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

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Ubuntu heat & fan control on Lenovo

I tried to use Ubuntu (12.10) on my MacBook Pro 8,2 but it wasnt possible to use because it was always very hot and in fact there wasn't fan control. The fans always turned the same speed and nothing ...
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How to fix Hibernation [duplicate]

I have an IBM thinkpad t42. I ran the hibernation command sudo pm-hibernate but when I startup my computer, I see the windows I had open before but I don't see the mouse and can't do anything or I see ...
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Grafics on Thinkpad R50e

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a Thinkpad R50e, there is no graphics driver, seems to me. The display works, but in a magenta-red mode, video is yellowish, YouTube has no problem. In Details, ...
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Fan error when booting in Ubuntu 12.04

Everything went normally, when yesterday night I was turning off my Thinkpad laptop. I did nothing special. Today, when I tried to start using it, all I get is an error message "Fan error" and ...
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Replacing Windows 7 with ubuntu on a Lenovo T530

I am purchasing a Lenovo T530.I want to replace windows with Ubuntu 13.04.I contacted Lenovo customer support and asked if they offered one with out an operating system.I was told no and there was no ...
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webcam - where is it? [duplicate]

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 on Think pad X230i (Intel® Core™ i3-3110M CPU @ 2.40GHz × 4). There is a built-in webcam that was active during the installation process but know I don't find it. ...
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GPU lockup on Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E130 [closed]

I recently bought a netbook Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E130 (Video card Intel HD Graphics, CPU Intel Pentium B997 ULV) on which I installed Ubuntu 12.10 64 bits. A systematic bug makes it annoying to use ...
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Why doesn't suspend work when ThinkPad T500 laptop lid is closed when it is working from the command line or from clicking on the GUI?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 on my ThinkPad T500 with an extra monitor. $ uname -a Linux emre-laptop 3.5.0-25-generic #38-Ubuntu SMP Mon Feb 18 23:28:26 UTC 2013 i686 i686 i686 GNU/Linux The ...
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integrated webcam issues lenovo t430u ubuntu 12.10

I am fairly new user to Ubuntu. I have a fresh install of 64 bit Ubuntu 12.10 with the gnome remix. The laptop is Lenovo thinkpad T430u. The issue is my integrated laptop webcam is not working with ...
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Trackpad not working on thinkpad after upgrade- help?

Relevant info: Thinkpad W530 Precise 12.04.2 $ uname -a Linux revolt 3.2.0-38-generic-pae #60-Ubuntu SMP Wed Feb 13 13:47:26 UTC 2013 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux After allowing a system update (I ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 12.10 - no audio (Thinkpad T400)

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Thinkpad T400 ... but I have no sound and the keyboard buttons for volume up and down do nothing. When I open sound settings, there's nothing: it's all greyed out. It is ...
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ThinkPad W500 ubuntu 12.10 64 poor battery performace

This week I installed Ubuntu 12.10 64 on my ThinkPad W500. Great machine, powerful. But my battery lasts only around 2 hours. What I've done: In the BIOS, I disabled the discrete graphic card ...
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Thinkpad 13 Edge microphone noise problem

I'm having problems with the microphone making a annoying noise that makes talking really hard. My laptop is a ThinkPad Edge 13 (the version with an intel processor) I reported a bug [1] and I got ...
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Dual monitor flickers and resets periodically

I have a Lenovo thinkpad T530 with Ubuntu 12.10 installed. When I connect an external monitor (Acer 23') to my laptop it works fine, but both screens flicker periodically and gets reset. The ...
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my s-video out put won't fit to the tv

I am using lubuntu on my old think pad t30 laptop. The problem is with s-video out put and I would like to watch movies on my tv. I can see my desktop on my tv but it's not synchronized in size. I ...
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Touchpad/Trackpoint is overreacting

since I've installed Ubuntu I have problems with my touchpad. First under GNOME/Unity my touchpad was freezing for a couple of seconds with this dmesg-error: psmouse serio1: TouchPad at ...
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Colour Calibration Hardware Compatible with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have a Thinkpad W520 and it has a Pantone colour calibrator.I looked it up here and in Google Search but as it seems the gnome colour manager can't use it as calibrating device at all(maybe there is ...
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How does hotkeys, lid close, suspend etc. work with Ubuntu on a newer Thinkpad Laptop?

I am trying to setup my Thinkpad T420 with xmonad as window manager and with as little gnome as possible. If I launch gnome-settings-manager all my hotkeys (disable touchpad, volume up/down, ...
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why is there no /proc/bus/usb?

I have an old Thinkpad R32 2658 and I want to use dfu-util. The reference documentation starts with the following description: To run dfu-util, you need to have /proc/bus/usb mounted and working. ...
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Linux: How do I get my Thinkpad L530 trackpoint to work?

I've installed Ubuntu on my Thinkpad L530 and everything's running pretty smooth except for the trackpoint (that red button in between the keys for moving your pointer) as well as the corresponding ...
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Firefox, touchpad middle-button, open in new tab, lenovo T60

I use Firefox 18.0 with Xubuntu 12.04 on a lenovo Laptop T60. I like to use the middle button above the touchpad to do a middle-click on a link to open that page in a new tab. It works with the ...
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Ubuntu on ThinkPad. Erase recovery partition and burn a recovery cd instead

I want to turn my dual-boot ThinkPad T400 winXP + ubuntu 12.10 into single Ubuntu machine, i.e. delete Windows and recovery partitions, and use all the disk space for Ubuntu. Before doing so, I ...
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How do I control the fan when running kernel 3.7?

A while ago I started to use thinkfan to control the fan speed of my lenovo thinkpad. This became necessary as it stoped working after a kernel update (I think it came with the installation of a v3.7 ...
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Sluggish desktop/Unity performance on ThinkPad Edge

Fresh (1 week old) install of Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit version on a ThinkPad Edge 15, specs as follows: System specs (site wouldn't let me hotlink the image) I think the swap is about 2GB but can't ...
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Changed Laptop Screen (Thinkpad), FN-Key Brightness control stopped working

I just replaced the broken screen on my Thinkpad Edge 13". Now the brightness-adjustments via the FN keys don't work anymore (the brightness indicator bar goes from Low - Full, but nothing actually ...
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Brightness hot keys on Thinkpad T420 with Ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

I have been testing Ubuntu 12.10 on my Thinkpad T420 (with nvidia optimus, yes) and over the last couple of days I've made 10-20 clean installs. Every install I've (until now) has had the brightness ...
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How to make Bluetooth work on Thinkpad T410?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and I have been trying to make my new keyboard (Logitech K810) and Nokia Phone 700, work with my Thinkpad T410. It just does not work. I have tried the instructions mentioned ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 on Lenovo ThinkPad with UEFI

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop amd64 on my Lenovo ThinkPad E330. There were no problem during installation. Now I can boot to Ubuntu and use it. BUT: now there is only one option in Boot ...
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Thinkpad W520 brightness modification requires suspend

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad W520 with 12.10 installed on it. The specifics are: Linux corellia 3.5.0-19-generic #30-Ubuntu SMP Tue Nov 13 17:48:01 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux It works ...
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Thinkfan on Thinkpad T410 - thinkpad_acpi doesn't seem to support fan_control

I try to run thinkfan. I installed it and configured it. But if i do this i get an error. chris@chris-ThinkPad-T410:~$ sudo thinkfan -n WARNING: Using default temperature inputs in ...
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Get ThinkPad orientation

On Windows, screen orientation of my ThinkPad W520 can automatically change if I rotate the computer to hold it like a book. Is it possible to detect computer orientation on Linux?
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Can't Boot Kernel Error -CPU Features

When I try to use Ubuntu on my PC (Windows), I get the following error: This kernel requires the following features not present on the CPU: pae Unable to boot - Please use a kernel appropriate ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Black screen with mouse cursor sometimes after Ubuntu boot - nvidia optimus [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I have the problem on my ThinkPad T520 with Nvidia Optimus and SSD drive Problem occurs with ...
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Fingerprint GUI on Thinkpad X1 Carbon

I have a Thinkpad X1 Carbon. I followed these instructions, but to no avail. The output of lsusb is: sguha@ajgubi:~$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub ...
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Pinch to Zoom on Thinkpad X1 Carbon

I have a nice new Thinkpad X1 Carbon. Is there a way to enable pinch to zoom? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.
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Booting recovery partition using GRUB2

I tried to install Kubuntu on my Lenovo X230 recently, where I managed to wipe out the whole Win7 partition. I would like to have a dualboot setup on my laptop, and I'm in need of some help; Is it ...
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Using DisplayPort with ThinkPad and DockingStation does not work

I have a ThinkPad x230 in a Mini Dock Plus. It is connected to two ThinkVision displays. Currently I'm using DVI, as I have had trouble using DisplayPort: Ubuntu is a current 12.10 installation, the ...
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Modprobe loads nvidia driver but xorg.conf has errors

I recently upgraded to 12.10. In the process, my laptop, which is a W520 in a dock, connected to 2 external monitors (the same monitors.. Dell U2400). I finally got the nvidia-experimental-310 driver ...
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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 ...