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

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How to make the volume change more gradually?

So I'm currently using Ubuntu 13.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad R61i laptop and the problem I have is that the actual sound volume doesn't grow linearly with the change of the volume slider position: in the ...
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thinkpad hdaps with ultrabay hdd

I'm aware that Thinkpad HDAPS's linux driver can stop the standard hard drive in your computer. However, I have a SSD plugged into my main port and a regular HDD plugged into my ultrabay. Is it ...
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Pinch to Zoom on Thinkpad X1 Carbon

I have a nice new Thinkpad X1 Carbon. Is there a way to enable pinch to zoom? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.
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Accelerometr in Lenovo Thinkpad E330

How can I enable active HDD protection on Lenovo TP Edge 13. Ubuntu 13.10 hdapsd says that there is no accelerometer, but in windows it worked! I tried to shake a laptop while it was reading hdd, but ...
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Monitor blinks on and off and sometimes shuts off

I love Ubuntu and haven't even had to ask a question here but it seems the time has come that I must. The newest version, 13.04, has a lot of problems.. but this problem is one that isn't specific ...
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External screen detected but not working on DisplayPort connection

I'm running up to date Raring on my Thinkpad X220 and stumbled upon weird problem. I can connect to an external 24 inch DELL U2312HM external screen using DisplayPort cable. I tried the same ...
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Nvidia Optimus / Purple screen at boot

I have a ThinkPad T430 with an Nvidia NVS 5400M dual booting Raring and Windows 8. If I boot directly into Ubuntu or reboot Ubuntu then the system boots with a purple screen directly after grub. It's ...
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USB audio interface not recognized on re-docking a Thinkpad

my Thinkpad X230 is sitting on a Lenovo docking station (Minidock Plus) and I have a USB audio interface (NI Komplete Audio 6) connected to the dock. It works fine when I boot the computer while it is ...
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Grafics on Thinkpad R50e

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a Thinkpad R50e, there is no graphics driver, seems to me. The display works, but in a magenta-red mode, video is yellowish, YouTube has no problem. In Details, ...
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Fn-keys stopped working on a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge

I'm running 12.04 on a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge. I'm having these possibly related issues with things that worked perfectly when I installed Ubuntu: Most of the Fn-keys worked seamlessly after I freshly ...
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IBM ThinkVision Monitor not being detected by Ubuntu 11.10 on Lenovo Thinkpad T400

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T400, connected to an IBM omniport dock. To this is connected my IBM ThinkVision monitor, via DVI cable. My Thinkpad is running Ubuntu 11.10. The monitor is not being ...
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Validity Sensor (138a:0017) fingerprint reader not working

I recently bought a Thinkpad (T440p) and installed Ubuntu 13.10. It should be certified for Ubuntu. But there is one thing, which doesn't work out of the box. My Validity Sensors fingerprint reader ...
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Very long shutdown delay on 13.10

Whenever I shutdown or reboot, there is a very long delay (several minutes) before the system will shutdown. I was getting a nm-dispatch signal 15 so I thought the problem might be with network ...
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Wifi Adapter not working on Thinkpad T42 with 12.04.3

I have a weird issue that I hope someone can help with. I have just installed Ubuntu onto an old Thinkpad T42. The only disk that I had available was 11.10 and during the install I selected the wifi ...
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Trying to run Korean Crossover 27" 2560x1440 with Dispaly port but image looks crap

So, I've bought one of these 27" beasts (Crossover QHD) and currently I am trying to get the monitor running with a Thinkpad x220 seated in a docking station (according to its specs, it can drive two ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 138a:0017 driver for fingerprint reader is missing

In my laptop I have a fingerprint reader, and either fprint and fingerprint-gui cant detect it. I have ubuntu 12.04 lts The fingerprint id is as follows: Bus 003 Device 002: ID 138a:0017 Validity ...
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How can I get the mini displayport on my Thinkpad to work in Ubuntu 13.10?

I've tried it before with 13.04, and it didn't work then either. Ubuntu simply doesn't detect it. Is there a driver or kernel that will let me use it?
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Middle-button scroll not working in Ubuntu 12.04 [Thinkpad X230]

My track-point works, so does my track pad. The middle button of both my trackpad and my mouse can be used to close applications among other things. But I just cannot use it to scroll (the way we do ...
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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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Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 & Thinkpad L530: brightness buttons

Good day everyone, as mentioned I'm using my Thinkpad L530 running Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 as of late. I have two basic problems at the moment: Toggeling the screen brightness with fn+F8 /fn+F9 only ...
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Enable Touch Screen on Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch

There are quite a few guides on how to enable touch screens, but none with credentials or specifically to a ThinkPad device like the one I have. Does anyone know how to enable it or know where I can ...
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Jumpy mouse pointer

I'm using Precise Pangolin (with the latest updates) in my Thinkpad x220 but apparently when I have my laptop plugged in and the battery is fully charged the mouse pointer jumps like crazy when I try ...
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ThinkPad X1 Carbon PalmDetect fail

We can see that w (width of finger) is always. Do the PalmDetect actually does not work. ubunto 12.10. synclient 1.6.2 :~$ synclient| grep Palm PalmDetect = 1 PalmMinWidth = ...
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Screen doesn't dim down to save power on Ubuntu 13.04

While idling my screen does not dim down to save power on my ThinkPad T430. I use acpi_osi='!Windows 2012' to fix dimming for function keys. On some days while the beta dimming to save power ...
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my s-video out put won't fit to the tv

I am using lubuntu on my old think pad t30 laptop. The problem is with s-video out put and I would like to watch movies on my tv. I can see my desktop on my tv but it's not synchronized in size. I ...
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How does hotkeys, lid close, suspend etc. work with Ubuntu on a newer Thinkpad Laptop?

I am trying to setup my Thinkpad T420 with xmonad as window manager and with as little gnome as possible. If I launch gnome-settings-manager all my hotkeys (disable touchpad, volume up/down, ...
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Can't Boot Kernal Error -CPU Features

When I try to use Ubuntu on my PC (Windows), I get the following error: This kernel requires the following features not present on the CPU: pae Unable to boot - Please use a kernel appropriate for ...
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Booting recovery partition using GRUB2

I tried to install Kubuntu on my Lenovo X230 recently, where I managed to wipe out the whole Win7 partition. I would like to have a dualboot setup on my laptop, and I'm in need of some help; Is it ...
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No ethernet or wireless interfaces on 10.04

So, I just got a new Lenovo ThinkPad T430s and installed Lucid 10.04 on it. The installation went fine but when I logged in there was no connection to the internet even with a cord plugged in. ...
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no /sys/kernel/debug/vga_switcheroo with T430s

I have a ThinkPad T430s. The device includes an nVidia NVS 5200M GPU (with Optimus, i.e., hybrid graphics). Now since kernel 3.5 the vga_switcheroo way to switch between integrated and discrete ...
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Laptop monitor is cut off when using an external display (12.04 + Unity)

UPDATE: Bug is described HERE. The "problem" still allows functionality. I have 12.04 on a T61 Thinkpad. The indicator/menu bar is rendered correctly on both screens and everything with unity/dash is ...
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Thinkfan broken after update to Quantal

After upgrading my Thinkpad T400 to Quantal, I noticed that the CPU fan became much noisier, it was essentially running all the time. I have configured fan control through thinkfan. I suspect that the ...
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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. When I close the lid or I do sudo pm-suspend the laptop goes into suspend for 2-5 seconds and awakes by itself. Same happens if I try to do ...
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How to set discharging preference of batteries in Lenovo Thinkpad R400 in Ubuntu?

I have Lenovo Thinkpad R400. I have standard battery and second battery in Ultrabay slot. I want to set preference so standard battery discharges first and then starts discharging the second ultrabay ...
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Bluetooth keeps restarting on Thinkpad with ubuntu 13.10

I have a problem with my bluetooth, I recently switched from a USB bluetooth to a ThinkPad Bluetooth Daughter card (http://tinyurl.com/7onylq6), I am able to pair my bluetooth mouse and headset, ...
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Thinkpad E540, Ubunutu 13.10, Wifi problems

My Machine: Thinkpad E540, Ubunutu 13.10 Hi, I have several problems with my wifi internet connection. I assume that my problem is (strongly) related to this problem: No wifi connection on Ubuntu ...
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Thinkpad Twist Fan always on

My Thinkpad Twist's fan runs really loud always, it seems to be temperature independent. I've tried thinkfan, but it doesn't work (I also read that newer thinkpads don't work with thinkfan). The fan ...
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“Preinstalled” DVD iso

On the Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkPad page for the w540, 12.04 LTS is listed as available "preinstalled", but apparently not in the US. Is there any way to get the ISO for this OEM installation, or if ...
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Turn on ThinkLight?

I have an old Lenovo ThinkPad R61. It is fully loaded and it has the the ThinkLight option. For me to be able to turn it on and do other things like adjust the brightness, I have to use the blue ...
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Thinkpad W540 specific keys (F1-F12)

Does anyone know how I can get the keys specific to the Thinkpad W540 keyboard working on Ubuntu? I'm thinking of keys such as those increasing or decreasing screen brightness; displaying all open ...
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Trackpad on Thinkpad W540 not working properly

I just bought a Lenovo Thinkpad W540 and installed Ubuntu on it, migrating from Mac OS. I notice that the trackpad on this computer is basically one big key that can be pressed anywhere on its ...
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ThinkPad Fan Control not working properly

I have Lenovo ThinkPad W500. I have Ubuntu 12.10 installed. Its fan was not running at full speed, so I installed ThinkPad Fan Control software (tpfc0.5). I launch it by executing tpfc_start.sh in ...
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Transitioning external drive to new Ubuntu ThinkPad

I'm an Ubuntu newbie, which I'm sure the forum is not thrilled to ever hear as an opener. But after some setups are done, I think many of my Ubuntu questions can be answered by past threads. The ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 on Lenovo Thinkpad Edge: Suddenly no audio anymore

All of a sudden I don't hear any audio anymore on my Lenovo Thankpad Edge E535. stefan@ThinkPad-E535:~$ lsb_release -d Description: Ubuntu 13.10 stefan@ThinkPad-E535:~$ uname -r 3.11.0-18-generic ...
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The microphone mute button does not work in Ubuntu 13.10 and 14.04 on my Lenovo Thinkpad T430S

The microphone mute button does not work in Ubuntu 13.10 and 14.04 on my Lenovo Thinkpad T430S. I know it has worked in the past on Ubuntu (last fall), but currently not. There's no output from ...
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Error mounting SD card when returning from suspend

I have a 128 GB SD card that I use for permanent storage in my Lenovo Thinkpad X1. I've mounted it in /etc/fstab with this line: UUID=37733366-e936-41df-983a-f084352b3a5b /home/kristian/sd128gb ...
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which version good on thinkpad T42?

which version of ubuntu installs good (with no kernel and cpu problems ) on IBM thinkpad T42 ?
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how to check if overheating protection is working

Hey my Thinkpad t410i gets very hot. During load system temp goes up to 90° and the fan runs at 4500 RPM. how can i check if overheating protection is working? How critical is this temperature? ...
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No Sound out of built-in speakers Lenovo Thinkpad E525 Ubuntu 12.04

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 (LTS) on my Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E525 and I can't seem to get any sound out of the built-in speakers on my Notebook. I have tried rebooting, purging alsa, reinstalling and ...
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Thinkpad X61 (4965agn) wireless not working

So I have had ubuntu for a while now and I have tried literally every solution online, but to no avail, there just seems to be no way to solve this problem: the wifi signal on my x61 is not strong (2 ...