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

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Sierra E7455 mobile broadband modem

has someone got a Sierra EM7455 working on Ubuntu 14.04 or 16.04? I've got a Thinkpad T460s which has this type of broadband modem. the system recognizes the modem mbimcli -d /dev/cdc-wdm0 ...
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Think pad led is blinking after wake

After installing Ubuntu 16.04 I get the next problem on my ThinkPad E440: 1) My laptop connected to power 2) I suspend it. 3) After wake up - the led indicator on the top of letter "i" starts ...
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ThinkPad T440s fan speed

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my new T440s, and it seems the fan starts working at full speed from time to time, I've read in several places that this causes the fan to be noisy and generally ...
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TPM error 6 when booting thinkpad

When booting or restarting a ThinkPad running 16.04 with 4.4.0-23-generic. I see a brief error or warning that states TPM error (6) Looking at the system, I see a bit of chatter in dmesg $ ...
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Install Fingerprint Driver 138a:0090 on Ubuntu 16.04 (ThinkPad T460s)

I'm about to config my new fantastic T460s with Ubuntu 16.04 (because of Skylake Kernel issue I've to chose such new version) I tried to use my fingerprint sensor which is 138a:0090 (lusb) Fingerprint ...
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Thinkpad W510 gets slow after 5 mins of regular activity (CPU thread fully loaded)

I own a Lenovo Thinkpad W510. Since I got it, I always run into this problem, especially when running Ubuntu. After starting the laptop and using Chrome or Firefox with just 4-5 tabs open and ...
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Thinkpad W540 internal input devices not detected in Ubuntu 15.04

The touchpad, trackpoint, and keyboard aren't detected after boot. I know that the keyboard still works because I can use it to navigate the BIOS. Looking at my X server's log, I can see that my ...
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No hdmi audio after suspend

My problem is that when I wake up the computer after suspend I don't have audio with HDMI. Well, there is "audio" but it's like playing a song and hearing 1 second every 10 minutes and very distorted. ...
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Thinkpad T540p, 16.04 LTS, microphone doesn't work at all

I've got a huge issue with my build in microphone of my Lenovo T540p notebook. I am new to Ubuntu and using the 16.04 LTS. I already read many threads about this and tried to solve it with ALSA mixer ...
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Fan stuck at 257 RPM Thinkpad Yoga S1 and Ubuntu 16.04

I was thinking for some time that my laptop seems to be hotter than it's supposed to and I recently downloaded psensor to have a look at what's going on. It seems my fan is always stuck at 257 RPM ...
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Installing Ubuntu 16.04 with home encryption on a NVMe SSD

On a Thinkpad X1 Carbon 4th Generation installing Ubuntu 16.04 with home encryption enabled I ran into the same problem as described here: After new Ubuntu 15.04 installation, startup asks for ...
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kubutnu xenial (16.04): No wireless on lenovo Thinkpad E145

I have installed xenial on three generations of Thinkpads (T43, T510 and the above mentioned E145). In the first two cases, wireless started out of the box marvelously. On E145, however, it does not, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Touch pad scroll direction is wrong on Dell Latitude and Lenovo ThinkPad

I have installed 14.04 recently in my Dell Latitude E6410. Touch pad scroll working seems to be incorrect. Inverted direction. I checked this on Lenovo ThinkPad also, there also i have observed the ...
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How does Ubuntu map Fn-keys and hardware buttons

How does Ubuntu know how to handle Fn-keys and hardware buttons such as the volume buttons? I am using a Thinkpad W530. For example, when I stop lightdm, stop the acpid daemon, and kill X. I have ...
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Thinkpad X250/X260 w/ docking station w/ 2 external monitors w/ Ubuntu >= 14.04?

Has anyone already tried the set-up described in the title? Thinkpad X series >= X240 docking station Ubuntu >= 14.04 with two (high resolution) external monitors? (How) Does it work? Which ...
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Automate echo 220 | sudo tee command

I'm trying to up the sensitivity of my trackpoint in Ubuntu 16.04, and following the instructions posted at What is the best way to configure a Thinkpad's TrackPoint? I found that the following ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad T460 Multitouch not working

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T460 and the touchpad doesn't support multitouch. Two-Finger gestures do. Am I missing dirvers?
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Ubuntu doesn't look like sending power to an usb port used by a device that uses 2 usb ports to function

Update since the latest release of displaylink drivers this issue was solved - it was a driver issue I'm connecting a Lenovo Thinkvision Displaylink USB external monitor to a Lenovo Thinkpad ...
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Internet connection suddenly missing in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a dual-boot ThinkPad Edge E330 laptop (Ubuntu 14.04 /win10). I have had so far no problems with Ubuntu. This morning I started my session and I noticed that the laptop was not even trying to ...
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thinkfan - startup command doesn't start [duplicate]

I have a Thinkpad and I usually use thinkfan to control the fan on my laptop. But this program doesn't start at the startup automatically, so I created a startup program with this command: sudo ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 4th Generation

General Goal I've spend about 2 full days on this issue by now. And my goal sounds fairly simple: I want to install Ubuntu on my new Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 4th Generation. Problem After booting ...
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External monitor turns off for several seconds every 5-10 minutes

I've got the following issues with my Ubuntu 16.04 installed on Lenovo ThinkPad T500 laptop with two external monitors connected via display and VGA ports. I think the issue started after I've ...
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Installation problem (16.04, Thinkpad T460s): initramfs unable to find a medium

I am desperately trying to install Ubuntu-Gnome 16.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T460s using a USB stick. It came with Windows 10 and brings the following error: busybox ... initramfs unable to find a ...
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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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How to install a fingerprint reader on Lenovo ThinkPad

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad with a fingerprint reader: How to make Ubuntu recognise it and use it for login? I already tried: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fingerprint/fingerprint-gui sudo apt-get ...
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16.04 intel HD 520 thinkpad problem

I just bought a thinkpad t460s and installed a fresh version of ubuntu 16.04. I'm using chrome and i get a very annoying flicker at some pages and youtube, and I also tryed to play a game and the ...
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Thinkpad T410S Suspend Problem

I recently bought an old Thinkpad T410S and everything was fine until recently occured a problem with suspend. When I press Fn+F4 (suspend button), laptop turns off screen, but do not suspend and ...
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Slash (“/”) in Thinkpad T420 ABNT keyboard

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T420 with a Brazilian ABNT keyboard layout. This is a rather unique layout where the slash is between the context menu key and the arrow keys. However, the slash key does ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad E460 Suspend Problem

I recently bought myself a new Lenovo Thinkpad E460 (i5 Version) and installed Ubuntu 15.10 on it. Now my Problem is that if I try to suspend my Notebook, one of three things will happen: it goes ...
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Touchpad debugging - Opinion needed

I'm trying to debug an odd touchpad problem with Ubuntu 14.04.4 on a Lenovo e460. I have followed this touchpad debugging tutorial, but it doesn't directly address the symptoms I am experiencing. ...
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Thinkpad T460p WLAN problems

Sometimes my WLAN works, sometimes it doesn't show any networks (although there are many; I can see it with my phone). Rebooting helps. I have an Intel Wireless 8260 chip. I use the proprietary ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad 11e Randomly Freezes on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad 11e (with the Intel chipset not the AMD), that used to experience freezes randomly under 14.04 which have persisted after a clean install of 16.04. Description of the freezes ...
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PowerTOP issue with fresh 16.04 install on ThinkPad E555

Here's what happened when I tried to set optimum settings after installing PowerTOP: Reading package lists ... Done Dependency tree. Status information can be read .... Done Suggested packages:   ...
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Wlan0 interface disappeared after upgrade to Xubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

Since the upgrade from to Xubuntu 16.04 from Xubuntu 15.10 on a Lenovo Thinkpad Twist (S230u) with Broadcom wireless card the wlan0 device has disappeared. It is as though the physical device was ...
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Linux Support for builtin wifi adapters in Thinkpad T-series and Dell XPS?

Ubuntu 14.04 on my Thinkpad T400 sometimes has the problem of the builtin wifi adapter stops working, and I haven't found a way of solving it, albeit asking quite a few questions in this forum. I ...
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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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Trackpoint and touchpad Lenovo L460 Thinkpad (15.10)

on my L460 thinkpad neither the trackpoint nor the trackpad work. I am only able to use the gui with an external mouse connected. I tried with the kernels 4.5 rc 4, 4.5 rc 6, 4.2.0 16 and 4.2.0 30. ...
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Trackpad and keyboard erratic behaviour on Thinkpad Yoga (15.10)

I'm trying to troubleshoot some problems that have been plaguing my Thinkpad Yoga, running 15.10. First up, the trackpad stops working for seconds at a time. This alone makes it almost unusable. But I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 brightness keys don't work anymore after dist-upgrade on Thinkpad L430

I just updated my Ubuntu system from 13.10 to 14.04. After having fixed GRUB which broke on upgrading, I run into certain other problems. One of them is that the brightness adjustment keys of my L430 ...
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Poor battery life

I have relatively high discharge rate (about 14W, which results in ~3 hours of battery life) on my ThinkPad X230. I'm using TLP, intel_pstate's powersave governor. The following kernel arguments are ...
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Thinkpad 11e Hard Lockup Using Multimedia Apps

Xubuntu 15.10 install on a Thinkpad 11e is locking up (entire system freezes) while using multimedia applications, or multimedia websites with Chrome. This has happened while playing games (OpenTTD, ...
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My Thinkpad X1 2015 freezes randomly. How do I diagnose the issue?

I have a Thinkpad X1 Carbon 2015 (20BSCTO1WW). Intel i5-5300U processor, 14" FHD Screen, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD. I'm running Wily (15.10.) I installed Wily on this machine while it was still in beta. ...
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Thinkpad X1 Yoga: accelerometer Acer BMA150 not working

The Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga ships with an Acer BMA150 accelerometer. This device is recognized by the Kernel (running Ubuntu 16.04 with Mainline kernel 4.6-RC2): root# uname -a Linux x1 ...
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Performance issues on Lenovo T460s (seems like graphics problem under metacity)

We just got new Lenovo Thinkpad T460s laptops at work. Processor: 4x Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6200U CPU @ 2.30GHz, Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 520 Memory: 8055MB DDR4 Harddisk: 256 GB SSD ...
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Thinkpad E460 touchpad not detected

This is a fairly new model and I understand support isn't going to be great from the get go. External mouse does work. I have tried Ubuntu 14.04, 15.10, and 16.04, Mint 17, and Opensuse (Leap and ...
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Running Ubuntu on Asus UX303LA

I've been looking for a Laptop for school and stumbled across the Asus UX303LA since Lenovo doesn't bother using decent displays in their beginner to semi-professional Thinkpads. I'm probably getting ...
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Cannot boot LiveUSB with X1 Yoga

I recently bought a ThinkPad X1 Yoga and I'm trying to install Ubuntu in dual boot alongside Windows 10. I installed Windows 10 from USB easily. But when I try to boot Ubuntu from USB, the computer ...
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Configure Thinkpad Trackpoint only for Scrolling [duplicate]

I want to use my thinkpad trackpoint only for scrolling up and down purposes. Is this possible and if so how can I configure it in ubuntu.
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How can I reduce “palm touch sensitivity” on my Thinkpad?

Am running 14.04.4 on my Thinkpad L450 - however I have noted the touchpad is very sensitive to my palm rubbing against the touchpad when I use the TrackPoint nub. How can I reduce the sensitivity of ...
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Lenova Thinkpad power button does nothing

I have installed Ubuntu on many computers, both desktop and laptop, and the power button opens the power menu asking what to do. However, I just got a Lenova Thinkpad T410i secondhand from a friend. ...