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if you are afraid to break anything and just want to try it do the following: -mount ubuntu image on windows with daemon tools -from there run wubi.exe it will make you a ubuntu installation on your disk. reboot and voila you have side by side.


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Your Wireless LAN is hard blocked. To unblock it - sudo rfkill unblock all


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When the grub menu loads (you need to hold shift after the bios screen), I select my kernel image and press 'e' to edit the boot parameters. At the end of the line beginning with "Linux" I append the option "i915.modeset=0". Turns out I can omit the "xforcevesa" option.


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The fix here: http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Category:T510 worked for me after a restart. Just be sure to backup your xorg.conf file beforehand (you can find it in /etc/X11/) My xorg.conf looks like this now in its entirety, and it works fine: Section "Device" Identifier "Default Device" Driver "nvidia" Option "NoLogo" ...


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I have a T440s and may be its the same thing: the keyboad top row has two modes, the direct key and the "Fn" + key. You can switch between the two modes by pressing Fn + FnLk (Esc key on my french keyboard). On my Fn key, a light indicates the mode: when the light is on, I have the F1, F2... in direct mode and I must press Fn to access the special functions ...


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Open gedit and copy-paste the following lines into it: #!/bin/sh # This script disables the touchpad without disabling buttons by setting Hysteresis # to an impossible value. ############ # Warning! # ############ # If you have a touchpad with no "Physical" buttons but have to tap the corners # of your touchpad to simulate physical buttons, put a "#" sign ...



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