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

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Lenovo ThinkPad X200 Tablet restarts randomly

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my Lenovo ThinkPad X200 Tablet. It restarts occasionally all of a sudden. I have taken it to a Lenovo service centre. They seem to have found no hardware faults. I did ...
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laptop fails to suspend or hibernate (wakes up after 2-5 seconds without user interaction)

This all started happening after upgrading to 13.10, now I am running 14.04 and still have the same issue. When I close the lid or I do sudo pm-suspend the laptop goes into suspend for 2-5 seconds ...
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How to set discharging preference of batteries in Lenovo Thinkpad R400 in Ubuntu?

I have Lenovo Thinkpad R400. I have standard battery and second battery in Ultrabay slot. I want to set preference so standard battery discharges first and then starts discharging the second ultrabay ...
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Thinkpad E540, Ubunutu 13.10, Wifi problems

My Machine: Thinkpad E540, Ubunutu 13.10 Hi, I have several problems with my wifi internet connection. I assume that my problem is (strongly) related to this problem: No wifi connection on Ubuntu ...
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Thinkpad Twist Fan always on

My Thinkpad Twist's fan runs really loud always, it seems to be temperature independent. I've tried thinkfan, but it doesn't work (I also read that newer thinkpads don't work with thinkfan). The fan ...
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“Preinstalled” DVD iso

On the Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkPad page for the w540, 12.04 LTS is listed as available "preinstalled", but apparently not in the US. Is there any way to get the ISO for this OEM installation, or if ...
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how to install driver for middle button clickpad scrolling

I want to use this as this: Specifically, I'm trying to enable scroll wheel emulation using the TrackPoint when the middle button 2 of the clickpad is pressed. I've examined the xev output when ...
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Wireless issue on Lenovo Thinkpad L540

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Lenovo Thinkpad L540. It has problem with the wifi connection. When just booted it works then suddenly it drops the connection and cannot even see the wifi ...
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Missing USB devices on ThinkPad X1

I've been running Ubuntu 13.10 on my ThinkPad X1 Carbon for 6 months. A couple of months ago the camera spontaneously stopped working; I'm not sure what the trigger was, but it could have been an ...
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Turn on ThinkLight?

I have an old Lenovo ThinkPad R61. It is fully loaded and it has the the ThinkLight option. For me to be able to turn it on and do other things like adjust the brightness, I have to use the blue ...
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Thinkpad W540 specific keys (F1-F12)

Does anyone know how I can get the keys specific to the Thinkpad W540 keyboard working on Ubuntu? I'm thinking of keys such as those increasing or decreasing screen brightness; displaying all open ...
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Scaling on Thinkpad W540

I'm running Ubuntu on a Lenovo W540 with a screen resolution of 2880x1629 (16:9). Everything in the interface is very small: text hardly legible, buttons minuscule etc. Is there any way to scale ...
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Trackpad on Thinkpad W540 not working properly

I just bought a Lenovo Thinkpad W540 and installed Ubuntu on it, migrating from Mac OS. I notice that the trackpad on this computer is basically one big key that can be pressed anywhere on its ...
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ThinkPad Fan Control not working properly

I have Lenovo ThinkPad W500. I have Ubuntu 12.10 installed. Its fan was not running at full speed, so I installed ThinkPad Fan Control software (tpfc0.5). I launch it by executing tpfc_start.sh in ...
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Thinkpad Edge E330 refuses to boot from USB after installing Ubuntu

Before I installed Ubuntu my Thinkpad edge bios allowed me to specify boot devices, their order etc. Now it only says Ubuntu in the boot device list. I am thinking this has to do something with UEFI ...
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Transitioning external drive to new Ubuntu ThinkPad

I'm an Ubuntu newbie, which I'm sure the forum is not thrilled to ever hear as an opener. But after some setups are done, I think many of my Ubuntu questions can be answered by past threads. The ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad T440p - wifi interface not listed [duplicate]

I recently purchased a Lenovo Thinkpad T440p, where I installed Ubuntu 13.04, with the following networking options: WiFi card Intel Dual Band Wireless 7260AC with Bluetooth 4.0 3G/HSPA+ built-in ...
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Reliable UEFI GPT multiboot environment creation for Ubuntu on Thinkpads

Dear Ubuntu community members, I am planning on a fresh multiboot installation environment which initially includes Ubuntu for general open software development, Windows 7 pro and later on maybe ...
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CPU frequency not changing in Ubuntu 13.10 Thinkpad T440

I'm using a Thinkpad T440 with Ubuntu 13.10, and Turboboost doesn't seem to be working. The processors almost always remain at the minimum, 0.8Ghz. Here is the output of turbostat: cor CPU %c0 ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 on Lenovo Thinkpad Edge: Suddenly no audio anymore

All of a sudden I don't hear any audio anymore on my Lenovo Thankpad Edge E535. stefan@ThinkPad-E535:~$ lsb_release -d Description: Ubuntu 13.10 stefan@ThinkPad-E535:~$ uname -r 3.11.0-18-generic ...
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Installing Nvidia drivers on ThinkPad w530 [duplicate]

I am on a ThinkPad W530 and have just installed Ubuntu. Which one of these drivers do I install? Does the command sudo apt-get install nvidia-current install current drivers? EDIT: I used sudo ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 32 bit or 64? Lenovo ThinkPad E531 - i3-3110m - 8gb ram

I wonder what version of Ubuntu should I install: 32 or 64 bit? My hardware: ThinkPad E531 i3-3110m 8gb ram
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Error mounting SD card when returning from suspend

I have a 128 GB SD card that I use for permanent storage in my Lenovo Thinkpad X1. I've mounted it in /etc/fstab with this line: UUID=37733366-e936-41df-983a-f084352b3a5b /home/kristian/sd128gb ...
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Accelerometr in Lenovo Thinkpad E330

How can I enable active HDD protection on Lenovo TP Edge 13. Ubuntu 13.10 hdapsd says that there is no accelerometer, but in windows it worked! I tried to shake a laptop while it was reading hdd, but ...
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W540 Overheating in Ubuntu 13.10 but now windows * [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit installed with Windows 8.1 64 bit on my Lenovo Thinkpad W540 and has a Nvidia GPU with Optimus but I have not installed drivers to enable it yet. I am using the CPUfreq ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Lenovo Thinkpad W530 with Mini Dock Plus Series 3 - No Output via DVI

Good afternoon, I have a Lenovo Thinkpad W530 with the Quadro K1000m discreet GPU. I also have a Lenovo Mini Dock Plus Series 3. This dock has dual DVI output on the back and, according to Lenovo, ...
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Validity Sensor (138a:0017) fingerprint reader not working

I recently bought a Thinkpad (T440p) and installed Ubuntu 13.10. It should be certified for Ubuntu. But there is one thing, which doesn't work out of the box. My Validity Sensors fingerprint reader ...
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Installing ubuntu on Lenovo Thinkpad T440s

I just received my Lenovo Thinkpad T440s. I would like to install Ubuntu on it. I would like to keep the option of using Windows through a VM on my system. Here are my questions a) Lenovo did not ...
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Thinkpad X61 (4965agn) wireless not working

So I have had ubuntu for a while now and I have tried literally every solution online, but to no avail, there just seems to be no way to solve this problem: the wifi signal on my x61 is not strong (2 ...
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Wifi constantly dropping at Univeristy

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T440s with the Intel 7620 AC card. I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 and while I'm at school my Wifi drops constantly. I don't experience this issue when I'm in Windows. I was ...
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Ubuntu 13.10: Improving Power Consumption (Thinkpad T530)

EDIT: After reading @jandry's reply, I decided to give another distro with a different window manager a try to see if it is really Unity's fault. I installed UbuntuGnome, and to my utmost surprise the ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 on Thinkpad slows down dramatically when power adapter is plugged in

When I plug in my power cable -- sometimes -- Ubuntu 13.10 immediately slows down in just about every way. This has been happening for months, but I only recently finally connected the dots, in part ...
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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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ThinkPad S440 wifi and unexpected system halt

Just a few days ago I installed new wifi driver and everything seemed to work fine on Lenovo ThinkPad S440. But now I experience a problem with wifi: the speed slows down to zero that no page could ...
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Lenovo TP X230 + Series 3 Docking - Toggle between DVI and DP working?

Hi, Is anyone using DVI and DP of the Series 3 Docking with Ubuntu? For now I'm using DVI for my monitor and I plan to use DP to connect to my TV (DP -> HDMI -> TV). Lenovo says it isn't possible ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad s440 network

Does anybody know how to configure Wi-Fi on a Lenovo ThinkPad s440 with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? I can't configure it even with LAN. Wi-Fi is the first thing I need. I can't find any drivers for Linux. As ...
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SSD slows down six months after install

Have a Samsung 840 SSD in a Thinkpad R60i running Xubuntu 13.04 /w 3GB usable RAM. Provisioned it with 20% free space and enabled TRIM, and it was fast as greased lightning to start, but four months ...
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Mobile Broadband do not work with Thinkpad T440p on Ubuntu 13.10

I have a new Lenovo T440p with built in Mobile Broadband a Lenovo N5321gw (I'm guessing its a rebranded Ericsson H5321gw). Ubuntu detects it fine and I can configure it and give the pin-code. But as ...
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Wireless driver for ThinkPad Edge E335

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a brand new (no OS) ThinkPad Edge E335. Everything seems to work just fine, but there appears to be no driver for the wireless hardware (WLAN ThinkPad 11 a/b/g/n). ...
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Ubuntu missing in Boot Priority Order

I've Ubuntu 12.04 installed as my only OS on My Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon. Today it wouldn't boot (the screen just went black when Ubuntu booted). I resat the BIOS to default and tried booting again ...
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Very long shutdown delay on 13.10

Whenever I shutdown or reboot, there is a very long delay (several minutes) before the system will shutdown. I was getting a nm-dispatch signal 15 so I thought the problem might be with network ...
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Touchpad sometimes not working after click on Thinkpad T440s

I have brought a Thinkpad T440s from Lenovo and installed Ubuntu 13.10 on it. It works good, but there is one big issue: Often the mouse freezes after a click for a few seconds and sometimes the mouse ...
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How can a touchscreen be made to disable temporarily while an active digitiser is in use?

I have a ThinkPad Yoga which features both a capacitive touchscreen and a Wacom digitiser. I can disable the touchscreen manually (using something such as xinput disable <id> in a command ...
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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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Drivers for Lenovo Thinkpad S540 Touchpad (erratic mouse cursor)

The touch-pad on the Thinkpad S540 is extremely erratic (the cursor often jumps when right-clicking, making it extremely difficult to right click anything, and even left-click sensitivity seems to be ...
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Wifi Adapter not working on Thinkpad T42 with 12.04.3

I have a weird issue that I hope someone can help with. I have just installed Ubuntu onto an old Thinkpad T42. The only disk that I had available was 11.10 and during the install I selected the wifi ...
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Thinkpad T61, Ubuntu 12.04, Fingerprint Scanner

I have a Thinkpad T61 running Ubuntu 12.04 and I need some help getting the fingerprint scanner to work. Any help is appreciated, Thank You.
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Xubuntu Internet Connection Drops

My problem is a little weird. My internet drops when I download too much data. For example when I download large files. If I just brows it will take a couple of hours to drop. When connection drops ...
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Thinkpad X201 Touchscreen Missing on Resume

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 on a Thinkpad X201 with a Wacom Touchscreen. The touchscreen seems to work fine, but upon resume after suspending, the touchscreen does not work. It actually doesn't even ...
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Laptop turns on but stays on black screen with lots of text [duplicate]

My laptop turns on but stays on a black screen with some white text it stops at *checking battery state... the aa blinking underscore. I have done ctrl alt del it restarts and comesback to the same ...