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

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steam won't run (different error)

this is a duplicate of Get 'SteamUpdateUI: An X Error occurred' when trying to run steam, but that hasn't seen any activity since first post back in July 2015... So, here we go again. could ...
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Thinkpad E460 touchpad not detected

This is a fairly new model and I understand support isn't going to be great from the get go. External mouse does work. I have tried Ubuntu 14.04, 15.10, and 16.04, Mint 17, and Opensuse (Leap and ...
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Thinkpad X250/X260 w/ docking station w/ 2 external monitors w/ Ubuntu >= 14.04?

Has anyone already tried the set-up described in the title? Thinkpad X series >= X240 docking station Ubuntu >= 14.04 with two (high resolution) external monitors? (How) Does it work? Which ...
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How to mirror two external screens at a Thinkpad X1 2015?

My setup looks like this: Lenovo X1 2015 Two external screens attached Running Ubuntu 15.04 What I want: Close the laptop lid and mirror both screens, so not extending them but let them ...
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Why is my two finger scrolling (VertTwoFingerScroll) on Lenovo Thinkpad touchpad not saving on reboot?

On my Ubuntu Mate 14.04, using Lenovo Thinkpad T440, I go to GPointing Device Settings, SynPS/2 Synaptics Touchpad, scrolling. Enable vertical scrolling is checked. Enable vertical scrolling when ...
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Having trouble changing trackpoint speed (Ubuntu Mate 14.04, thinkpad)

I have just installed Ubuntu for the first time, and am trying to wrap my head around how to tweak it to my desires. I am having trouble changing the settings for the speed of the trackpoint on my ...
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Thinkpad W510 gets slow after 5 mins of regular activity (CPU thread fully loaded)

I own a Lenovo Thinkpad W510. Since I got it, I always run into this problem, especially when running Ubuntu. After starting the laptop and using Chrome or Firefox with just 4-5 tabs open and ...
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Trackpoint and touchpad Lenovo L460 Thinkpad (15.10)

on my L460 thinkpad neither the trackpoint nor the trackpad work. I am only able to use the gui with an external mouse connected. I tried with the kernels 4.5 rc 4, 4.5 rc 6, 4.2.0 16 and 4.2.0 30. ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 - Network manager crashing periodically with enterprise wifi

First the setup : Lenovo Thinkpad t440s from 2014. I had Ubuntu 14.04 and 14.10 for a long time on it, without any problem. Now with 15.10, in a fresh install or even when using a live CD I cannot ...
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TPM configuration fails on a Thinkpad T510 due to missing kernel modules

[Running 14.04 LTS.] I'm trying to setup the TPM chip on my T510. I've been following the instructions at http://askubuntu.com/a/414755/507853 but I'm having the following issue: root@FEYNMAN:/lib/...
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ThinkPad L460 Wifi does not work

i want to apologize, but I have nerlay no knowledge of Linux/Ubuntu at all since this was my first try with it. I was trying to set my Thinkpad L460 up with Ubuntu 14.04. After somehow i magicly got ...
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Thinkpad 11e Hard Lockup Using Multimedia Apps

Xubuntu 15.10 install on a Thinkpad 11e is locking up (entire system freezes) while using multimedia applications, or multimedia websites with Chrome. This has happened while playing games (OpenTTD, ...
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14.04 Loud Constant Fan After Upgrade - Thinkpad W500

I had an excellent experience on Ubuntu 14.04.3 - quiet and efficient. I pressed OK to the system updates. Ever since I did that, the fan runs non-stop and quite loud from the second I logged in, with ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad L460 Touchpad not working

today I received my brand new Lenovo ThinkPad L460. So I installed a fresh Ubuntu 15.10 on it and everything worked well until I wanted to use the Touchpad. It is not working / not even recognized. ...
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How to Run 4 External Monitors on Xubuntu Laptop (Nvidia, Skylake, Thinkpad)

As title says - trying to get 4 external monitors to work on my laptop. Works perfectly with 3 external displays Works perfectly on 4 displays total (3 external + Laptop Screen) PROBLEM: Will never ...
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Lenova Thinkpad power button does nothing

I have installed Ubuntu on many computers, both desktop and laptop, and the power button opens the power menu asking what to do. However, I just got a Lenova Thinkpad T410i secondhand from a friend. ...
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Lenovo P50 Workstation w/ Thinkpad Workstation Doc

I have Ubuntu 14.04.03 working on my new Lenovo P50. There is one issue. Audio will not play out of the audio jack on the back of the docking station. lspci -nn | grep Audio shows: 00:1f.3 Audio ...
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wireless driver

I am still a beginner user of Linux (and also of this forum). I own a Thinkpad T430 and since I switched to ubuntu (15.10) from windows7, I have the feeling that my network interface controller doesn'...
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Slow WiFi on ThinkPad X201 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300

I thought the problem might be related to my ThinkPad's original Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200, so I replaced it with the current Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300, but the problem persists. Even though ...
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Touchpad buttons of a thinkpad t410 with different functions?

I've got a thinkpad t410 with 5 touchpad buttons (three (one is the middle click) above the touch pad and two beneath). Now the upper and lower clicks are doing the same (right click and left click). ...
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Audio volume is off using ThinkPad Ultra Dock

I've running ubuntu 14.04 with kernel 3.19.0-47-generic on my thinkpad x240. At home, I use the ultra dock for a monitor, USB devices and external audio. Everything is working quite nice, except ...
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Can't boot Linux from usb on Thinkpad W540

i've Ubuntu, Fedora, Kali mounted on 3 USB sticks and can't boot from any of them. i've disabled (fast-boot) option in windows and also made the following changes to BIOS : *secure boot: disables *...
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Fingerprint reader authenticates but does not close dialog box

I have a T550 which sports the following reader: Bus 002 Device 016: ID 138a:0017 Validity Sensors, Inc. After plenty of tweaking around I managed to get it to work. I managed to register my ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on new Skylake ultrabook? (Thinkpad Yoga 260)

it's my first post to askubuntu, therefore I will try my best. My problem is, that I bought a Thinkpad Yoga 260 and tried to install Ubuntu on it, but if I start the boot USB key and select the ...
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Unstable Wifi on Thinkpad X250, Ubuntu 14.04, Intel Corp. Wireless 7265

I have an unstable connection using this wireless chip. It does not seem to have internet randomly from 2-10 minutes beyond which I have to restart the network to get a working internet connection. It ...
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How to rectify lack of password prompt on waking in GNOME on a Lenovo E550?

I'm currently running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Lenovo Thinkpad E550. This is a dual boot machine with Windows 8. I recently wanted to try another desktop environment and settled on Gnome to begin with. ...
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Can I connect dual displays on Thinkpad W541?

I am getting a new Thinkpad W541, 16GB. I am planning to install Ubuntu latest on it. The laptop comes with a VGA and Thunderbolt ports. So I am wondering if I can connect multiple monitors, one ...
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pm-hibernate does not fully power off…but hard reset brings back session. How do I fix this?

I am using a Thinkpad W510 with Ubuntu 14.04. When I execute sudo pm-hibernate, the screen shuts off and is processing with just a black screen and a cursor (with the power light on) for about 15 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS crashes often

I have a brand new thinkpad (x250) with Memory: 7,9 GiB - Processor: Intel Core i5-5200 CPU 2.20GHz x 4 - Graphics Intel HD Graphics 5500 (Boardwell GT2) x86/MMX/SSE2 - Disk 243,8 GB. I installed ...
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15.10 Brightness adjustment

I have a 2015 Thinkpad X1 Carbon that I just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on. I have noticed that there is a huge jump between the minimum screen brightness, where the backlight is completely off, to the ...
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How to set trackpoint speed for Thinkpad?

First of all I have read a lot of thread about this on the Internet, but none of them seems to work for me. I got this set command that I got from another user and that seems to be the only thing that ...
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How to resolve dependency conflict for xserver-xorg-input-evdev

I am trying to run a script provided by d3pd (updated by faf0) in an answer to how to install driver for middle button clickpad scrolling. Unfortunately sudo apt-get build-dep xserver-xorg-input-evdev ...
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X1 Carbon 3rd Gen - Ambient Light Sensor

I'm wondering if anyone made ALS (Ambient Light Sensor) work in Ubuntu/Mint. I can see some work was done for IdeaPad and HP's ALS, but cannot find anything useful for X1 Carbon 3rd Gen. I assume main ...
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Mini Displayport not carrying audio using an HDMI adapter on a Thinkpad X250

My new Lenovo Thinkpad X250 has a Mini-Displayport as a digital audio-video output: I use to connect it to a TV using a Lenovo HDMI adapter. Although, audio is not shared. With respect to other ...
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Slow WiFi on 14.04 w/ both ThinkPad x201 and Mac mini 2007

Like the title says, I'm having really slow WiFi on both my ThinkPad x201 and Mac mini 2007. Speeds on both go between 4 Mbits/s and 12 Mbits/s. I know what you might be thinking--it is my wireless' ...
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Thinkpad dock: External monitors not recognized after 15.04 upgrade

On Thinkpad L540 with intel graphics: External monitors are not recognized in display settings when plugged in (into any port including VGA). They are recognized after a reboot (not after logout). ...
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install ubuntu on thinkpad t450 [duplicate]

I am about to partition and install Ubuntu on a Lenovo Thinkpad T450. I need /home to be on a separate partition. Can you please guide me or point to a tutorial ? Thanks a lot
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Palm rejection for a ThinkPad Yoga 12

I'm a new user trying to take advantage of Xournal on my ThinkPad Yoga 12 with an active digitizer running Ubuntu 14.04. Ideally, I would like to not get a bunch of dots and random crazy lines when I ...
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Need to suspend twice under 15.10

Since upgrading to 15.10, I am having suspend issue on my Thinkpad X1 Carbon (1st gen) which has been running five or six Ubuntu releases fine so far. Upon lid close, no successful suspend happens ...
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Bluetooth stopped working after restart on Lenovo Thinkpad e320 (15.10)

Previoulsy I got bluetooth to work with the instructions in this post: How to enable hard-blocked bluetooth in Thinkpad Edge 320: echo options thinkpad_acpi dbg_bluetoothemul=1 bluetooth_state=1 | ...
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No sound through headphones but works for internal speakers

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T440p. I'm not entirely sure what happened but my sound decided to go out for my headphones. The sound also went out for my speakers but in the process of fixing it, sound now ...
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My Thinkpad X1 2015 freezes randomly. How do I diagnose the issue?

I have a Thinkpad X1 Carbon 2015 (20BSCTO1WW). Intel i5-5300U processor, 14" FHD Screen, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD. I'm running Wily (15.10.) I installed Wily on this machine while it was still in beta. ...
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Touchpad not working Thinkpad 440s

My touchpad partially stopped working after an update. I have a Thinkpad T440s. I can use the trackpoint and only use the touchpad to left click. xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Thinking about reinstalling ubuntu after bad dual boot. Is restoring to factory systems necessary prior to this?

Recently I dual booted Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04, and I ran into an issue where in which I couldn't boot into Windows (only Ubuntu). I resolved the issue (turned off secure boot) but now I'm ...
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Ubuntu Compatibility with ThinkPad W540 - Driver Installation

I am running ubuntu 14.04 on the Lenove W540 and I'm not sure how to properly install the graphics drivers. The laptop has the following specs: Memory 15.3 GiB Processor Intel® Core™ i7-4700MQ CPU @ ...
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Why does my t440 xubuntu 14.04.3 laptop lag on flash based sites?

So I have a t440 thinkpad computer and xubuntu 14.04.3. It has an integrated haswell video card (Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller Video). The processor is the 4th Gen Intel Core i5-...
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Two fingers vertical scrolling on X1 Carbon 3rd generation

In my 3rd gen X1, two fingers scrolling works nice, but it also recognizes two fingers when one of them (left hand) is standing in the 'non physical' button, and the other one (right hand) tries to ...
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Wifi dosn't work after waking up. Thinkpad X60

Sometimes, wifi won't be able to reconnect after waking up from sleep. I remember having similar issues with Windows too. I searched and found this post: http://justaddwater.dk/2007/07/25/lenov ... r-...
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How do I set battery charging thresholds

I am new to Ubuntu and I don't speak computerese. I really don't! I have read the various threads on the topic and still can't work it out. I have recently purchased a Lenovo Thinkpad x250 and I ...
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Battery drains out in 24 mins (Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Thinkpad x201i)

Hardinfo Extract | Battery -Battery: BAT0- State : charging (load: 186 mA) Capacity : 610 mAh / 5600 mAh (10.89%) Battery Technology : rechargeable (LION) Model Number : ...