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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 B590/ Ubuntu 12.04 / Keyboard and mouse don't work

I've a Lenovo B590 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Both the keyboard and mouse were doing well until yesterday when power cut off. Keyboard still works in DOS but it doesn't work when on Ubuntu and so ...
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Fn key & left CTRL key have been swapped! Ubuntu 13.10 & Lenovo L430

For a while I thought the Left CTRL key on this installation wasn't working, then I just realized that the FN key is performing all the Left CTRL functions. The Left CTRL though does not perform all ...
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disable prtscr+alt gr+e , accidentally killing session

when i press the key combination: altr gr + prtscr + e my session gets killed, either x or a tty. i discovered this by (repeated) accident... this was not an issue for me before. my current laptop ...
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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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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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Lenovo Ideapad S210

"Try without install" on 13.10 gives me a wonderful experience with the touchscreen (much better than windows8) but the mousepad and keyboard don't work!!! How can I fix this? I don't want to install ...
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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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Enable the keyboard backlights on supported Lenovo (e.g. Carbon X1) with command

Some Lenovo laptops have keyboard backlights, and they can be turned on using Fn + Space. There are three states: off, normal and bright. When I start Ubuntu, these laptops always default back to a ...
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236 views

Audacious with shortcuts in keyboard

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and audacious as audio player.I am using a lenovo G460 notebook.It has keys which can play music.They work with Amarok. But , I want to make them work with Audacious.Can anyone ...
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Lenovo e531 - Fn keys don't work properly

Although Fn + F1, F2 or F3 work well (they stand for audio volume), Fn + F5 or F6 don't. They should make the brightness of a display more and less, but instead they just make the brightness 0 and 10 ...
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Remap special keys on lenovo keyboard

i have the following problem: I have a lenovo keyboard with special buttons: 'Lock Desktop', 'My Documents', 'Word Processor', 'Spreadsheet', 'Calculator', 'E-mail', 'Internet'. showkey tells me ...
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Keyboard freezes and insert random letters Ubuntu 12.04 -12.10

I bought a Lenovo IdeaPad Y400 last week that comes with Windows 8. It worked fine but I hated it so I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and the problems started with the keyboard and touchpad. Every like 2 ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge Fn keys bios settings stop working after a while

I have Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420s. I have changed Fn key behaviors from bios so that F1,etc are defaults and media keys are only accessible with Fn key. I also made Fn key to work as toggle key and ...
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is there a key tracking software for ubuntu 12.04. Lenovo U400

my new computer has something weird on the keyboard. Lenovo U400 it jumps around a lot and i disabled trackpad while typing and did a bunch of stuff, but just jumps around a lot, but when i type slow, ...
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Key 'del' work like F12 on lenovo u300s [closed]

In the console when I press the Del button, I see ~. If I press Del button in browser, opens firebug..
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Disable XF86Back and XF86Forward (back/forward on Lenovo Thinkpad)

My Thinkpad R500 has back/forward keys just about the direction keys, so on Firefox I keep losing entered text, accidentally. How to disable these back/forward keys? Excerpt from xev: KeyPress ...