Questions tagged [thunderbolt]

Thunderbolt is a bus interface (like USB) developed by Intel and Apple that is capable of high transfer speeds and daisy-chaining. It is based on the PCI Express and DisplayPort technologies.

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USB Ethernet + thunderbolt errors

Currently having major issues with thunderbolt ethernet adapter. The device is a "Razer Core X" thunderbolt eGPU enclosure which has a built in USB3 hub and gigabit ethernet port. Essentially a very ...
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No external output with hdmi usb switch but yes on Windows

I've a laptop that has two thunderbolt ports. I wanted to see the video into an external monitor, so I have bought a usb-c to hdmi switch. On Windows everything works correctly, but here on Ubuntu (I'...
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Ubuntu 20.04 always restarts after successful wake-up from suspend

Update 1: April 30th, 2020 Found the following logs in the syslog (see Gist link): Apr 30 15:56:34 aurora-r8-linux kernel: [ 607.945292] ACPI: Waking up from system sleep state S3 Apr 30 15:56:34 ...
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When will Ubuntu 20.04 upgrade the kernel version?

I'm having an issue related to lacking support for thunderbolt lane bonding which I reckon is fixed in kernel 5.5, is there any way of knowing when that'll be available in 20.04? https://www.phoronix....
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High-res monitor support, 5120x2160, LG 34WK95

I have a new Dell Precission 5540 laptop that I connect to my LG 34WK95 display. In windows I get the full 5120x2160@60hz resolution, but in Ubuntu the best I can get is 3440x1440. The monitor is ...
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Usb waking up using thunderbolt dock

I am trying to wake up my laptop using an external keyboard that is connected using a thunderbolt dock. Details... Connecting directly to any usb port, it wakes up the laptop perfectly. Already ...
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Lenovo Thunderbolt 3 dock HDMI 19.10

I am running Ubuntu 19.10 on a Lenovo ThinkPad P52 connected to a Lenovo Thunderbolt 3 Dock. On the dock connections, everything (Ethernet, USB, Charging) works, but HDMI does not. I have already ...
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Ubuntu 19.10, 2nd monitor via Thunderbolt dock sometimes limited to low resolution

I am running 19.10 on a Dell XPS15, with an external monitor connected via displayport to a Belkin Thunderbolt 3 Express Dock HD. Most of the time, it works fine. But, a fair proportion of boots, ...
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Has anyone out there been able to get Thunderbolt 3 to work on an X570?

I replaced my Asus X299 rig with an AMD ASRock X570 Creator and can't seem to get Thunderbolt to work completely. I can see the devices connected to Thunderbolt, in this case a Mantiz Venus eGPU and a ...
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19.10: Thunderbolt 3 on ASRock sees connected devices, but can't get those devices to work. They work in Windows

I just recently updated my system to an ASRock x570 Creator and installed Ubuntu 19.10 on it. When I go to Thunderbolt in settings I can see my devices, but can't actually make them work. More ...
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device not accepting address 71, error -108 XPS 13 7390

When I resume my Dell XPS 13 notebook from hibernation sometimes it does not see my mouse, which is connected by thunderbolt hub. Today I connected mass storage to this hub, then resumed notebook and ...
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NVIDIA eGPU - Crashes after some time

We're experiencing the following error, after some time working on a laptop: Mar 29 14:09:13 lBoria kernel: [ 110.645559] xhci_hcd 0000:0b:00.2: remove, state 1 Mar 29 14:09:13 lBoria kernel: [ 110....
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Ubuntu 18 LTS and an LG Monitor with a built-in KVM

I have a LG Electronics UM95 34UM95-P 34 Monitor which has a built in KVM switch. I am running Ubuntu 18 LTS on an MSI GS 65 Stealth that has a USB-C (Thunderbolt-3 port). My monitor is a old, and ...
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Why can't this thunderbolt adapter run three monitors in Ubuntu but can in Windows 10?

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and the adapter below on a dell 7490 with an i7 8th gen. Why can't ubuntu run three separate displays but Windows 10 can on the same laptop with the same adapter? Any ideas when ...
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Nvidia eGPU compatibility with a 2015 MacBookPro running a DualBoot (Ubuntu 16.04)

My question is very specific, but I hope someone has already encounter a similar problem. I want to use a Nvidia eGPU, GeForce RTX™ 2080 Ti with my early 2015 MacBook pro (Thunderbolt 2 only). I ...
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DELL Latitude 7300 doesn't recognize monitors via thunderbolt WD19TB on linux

I just bought a DELL Latitude 7300 with a thunderbolt WD19T and two monitors of 24' P2419HC. I installed ubuntu 18.04 but I'm having some issues with Dell Thunderbolt Dock WD19TB, 180W. So my ...
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HP Spectre Freezes on Boot With Thunderbolt Dock Attached

So I have an HP Spectre 15, dual-booting Xubuntu 19.10/Windows 10, and the HP USB-C Universal Dock. The dock works perfectly, all the ports work, network and USB, and the display connected to it works,...
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Thunderbolt on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - GC-Titan Ridge PCIE card

I have a GC-titan ridge card v1, installed and configured on my Lenovo Thinkstation P720. It is working fine in windows 10. Unfortunately I can't seem to get it working on my Ubuntu installation. ...
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USB devices and NIC not detected when hotplugging Thunderbolt 3 (Intel Icelake / Ubuntu 19.10)

I bought a brand new Acer Swift 5 notebook: SF514-54GT. This uses the new Intel 10th Gen i7-1065G7 chip accompained with an NVIDIA MX250 GPU. Pretty damn powerful. When trying to hotplug a HP ...
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Thunderbolt 3 monitor does not wake up after suspend (Lenovo Thinkpad P52, Ubuntu 19.10)

I have an Asus VP28U 4K monitor connected to my Thinkpad P52 laptop with a Type C Thunderbolt 3 to DisplayPort cable. It works fine when I first boot up my machine, but after a suspend (such as when I ...
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Multiple display stopped working - log understanding

The secondary displays on my XPS 7390 have suddenly stopped working. The laptop is attached to a docking station and uses displayLink. I don't see anymore the displays in the settings. The other ...
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Should these services, including Tor, be starting at shutdown?

Lately when I shutdown my computer it takes a long time to power down, and on at least two occasions it has actually stayed on after the screen goes black (LEDs and fans still operating). So I started ...
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HP Zbook G5 with Apple Thunderbolt Display

I am running an HP Zbook 15 G5 at work and am working on transitioning from using the new Macbooks with Touchbar to this with Ubuntu 18.04.3 with HWE packages installed. When connecting this machine ...
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Dell WD19TB Thunderbolt dock - Failed to authorize device

In pursuit of an answer to this question, I purchased a Dell WD19TB dock for my XPS 13 7390 "Developer Edition" running 18.04.3 LTS. After connecting everything, the HDMI external monitor works fine, ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 installed OK, but has Thunderbolt 3 docking station issues

As stated in the title, 19.10 is installed and runs well on my Thinkpad X1 Extreme Gen 2 notebook PC. However, I can't get external displays to work through my Thunderbolt 3 docking station. My ...
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ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 reinserting eth cable does not trigger network connection

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 on Thinkpad T480. I'm using ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 docking station. When everything connected on the boot, all peripherals work as expected. But when I'm running OS and then I ...
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Lenovo Thunderbolt 3 dock HDMI/DisplayPort 19.10

I am running Ubuntu 19.10 on a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet Gen 3 connected to a Lenovo Thunderbolt 3 Dock 40AF. On the dock connections, everything (Ethernet, USB, Charging) works, but only HDMI and ...
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18.04 LTS losing Ethernet connection

I recently got myself a new Dell XPS 13 9380. I also bought a Satechi Multi-Port Adapter V2. I use it to connect Ethernet and external monitor (MHL). When I plug in the Ethernet cable on work, ...
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Can I run two external 4k monitors on 18.04?

I was just provided with a new Dell XPS13 7390 laptop for work running 18.04.3 LTS. I need to get a dock for my peripherals and, since this thing has Thunderbolt ports, I'm considering getting a ...
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System unresponsive on 19.10 related to thunderbolt network?

I recently upgraded an Intel NUC (NUC8i7BEH1) from 19.04 to 19.10. It would freeze periodically on 19.04, but it happens regularly now on 19.10. I have it networked to a MacOS laptop over a direct ...
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ThunderBolt 3 dock triple display

I have an Intel® NUC Kit NUC8i7BEH with an Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock and I can't make it work with three simultaneous displays. The NUC says it supports three displays and the dock says that it ...
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Lenovo docking station won't turn on monitors on boot

I have a Lenovo X1 Extreme and Lenovo Thunderbolt docking station 40AN0230EU https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/thinkpad/thinkpad-x/ThinkPad-X1-Extreme/p/22TP2TXX1E1 https://support.lenovo.com/us/...
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Ubuntu 18.04.3: Screen scrambling while using two monitors with a Think Pad Thunderbolt 3 Dock

I have set up my new work equipment, which includes the following devices: Lenovo P1 Gen 2 Think Pad Thunderbolt 3 Dock Gen 2 2 x HP Z32 80 cm (31,5" ) 4K-UHD Workstation-Monitor The problem which ...
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General usage Thunderbolt3 ubunutu 19.10

I do have a Razer Blade Stealth, Razer Core2v, the Core2v conects thru Thunderbolt3 do have a PCIe eGPU, and USB3 ports and also a Gigaethernet NIC the eGPU works if I turn off Thunderbold Security ...
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Bootable external hard drive via thunderbolt

I am purchasing a high end computer (64GB Ram, 500Ghz, Raid0 SSDs) for my business. I don't want to dual boot UbuntuStudio because I want to keep the windows Raid0 configuration, but I've considered ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 on Thinkpad Yoga X390 Thunderbolt USB not working after sleep

I'm trying to solve the not working (actually partially working) Thunderbolt dock once I connect it after Ubuntu is booted. Partially, because on reconnecting Thunderbolt on the already booted system ...
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Ubuntu won't recognize Razer Core X Chroma

I think this is the first time I haven't been able to find a solution or piece together one on Google before so here I go.. I have a 13" Razer blade and a Razer Core X Chroma. It connects perfectly ...
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Thunderbolt 1 port doesn't recognize Thunderbolt 2 drive on boot

I am looking to find a way to execute the logic the thunderbolt system executes when it detects a newly hot-plugged hard drive (block device). I can get my drive recognized, and it works fine, just ...
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19.04 Dell Precission and fan noise on thunderbolt

I am running Kubuntu 19.04 on a Dell Precision 3541. All works well as long I don't use a thunderbolt dock with usb peripherals. As soon as I authenticate these, the virtual temperature rises (acpi/...
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How to decrease the boot time

I have been checking some systemd-analyze outputs and I actually don't have a crucial problem with my boot time but just wondering whether I can decrease it further. I'd like to mention that I'm using ...
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Trying to troubleshoot Elgato Thunderbolt 2 dock on iMac 12,2 (Ubuntu 19.04)

I got a thunderbolt 2 dock from eBay. I got it to work under MacOS once (wasn't trying very hard, because I had already switched over to linux by the time I bought it). It only seemed to work under ...
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USB-C/ Thunderbolt Connection Dropped When Laptop Fully Charged

I'm running a Lenovo X1 Extreme on Ubuntu 18.04.02 LTS. I have discovered that if I charge the laptop using USB-C then the laptop breaks the connection once or twice every 15 minutes or so. The ...
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ibm t480s + ibm thunderbolt 3 + 2 dell 4k dual monitors + ubuntu 18.04LTS

Anyone have this setup working? Had 1 monitor working fine with notebook lcd. Got a 2nd monitor yesterday and not having much hookup success. Have disabled thunderbolt security in the bios. On ...
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debugging boltd and Dell TB16 on Dell Latitude 5491 and Xubuntu 18.04

Every now and then my Dell TB16 dock device stops working i.e. port replication is off, also the dock's white LED goes off. OS: Xubuntu 18.04.2 LTS Kernel: 4.15.0-54-generic #58 System: Dell ...
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Cannot attach monitor via USB-C

I'm trying to attach the same monitor (LG) with the same USB-C cable that I used for my Macbook Pro. My Ubuntu machine is a Dell Precision and it works for 1 or 2 seconds only each time, then both the ...
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Thunderbolt port not activating monitor for boot manager and resolution issues in Ubuntu

I'm setting up an old mac mini (specs below) with a dual boot (Ubuntu) and I've run into an issue getting to the Apple boot manager or the EFI boot manager. Essentially the monitor does not activate ...
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Thunderbolt Ubuntu 19.04

After last updates in Ubuntu 19.04 Thunderbolt doesn't work correctly. Mouse and keyboard don't work if you use Thunderbolt before loading the system.
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Thunderbolt 3 dock completely locks up laptop

I have a thunderbolt 3 dock and I'm running xubuntu 18.04. I have a similar problem to this person, but my kernel is 4.18.0-18. I have installed the bolt package and I can run boltctl list and see my ...
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Lenovo T480 with Thunderbolt Docking Pro - USB 2.0 devices not recognized

I've searched many times but I was not able to find any solution, so that is why I am asking here: I am suing Lenovo T480 with Lenovo Docking Pro station which is actually Thunderbolt docking station. ...
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Can't connect anything except monitors to Dell Thunderbolt 3 TB16 dock station

I am connecting my Dell XPS notebook to Thunderbolt 3 TB16 docking station. Notebooks is running under Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Docking station can connect with Ethernet, USB (mouse an keyboard) and ...