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

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How well is the thinkpad internal microphone supported?(x230)

Specs say it's an internal digital stereo microphone. Windows does have an option to switch between conference and singleuser mode, like most voice recorders with stereo mics. Is this Option hardware ...
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No ethernet or wireless interfaces on 10.04

So, I just got a new Lenovo ThinkPad T430s and installed Lucid 10.04 on it. The installation went fine but when I logged in there was no connection to the internet even with a cord plugged in. ...
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ThinkPad hard-drive motion detection support

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS on a ThinkPad X220. Does Ubuntu support the hard-drive "motion detection" features that I have always found on ThinkPads, since I first got an X31 running Windows XP? ...
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ThinkPad Ubuntu 12.10 Savage driver not working

When I upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10 the display does not work. Reading posts from other distros they claim the savage driver is now broken. I've tried installing other Debian based distros and they ...
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How do I get the fingerprint reader to work on a Lenovo x230 Tablet?

I followed this post: How to enable finger printer with Thinkpad X230 and tried to install software support for my fingerprint reader. But the software does not find it. This is the message when i ...
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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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Thinkpad X1 Carbon wakes up from sleep automatically

So, I bought a Thinkpad X1 Carbon and put Ubuntu Gnome Remix 12.10 on it. I've had an issue. Sometimes, the device will resume from its sleep state automatically. This has happened both under Windows ...
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windows maximize in the wrong display

I use dual display with Ubuntu 12.04. Display 1: Thinkpad T420s. Intel HD3000 Display 2: HP 1955. Whenever I want to maximize the windows (say a Chrome browser) in display 1, it automatically ...
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Can't boot from USB flash drive (Thinkpad T430i)

I had a Wubi install to try Ubuntu out, and decided that I want to do a proper install. I uninstalled Wubi, downloaded Ubuntu desktop 12.10 (32-bit) and put it on an 8 GB fat32 USB flash drive ...
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webcam not working on lenovo x230

I've got Ubuntu 12.04 running on my lenovo X230. I can't get the integrated webcam working with Google Talk plugin or with Cheese.
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Laptop monitor is cut off when using an external display (12.04 + Unity)

UPDATE: Bug is described HERE. The "problem" still allows functionality. I have 12.04 on a T61 Thinkpad. The indicator/menu bar is rendered correctly on both screens and everything with unity/dash is ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 on a Thinkpad X41 Tablet PC [closed]

I am not a geek or anything like that. I just got a Thinkpad X41 Tablet PC with no OS installed. I have been reading about ubuntu, and was wondering if it will work on the tablet and will all the ...
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Connect Lenovo W520 with TV using VGA output

I am trying to connect my Lenovo Thinkpad W520 with my 32 inch TV (Samsung) using he VGA output.The problem is that after connecting it with the TV I go to System Settings and then Monitors but it ...
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Thinkfan broken after update to Quantal

After upgrading my Thinkpad T400 to Quantal, I noticed that the CPU fan became much noisier, it was essentially running all the time. I have configured fan control through thinkfan. I suspect that the ...
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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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No mobile broadband wizard with a GOBI2000

My details: Thinkpad T410 GOBI 2000 WWAN Ubuntu 12.10 with Gnome3 In Ubuntu 12.04, Debian Squeeze and Debian Wheezy my GOBI2000 works like a charm but in Ubuntu 12.10 the connection wizard doesn't ...
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Trackpoint not detected Thinkpad X130e [closed]

I just did a fresh install of 12.10 and now only my touchpad works. The trackpoint and Left/Right buttons below the trackpoint do not work. The trackpoint worked fine as of 12.04. I've searched ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon support

I am considering selling my Mac to get money towards a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 because what I really want to do is to be running an Ubuntu system all the time. Is this machine completely supported in ...
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How to enable finger printer with Thinkpad X230

I am a newbie with Ubuntu and Linux, and I just switched from Windows 8. I have installed 12.04 on my new Lenovo Thinkpad x230. It seems everything else works perfectly except the finger printer. I ...
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2 external displays on Thinkpad t430s with HD4000 graphics

I am trying to run 2 external displays with my thinkpad t430s but it doesn't work. I get the error : could not set the configuration for CRTC 65 I'm using the VGA output and the hdmi output with a ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430 Battery Problem [closed]

On Ubuntu's Web Page, in the Certified hardware section, it is listed Lenovo. http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/ So I decided to buy a ThinkPad from Lenovo. Just one month after I bought the ...
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Current status of support, on 12.10 quantal, for intel optimus? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? Which is the current status of the support, on 12.10, for intel optimus? I've seen lots of talk around, but how does it ...
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How to enable fingerprint device for Thinkpad t430s in 12.04?

I followed different tutorials to enable fingerprints reading, but without luck. Fingerprint GUI keeps saying no device found. Any help on this? = Edit Following first answer = I followed the ...
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WiFi slow sometimes, reboot helps, how do I debug it?

Ubuntu 12.04.1 with all updates installed. Laptop Lenovo Thinkpad X230 with Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6205. WiFi sometimes becomes extremely slow. Often this occurs when I wake the system ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad L530 - SD card reader not working

The SD card reader on my new L530 is not working. Please let me know what diagnostics I can provide to help fix this. Thanks.
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Slash (“/”) in Thinkpad T420 ABNT keyboard

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T420 with a Brazilian ABNT keyboard layout. This is a rather unique layout where the slash is between the context menu key and the arrow keys. However, the slash key does ...
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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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Move hard disk from one Lenovo computer to another? Is it likely to work?

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad x220 and have ordered a Lenovo T430s. Ideally I'd like to move the SSD (running 12.04) from the x220 to the new machine, rather than installing the OS on the new one and ...
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How to disable touchpad while using trackpoint on a Thinkpad?

Thinkpads (e.g. X230 that I'm using) have both a trackpoint and a touchpad. The touchpad is disabled when typing. However, when I'm using the trackpoint, I often touch the touchpad as well, and ...
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External display is not working under Ubuntu with a Thinkpad W530

I have a new Thinkpad W530. It has a K2000M graphics card (with Optimus) and a Intel Chipset graphic. I can't connect an external display. Here is what I tried with more or less success. 1) ...
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How to enable hard-blocked bluetooth in Thinkpad Edge 320

I'm trying to use the built-in bluetooth device of my Lenovo Thinkpad E320. It seems to be hard blocked, but i can't find any possibility to unblock it. rfkill list returns: 0: tpacpi_bluetooth_sw: ...
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How to deactivate multitouch on a Thinkpad x220/x230 tablet?

When writing with the stylus pen (in for example Xournal) the multitouch function is very annoying: When I place my writing hand on the display it produces random lines and figures. So I would like ...
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ThinkPad Fan Control error

I was able to install tpfand and tpfan-admin by following the instructions posted here. However, I'm unable to finish all the instructions. After installing ThinkPad Fan Control I referred to the ...
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How to cd to where I extracted a package, and run dpkg-deb -D?

I am following the step-by-step instructions on how to install ThinkPad Fan Control here but I could not get past this step (seen below): Open a terminal and run this command: Code: ...
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How to change CPU fan speed on ThinkPad?

I checked this post on AskUbuntu, but like the OP my BIOS does not have a setting for 'smart fan'. My BIOS though has something similar called 'Thermal Performance' wherein it's already set to maximum ...
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How to recover files after deleted my Ubuntu partition?

I normally dual-boot with 12.04 and Win XP pro sp3 on a Thinkpad R60. I needed to reinstall windows because of problems piling up, so I ran the computer's built-in hard-disk recovery software. I ...
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12.04 drops Wired Network if Wireless connects

This is a little different then most of the questions I have seen here. When I am at my office I keep my Lenovo Thinkpad t61p running Ubuntu 12.04 x64 connected via wired Ethernet. I also typically ...
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My Lenovo W500 resumes from suspend prematurely

In both Ubuntu 10.04 and 12.04, a perfectly happy sleeping laptop is woken when moved. Either the HD-shock detection, the trackpad or a sloppy key will wake it when the lid is closed. To test this I ...
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volume jumps to 100% when inserting or removing headphones

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T530. When I insert my headphones, the volume jumps to 100%, even if it was set lower before I inserted them (and also was lower the last time I used ...
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ThinkPad T420s won't boot in NVS 4200M enabled

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my Lenovo ThinkPad T420S. In BIOS I have an option to select graphical card: integrated intel card or NVS 4200M (or NVIDIA Optimus which is out of scope now). When I ...
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Sudden black screen while extracting rar (12.04)

I was in the middle of extracting a rar file when my screen blacked out (it looked like my screen when the power is off). I forced restart by pressing long on the power button of my laptop but it ...
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Amnesia closes when loading [closed]

I have a Thinkpad T410, Ubuntu 12.04 and Humble Bundle V. When I run amnesia it closes when loading. I appreciate the help. lucasa@lucasa:~$ ALSA lib pcm_dmix.c:1018:(snd_pcm_dmix_open) unable to ...
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Fn-keys stopped working on a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge

I'm running 12.04 on a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge. I'm having these possibly related issues with things that worked perfectly when I installed Ubuntu: Most of the Fn-keys worked seamlessly after I freshly ...
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No Wireless on Thinkpad T41 with Ubuntu 12

I just installed Ubuntu 12 on my old Thinkpad T41. I've done this once before but back then I installed Ubuntu 11 first and upgraded to 12. This time I''ve used the Mini iso file. Before the wireless ...
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Black screen after resuming from sleep on IBM X30

A currently installed Ubuntu 12.04 will leave my IBM X30 with a black screen after resuming from sleep mode. It seems as if the machine itself would return, but only the screen remains black and ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on a IBM ThinkPad with a USB? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu to a USB key? I would like to know the steps to follow to install Ubuntu on a IBM ThinkPad with a USB please. I would like to replace completly ...
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Very strange bug in Ubuntu (introduced in recent months' updates) [closed]

I have been using my ThinkPad x200 with Ubuntu since I bought it several yeas ago, every time doing a clean install when switching versions instead of upgrading one on top of the other. I have never ...
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Thinkpad T43p Bluetooth won't toggle on

Have Ubuntu 12.04 running fine, everything works apart from the bluetooth. this seems to be a common problem to Linux, it has worked previously with a windows install but has never functioned with ...
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Black screen with mouse pointer after resuming from suspend (from time to time) [closed]

From time to time (probably every 4th or 5th, or when it's been a long time) suspend fails to resume properly on my machine. When raising the lid I always get a second or so of terminal text before I ...
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Why has hibernation stopped working after moving my 12.04 install to a different laptop?

I recently got a new laptop (Thinkpad X230). I didn't really have time to do a fresh install so I copied my install (xubuntu 12.04) over from my old machine (Thinkpad X61). Now when I try to hibernate ...