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

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ThinkPad T450s Wireless interface not detected when installing Ubuntu 16.04 mini.iso

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Mate minimal installation using the Ubuntu 16.04 mini.iso on my ThinkPad T450s. I was able to do so on my T60, but I'm running into network config issues on this machine. ...
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Problems installing and booting 16.04 on new laptop

I have a brand new, out of the box Lenovo Thinkpad 11e. I've installed 16.04 LTS using a USB, though I had to do this via the desktop of the 'try Ubuntu without installing' option as the screen would ...
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Can't install Ubuntu Minimal on ThinkPad T450s

I'm trying to install 16.04 Ubuntu Mate using the mini.iso on a ThinkPad T450s. However, when I get to the initial menu and select "install", the screen goes black without any further activity. The ...
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Second resume failed on thinkpad L460 ubuntu 14.04

Second resume always fails (screen flashes a bit and then goes dark), even though first resumes seems alright. How can I deal with it?
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Fail to install 16.04 on ThinkPad X1 Carbon 3

All I am trying to install 16.04 on my X1C gen3, using an USB stick. But it always stuck at boot with a blank screen. My X1C hardware are below, I want to know, if 16.04 support this hardware? ...
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The “Turn screen off after X minutes” not working well in 16.04

This is a problem I remember from back in the 10 series of Ubuntu, but it's back in 16.04: When I set the screen to turn off after, let's say, 2 minutes it works for a while but then it doesn't turn ...
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How do I get my Fn key to work on a Thinkpad T430s?

I have installed 16.04 on t430s laptop. FN key is not working, which means that none of the FN key-combos work. (e.g. FN+F8 should decrese screen brightness. running xev in terminal shows that ...
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Lenovo X1 Carbon 3rd gen 2BS hangs randomly

All I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my X1 Carbon(20BS), but I found it hangs randomly. Usually, there are some "System program problem detected" windows when I log in. Each time with different system ...
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Since last update I have annoying problem with scrolling on touchpad 16.04

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on ThinkPad T440s and since last Update (which was also the first after installing this version), I'm experiencing annoying "jump-to-up"s when I try to scroll with two ...
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Freeze after closing lid. Suspend with pm-suspend works fine: Ubuntu 14.04 on Thinkpad T460s

When I call pm-suspend from a terminal, it works fine. But when I close the lid (on battery, which should suspend the system) and reopen it, the system freezes and the CPU spins a lot. By the way, I'm ...
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[TLP]-error: “tp-smapi = inactive (kernel module 'tp_smapi' not installed)” on thinkpad t460s

when I ask tlp for my battery status via sudo tlp stat -b I get the following status: +++ ThinkPad Extended Battery Functions tp-smapi = inactive (kernel module 'tp_smapi' not installed) tpacpi-...
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Thinkpad kernel panic when wifi switch enabled

I have a Thinkpad T410 laptop that I hadn't used in a while. I tried to install Ubuntu on it but the computer would freeze during install and the caps lock key would flash. I looked this up and found ...
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ThinkPad T430 Linux

Forgive me if this is a question that has been asked many times before. I am a complete newbie when it comes to Ubuntu, or Linux for that matter. I just received a ThinkPad T430 without an operating ...
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brightness key not working after kernel update on thinkpad yoga

Used to work well under 3.13 kernel. After updating to 3.19.0-32, brightness control keys don't work. When pressed, the slider shows up with correct brightness level, but can't change the brightness ...
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Why is a ThinkPad running Ubuntu 16.04 and Plex Media Server bringing down my entire LAN?

I'm running Plex Media Server 0.9.16.6 on a ThinkPad running Ubuntu 16.04. I haven't timed it, but it seems like this happens every two weeks or so: All of the devices on the LAN lose connectivity ...
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Surges in fan speed on Lenovo ThinkPad

I am using Kubuntu with Ubuntu 14.04 and KDE 4.13.3 on a Lenovo Thinkpad (more specific spec below). Since some time now I am getting extreme surges in fan speed that drop off immediately after. Most ...
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Cheese showing 'no device found' Thinkpad e450

I have recently bought a Lenovo Thinkpad e450 and installed Ubuntu 16.04 on it. Everything works fine but the integrated webcam. Cheese shows no device found. Kindly help. Cheese screenshot: lsusb ...
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Think pad led is blinking after wake

After installing Ubuntu 16.04 I get the next problem on my ThinkPad E440: 1) My laptop connected to power 2) I suspend it. 3) After wake up - the led indicator on the top of letter "i" starts ...
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TPM error 6 when booting thinkpad

When booting or restarting a ThinkPad running 16.04 with 4.4.0-23-generic. I see a brief error or warning that states TPM error (6) Looking at the system, I see a bit of chatter in dmesg $ ...
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No hdmi audio after suspend

My problem is that when I wake up the computer after suspend I don't have audio with HDMI. Well, there is "audio" but it's like playing a song and hearing 1 second every 10 minutes and very distorted. ...
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Thinkpad T540p, 16.04 LTS, microphone doesn't work at all

I've got a huge issue with my build in microphone of my Lenovo T540p notebook. I am new to Ubuntu and using the 16.04 LTS. I already read many threads about this and tried to solve it with ALSA mixer ...
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Installing Ubuntu 16.04 with home encryption on a NVMe SSD

On a Thinkpad X1 Carbon 4th Generation installing Ubuntu 16.04 with home encryption enabled I ran into the same problem as described here: After new Ubuntu 15.04 installation, startup asks for ...
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kubutnu xenial (16.04): No wireless on lenovo Thinkpad E145

I have installed xenial on three generations of Thinkpads (T43, T510 and the above mentioned E145). In the first two cases, wireless started out of the box marvelously. On E145, however, it does not, ...
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Fan stuck at 257 RPM Thinkpad Yoga S1 and Ubuntu 16.04

I was thinking for some time that my laptop seems to be hotter than it's supposed to and I recently downloaded psensor to have a look at what's going on. It seems my fan is always stuck at 257 RPM ...
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How does Ubuntu map Fn-keys and hardware buttons

How does Ubuntu know how to handle Fn-keys and hardware buttons such as the volume buttons? I am using a Thinkpad W530. For example, when I stop lightdm, stop the acpid daemon, and kill X. I have ...
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Automate echo 220 | sudo tee command

I'm trying to up the sensitivity of my trackpoint in Ubuntu 16.04, and following the instructions posted at What is the best way to configure a Thinkpad's TrackPoint? I found that the following ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad T460 Multitouch not working

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T460 and the touchpad doesn't support multitouch. Two-Finger gestures do. Am I missing dirvers?
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thinkfan - startup command doesn't start [duplicate]

I have a Thinkpad and I usually use thinkfan to control the fan on my laptop. But this program doesn't start at the startup automatically, so I created a startup program with this command: sudo /etc/...
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External monitor turns off for several seconds every 5-10 minutes

I've got the following issues with my Ubuntu 16.04 installed on Lenovo ThinkPad T500 laptop with two external monitors connected via display and VGA ports. I think the issue started after I've ...
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Internet connection suddenly missing in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a dual-boot ThinkPad Edge E330 laptop (Ubuntu 14.04 /win10). I have had so far no problems with Ubuntu. This morning I started my session and I noticed that the laptop was not even trying to ...
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Installation problem (16.04, Thinkpad T460s): initramfs unable to find a medium

I am desperately trying to install Ubuntu-Gnome 16.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T460s using a USB stick. It came with Windows 10 and brings the following error: busybox ... initramfs unable to find a ...
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16.04 intel HD 520 thinkpad problem

I just bought a thinkpad t460s and installed a fresh version of ubuntu 16.04. I'm using chrome and i get a very annoying flicker at some pages and youtube, and I also tryed to play a game and the ...
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Thinkpad T410S Suspend Problem

I recently bought an old Thinkpad T410S and everything was fine until recently occured a problem with suspend. When I press Fn+F4 (suspend button), laptop turns off screen, but do not suspend and ...
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Touchpad debugging - Opinion needed

I'm trying to debug an odd touchpad problem with Ubuntu 14.04.4 on a Lenovo e460. I have followed this touchpad debugging tutorial, but it doesn't directly address the symptoms I am experiencing. ...
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Thinkpad T460p WLAN problems

Sometimes my WLAN works, sometimes it doesn't show any networks (although there are many; I can see it with my phone). Rebooting helps. I have an Intel Wireless 8260 chip. I use the proprietary driver,...
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PowerTOP issue with fresh 16.04 install on ThinkPad E555

Here's what happened when I tried to set optimum settings after installing PowerTOP: Reading package lists ... Done Dependency tree. Status information can be read .... Done Suggested packages:   ...
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Linux Support for builtin wifi adapters in Thinkpad T-series and Dell XPS?

Ubuntu 14.04 on my Thinkpad T400 sometimes has the problem of the builtin wifi adapter stops working, and I haven't found a way of solving it, albeit asking quite a few questions in this forum. I ...
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Wlan0 interface disappeared after upgrade to Xubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

Since the upgrade from to Xubuntu 16.04 from Xubuntu 15.10 on a Lenovo Thinkpad Twist (S230u) with Broadcom wireless card the wlan0 device has disappeared. It is as though the physical device was ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad 11e Randomly Freezes on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad 11e (with the Intel chipset not the AMD), that used to experience freezes randomly under 14.04 which have persisted after a clean install of 16.04. Description of the freezes ...
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Thinkpad X1 Yoga: accelerometer Acer BMA150 not working

The Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga ships with an Acer BMA150 accelerometer. This device is recognized by the Kernel (running Ubuntu 16.04 with Mainline kernel 4.6-RC2): root# uname -a Linux x1 4.6.0-...
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Configure Thinkpad Trackpoint only for Scrolling [duplicate]

I want to use my thinkpad trackpoint only for scrolling up and down purposes. Is this possible and if so how can I configure it in ubuntu.
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Install Fingerprint Driver 138a:0090 on Ubuntu 16.04 (ThinkPad T460s)

I'm about to config my new fantastic T460s with Ubuntu 16.04 (because of Skylake Kernel issue I've to chose such new version) I tried to use my fingerprint sensor which is 138a:0090 (lusb) Fingerprint ...
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How can I reduce “palm touch sensitivity” on my Thinkpad?

Am running 14.04.4 on my Thinkpad L450 - however I have noted the touchpad is very sensitive to my palm rubbing against the touchpad when I use the TrackPoint nub. How can I reduce the sensitivity of ...
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Wifi keeps dropping out, asking for password (15.10)

I'm having an issue with wifi since switching to ubuntu 15.10 - in one room in particular it keeps dropping out and asking for my password. Other areas in the house work fine, and there were no ...
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How to set TrackPoint sensitivity on a Thinkpad Edge 460

I need help with my GF's Thinkpad Egde 460. I just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on it and everything works fine, except from the TrackPoint. It works but the Sensitivity and the Speed is really low, ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 4th Generation

General Goal I've spend about 2 full days on this issue by now. And my goal sounds fairly simple: I want to install Ubuntu on my new Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 4th Generation. Problem After booting ...
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Poor battery life

I have relatively high discharge rate (about 14W, which results in ~3 hours of battery life) on my ThinkPad X230. I'm using TLP, intel_pstate's powersave governor. The following kernel arguments are ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad E460 Suspend Problem

I recently bought myself a new Lenovo Thinkpad E460 (i5 Version) and installed Ubuntu 15.10 on it. Now my Problem is that if I try to suspend my Notebook, one of three things will happen: it goes ...
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Cannot boot LiveUSB with X1 Yoga

I recently bought a ThinkPad X1 Yoga and I'm trying to install Ubuntu in dual boot alongside Windows 10. I installed Windows 10 from USB easily. But when I try to boot Ubuntu from USB, the computer ...
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Ubuntu doesn't look like sending power to an usb port used by a device that uses 2 usb ports to function

Update since the latest release of displaylink drivers this issue was solved - it was a driver issue I'm connecting a Lenovo Thinkvision Displaylink USB external monitor to a Lenovo Thinkpad T450s....