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Questions tagged [lenovo]

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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Intel AC8260 can't find any bluetooth device

I have installed Ubuntu 18.10 and I can't find any bluetooth devices (I havr tried with 5 different working bluetooth devices). Laptop: Lenovo X1 Carbon gen.4 Useful info for debug: uname: $ uname -...
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Lenovo L430 Ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04 performance issues

I wanted to switch from Windows to Linux (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS or Ubuntu 18.04 LTS). The installation was without any issues but I had very severe performance issues. I was using Firefox (YouTube with 3 ...
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Notebook wireless network disabled on startup (sometimes)

My notebook sometimes starts with the wireless network disabled, then I have to turn it off and on again to go back. Lenovo Ideapad 310 Ubuntu Mate 18 Can I solve this definitively?
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Wi-Fi not working in ubuntu 18.04

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 in my Lenovo laptop. It does not show up the WiFi options. I tried downloading the drivers and installing them in the way as described here Wi-Fi not working on Lenovo ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Lenovo graphic drivers

I am totaly new to Ubuntu (I've been using it for few months but I am still learning. They told me Linux has automatic drivers and you don't have to install them, so ok, but from time to time I find ...
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Synaptics touchpad detected but unresponsive - Ubuntu 18.04.1, Lenovo Yoga 11e

Caveat: I'm far from an advanced user. I like Ubuntu for web development and casual use, and generally try to figure things out as the need arises. After running a routine update (apt update, apt ...
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Startup is not working when disabling RTCornerButton using synclient

I am using xubuntu 18.04. I have a lenovo 4740. My mouse has an annoying function using which one can copy the selected text by tapping on the right top corner portion of the trackpad. It is ...
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Wifi adapter not found - Ubuntu 18.04 on Thinkpad E480 RTL8822BE

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 but wifi adapter doesn't work. It works on Windows (dual boot) and the Ethernet/wired connection works just no wifi and potentially Bluetooth. I tried these lines: sudo apt ...
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Linux problem with RAM after instalation and also live

I installed Linux on my Lenovo Yoga 500 with 8GB RAM near my Windows. Windows works correctly and sees 8GB of RAM. But Linux installed on the notebook only sees 2GB RAM (1,8). The command in the ...
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Thinkpad - Trackpoint configuration on 18.10+?

I have a new Lenovo x280 and am trying to configure the trackpoint following tips that worked on older machines/installs. However, the command: find /sys/devices/platform/i8042 -name name | xargs ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: Cannot access microphone in lenovo Yoga C930

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 on a Lenovo Yoga C930. Works like a charm, super fast, except that built-in microphone does not show up in preferences: built-in mic missing What can I do to use ...
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Running Ubuntu's latest release on Lenovo T430 [duplicate]

I'm listing below the specs of my Lenovo laptop: Lenovo ThinkPad T430 2349-Core i5 2.6 GHz-3230M/64-bit Windows 10 Pro/Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 4 Gb RAM 500 Gb HDD DVD printer 1366 x 768/14 ...
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iwlwifi 11n_disable=1 - Why does this work briefly?

OS = Ubuntu 18.04 LTS PC = Lenovo Ideapad Y500 (released 2012) Wireless card = Intel Centrino Wireless N2230 I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on an old Lenovo Ideapad (notebook) model Y500. It works ...
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Elantech - Touchpad not working after upgrading to 18.10 from 18.04 (ThinkPad L480)

When updating from 18.04 to 18.10 on a ThinkPad L480 the Elantech touchpad stopped working. This means it is not recognized at all. This problem occured after the first boot in 18.10 dmesg | grep -i ...
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Installation of the Gen 6 X1C fingerprint reader on ubuntu 18.04

How I can install Lenovo X1 carbon fingerprint reader on Ubuntu 18.04?
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Full-screen Applications increase screen brightness to maximum

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad (LED screen) and can adjust the screen brightness without any issues. However, when watching videos, e.g. on VLC media player or Totem Movie Player, I ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 -> 18.04.1 Upgrade Synaptics Touchpad Not Working

This is my first post here and I have spent many hours trying to read through the posts to diagnose this problem. I used Linux off and on since the late 90s and only recently came back to it. I was ...
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Bluetooth is not working on Lenovo IdeaPad Y560p

I'm not sure how to get it working, Google didn't suggest any relevant information. rfkill list shows a wifi device only, no bluetooth. # rfkill list 0: ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: ...
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Wi-Fi on Lenovo 330 is not working after updating kernel to 4.19.0

I have updated my kernel to 4.19.0 on Ubuntu 18.10. I have downloaded from http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.19/ header, image, module files in deb packages and the command sudo dpkg -...
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Ubuntu's Bad HDD management - freezes when running browser + Jetbrains IDE

I am having a hard time with ubuntu's HDD management and its reactions to high HDD usage from applications. I have a 2TB Lenovo IdeaPad 320 with an i7 8th generation processor and 8GB Of RAM DDR4. ...
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Is my lenovo G50-80 compatible with linux?

I am using Lenovo G50-80 and my system specifications are : Intel i5-5200U CPU 8 GB RAM 2 GB AMD R5 M330 hybrid graphics card I want to shift my laptop from windows 10 to some Linux distribution. I ...
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Subwoofer not working - Lenovo ideapad y700

I installed ubuntu 18.04 on my lenovo ideapad y700. Both speakers working fine,but the subwoofer speaker doesn't work, there is no sound come from it. What should i do !?
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How to buy a laptop with Ubuntu pre-installed

I would like to know how to buy a laptop with ubuntu preinstalled to ensure the hardware compatibility at 100%. I like very much the Thinkpad T Series or the X1-carbon but I'm open to other ...
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Lenovo 330 freezes at the time of bootup and touchpad doesn't work

I am new to Linux. I have installed ubuntu 18.10 in my Lenovo 330. The problems I have encountered are: At first my laptop used to freeze at the time of bootup. The answer which i found is to ...
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Trouble Booting Ubuntu from USB onto Lenovo Y510P with Linux Mint Sylvia Pre-Installed [duplicate]

So I recently purchased a refurbished Lenovo Y510P that had Linux Mint Sylvia (18.3) installed onto it. I want to switch to Ubuntu. I don't want to dual boot, it's a fresh computer so I just want to ...
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Boot error : Can't request region for resource

I have recently installed ubuntu 18.04 in my new laptop. But while booting, it shows some error like this. This appears for few seconds and then screen goes completely blank. Nothing happens later. ...
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Bluetooth: want it on at boot, always turned off

For some reason, my Bluetooth is always defaulting to 'off' at boot. I have tried editing /etc/bluetooth/main.conf, it was already set to autoenable=true. I've also tried using blueman. The best I ...
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Install touchpad in my laptop. Lenovo ipad

I just recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 in my Lenovo laptop using dual boot. Everything works just perfectly fine but my touchpad is not working. I have been constantly searching on net how to enable ...
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Lenovo Wireless Keyboard connectivity issue with 16.04.1 - replug dongle every 5 min

I have a Lenovo Professional Wireless keyboard which I want to use with my Lenovo Laptop running Ubuntu 16.04.1. I have Ubuntu and Win10 on the same machine, on Win10 the keyboard works flawlessly and ...
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Force UEFI Issue for Installing Ubuntu 16.04 on Lenovo Legion Y730 - Windows 10

I am experiencing quite a few issues trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS as a dual boot option on my Lenovo Legion Y730 laptop. It is my first time going through with an Ubuntu install so I've been ...
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Problem with phase inverted internal mic on Lenovo Ideapad 320, Ubuntu 18.04

I'm having an issue using my internal microphone. First time I noticed it was yesterday when I had a group call on Google Hangouts. After thorough research into this, I discovered that my problem was ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 freezes after login

I had Ubuntu 18.04 installed on my Lenovo IdeaPad 720s (Intel Core i5-8250U CPU) and everything was working fine. Then I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.10 and now, I'm having a problem where it keeps freezing ...
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Lenovo ideapad 320 15IKB Intel i5-8250U consumes more battery on Linux

Lenovo ideapad 320 15IKB, intel i5-8250U consumes more battery (almost double) on Linux compared to Windows 10 while performing similar tasks. I have tried updating the Kernel to latest version using ...
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Want to run Ubuntu 18_0 in Lenovo AIO win8

I'm using a 8GB usb and created an ISO image for Ubuntu 18_0, would like to run the Ubuntu Desktop, but it doesn't runs automatically. Thank you.
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Ubuntu 18.04 crashes on suspend, sometimes randomly

I'm running 18.04 with kernel 4.15.0-36-generic on a Lenovo thinkpad carbon x1 4th generation and I've been having some very persistent and annoying crashes. They occur pretty reliably when I suspend ...
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Wireless Mouse stuttering/mouse recognized as a keyboard - Ubuntu 18.04.1 - Mouse Trust GXT 130 - Lenovo y580

I have a problem with my wireless mouse, from time to time it begin to stutter, it freezes for some ms, making annoying to use it. I've tried many things, some they seem to work, but the problem ...
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Low audio output on Lenovo laptop

My laptop's audio output is very low compared to Windows. If the volume percentage is 22~ there is no sound. I tried setting everything to max on alsamixer, but it does not make a difference. There ...
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Second Monitor not Displaying

I was working following a python tutorial using SDL and was running into a problem Could not initialize SDL : No available video device I followed the instruction here and it fixed my problem with ...
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lenovo 330s Ryzen error installing ubuntu 18.04

When i try to install ubuntu the screen freeze in black, but i could installed it with "noapic" and "idle=nowait", it instaled and, but when i try to open ubuntu it doesn´t open, the screen freeze in ...
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Lenovo p52 with Ubuntu 18.04 issues

I just received my new Lenovo p52 and I quickly installed the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on it but I have some issues. I will list them below: on screen lock I can't get it to unlock. Hard reset with the ...
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I installed Ubuntu on my DOS Lenovo Ideapad but the touchpad didn't worked and was also not showing up in input devices

I tried xinput but it didn't indicated my touchpad. I had tried all previous askubuntu questions but none of them worked.
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Ubuntu 18.04 freezes on Lenovo ideapad 100S

I recently got an ideapad 100s, the Celeron N3050 version. I decided to run Ubuntu on it and it works fine for some hours and then it's frozen. Nothing seems to affect it besides the power button. I ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Touchpad detection issue

I have seen this issue before on different forums and I understand Lenovo laptops aren't fully supported. However my touchpad sometimes works, I am a relatively new linux user, I first tried ubuntu 16....
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ThinkPad X1 Carbon (5th Gen, 2017) BIOS update: Canonical ahead of Lenovo?

As of yesterday, Ubuntu Software Center wants to upgrade the BIOS to version 0.1.35 while Lenovo is still only offering version 0.1.34. Compare and contrast Ubuntu Software Center with Lenovo How ...
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My right click is not working in 16.04

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 for the past two days.My right click is not working properly in touch pad.it is working fine with external mouse.Please anyone help me with this issues.
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Lenovo high temperatures and loud fan

i have Lenovo Y50-70 with Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS and problem with high temperatures and loud fan and fast empty battery This is not a problem in Windows i read this post , when i type sudo pwmconfig ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 lenovo ideapad 320 touchpad stops working after undefined time, is it about suspend?

The touch pad stops working after a time but if I suspend the touch pad works again and a small picture of a touch pad appears in the top right corner. I have checked with xinput and synclient (...
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My Lenovo G50-70 Laptop not saving BIOS, It's corrupted and I am unable to reboot it. What should I do?

My Lenovo G50-70 Laptop not saving BIOS, It's corrupted and I am unable to reboot it. What should I do? When I installed Ubuntu 17.10 my Lenovo G50-70 BIOS Corrupted and Now it's not saving BIOS EFI ...
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Lenovo laptop wifi not working

Lenovo laptop and the wifi is not working in the latest version 18.04 as it shows connected in the settings but neither the symbol is displayed nor the internet connection is there.
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cursor moves sideways on tap, libinput, Ubuntu 18.04, Lenovo y580

On my Lenovo y580, Ubuntu 18.04.1 with libinput 1.10.4. When I tap to click or, take my finger from the touch, the pointer moves slightly sideways. Does someone know how to adjust this? I've ...