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Elementary os in ryzen 4500u graphics issues Renoir

I got a new laptop . ThinkPad e14 gen 2 with AMD Ryzen 4500u. I installed elementary os from latest iso 5.x available in the website.it updated the system and it got kernel update till 5.4 with hwe. ...
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AMD Laptop: Boot sometimes fails

I seem to have fixed this issue and posting my answer below. TLDR: this seems to be common problem with AMD machines. I am stuck with a boot problem I struggle to narrow down: I installed elementary ...
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Installing elementary OS on Thinkpad X1C7 - has anyone done this? & did you have wifi problems?

I'm a noob and apologies if this a v basic question. I'm trying to install this on my new Thinkpad X1 C7, but when trying latest version on live, everything seems to be working okay except wifi is not ...
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Thinkpad L590 overheating problem!

I've used other Linux distros on my Thinkpad but non had this overheating problem when I using it. I've W10 on my machine too, but it's always cool. I've just installed tlp, and even tp_smapi (even it ...
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Ethernet connection USB 3.0

i've got a thinkpad X1 carbon gen 2 with thinkpad onelink pro dock. the usb and HDMI port work well but the ethernet port does not. I found a driver here : https://www.asix.com.tw/download.php?sub=...
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Fingerprint reader driver thinkpad T480s

Is there any driver for Thinkpad T480s fingerprint reader? I have already tried Figerprint GUI and fprint-demo but without succes.
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Issues with USB External Keyboard connected to Lenovo Thinkpad T480s through Lenovo USB-C Dock 2nd Gen

I installed Elementary OS 5.1 Hera on my Lenovo T480s Laptop and almost everything works smoothly. However, I am experiencing a minor (but annoying) issue with the docking station. At the start-up, ...
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elementary OS bootable USB not booting up

I created a Bootable usb for elementary os using etcher however when I try to boot from it on my Lenovo thinkpad x1 carbon (gen 7) it gets stuck at a black screen after selecting try elementary OS ...
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Elementary OS pre-install question from perennial Linux newbie: partition scheme

I've been toying with Unix & Linux since Mandrake, but always gave up. Now committed to using something other than Windows as a daily driver. Like what I see with EOS Live these past few days ...
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Poor battery life on ThinkPad T420

I recently tried to use elementary OS on my ThinkPad T420. Most of the hardware worked just fine out of the box: wifi, sound, graphics, etc. However, battery life on elementary OS has been very, very ...
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Black screen at boot [SOLVED]

I updated eOS and the AppCenter told me to restart. I had uninstalled some applications prior to running the update. Now I only get a black screen after the eOS logo splash screen during bootup. When ...
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thinkpad keyboard layout not working

I have a Portuguese (pt-br) keyboard on my thinkpad and it have by default a special key that its not on standard place. They key is the "Question Mark + Slash". To make it work I always use the ...
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Can my Thinkpad w550s run elementary os with no problem?

I have a lenovo thinkpad w550s with the following specs: -Intel core i7 5500U -8gb ram -256 ssd -nvidia QuadroK620m - full hd screen And I wanted to uninstall the windows and install the elementary 0....
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How to increase battery performance? [duplicate]

I am using elementary OS 0.4 Loki on my LENOVO ThinkPad Edge E125. Everything is fine except battery performance. The battery lasts hardly 1 hour what was previously almost 3 hours. What should I do?
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how to disable touchpad while using the trackpoint? [duplicate]

I'm pretty new in Linux and bash and I am very satisfied with my elementaryOS. I have a small problem. I need to disable the touchpad when I'm using the trackpoint. I am using Freya on Thinkpad X1 ...
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Jumpy scrolling on ALPS touchpad

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T440 that came with the infamous clackpad. Since that was much of an annoyance, I replaced it with a T540 touchpad - Alps DualPoint TouchPad. Here's the output from xinput ⎡ ...
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How to prevent laptop from not restarting properly on resume from suspend?

I am using a ThinkPad X230 with an integrated Intel graphics card which should usually be well-supported by Linux and elementary OS. Nevertheless, I am running into the issue that occasionally the ...
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