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'''[[ThinkWiki:Accounts|Account creation on ThinkWiki]]'''
 
'''[[ThinkWiki:Accounts|Account creation on ThinkWiki]]'''
<div align="right"><small>'''More [[ThinkWiki:About|about ThinkWiki]]'''</small></div>
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<div align="right"><small>'''[[ThinkWiki:About|More about ThinkWiki]]'''</small></div>
 
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'''Hardware'''
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'''Hardware and Software'''
  
 
* [[Hardware Specifications]] <tt>(Hardware specs of ThinkPad models)</tt><br />
 
* [[Hardware Specifications]] <tt>(Hardware specs of ThinkPad models)</tt><br />
* [[ThinkPad Technologies]] <tt>(special features of ThinkPads)</tt><br />
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* [[ThinkPad Technologies]] <tt>(Features specific to ThinkPads)</tt><br />
* [[Components and AddOns| Components & AddOns]] <tt>(ThinkPad components and addons)</tt><br />
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* [[Components and AddOns]] <tt>(Components and add-ons used in ThinkPads)</tt><br />
* [[BIOS Upgrade]] <tt>(How to keep your BIOS up to date)</tt><br />
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* [[BIOS Upgrade]] <tt>(How to keep your ThinkPad's BIOS up to date)</tt><br />
* [[Custom BIOS]] <tt>(Custom BIOSes to remove whitelists, disable annoying errors, etc.)</tt><br />
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* [[Custom BIOS]] <tt>(Modified BIOS images to remove restrictions and errors)</tt><br />
* [[Known Problems]] <tt>(Known problem with certain ThinkPads)</tt><br />
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* [[Known Problems]] <tt>(Chronic problems which appear in ThinkPads)</tt><br />
* [[Error Codes and Beep Codes | Error Codes & Beeps]] <tt>(BIOS numerical and beep error codes)</tt><br />
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* [[Error Codes and Beep Codes]] <tt>(BIOS numerical and beep error codes)</tt><br />
* [[Hardware Hacking]] <tt>(Mods and stuff)</tt><br />
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* [[Hardware Hacking]] <tt>(Modifications for ThinkPads)</tt><br />
* [[Maintenance]] <tt>(How to keep your ThinkPad nice and shiny)</tt><br />
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* [[Maintenance]] <tt>(Keeping your ThinkPad alive)</tt><br />
* [[Buyers Guide]] <tt>(Hints on buying ThinkPads)</tt><br />
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* [[Buyers Guide]] <tt>(Guide for buying ThinkPads)</tt><br />
* [[Meltdown and Spectre]] <tt>(Intel Firmware Upgrades and Lenovo)</tt>
 
 
<div align="right"><small>'''[[:Category:Models|ThinkPad models]]'''</small></div>
 
<div align="right"><small>'''[[:Category:Models|ThinkPad models]]'''</small></div>
 
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* [[HOWTOs - Driver Installation | Driver Installation]] <tt>(How to make certain drivers work)</tt><br />
 
* [[HOWTOs - Driver Installation | Driver Installation]] <tt>(How to make certain drivers work)</tt><br />
 
* [[How to recover the preloaded OS | Preload Recovery]] <tt>(How to recover the preloaded OS)</tt><br />
 
* [[How to recover the preloaded OS | Preload Recovery]] <tt>(How to recover the preloaded OS)</tt><br />
* [[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 make use of Power Management features | Power Management]] <tt>(How to get Suspend, SpeedStep etc. working)</tt><br />
 
* [[How to get special keys to work | Special Keys]] <tt>(How to setup/configure the extra keys)</tt><br />
 
* [[How to get special keys to work | Special Keys]] <tt>(How to setup/configure the extra keys)</tt><br />
 
* [[HOWTOs - Performance | Performance]] <tt>(How to optimize your system)</tt><br />
 
* [[HOWTOs - Performance | Performance]] <tt>(How to optimize your system)</tt><br />
* [[How to change the BIOS bootsplash screen | BIOS-Bootsplash]] <tt>(How to change the IBM BIOS bootsplash)</tt>
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* [[How to change the BIOS bootsplash screen | BIOS-Bootsplash]] <tt>(How to change the BIOS's boot splash image)</tt>
 
<div align="right"><small>'''[[Help:Reading|How to read ThinkWiki]]'''</small></div>
 
<div align="right"><small>'''[[Help:Reading|How to read ThinkWiki]]'''</small></div>
 
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* [[Drivers]] <tt>(Useful drivers for ThinkPads)</tt><br />
 
* [[Drivers]] <tt>(Useful drivers for ThinkPads)</tt><br />
* [[Tools]] <tt>(Useful Tools for ThinkPads)</tt><br />
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* [[Tools]] <tt>(Useful tools for ThinkPads)</tt><br />
 
* [[Patches]] <tt>(ThinkPad related patches)</tt><br />
 
* [[Patches]] <tt>(ThinkPad related patches)</tt><br />
 
* [[:Category:Scripts|Scripts]] <tt>(ThinkPad related scripts)</tt><br />
 
* [[:Category:Scripts|Scripts]] <tt>(ThinkPad related scripts)</tt><br />
* [[Configs]] <tt>(useful configuration files)</tt><br />
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* [[Configs]] <tt>(Useful configuration files for ThinkPads)</tt><br />
* [[:Category:Software|Lenovo Software]] <tt>(companion software included by Lenovo)</tt><br />
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* [[:Category:Software|Lenovo Software]] <tt>(Software preloaded by Lenovo)</tt><br />
 
<div align="right"><small>'''[[:Category:ThinkWiki|Categories]]'''</small></div>
 
<div align="right"><small>'''[[:Category:ThinkWiki|Categories]]'''</small></div>
 
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'''Further Information'''
 
'''Further Information'''
[[: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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* [[:Category:Glossary | Glossary]] <tt>(Explanations of special terms)</tt><br />
[[links | important ThinkPad Links]] <tt>(links to useful sites)</tt><br />
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* [[mailinglists | Mailinglists ]] <tt>(Talk to other people and get help)</tt><br />
[[IRC | IRC-Channels ]] <tt>(for urgent help and chatter)</tt>
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* [[links | important ThinkPad 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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<div align="right"><small>'''More [[Special:Recentchanges|changes]]'''</small></div>
 
<div align="right"><small>'''More [[Special:Recentchanges|changes]]'''</small></div>
 
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'''ThinkWiki Blog'''
 
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[[Special:Benchmarks | 3D FPS comparisons ]] <tt>(glxgears measurements and similar)</tt>
 
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To experiment with this wiki please try [[ThinkWiki:Sandbox]].  
 
To experiment with this wiki please try [[ThinkWiki:Sandbox]].  
 
See the [http://meta.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki_User%27s_Guide User's Guide] for usage and configuration help.
 
See the [http://meta.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki_User%27s_Guide User's Guide] for usage and configuration help.

Revision as of 19:16, 19 March 2020

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This is ThinkWiki, the Wiki Web for IBM/Lenovo ThinkPad users. Here you 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.

5,633 active users have registered since Sep. 2004 and created 1,431 articles (58,861 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)
  • Lenovo Software (Software preloaded by Lenovo)

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!
More News

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.
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Recent changes

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To experiment with this wiki please try ThinkWiki:Sandbox. See the User's Guide for usage and configuration help.