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

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Built-in webcam not working on Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Thinkpad E450

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Thinkpad E450. The system can't see the webcam, it's not found when I turn on Cheese or Skype, neither when I try to list it using lsusb. It works fine on Windows ...
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Problem building intel-virtual-output

Following this guide and many others I'm trying to getting my ThinkPad w520 with ubuntu gnome 14.04.3 (64bit) work with bumblebee. I have however a strange problem, when I try to build the ...
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Backlit keyboard on T431s not working

New to askubuntu I just installed 14.04 on a Thinkpad T431s and the backlit keyboard doesn't seem to be working even after pressing Fn + space . Is this an easy fix? Could you explain the ...
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14.04 ThinkPad S1 Yoga Doesn't always resume from suspend

I bought a Thinkpad S1 Yoga refurbished just a few days ago and did a full install of Ubuntu 14.04. I'm having an issue with resuming from suspend after closing the screen; it seems to be more ...
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Thinkpad T430's media key not working on Xubuntu 14.04, 14.10, 15.04

i've searched over internet and could not find anything to help with my media keys working on xubuntu 15.04. I've been tried it on 14.04, 14.10 too. Thinkpad T430's media keys are on F10-F12 Someone ...
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Installing ubuntu on a Thinkpad T420s

I was wondering if I will be able to install the latest version of Ubuntu on the T420S, which runs the following specs: Intel i5 2520M processor 120GB SSD 8GB RAM Intel 3000 GPU I'll be using the ...
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ThinkPad W540 docking station: no sound on external speakers

When I plug headphones into the headphone jack in Ultra Dock on my W540, I don't have any sound. I have tried the proposed solutions for T420s mentioned in this post , none of them worked for W540. ...
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Unable to connect to Wifi in 14.04 LTS?

I have Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E430(32-bit) laptop. I have installed the 14.04 ubuntu version fresh rather than upgrading from the previous version. I am using this version for around 1 year. The wifi ...
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Webcam not found on Thinkpad E550 (ubuntu 14.04)

I got a new laptop Thinkpad E550 and at first the touchpad was not working so I updated the kernel but now the webcam is not working. Cheese is giving the error "device not found" $ lsusb Bus 003 ...
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Recently installed ubuntu 15.04 replacing Windows 7, on Thinkpad Edge E430. Sound issue

I had a Dolby software for speakers on Windows 7, and it worked well. Sound on Ubuntu is weak. Anything that is amiss here?
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Recently installed ubuntu 15.04 replacing windows 7, on thinkpad edge e430. unresolved battery issue?

tlp stat result: tp-smapi = inactive tpacpi = active i have tried (Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430 Battery Problem), but this battery works fine on windows with think power manager. let me know if ...
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Thinkpad T440s internal mic not working in Ubuntu 15.04

My internal microphone on my thinkpad t440s is not picking up any audio on Ubuntu 15.04. For reference, here is the output of lspci and my kernel I am running. philip@philip:~$ lspci 00:00.0 Host ...
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Connect work Lenovo Thinkpad to my home Internet? [closed]

Is it possible to connect my work Lenovo Thinkpad to my home Internet and still be able to use my Thinkpad at work?
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Lenovo E440 dont wake up Ubuntu 15.04

After suspend my ubuntu 15.04 on Lenovo Thinkpad E440, ubuntu dont wake up. Please help me.
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Onboard does not work with touch

Onboard (the Ubuntu default onscreen keyboard) is working fine basically, but it does not work with touch. But this is what I need it for. I just can't press any button. I can press Onboard buttons ...
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Wacom tablet, stylus and eraser dont show up in xinput -list(thinkpad

I am using Ubuntu 14.04(64 bit) on Thinkpad x200. The tablet is working on windows 7(I have a dual boot). It used to work in Ubuntu 12.04(32 bit). I am now using Here is the out pout from xinput ...
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ThinkPad OneLink ProDock with ThinkPad Yoga

I have a ThinkPad Yoga, the one from last year and the Pro Dock of ThinkPad. I'd love to install Ubuntu on the Yoga, which should work fine from what I've seen. The question is, if the Pro Dock has ...
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Ubuntu will not start with Nvidia drivers installed

When I have the nvidia graphics drivers installed. My computer just gives me the error Starting Light Display manager... and Deal with any system changes... link was shut down..... I have a lenovo ...
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Thinkpad T440 trackpad multitouch not working [duplicate]

I am using a Thinkpad T440s with the new trackpad that has physical buttons. I ran into the issue that the physical buttons (which are recognized as a seperate PS/2 device) do not function. After a ...
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Several input devices (incl. Trackpoint/Trackpad) not working with new Thinkpad Yoga 14

I just bought a new Thinkpad Yoga 14" Notebook/Convertible without any OS preinstalled (so no windows config magic was possible to i.e. pair the active pen). I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on it. I read ...
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thinkpad X61 tablet touch not working (14.04)

I recently installed ubuntu on my thinkpad x61 tablet and so far I love it. But there is no touch. On windows 8.1 the touch was not working until I updated the display driver but I don't know how ...
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tp_smapi on the Lenevo Thinkpad T440p (or just battery thresholding)

I'm trying to get the tp_smapi module working on my Thinkpad T440p for battery thresholding with tlp. However, when I run sudo tlp-stat -b it returns tp-smapi = inactive (kernel module 'tp_smapi' ...
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Special keys shortcuts Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga S1

I've bought a Thinkpad Yoga 12 S1 that runs quite well with Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 but when I try to define special shortcuts where it seems Ubuntu doesn't see them the same depending on whether I use ...
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Applications unreliably gaining focus on mouse click in Kubuntu 15.04

I recently upgraded to Kunbutu 15.04 and am having a problem where windows are not reliably gaining focus when I click on them. For instance, when switching to using PyDev, I often need to click ...
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Cannot use monitor plugged into dock with Thinkpad t440p on Ubuntu 15.04

This question also covers other graphics problems I've been experiencing. The Thinkpad t440p is certified for Ubuntu, but appears to have major problems after I upgraded it from 14.10 to 15.04 ...
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How to remap Back and Forward key on a Lenovo ThinkPad T420?

I used to have a Lenovo N500, in this laptop the PgUp and PgDn keys are next to the Up/Down/Left/Right keys. Now I have a Lenovo T420 and the keys next to Up/Down/Left/Right are Back and Forward. I ...
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Sound problem with ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo's Thinkpad Edge E540

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Thinkpad Edge E540 laptop. I have problem with sound. When I play music, the sound is too noisy (before I install Ubuntu, I had Windows 7 on my laptop and sound ...
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External monitor not working after docking

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on my T450s (Intel graphics card) with kernel 4.0.8. I originally updated the kernel to be able to use two external monitors with my ultra dock. Now, when I dock my running ...
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Locked black screen after upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10 [duplicate]

I have just done the upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10. After restarting i get a black screen, with the cursor blanking, but i cant type anything on the screen. I am using Think-pad T400. How should i ...
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Unable to load tp_smapi on Thinkpad w541

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad w541 with Haswell Procesor (i7-4810MQ ). I am unable to load the a Thinkpad module for battery improvement. joselugo@joselugo:~$ sudo tlp-stat -b --- TLP 0.7 ...
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How to enable multitouch for touchpad and touchscreen on ThinkPad X1 Carbon 3rd gen?

How to enable multitouch for touchpad and touchscreen? I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet on a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 3rd gen (Touch) 2015. What does work: Fn+ buttons works out of the box – ...
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Please help: laptop getting very hot

In the last few days I have experimented with Linux distributions. With every distribution my laptop gets very hot. At the moment I am using Ubuntu Mate. How could I solve this problem? I use a ...
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How can I make my trackpoint even more sensitive, so it moves faster with a light touch?

I already have my trackpoint set to maximum sensitivity via this method. I still find that I want it to be more sensitive, ie, that it will move quicker when I lightly push it. How can I ...
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ThinkPad T510 14.04 Server LTS x64 No WiFi after installation

I've been having trouble with the wireless card while installing 14.04 Server LTS x64 on my Lenovo ThinkPad T510. I'm familiar with Linux but I am no power user. I'm installing from a USB drive. ...
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Installing Server over Old R50e lenovo thinkpad

Tried several distribution starting on 6.10 which gave me an error: Unknown Interrupt or fault at EIP 00000060. Than went to 10.04: Got stuck every time tried to download from a mirror. Then finally ...
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Dell vs Lenovo trackpoint/nipple/trackstick mouse drivers?

I have a Dell Latitude 6 series, 3rd gen, with a track-point. In windows, it feels great. In Linux, it feels kind of disappointing. The best way I can describe it is that it is too easy to move it in ...
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Sudo alsa force-reload not working and no sound

I can't use sudo alsa force-reload, I just get command not found. I'm trying to fix this dummy output no audio issue. Alsa is installed, I tried reinstalling it too. I'm on Debian 8. Alsamixer ...
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Having difficulty installing Ubuntu 14.04 on my old Ibm Thinkpad T43

While trying to install ubuntu 14.04 on my old Ibm Thinkpad T43 it can freeze anytime from the Ubuntu logo screen right up to the installing of the file screens. One time while running the live trial ...
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Maximum RAM for my Ubuntu and laptop? [duplicate]

My laptop is Thinkpad T400, and running 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04. I wonder if there is no limit of the RAM size that I can use in my laptop? Now I am running Windows 8.1 in VirtualBox, which takes 2GB ...
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Touchpad scroll not working in Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 15

I recently bought the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 15 (2015 edition). I dual booted Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside pre-installed Windows 8.1. Everything works great except the touch pad scroll. I want to make ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Thinkpad T440s Integrated webcam not detected

I am hoping someone can help me in figuring out how to get my integrated webcam to work, it's really frustrating, if I haven't included information that would be helpful for debugging this, please, ...
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Dedicated Trackpoint buttons don't work correctly

Setup: Lenovo W541, Ubuntu 14.04 Problem: The (hardware, not software) buttons above my touchpad don't work correctly. Left and right click seem to work like the up and down arrow keys, scrolling a ...
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thinkpad t420s, ubuntu 14.04, flickering screen and auto power down a few seconds later

This time, I was visiting flash video site with google chrome. Suddenly, the screen become flickering and then auto power down a few seconds later. This happens a few times, especially when play ...
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How to install kubuntu on Lenovo thinkpad e555

I have been trying to install Kubuntu 15.04 on Lenovo ThinkPad E555. I have created /, /home and /boot partition but as soon as I install it, it doesn't show up on boot screen (it only shows Windows ...
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Disabling trackpad but still want to use trackpoint on Thinkpad E550

I've been searching but I can't seem to find a way to disable the trackpad on my Thinkpad E550. There isn't even an option to turn it off whilst typing which makes doing so extremely difficult. Is ...
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Cannot reassign XF86Back and XF86Forward keys

I have thinkpad laptop with annoying back/forward keys near the arrow keys. I often press them by mistake, which leads to text losses while typing in browser. In other DEs (mate, xfce etc.) I usually ...
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Laptop freezes unexpectedly

I have a Lenovo T540p laptop with ubuntu 14.04. I have been using it for about 2 weeks and it froze 4 times (3 times with dark screens and 1 time with the same screen I was working with) After ...
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Suddenly unable to boot from Ubuntu Live USB,

I see there are several similar questions on here, but none exactly matches the problem I think. I created a bootable USB of Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04, via unetbootin, on OS X. The USB live session ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad E540 Touchpad only works as mousclick for the trackpoint

i have an Installation of xubuntu 14.04, and i dont know how but i cant use my touchpad anymore or at least it just works as an mousclick. Under Windows it works fine, so it must be a driver problem. ...
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Problem with xrandr rotation inverted

I have a lenovo x230t and have recently begun to retry with getting my screen rotation to work properly. I've been using the following: https://github.com/martin-ueding/thinkpad-scripts. But calling ...