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How to fix overheating problem after latest updates? Thinkpad x100e running Xubuntu 14.04

Noob here. Laptop shuts down and gives thermal shutdown warning only after latest updates Xubuntu 14.04.Tried acpi=off and it seems to help but with other issues. Any ideas on what to try?
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Driver issues with Thinkpad T440/450

after using my Lenovo Thinkpad T420, I now plan to upgrade my laptop - possibly to the soon to be available T450. However, some friends of mine who use a T440 reported several issues regarding drivers ...
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14.04: Compiz Fusion effects are glitchy

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my ThinkPad X220 (8 GB RAM; Intel Core i5; 512 GB SSD) and some compiz fusion effects (Skydome, 3D Windows, Freely Transformable Windows) are now glitchy. I once ...
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4GB RAM installed, Ubuntu shows 2.5GB

Lenovo ThinkPad E430, hardware is straight from the vendor, untouched. There are 4GB RAM installed, one card. Yesterday I discovered Ubuntu sees only 2.5GB. BIOS detects 4GB RAM. The system is 64bit ...
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14.04: ThinkPad X220: multi touch gestures on touchpad doesn't work?

Certain multitouch gesture features don't seem to work on my touchpad any more. When I'm on Windows I can zoom in/out, flip and turn pictures with multi touch gestures on the touchpad. On Ubunutu ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E520 Bluetooth Not Working?

Yes I'm Back Again With Another Question. I Just Downloaded The Lenovo QuickControll App On My Phone, I Turned My Phones BT And Then Went Into My Settings On My Laptop To Turn On My Bluetooth But For ...
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Wrong fan values on my laptop

I have such problem: Fan in laptop goes faster but in sensors and Psensor i see that fan speed goes down! Fan works proper. More applications, more load causes faster fan work but indication says that ...
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Intel Dual Band Wireless 7260 can not connect

Fresh Ubuntu 14.04.1 install (kernel 3.13.0-44), fully updated (via wired connection) and with correct iwlwifi firmware driver (iwlwifi-7260-8). Lenovo ThinkPad S440. I can connect to the wireless ...
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X Server does not show built-in thinkpad display. Distorting everything in non-mirrored multi-display set-up.

I recently returned to ubuntu (14.10) and I'm currently trying to get my multiple monitor setup to work properly. It worked fine after the first setup in the desired configuration: A 1600x900 ...
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Touchpad not recognized after suspend (Ubuntu 14.04, Thinkpad T420)

My Thinkpad T420 has had problems with recognizing the touchpad since I updated to Ubuntu 14.04. Immediately after logging in, it can recognize the touchpad, and all is fine. However, if I suspend, ...
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Ubuntu Compatibility with ThinkPad W540

I am looking to purchase a a ThinkPad W540 to run Ubuntu. The specs are as follows: Processor: I7-4700MQ Graphics: NVIDIA Quadro K1100M 2G Memory: 16 GB Ram Would there be any compatibility issues ...
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thinkpad 10 running 14.10 2 external monitors not recognized

I am using a Thinkpad 10 tablet, model number: TP00064AFX, running ubuntu 14.10. I would like to extend the screen to 2 23" asus monitors. They displayed upon plugin on windows 8.1 however when I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Thinkpad T23 Savage-GPU

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 /x32 version on my Thinkpad T23. All works fine, but graphic is very poor. It seems, the savage IX runs as slow vga. Questions: 1. Is there any driver for Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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latest kernel killed my ThinkPad W520 hotkeys

for some reason after latest kernel/nvidia and other updates on my 12.04.5 LTS running kernel Linux ThinkPad-W520 3.13.0-43-generic #72~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Tue Dec 9 12:14:18 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 - Lenovo E420 - Wireless is not working

Earlier till ubuntu 14.04 the wireless was working for lenovo thinkpad E420, in ubuntu 14.10 it stopped working. Earlier for ubuntu 12.10 Modified /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf and put an entry near ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad L430 Mousepad trackpoint not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Thinkpad L430 under dual boot with Windows 7. But I find that its mouse pointer keeps vibrating and disappears many times. Also, its touchpad ...
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Second monitor has vertical seperation 14.04 on Thinkpad T410

I have a ThinkPad T410. After a recent update the second monitor (displayport) get a vertical seperation in the first half and the cursor is quite slow. This looks something like this When the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wimax

wifi works, though not always available where it's needed most... how may we discover what Ubuntu 14.04 is doing with wimax? Is everything now being handled with the current/auto-updated kernel & ...
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Getting Ubuntu to work on Thinkpad E145

tl;dr at the bottom I just bought a brand new Lenovo Thinkpad E145, without any pre-installed OS. I wanted to get an Ubuntu distribution so i can run gnuplot and similar stuff, just things for ...
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Install ubuntu on lenovo t540p without bricking

I have a new lenovo T540p. My plan is to swap out the hard drive for a 250gb SSD and install ubuntu on that. I am a bit wary since a few posts I have seen suggest that it is possible to brick this ...
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TLP + PHC seem not to work after resume from suspend

I installed TLP 0.6. I also have kernel 3.14.2 with the PHC module for Ubuntu 14.04 (which is what I use). It seems to work when I reboot. The temperature is low. But after I resume from suspend the ...
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ubuntu 14.10 sudden freeze + shutdown

Im on ubuntu 14.10 / Thinkpad t410i from 2010 Linux optimator 3.16.0-25-generic #33-Ubuntu SMP Tue Nov 4 12:06:54 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux in the recent days i had some random ...
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Xubuntu 14.10 - after upgrade from 14.04 CPU Scaling not working

i upgrade my system from 14.04 to 14.10 and after that indicator-cpufreq was showing only two options: powersave and performance. After doing this: http://askubuntu.com/a/541412/353763 I was able to ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 upgrade and reinstall, Steam OpenGL problems?

I'm having some serious issues after updating to Ubuntu 14.10. Back in 14.04, I got constant error messages, and after updating, they seemed to go away for the most part, but then the came roaring ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad E330 wireless hardware blocked

I have an issue with freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04. I have downloaded and installed firmware to (iwlwifi-2030-6.ucode) and everything seems ok, but I still cant make it work. It says that WiFi is ...
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Wacom Penabled Pen no longer working on Upgrade to 14.10

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 recently on a Lenovo ThinkPad x201 tablet edition, and everything was running smoothly. I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10, and now the pen is no longer listed, and the Wacom ...
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Thinkpad T530 Wifi Issues on 14.10

Several times a day my Wifi mysteriously stops working. If I disable Wifi and re-enable it, it starts working again just fine. I have several other devices in the house that don't have this problem at ...
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Lenovo carbon x1 red dot over “i”

Can't find any description - how to enable dot over "i" in Thinkpad logos (in my case this is Lenovo carbon x1 first generation) Is it possible to setup dot behavior or at least enable default ...
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Thinkpad x201 tablet touchscreen not recognized

xsetwacom --list devices gives me nothing, however, on Windows7 touch-screen and stylus works fine. How to fix this on ubuntu 14.10 up to date
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Ultrabay Slim DVD Playback on ThinkPad X230

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad X230 that came with a docking station equipped with a Serial Ultrabay Slim. It came with a DVD drive in it and I'm trying to work out how to play DVDs (or use it at all!) but ...
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If docked during sleep, how can I execute my docked script on wakeup?

Setup: Thinkpad x230 + docking station; Ubuntu 14.04 I use ACPI events to detect if when I dock into my dockingstation and undock. This triggers some xrandr command to setup my external monitors and ...
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Thinkpad Edge 13 01962Cs overheats in Xubuntu, but not in Windows 7 (?)

My Lenovo ThinkPad 13 01962 CS is having a particular problem (but not uncommon, it seems): It is overheating in Xubuntu, but not in Windows 7 (a heavier OS). Back in April, I sent it to local Lenovo ...
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How to enable audio on a server installation?

I've installed an ubuntu version without GUI, namely ubuntu 14.04 Server edition, and therefor the audio is not enabled. I would like to play audio on this server installation. I've read many ...
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HP VGA WEBCAM (USB) not working,

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T61. I bought a HP VGA USB Webcam (#EW193AA) new. I immediately tried to use it with Cheese, just as many others have. It works fine for taking pictures, ...
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How to activate the CD / DVD “UltraBay” of a Thinkpad?

I have an Thinkpad T61 with a CD-RW / DVD combi-drive in the UltraBay, running on 14.01. When I power up the laptop, the drive's led blinks and I can open it with the eject button. After Ubuntu ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad L Brightness Level Intervals

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. Everything worked out of the box on my L440. The only thing that bothered me was the brightness levels. I can change it by pressing fn + F5 or F6, but there are only a total of ...
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Bluetooth adapter driver on ThinkPad T510

I opened the UI for Bluetooth device from the Settings but I got "No Bluetooth adapters found" and I cannot turn on/off, of course. Obviously, my laptop does have Bluetooth adapter (I checked that by ...
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Lenovo w540 lan

I am new to Linux and don't know much but installed Ubuntu 14.04 x64 on my new Lenovo ThinkPad W540 everything seems to be working except I can't get on the lan at work and not sure what to look for ...
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ThinkPad X61 wireless failure

With a ThinkPad X61 and Lubuntu 14.04.1, Intel 4965 AG or AGN [Kedron] according to lspci, wireless fails to connect but Ethernet AOK. The SSID is seen, but entering the key does not enable ...
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No tablet features working on X61 tablet with Ubuntu Gnome 14.10

recently installed Ubuntu gnome 14.10 from 14.04 LTS now none of the tablet features work stylus, screen rotation etc. I've installed all the Wacom packages that I could find in synaptic nothing seems ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freeze on Lenovo thinkpad x230, Samsung SSD 840EVO

I recently installed an mSATA disk (Samsung SSD 840EVO) on my Thinkpad x230 and then installed Ubuntu 14.04. It seemed to work fine but then froze completely after showing a system error message. ...
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Lenovo X220 Digitizer Pen Not Working

Recently purchased a refurbished Lenovo X220 Thinkpad and the digitizer is not working at all (Windows or Ubuntu). Since both OS's are not detecting it I'm starting to suspect its a hardware rather ...
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Charging ignores TLP settings

Thinkpad E430, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I set the thresholds for charging to 85-93% in /etc/default/tlp , restarted the computer. Now it is at 99% and charging. sudo tlp stat shows that it has successfully ...
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Thinkpad E430 Wireless problems

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E430. I have great problems with some networks. Some networks work fine, like my Android hotspot, but unfortunately among the networks with problems ...
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Lenovo w520 frequency scaling unsupportet on suspend

I installed a fresh 14.04 Trusty and updated it [FIRMware bug]: Acpi: invalid bios _PSS frequency found for processor 7: 0x80000000 Mhz ACPI: \_SB_.PCIO.LPC_.EC__.BAT1: Unable to dock ! This ...
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Ubuntu on a ThinkPad A30

I just installed the latest version of Ubuntu on my old ThinkPad A30. It's running SUPER slow. I have 1GB RAM, a 30GB HDD, and the system has a Pentium III processor running at 1GHz. I thought that ...
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Bootloader problem when installing Ubuntu 14.04 on Thinkpad x240

I just tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a new Thinkpad x240 with a ssd and hdd drive. It came without preinstalled OS. I chose Ubuntu to be installed on the ssd. During the installation I got the ...
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Thinkpad X41 Tablet Wacom stylus stopped working on Lubuntu 14.10 [closed]

I've just upgraded to lubuntu 14.10 from an old release on my thinkpad x41 tablet, and the wacom stylus device appears to be lost. xinput --list used to yield Serial Wacom Tablet stylus as a pointer ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Live works perfect, but after installation nothing but the keyboard works?

I'm using a Lenovo ThinkPad T510 with an i7 core and 6 gigs of RAM. When I boot Ubuntu from the USB stick Live it works fine, but when I install it, the trackpad doesn't work, the screen resolution is ...
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Charge discharge behavior with thresholds set in TLP

I installed TLP for setting charging thresholds(lower:40% - upper:50%, for battery longevity) in my L440 Thinkpad laptop running Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS. I have been monitoring my battery status ...