laptop, which has a touchscreen. I have it dual-booting Windows 10 (OEM) and Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. On Windows the touchscreen works fine. On Ubuntu, however it does not work, even ...
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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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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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lenovo thinkpad E560 trackpad stopped working

Last week my trackpad was working and this week just decided not to. Tried a update with no success. Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core ...
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Error installing ubuntu 15.04 due to acpi_pm_good_setup [closed]

I have a brand new Lenovo E460 with Windows 10 on it, I am trying to install Ubuntu Mate 15.04 64 bit using a Usb drive. In my BIOS, I have disabled Secure Boot, set the Boot Mode to Both and enabled ...
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ata2.00 failed to enable aa

I'm new to the world of Ubuntu. Installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS yesterday on a Lenovo Ideapad Y580 and till now I already recognized, that Lenovo is a bit infamous for this problem. So when I boot up the ...
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Lenovo Ideapad Y700 - Ubuntu 15.10: Constant speaker noise after login

I bought a new Lenovo Ideapad Y700 and tried Ubuntu 15.10 live on it. The speakers are making a constant noise after I login. I've recorded and shared the sound in soundcloud: ...
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Lenovo Mice N700 mapping

I've got a Lenovo Mice N700, which was built for Windows 8. It works perfectly on Ubuntu (16.04), but has 2 flaws: swipes. On Windows 8, they were supposed to trigger actions just like ...
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Headphones recognized but no sound + Pulseaudio error

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo E31-70. If I type pulseaudio on a terminal I get E: [pulseaudio] pid.c: Daemon already running. E: [pulseaudio] main.c: Ha fallado pa_pid_file_create(). If I ...
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Lenovo G50 cannot connect to Wi-Fi

I am new to Ubuntu. ^^ It seems I cannot connect to Wi-Fi. When I click on the Networking logo on the top bar, it only shows "Ethernet Network" and "disconnected". Version of Ubuntu is 14.04 LTS. I ...
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Can't connect to wifi. Lenovo ideapad 500-15ACZ Ubuntu 14.04.03LTS [duplicate]

Freshly installed (coming from Windows 10) checked lenovo's site and I'm afraid there might not be a driver out there that's compatible with this version of Ubuntu yet.. Please tell me I'm wrong.. $ ...
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GRUB shows Windows recovery instead of normal Windows

I just installed win10 + ubuntu on my Lenovo laptop. Windows is installed on SSD and Ubuntu is installed on HDD. sda1 is win recovery and sda2 is windows 10. Ubuntu is installed on sdb. Bootloader was ...
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How do i unrestrict battery charge percent on a lenovo running ubuntu?

I recently bought a Lenovo z51, and later used the battery management program that came with it to reduce the max charge to 60%. I have since than installed Ubuntu 14.04 and uninstalled windows. I now ...
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Can I do anything with the second GPU in my laptop?

So, I have a Lenovo Y510P laptop like the asker in this question: Lenovo Y510P and SLI GT750M not working. And like them, I went down the path of trying to get SLI working with Ubuntu..unsuccessfully. ...
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I installed a fresh ubuntu 14.04. wlan0 is not showing up in the ifconfig but wifi is working correctly. How to fix it?

Tried everything mentioned on this thread but it is still not working http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2239747
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Bad battery life on Xubuntu 16.04 Lenovo T460s

the battery life of my new Lenovo T460s is very bad (about 4,5h with a little bit browsing and half display contrast). Xubuntu 16.04 shows two batteries (SANYO 00HW022 and SANYO 01AV405). They were ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu Newer than 10.04

my harddrive just died and after replacing it, I installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS which was available at the time without any problems. After installing, I realized that 10.04 was obsolete and downloaded ...
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Sound Not Working On Lenovo Ideapad (Used To Run Windows 7, Now Runs Lubuntu 14.04)

So my laptop's been out of commission for a while, so I brought it into Free Geek and they helped me install Lubuntu 14.04. Only problem is that now my sound doesn't work at all. I already did:sudo ...
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Problems installing ubuntu on a lenovo thinkpad x1 yoga

I'm trying to install ubuntu gnome 16.04 beta on a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 yoga. I'm interested in getting gnome 3.18 (or 3.20) for the touchscreen and wacom support. Sadly, I don't have any previous ...
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Configure Thinkpad Trackpoint only for Scrolling [duplicate]

I want to use my thinkpad trackpoint only for scrolling up and down purposes. Is this possible and if so how can I configure it in ubuntu.