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How to (un)dock IBM Thinkpad X41 from X4 Dock(ing station) successfully?

I'd like to start using my docking station again; however, it still doesn't work as it should, see the following bug descriptions (with special focus on Thinkpad X41 & the X4 Dock). Given that it ...
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I am running Ubuntu 11.04 on my Thinkpad x300. My webcam was working fine with skype or gmail video. Suddenly it is stopped working. Now, no LED green light either with skype or gmail video call. I ...
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How do I perform easy switching to external monitor

I am currently changing between my laptop and my external monitor with the NVidia X Server Settings program and I'm sure I'm doing it in a really dumb way: I currently select the external monitor, ...
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Enable zoom in and out on touchpad [closed]

I can use the touchpad scrolling with two fingers. The os is Natty and my laptop is a Thinkpad x220. But the touchpad doesn't support zoom in and out. Any suggestion?
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How not to enable bluetooth with hw-wireless switch?

My laptop has hardware switch for enabling and disabling wireless adapters. This includes both bluetooth and wlan. I rarely use bluetooth and would like to keep it disabled (soft blocked) unless I ...
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How do I set up the touchpad of a Lenovo x121e

I am using a Laptop Lenovo x121e (AMD-Version). The laptop has a Synaptics touchpad/trackpoint combination. The touchpad is very "jumpy" when trying to tap the pad for a mouse click. Normal mouse ...
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High resolution in Thinkpad T60 with ATI X1400

I salvaged good old T60 machine, with ATI X1400 and hi resolution screen (1600x1200). My problem is that Ubuntu does not detect higher resolutions than 1024x768. I can that radeon driver is sed ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad W520 cpufreq frequency scaling not working

For some reason my processor always seems to run on full speed even if I don't do anything. Looking through the web, I've found quite some suggestions. According to ...
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External monitor not detected with a Thinkpad 50e [duplicate]

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Wireless on ThinkPad Edge E420s

I have installed Kubuntu 11.04 (Natty) on my ThinkPad Edge E420 laptop. Unfortunately, the wireless is not working. I have got Windows 7 installed besides Kubuntu, and wireless is working with no ...
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What does Ubuntu do when I signal undocking to a laptop?

It seems that Ubuntu runs some script or command when I signal that I want to undock my laptop by pressing the undock button on the dock. Most visible thing that happens is that resolution on external ...
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Thinkpad T410 abnormal power consumption and brightness keys behaviour

I've recently installed 11.04 on a fresh Lenovo ThinkPad T410 with a 9-cell battery, but it totally drains up from full battery after about 2:30 - 3:00 hours of normal use (mainly web surfing). The ...
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How to change screen resolution of Thinkpad x300?

I think that the maximum resolution I can get is 8192x8192. Could you tell me how can I SAFELY increase the screen resolution? Actually I wanted to try with xrandr command, but I am afraid that it ...
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ThinkPad TrackPoint Buttons Not Working Well

The TrackPoint itself works fine. But the three buttons below the spacebar don't. For example if I were to copy these lines, 1-10, using trackpoint buttons it'd start highlighting at 7. If I use the ...
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How to disable “N” Wireless Mode RTL8192on a Thinkpad Edge 15 Core i5

I've seen many owners of Thinkpad Edges which are supposed to be Linux-friendly having problems with wireless adapter. I've found several links inside askubuntu and in ubuntuforums which have a lot ...
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Taking advantage of an “Intel Turbo Memory” card for swap or fast bootup

I have an X61 thinkpad (currently running 10.10) that I purchased 3 years ago. I splurged a little and got a Turbo Memory expansion to improve my windows boots. When I installed 10.04 (and ...
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Unity and games don't work on new Thinkpad T420

Here's my setup: Lenovo ThinkPad T420, brand new NVIDIA Graphics Card 4GB of Ram 128GB Solid State Drive Intel Core i5 Processor Given these specs, there's no reason games and Unity shouldn't be ...