Welcome to the entry-point for Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkPad laptops.

ThinkPad model support matrix


L Series

SL Series

T Series

W Series

X Series


Thinkpads have an accelerometer that can sense if you drop your laptop and make the hard drive brace for impact. To enable this, install the tp-smapi-dkms and hdapsd packages. Then load the tp-smapi kernel module

sudo modprobe tp-smapi

Then restart hdapsd

sudo /etc/init.d/hdapsd restart

See Also

Other official Ubuntu documentation and support pages that are specific to ThinkPads.

External Links

If you can't find what you're looking for in the Ubuntu wiki, try one of these external resources.

ThinkPad (last edited 2011-10-18 21:29:05 by jebuswankel)