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by evening_hunger
Fri May 11, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: My new X280 just arrived!
Replies: 3
Views: 227

Re: My new X280 just arrived!

Congratulations. How exactly did your x220 die?
by evening_hunger
Tue May 08, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 903
Views: 159533

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

@evening_hunger: You may want to look at a Toshiba DD0BLILC130 cable, it's 30-pin eDP and about 33cm long. https://www.chipbay.uk/product/toshiba-s50-s50-b-s55t-b5-s55-b-s55-c5274-l50-b-screen-ribbon-cable-dd0blilc130/ https://www.ebay.com/itm/282506950668 Don't know the pin-out of those. Thanks, i...
by evening_hunger
Mon May 07, 2018 6:53 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 903
Views: 159533

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Sure thing, thanks. A quick glance at Aliexpress reveals they're not easily found at the moment, we only get to find something like this which cannot pass through the hinge, so no use. So for the moment, I have to make do with this extension even if it may cause interference... If it's that or re-se...
by evening_hunger
Sat May 05, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0
Replies: 86
Views: 11765

Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

I didn't find alternative longer cables, but you could get a couple of those extensions , that's what I used with my W11 panel. Great! I bought three straightaway. Well, another wait now, but at least I still can pull it off hopefully. By the way I never fully realized how small Nitrocaster's (or t...
by evening_hunger
Fri May 04, 2018 7:05 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 903
Views: 159533

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Received the kit, thanks. Unfortunately I'm not doing the job yet, I have a B133HAN04.6 and I think it has wrong connector location.
by evening_hunger
Fri May 04, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0
Replies: 86
Views: 11765

Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

Hmm, I think I have a problem, not sure yet tho. So I bought a nitrocaster kit, and received it after a looong wait. At the same time, I got a cut-out bezel and the 13.3'' B133HAN04.6. Actually I haven't even opened the package with the screen, but looking through the photos, it seems that the B133H...
by evening_hunger
Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:16 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 903
Views: 159533

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

alisan wrote:
Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:47 am
If I understood correctly, with the FHD mod and Mini Dock Series 3, the DP and the DVI on the dock will be both non functional, right?
I remember asking the question is this very topic. I think DVI will work.
by evening_hunger
Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 903
Views: 159533

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

I have about 200 boards which have to be inspected, fixed if they're bad, cleaned, flashed, tested and packed. And it's all on you? Man, then I can sit back comfortably and wait until my B133HAN04.6 and bezel arrive from China, they're sure to make it on time:) And on a more serious tone, understoo...
by evening_hunger
Sat Apr 07, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Is BlueTooth ... dangerous / "bad for you" ???
Replies: 6
Views: 489

Re: Is BlueTooth ... dangerous / "bad for you" ???

Cigarguy wrote:
Sat Apr 07, 2018 12:29 am
Death is safe, certain, and predictable.
And don't forget taxes!
by evening_hunger
Fri Apr 06, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: T25-Retro Discussion
Topic: David Hill plans to show his personal T25 shortly
Replies: 4
Views: 382

Re: David Hill plans to show his personal T25 shortly

I don't know what's so special about DH's T25, unless he had it secretly fitted with 16:10 screen or something. Guess we'll have to wait and see, but so far it looks like he's just bored with his retirement...
by evening_hunger
Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:06 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 903
Views: 159533

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

I'm in a sixth month of wait for this mod, and lookin' at at least two more as I haven't even been contacted for final payment. (classy '9 months' are quite probable). So, seriously, nitrocaster should think it over and outsorce this business, get himself fully occupied with his drone things and jus...
by evening_hunger
Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo wants to release a new 15-inch ThinkPad without a numpad
Replies: 3
Views: 349

Re: Lenovo wants to release a new 15-inch ThinkPad without a numpad

It will most likely just be a P51-type keyboard without a numpad. What most interests me is to what family/line will it adhere, will it be T580p or P1 and what does it even mean... etc. That's because while a 15'', no-numpad machine could succesfully compete with mackbooks pro, it wouldn't having we...
by evening_hunger
Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Win98 installation on the 600
Replies: 8
Views: 844

Re: Win98 installation on the 600

The gparted guys seem to have - a bit longish - explanation here. I don't have any Windows machine/disk handy, but I guess I'd use gparted and try to rebuild parition table, perhaps would add the boot flag to first of them and so on. (Haven't checked that enlightened wisdom with the link above, but ...
by evening_hunger
Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 903
Views: 159533

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

I don't yet have the mod, nor I have the full understanding of the mirroring issue, but I do understand xrandr. Your xrandr output means Xorg can only see your LVDS-1, running FHD. Everything else is either off or disabled. Thus, you definitely need not use the command xrandr --fb 1920x1080 --output...
by evening_hunger
Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Don't want W10? Concerned about privacy? Make sure to kill/uninstall these updates...
Replies: 117
Views: 38473

Re: Don't want W10? Concerned about privacy? Make sure to kill/uninstall these updates...

Is Linux any safer? Certainly it avoids intrusions by the OS maker, as in Microsoft. But what about malware? You could dissmiss it straight away by saying there is no malware for Linux. But generally, that's not exact. First of all, Android is Linux, and since there's tons of malware for Android, i...
by evening_hunger
Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 903
Views: 159533

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Duard wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:46 pm
I am waiting for the mod. Thank you
You'd better get used to that waiting, you have like 6 months of it ahead easily:)
by evening_hunger
Mon Mar 12, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: WIP DIY x320, what I learned so far
Replies: 166
Views: 19960

Re: WIP DIY x320, what I learned so far

From my understanding it has better color space coverage than other models in AUO's B133HAN subgroup, better contrast ratio while being still matte. But I might be wrong:)
by evening_hunger
Fri Mar 09, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: WIP DIY x320, what I learned so far
Replies: 166
Views: 19960

Re: WIP DIY x320, what I learned so far

There was a way bigger price diffrence between this: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/232669048978?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&fromMakeTrack=true and this: https://www.ebay.com/itm/13-3-LED-LCD-Screen-AUO-B133HAN04-6-1920X1080-FHD-Display-eDP-30PINS-Tested-NEW/231554234332?hash=item35e9b537dc:g:wUcAAOSw...
by evening_hunger
Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: WIP DIY x320, what I learned so far
Replies: 166
Views: 19960

Re: WIP DIY x320, what I learned so far

Is there any particular reason why a B133HAN03.2 couldn't be used? It's between 2 and 3 times cheaper than B133HAN04.6, and it's weakness-es are only 50% srgb (instead of 72% of 4.6), and 700:1 instead of 800:1. Mr. Wallet says I could live with that. Truly, it has metal clips (35 seconds with plier...
by evening_hunger
Thu Mar 08, 2018 4:31 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0
Replies: 86
Views: 11765

Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

Am I correct that by reading all this thread, this mod: https://item.taobao.com/item.htm?id=553863861510 does not allow brightness control in Linux?
by evening_hunger
Tue Mar 06, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Visiting Akihabara - any especially good ThinkPad sources?
Replies: 6
Views: 396

Re: Visiting Akihabara - any especially good ThinkPad sources?

Was there this summer, guess I had similar hopes. But I found nothing except manga-hell that *humans* actually cannot get their brains around until they see it. I'm sure I wouldn't like to go there again (not to mention I got lost). So you better go well prepared, with precise knowledge of the parti...
by evening_hunger
Mon Feb 26, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Have you joined the 3:2 club yet?
Replies: 54
Views: 4570

Re: Have you joined the 3:2 club yet?

It is encouraging to see people advertising the ratio of the screen area to the laptop area (91% for the new Matebook vs 69% for the Thinkpad T25). This is a number that really matters, and may encourage taller screens. It's slightly less encouraging though to see them getting rid of: Home/End, PgU...
by evening_hunger
Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 903
Views: 159533

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

I wonder, NV125FHM-N62 is supposedly a lil' bit bigger at least if I try lcd-source.com http://www.lcd-source.com/Product_Overview_BOE_NV125FHM-N62 than the LG's spb4: http://www.lcd-source.com/Product_Overview_LG+Display_LP125WF2-SPB4 Do you think it's an error on behalf of lcd-source, or have you ...
by evening_hunger
Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: [X201][UBUNTU] Battery charges, but does not show any information.
Replies: 1
Views: 2245

Re: [X201][UBUNTU] Battery charges, but does not show any information.

Cześć. Well, I don't want to ask what were the circumstances of mechanically interrupting the process there. Anyway, this looks like your battery is semi-bricked, you're in fact rather lucky it still takes charge. In a way, you can be using it blindly if there's no other choice. Now, I believe to re...
by evening_hunger
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: T25-Retro Discussion
Topic: T25 Frankenpad?
Replies: 15
Views: 1794

Re: T25 Frankenpad?

Wolfman_Jack wrote:
Tue Jan 23, 2018 4:50 pm
I also successfully installed Windows 7 x64 and can elaborate on that a bit if any other Luddites out there are interested.
Ludites? I have a friend who makes a living with numerical simulations, and he uses Win XP...
by evening_hunger
Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Good distro for replacing Windows?
Replies: 6
Views: 561

Re: Good distro for replacing Windows?

If Linux interests you there's no need to give up Windows and if you wish to keep Windows you can also run Linux. You can run them at the same time instead of dual booting. The way I do this is run the host OS of your choice on "bare metal" and the guest OS in a virtual machine. I do this on all my...
by evening_hunger
Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 903
Views: 159533

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

OK sorry and thanks for this info. I was deceived as new Dell laptops reportedly have a bios switch for this.
by evening_hunger
Mon Feb 05, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 903
Views: 159533

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Hello. Might be a newbie question, but I searched on the web and in this forum but not found the info on Dell XPS 13.3" FHD display auto-dimming issue. Is it a thing on Thinkpad in a case of x320/x330? I am considering buying the modded laptop from 51nb, but that content-aware auto brightnes dimmin...
by evening_hunger
Mon Feb 05, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Good distro for replacing Windows?
Replies: 6
Views: 561

Re: Good distro for replacing Windows?

I would say it's mostly about the proprietary software you're addicted to. Mostly Photoshop. I have used it (before 2006) and then switched to GIMP (freeware) I've been using since then. But it is noticeable Photoshop useds are so spoiled by Adobe that they tend to nag if anything is not like in the...
by evening_hunger
Fri Feb 02, 2018 6:49 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 903
Views: 159533

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Thanks a lot. This is a valuable information. I ran a minimal system with no DE (only a minimal WM), so I don't have any power managers, and I always manually use/script xrandr to get my screens in order. As soon as I'll find out what's the alias for the new screen, I should be able to bind xrandr c...

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