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

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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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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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Unable to connect to Wifi in 14.04 LTS?

I have Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E430(32-bit) laptop. I have installed the 14.04 ubuntu version fresh rather than upgrading from the previous version. I am using this version for around 1 year. The wifi ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit - computer shuts down by itself

After I installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit on my Lenovo ThinkPad T61 today, I could boot up Ubuntu without problem but after I run the Software Center, Additional Driver, or Firefox, the computer will shut ...
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Thinkpad T440s internal mic not working in Ubuntu 15.04

My internal microphone on my thinkpad t440s is not picking up any audio on Ubuntu 15.04. For reference, here is the output of lspci and my kernel I am running. philip@philip:~$ lspci 00:00.0 Host ...
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Wireless driver for ThinkPad Edge E335

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a brand new (no OS) ThinkPad Edge E335. Everything seems to work just fine, but there appears to be no driver for the wireless hardware (WLAN ThinkPad 11 a/b/g/n). ...
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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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Webcam not found on Thinkpad E550 (ubuntu 14.04)

I got a new laptop Thinkpad E550 and at first the touchpad was not working so I updated the kernel but now the webcam is not working. Cheese is giving the error "device not found"
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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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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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Connect work Lenovo Thinkpad to my home Internet? [closed]

Is it possible to connect my work Lenovo Thinkpad to my home Internet and still be able to use my Thinkpad at work?
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Recently installed ubuntu 15.04 replacing Windows 7, on Thinkpad Edge E430. Sound issue

I had a Dolby software for speakers on Windows 7, and it worked well. Sound on Ubuntu is week. Anything that is amiss here?
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Recently installed ubuntu 15.04 replacing windows 7, on thinkpad edge e430. unresolved battery issue?

tlp stat result: tp-smapi = inactive tpacpi = active i have tried (Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430 Battery Problem), but this battery works fine on windows with think power manager. let me know if ...
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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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Lenovo E440 dont wake up Ubuntu 15.04

After suspend my ubuntu 15.04 on Lenovo Thinkpad E440, ubuntu dont wake up. Please help me.
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Wacom tablet, stylus and eraser dont show up in xinput -list(thinkpad

I am using Ubuntu 14.04(64 bit) on Thinkpad x200. The tablet is working on windows 7(I have a dual boot). It used to work in Ubuntu 12.04(32 bit). I am now using Here is the out pout from xinput ...
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Onboard does not work with touch

Onboard (the Ubuntu default onscreen keyboard) is working fine basically, but it does not work with touch. But this is what I need it for. I just can't press any button. I can press Onboard buttons ...
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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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ThinkPad OneLink ProDock with ThinkPad Yoga

I have a ThinkPad Yoga, the one from last year and the Pro Dock of ThinkPad. I'd love to install Ubuntu on the Yoga, which should work fine from what I've seen. The question is, if the Pro Dock has ...
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Should I update Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04? [duplicate]

I use ThinkPad e540, and I have some trouble with the network in Ubuntu 14.04: if I use the kernel higher than 3.13.0-35, I can't use wired network because of lack of drive. So I haven't update my ...
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Thinkpad T440 trackpad multitouch not working [duplicate]

I am using a Thinkpad T440s with the new trackpad that has physical buttons. I ran into the issue that the physical buttons (which are recognized as a seperate PS/2 device) do not function. After a ...
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Several input devices (incl. Trackpoint/Trackpad) not working with new Thinkpad Yoga 14

I just bought a new Thinkpad Yoga 14" Notebook/Convertible without any OS preinstalled (so no windows config magic was possible to i.e. pair the active pen). I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on it. I read ...
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Ubuntu will not start with Nvidia drivers installed

When I have the nvidia graphics drivers installed. My computer just gives me the error Starting Light Display manager... and Deal with any system changes... link was shut down..... I have a lenovo ...
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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 X61 tablet touch not working (14.04)

I recently installed ubuntu on my thinkpad x61 tablet and so far I love it. But there is no touch. On windows 8.1 the touch was not working until I updated the display driver but I don't know how ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...