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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No battery status icon on Lenovo B570e

I am using Lenovo B570e with Ubuntu 13.10 and my desktop won't display the battery status icon. I have already tried to add the icon in the system settings, but that has not worked.
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Bumblebee and Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 with Nvidia GeForce GT 630M

Bumblebee doesn't recognizes my graphic card, $ lspci | grep -i vga 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09) 01:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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Lenovo Ideapad Z470 doesn't shutdown in 12.04

I know this is a pretty known issue, but I already tried the workarounds I've read the most in other threads, and it didn't go well in any case. I try to shutdown from the GUI button, and it starts ...
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Ubuntu Linux on Lenovo B575

I am thinking of buying a laptop, namely the Lenovo B575, which has the following: - AMD Dual Core E2-2000 (1.75 GHz) with 1 MB L2 cache - AMD Radeon HD 7340 shared memory Can anybody tell me if there ...
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battery discharges in a strange way on Lenovo Ideapad Z500

I've a Lenovo ideapad Z500 laptop with Windows only energy management software (my battery stop charging at 60% for long lasting life). Setting the threshold from Windows, it remains also with Ubuntu ...
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System is running in low-graphics mode after instaling Bumblebee in my Lenovo Z570 NVIDIA gpu

I am a newable ubuntu user about a month ago. My maschine's specs are : Linux lenovo-Ideapad-Z570 3.11.0-19-generic #33~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Mar 12 21:16:27 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Middle mouse button emulation on Lenovo T431s

I'm running Ubuntu (13.10) on a Lenovo T431s. Since Lenovo has removed the classic 3 mouse buttons on top of the touchepad, there is no middle mouse button any more. And emulating the middle mouse ...
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Lenovo Yoga 13 Realtek wireless driver

I've recently purchased a Lenovo Yoga 13 and put Ubuntu 13.04 on it last night. I was unable to get wireless to come on and thought that I would mess around with it today. Today I have followed the ...
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How well does Ubuntu run on the Lenovo Y510p?

So I want to install Ubuntu on my new laptop, a Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p. It's a great laptop, pre-loaded with all the latest cool stuff like Windows 8 and UEFI and everything. Obviously, this is al nice ...
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Lenovo X1 Carbon - no sign of mobile broadband

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my new Lenovo X1 Carbon (2014 model 20A70027UK) and have been unable to get mobile broadband working - or even find any sign of the modem. The problem also occurs ...
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Touchscreen Input Doesn't Rotate: Lenovo Yoga 13

After receiving a Lenovo Yoga 13 for Christmas, I have been pleased with its performance with Ubuntu. It is easy to change the display orientation under the Display settings menu or by typing, e.g. ...
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Lenovo Y580 touchpad pointer runs away while trying to click

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo Y580. I don't have physically divided mouse buttons from my touchpad surface, so I can't manage with the issue just by clicking on physical buttons. The ...
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Missing phy0 wifi driver?

I was trying to install Ubuntu 14 beta 2 on my new laptop--a Lenovo Yoga Pro 2--and I couldn't use the wireless. So, I used rfkill list all, and got the result: 0: ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN Soft ...
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How can I handle more than 2 GB RAM?

I got a Lenovo g475 laptop, with a AMD e-300 processor. According to what I have read, the processor can handle up to 8GB and same the motherboard. When I was using Windows 7 starter I could handle a ...
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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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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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Integrated webcam in lenovo t410 not working with 12.04

I have a Lenovo T410 with an inbuilt webcam and I haven't been able to get the webcam working. I tried skype, cheese, both just give me a black window. The microphone works fine with skype, by the ...
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webcam not working on lenovo x230

I've got Ubuntu 12.04 running on my lenovo X230. I can't get the integrated webcam working with Google Talk plugin or with Cheese.
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Advice for buying Laptop 11' to 13,3' for Ubuntu. Clevo or Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga? [closed]

I am looking for advice: I am looking for a computer to use mainly with Ubuntu (maybe in dual-boot with Windows). I have these exigences: my highest exigence is to have a matte screen I would like ...
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Use external monitor automatically, when started in Docking Station

I am using a Thinkpad T510 and I often boot it in a ThinkPad Mini Dock Plus Series 3 (EU). The problem is that if I boot it with the lid closed, I can see grub, I can see the Ubuntu boot splash, but ...
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Has anyone successfully installed ubuntu on a Lenovo Y410P

I see lots of posts on here about folks having major issues with installing Ubuntu on a Lenovo Y410P. Has anyone successfully installed Ubuntu with no major issues?
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Graphics Issue for Lenovo g580

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10. Everything was fine till I ran inxi and found the following - System: Host: kaustuv-Lenovo-G580 Kernel: 3.11.0-18-generic x86_64 (64 bit) Desktop: Gnome Distro: ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 on Lenovo G580 > built-in (web)cam not recognized

I've installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a Lenovo G580. Now I noticed that the built-in (web)cam is not being recognized. Does anybody know how to fix this and get the webcam running? Any help is appreciated! ...
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Lenovo t440p dual screen

Just bought a Lenovo t440p with an ultra dock, don't have nvidea bought with intel graphics. I want to use dual monitor with displayport, not including the laptops LCD. The problem that I am having ...
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Grub changed brightness but after pressing brightness button return dark

My laptop is Lenovo K49. It's dark so every time I need to change brightness manually. Later I found a solution by changing the brightness as below: sudo gedit "/etc/default/grub" And change the ...
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Lenovo y580, Windows 7 and Ubuntu (i Hope so…)

I love Ubuntu so I wanted to have one on my laptop. I have Lenovo Y580 with Core i3-3310m version. I have Windows 7 (for my work, unfortunetly) but I also wanted to have Ubuntu. My first attempt to go ...
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Why I cannot use the Fn + (up) to control the brightness?

I have a Lenovo zhaoyang K27 with Intel® HD Graphics 3000. Since I installed Ubuntu for the first time, about two years ago, I haven't been able to change the brightness by Fn+^. I found a solution in ...
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Lenovo Y510p with Nvidia graphic crashes on resume from suspend?" [on hold]

Ubuntu goes to sleep and turns back on after unplugging charger. And then crashes and displays the following screen. This is a fresh install. I have a lenovo y510p, with an Nvidia Geforce 550M ...
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Bumblebee and Nvidia black area instead of image Lenovo Y410P Ubuntu 14.04

I installed bumblebee with nvidia-331.38. I expected optirun glmark2 to run glmark2 but it gave me a window with nothing in it. (Completely black) Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo Y410P Kernel.log (Part that ...
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Projects in /var/www folder are not accessible? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and come from Ubuntu 13.04. First check locahost, It's work fine. PhpMyAdmin is also work fine. I look some related problem here. But some similarities with this answer and ...
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where do i get drivers for my Lenovo Ideatab a3000-h?

I need to back-up my tablet...where do i get the drivers for it? Its a Lenovo Ideatab A3000-H I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 When i plug my tablet into my laptop, I can't see it, so i assume i need the ...
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Wifi does not work Ubuntu 12LTS Lenovo S540

When i was installing ubuntu Wifi worked without setting up anything. But once the installation is completed now I cannot connect to Wifi any more. The drop down says "not enabled" for the wifi ...
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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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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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Can I install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Lenovo Ideapad S510p [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo Ideapad S510p (59-411351) Laptop (4th Gen Ci3/ 8GB/ 1TB/ Win8.1/ 2GB Graph). Can I install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it? Any specific steps I need to follow?
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bumblebee and lenovo: OS crash after (unsuccesful) installation

I have been struggling for some days now, and unfortunately not solved the problem: I am trying to install Bumblebee on Ubuntu (both 12.04 and 13.10) with a Lenovo T440p with hybrid graphic cards ...
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Turn on ThinkLight?

I have an old Lenovo ThinkPad R61. It is fully loaded and it has the the ThinkLight option. For me to be able to turn it on and do other things like adjust the brightness, I have to use the blue ...
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Lenovo Y560 Overheated

Currently using ubuntu 13.10 via wubi with Windows 8.1 dual-boot. Problem arises when I use Ubuntu it gets overheated due to which the laptop is discharged very quickly and sometimes stops due to over ...
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Inbuilt Webcam not detected lenovo ideapad s 10 3c

I have installed ubuntu 13.10(fully updated) on my ideapad s10 3c.everything seems to work well except for the webcam which is not detected by the system(tried ...
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Transitioning external drive to new Ubuntu ThinkPad

I'm an Ubuntu newbie, which I'm sure the forum is not thrilled to ever hear as an opener. But after some setups are done, I think many of my Ubuntu questions can be answered by past threads. The ...
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X crashes on boot with dual external monitors - Lenovo Y580

I have a Lenovo Y580 with an Optimus GeForce 660M, and I'm using Bumblebee as my graphics driver. I want to disable the screen on the laptop and use two external monitors instead - one hooked up ...
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Wireless is disabled by hardware switch. Wifi doesn't work! (hard blocked: yes, Lenovo Y580, Ubuntu 13.10)

I have a problem with wifi on my laptop Lenovo Ideapad Y580 (bought with pre-installed Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit). After uninstall Win7 and install Ubuntu 13.10 64bit (where normal wired internet ...
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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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My 3954abg wifi card wont connect

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Lenovo 3000 n100 laptop. Running lspci in a terminal program, I discovered my wifi card is an Intel Pro/Wireless 3954abg. The wifi card has been recognized, ...
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Lenovo T440s deactivate touch pad but keep mouse button function working?

the Lenovo T440s has a touchpad but no mouse buttons anymore. The mouse button functionality is replaced by hitting the touchpad stronger. I know it is possible to deactivate the touchpad. My ...
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defining and activating my wifi for lenovo b5400 for noob

i'm really new to ubuntu and really excited about it. i've bought a lenovo b5400 and installed 12.04 version of ubuntu. checked several forums and could not find the answer for: how to activate my ...
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Confusing input error

During general use my laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad Edge 15 running Ubuntu 12.10) will suddenly mute its volume and stall for a few seconds, seemingly for no reason. At the same time if I'm in a terminal ...
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rs232 to usb not working

I have a konig rs232 serial to usb adapter (no FTDI chip), but when I try to connect to a cisco switch/router (via Putty, screen, minicom....), sometimes it just shows nothing (But it is connected ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch battery not charging, tlp installed with no acpi_call module

I have recently purchased a Lenovo ideapad U430 Touch. I have successfully installed Lubuntu 13.10 with Kernel 3.11.0-18-generic. Everything has been relatively painless. I've installed tlp for ...
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Facing touch pad Mouse pointer struck problem in lenovo G580 laptop for ubuntu 12.04.03LTS

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04.03 in my Lenovo G580 laptop. I am facing the problem of Mouse pointer struck if I use touch pad but not in external/Bluetooth mouse. Each time I need to restart my laptop ...