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

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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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Ubuntu 14.10 upgrade and reinstall, Steam OpenGL problems?

I'm having some serious issues after updating to Ubuntu 14.10. Back in 14.04, I got constant error messages, and after updating, they seemed to go away for the most part, but then the came roaring ...
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Any updates on disabling middle-click paste?

I'm using the middle mouse button on my ThinkPad with Ubuntu to scroll and I'm pasting a lot of text in my documents by accident which is very annoying and I often end up with messed up documents. I ...
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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. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Live works perfect, but after installation nothing but the keyboard works?

I'm using a Lenovo ThinkPad T510 with an i7 core and 6 gigs of RAM. When I boot Ubuntu from the USB stick Live it works fine, but when I install it, the trackpad doesn't work, the screen resolution is ...
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Installing Server over Old R50e lenovo thinkpad

Tried several distribution starting on 6.10 which gave me an error: Unknown Interrupt or fault at EIP 00000060. Than went to 10.04: Got stuck every time tried to download from a mirror. Then finally ...
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Dell vs Lenovo trackpoint/nipple/trackstick mouse drivers?

I have a Dell Latitude 6 series, 3rd gen, with a trackpoint. In windows, it feels great. In linux, it feels kind of shitty. The best way I can describe it is that it is too easy to move it in a ...
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Sudo alsa force-reload not working and no sound

I can't use sudo alsa force-reload, I just get command not found. I'm trying to fix this dummy output no audio issue. Alsa is installed, I tried reinstalling it too. I'm on Debian 8. Alsamixer ...
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Touchpad scroll not working in Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 15

I recently bought the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 15 (2015 edition). I dual booted Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside pre-installed Windows 8.1. Everything works great except the touch pad scroll. I want to make ...
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Having difficulty installing Ubuntu 14.04 on my old Ibm Thinkpad T43

While trying to install ubuntu 14.04 on my old Ibm Thinkpad T43 it can freeze anytime from the Ubuntu logo screen right up to the installing of the file screens. One time while running the live trial ...
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Maximum RAM for my Ubuntu and laptop? [duplicate]

My laptop is Thinkpad T400, and running 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04. I wonder if there is no limit of the RAM size that I can use in my laptop? Now I am running Windows 8.1 in VirtualBox, which takes 2GB ...
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How to enable audio on a server installation?

I've installed an ubuntu version without GUI, namely ubuntu 14.04 Server edition, and therefor the audio is not enabled. I would like to play audio on this server installation. I've read many ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Thinkpad T440s Integrated webcam not detected

I am hoping someone can help me in figuring out how to get my integrated webcam to work, it's really frustrating, if I haven't included information that would be helpful for debugging this, please, ...
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Dedicated Trackpoint buttons don't work correctly

Setup: Lenovo W541, Ubuntu 14.04 Problem: The (hardware, not software) buttons above my touchpad don't work correctly. Left and right click seem to work like the up and down arrow keys, scrolling a ...
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thinkpad t420s, ubuntu 14.04, flickering screen and auto power down a few seconds later

This time, I was visiting flash video site with google chrome. Suddenly, the screen become flickering and then auto power down a few seconds later. This happens a few times, especially when play ...
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How to install kubuntu on Lenovo thinkpad e555

I have been trying to install Kubuntu 15.04 on Lenovo ThinkPad E555. I have created /, /home and /boot partition but as soon as I install it, it doesn't show up on boot screen (it only shows Windows ...
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Disabling trackpad but still want to use trackpoint on Thinkpad E550

I've been searching but I can't seem to find a way to disable the trackpad on my Thinkpad E550. There isn't even an option to turn it off whilst typing which makes doing so extremely difficult. Is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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?