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

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Fan sporadically maxed on wake-up due to unavailable sensor temperature

I'm running Kubuntu on my Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (4th generation). Since a recent upgrade to 20.04 LTS, I have the following problem. Upon wake-up from standby the laptop's fan is sporadically set ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 stuck before login

Each time I reboot the Ubuntu, it will stuck after the grub interface and before login. I tried the boot-repair software but it doesn't help. I can only enter the Ubuntu with recovery mode. My ...
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Errors on startup

I'm running a Lenovo ThinkPad L390 with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS 64-bit GNOME version 3.36.2, and am receiving the following errors on startup: In: /tmp/mountroot-fail-hooks.d//scripts/init-premount/lvm2: No ...
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Xubuntu 20.04 LTS Cant Change Login-Screen Resolution (NVIDIA graphics)

I recently got a ThinkpadP50 with a fresh Xubuntu 20.04 LTS install CPU: Intel i7-6820HQ (8) @ 3.600GHz GPU: NVIDIA Quadro M1000M, using nvidia-driver-440 However, I'm having an issue where my lock ...
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Carbon X1 (1Gen) with ubuntu 20.04 dosen't work modem H5321gw (Ericsson manufacturer)

I have Carbon X1 (1Gen) with Ubuntu 20.04 but modem H5321gw (Ericsson manufacturer) doesn't work, I check on internet to find a solution but I think that I don't have chance to use this, I try to ...
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20.04 install Lenovo P53 not suspending

This is a fresh 20.04 install on a Lenovo ThinkPad P53 (more), with NVIDIA drivers active. If I run systemctl suspend the screen goes black, then I wind up at the lock screen and need to enter my ...
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Following update around May 28, Thinkpad running 20.04 won't suspend

I upgraded to 20.04 a couple of weeks ago, and everything seemed fine. Yesterday I did an update and received, among other things, a new kernel (5.4.0-33). Following this my laptop no longer suspends. ...
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Can't use fingerprint scanner in ubuntu 20.04

I have a Lenovo L490, with a built-in fingerprint scanner (27c6:55b4 Shenzen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. Fingerprint Reader). I'm on ubuntu 20.04, and when I try to setup the fingerprint scanner for ...
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How to activate fingerprint on ubuntu 20.04 for login?

I couldn't able to enable the fingerprint by Settings->Users->Authentication & Login. When doing like above I getting error like "Could not access any fingerprint readers Please contact your ...
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lm-sensors stops reading temp1, causes overheating

Once in a while, after waking my laptop from sleep (a Lenovo Thinkpad T440 on Ubuntu 18.04) lm-sensors will fail to read temp1 and as a result, thinkfan seems to think the temperature is low and does ...
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18.04.4 Fails to shutdown

Laptop: Thinkpad E485, 32GB RAM, Ryzen 3 2200U with vega graphics. Kernel 5.3.0-53-generic Symptoms: Fails to shut down. Both from gui and shutdown -h now results in black screen, unresponsive ...
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How to optimize battery life when using a docking station?

I have a relatively new Thinkpad X1 Carbon with Ubuntu 20.04. Usually, I use it in a docking station, but will frequently have to take it out to change offices for video conferences etc. This leads to ...
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Screen hiccups (flickers) every 10 seconds or so

Similar to, Koulou, I also have screen hiccups (although for me it's every 10 seconds or so rather than every second) after upgrading from 19.10 to 20.04 on a ThinkPad. I do not seem to have any ...
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Thinkpad T480 not taking a charge anymore

Update And, now with no explanation, it's working... Update Now I don't get a charge at all: Any help would be incredible. I've got through the power reset, remove battery, check connections and ...
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Boot problem - /dev/nvme0n1p5 clean xxx/xxx files, xxx/xxx blocks

I can't boot my Lenovo Thinkpad T460s. I have a dualboot. I also tried sudo apt-get update, upgrade. I also updated intel drivers via install xvideo-xorg-video-intel.
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Dual Boot Ubuntu 20.04 - Windows 10 on Lenovo Thinkpad X1 7Gen

I am trying to set up a Dual Boot Ubuntu 20.04 - preinstalled Windows 10 Pro on a Thinkpad X1 Carbon 7gen. Problem: I cannot find the bootable Ubuntu Live USB in the Boot Menu and therefore not setup ...
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Why has my ThinkPad USB 3.0 Ultradock stopped working with my ThinkPad W540? It worked fine in 19.10

In Ubuntu 19.10 I got a surplus ThinkPad USB 3.0 Ultradock from work, plugged it in with an HDMI & a DVI attached monitor. Everything just worked okay. Now after I upgraded from 19.10 to 20.4 only ...
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How to get the TrackPoint sensitivity right on my Thinkpad X1 Carbon Gen 6 with Kubuntu 20.04

On my X1 Carbon Gen 6, the TrackPoint sensitivity settings in Kubuntu 20.04 are so off that my index finger is hurting on a daily basis from using it. I've used the settings from this reddit post (...
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Thinkpad L460 freeze on startup

i have a thinkpad L460 plugged in with an usb3 Targus dockstation with dual boot installed (UBUNTU 20.04 / Windows 10). Bios is up to date Version R08ET65W (1.39 ) When i boot the laptop for first ...
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How to use fingerprint reader on Lenovo ThinkPad? Ubuntu 20.04

I have a Thinkpad X380 Yoga running Ubuntu 20.04 freshly installed (I am a complete beginner coming from windows). I have tried the solution suggested here: [How do I install a fingerprint reader on ...
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20.04 Frozen on Boot Screen

I recently dual-booted and installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my Thinkpad X1 Extreme Gen 1 alongside Windows 10 and the installation was working perfectly. The Nvidia proprietary driver was installed and I had ...
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SSD moved to new laptop but won't boot

Bought a new Thinkpad T510i-4314-9UG laptop, and took the old SSD 2.5" to the new laptop. Its BIOS settings are Quick boot disabled, drive type AHCI. I can't get it to boot up, all i get is a ...
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Thinkpad X1 Extreme Intel UHD 630 Screen Tearing

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 Focal on my Thinkpad X1 Extreme Generation 1, and I immediately had screen tearing on my 1080p laptop screen with both my Intel UHD 630 graphics as well as my Nvidia ...
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How to resume from suspend after open lid on Ubuntu 20.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my new Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon Gen7. Most things work fine. However, closing the lid suspends the computer (as expected), but opening the lid does not resume. ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 freezing (18.04 didn't)

since I upgraded to 20.04 my Laptop started freezing frequently (every 15-60 minutes). I already had that problem a few years ago when I had Windows installed on the Laptop. After Switching to Ubuntu ...
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Touchpad not working properly on Lenovo Carbon x1

I am using Ubuntu 19.10 on a Lenovo X1 Carbon laptop. Everything works well except the touchpad. Essentially it works, but when the machine goes into sleep after being idle for a while (like 30 ...
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Ubuntu - Touchscreen issues following 20.04 install

I've been battling this issue for a few weeks- after switching to 20.04 from eoan and repartitioning, I have lost touch input on my Thinkpad X380 Yoga screen. Indeed, the problem persists on my ...
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Using Fingerprint Reader in Kubuntu 20.04. on Thinkpad T495

I installed a fresh copy of Kubuntu 20.04. on my Thunkpad T495 (AMD CPU + Vega graphics). I can enroll my finger prints with "fprintd-enroll" successfully. So the FP reader works generally. But I ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 run ok on Lenovo ThinkPad E15 laptop? [duplicate]

When I get my next laptop I'm thinking of completely ditching Windows and installing Ubuntu 20.04 onto a Lenovo ThinkPad E15. Based on some googling, it looks like 20.04 will run fine on this laptop. ...
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Can't boot with second monitor plugged in

I have a Thinkpad T580. When I boot with second monitor plugged in, the system doesn't boot and stops with Lenovo's logo. However, I have no problems on 19.10. For a correct boot, I must plug in ...
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“Ubuntu on Wayland” no longer a selectable option in 20.04 for Thinkpad users with switchable graphics

New problem for ubuntu 20.04 (worked great in 19.10, but broken now): When I am using one of my thinkpads with switchable graphics (i.e. both integrated graphics and dedicated graphics- Nvidia in ...
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“System Policy prohibits use as a Hotspot” when trying to turn on WiFi hotspot (option grayed out)

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 on ThinkPad x230, W540, T440p, etc. Sometimes (appears randomly) after a reboot, I try to click on "Turn on WiFi hotspot..." under WiFi settings, but it is greyed out and when ...
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20.04/gnome: keyboard/mouse detected(?) but not working in xorg

TL;DR My keyboard and trackpad work on Gnome Wayland, but not xorg. Fusuma trackpad gestures still work on xorg. Description I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 on my Thinkpad T460, Intel graphics. ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Grub Customizer messed up my Grub

On 20.04 Focal I was trying out the same dual boot Grub Theme I have on my 27" IdeaCentre on my ThinkPad X1 Carbon. Problem is, the fonts were displaying billboard sized off the screen on the ThinkPad....
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My 4th gen ThinkPad X1 Yoga's keyboard & trackpad not deactivating

My ThinkPad X1 Yoga isn't usable as a tablet. Flipping it in tablet mode is not shutting the keyboard and trackpad off. When it does work, I cannot re-enable the keyboard and trackpad. Are there ...
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Thinkpad X1 Tablet microphone not working

I have a thinkpad X1 tablet 3rd Gen and I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 on it. I have a problem with the microphone. It is recognized but I can't record. I have searched on the web but nothing helped me....
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Kubuntu 20.04 randomly does not load plasmashell. Where to start troubleshooting?

New installation of Kubuntu 20.04. This is a Lenovo ThinkPad T460 that was running Kubuntu 19.10 for the last 6 months with no issues. The system has the following configuration: 16 GB RAM 1 TB SATA ...
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snd-hda-intel: headphones work but no onboard sound

hey my laptop is running a clean install of focal fossa 20.04 and i can't hear anything from my onboard speakers. fortunately my headphones do work! the aux port is okay bingo@pinkdad:~$ inxi -SMA ...
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What do I do about these errors when attempting to install Ubuntu?

I'm attempting to install Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my new laptop ("new" as in received today), a Lenovo P43s. I downloaded the .iso file from the Ubuntu website (https://ubuntu.com/download/desktop) and ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Shutdown after Overheating

I use a Thinkpad L13. Now, I have thermal issues especially under full load. When I run my Python program which utilizes all cores, my laptop shuts down soon. What have I tried so far? I installed ...
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Error: No Webcam Detected; Issue: Webcam stops being detected after a while of system idle/suspend/hibernate.. Starts working again after restart

It may be a correlation, but when I was using Gnome Manjaro, I didn't have this problem. I switched to Xfce and my webcam started to be not detected after idle/suspend and start working after reboot. ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 usb not working (when running on battery)

I updated to ubuntu 20.04 a couple of days back, and I noticed that it is not picking up USB disks when running on battery. When I plug-in power, the OS immediately picks up the USB drive. I am ...
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Where and how do I report security concerns regarding Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and Fingerprint reader login access? [duplicate]

So I installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my Lenovo ThinkPad T510. I set up my laptop nicely and enable fingerprint login. This evening, my wife was messing my my laptop that was on the login screen and she ...
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Thinkpad trackpad stays active with lid shut and external display

I have a ThinkPad Carbon X1 3rd Gen running 20.04 desktop. When I connect an external monitor to the laptop (either directly, or via the OneLink dock) and shut the lid, the trackpad stays active. I'd ...
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low volume and poor sound quality on lenovo thinkpad 7th generation x1 carbon with dolby atmos speaker system and ubuntu 20.04

I have installed a Lenovo Thinkpad x1 Carbon (7th generation) with ubuntu 20.04. When I play music through the integrated Dolby Atmos speaker system, the sound quality is pretty poor and the volume is ...
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webcam only black on Lenovo Thinkpad

I've got my Lenovo Thinkpad 14s-IWL from work at home. It is running Ubuntu 18.04 and I cannot use its webcam. When I start Cheese it only shows a black screen In the Preferences dialog it shows ...
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19.10 multiple issues (e.g. sound, bluetooth) after lenovo firmware upgrade - thinkpad t490

From the Ubuntu software app I clicked on Lenovo firmware upgrade. After a reboot I'm facing multiple issues: 1) sound not working. Settings->sound is on "dummy output" by default but even changing ...
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Does my Thinkpad x270 shut down cleanly when the battery runs out?

I have a Thinkpad X270 running ubuntu 18.04. With the laptop lid closed, it goes into suspend mode (I think it's called, I don't have an option for hibernate or hybrid-sleep anywhere which is fine, I ...
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how to use ipu3-cio camera in linux

I have a Thinkpad X1 Tablet (gen 2) with a front and back integrated camera running Ubuntu 19:10. The cameras appear to be detected: $ v4l-info v4l2 device info [/dev/video0] general info ...
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Neither the physical keyboard nor the on-screen keyboard work after GNOME sign-in

The mouse and mouse buttons work fine. Neither the on-screen nor the physical keyboard works: in the dash at the terminal in LibreOffice in Chrome. ThinkPad running Ubuntu 18.04. It's been working ...

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