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by EvoT61
Sat Jan 09, 2016 11:23 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: wifi antenna
Replies: 2
Views: 1369

wifi antenna

hi tp`s i have an issue with my x220 wifi antenna ( due to cheap design of the top of the lid) which creates me a huge headache .... I cleared up my way to see what is what and discovered that solder from antenna`s - broken due to lid design ( creates flappyness when clips which holds top of the lid...
by EvoT61
Tue Dec 08, 2015 4:46 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: If you've ≥5 computers, do you use them all or feel guilty?
Replies: 292
Views: 106742

Re: If you've ≥5 computers, do you use them all or feel guilty?

Hmm, i have desktop - rusting in the cupboard
1xT61 in parts
T61 daily to watch movies, play,web prototyping
x220 - linux - daily
x230 - linux - daily
and in the end i use 3 thinkpads at once ... 8)
well x220 and x230 mainly for challenging linux but x230 is my main one .. if i go - he goes :)
by EvoT61
Tue Dec 08, 2015 9:02 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Source of X230 Replacement IPS Screen?
Replies: 8
Views: 7347

Re: Source of X230 Replacement IPS Screen?

I can assure you that almost no one (I wouldn't say "no one" because obviously you do) thinks of privacy as a factor when deciding on which LCD panel to buy. And that's not why companies buy TN panels. Furthermore, TN vs IPS vs VA has almost zero effect when it comes to readability of your screen f...
by EvoT61
Tue Dec 08, 2015 8:48 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60/T61 native HDMI connection.
Replies: 22
Views: 5362

Re: T60/T61 native HDMI connection.

buy thingy to hdmi and job done :) obviously you will have to run jack from earphone connector to the thingy of hdmi :)
by EvoT61
Tue Dec 08, 2015 8:32 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Wifi dosn't work after waking up. X60 + Ubuntu
Replies: 3
Views: 1800

Re: Wifi dosn't work after waking up. X60 + Ubuntu

in arch linux /etc/default/tlp - and there is some parameters so have a look in ubuntu it may be there too :)
by EvoT61
Tue Dec 08, 2015 7:37 am
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: Yosemite on x220
Replies: 67
Views: 34404

Re: Yosemite on x220

Thanks for your answer. Double-checked BIOS, camera is enabled, but not recognized with Mac OS X. Booted a live-windows and camera is there and working. And another one: Anybody got the Ericsson F5521GW WWAN Adapter working? It is recognized as USB-Device, but not WWAN: F5521gw: Thats how it suppos...
by EvoT61
Tue Dec 08, 2015 7:28 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Windows 10 on X230
Replies: 23
Views: 13095

Re: Windows 10 on X230

how does windows 10 spins on x230 in these days ? ive tested few months back and i was disappointed .. slow, laging .. and impossible to use... 4GB ram was not enough, tested on 8GB but modules where different - this same unusable experience and to point out i was 7200rpm hdd.
by EvoT61
Tue Dec 08, 2015 7:24 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Source of X230 Replacement IPS Screen?
Replies: 8
Views: 7347

Re: Source of X230 Replacement IPS Screen?

The IPS is so much better than the TN it is worth doing it. I disagree :) I had LG TV with Flexview and i liked but only for tv or indoor usage . I have no idea what kind of screen i have on x220 and x230 but i believe they are tn HD and they are ok compare with t61 tn :) the biggest problem with I...
by EvoT61
Tue Dec 08, 2015 7:14 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Replacement battery for x230 - genuine neccessary?
Replies: 6
Views: 4510

Re: Replacement battery for x230 - genuine neccessary?

i believe it will be ok , if no ... i think you can get your money back including for postage. hey, you have to ask them too !
by EvoT61
Tue Dec 08, 2015 7:01 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Power/AC Adapter issue
Replies: 7
Views: 2475

Re: Power/AC Adapter issue

... i do get bleep when connecting charger but these bleeps could be switched off in settings but no bleeps when laptop is suspended ( i do suspend to ram in linux). talking about noise from speakers with bleepy charger: if you wouldnt mention noise i would not remember t61`s noise from somewhere un...
by EvoT61
Tue Dec 08, 2015 4:53 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Fingerprint boot?
Replies: 7
Views: 3227

Re: Fingerprint boot?

+1 for fp chip ... i installed win7 or win8 , then fp software and now i have fp boot option ... removed windows installed linux and still have it .
by EvoT61
Tue Dec 08, 2015 4:51 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Your favorite Linux distro on a Thinkpad? Why?
Replies: 55
Views: 31804

Re: Your favorite Linux distro on a Thinkpad? Why?

Im using Arch on x230 and x220 thinkpads , awesome wm ( jumped from i3) ...well and windows 7 on T61 for gaming purposes :) but im using arch because it is Chalange to me and while im installing it im learning about OS and it is light and fast and very stable ...and wiki is full of info plus mediawi...
by EvoT61
Tue Dec 08, 2015 4:28 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: wifi keeps disconnecting x220
Replies: 3
Views: 1241

Re: wifi keeps disconnecting x220

im in uk and using bt hotspots no WPA/WPA2/WEP ( no broadband provider atm) so signal jumps and its bad when windy or rainy...and signal usually below 50% , but t230 with this same card holds signal a bit better and longer but still disconnects ...and allways disconnetcs when i change the room .
by EvoT61
Tue Dec 08, 2015 2:30 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Anybody using Open SuSE?
Replies: 8
Views: 3329

Re: Anybody using Open SuSE?

if your pass is wrong it should show up ( im linux user and if my wifi pass inserted incorrectly - it warns me ) so this one should fall back, next if its intels , try to disable N and use 2.5Ghz . wifi is very strange thing ..even says N is strong and future, but its weak and useless in my experien...
by EvoT61
Tue Dec 08, 2015 2:09 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: wifi keeps disconnecting x220
Replies: 3
Views: 1241

wifi keeps disconnecting x220

Hi linuxpad`ers , im having an issue with x220 intels wifi card on linux ( arch ) ive checked arch wiki for thinkpad and followed instructions how to disable n for my wifi , but still it does not help ... and its hard to get any signal. i was booting from live usb few distros and it takes ages to co...
by EvoT61
Tue Dec 08, 2015 1:09 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Power/AC Adapter issue
Replies: 7
Views: 2475

Re: Power/AC Adapter issue

i have experience with the symptoms like yours ... my issue was non genuine charger and its plug to thinkpad. on t61 i used to have some sort of stick to make connector at some angle , then i got genuine charger and no need of bending, angling etc etc . so double check if its genuine or no and if it...
by EvoT61
Tue Dec 08, 2015 12:51 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Thinpad X220 - any success with Antergos?
Replies: 2
Views: 2056

Re: Thinpad X220 - any success with Antergos?

i have x230 with arch and x220 with arch ... few bits to fix it (trackpad, trackpoint,wifi , wwan and few more bits ), but rest of it - perfect . p.s check thinkwiki and arch wiki for thinkpad`s :) p.s as a arch user i would advice to use arch linux instead of arch based. arch linux is easy to insta...
by EvoT61
Tue Dec 08, 2015 12:43 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Your Favorite Desktop Environments
Replies: 33
Views: 5076

Re: Your Favorite Desktop Environments

openbox, i3 ... now im testing awesome.
awesome is harder to config due to lua language ( im no programmer ) but i more prefer to i3 , even im using only for few days but already fell in love with it :)
by EvoT61
Tue Dec 08, 2015 12:36 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Which version of Linux to install?
Replies: 61
Views: 15076

Re: Which version of Linux to install?

As im new to linux too ( using about one year now ) i jumped stright into arch linux and its perfect ... works everything, arch wiki documentation sufficient enough to install and start to learn linux and ThinkPads runs sweet with linux too ! my suspend to ram (4gb) literally takes moment till my li...
by EvoT61
Fri May 08, 2015 9:28 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: x230 power jack connector
Replies: 2
Views: 1294

Re: x230 power jack connector

thanks brchan for your input, actually ... ive just discovered something new about T61 connectors, so i think as long as i use original Lenovo charger for X230 everything shoul be ok.
by EvoT61
Fri May 08, 2015 6:29 pm
Forum: Forum Announcements
Topic: Please report Forum-bugs/errors here (PHPBB 3.1.6 installed 10/31/15)
Replies: 42
Views: 470248

Re: Please report bugs/errors here (phpBB 3.1.3 installed 2/20/15)

Good evening, today thinkpad.forum does not show rigt title on tabs , it has long line of code or something : <!-- IF UNREAD_NOTIFICATIONS_COUNT --> (5) <!-- ENDIF --><!-- IF not S_VIEWTOPIC and not S_VIEWFORM -->forum.thinkpads.com - <!-- ENDIF --><!-- IF S_IN_MCP-->Moderator Control Panel - <!-- E...
by EvoT61
Fri May 08, 2015 1:15 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: confusion over x230 spec. and Lenovo data base info
Replies: 4
Views: 1814

confusion over x230 spec. and Lenovo data base info

hey tyhere, sorry if this has been covered n times, but im really confused with what i have and what i can and cant have in my X230. I went on Lenovo website, typed in Model type and it came up with : i5-3320M(3.3GHz), 4GB RAM, 320GB 7200rpm HD, 12.5in 1366x768 LCD, Intel HD Graphics, Intel 802.11ag...
by EvoT61
Wed May 06, 2015 5:23 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: ThinkPad design is overrated?
Replies: 27
Views: 3091

Re: ThinkPad design is overrated?

Im ThinkPad user for two years and i dont think about anything else ... ant TrackPoint ... well , it is PART of ThinkPad Design aka RED BUTTON and dot on I which is to show TrackPoint , so if they remove TrackPoint they remove soul of ThinkPad ( this same as keyboard). Design ? Timeless! And there i...
by EvoT61
Wed May 06, 2015 5:00 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: x230 power jack connector
Replies: 2
Views: 1294

x230 power jack connector

hey there, i just got myself x230 but im a bit curious... power jack connectors :evil: equally pathetic to T61`s ? or did Lenovo improved them and they are much better ? because they look identical so while im waiting for my notebook to arrive may i need to order few of them ?:lol:
Thanks.
by EvoT61
Tue May 05, 2015 10:44 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Something new you've got! *PICS*
Replies: 184
Views: 54702

Re: Something new you've got! *PICS*

Just got myself IBM Lenovo X230 Laptop Intel Core i5-3320M CPU @2.60GHz 4 GB RAM DDR3 320 GB FP Docking station but not with IPS screen ... and all this cost me 203 pounds with delivery :lol: 8)
by EvoT61
Thu Apr 30, 2015 11:15 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: what to look for x220
Replies: 6
Views: 1972

Re: what to look for x220

understood and thanks a lot, now just need to find perfect X220 :)
BTW ... if reads are 180 and writes are 100 its double the speed from what im getting ... my writes to usb 2.0 sandisk force are 50-60, i think over the time USB 3.0 will save some time for me :D
Thanks again to all ! :)
by EvoT61
Fri Apr 24, 2015 3:35 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: what to look for x220
Replies: 6
Views: 1972

Re: what to look for x220

thanks for your contributions ... :)
usb 3 bootable ... so it will work as fast as ssd if i use usb as my persistance drive with some linux os ?
and if from non ips to ips is stright swap, then its all cool ...
well, need to kep an eye for good i7 then :)
by EvoT61
Fri Apr 24, 2015 3:43 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: what to look for x220
Replies: 6
Views: 1972

what to look for x220

Hey ThinkPad`ers , Im looking to add X220 next to my T61 , and i have no idea what to look for. I found few options of them and im lost, i have no idea which one to get, my needs are : 1: web browsing / serious multitasking 2: will b running on arch linux 3: wwan 4: programing a bit now this is what...
by EvoT61
Thu May 22, 2014 4:03 am
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: win7 does not recognise usb dock replicator
Replies: 0
Views: 6311

win7 does not recognise usb dock replicator

Hey there, i have one of these http://tech-solutions.fenixhost.pl/zdjecia/REPLIKATOR%20PORT%D3W/REPLICATOR%20PORT%D3W%20LENOVO%202.jpg everything works but not vga port. i have spare monitor at home and i want to plug in troug this usb port thing but i cant, nothing is happening. win7 says that cant...
by EvoT61
Wed May 07, 2014 10:26 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Effectively Removing Stripped Screws
Replies: 5
Views: 3223

Re: Effectively Removing Stripped Screws

use your drill when all options are tried. before u use last option (drill) tri to use flat head screew driver and hammer . how to do it: place your flat head screew driver on the edge of screew and tap with the hammer but go easy tiger .

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