Articles Tagged lenovo

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It’s Now Easier to Install ThinkPad Firmware Updates on Linux

It’s about to get a whole lot easier to install ThinkPad firmware updates on Linux. Red Hat’s Richard Hughes has revealed that tech company Lenovo, who produce the ThinkPad line of laptops, is joining the Linux Vendor Firmware […]

10 August 2018
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Ubuntu 17.10 Will Be Re-Released on January 11, Will No Longer Brick Laptops

A fixed version of Ubuntu 17.10 will be available to download again from January 11. The updated image will no longer cause BIOS corruption on Lenovo laptops.

7 January 2018
Lenovo BIOS corrupted by Ubuntu 17.10

Ubuntu 17.10 Breaks the BIOS on Some Lenovo Laptops

If you have a Lenovo laptop and were planning on installing Ubuntu 17.10 over the Christmas holidays take my advice and don't.

19 December 2017
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Lenovo Accidentally Leaks an Image of its ‘Retro Thinkpad’

If you’ve been patiently waiting for your first proper glimpse of the Retro Thinkpad, consider yourself rewarded. An image of what appears to be the retro ThinkPad was uploaded to the Lenovo website, where it […]

14 September 2017

You Can’t Install Linux on a Microsoft Signature Edition Laptop (Updated)

It seems that Microsoft Signature Edition PCs prevent you from installing Linux, with a Lenovo rep saying this is "per our agreement with Microsoft".

21 September 2016

Scripts to ‘Fix’ ThinkPad Touchpad Issues on Ubuntu

I don’t own a ThinkPad, but I know that a lot of you do. A reader who doesn’t wish to be credited pinged us a link to a set of scripts that claim to “fix” touchpad and […]

13 June 2016

Xiaomi Plan To Release A Laptop That Runs Linux

A 15.6-inch ultra book with high specs and a low price is barely believable. That it might run Linux, even more so…

1 September 2015

Dell’s New Hybrid Laptops Will Offer Ubuntu Preinstalled

Dell is to offer Ubuntu on its latest batch of '2-in-1' Inspiron laptops, marking the first time the OS has been sold on a mainstream hybrid device.

3 June 2014

Ubuntu PC Sales Skyrocket in 2011

Canonical's VP of Sales and Business Development, Chris Kenyon, shared some interesting stats on Ubuntu's uptake in the world during the recent Ubuntu Developer Summit.

2 November 2012

Lenovo ThinkPad E530: The Ideal Ubuntu Laptop? [Review]

“ThinkPad” the revered laptop brand of techies, whether under IBM or Lenovo, has been a long-time friend to Linux users. But how does the Lenovo ThinkPad E530, which went on sale earlier this year, fare under Ubuntu?

25 October 2012