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X1 Gen3 Tablet Linux support

Q: X1 Gen3 Tablet Linux support

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What about Linux support for the x1 tablet 3rd gen? It's unusable while I'm unable to Fn-lock the keyboard and use the F-keys as normal! It's terrible to be unable to swap CTRL and FN keys. How can I do these two simple things on my Ubuntu?

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In Windows 10, I can't get my X1 Tablet (gen3) to automatically hibernate after a fixed period. I can get it to shut off the screen, and I can make it sleep, but I don't have a option to make it hibernate after a fixed period. From the Windows key, I can make it hibernate -- just not automatically. The result is that I THINK my X1 Tablet is turned off, because the screen has gone dark, but it's just sleeping, and the battery slowly drains instead of saving its power for when I need it. I've read the manual and sought advice from Microsoft, but I just cannot make this work. I'm getting pretty tired of finding my battery nearly depleted just when I need to use this computer. Anyone have an idea???

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Hi, my Touch Screen stopped responding to touch inputs from my fingers. It was working ok 4-5 days ago and when I used the device in tablet mode. However, using the Pen to control the screen input does still work as normal. I've tried the following:- Disable / Enable HID Touch screen in Device Manager- Updated Wacom Wintab Driver but driver fails to install / exits without a message- Updated BIOS to 1.29 but no change observed Can anyone suggest a solution?

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So this is a new tablet only 2nd week ownership and I am disappointed with the dock keyboard.  Initially it did not work when plugged in so I updated Win10 to Apr 2018 release with all Lenovo updates applied.  I also removed the keyboard from Windows Device Manager and had it re-detected.  After all that the keyboard appeared to work properly.  Well it has stopped working again.  Very disappointing.  It doesn't look like its all hardware problem as when I plug in the backlit keys do show.  But thats all it does.  Keys don't register, trackpad doesn't work, trackpoint same issue.  I don't know if its an driver software problem or hardware.  Any guidance? 

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Hi, I got my new X1 Tablet Gen3 and recognized White Dots on the Screen wenn the Screen is Black. The Size of the bigger one is arround 10mm in diameter and its not completely round.They are not bright white only, grey ... like the Backlight is shining through. Does anyone has also this issues ? Thank you in advance 

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Hi there, I just got my new Thinkpad X1 Tablet (gen3) and got some problem when using Battery Charge Threshold in the Lenovo Vantage app. I have set the Threshold to stop charging at 80% and start charging again at 75%. It works at first, for a few days I guess, and suddenly during the lunch time today, I locked the X1 Tablet (battery level 78%), going out for lunch, then I come back and the battery level is 100%. I then opened the Lenovo Vantage app to check, and Battery Charge Threshold is disabled. I have no idea completely, why this settings was messed up, I didn't open the Lenovo Vantage app and the setting was cleared. Can anyone help? Thanks.

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 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet Gen 3 : cannot be used as a tabletObsolete BIOS/ECP with Missing Support for ?no win button? logon(support Power + Volume up button combination to notify "CTRL+ALT+DEL") SITUATIONLenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet Gen 3 (model 20KK) with Windows 10Company forces the safety policy to No Win Button logon (right decision)The hardware ?Power + Volume up? to replace the CTRL-ALT-DEL is not working on Lenovo ThinkPad X1 tablet gen 3 ISSUE:I cannot use a screen logon to Windows 10 (inhibited by safety policy).I can only logon when the keyboard is connected (to use hard CTRL-ALT-DEL)> The Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet X1 Gen 3 can only be used as a normal laptop? DETAILSSystem Win 10 64b (10.0.16299)Model 20KKS1111JBIOS UEFI 26 (Lenovo N1ZET70W (9/18/2018)ECP 06Note:CTRL+ALT+DEL is implemented by the embedded controller firmware (ECFW, also referred to as ECP)The issue was known and solved by Lenovo for ECP>1.06 on other tablets.(see BIOS1.16//ECP1.08 was solving the issues and also BIOS1.54/ECP1.11)(https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Enterprise-Client-Management/Unlock-X1-Tablet-without-Keyboard/td-p/335...) QUESTIONSWhy is Lenovo selling tablet with obsolete ECP1.06 on fresh new Lenovo X1 Gen 3 tablet, even in the latest BIOS ?When do you think we have the right ECP update on Lenovo ThinkPad X1 tablet gen 3 ?Any suggestion how to solve/bypass this ? I realize it was stupid to purchase and pay for a tablet and use it as a basic lapt... Read more

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I'm thinking of creating a C drive image with Macrium Reflect and replacing the C drive contents on the replacement.  Back when, that might have led to problems with drivers and such, but Windows has gotten more flexible.  I've seen references to the newest installs being very free of bloatware, but I think tidied up the gen2 install  pretty well.  Am I overlooking an issue?  Thanks (And a thanks to Lenovo, particularly Andy, for the help in getting a replacement (screen banding problem).)

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Hello Everyone,]

I would like to know if Windows Vista/7/8 would work on the BENQ S6 Tablet PC. If so I would like to buy it then install Windows on it.

Thanks in advance; Here is the specification
CPUIntel? Atom? 800MHzDimension158 x 90 x 22mmDisplay4.8? WVGA 800 x 480 TFT touch panelWeight370 gMemory512MB DDR2 SDRAMHard DriveSSD (PATA) 2GAudioHD audio codecSpeakersOne for audio outputUSB SpecsOne mini USB2.0 port (host/client)Network/ConnectivityBluetooth : ver. 2.0 + EDR

WLAN : 802.11b/gCard ReaderMicro SD (Push-push)I/O PortsMini USB port
2.5mm headphone-out x1
1.65 phi DC-in x 1Battery7.4V 1880mAhInput DeviceStylus touch penG-sensor3-axial G-sensorFile SupportedImage: JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP, TIFF
Video: Ogg, MPEG1, H.264, MPEG4, MPEG2, DivX 5/6, VC1, WMV9, MJPEG
Audio: WAV, Ogg, MP3, MIDI

A:Windows 8 Developer Preview on Linux Tablet

No. It does not meet the system requirements. Below is the requirements for each. I have highlighted the aspect that your Tablet doesnt meet. While you can try to force the install of Windows with only 512MB of RAM, I would not suggest it as it would not do you any good. It will make the system slow.

System Requirements
Windows 8 Release Preview works great on the same hardware that powers Windows 7:

Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster
RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)
Hard disk space: 16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver

Windows 7 system requirements
If you want to run Windows 7 on your PC, here's what it takes:

1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver

Windows Vista system requirements
If you want to run Windows Vista on your PC, here's what it takes:

1 gigahertz (GHz) 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
1 gigabyte (GB) of system memory (512 megabytes (MB) for Home Basic)
40 GB hard drive with at least 15 GB of available space (20 GB for Home Basic)
Support for DirectX 9 graphics with WDDM and 128 MB of graphics memory (32 MB for Home Basic)
DVD-ROM drive
Audio Output
Internet access (fees may apply)

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I just purchesed this laptop and the tablet function does not work. I checked the settings and it says there is no pen or touch available for the display. Is there something I need to download to make this work?

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I have a brand new P40 Thinkpad that will no longer auto rotate when the screen changes orientation in tablet mode, and who's pen will no longer charge when docked. I have looked for these settings without luck and have re-installed hardware drivers and BiOs, none of which have worked. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:P40 Yoga Pen and Tablet Support

update. the pen is a hardware problem. it charges when I hold the pen firmly inside of the dock. this is an annoyance seeing as the laptop was very expensive but bearable. Still cannot get the screen to auto rotate in tablet mode.

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Hi!

I was hoping someone could help me. I am looking for a tablet that will support Lotus 1-2-3 (I know it is a dinosaur!) but unfortunately I am required to use it for work and they will not allow me to use Excel or another program. I use a gigantic spreadsheet everyday that I need to edit and add to. I am looking for a tablet that will support this program and allow me to use the internet, etc.

Any advice would be very much appreciated!

Thanks so much!
Jill
 

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Hi,I'm not seeing X220 T listed by Lenovo in laptops-windows 10 compatibilty list...??? Is that right? Mine is a 3 years old system... I can't believe is not going to be possible to use Windows 10... Anyone has tried it?Thanks.

A:Windows 10 support for X220 Tablet

Hello,
 
It may work fine with Windows 10, however, I don't believe its generation of CPU, IGP and chipset are supported by Intel for Windows 10, which means that Lenovo can't support them, either.  For what it is worth, I installed Windows 10 on a ThinkPad X61t and didn't notice any issues, and that has been out of support for a much longer time than your X220t.
 
That said, it could be that Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 drivers for the various bits of silicon inside your X220 tablet may work just fine under Windows 10, in which case you would be up and running.
 
The best suggestion I have is to make a thorough backup of your X220 and then try applying the Windows 10 Upgrade.  If it doesn't work, you will be able to wipe the drive and then reload your backup.
 
Regards,
 
Aryeh Goretsky
 

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I'm leaning toward buying a P70, and I need to know how well it supports Linux. Anyone have experience with this? Thanks in advance!

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I guess since I am trying to uninstall Linux from a laptop the linux junkies dont want to help! Im trying to uninstall Linux entirely and install Win XP. I dont know where to begin!

A:no help in Linux support!

you expect help in an hour???? Please have patience, since nobody lives here and they themselves have lives other than tsf, it may take a while for someone who can help to get online.

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I have HP pavilion g6 2103 tu laptop and Win 8.1 OS is running on it. I would like to change it to Linux OS. Can you please tell me which Linux distribution would suit for this laptop and another big question is are there no drivers available for Linux OS for this notebook model ? I couldnt find them here http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-Pavilion-g6-Notebook-PC-series/5262606/model/526... Awaiting your reply. Thanks. 

A:Clarification on Linux support

HP supports Linux on a few models but that is not one of them. You can install Linux on it however. The hardware is mainstream so odds are any recent Linux distribution will "just work". I recommend Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (long term support). https://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop Linux drivers do not work quite like Windows drivers. Only very rarely do you just download a driver and have it work. Linux requires some additional skills like compiling Code and getting under the hood with the command line. I have used Linux for over 15 years and have not had a computer during that time which was not running Windows and Linux so have installed Linux on a lot of computers. The Linux Support community is very friendly and helpful. So make the thumb drive or DVD to install Ubuntu and simply boot from it. You will need to format the hard drive and set up Linux partitions but the installer makes it easy. Post back if you need more specifics or have any other questions.  

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OK, you might have read this..
http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic95851.html
...post, but I have a Linux question that goes with it, so I thought I should post over here.


So, the original question was, Is it possible to charge the iPod on a 98se?

Obviously no, but I know the computer is capable of it because Ubuntu and DSL can power the iPod to charge. So I want to know is, what kind of software/drivers do those two distros use that let them send the power out?

Is it a special kind of thing that is for Linux only? Can it be converted to Windows, (Kinda like WINE in reverse).


Any insite would be appreciated!



--Daniel L
 

A:What Type Of USB Support Does Linux Have?

Uhm.. The power is always supplied to all USB devices and you have to turn off the power manually per device or port. It is not a "feature", but an inherent property of USB. Most USB devices wouldn't even work if they didn't get power from the port.

I would guess it's a "feature" of your iPod (needs the computer to tell it to charge itself?) or some serious bug in Windows drivers and/or your ancient hardware. Do the USB ports work with your Windows at all? Have you used a mouse or a flash drive or something?

Maybe get a PCI USB 2.0 controller card? You would get more speed and new drivers. Make sure that Windows 98 is supported by the device!
 

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Hello Lenovo Support! Can the linux users of this laptop get some love, please? In my case I only need the ability to update my BIOS from liveusb, an .ISO would be perfectly fine. I don't mind all the broken ACPI tables, BIOS updates, deleting all my efivars and some entries, I'll fix them myself, but I do mind, having to dualboot Windows, so just an ISO would be great. Lastly and most importantly can we also get the option to enable VT-d in the BIOS? Both MB and CPU supports it. I'm in extremely high doubt, anything would come out of this post, just hope atleast some of the staff read this to remind them 'Windows' isn't the only OS out there Thanks!

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The datasheet of P50 and P70 state that they support "Ubuntu® Linux" and "RHEL". Can we expect full driver support (color calibration, fingerprint sensor in particular)?The fact that Linux was mentioned in the datasheet was one reason for me to get a P50, but until today the support website only lists Windows drivers. Thanks! PS: I am aware of the P50-P70 linux experiences thread, but this question is about officially supported Linux distributions and targets Lenovo directly.

A:P50/P70 Official Linux support

!Nice support from Lenovo. there is no any details about that even so much months later

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Does Linux support NTFS?

This was a question asked and talked about in #3dspotlight (unofficial IRC chatroom for TechSpot).

There is an article at www.anandtech.com about this. I am posting this article with a link so people can find this here if the question comes up again.



This article is located at http://www.anandtech.com/guides/viewfaq.html?i=121

I in no way claim that this is my work.


All modern Linux kernels (all 2.4.x and many 2.2.x) DO support NTFS in read-only mode.

Long Answer:
Although you can read NTFS partitions created with any version of Windows NT, you can not WRITE to an NTFS partition created with Windows 2000, XP, or anything yet to come. NTFS partitions created with Windows NT 4.0 and earlier CAN be written to, but this tends to make a mess of the file system, so make sure to do a chkdsk when you boot into NT after writing from Linux.

Below are in-depth instructions on how to gain access to your NTFS partition from Linux.

To access your NTFS partition:


Open a shell if you haven't already.

Become root. Do this by running su and entering your root password when prompted.

Create a mount point for the NTFS partition. mkdir /mnt/ntfs

Mount your NTFS partition. mount -t ntfs -o umask=644 /dev/device /mnt/ntfs
Replace device with the name of your NTFS partition. See below for advice on how to find this if you don't know.

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A:Does Linux support NTFS?

It can read NTFS no problem.

It can write to it to, however this is EXTREMELY problematic, and can cause data corruption.

You will have to have NTFS compiled as a kernel module, or into the kernel itself.
 

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I am looking forward to buying an HP 15-af008ax for a friend. I am trying to figure out if the device is compatible with Ubuntu.  I plan on making a dual-boot system with windows 10 and Ubuntu. Has someone on this forum used Ubuntu/Any Other Linux OS on this laptop? How was your experience with regards to drivers and features? If not, could someone tell me what the exact model numbers for the bluetooth and network cards for this device are? In fact, a detailed specification sheet would be great.

A:Linux Support for hp 15-af008ax

 i purchased this laptop 2 days back, and i installed only Ubuntu 16.04 it is working fine. i am facing issues with wifi.. some times it is very solw and some simtes it is not working. and i am not sure, whether i need to install any additional drivers for it.

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Hi, Is there any thinpro version that supports thin client t820 model, or is it a windows only model? BTW, anoter question about t630 model. Does it support any version of thinpro 5.2 or just 6.1? Thanks!

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Hey all,
I've been working on getting Touchscreen functionality working with Dell's Latitude 7350 2in1 Model with Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 installed. The model ships with Windows 8.1 and above by default and Dell does not provide driver / software support for any
other OS than what is shipped with the model. I had been looking into various touch screen controller vendors for "generic" drivers such as Atmel, Synaptics, etc, but have not had any luck with driver / firmware installs so far. The main issue I
run into is finding firmware installs that are "updaters" that fail to run due to the source firmware not already being installed. I'm hoping there might be a generic touch screen firmware / driver for tablets from Microsoft for use with Windows
7, but have not had any luck in my search so far. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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Hi!For some reason, i want to use X1 Yoga 3rd in tablet mode but with usb keyboard and mouse as input device, i don't have Yoga, but want to buy one, so i just wonder whether it can be used in this way?Thanks

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Hi!For some reason, i want to use X1 Yoga 3rd in tablet mode but with usb keyboard and mouse as input device, i don't have Yoga, but want to buy one, so i just wonder whether it can be used in this way?Thanks

A:does X1 Yoga 3rd Gen support usb keyboard and mouse in tablet mode?

Yes.  I just tried it.

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I built this system in March 2009 and windoze vista 64 home premium.

This particular edition of vista was a nightmare from day one and I eventually found a work-a-round to get Ubuntu installed. NO Linux support from the MB manufacturer.

5 days after getting it to a dual boot system, vista stopped recognizing the mouse and keyboard.

So, I have a MOBO that doesn't like Ubuntu and is a nightmare to try to fond workarounds for.

Here is what I have to work with:

XFX nForce 750a SLI Motherboard - NVIDIA 750a SLI, Socket AM2/AM2+, ATX, Audio, Video, HDMI, DVI, PCI Express 2.0, Gigabit LAN. S/PDIF, USB 2.0, eSATA, RAID

AMD Phenom 9500 Processor HD9500WCGDBOX - 2.20GHz, 4 x 512KB Cache, 1800MHz (3600 MT/s) FSB, Agena, Quad-Core, Retail, Socket AM2+, Processor with Fan

Kingston PC6400 800MHz 4GB DDR2 Desktop Memory - (2 x 2048MB), 240 Pin

OCZ SLI-Ready Dual Channel 4096MB PC6400 DDR2 800MHz Memory (2x2048MB)

XFX GeForce 9600 GSO Fatal1ty Edition Video Card - 768MB DDR2, PCI Express 2.0, Dual Link DVI, SLI Ready

Seagate 500GB Serial ATA HD 7200/16MB/SATA-3G

And the full sized ATX tower w/750 watt PS.

Which Motherboards would be the best to work with that HAS Linux SUPPORT?

Thanks for all the help over the years guys!

I truly do appreciate it!

Drew
 

A:Motherboard with Ubuntu/Linux support

Is there a specific component on that motherboard that you're having problems with? I can't imagine that the motherboard is not "compatible" with linux - in fact, I've found threads with people using Ubuntu with that mobo. I also find it odd that you'd have a Windows Vista issue with that mobo since most of the users I see online who use it are running Vista or 7 64-bit. Perhaps you have a faulty motherboard and it's not a problem with the model itself.
 

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i recently switched from ubuntu to xp.problem is get as far as loading the install files and then reboot fully and start from scratch.need to know if i missed a step or didnt performe the right step.i managed to create a new partition but no luck fully installing it.if any suggestions i would apprecciate it .

A:switching from ubuntu to xp [from Linux Support]

Hi,

Welcome to TSF!!

This sounds like you are having problems installing Windows, I will move this to the windows vista forum as that is what you have listed as an OS. Hope you are able to get this figured out. I am sure the wonderful people in the window forum will be able to help you out.

Cheers!

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I've got a T570 laptop running openSuSE at work. This morning I ran the Intel IME vulnerability scan tool and it says that my laptop is vulnerable, but the firmware patch on the product support page is only for Windows. I tried running it through wine, but it wouldn't complete. Does Lenovo provide any way to install the patches when you're running something other than Windows?

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Hi
Last month only I have procured “Dell Optiplex 9020” Desktops. I am using Windows 7 Operating system over there, but now I want to install “Red Hat 6”. But I don’t know whether this desktops supports Linux flavors or not.
Please any will tell me whether I can install Linux flavors on it or not?
If yes, which Linux flavors I can install on “Optiplex 9020”?
I also want to know whether this desktop I can use it as "Linux Server"?
Thanks
Bhanu

A:Does “Optiplex 9020” support Linux?

Hi,
Thank you for reaching us .
We ship these OptiPlex 9020 primarily with Windows Operating systems, however we have also tested installing "Ubuntu" which is Linux for home users.
You may give it a try in installing RHEL 6 after backing up the data from the PC, I do not see any reason why it wouldn't run.
If it doesn't, Please install Ubuntu or Windows back which should work fine.
Regarding your query about Linux server, It depends on what kind of server you are trying to configure, the best place for the answer is to check in Linux community forum where you can find discussions on the same.
Thank you

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Does anyone have any infomation regarding Lenovo's plans for extending their support of LVFS to ThinkCentre machines? ThinkPads and ThinkStations are becoming well-represented but it seems as if Lenovo is intentionally choosing to ignore Linux users who choose ThinkCentre.

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is there any battery managment software for linux ? and if know how not it must be somthing like that it's a computer and i must install system i wish without aany restraction even there is no interface on bois like thinkpad so it can't be manged through acpi_call # dmidecode 3.0
Getting SMBIOS data from sysfs.
SMBIOS 2.8 present.
70 structures occupying 3562 bytes.
Table at 0x000E6DC0.

Handle 0x0000, DMI type 0, 24 bytes
BIOS Information
Vendor: LENOVO
Version: CFCN24WW(V1.06)
Release Date: 04/15/2016
Address: 0xE0000
Runtime Size: 128 kB
ROM Size: 6144 kB
Characteristics:
PCI is supported
BIOS is upgradeable
BIOS shadowing is allowed
Boot from CD is supported
Selectable boot is supported
EDD is supported
Japanese floppy for NEC 9800 1.2 MB is supported (int 13h)
Japanese floppy for Toshiba 1.2 MB is supported (int 13h)
5.25"/360 kB floppy services are supported (int 13h)
5.25"/1.2 MB floppy services are supported (int 13h)
3.5"/720 kB floppy services are supported (int 13h)
3.5"/2.88 MB floppy services are supported (int 13h)
8042 keyboard services are supported (int 9h)
CGA/mono video services are supported (int 10h)
ACPI is supported
USB legacy is supported
BIOS boot specification is supported
Targeted content distribution is supported
UEFI is supported
BIOS Revision: 1.24
Firmware Revision: 1.24

Handle 0x0001, DMI type 1, 27 bytes
System Information
Manufacturer: LENOVO
Product Name: 80NT
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A:Power Managment Support for linux

TLP is very good:http://linrunner.de/en/tlp/tlp.htmlThere is a ppa for ubuntu and a repo for suse/fedora

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Noticing when I had a battery problem, the trouble shooting tips wanted to install detection software. It's all Windows based though. The same with drivers, etc, and other support tools.
There are these articles here though - http://www.dell.com/learn/au/en/audhs1/campaigns/dell-linux-ubuntu-en

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Hi there
Anybody running a Windows 8.1 Virtual machine from a LINUX host with 3-D support working. If so what distro are you using. (VMware player / workstation).

I've tried SUSE and DEBIAN - the VM runs perfectly except I can't get 3-D support or hardware graphics acceleration.

Under Windows as host (W7) no problem !!.

Cheers
jimbo

A:Windows 8.1 under Linux - which distro for 3-D support

Hi Jimbo,

You should try installing the certified drivers for the graphics card from Nvidia or AMD instead of standard installed ones, for some distro's use limited opensource versions like the nouveau driver.

Also see specific VMware info about what you need:
https://www.vmware.com/support/ws55/...ling_host.html
That's for a host,
It says WS5.5, but should still apply on newer releases, use the mentioned tools to get info about the graphic drivers.

For a guest, W8, check to see if 3D is on in the VMX file itself:
https://www.vmware.com/support/ws55/...abling_vm.html
some example for Ubuntu drivers or install procedures:
How to install Nvidia drivers in Ubuntu 13.04

Debian:
https://wiki.debian.org/NvidiaGraphicsDrivers

Although I'm not familiar with AMD/ATI cards, similar packages should exist:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RadeonDriver

Official binary releases, which are recommemded, also exist on the official sites, Nvidia, AMD.

For Intel I'm not sure what for driver will be used, I've seen something reported as Tungsten which provided pretty good basic acceleration a while back.

So in the end you'll need to install the latest official graphic driver you can get for your distro, then see That OpenGL is running well (run glxinfo and glxgears + some other benchmarking tools* are nice to see).

*System profiler and benchmark:
Good luck.

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Why HP not giving Linux support for HP 15-AY503TX ? When a system comes with out OS why HP limiting users freedom . I tried Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 16.04 LTS  both are not working proper. System is heating up. Display is a disaster in linux. Kindly provide driver support in Linux. If it won't support linux why don't u mention it in E commerce sites.  Kindliy give linux support or mention in description it self this product wont support linux and if u want to use linux kindly don't buy this product.

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when running the most recent (and only) Wacom driver for my Intuos GD-0912-R wacom tablet (serial, not usb), my computer recognizes the  tablet (I see it in the device list), but no matter how often I install the driver 613-5 (or even the 612-5 version), there is "no driver installed" and the tablet doesn't work.  It lights up when I use the pen, but it doesn't work as a pointing device.   Can you please advice?  I've had this tablet for years, it works great on every other computer I've had.  I would understand a more limited support for Windows7, but nothing at all?  Can somebody please advice? Thank you Wim

A:Windows7 and Intuos Wacom serial tablet - no driver support?

You need to install WacomTablet_605-7 -- you can get that from the Wacom website, that is the highest-version wacom driver that supports serial port tablets.  I got mine to work today.  Here are the steps I've taken:

Download http://www.wacom.com/downloads/driver-detail.php?id=178 Right-click on WacomTablet_605-7 and select properties In the Compatibility Tab select "Run this program in compatibility mode for" Windows Vista
Select Run this program as an administrator in the Privelege Level group box Apply and close the properties dialog Run WacomTablet_605-7 After WacomTablet_605-7 finishes -- reboot Once Win7 reboots you will have a functioning Wacom Tablet
I've done this on my own system running Windows 7 Ultimate x64.  Device manager still shows a warning triangle under Other Devices -> WACOM GD, but the Wacom 4D mouse and the Wacom Stylus both work.
I hope this helps,
    Pavel.
 

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