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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Ubuntu 12.04.2 on a Lenovo T431s

I'm cross-posting this from the Ubuntu forums as it seems like there's some interest here in this new ultrabook. I'm extremely happy with Ubuntu on it. Ubuntu 12.04.2 on the new Lenovo Thinkpad ...
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Bumblebee with 2 dedicated video cards?

So I have a lenovo 510p laptop, with integrated Intel HD 4600 graphics, plus 2 GeForce GT 755M-s, one of which is in the ultrabay and thus is removable. I'm running Lubuntu 13.10. I use the ...
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Lenovo T400 Hangs after Resume from Suspend in Raring Ringtail

I've upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 recently and now my system hangs if I resume from Suspend. Any suggestions how to fix this or how to diagnose the problem? Its a Lenovo T400 Laptop. Update: ...
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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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Accelerometr in Lenovo Thinkpad E330

How can I enable active HDD protection on Lenovo TP Edge 13. Ubuntu 13.10 hdapsd says that there is no accelerometer, but in windows it worked! I tried to shake a laptop while it was reading hdd, but ...
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no sound at all

No sound at all... Checked all the drivers and sound card, all are installed properly. Checked through the ubuntu forms but the old solution(adding the option snd-hda-model to lenovo sky in ...
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Switching from Ubuntu Desktop to Ubuntu Tablet

I have been considering buying a Lenovo Yoga 11S (I am aware that I will have to recompile the kernel due to the wireless driver). My main concern is having a good experience in both laptop mode and ...
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Monitor blinks on and off and sometimes shuts off

I love Ubuntu and haven't even had to ask a question here but it seems the time has come that I must. The newest version, 13.04, has a lot of problems.. but this problem is one that isn't specific ...
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Ubuntu can only hibernate once?

System: Lenovo Y500 running Dual Boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04 For some reason, I can only hibernate 1 time after (re)booting up the system. If I hibernate after the first time, the system goes ...
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CPU undervolting GUI software?

I have Lenovo B580 laptop with core i3. I've followed tutorial to install phc kernel and then phc software to undervolt but this soft is too complicated. Is there any other program whitch is able to ...
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Lenovo u310 will not charge when turned on

I've looked around and had several friends have a look but we cannot figure this out. I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Lenovo U310. The laptop charges fine when the laptop is off but it will not charge ...
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Synaptics Touchpad : solving 2 finger problem triggered by resting palm

My laptop is: "Lenovo G580" and it comes with a very sensitive touchpad. Specially, when I place my hands comfortably to type, it "thinks" I'm touching the top-left corner. This becomes really ...
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Ubuntu wont recognize my internal SSD

I just bought a Lenovo u310 and installed Ubuntu 12.10 with Wubi to try it out. After a couple of days I decided to fully replace windows 7 and installed Ubuntu 12.10 fully with a usb drive in my HDD. ...
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How can I wake my laptop from suspend only on power button?

My Lenovo G560 wakes up from suspend in my backpack sometimes and I hate it. I would power off the whole system, but gnome shell (which I like) starts very slowly. Is there a way to make the system ...
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Fn-keys stopped working on a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge

I'm running 12.04 on a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge. I'm having these possibly related issues with things that worked perfectly when I installed Ubuntu: Most of the Fn-keys worked seamlessly after I freshly ...
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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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New Lenovo X1 Carbon 2nd Generation - function key bar and vertical scrolling

I just installed ubuntu 13.10 on a new x1 Carbon (second generation) and everything works fine so far. I adjusted the touchpad to disable "tap-to-click" and enabled "middle-mouse-button" and just fine ...
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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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How to enable Quick Start button in Lenovo S100 ideapad using Ubuntu 12.04

I'm using lenovo s100 ideapad with Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit version. After turnoff the system when I press Quickstart button it not boot and notice: "quickstart is not install on your computer or not ...
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ubuntu will not install on my lenovo n580

I have a Lenovo n580 and I've been trying to install Ubuntu on it and all I get is a white screen after I boot through live cd and usb. I tried going to the bios to change to legacy but it does not ...
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How do you disable Trackpad and enable Trackpoint on Lenovo L430 running 13.10?

I have tried most stuff I have found listed on the internet, to try to disable the trackpad but keep the trackpoint working on my Lenovo L430. Has any-one any ideas on how to do this? Funnily enough ...
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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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Bluetooth keyboard does not work on Ubuntu 13.10

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 on Lenovo B520 (All-in-one). After installation keyboard not worked, mouse can't scrolling, Bluetooth not recognized... touch screen not correct! Some interesting facts: ...
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Battery issues - Lenovo Ideapad Z460

I've been using Ubuntu 13.10 on my Lenovo for more than 5 months without a problem. Yesterday I disconnected the AC adapter to take the laptop with me to the couch and it simply shut down. So I ...
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Installing ubuntu-touch on lenovo s6000 ideapad

I'm about to install ubuntu-touch on my lenovo s6000 but couldn't find the model's name in the supported devices list, what should I expect?
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Very long shutdown delay on 13.10

Whenever I shutdown or reboot, there is a very long delay (several minutes) before the system will shutdown. I was getting a nm-dispatch signal 15 so I thought the problem might be with network ...
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Slow wireless on Linux Ubuntu 12.04.3 (lenovo y510p)

I have a Lenovo Ideapad y510p (Intel Centrino 2230 and kernel 3.8.0-34-generic), running Ubuntu 12.04.3 and I'm getting consistently lower wireless internet speeds when compared with my old ...
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95-Keyboard-Force-Rules - Help

I've just installed Ubuntu onto my 'Lenovo Z370' and its great. I need to disable some functions in the 95-keyboard-rules /lib/udev/rules.d/95-keyboard-force-release.rules but when I go there there ...
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Screen Brightness, GUI Crash, Sleep/Hibernate Resume, Mouse Pointer Problems with Lenovo IdeaPad Y500

I thought it'd be better to put all my current problems in a single thread. I've searched for almost 3 days trying to fix my issues. I failed. I can't change the screen brightness, the bar changes, ...
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Brightness 0% on Lenovo G500s on startup / boot

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo G500s Laptop. The screen is scrambled/shows weird artefacts during boot but that doesn't really bother me. What does is this: The screen's brightness is always ...
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Webcam not detected? Lenovo T430

I have an integrated webcam in my Lenovo T430, and it is apparently supported on Ubuntu 12.04. I don't see it listed when I run lsusb or lspci. Any other options I can try? It should be compatible ...
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I cant install nvidia drivers for gt635m on ubuntu 13.10

Last night I tried to install the nvidia drivers from the official site but the .run didn't work for some reason. So after it, I tried to install them with sudo apt-get install nvidia-current and ...
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How can I enable special Fn-Keys on my on lenovo s206 (e.g. touchpad on/off)?

I can turn the touchpad off in the mouse settings, but two things won't work: The "disable while typing" option The standard on/off button for the touch pad won't work (it's the one with the little ...
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wifi problems with lenovo g580 on kubuntu-13.04-desktop-amd64

i have a wifi connection problem in lenovo g580 on kubuntu-13.04-desktop-amd64. ethernet cable is working properly but wifi does'nt connect below are some hardware information sudo lshw -class ...
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Touchpad and usb ports works in Live but not when the system is installed, why and how to fix it?

I'm really desperate. Usually I can find solutions for my problems within a day or two. But this time its different. None of the tutorials I've tried seem to work for me. When I boot my Lenovo ...
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Enable Touch Screen on Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch

There are quite a few guides on how to enable touch screens, but none with credentials or specifically to a ThinkPad device like the one I have. Does anyone know how to enable it or know where I can ...
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Intel Graphics Driver Crash

I have a Lenovo G560 laptop, on which I have played Sims 3 on and off for quite some time. I started playing again and now it goes black then comes back saying my Intel Graphics Driver crashed and ...
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Wireless signal strength problem on Lenovo B490

I have removed windows 8 and installed Ubuntu 13.04 (64bit) on Lenovo B490 laptops. THe problem i get is extremely bad wireless signal. Even if the router is located in the same room within close ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad y560p Ubuntu overheat, video not working properly

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad y560p, it has an ATI Radeon HD 6570M. The problem is the overheat, it reaches 59 degrees after just only turning on the computer. The other thing, is the video, it isn't smooth ...
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No sound through TV when connected through HDMI to Lenovo desktop running Ubuntu 12.04

I know this is a common problem and I've been reading related questions, but none have helped me so far. Please help if you are able. it's been a week and still no progress on my own attempts to ...
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Touchscreen worked on “try without install” and now does not

So recently, I bought a Lenovo Ideapad z400, which has a wonderful 10-point multi-touch screen. I absolutely hate Windows 8, so I decided to try to dual boot Ubuntu. I did the installation after the ...
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Trouble connecting to the internet with Lenovo g500, Ubuntu 12.04

I recently burned the Ubuntu 12.04 iso onto a blank DVD and used that to install Ubuntu onto my Lenovo g500. I can see wireless networks after the drivers for my BCM4313 were installed, but I cannot ...
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Lenovo G570 GPU hangs while playing games

I have a Lenovo G570 Laptop with the following specifications Memory 3.8 GiB Processor Intel® Core™ i5-2450M CPU @ 2.50GHz × 4 Graphics Intel® Sandybridge Mobile OS type 64-bit Disk 1.2 TB Samsung ...
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No sound on ubuntu 10.04

I have windows7 and Ubuntu-10.04 in my laptop (lenovo z580 modle). I have proper sound in Windows by not in Ubuntu. There is no sound while Ubuntu boot. I tried this command : sudo aplay -l output : ...
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Wireless on lenovo G580

I just brought a brand new gorgeous Lenovo G580 and... I can't connect it to the internet because Ubuntu 12 will not recognise the proper wireless card driver. Can anyone offer me a solution? ...
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Lenovo T500 Suspend Issue due to network manager?

I use a Lenovo Thinkpad T500 with Ubuntu 12.10 installed. I have a strange problem. Often when I go to sleep at night and forget to plug my laptop in, I find in the morning that my laptop is ...
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12.04 on Lenovo y580 Nvidia problems

Ok everyone I have looked on here and on multiple websites each claiming to have a method that works to make the Nvidia GTX660 in my laptop work. I have tried installing the linux-headers, and all of ...
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poor font rendering in browsers on 12.04

I'm using a Lenovo B570e. I've installed the mesa-utils for the graphic driver because it wasn't recognized by default. Now I have this: graphic card : Intel® Sandybridge Mobile x86/MMX/SSE2. I ...
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Screen turns black after pressing volume button

I don't know why but my laptop screen (Lenovo Thinkpad SL300) suddenly turns black after turning down the volume and then comes back, with ugly problems, after turn it up. It started happening after ...
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Problem connecting to certain WiFi networks

I'm using Lenovo u300s (it has Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1030 card), and I can connect to wireless network at home with no problem, but I cannot connect to any networks at my university. I'm not ...