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When I booted the Lenovo 3000 Y500 using an Ubuntu 8.04 CD, the notebook ran fine from the Live CD. The keyboard and touchpad were detected and worked alright. The second time I booted from the Live CD, the touchpad and keyboard did not work at all. I could not type from the keypad but an external USB keyboard and a USB mouse worked fined. Is there anyway I can make the keypad and touchpad to work after installing Ubuntu or any other Linux distro? Any help would be appreciated.













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Answer:Ubuntu 8.04 or any Linux on Lenovo 3000 Y500

I guess I should have searched the forum before posting my question. The answer is provided in this post: Click this link for the solution. It  worked fine for Ubuntu 8.04 LTS. Thanks to the poster of the solution.

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Cnvertd those above to Ubuntu 14
Goes on line with Ethernet
Wireless set up eluding me
I have two other machines (Qoshiba) each with a Linux prop on/s and setting up wire less was straight forward --at most simply entering router authorisation code.
This machine with Ubunto 14 installed seems not work that way
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I just Install Ubuntu 16.04 On my B560 after a total crash upgrading to W10. Fantastic OS, superfast load and everything working smooth but a single small issue. It seems the CPU gets overheated. Not sure if cause the 4.4 version of the new Kernel or any other reason as power management in the mother board. I cant find Direct dowloads to Linux drivers. Have tried some searchs on the knowledge base but didnt found anything really helpfull. Any idea?, any links around? any information about where to find them.I know by the Ubuntu site that they partner with Lenovo and all Lenovo's shipping in India comes with Ubuntu Preinstalled instead of Windows ( a much better option i will say ). Any helps , post found, links etc will be much appreciated.

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I installed a WD Black 256G NVMe M.2 in my Legion Y520. Got Windows 10 installed in the SSD and Fedora 26 GNU/Linux in the HDD (1TB Seagate).  Everything is good in Windows. But when I use Fedora, the SSD, overheat badly (80-90C) and eventually shut itself down eventough it is not being used at all (it is not even mounted). This also happens in GRUB and ubuntu 16.04 (live USB). WD denied any support, they just say they are not optimized for Linux.

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I have a T42 coming my way. For my plans with this system, I can eliminate needing a spare hdd if I can simply run the linux VMWare w/ a Windows XP or Server 2003 image.

Right now, my plans were to be running XP Pro w/ VMWare XP/2003 image, and doing most of my work in the VMWare image(running FTP tasks, etc.) on the 40gb it comes with, and use a 20 for Ubuntu.
But, if I can run Ubuntu on the 40, and re-use the images I already have set up, I can save myself a lot of time and effort.
Does anyone know if a pre-existing image made on a Windows machine will transfer and operate properly if used in Linux's VMWare?
 

Answer:Want to move to Ubuntu Linux; do VMWare machines made in Windows work in Linux?

Yes. VM machines created in Windows will work fine in Linux vmware enivronment. And the vice versa is true as well.
 

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 Disclaimer:  This tutorial was written for absolute n00bs!  I mean the "I've never seen a command prompt/terminal before" or "What's Ubuntu?" kinda n00b.  For those experienced Linux users, my sincerest apologies.  The initial fix for my Lenovo sound problem worked until the next reboot.  When my pc booted into Ubuntu just after the fix the sound no longer worked.  I've found that putting the computer on standby and waking it up revives the sound, but plugging the headphones in won't cutoff the front speakers (once again).  At the end of this post I'll explain a simple way to mute the front speakers while keeping the headphones on.  Open your terminal.  This can be accomplished a number of ways, but if you have the latest Ubuntu installed you can find the terminal by going to: Applications>Accessories>Terminal  (The Applications dropdown is in the upper-right hand of your screen). Copy this code:  sudo nano /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-baseNow paste the code in your terminal by right-clicking in the terminal and selecting "Paste" from the dropdown menu.Don't try the Ctrl-c and Ctrl-v shortcuts here, it will not work.Once the code is pasted press your Return or Enter key.You will be prompted for your password. Make sure to type it slow and steady since you won't be able to see what you're typing while you type.Press EnterThis should open a small editing program within the TerminalNow scroll down within the Te... Read more

Answer:Linux (Ubuntu) Sound Problems Semi-Resolved for Lenovo 3000 Y410 - step by step (Realtek ALC262)

The files from the Realtek website seem to be nothing more than alsa driver version 1.0.16.  Most modern distros include version 1.0.17 already; and version 1.0.18 is almost ready for release.  Therefore, you could probably skip the download and install altogether, and just modify the version 1.0.17 module parameters (model=lenovo) and be done. Did the driver included in Ubuntu 8.04, using the model=lenovo option, fail on your hardware?

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Out of the box, Ubuntu and Linux Mint look very different. From colors and icons to the placement of launchers themselves, each distro offers a completely unique experience when compared to one another.

But perhaps the biggest difference between the two distributions is each one's overall direction. Ubuntu is attempting to become a jack of all trades, offering Ubuntu experiences for the desktop, Ubuntu TV and smartphones. Linux Mint on the other hand, is quite content in keeping its original mission of providing a great desktop experience.

For example, Mint offers a typical desktop experience when it comes to browsing your menu, locating installed software and browsing files. Ubuntu however, has sweetened the experience a bit by allowing the Unity desktop to provide a dock for frequently used application, in addition to being able to locate and launch software using the Unity Dash. The idea, of course, is that the Ubuntu approach is easier to navigate. Personally, I tend to disagree, but others seem to enjoy Ubuntu's approach.Click to expand...

Source & rest of article.
 

Answer:Linux Desktops: Ubuntu vs. Linux Mint

Out of those that I've tried, I would go Linux Mint, but some features I like in Ubuntu though.
 

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Hello people, i have a big problem,bought a brand new laptop few days ago its Lenovo y520 i7-7700hq/16gb rams and gtx 1050ti 4gb, and i cant play games at all,tried tom clancys the division i have 15-10 fps there and the rust on medium settings have big laggs i dont know what to do,tried to set my battery settings to high performance still the same thing...Please help.

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Everytime i charge my device to 100%The battery FULL CHARGE capacity seems to degrade a littleBtw, my laptop is only couple months oldThe battery report : https://drive.google.com/open?id=1XB2Xoj88xx1fXaV_vKE4J45g3Q0YUz8_

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Hi, I've recently bought this laptop and I'm already getting an error message upon booting up.This one: I have ran sfc /scannow in cmd: However, the error upon booting up still persists. What should I do next?  

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I got Lenovo Y520, and after installing Windows10 professional edition, and all of dirvers from Lenovo official website, I got some blurred screens like:  Is this normal? if not, how can I solve this?

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Im really on a pickle with this one.Basically long story short.. I start up Rocket League.. First 3 minutes of the match okay ( after restarting), and then the micro stutter happens.. Like in every 1.5 secs it will "freeze"and its annooying as hell. Tought i was only RL at the time. Turns out all the ohter games do so... Tried reinstalling windows, all of my drivers, did ram check, uninstalled Discord.Nothing seems to be working .. temps are normal.. (50 ish, Celcsius) Any ideas mates? Video of the stutter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIaWtL_YvII

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Hey all,  Just recently bought a Lenovo Y520 gaming laptop. Overall very satisified with it! Last week I added an SSD drive to it and decided to do a fresh reformat from the BIOS so the laptop would run at full power without any bloatware holding it back.  Did the reformat sucessfully, installed all drivers, and now the laptop is running perfectly, except for one thing.  Since the reformat, Wifi has been giving me constant problems. I've tried just about every solution available on the net but so far have had no luck. It's main issue is: when I go to power on the laptop after being turned off for an extended period of time (at least 8-10 hours), there's no wifi at all whatsoever. Windows doesn't detect my wifi at all, even under network adapters! I've downloaded the latest drivers directly from Lenovo and even took it one step further by getting direct drivers from intel themselves. In this condition, it only detects my ethernet port, so when I go to diagnose it, it doesn't consider Wifi an issue because it doesn't think it exists.  The ONLY solution to get Wifi to work for me is to restart the computer at least once, load up the BIOS, go to the Configurations tab and disable/re-enable Wireless Lan. After that, I boot it with the saved changes and boom, Wifi suddenly works again. Thing is, I shouldn't have to do this every time to get Wifi to work. Before the reformat, the Wifi was working absolutely fine with no issues whatso... Read more

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Hey guys, I just bought this computer today and I have encountered this problem. When I go to control panel -> display / dxdiag / AIDA64, I can only see Intel HD 630, but not my GTX 1050. I have tried reinstalling latest drivers and I changed the settings in NVIDIA control panel. I am using Windows 10 Pro. Thank you  













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Answer:Lenovo Y520 dedicated GPU not showing

Hi Adomce123, 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
Have you tried running dx diag with a high graphic application software running alongside?
 
The automatic switch from Intel to NVIDIA would happen when there is demand for it thus you were allowed to re install NVIDIA drivers and use the NVIDIA control setting since it was available in your system. This can also be checked in your device manager as well as lenovo diagnostics to confirm if the NVIDIA device if available.
 
Try going in the BIOS and verify options under Configuration Menu for graphic device to run on Discrete or UMA only as option. F10 to save setting before exit.
 
Update us how it goes.
 
Regards
 

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Hi, i see that these notebooks are in different categories, is there any difference between them? Im about to buy one and i wanna know more about it

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Hi, I have a Lenovo Y520 with Win10 Home, and the drivers of the touchpad are by Elan.I've noticed that if I want to scroll a page with two fingers during press the left button of the trackpad, this not work.For example, if I want to copy a text from a webpage, the steps to do are: 1) hold down the left button (or double click and press); 2) move the finger up or down.If I wanted to replace step 2) with "scroll with two fingers", what should I do?I tried to editing the registry keys in "Computer\HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-xxxxxx\Software\Elantech\SmartPad", but I don't know where to put my hands.Can someone help me?

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Solved: All i had to do was unplug my laptop whilst starting up the game. Seems to be working fine like that. Im really on a pickle with this one.Basically long story short.. I start up Rocket League.. First 3 minutes of the match okay ( after restarting), and then the micro stutter happens.. Like in every 1.5 secs it will "freeze"and its annooying as hell. Tought i was only RL at the time. Turns out all the ohter games do so... Tried reinstalling windows, all of my drivers, did ram check, uninstalled Discord.Nothing seems to be working .. temps are normal.. (50 ish, Celcsius) Any ideas mates? Video of the stutter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIaWtL_YvII

Answer:(Solved)Lenovo Y520 Micro stutter

Solved... Seems like only thing i had to do was unplug my laptop whilst starting the game.

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My lenovo legion Y520 touchpad isn't responding at all, it is working fine for the first 1-2 hours when i use it, then suddenly it stops working for no reason at all, it got fixed everytime i restart the laptop, but it's too troublesome when im doing some work, here's some weird thing :1. When i go to the setting, the touchpad didn't have any option available but the touchpad sensivity,2. On the device manager the ELAN pointing device is up and running3. On the mouse properties it also says that the smartpad is enabled, but it didn't respond, not even the left-click and the right-click4. Everything else is working normally, Fn+F6 shows that the touchpad is on or off but the touchpad isnt responding when it was turned onI tried googling but couldn't found any similar problems to mine, i hope some experts could help up, thanks in advance! Edit : Im currently using windows 10

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Hi, I'm thinking of buying a new laptop and am deciding to go with the lenovo y520 80WK004UMH.Before I want to buy the laptop, I want to know a few things: - Is in mine model an m.2 slot available for an SSD upgrade and is it available in every lenovo y520 model?- Does any upgrades void the warranty?- What do you think of the gtx 1050 4gb card? Is it good enough to run most modern games on it, I don't expect them to play everything at ultra mode, but I'm pretty satisfied to play most games 60 fps on medium to high.- Has the i7 7700HQ a huge benefit for increase in gaming performance or is the i5 7300HQ fine? And yes, the more you spend, the better you'll get, the more future proof your laptop is. I'm kinda short on money, so I won't be able to go over ?1000,00 euro's. Thank you! Best regards, TheClient 

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y520 laptopu ald?g?m hepsiburada.comda fotoraflar?nda klavye kirmizi i?ikli goster?yodu. fn+space ayp?yorum i?iklar yanmiyo acaba ald?g?m laptopda bu ozellik yokmu.tip:80WK seri noF0S700E cevap ver?rsen?z sev?n?r?m.
 


 
 
 
 


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y520 laptop ? have taken photos on hepsiburada.com show red light keyboard. fn + space I do not think it's burning. I have not got this feature on the laptop. Type: 80WK serial no F0S700E.
 
Mod edit:  Provided english translation.  If you have a better translation, please feel free to use it.

Answer:Lenovo Y520 KEYBOARD CLUTCH LIGHTS

y520 laptop ? have taken photos on hepsiburada.com show red light keyboard. fn + space I do not think it's burning. I have not got this feature on the laptop. Type: 80WK serial no F0S700E.
 
Mod edit:  Provided english translation.  If you have a better translation, please feel free to use it.

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y520 laptopu ald?g?m hepsiburada.comda fotoraflar?nda klavye kirmizi i?ikli goster?yodu. fn+space ayp?yorum i?iklar yanmiyo acaba ald?g?m laptopda bu ozellik yokmu.tip:80WK seri noF0S700E cevap ver?rsen?z sev?n?r?m.

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Durante la noche lo dej descargando una cosa mientras lo tena conectado a la corriente, al despertarme lo apagu y a medioda ya no responde, no se enciende ningn led y el botn de encendido no hace nada, qu puedo hacer?

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Hello, I'm an owner of Y520 that I bought less than a month ago and in the past few days, I have been experiencing a strange keyboard issue. At seemingly random times, several random keys will become completely unresponsive.The keys will work fine all day except for a few minutes here and there. For example, my 'e' 'g' 'h' '8' '9' and 'FN' keys just stopped working for about 3 minutes, now they are obviously working fine again. Sometimes it's for more than a few minutes and can be a nuisance.I've also noticed sometimes holding the key down for a while will fix it. I'm wondering if there's some sort of fix that I can try when this happens so that I don't have to take it to an authorized service center.Furthermore, I've noticed that there are more people having the same issue with the same keys as there are videos about it on Youtube. I bought my laptop in Europe but currently live in Canada so I am a bit worried if it is possible to find an authorized repair center. Thanks for any help.  

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like title says , will that void my guarantee ? , thank you

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Hello, I recently bought a lenovo y520 and every couple of days i get the warning ''Critical low battery'', even though the battery is fully chrarged and the charger is plug in. Any advice on how to fix this problem?

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Hi all, The laptop model is  y520 151BN  / 80WKI bought a cheap SSD called  -> Solid State Drive Intel E5400s, 120GB, M.2  I installed it in the laptop however BIOS or Windows 10 is unable to see it . Can you please let me know if this SSD is not compatible or what troubleshooting i could try ?

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So i bought this laptop about a month ago. All was fine untill few days ago. Now under any load (the less load, the more you hear it) - coolers make low db noise, its the similar noise as some PSU makes.What i want to know, how this cooler is named, so i can order another one and replace. Its annoying af :/

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Good morning! I was hoping someone might be able to give me the benefit of their experience(s) between these two wireless card options: Lenovo AC Wireless (1x1) vs. Lenovo AC Wireless (2x2). In configuring my specs for the model I'm considering, I was not given the option to change to (2x2), although both are "Lenovo AC Wireless" ( which I assume is ac wireless capability). Will I regret having to go with (1x1)--or will there be no significant slowdown or issues with this difference? Thank you for any information you can offer!

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Since i formated my pc ... the system Win 10 can't recognize  the video card 1050TI .looks like my system does not display the dedicated graphic card? My laptop would disable all external video cards leaving the one othe chipset working.?? please i need help

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Hi all,I've recently purchased a Lenovo Legion Y520 which had Windows 10 pre-installed on it.I wanted to install Linux on SDD as the main OS. I wanted to move windows installation from the SDD to HDD.So i backed up the windows partition with a third-party tool then formated the SDD completely including the recovery partition.I talked to merchant technical support and they told me that the license for windows is obtained with the motherboard serial but the recovery tool would guarantee restoring everything including driver updates & Lenovo useful softwares.I want to know where can i get an official image for the recovery partition in case i wanted to install windows again on the SDD without the previously created image.Thanks in advance.

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Regarding my issues here. I've the Lenovo Legion Y520 i5 4gb ram 1tb hard disk gtx 1050. Its start when i was surfing the net, and it stuck and i have to force shut down it. Second it happened during idle. It just freezing and i have to force shut down it again and up until now it keep on freezing during boot up (lenovo y logo). Even when i was trying to go to system recovery and it stuck there too. I just can access to bios menu only. Trying to start it to the windows menu is impossible. Really disappoint in this product, i only had it for 3 months and it acting up like this. And its my first lenovo product. 

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I attempted to install the new Y520 BIOS release in hopes of addressing recurrent wake-from-sleep issues. The "System Update" function in Lenovo Vantage shows "BIOS update - 10 [64] V.4KCN41WW" but will not install it. The resulting message is "Failed installed on 1/25/2018 at 6:40 PM".

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Greetings, Since installing a Plextor M8Pe 128 GB m.2 PCI-E Gen3x4 SSD on the Y520, I have been experiencing random stuttering and freezes in both games and general usage. Even with light tasks, such as playing music, there are random freezes with cracking / popping sounds. Both the Y520 and the SSD appear to be healthy. The Y520 did have the motherboard and display replaced under warranty and the service centre now claims there is no hardware fault. The BIOS is set to UEFI and AHCI, as the Windows 10 setup was not detecting the SSD with the default Intel RST Premium setting. Any suggestions are welcome. Thank you.

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I have been using my Lenovo y520 for several months with general use purposes. I always gently remove and insert the ethernet port yet recently I have noticed that the ethernet ports sping lock mechanism has been very loose and now the ethernet cables just seem to hang loose and sometimes even fall out. I am woundering if this is a fixable problem? Any help is appreciated.

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I updated the BIOS yesterday and after using it today, i realised that the laptop was heating up, even though i wasn't playing any games. Just watching some videos on youtube using Microsoft Edge. The bottom side of the laptop, the one below the keyboard, felt hotter than usual. Same for the part right above the fan, one where the power button is. Never had an issue before the update as it never used to get hot enough for me to feel it unless I was playing a heavy game. It only gets better if I use the extreme cooling feature, but that shouldn't be the case for regular browsing. Could this BIOS update be the reason for my laptop heating up? Please help. 

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Question: Linux/Ubuntu

Hi all. Without burning a few dvd's I want to ask anyone if they know of which OS let's you put the desktop icons in the quick launch/taskbar ? Also changes the wallpaper on a start up? Have tried Linux Mint, Ubuntu 15.04 and some others. A while back I had Xubuntu 12.4 that was fine for me until I did all the updating. I also tried to use Cortina, Wally, can't remember the other guy. Couldn't get either one to work. Don't do too much on the computer- no playing games- just go to besthomepageever to catch up on the news, then off to your site to see if anyone has the kind of trouble I get fooling around with this computer. Thanks to all for your help. Frank
 

Answer:Linux/Ubuntu

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Hi all. Without burning a few dvd's I want to ask anyone if they know of which OS let's you put the desktop icons in the quick launch/taskbar ? Also changes the wallpaper on a start up? Have tried Linux Mint, Ubuntu 15.04 and some others. A while back I had Xubuntu 12.4 that was fine for me until I did all the updating. I also tried to use Cortina, Wally, can't remember the other guy. Couldn't get either one to work. Don't do too much on the computer- no playing games- just go to besthomepageever to catch up on the news, then off to your site to see if anyone has the kind of trouble I get fooling around with this computer. Thanks to all for your help. FrankClick to expand...

Not sure exactly what you mean by quick launch/taskbar, as not every distro has one, but those that do have one will allow you to add icons of your choosing to the launcher/dock. But even distros that do NOT have one will allow you to add one of your choosing, such as Cairo Dock, AWN (Avant Window Navigator), Plank, etc...

If you're looking to pin icons to your desktop for easy access/quick launch (like WinXP or Win7), pretty much any distro will allow that with a right click and "pin to desktop" option, nearly identical to Windows functionality. I have been a hard-core full-time Linux user since 2009 and I have never heard of Cortina or Wally, so I can only conclude they were obscure and poorly supp... Read more

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Question: Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu Linux installation on Acer Aspire Cloudbook 11 The Ubuntu system download is free. Because of the limited amount of disk storage, installation alopngside Microsoft Windows may not be practical. Installation requires these steps: Download ISO file from Ubuntu website.Create a ?startup disk? on a USB stick or SD card, 2GB+ (this small laptop has no CD-ROM drive) using Startup Disk Creator if you have an Ubuntu system already, or if not download appropriate software for your system from the internet.Turn on the Acer and call up the BIOS when the ?Acer ? Explore beyond limits? screen appears.Navigate using keys listed at the bottom.Use the right arrow to highlight the ?Boot? menu, then the down arrow to highllight ?USB HDD?. Then press F6 until this is the first item on the list, then press F10. The computer will turn off and on again. Press F2 again to return to the BIOS screen.Highlight the ?Main? menu, press enter, then change the touchpad type from ?Advanced? to ?Basic? and exit the BIOS.Insert the Startup USB disk (memory stick) and install Ubuntu.After installing, shut down the system.Having completely removed Windows, to boot after installation return to the BIOS screen, navigate to ?Security?, go to ?Select an UEFI file as trusted for executing?, and select shimx64.efi from the list that appears. Press F10. You should now have a system that is reliable, includes wordprocessing and other office software, inte... Read more

Answer:Ubuntu Linux

>>>You should now have a system that is reliable>>> Thank you for the tutorial. But what if the unexpected happens? How would you recommend recovering Windows to its factory-installed state. Jack E/NJ

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Question: Linux-Ubuntu 9.04

I have Linux Ubuntu 9.04 installed on my computer. I put in the Installation CD-ROM and cannot get it to open for installing the network connections to the internet. On WindowsXP it opens automatically.

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Answer:Linux-Ubuntu 9.04

Is it wireless or wired?
 

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Question: Linux (Ubuntu)

Does anybody here use some form of Linux? I have always been interested in Linux. I have downloaded Ubuntu before and never really gave it a try. I don't know much about Linux and want to learn. I have downloaded Ubuntu 11.10 and don't know where to begin. I'm reading all about the kernel, shell, file structure etc. (its like studying for A+ again ). I know security isn't as big as an issue and an antivirus wouldn't be as big of a deal, but does it have a firewall? I heard something about it having IP tables?
Does anyone know any good resources to get me started? Do you use Linux, why?
Why would anyone use Linux over Windows apart from it being more secure and free?
 

Answer:Linux (Ubuntu)

because;
Linux lightweight, does not need that much ram
I use ubuntu 11.10, in the old laptop with only 1.5 GB of ram. it does not lag at all, very responsive.
I've even tried it on a VM, with 512MB ram, not slow.

I use ubuntu, just for browsing (sometimes)
I dual-booted ubuntu with windows 7 (on the old laptop)

hopefully will be helpful for you.
resources for you (you can read it):
http://www.wikihow.com/Learn-to-Use-Linux
http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/3409/beginning-to-learn-unix-and-linux
http://www.pcworld.com/article/119360/free_agent_how_you_can_get_started_with_linux.html
 

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Question: linux ubuntu to xp

Hi Folks, Lets start by saying I am a complete nerd with computers so simple answers would be the best, I can follow instructions. I have just bought an Acer Aspire one aoa150 from a friend, it has Linux Ubuntu installed on it but it looks like it originally had windows xp installed on it has it has windows keycode on the bottom of it, the battery is not charging correctly only lasts for about 15 minutes when fully charged and charges to full power in about 10 minutes I know I might have to buy a new battery, I have read numerous accounts about this problem and it seems that it could be that it needs the a BIOS upgrade but the upgrade looks like it is a windows upgrade, so I would like to change it back to xp, looked all over the internet for answers but there are so many conflicting and convoluted views on how to do this. I am totally lost. Please help if you can. Thanks very much
 

Answer:linux ubuntu to xp

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Question: linux ubuntu

Trying out ubuntu 9.10. After I download 159 updates with update manager and install them I keep getting told I'm using wrong user name and password. This has happened 3 times and I keep having to reinstall the system. Any ideas????

Answer:linux ubuntu

OK, this is how you reset a password in Ubuntu.click hereIf you can't understand it, or need further help, please come back and let me know.

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Question: Linux Ubuntu

Downloaded Ubuntu to my Laptop and am trying to make a bootable cd to load on my new desktop. brand new build and need to add OS to start using. I dont have a Microsft office disk so I am going this route. So how do I make a bootable disk and more so what file do i need to find as the boot image? I dont have a 1.44 floppy disk so that option is out.

Answer:Linux Ubuntu

You downloaded an .iso file, right?  You need to burn it to CD but it needs to be burned in a specific way that expands/extracts the image so you have usable files on your disc.  In other words, some popular burning programs such as Nero may not work.  I suggest ImgBurn for this.

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Question: Ubuntu Linux

Hell there,A lot of my freinds have Ubuntu Linux and i was thinking about getting it myself, just out of curiosity really. So heres my question, i already have vista installed, can i run both?Thanks!

Answer:Ubuntu Linux

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The ubuntu and linux os just like window xp, if not what is it?

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Question: Linux Ubuntu

Hi after installing Linux Ubuntu I now want to delete it from the hard drive.I have goggled for advice but I think a new install using Samsung Recovery Restore and wipe the drive clean. I want to Continue with Ubuntu and I was thinking of buying a mini external HD.Can any one see a problem with this method?Reason for the uninstall I had a problem with Ubuntu and decided to reinstall using the same DVD. I now have 1&2 Ubuntu two different Desktops and its messed up the wireless connection ok when hard wired.I could ask on the Ubuntu site but I prefer PCA for advice.

Answer:Linux Ubuntu

When you install Ubuntu you can tell it to use the whole HD and reformat it.

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Just wondering how to get a custom login screen on ubuntu, hoping for something like mandrake linux, using a penguin.
 

Answer:Linux help! (Ubuntu)

I want to do this because penguins rock.
 

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Question: Linux (Ubuntu)

I am going to begin toying around with Ubuntu via ISO. Any comments about pros and cons relative to my potential exodus to Linux will be much appreciated. My biggest concern is whether I can still use Linksys for my wireless internet software while on Linux.

What AV's and other security software options do I have with Ubuntu? Behavior blockers? Sandboxie? Is any worth while security product supported by Ubuntu?
 

Answer:Linux (Ubuntu)

ZOU1 said:

I am going to begin toying around with Ubuntu via ISO. Any comments about pros and cons relative to my potential exodus to Linux will be much appreciated. My biggest concern is whether I can still use Linksys for my wireless internet software while on Linux.

What AV's and other security software options do I have with Ubuntu? Behavior blockers? Sandboxie? Is any worth while security product supported by Ubuntu?Click to expand...

I've Ubuntu 12.04 installed on a stand alone machine. Although it's not connected up to the internet, I was able to find out all the info I needed to do so on their very active and helpful Community forum.

I use this machine as a tester. I also install Ubuntu onto anyone's computer whose product key fails to pass muster with microsoft, and again, any problems with internet etc., I go to the Community forum.

I put my hands up and admit I haven't any protection on this computer, so I cannot offer any opinions on av's etc.
 

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I'm trying to extract the video from my camcorder via Firewire, in LiVES. When I do, I get this error message, and I don't know what it means.

Is ieee1394, driver, and raw1394 loaded?Click to expand...
 

Answer:LiVES on Linux (Ubuntu)

ieee1394 = Firewire so the error message is about missing the software to recognize the firewire connection.
 

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OK guys what should i go with with an old pc i got layin around, windows 2000 or Ubuntu Linux? ANy ideas?
 

Answer:Windows 2k? OR Ubuntu LINUX?

According to your last thread, you were going to experiment with Linux

I suppose you could put them both on there.
 

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Tried to run ubuntu linux from the live cd as wanted to see if I could "find"a lost drive it halted part way through and am now unable to boot PC.Was running windoews XP,drives spin up but doesnt get to BIOS screen just emits a regular single beep.Reset CMOS but this made no difference.All advice welcome thanks in advance.

Answer:Has Ubuntu Linux offed my PC

yes it might have done have you got a recovery cd or windows xp cd try and boot from those to see if your pc will come up. not sure about the single beep you should check with the mother board manufacture about that. how old is the mother board.

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how do i turn down fan noise on ubuntu ??
 

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I have windows 7 and Linux ubunto (with 2.5 and 2.6 kernal)

how can I choose which OS to start with automatically.

now at the startup a black screen appear where to choose from these OS but ubuntu is started automatically if I choose nothing.
 

Answer:windows 7 and linux ubuntu

I tried
sudo gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst
but it ask for password and after that I can not type anything in the terminal

I put the problem in Linux form since the boot part is from linux
 

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For those who like to play around with Linux Ubuntu, and Kubuntu 14.4 are out in both 32 and 64 bit modes. Loading the 64 bit mode into VMWare 10 Workstation at this time. . .enjoy.

Answer:Ubuntu 14.4 Linux is on the street

Ubuntu lost me as a user since they started that Unity - yukk. I converted to Mint Mate and am very happy with it. Even the Gnome3 versions of Mint are better.

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We are trying to set up email with my wife's new Asus EE which had TBird installed as the email software. If we choose POP as the connection then the incoming server address (tiscali)is rejected. If we choose IMAP then we can complete the wizard but "cannot find server" appears. I suspect it is a Linux thing that I do not know enough about. Anyone else got any thoughts please.

Answer:Thunderbird and Ubuntu Linux

Tried POP and got through wizard without error message until the end when I am told "cannot connect to server pop3.tiscali.co.uk" and "cannot find click here"

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For those who like to play around with Linux Ubuntu, and Kubuntu 14.4 are out in both 32 and 64 bit modes. Loading the 64 bit mode into VMWare 10 Workstation at this time. . .enjoy.

Answer:Ubuntu 14.4 Linux is on the street

Ubuntu lost me as a user since they started that Unity - yukk. I converted to Mint Mate and am very happy with it. Even the Gnome3 versions of Mint are better.

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Next LTS is coming out Apr 29
 

Answer:Ubuntu Linux 10.04 is (coming) out

This is a long term release.
 

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Hey Guys,I'm presently a Toshiba user that's looking to go to change my Satellite P20 for a Lenovo IdeaPad Y710, and I would like to know, are their problems with Linux on the Y710? Can the video card, webcam, wireless network card, and sound card all work as well as they do in Vista in Linux?

Answer:Ubuntu Linux on Y710

Hi, man =)As far as known here, there were some successful Ubuntu installations on Y510. Also it is konwn at the moment that all drivers except videocard (ATI graphics) are the same for Y510 and Y710. So it seems to be OK to install Linux on Y710 - so far nobody reported about any problems with hardware on Linux. Oh, except inverted camera, but this one was solved somehow.HTHGL





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For those who like to play around with Linux Ubuntu, and Kubuntu 14.4 are out in both 32 and 64 bit modes. Loading the 64 bit mode into VMWare 10 Workstation at this time. . .enjoy.

Answer:Linux ubuntu 14.4 is on the street

I like Debian (Gnome) myself but thanks for this

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Just thought I'd post some of my impressions from a week or so of use of my new SL400.  I have moved from the vaunted T line (T-42 to be exact) to the much maligned SL line.  Honestly, so far I'm giving my vote to the SL-400, except for two things that feel a bit wonky, but I'm getting used to.  The first is the keyboard.  Feel is outstanding, but the relocation of the 6 key home/end/delete/insert/pgup/pgdn keys is a bad idea.  The modern up down layout that many regular keyboards have is bothersome enough, but to move page up page down to the cursor pad, when CTRL-Page up Alt-Page dn combos are common show a total lack of forethought.  Pressing CTRL-PgDn used to be thumb on right CTRL, middle finger on pgup/dn and go.  I'm getting used to the odd placement, but I don't have to like it. The second "quirk" is in no way Lenovo's fault because I'm running linux and some things are still a little bit wonky there, like the vol keys not working, suspend sometimes being a suspend of death etc... The things I DO like about this laptop are many.  The dual core 1.8GHz Core2Duo CPU is very very fast and responsive.  I can compile two mpeg video streams (niced of course) while doing other stuff, and the cpus are maxed out, and the internal temp is still max 53C or so, sometimes in the high 40s. It took a bit of fiddling to get working graphics and networking, but again, I'm using a nearly new chipset in both areas here. I'm... Read more

Answer:SL 400 First Impressions. (p.s. I run ubuntu linux)

I'm planning on running ubuntu on my sl300 if it ever gets here as well.  You got the graphics working, did you have to take any odd steps?  Try opengl/compiz yet? How's performance?   forum higher-ups take note and forward to lenovo: windows license is a waste on people like us who buy lenovos for their quality, i know your hands are tied by microsoft antitrust stuff.. but if you have to ship with an operating system, I'd pay $20 or something for freedos preinstalled instead of the windows tax, and you won't have to support it like a linux distribution.





Lenovo SL300 Ownerearning an MSECE at GATech, with undergrad in BME.

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Win 7/Win XP/Ubuntu Linux Tri-boot

I have a PC that is currently a dual boot between Windows 7 Ultimate and Ubuntu Linux 8.04 (Hardy Heron). The two operating systems are on separate physical drives. Ubunutu is on the PC?s original 250 gig drive (the primary) and Win 7 is on a 1 TB Seagate internal drive that I added later (the slave).

I already discussed dual booting with Ubuntu and Win 7 on a Linux forum. I installed each OS completely independently of the other. I installed Ubuntu first without the other drive installed. I later disconnected the 250 GB primary drive and installed Windows 7 to the 1 TB drive as if Ubuntu were not even present on the PC. Later I reconnected and edited a file known as menu.lst in Ubuntu?s feature known as ?Grub?. Grub looks at the file and gives me the choice of Windows 7 or Ubuntu when I boot up.

Now it?s a long story, but I need to add Windows XP to my choices. I?m told on the Ubuntu forum that I can temporarily disconnect the Ubuntu drive and set up XP on the 1 TB drive as a dual boot with Bootloader handling the choice between Win 7 and XP. The idea is to get it running right and later reconnect the Ubuntu drive. Grub will give me the choice between Ubuntu and Windows; then if I choose Windows, Bootloader will give me the choice between Win 7 and XP. I could live with that.

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Answer:Win 7/Win XP/Ubuntu Linux Tri-boot

Tom, I think the answer to your question is on the first sentence of the Tutorial how to load the SATA drivers: "When you install Win XP, setup can not find your Hard Drive."

So, if setup can find your HD, you should be good to go.

One remark: installing XP after Windows 7 is a bit more complicated, you will have to repair Windows 7 boot file to add XP. You have mentioned the tutorial, so you shoudl be good to go. I just highlight it since it can be a stumbling block.

Regarding the floppy disk thing, from what I know it is XP's idiosyncrasy, it doesn't allow drivers to be loaded with USB drives. It is from a time there were no USB drives...

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Hello, i have one question. I want to install Ubuntu on my u400. Can I format disk, install ubuntu and work on it? but what if i wish to come back to Windows7? can i just press Recorvery button and install W7 as before? Will be there any problems with files format etc?

Answer:u400 + Linux UBUNTU

You should create a set of recovery discs before you install Ubuntu or alter any of the partition sizes because afterwards the one key recovery will not work; please refer to the top stickied thread in this board for more information.

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