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W540 + 14.04 + nvidia driver = no work

there's a strange problem I cannot solve: there are two Lenovo W540 (A) and (B). W540 has two graphics chips: intel and nvidia Quadro K1100M. There is no bios setting to disable intel, and/or only ...
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Can't detect external monitor on Thinkpad W530 running Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Thinkpad W530 running Ubuntu 14.04; I've tried connecting external monitors via both VGA and DisplayPort, but neither are being detected. I turned off Optimus, and am only using the discrete ...
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nvidia-331 drivers hanging on hibernate (and now boot) with a ThinkPad W520

I'm having quite a bit of trouble trying to use my W520 thinkpad with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and an external display (VGA out). I know many are having similar issues with this graphics card (mine is the ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Thinkpad T410i system problems and missing graphc device selection in BIOS after repair

my Thinkpad t410i had an overheating problem so I gave it to a certified Lenovo store and they changed the mainboard. After the replacement I am facing now two new problems: The graphic device ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad T440p + Ubuntu 12.04/14.04

Is there anybody, who is able to install Ubuntu 12.04 or 14.04 (64bit) on Lenovo Thinkpad T440p and get fully functional NVIDIA Optimus? This laptop model is certified by Canonical to be fully ...
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1answer
442 views

Ubtunu 12.04 x86_64 Which Proprietary Nvidia Driver for nVidia GT216GLM [Quadro FX 880M] supports brightness controls on Lenvo W510?

I have a Lenovo W510 and installed Ubuntu 12.04 onto it (64 bit). The device is certified for Ubuntu: http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/hardware/201101-6974/ However that certification page ...
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External Monitor display on Thinkpad W520 with 12.04

I know there is a lot of material regarding these problems, but much of it seems outdated and nothing seems to be working for my situation: ThinkPad W520 (Intel 3000 and Nvidia 1000M chipset) OS: ...
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1answer
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Need “correct” method to install nvidia driver on thinkpad running ubuntu 12.04+

Yes, I have read How to Install Nvidia Drivers and yes, I have looked for years and experimented extensively with directions from many dozens of pages. My question here on askubuntu yesterday was ...
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Run bumblebee with nouveau driver only?

TL;DR Has anyone managed to enable DVI output with the "Switchable Graphics" setting in the BIOS on a ThinkPad T430? I am trying to get to work switchable graphics with bumblebee, in order to enable ...
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1answer
380 views

How Drivers? Thinkpad T430u

Hi I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 onto my Lenovo ThinkPad T430u and as far as I can tell it's all working but I would like to somehow confirm that all the drivers are functioning correctly, ...
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1answer
427 views

Dual monitor flickers and resets periodically

I have a Lenovo thinkpad T530 with Ubuntu 12.10 installed. When I connect an external monitor (Acer 23') to my laptop it works fine, but both screens flicker periodically and gets reset. The ...
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2answers
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Modprobe loads nvidia driver but xorg.conf has errors

I recently upgraded to 12.10. In the process, my laptop, which is a W520 in a dock, connected to 2 external monitors (the same monitors.. Dell U2400). I finally got the nvidia-experimental-310 driver ...
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0answers
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no /sys/kernel/debug/vga_switcheroo with T430s

I have a ThinkPad T430s. The device includes an nVidia NVS 5200M GPU (with Optimus, i.e., hybrid graphics). Now since kernel 3.5 the vga_switcheroo way to switch between integrated and discrete ...
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190 views

Thinkpad W520 fails to suspend [duplicate]

Since updating to Ubuntu 12.10, my Thinkpad W520 fails to suspend properly (when closing the lid). It will stay on and not turn off. The little error report windows say it might be related to the ...
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1answer
523 views

How can I fix stability problems with Unity 3d on 12.04 with Nvidia drivers?

Ever since I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 I've been having display problems. Basic symptom is that the display buffer appears corrupted. It seems to affect the alt-tab display most often - instead of ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.04 “Do nothing” when “lid closed” blanks out external monitor

This is not the same as this question. I have Ubuntu 12.04 running with an Nvidia card on a W510 Thinkpad. I have one external monitor connected. When I change the power settings to "Do nothing" ...
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2answers
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Use external monitor automatically, when started in Docking Station

I am using a Thinkpad T510 and I often boot it in a ThinkPad Mini Dock Plus Series 3 (EU). The problem is that if I boot it with the lid closed, I can see grub, I can see the Ubuntu boot splash, but ...
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881 views

Lenovo Thinkpad W520 not booting with Nvidia card enabled [closed]

On my Lenovo Thinkpad W520 I can switch between Nvidia Optimus or Integrated card. Since a couple of days, My Ubuntu doesn't start any more with the Nvidia card. The boot process stop itself at this ...
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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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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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2answers
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Ubuntu 10.04 Cant Adjust brightness on my lenovo Thinkpad?

I cant seem to be able to adjust the brightness on my think-pad laptop running Ubuntu 10.04. In the power management applet it shows that the power is set to 100%, but even if i try to lower it the ...
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3answers
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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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5answers
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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 ...
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3answers
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Thinkpad (T510) Display Port to HDMI TV

I'd like to connect my laptop via a displayport2HDMI adapter to a TV. I tried simply connecting everything, but unfortunately that didn't work. I also didn't see any option in nvidia-settings to ...