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What to install on an old Thinkpad R50e? [closed]

I no longer know which version of Ubuntu to run. As far as I can tell, the last version where the system is able to enter standby (for me, vital for a laptop) is 11.10. As of last week, I'm no longer ...
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IBM ThinkVision Monitor not being detected by Ubuntu 11.10 on Lenovo Thinkpad T400

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T400, connected to an IBM omniport dock. To this is connected my IBM ThinkVision monitor, via DVI cable. My Thinkpad is running Ubuntu 11.10. The monitor is not being ...
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overheating and reboot with ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04 on thinpad T500 [closed]

Symptoms are high temperature when high usage of CPU, with reboot when more than 100°C (information extract from ACPITZ/1 entry). I found a bug entry in launchpad about wrong fan speed but even if I ...
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4answers
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Error 12 - creating hibernation image - not enough free memory

Ubuntu 11.10 Thinkpad T61p with 120 GB free disk space and 2 GB memory. I got this error message while trying to activate hibernation mode. Not enough free memory Error 12 - creating hibernation ...
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2answers
667 views

Multitouch not working on 11.10

I have a Thinkpad edge 520, installing drivers isn't possible because the site doesn't support Linux... My multitouch was working on a previous version of Ubuntu. On top of that i have a problem with ...
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3answers
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How to install a NVIDIA driver for 11.10 [duplicate]

I have a Thinkpad T61p with Quadro FX570M. I just installed the Ubuntu 11.10. I have tried to download the driver LINUX DISPLAY DRIVER - X86 version 295.20 from NVIDIA, but I do not manage to install ...
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1answer
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Lenovo ThinkPad L520 slows down when AC power adapter is plugged in

I have a new laptop Lenovo ThinkPad L520 (7859-5BG) Core i5-2520M(2.5GHz) with 4GB RAM. Having installed Ubuntu 11.10 32-bit, while browsing with Chrome on GNOME classic (no effects), I noticed 173% ...
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0answers
580 views

Why does my ThinkPad T520 Keep Dropping Network Connection? [closed]

I have a ThinkPad T520 running Ubuntu 11.10 (AMD64). I am connecting to a Cisco WAP (802.11N) secured with WPA2. At random times (happens up to a few times per hour) I lose connectivity. The network ...
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Having trouble connecting to wireless network

I have problems with connecting to wireless network - eudroam. According to the instructions I should just enter login and password, and that is it. However, later Ubuntu asks me about login ...
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3answers
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Thinkpad T520 - problem detecting nvidia card after enabling it after installation

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit edition on my Lenovo Thinkpad T520. At that time, I had turn off the discrete graphics through the BIOS settings to preserve battery life. Now, I want to enable ...
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1answer
276 views

E320 claims there is no OS

I've just bought my shiny new Lenovo Edge E320, without an OS (though it was claimed to contain a DOS). After now 4 re-installations of Ubuntu, I am desperate. When I pull the USB stick off and ...
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What can I do to diagnose my ThinkPad R60 locking up when connecting power adaptor? [closed]

I move my laptop between places in my flat quite a bit for this I've got multiple power adaptors connected to outlets in two rooms. Now every now and again (I can't see a pattern) when I move the ...
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1answer
897 views

No HDMI sound output on Thinkpad X1

I'm having problems getting my sound to output via HDMI to my TV. When I go to Sound Settings, the HDMI device does not appear. ~$ aplay -l **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** card 0: PCH ...
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2answers
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Lenovo T60P with 4GB of RAM, Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10 only see 3GB

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad T60P with 4GB of memory (BIOS sees all 4GB RAM). I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10 and both are only recognizing 3GB RAM. Please advise. Thanks. Updates Used 32bit ...
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2answers
925 views

Does Ubuntu support Bluetooth 3.0?

I am running 11.10 on my Thinkpad E420, and it has integrated Bluetooth 3.0, yet when I use my Plantronics Backbeat 903+ (which uses Bluetooth 2.1) I get terribly inconsistent audio with many complete ...
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1answer
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After suspend/hibernate Fn keys function is inverted ThinkPad X121e

On my ThinkPad X121e running Ubuntu 11.10 I have a problem with the Fn key after the laptop went to suspension mode or hibernate (does not matter which one, occurs with both). After resuming from ...
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Thinkpad Edge 15 - Wake from hibernation issues after upgrade to 11.10

After upgrading Ubuntu from 10.10 to 11.10 (though 11.04) the hibernation fails once in a while. With 10.10 I used uswsusp - it does not work at all on 11.10 (uninstalled) so I use ordinary swsusp. ...
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1answer
326 views

Installer crashed leaving only a blank screen

My 11.10 install from live cd onto lenovo thinkpad (refurbished) got almost all the way through (I'd picked 'install' not 'try'), then it told me the installer crashed and suggested solutions. The ...
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2answers
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Can I set dual external monitors on Thinkpad X220?

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 on Thinkpad X220. Browsing through ThinkWiki pages I stumbled upon this information: Multiple monitors Configuring an extended desktop over two monitors led to ...
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2answers
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Does all hardware of a Thinkpad Edge E525 work

I would like to buy a new computer in the next days. The Thinkpad Edge E525 (AMD A6-3400M with AMD Radeon HD 6520G, product number 12002JG) is in the pole position, but I did not find a review how the ...
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0answers
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“docked”-state on ThinkPad T410 always 0 in 11.10 x86_64 [closed]

cat /sys/devices/platform/dock.0/docked and cat /sys/devices/platform/dock.1/docked ist always 0, whether Thinkpad T410 is connected to "Lenovo Mini Dock Series 3" or not. I need some way to ...
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1answer
854 views

how to execute privileged commands at system startup

I'm using ubuntu 11.10 on Thinkpad. Every time the system starts, I have to run the following scripts with 'sudo' to configure the device manually. #setting trackpoint ...
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2answers
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How to enable Wobbly Windows with Optimus Graphics?

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on a brand new Lenovo Thinkpad W520, but no matter what I tried to do to enable wobbly windows, the setting wouldn't take effect.
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1answer
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Cannot set tp_smapi thresholds on a Thinkpad

I have a thinkpad edge 13, with the package tp-smapi-dkms installed. As described in these instructions, I have also run sudo modprobe tp_smapi, and added tp_smapi to /etc/modules Before upgrade to ...
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1answer
1k views

Loading screen wrong resolution

I've got a problem when booting: I see the GRUB screen where I can choose what exactly to boot into - after hitting Enter my screen simply shows me that purplish background and after some seconds it ...
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1answer
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INtel 3956ABG WPA wireless not working on Thinkpad T60

I recently upgraded my Thinkpad T60 from Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10. My wireless worked on 11.04 without a problem. Using 11.10, it detects all the wireless networks available, but will not connect to it. ...
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3answers
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Live CD won't boot on Lenovo ThinkPad E525

I had Ubuntu 11.04 installed for a while and that worked fine. But when I try to boot from the Ubuntu 11.10 Live CD, the screen gets black after the purple background of what used to be the selection ...