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Ubuntu 14.04 - Wifi keeps disconnecting on Thinkpad T450S with Realtek wireless adapter

The wifi connection disconnects 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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Special keys shortcuts Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga S1

I've bought a Thinkpad Yoga 12 S1 that runs quite well with Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 but when I try to define special shortcuts where it seems Ubuntu doesn't see them the same depending on whether I use ...
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tp_smapi on the Lenevo Thinkpad T440p (or just battery thresholding)

I'm trying to get the tp_smapi module working on my Thinkpad T440p for battery thresholding with tlp. However, when I run sudo tlp-stat -b it returns tp-smapi = inactive (kernel module 'tp_smapi' ...
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Thinkpad does not wake from sleep - 14.04

On a freshly installed and updated Ubuntu 14.04 my ThinkPad E540 suspends successfully, but won't wake back up - a full reboot is necessary. Moreover, during the suspended state the fan is constantly ...
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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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Cannot use monitor plugged into dock with Thinkpad t440p on Ubuntu 15.04

This question also covers other graphics problems I've been experiencing. The Thinkpad t440p is certified for Ubuntu, but appears to have major problems after I upgraded it from 14.10 to 15.04 ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.04 + Thinkpad T510 + Xmgrace -> mysterious system freeze

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my Thinkpad T510 and planning on running simulation related work. The system works really nice until I try to use xmgrace to plot few *.xvg data files (see ...
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Applications unreliably gaining focus on mouse click in Kubuntu 15.04

I recently upgraded to Kunbutu 15.04 and am having a problem where windows are not reliably gaining focus when I click on them. For instance, when switching to using PyDev, I often need to click ...
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How to remap Back and Forward key on a Lenovo ThinkPad T420?

I used to have a Lenovo N500, in this laptop the PgUp and PgDn keys are next to the Up/Down/Left/Right keys. Now I have a Lenovo T420 and the keys next to Up/Down/Left/Right are Back and Forward. I ...
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Sound problem with ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo's Thinkpad Edge E540

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Thinkpad Edge E540 laptop. I have problem with sound. When I play music, the sound is too noisy (before I install Ubuntu, I had Windows 7 on my laptop and sound ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.10 Thinkpad X1 TouchPad not working and Super logs me out

My TouchPad on my Thinkpad X1 is not working. The Super key also logs me out. It seems to crash my gnome desktop environment. When I log in again, it's a fresh session. My terminal is blank. This ...
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Locked black screen after upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10 [duplicate]

I have just done the upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10. After restarting i get a black screen, with the cursor blanking, but i cant type anything on the screen. I am using Think-pad T400. How should i ...
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External monitor not working after docking

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on my T450s (Intel graphics card) with kernel 4.0.8. I originally updated the kernel to be able to use two external monitors with my ultra dock. Now, when I dock my running ...
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Thinkpad t450s, Intel HD Graphics 5500, ubuntu 14.04 unstable

I have just installed ubuntu 14.04 on my new thinkpad t450s. Everything basically works, but something is very flaky about my keyboard or display or both. After running for awhile some apps (E.g., ...
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Unable to load tp_smapi on Thinkpad w541

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad w541 with Haswell Procesor (i7-4810MQ ). I am unable to load the a Thinkpad module for battery improvement. joselugo@joselugo:~$ sudo tlp-stat -b --- TLP 0.7 ...
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Ubuntu Compatibility with ThinkPad W540

I am looking to purchase a a ThinkPad W540 to run Ubuntu. The specs are as follows: Processor: I7-4700MQ Graphics: NVIDIA Quadro K1100M 2G Memory: 16 GB Ram Would there be any compatibility issues ...
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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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How to use trackpoint but keep touchpad disabled on Lenovo ThinkPad e531

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad e531 laptop. This model has both a touchpad and a trackpoint. I'd like to use the Trackpoint, because I'm used to it from my previous laptop, but I'd also like to disable the ...
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Thinkpad X1 Carbon - volume buttons no longer working

I've upgraded to 14.04 LTS, and now my volume up and down keys no longer work. The mute button still works, bizarrely. The Media buttons (prev track, play/pause and next track) have also stopped ...
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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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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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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 ...