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This is '''ThinkWiki''', the new Wiki Web for Thinkpad users.
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'''Introduction'''
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This is '''[[ThinkWiki:About | ThinkWiki]]''', the Wikipedia for IBM and Lenovo ThinkPad users.
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In here, you can find anything you need to install your favourite [[Linux]] [[Distribution|distribution]] on your [[:Category:Models|ThinkPad]]. [[:Category:Windows|Windows]] users shouldn't run away, there's a lot of useful information for them as well. Some Linux information for Mac users also can be found here.
  
===Hardware:===
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{{NUMBEROFUSERS}} [[Special:Listusers|users]] have registered since September 2004 and created {{NUMBEROFARTICLES}} articles, with {{NUMBEROFEDITS}} page edits so far.
  
[[models | Models ]] <tt>(Hardware specs of Thinkpad models)</tt>
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Please [[ThinkWiki:Support | support us]] and [[:Category:NeedsEditing|help to extend]] this wiki. Thank you!
  
[[biosupgrade | BIOS Upgrade]] <tt>(How to keep you BIOS up to date)</tt>
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'''[[ThinkWiki:Accounts|Account creation on ThinkWiki]]'''
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<div align="right"><small>'''[[ThinkWiki:About|More about ThinkWiki]]'''</small></div>
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[[battery | Battery Treatment]] <tt>(Hints to expand your Thinkpads battery life)</tt>
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'''Hardware and Software'''
  
[[knowproblems | Known Problems ]] <tt>(Known problem with certain Thinkpads)</tt>
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* [[Hardware Specifications]] <tt>(Hardware specs of ThinkPad models)</tt><br />
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* [[Hardware Modifications]] <tt>(Modifications, usually in form of upgrades, for ThinkPads)</tt><br />
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* [[ThinkPad Technologies]] <tt>(Features specific to ThinkPads)</tt><br />
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* [[Components and AddOns]] <tt>(Components and add-ons used in ThinkPads)</tt><br />
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* [[BIOS Upgrade]] <tt>(How to keep your ThinkPad's BIOS up to date)</tt><br />
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* [[Custom BIOS]] <tt>(Modified BIOS images to remove restrictions and errors)</tt><br />
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* [[Error Codes and Beep Codes]] <tt>(BIOS numerical and beep error codes)</tt><br />
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* [[Known Problems]] <tt>(Chronic problems which appear in ThinkPads)</tt><br />
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* [[Maintenance]] <tt>(Keeping your ThinkPad alive)</tt><br />
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* [[:Category:Software|Lenovo Software]] <tt>(Software preloaded by Lenovo)</tt><br />
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<div align="right"><small>'''[[:Category:Models|ThinkPad models]]'''</small></div>
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===Howto's:===
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'''HOWTOs'''
  
[[installation | ThinkPad Installation]] <tt>(How to install your favorite OS)</tt>
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* [[installation | ThinkPad Installation]] <tt>(How to install your favorite OS)</tt><br />
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* [[HOWTOs - Driver Installation | Driver Installation]] <tt>(How to make certain drivers work)</tt><br />
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* [[How to recover the preloaded OS | Preload Recovery]] <tt>(How to recover the preloaded OS)</tt><br />
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* [[How to make use of Power Management features | Power Management]] <tt>(How to get Suspend, SpeedStep etc. working)</tt><br />
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* [[How to get special keys to work | Special Keys]] <tt>(How to setup/configure the extra keys)</tt><br />
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* [[HOWTOs - Performance | Performance]] <tt>(How to optimize your system)</tt><br />
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* [[How to change the BIOS bootsplash screen | BIOS-Bootsplash]] <tt>(How to change the BIOS's boot splash image)</tt>
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<div align="right"><small>'''[[Help:Reading|How to read ThinkWiki]]'''</small></div>
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'''Drivers and Patches'''
  
[[winrecovery | Preload Recovery]] <tt>(How to recover the preloaded OS)</tt>
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* [[Drivers]] <tt>(Useful drivers for ThinkPads)</tt><br />
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* [[Tools]] <tt>(Useful tools for ThinkPads)</tt><br />
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* [[Patches]] <tt>(ThinkPad related patches)</tt><br />
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* [[:Category:Scripts|Scripts]] <tt>(ThinkPad related scripts)</tt><br />
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* [[Configs]] <tt>(Useful configuration files for ThinkPads)</tt><br />
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<div align="right"><small>'''[[:Category:ThinkWiki|Categories]]'''</small></div>
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===Drivers & Patches:===
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'''Further Information'''
  
[[Drivers]] <tt>(Useful drivers for Thinkpads)</tt>
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* [[:Category:Glossary | Glossary]] <tt>(Explanations of special terms)</tt><br />
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* [[mailinglists | Mailinglists ]] <tt>(Talk to other people and get help)</tt><br />
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* [[links | Important Links]] <tt>(Links to useful sites)</tt><br />
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* [[IRC | IRC-Channels ]] <tt>(For urgent help and chatter)</tt>
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[[Tools]] <tt>(Useful Tools for Thinkpads)</tt>
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'''ThinkWiki News'''
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<div align="right"><small>'''[[ThinkWiki:News|More news]]'''</small></div>
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[[Patches]] <tt>(Thinkpad related Patches to existing tools or drivers)</tt>
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'''Industry Watch'''
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<div align="right"><small>'''[[ThinkWiki:News|More news]]'''</small></div>
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[[Scripts]] <tt>(Thinkpad related scripts)</tt>
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'''Recent changes'''
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[[3Dfps | 3D FPS comparisons ]] <tt>(glxgears measurements and similar)</tt>
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[[mailinglists | Mailinglists ]] <tt>(talk to other people and get help)</tt>
 
 
 
[[links | important Thinkpad Links]] <tt>(links to useful sites regarding Thinkpads)</tt>
 
  
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See the [http://meta.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki_User%27s_Guide User's Guide] for usage and configuration help.

Latest revision as of 21:27, 17 September 2022

Introduction

thinkwiki_logo_200x80.png

This is ThinkWiki, the Wikipedia for IBM and Lenovo ThinkPad users. In here, you can find anything you need to install your favourite Linux distribution on your ThinkPad. Windows users shouldn't run away, there's a lot of useful information for them as well. Some Linux information for Mac users also can be found here.

5,640 users have registered since September 2004 and created 1,434 articles, with 58,948 page edits so far.

Please support us and help to extend this wiki. Thank you!

Account creation on ThinkWiki

Hardware and Software

HOWTOs

Drivers and Patches

  • Drivers (Useful drivers for ThinkPads)
  • Tools (Useful tools for ThinkPads)
  • Patches (ThinkPad related patches)
  • Scripts (ThinkPad related scripts)
  • Configs (Useful configuration files for ThinkPads)

Further Information

ThinkWiki News

08.09.2021: New server hardware.
15.03.2021: ThinkWiki has been upgraded to MediaWiki 1.31.12.
01.08.2020: Scheduled downtime due to service maintenance
31.03.2018: Major security update on server software.
10.05.2017: All insecure elements have been removed from ThinkWiki.
08.03.2017: ThinkWiki now uses SSL/TLS by default.
01.01.2016: ThinkWiki wishes all users a happy new year!
08.02.2015: ThinkWiki got new awesome hardware!
31.01.2015: ThinkWiki has been upgraded to MediaWiki 1.24.1.
06.08.2013: Cleanup action: All users with no page edits older than 90 days will get purged.
01.05.2013: ThinkWiki has been upgraded to MediaWiki 1.20.5.
01.05.2013: Sorry for some downtime today (and yesterday)
13.08.2012: ThinkWiki got new hardware!
13.08.2012: ThinkWiki suffered a partial data loss
03.02.2012: ThinkWiki has been upgraded to MediaWiki 1.18.1.
15.10.2011: We are pleased to announce our new partnership with thinkpads.com
28.06.2011: ThinkWiki has been upgraded to MediaWiki 1.17.0.
07.06.2011: ibm.com MIGR Doc links are dead! Please convert any dead links to use the IBMDOCURL or LNVDOCURL template
20.03.2011: User account creation temporarily disabled, until we have an effective way to reduce SPAM.
08.02.2011: ThinkWiki has been upgraded to MediaWiki 1.16.2.
17.05.2010: ThinkWiki got shiny new hardware!

Industry Watch

30.07.2020: New fglrx driver version 20.30 released
18.12.2015: New fglrx driver version 15.12 released
24.04.2012: New fglrx driver version 12.4 released
28.09.2011: New fglrx driver version 11.9 released
19.02.2009: Ubuntu 10.04 will use nouveau drivers for nVidia GPUs. See this Phoronix article .
29.01.2009: New fglrx driver version 9.1 released with support for OpenGL 3.0, Hybrid Crossfile and Multiview.
18.09.2008: New fglrx driver version 8.9 (8.532) released.
10.06.2008: Engadget got some leaked technical specs of the new ThinkPads.
16.04.2008: New fglrx driver version 8.1 (8.476) released.
14.04.2008: Lenovo's entire new ThinkPad line leaked, X300 gets siblings. See Gizmodo for details.
18.01.2008: New fglrx driver version 8.1 (8.454) released.

Recent changes

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