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 Z510 Ubuntu Disk Partition

I have Lenovo z510 laptop and i want to install ubuntu but i need your suggestions. I have 8 Gb ssd and 1Tb harddisk. How can i divide disk. Thank you.
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Lenovo Thinkpad E330 wireless hardware blocked

I have an issue with freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04. I have downloaded and installed firmware to (iwlwifi-2030-6.ucode) and everything seems ok, but I still cant make it work. It says that WiFi is ...
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How do I disable the TouchPad on a Lenovo x240, but keep mouse buttons active?

I want to disable the touchpad of my Lenovo x240. If I use the settings GUI the mouse buttons get disabled, too. How can I disable the touchpad mouse cursor movement, and keep the mouse buttons ...
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function keys only work with battery on lenovo g40-30

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running on my Lenovo G40-30 and the function keys only works when the battery is connected. If I remove it, the function keys simply doesn't works. What can I do?
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Fn key not works any more

On my ubuntu 12.04 and Thinkpad T400, I used to adjust brightness by Fn+Home for more brightness or Fn+End for more darkness. But my Fn key does not work since more than a year ago, not just for ...
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Help Debugging Wireless Issue

I have a Lenovo e330 notebook with broadcom bcm4313 802.11 bgn wireless adapter. I have configured it for dual boot Windows 8/Ubuntu 14.04. It has problem connecting to wireless, and this problem is ...
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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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Install ubuntu in LenovoG500s

I have a laptop branded lenovo G500s with windows 8 pre installed.I need to install Ubuntu as a secondary operating system in my laptop without removing my current Operating System. Is it possible? I ...
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Lenovo Yoga Tablet Mode [closed]

I want to start by saying that I have very very little experience with linux. I'm just now getting into it. Anyway, my question is, if I were to buy a Lenovo Yoga and install Ubuntu on it, would ...
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Apportcheckresume crashes, requiring hard reboot in Ubuntu 14.10 [on hold]

Running Ubuntu 14.10 on a Lenovo Yoga 2 13 inch laptop. Issue is that when resuming from suspend (i.e. opening laptop lid after closing it), the computer will often fail to resume, including hotkeys ...
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Weird Symbols Lenovo Yoga 3 [on hold]

I just dual booted my Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro with Win 8 and Ubuntu 14.10. It went pretty well once I fixed the wireless card hardware issue. However it appears the high res screen is causing issues, ...
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Lenovo G50-30 mic built in volume problem

my built in mic (the laptop is a lenovo g50-30) is too low and a bit distorted. I've tried it on skype and even in the audio settings the orange bars are pretty low. The mic is pre-amplificated above ...
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Changing the brightness on the Lenovo T410

I can't change the brightness on my lenovo T410 laptop. I tried changing it from the system settings and using fn+Home, but both didn't work.
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Borderlands 2 will only starts in a small window - Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I was having trouble running Borderlands 2 on a newly imaged Ubuntu 14.04 64bit install. The machine is a Lenovo X1 Carbon. I had trouble with the libopenal1 error, but was able to fix it. I've ran ...
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Lenovo carbon x1 red dot over “i”

Can't find any description - how to enable dot over "i" in Thinkpad logos (in my case this is Lenovo carbon x1 first generation) Is it possible to setup dot behavior or at least enable default ...
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Thinkpad Edge 13 01962Cs overheats in Xubuntu, but not in Windows 7 (?)

My Lenovo ThinkPad 13 01962 CS is having a particular problem (but not uncommon, it seems): It is overheating in Xubuntu, but not in Windows 7 (a heavier OS). Back in April, I sent it to local Lenovo ...
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Wireless Problems (Lenovo G50-30)

I've tried all the fixes and ran out of Google. At first I had to type "sudo modprobe -r ideapad-laptop" into the Terminal at startup for the wifi to work. Now it works after I did a more permanent ...
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My booting speed went from 8 seconds to 30 seconds

My booting speed went from 8 seconds to 30 seconds. I don't really know what happened. Any help please ! This is my dmseg http://paste.ubuntu.com/9062894/ and this is my bootchart
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COMRESET failed and slow boot times

I've been having slow boot up times with a fresh install of 12.04.2 LTS. I see this in my syslog: Jul 2 13:42:56 victor-Lenovo-U310 kernel: [20058.135895] ata1: link is slow to respond, please be ...
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Sound Problems (Echoes / Lagging)

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo G50-30. There has been a few issues, but I've fixed almost all of them (which is actually a fun and good learning experience) but two remain. One of them is a ...
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Cannot use twofinger on lenovo z5070 touchpad ubuntu 14.04

Cannot use twofinger on lenovo z5070 touchpad ubuntu 14.04. I also tried twofinger scroll on lenovo g50 ALPS touchpad detected as PS/2, corrected with psmouse-dkms-alpsv7 but reset after reboot ...
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Ubuntu on Lenovo G50-70/G40-70

I am shopping around for a new laptop and came across Lenovo G50-70/G40-70 on the market which has an option of not having any OS installed. I regularly use Windows, but in the recent years I am ...
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Unable to use Wifi on Lenovo Z5070

I bought new Lenovo Z5070 with a Core i5. However I am facing issues with my wireless: it goes away after sometime and then does not return until I reboot.
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How to install Ubuntu in Miix 2 Core i5 with detachable keyboard?

I have a Lenovo Miix 2 11,6" Core i5 4Gb RAM 64Gb SSD and i want to take it to Ubuntu. I try to boot from USB stick and i get itm but the detachable keyboard is not able to operate, so as the ...
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lenevo g580 touchpad sometimes stop responding Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

My laptop touchpad won't work and only external mouse is working any way to install drivers or something that can resolve this issue ? Somebody would like to give auto script or something to make it ...
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Drivers wireless network and bluettoth

Good morning, as they are, I have a Lenovo ultraboock Idepad Yoga 11S and I installed the latest Ubuntu 14.04 but it does not work the wireless network and bluetooth, how can I solve this problem. ...
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Lenovo Yoga pro 2 on 14.04, wifi stopped connecting

My Yoga stopped connecting to the WiFi network. I did everything as described in this answer by rubo77: Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro sudo rmmod ideapad_laptop sudo service network-manager restart ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 loads to purple screen on Lenovo G505s. nomodeset wont work

I have a lenovo g505s graphics card is Amd radeon hd 8550g with windows 8.1 pre installed (not my favorite os). I disabled secure boot, changed uefi to legacy mode. Then I loaded and successfully ...
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HP VGA WEBCAM (USB) not working,

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T61. I bought a HP VGA USB Webcam (#EW193AA) new. I immediately tried to use it with Cheese, just as many others have. It works fine for taking pictures, ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad Wifi not working

So my wifi is not working. BIOS tells me that it (as well as bluetooth) are hardblocked. I used the button on my Laptop (a lenovo thinkpad T430s) to enable networking, and this worked for a little, ...
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Ubuntu for Tablet A3000-H. How I can install Ubuntu on my tablet? [duplicate]

Please make create more ubuntu for devices..im using Lenovo tablet a3000h..and I want to install ubuntu but..nothing for it.so help me for that?
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Lenovo U410 Ultrabook Ubuntu Support

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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Dual display on Lenovo Thinkpad X1Carbon 2 (U12.4)

I have Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon 2 with integrated Intel HD Graphics 4400. Screen resolution is 2560x1440. Preinstalled system was Win-8.1, I removed it and installed Ubuntu 12.04. But I have problems ...
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Lenovo e545 TrackPoint and TouchPad Lefty and Scrolling

I'm new to Linux/Ubuntu. I'm a lefty and currently using a Lenovo e545 with Ubuntu 14.04. I believe the mice are IBM TrackPoint and Synaptics UltraNav TouchPad. After going to system settings > Mouse ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 mouse clicking stops working after OS has been idle

After the system has been idle for a while, resuming use of the OS by moving the mouse works fine however I would be unable to click in my own log in box for example which means I am forced to tab and ...
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How to manage battery and AC on Lenovo [duplicate]

I own a [Lenovo Z410][1] laptop, and its battery is not removable. Lenovo published an ['energy management' driver for Windows][2] that let you to use ac power instead of battery when the battery ...
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Problem with touchpad after upgrade to 14.10

After upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 the touchpad of my thinkpad E440 stops working correctly. Only the superior part of the touchpad works, I have to touch the 25% of the touchpad nearest to the ...
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lenovo power management application

i'm considering migrating to Ubuntu from windows 8 everything is fine and ready but i have one problem and if i can't do anything about it i should stick with windows :cry: i have a lenovo z510 ...
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Lenovo E530 charging problem on Ubuntu

I have Lenovo E530 laptop. And sometimes I have charging problem. It doesnt want to charge over specified battery %. Sometimes its 17%, sometimes 50%, number is changing. Where should be a problem? ...
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Problem with Ubuntu 12.04 and Ideapad N581 (Broadcom)

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo Ideapad N581 and can't get the wifi to work reliably. I know it's a problem with the Broadcom drivers, but I still can't really work it out, I've tried a few ...
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Cannot get a 2160p (4K) display to work

I have a lenovo X1 carbon laptop, and an external display (Philips 288P6) attached to the DisplayPort of it. The monitor can do 3840x2160 resolution, as demonstrated by the Windows 8.1 that ships with ...
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Applications keep crashing in ubuntu 14.04 (maybe graphics related)

For the last week or so most webbrowsers keep crashin on Ubuntu 14.04. Some other applications like VLC and a couple of games also crash randomly at times, even skype. Sometimes after a few minutes of ...
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Cpu overheating when booting and using Ubuntu [closed]

My laptop (Lenovo G500 Intel Celeron 1005 1.9 GHz) overheats when using Ubuntu 14.10, but does not in Windows 8. What is the problem with Ubuntu? I am worried that it will caused to damage my laptop's ...
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Fn key & left CTRL key have been swapped! Ubuntu 13.10 & Lenovo L430

For a while I thought the Left CTRL key on this installation wasn't working, then I just realized that the FN key is performing all the Left CTRL functions. The Left CTRL though does not perform all ...
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Thinkpad E430 Wireless problems

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E430. I have great problems with some networks. Some networks work fine, like my Android hotspot, but unfortunately among the networks with problems ...
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Bluetooth not working in Lenovo G510

My problem is that my laptop don't see any devices via Bluetooth, like my smartphone. I turned visible on my phone on. I don't have any soft/hard block on bt. I using Ubuntu-Gnome 14.04 Sorry for my ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 + Lenovo Mice N700

I have recently updated dual boot of Win 8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04. I have a Lenovo Mice N700, which works fine when connected using Wireless USB Dongle. However, when I try to connect using BLUETOOTH, it ...
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Multiple problems while installing Ubuntu 13.04 on LENOVO G500 laptop

Dear Community, I encountered several problems when installing Ubuntu on my new Lenovo G500 laptop. First I bumped in the problem (also reported by many other) of the black screen after booting ...
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nouveau error unknown chipset, drm failed

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 to my new notebook Lenovo Z50. But when booting up Linux Ubuntu, I get this error: And when I try to install Nvidia's driver for GEForce 840M (v. 340.46 or ...