Brand of laptop computers originally designed, manufactured and sold by IBM and now owned by Lenovo.

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thinkpad X61 tablet touch not working (14.04)

I recently installed ubuntu on my thinkpad x61 tablet and so far I love it. But there is no touch. On windows 8.1 the touch was not working until I updated the display driver but I don't know how ...
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tp_smapi on the Lenevo Thinkpad T440p (or just battery thresholding)

I'm trying to get the tp_smapi module working on my Thinkpad T440p for battery thresholding with tlp. However, when I run sudo tlp-stat -b it returns tp-smapi = inactive (kernel module 'tp_smapi' ...
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Special keys shortcuts Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga S1

I've bought a Thinkpad Yoga 12 S1 that runs quite well with Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 but when I try to define special shortcuts where it seems Ubuntu doesn't see them the same depending on whether I use ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 + Thinkpad T510 + Xmgrace -> mysterious system freeze

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my Thinkpad T510 and planning on running simulation related work. The system works really nice until I try to use xmgrace to plot few *.xvg data files (see ...
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Applications unreliably gaining focus on mouse click in Kubuntu 15.04

I recently upgraded to Kunbutu 15.04 and am having a problem where windows are not reliably gaining focus when I click on them. For instance, when switching to using PyDev, I often need to click ...
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Cannot use monitor plugged into dock with Thinkpad t440p on Ubuntu 15.04

This question also covers other graphics problems I've been experiencing. The Thinkpad t440p is certified for Ubuntu, but appears to have major problems after I upgraded it from 14.10 to 15.04 ...
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How to remap Back and Forward key on a Lenovo ThinkPad T420?

I used to have a Lenovo N500, in this laptop the PgUp and PgDn keys are next to the Up/Down/Left/Right keys. Now I have a Lenovo T420 and the keys next to Up/Down/Left/Right are Back and Forward. I ...
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Sound problem with ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo's Thinkpad Edge E540

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Thinkpad Edge E540 laptop. I have problem with sound. When I play music, the sound is too noisy (before I install Ubuntu, I had Windows 7 on my laptop and sound ...
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External monitor not working after docking

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on my T450s (Intel graphics card) with kernel 4.0.8. I originally updated the kernel to be able to use two external monitors with my ultra dock. Now, when I dock my running ...
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Locked black screen after upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10 [duplicate]

I have just done the upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10. After restarting i get a black screen, with the cursor blanking, but i cant type anything on the screen. I am using Think-pad T400. How should i ...
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Unable to load tp_smapi on Thinkpad w541

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad w541 with Haswell Procesor (i7-4810MQ ). I am unable to load the a Thinkpad module for battery improvement. joselugo@joselugo:~$ sudo tlp-stat -b --- TLP 0.7 ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Thinkpad X1 TouchPad not working and Super logs me out

My TouchPad on my Thinkpad X1 is not working. The Super key also logs me out. It seems to crash my gnome desktop environment. When I log in again, it's a fresh session. My terminal is blank. This ...
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How to enable multitouch for touchpad and touchscreen on ThinkPad X1 Carbon 3rd gen?

How to enable multitouch for touchpad and touchscreen? I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet on a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 3rd gen (Touch) 2015. What does work: Fn+ buttons works out of the box – ...
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Please help: laptop getting very hot

In the last few days I have experimented with Linux distributions. With every distribution my laptop gets very hot. At the moment I am using Ubuntu Mate. How could I solve this problem? I use a ...
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How can I make my trackpoint even more sensitive, so it moves faster with a light touch?

I already have my trackpoint set to maximum sensitivity via this method. I still find that I want it to be more sensitive, ie, that it will move quicker when I lightly push it. How can I ...
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ThinkPad T510 14.04 Server LTS x64 No WiFi after installation

I've been having trouble with the wireless card while installing 14.04 Server LTS x64 on my Lenovo ThinkPad T510. I'm familiar with Linux but I am no power user. I'm installing from a USB drive. ...
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Installing Server over Old R50e lenovo thinkpad

Tried several distribution starting on 6.10 which gave me an error: Unknown Interrupt or fault at EIP 00000060. Than went to 10.04: Got stuck every time tried to download from a mirror. Then finally ...
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Dell vs Lenovo trackpoint/nipple/trackstick mouse drivers?

I have a Dell Latitude 6 series, 3rd gen, with a trackpoint. In windows, it feels great. In linux, it feels kind of shitty. The best way I can describe it is that it is too easy to move it in a ...
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Sudo alsa force-reload not working and no sound

I can't use sudo alsa force-reload, I just get command not found. I'm trying to fix this dummy output no audio issue. Alsa is installed, I tried reinstalling it too. I'm on Debian 8. Alsamixer ...
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Having difficulty installing Ubuntu 14.04 on my old Ibm Thinkpad T43

While trying to install ubuntu 14.04 on my old Ibm Thinkpad T43 it can freeze anytime from the Ubuntu logo screen right up to the installing of the file screens. One time while running the live trial ...
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Maximum RAM for my Ubuntu and laptop? [duplicate]

My laptop is Thinkpad T400, and running 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04. I wonder if there is no limit of the RAM size that I can use in my laptop? Now I am running Windows 8.1 in VirtualBox, which takes 2GB ...
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Touchpad scroll not working in Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 15

I recently bought the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 15 (2015 edition). I dual booted Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside pre-installed Windows 8.1. Everything works great except the touch pad scroll. I want to make ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Thinkpad T440s Integrated webcam not detected

I am hoping someone can help me in figuring out how to get my integrated webcam to work, it's really frustrating, if I haven't included information that would be helpful for debugging this, please, ...
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Dedicated Trackpoint buttons don't work correctly

Setup: Lenovo W541, Ubuntu 14.04 Problem: The (hardware, not software) buttons above my touchpad don't work correctly. Left and right click seem to work like the up and down arrow keys, scrolling a ...
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thinkpad t420s, ubuntu 14.04, flickering screen and auto power down a few seconds later

This time, I was visiting flash video site with google chrome. Suddenly, the screen become flickering and then auto power down a few seconds later. This happens a few times, especially when play ...
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How to install kubuntu on Lenovo thinkpad e555

I have been trying to install Kubuntu 15.04 on Lenovo ThinkPad E555. I have created /, /home and /boot partition but as soon as I install it, it doesn't show up on boot screen (it only shows Windows ...
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Disabling trackpad but still want to use trackpoint on Thinkpad E550

I've been searching but I can't seem to find a way to disable the trackpad on my Thinkpad E550. There isn't even an option to turn it off whilst typing which makes doing so extremely difficult. Is ...
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Cannot reassign XF86Back and XF86Forward keys

I have thinkpad laptop with annoying back/forward keys near the arrow keys. I often press them by mistake, which leads to text losses while typing in browser. In other DEs (mate, xfce etc.) I usually ...
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Laptop freezes unexpectedly

I have a Lenovo T540p laptop with ubuntu 14.04. I have been using it for about 2 weeks and it froze 4 times (3 times with dark screens and 1 time with the same screen I was working with) After ...
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Suddenly unable to boot from Ubuntu Live USB,

I see there are several similar questions on here, but none exactly matches the problem I think. I created a bootable USB of Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04, via unetbootin, on OS X. The USB live session ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad E540 Touchpad only works as mousclick for the trackpoint

i have an Installation of xubuntu 14.04, and i dont know how but i cant use my touchpad anymore or at least it just works as an mousclick. Under Windows it works fine, so it must be a driver problem. ...
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Problem with xrandr rotation inverted

I have a lenovo x230t and have recently begun to retry with getting my screen rotation to work properly. I've been using the following: https://github.com/martin-ueding/thinkpad-scripts. But calling ...
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Can't boot Lenovo laptop (v570) after installing Ubuntu

No, this is not a 'I want to boot Windows after installing Ubuntu' question, I installed Ubuntu, fully wiping everything, every default settings, but now it won't get past BIOS. It just gets stuck ...
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T450s trackpoint _and_ touchpad support

Following the instructions posted in [1] i was able to get my trackpoint buttons working on ubuntu 15.04 Unfortunately that disabled the touchpad gestures (like 2 finger swiping). How do i bring ...
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T450s doesn't see m.2 drive from Nautilus file manager

I'm running Windows on an M.2 drive and Linux on the main drive, but I'm not seeing the Windows drive when in Ubuntu (14.04.2, 4.0 kernel). On my older computer (T440s) it shows up under Devices in ...
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Is it possible to turn off Thinkpad dead battery led indicator?

I have old Thinkpad T61 with ubuntu 14.04LTS. Battery is completely dead (orange light is blinking all the time). But I don't want to replace it. I would like to turn off that indicator? Can it be ...
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Thinkpad L450 Webcam not working

I've installed ubuntu 15.04 on my new Thinkpad L450. So far everything is working. But the Webcam does not seem to work, it is not recognized, e. g. by cheese. $ lsusb Bus 003 Device 002: ID ...
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Relation between thinkpad-acpi and tp_smapi?

In my 14.04 on T400 laptop, what are the relation between the two modules thinkpad-acpi and tp_smapi? Are they both drivers for the power devices? thinkpad-acpi is said to be driver. So is tp_smapi? ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 fails to boot after updates are installed

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on my new Lenovo Thinkpad T450s. It worked for some 3 weeks, I could also install updates without problems. But 10 days ago, after installing updates, Ubuntu failed ...
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How to use Thinkpad X60 Tablet (wacom drivers) pen drawing and screen rotation

I just installed Lubuntu on my Thinkpad X60 Tablet, and so far it's been good. But I have no idea how to get the pen and the screen to work for drawing. The same is with the screen buttons and screen ...
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Boot problems with Ubuntu 14.04 in ThinkPad T450s

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in a ThinkPad T450s and I cannot boot in the normal way. Some sites recommend changing the Secure Boot options, and while this works for the first time, if I tried to boot ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 will not boot after upgrade! [duplicate]

IBM ThinkPad, T43, Type 2686 (ATI video according to specs)... Running fine since 14.04 install. After 15.04 upgrade, stops boot (or appears to have "hung up") after some disk activity. Have tried ...
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Thinkpad X1 Carbon (3rd Gen, 2015) Wifi Speed in Ubuntu 15.04

I just picked up a Thinkpad X1 Carbon, 3rd Generation and installed Ubuntu 15.04. Everything I've tried seems to be working just fine, aside from the wifi. Initially, it does not really work at all. ...
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My Lenovo Thinkpad T61 will not connect to the internet

I have a Lenovo thinkpad t61 with the 4695gn wifi card, my problem is my laptop wont connect to the internet even tho it lists all the wifi ssds that it can connect to and aswell it will keep asking ...
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How to make ClickButtons work without affecting the Touchpad (X1C)

There's a simple way to enable the ClickButtons on a Lenovo X1 Carbon that I already found here: http://askubuntu.com/a/599831/167365 echo "options psmouse proto=imps" > ...
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Fan not working on Thinkpad T440s (Ubuntu 14.04)

When I run the 'sensors' command in terminal, I get this: acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +55.0°C (crit = +200.0°C) coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Physical id 0: ...
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Is there a way to enable tap to click for the Thinkpad trackpoint using systemd in 15.04?

Is there a way to enable tap to click for the Thinkpad trackpoint using systemd in 15.04? I know sensitivity can be adjusted, but I have not seen a way to enable tap to click. There's instructions ...
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Wireless interface become disabled

My internal intel wireless adapter (Intel PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN [Shiloh], and logical name: wlan0) sometimes stops working, and I have to restart Ubuntu so that it will work again. My laptop is ...
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Thinkpad Extra Buttons above touchpad enable left middle right

today i bought ThinkPad L450, wiped whole windows, installed ubuntu and woah extra touchapd buttons works as scrolling on page left scrolls up, right scrolls down and middle dont know... Is there any ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 slow on Thinkpad X200 Ext4 and NTFS

I have a Thinkpad X200 that seems to load programs slowly, but operates fine once each application is up. The operating system is Ubuntu 14.04 (on a dual boot from Windows 7), and I've partitioned ...