Tag Archives: thinkpad

Ubuntu 13.10 on Thinkpad X200

Shortly after Ubuntu 13.10 “Saucy Salamander” was released I did a direct upgrade from 13.04. Here’s a short report on it for the interested. Upgrade process Apart from a smaller hiccup at the final restart – i had to force shutdown … Continue reading

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Switch device-specific Xmodmaps upon USB event with Cuttlefish

I described in an earlier post how to switch keyboard bindings on an Apple keyboard using Ubuntu using Xmodmap. Now, this works great, however I do use the external keyboard just at home with my laptop docking station. When on the move … Continue reading

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Thinkpad X200 Ubuntu 11.10 [bug] Bluetooth doesn’t remember OFF state + workaround

With every new install of Ubuntu I encounter this same old unfixed bug. My Thinkpad X200 (and many other TPs) don’t remember the bluetooth state (OFF) between boot cycles. It’s well known (Bug #280811), but has low priority, also due … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal Alpha 3 on Thinkpad X200

I have just updated my Ubuntu Wubi installation on my Thinkpad X200 to the current state of the development release equal to 11.04 Alpha 3. Given the fact that this is an alpha state software it really works well, I … Continue reading

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Ubuntu user switching back to Windows

Why? Finding the answer to this question is one of the reasons for starting this blog. I have to beginn with my first computer to tell this story, be prepared. I started using Microsoft Windows based operating systems 14 years … Continue reading

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