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

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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 : ...
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Thinkpad X1 Carbon 1st generation - third finger makes 2-finger scrolling jump

To clarify, two finger scroll works, but when I touch the touchpad with a third finger, sometimes it will jump to a different position on the page, and jump back once i let go of the third finger. ...
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Thinkpad trackpoint sensitivity problem

I've already searched a lot,but my problem is kind of different. So I found that,my trackpoint's sensitivity is controlled by the bar of mouse sensitivity,if I set it to medium or high,it works pretty ...
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Can't boot from my USB drive with Ubuntu on it?

So my overall situation is I have an old IBM T42 thinkpad without a HDD. I'm trying to have it boot from a flash drive with linux mint on it. My main computer is an iMac with OSX. I used Virtual box ...
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Font and window size not fitting the screen

I have an unproportionale font and window size in my 14.04. I have tried to correct it manulay with the Unity Tweak Tool, but it is still not nice and unproportionale. I have a thinkpad x250 with 12.5"...
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If I've removed my CD/DVD drive and HDD what exactly are ata4 and ata5?

dmesg|grep ata [ 0.000000] BIOS-e820: [mem 0x00000000baf9f000-0x00000000baffefff] ACPI data [ 0.000000] ACPI: SSDT 0x00000000BAFFA000 000797 (v01 LENOVO SataAhci 00001000 INTL 20061109) ...
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Trying to make USB Drive Bootable with Ubuntu!

so I have an old IBM Thinkpad T42 I'm trying to be able to make boot to Ubuntu via a flashdrive (the laptop doesn't have a HDD.) That being said my main computer is an iMac with OSX and that's how I'...
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Recent dist-upgrade 15.04 volume up/down, lock screen, launch terminal not working

After dist-upgrade yesterday (Oct. 17, 2015) on my Thinkpad X1 Carbon (with adaptive function keys) the volume up/down no longer functions. As well I cannot Ctrl+Alt+L to lock or Ctrl+Alt+T to launch ...
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Oibaf install disables wifi

I've installed the oibaf graphics drivers https://launchpad.net/~oibaf/+archive/ubuntu/graphics-drivers on ubuntu 14.04 lte, with latest kernel 4.2.3. I have a thinkpad x1 gen3 with intel 5500 ...
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ThinkPad T450s undocking under Kubuntu 15.04

I'm running Kubuntu 15.04 on a Lenovo ThinkPad T450s Ultrabook with an Ultradock. I had no problems getting the dock to work, but undocking is presenting some issues. When I undock, the laptop ...
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Thinkpad usb compact keyboard - disable fnlk

i have this keyboard: http://shop.lenovo.com/de/de/itemdetails/0B47202/460/60AC6A0372B14F5BA7B12F1FF88E33C7 It is great because it looks the same as my keyboard on the notebook, but it seems not to ...
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Thinkpad X1 carbon(FHD) yellowish tint on Ubuntu

My X1C has a yellowish tint, I have been playing with xcalib and xrandr I am able to fix the tint but I end up with very fades colored display. On Windows 10, however the issue does not exist(after ...
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What can I do? Reinstall Ubuntu

I was trying to move (delete) from Kubuntu back to Ubuntu. And now I can't do anything. When I turn on my laptop after the Thinkpad image there's nothing. Just a black screen. I mean I can use GRUB ...
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Webcam not found on Lenovo Thinkpad E550

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on a new Thinkpad E550. Webcam is not found. Works fine in windows. Have tried GTK instead of Cheese. Have tried Ubuntu 15.
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Booting into Linux via ThinkPad Fingerprint reader

I use a ThinkPad T420 with Ubuntu 14.04 and wanted to ask if there is a program to use so that when the computer is off or in sleep I can swipe my finger and have it turn on and log in automatically. ...
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Thinkpad W540 internal input devices not detected in Ubuntu 15.04

The touchpad, trackpoint, and keyboard aren't detected after boot. I know that the keyboard still works because I can use it to navigate the BIOS. Looking at my X server's log, I can see that my ...
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14.04 wifi disconnect reason 4

my Ubuntu version is 14.04 64bit with thinkpad Carbon X1. It's a WPA-PSK connection, it connect just for a couple of minutes, then disconnect with reason 4, here just a few lines from /var/log/syslog....
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Lenovo OneLink Pro Dock ethernet issue (Xubuntu 15.04)

I just bought Lenovo OneLink Pro Dock for my ThinkPad E540. Everything works fine (USB, DVI, DP, sound) except the ethernet. Ubuntu finds it (eth1), ifconfig returns me: matti@E540:~$ ...
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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 intel-...
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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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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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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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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. ...