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

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My Lenovo Thinkpad T61 will not connect to the internet

I have a Lenovo thinkpad t61 with the 4695gn wifi card, my problem is my laptop wont connect to the internet even tho it lists all the wifi ssds that it can connect to and aswell it will keep asking ...
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Cannot reassign XF86Back and XF86Forward keys

I have thinkpad laptop with annoying back/forward keys near the arrow keys. I often press them by mistake, which leads to text losses while typing in browser. In other DEs (mate, xfce etc.) I usually ...
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Laptop freezes unexpectedly

I have a Lenovo T540p laptop with ubuntu 14.04. I have been using it for about 2 weeks and it froze 4 times (3 times with dark screens and 1 time with the same screen I was working with) After ...
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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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Suddenly unable to boot from Ubuntu Live USB,

I see there are several similar questions on here, but none exactly matches the problem I think. I created a bootable USB of Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04, via unetbootin, on OS X. The USB live session ...
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Laptop fails to suspend or hibernate, wakeup detected in Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 with gnome on my Thinkpad T410. To my surprise, it didn't have any option to suspend/hibernate the current session. So i installed pm-utils and also added extension which ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad E540 Touchpad only works as mousclick for the trackpoint

i have an Installation of xubuntu 14.04, and i dont know how but i cant use my touchpad anymore or at least it just works as an mousclick. Under Windows it works fine, so it must be a driver problem. ...
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Problem with xrandr rotation inverted

I have a lenovo x230t and have recently begun to retry with getting my screen rotation to work properly. I've been using the following: https://github.com/martin-ueding/thinkpad-scripts. But calling ...
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Can't boot Lenovo laptop (v570) after installing Ubuntu

No, this is not a 'I want to boot Windows after installing Ubuntu' question, I installed Ubuntu, fully wiping everything, every default settings, but now it won't get past BIOS. It just gets stuck ...
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T450s trackpoint _and_ touchpad support

Following the instructions posted in [1] i was able to get my trackpoint buttons working on ubuntu 15.04 Unfortunately that disabled the touchpad gestures (like 2 finger swiping). How do i bring ...
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T450s doesn't see m.2 drive from Nautilus file manager

I'm running Windows on an M.2 drive and Linux on the main drive, but I'm not seeing the Windows drive when in Ubuntu (14.04.2, 4.0 kernel). On my older computer (T440s) it shows up under Devices in ...
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Is it possible to turn off Thinkpad dead battery led indicator?

I have old Thinkpad T61 with ubuntu 14.04LTS. Battery is completely dead (orange light is blinking all the time). But I don't want to replace it. I would like to turn off that indicator? Can it be ...
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Touchpad not recognized after suspend (Ubuntu 14.04, Thinkpad T420)

My Thinkpad T420 has had problems with recognizing the touchpad since I updated to Ubuntu 14.04. Immediately after logging in, it can recognize the touchpad, and all is fine. However, if I suspend, ...
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Thinkpad L450 Webcam not working

I've installed ubuntu 15.04 on my new Thinkpad L450. So far everything is working. But the Webcam does not seem to work, it is not recognized, e. g. by cheese. $ lsusb Bus 003 Device 002: ID ...
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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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Is it possible to use two external monitors for my Thinkpad T440p using a Lenovo Ultra Dock?

I have a T440p and using it with two external monitors connected through VGA and Mini-Displayport (one vertical, the other horizontal, both 1920*1080) and not using the laptop display itself. I also ...
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Which distro should I use on an IBM ThinkPad T41 for speed? [closed]

I am planning to install Ubuntu on my old laptop - IBM ThinkPad T41. The laptop has 1 GB RAM, 50 GB hard disk, 1.6-GHz Pentium M processor and 32MB ATI Mobility Radeon 9000 graphics card. I would ...
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Relation between thinkpad-acpi and tp_smapi?

In my 14.04 on T400 laptop, what are the relation between the two modules thinkpad-acpi and tp_smapi? Are they both drivers for the power devices? thinkpad-acpi is said to be driver. So is tp_smapi? ...
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How to enable physical trackpoint buttons in Lenovo X250?

Under Ubuntu 14.04, the trackpoint buttons (now again physical as opposed to X240) do not work properly. Left Button scrolls up, right button scrolls down, middle button does nothing. How to resolve ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 fails to boot after updates are installed

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on my new Lenovo Thinkpad T450s. It worked for some 3 weeks, I could also install updates without problems. But 10 days ago, after installing updates, Ubuntu failed ...
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How to use Thinkpad X60 Tablet (wacom drivers) pen drawing and screen rotation

I just installed Lubuntu on my Thinkpad X60 Tablet, and so far it's been good. But I have no idea how to get the pen and the screen to work for drawing. The same is with the screen buttons and screen ...
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Boot problems with Ubuntu 14.04 in ThinkPad T450s

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in a ThinkPad T450s and I cannot boot in the normal way. Some sites recommend changing the Secure Boot options, and while this works for the first time, if I tried to boot ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Thinkpad w520 Three monitors only after turn on and connect to dock

I have been trying to set up a three-monitor configuration on my laptop. I have a Thinkpad w520 with a Lenovo Thinkpad dock station also, Nvidia card with Optimus support and nvidia-331 drivers ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.04 will not boot after upgrade! [duplicate]

IBM ThinkPad, T43, Type 2686 (ATI video according to specs)... Running fine since 14.04 install. After 15.04 upgrade, stops boot (or appears to have "hung up") after some disk activity. Have tried ...
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Thinkpad x201 tablet touchscreen not recognized

xsetwacom --list devices gives me nothing, however, on Windows7 touch-screen and stylus works fine. How to fix this on ubuntu 14.10 up to date
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How to make ClickButtons work without affecting the Touchpad (X1C)

There's a simple way to enable the ClickButtons on a Lenovo X1 Carbon that I already found here: http://askubuntu.com/a/599831/167365 echo "options psmouse proto=imps" > ...
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14.04 Thinkpad T450: Text getting messed up on large screens

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on think-pad T450. When using an external monitor with higher resolution than the in-built laptop screen, the text of dialog boxes are getting messed up. Looks like I need ...
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Thinkpad X1 Carbon (3rd Gen, 2015) Wifi Speed in Ubuntu 15.04

I just picked up a Thinkpad X1 Carbon, 3rd Generation and installed Ubuntu 15.04. Everything I've tried seems to be working just fine, aside from the wifi. Initially, it does not really work at all. ...
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Fan not working on Thinkpad T440s (Ubuntu 14.04)

When I run the 'sensors' command in terminal, I get this: acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +55.0°C (crit = +200.0°C) coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Physical id 0: ...
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Is there a way to enable tap to click for the Thinkpad trackpoint using systemd in 15.04?

Is there a way to enable tap to click for the Thinkpad trackpoint using systemd in 15.04? I know sensitivity can be adjusted, but I have not seen a way to enable tap to click. There's instructions ...
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Increase Trackpoint Sensititvity with SystemD (Ubuntu 15.04 or later)

My upstart job which configured my trackpoint sensitivity (Values 255, 255) does not work anymore. How can I get equivalent behaviour with systemd?
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Wireless interface become disabled

My internal intel wireless adapter (Intel PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN [Shiloh], and logical name: wlan0) sometimes stops working, and I have to restart Ubuntu so that it will work again. My laptop is ...
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What is the best way to configure a Thinkpad's TrackPoint?

The previously useful ThinkWiki pages appear quite outdated. I am trying to permanently change my TrackPoint sensitivity and speed settings and enable middle mouse button scrolling. I have tried ...
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Graphic glitches, icons and text disappears with Thinkpad T450 and Ubuntu 14.10 Gnome

I bought Lenovo ThinkPad T450 with hope that it would work straight out of the box, most ThinkPads have really great support early on imo. But this laptop isn't really coping with me. The problem I ...
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Thinkpad Extra Buttons above touchpad enable left middle right

today i bought ThinkPad L450, wiped whole windows, installed ubuntu and woah extra touchapd buttons works as scrolling on page left scrolls up, right scrolls down and middle dont know... Is there any ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 slow on Thinkpad X200 Ext4 and NTFS

I have a Thinkpad X200 that seems to load programs slowly, but operates fine once each application is up. The operating system is Ubuntu 14.04 (on a dual boot from Windows 7), and I've partitioned ...
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Thinkpad Battery Life

I've got an X1 Carbon, and I've done my best to get battery life up to just under 3 hours. I've had the machine for two years now, but I'd really love to get 6 hours. Has anyone personally gotten a ...
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ubuntu-geoip-provider 100% cpu

/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ubuntu-geoip-provider is using a full core on my laptop and doesn't seem like it'll ever finish up - have left it running for at least 30mins before killing it. it'll restart ...
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Display brightness problem on ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2015 (3rd Gen)

I now obtained brandnew ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2015 (3rd Gen) (20BS). Almost of setup has been done, but one problem remaining. Display brightness. << What I had done >> Reference pages are Lenovo ...
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Remap touch pad zones for Thinkpad Yoga?

I have one of the new Thinkpads (Thinkpad Yoga S1) with the integrated touch pad which acts as what used be the dedicated left, right, and middle buttons. I am trying to configure my touch pad in ...
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Touchpad on Thinkpad E550 is recognized as mouse. No Scrolling possible

i bought a new Thinkpad E550 and installed Ubuntu 14.10. Works fine, except the touchpad is not recognized properly. Scrolling isn't possible, working without isn't working for me ;). It seems, that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Wifi keep disconnecting - thinkpad t450s - Realtek wireless

The wifi connection disconnect many times per hour. The problem only occurs at my work, not at home. Maybe there's something to configure about the wireless driver or something... Here's the driver : ...
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Removing Utopic HWE-Stack and downgrading X.org and Kernel to use external projector on ThinkPad T450 running Ubuntu 14.04.2

As indicated in the previously asked question: 14.04 Thinkpad T450: Text getting messed up on large screens I am also experiencing this problem (garbled text and missing letters) when using an ...
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Status of Ubuntu for Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga

I am strongly considering to buy a Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 14 and since I will have to use it for work, I will have to partition it and install Ubuntu. For this, I am wondering about the current status ...
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ThinkPad T420s docking station: no sound on external speakers

When I plug external speakers into the docking station for Thinkpad T420s i get no sound (internal speakers mute). P.S. I know the solution but it seems to be ok post problem specific solution in ...
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Should I install the intel graphic driver after installed nvidia driver?

My laptop is w540 with ubuntu 14.04.2 kernel 3.18.9, Nvidia k2100m and intel hd 4600, I preferred the closed-source drivers, so I have already installed the Nvidia 349 driver from PPA. To better use ...
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Poor wifi performance on lenovo x230 compared to windows [duplicate]

I have windows 7 installed in one partition and ubuntu 12.04 in the other on my lenovo thinkpad x230. If I surf internet using windows while connected to the home wifi network, it works perfectly. On ...
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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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Thinkpad T440p Hard drive noise- Ubuntu 14.04

At this point I can't remember what my computer sounded like when I ran Windows, but regardless there is a constant hard drive noise that is bothering me- I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. It is a whirring ...