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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Ethernet not detected

I have Lenovo Ideapad Y700. Even though i have connected my ethernet. In my network menu Wired connections does not appear. Also I have a dual boot.So whenever i switch from ubuntu to windows. even ...
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Ideapad 100s - can I change the battery info?

The battery info on the lenovo ideapad 100s is seriously messed up. Upower returns this: upower -i $(upower -e) native-path: BMBT vendor: SUNWODA model: ...
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boot script table modified, please contact vendor

I installed Ubuntu and took away Windows 10 from my Lenovo G-50 . Every time I click on suspend the error shows up : boot script table modified, please contact vendor. It just restarts over again ...
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Lenovo G580 Zorin OS killed my bios. I can no longer access the bios or boot menu [on hold]

I am struggling with a very serious problem with my old laptop. I installed Zorin OS to my laptop and now Every time I try to access the bios or the boot menu It says please wait after pressing the ...
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lenovo b575e minimal install ubuntu 16.04 black screen

I install ubuntu 16.04 with minimal version. installation went perfect. now i start pc: 1. ubuntu logo appears with the bar below. 2. a message saying :support for core revisions 0x17 and 0x18 ...
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Extremely poor sound quality after upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04

This is a bit of an odd problem, but after upgrading to Xenial, something went wrong with my sound quality, which was working beautifully under 15.10. After the upgrade, there is a strong distortion ...
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Updated WiFi fix for Yoga 13 and Ubuntu 16.04?

I have a Lenovo Yoga 13 and I was running 14.04 on it and I've since upgraded to 16.04. I applied the fix descibed here (Lenovo Yoga 13 Realtek wireless driver) with 14.04 and it worked but no longer ...
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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 16.04LTS freezing system + TTY

I'm running Lenovo YOGA 300-IBY, Ubuntu 16.04LTS here is my first problem: whenever I open my TTY ctrl+alt+F[1-6], there are lines: lvmetad is not active yet, using direct activation during sysinit /...
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Cannot change screen brightness on my lenovo z 570?

I am not able to change the screen brightness on lenovo z570. Even the function keys for the brightness are also not working. Any idea ?
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ubuntu 16.04 suspend not working in Lenovo G505

When i close my laptop lid and then open it after some time, laptop doesn't wake, screen stays blank but fan keeps running . . . i am new user, please help.
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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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Why is the motherboard temperature is high when idle , but is normal under Windows?

I have a Lenovo y50-70 with the following specs: CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-4720HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz × 8 Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M and Intel HD Graphics 4600 I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 ...
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Mouse & Touchpad doesn't show touchpad setting anymore

After rebooting my laptop I realized that my pointer is moving very fast, then I opened my Mouse & Touchpad setting and I saw that it doesn't show my touchpad setting anymore, here is the ...
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Process responsible for screen rotation / orientation sensor?

What's the process called that's responsible for managing auto-screen rotation (sensor?) and is there a way to disable it or bind it to a specific hardware button (let's say the power button)? I am ...
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Installing 16.04 on Lenovo Yoga 900 with nvme drive

I am attempting to install 16.04 on a new Lenovo Yoga 900. This type has an nvme drive and is set up by the BIOS as RAID, not AHCI (cannot be changed). I see multiple comments on the various forums ...
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Camera not recognized by Ubuntu 16.04

I have a lenovo X201 with dual boot. I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 the webcam does not work in this partition (in Win environment this is fine). In cheese the given error is "Device not found". In ...
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Ubuntu doesn't load after installing Bubmblebee - Lenovo Thinkpad e520

I followed this link https://sagark.org/optimal-ubuntu-graphics-setup-for-thinkpads/ to install bumblebee. After getting it, I restarted my system. But after BIOS I cannot continue to the system, but ...
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How can I limit battery charging to 80% capacity?

I just learned that some Lenovo laptops include a utility that offers to limit battery charging capacity to within 0–80% in order to slow the attenuation of the battery lifespan: How can I do this ...
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Unstable wifi with intel 8260 [8086:24f3] (rev 3a) on ubuntu 16.04 runnung on Lenovo P50

On my brand new Lenovo P50 the wifi works unstable. sometimes it connects, sometimes not or just stops working. sometimes wifi networks are shown in the network manager, sometimes not. sometimes even ...
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How to switch/disable functionality of fn keys on Ubuntu - USB keyboard

Hi I have a problem with my new USB Lenovo keyboard, I can't (don't know how) switch Fn keys in Linux, on windows it was very easy. But I don't know what I can do on Linux to switch Fn keys (or ...
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can't install Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro

I have a new Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro but I can't install Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I tried working through the instructions for the Yoga 2, but after editing the grub boot line and pressing enter, the screen ...
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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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Not able to boot Ubuntu to UEFI desktop lenovo

Trying to install Ubuntu on a Lenovo desktop however no matter what I try to change from Uefi to legacy and back it still comes up with error 1962 Nonoperating system found. I tried Ubuntu boot disk ...
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Lenovo ideapad can't scan for wifi signal after Ubuntu installation [closed]

I am a newbie at Ubuntu and have reached my limit trying to get my laptop which has no ethernet port to connect. $ sudo lshw -enable TEST stacy-computer description: Computer ...
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Wifi problem Broadcom BCM4352

I have a problem with getting the wifi on Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Y50-70 to work. I have the problematic Broadcom BCM4352 card, I already installed the newest drivers, disabled the ideapad and done ...
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Lenovo Z400 low brightness video driver problem

I have a laptop ideaPad z400 from lenovo that there is a brightness trouble. When it was with windows 10. I were with the same problem, but I could fix easily installing default driver. But now, I've ...
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Backlight too low on Ubuntu 16.04 (Lenovo Laptop)

I can't get the brightness control to work properly on my Ubuntu 16.04 installation. My laptop screen appears really dark, but my second monitor works well. I've already tried a lot of alternatives (...
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How can I install and run Ubuntu directly from an SD card?

I've heard that this is possible and I want to do this. I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS.iso(64-bit) file and used win32 Disk Imager to write it onto two SD cards to try and get it to work. The SD ...
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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu 12 and 14 installers do not load properly and/or do not complete installation on Lenovo ThinkCentre M900

I'm trying to install any version of Ubuntu on a brand new, quad-core (Intel i7 vPro) Lenovo ThinkCentre M900, but the installer fails and does so in inconsistent ways. Before I begin, I want to ...
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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 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 Think Pad never boots up with Linux( Ubuntu)

I bought a Lenovo think-pad and installed Ubuntu. It came by default with Windows 8. I booted him from USB with linux and wiped off windows. I did some coding on the machine, every thing went well ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Lenovo IdeaPad U530 with windows 8.1 preinstalled

There has been a lot of discussion on installing Ubuntu on machines with preinstalled windows 8.1. I noticed that a great amount of work is required. Before I go through with this, I was wondering if ...
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Lenovo T430U Touchpad multitouch won't work - Ubuntu 16.04

I'm having trouble with the touchpad of my Lenovo T430U, the multitouch won't work. If I place my finger on the touchpad button, and try to move my other finger the system won't recognize the movement,...
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Wireless is disabled by hardware switch ,lenovo b460

santos@santos:~$ rfkill list 0: ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: ideapad_bluetooth: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 2: hci0: Bluetooth ...
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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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WiFi does not work: Ubuntu 16.04 on Lenovo Z51 Laptop

I followed the instructions in the top answer here: 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 But got: (Reading ...
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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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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 22:...
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DLink dwa 131 H/W ver :E1 F/W ver : 5.1 how do i install it's wifi driver in UBUNTU 16.04 [duplicate]

The wifi adapter doesnt work on my laptop lenovo Z51 UBUNTU 16.04 info about the adapter DLink dwa 131 H/W ver :E1 F/W ver : 5.1 lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8001 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device ...
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Wifi-driver not working Lenovo z51-70

03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation Device [14e4:43ae] (rev 02) Subsystem: Lenovo Device [17aa:0622]
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Ubuntu 16.04 Install no hard disk

Issue: When installing ubuntu 16.04 on the laptop it does not detect any hard disks. Clicking on the + icon to add partition causes the system to hang. Specs: The hard disk is: samsung mzvlv512HCHG-...
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Networking Drivers “disappear” Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

About four days ago after installing routine Ubuntu updates, my wireless networking (and I believe networking in general) does not initiate on boot. It takes on average 6 reboots before networking ...
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Wifi occasionally stops working on Lenovo ideapad 100 laptop with Ubuntu 16.04

I purchased a new Lenovo ideapad 100 laptop back in February. A couple of days ago I formatted the hard-drive and replaced the original operating system, Windows 10, with Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit. Most ...
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Weird touchpad behaviour on ubuntu 16.04

I just bought a lenovo G50 laptop. The laptop came with windows 8.1 and I did my favorite thing, uninstalling windows and installing ubuntu. After it booted first, the touchpad didn't work. When I ...