I have been experimenting with adding lines like these at the end of the file, but you should almost certainly use different settings for your system. What do you all think? Client Security Solution v7. Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions. I can’t give you any specific advice on this tweak, because you probably use a different hard disk from mine.

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Back up data files only and not the programs on your computer. Criminal TypistJun 5, ThinkVantage Client Security Solution 8.

Hard drive firmware update Bootable diskettes – ThinkPad General Save the file and close the editor. Please send any corrections to emendelson-at-compuserve-dot-com, or post them for everyone to see in the Linux forum at Thinkpads. Please do NOT send private messages since I won’t be able to read them. Open a terminal, and enter these commands:.

Seems ihm bit tighter than the backup that comes with XP Pro.

Register Sign In Help. See our Sustainability Report. To avoid having to perform this manual step repeatedly, when Ubuntu starts up, go to the top-line menu, use Applications System Tools Terminal, and enter these two commands you may be prompted for your password:.


How to Restore the IBM ThinkPad T42 | It Still Works

ThinkVantage System Update 3. Toward the bottom accss the file, you will find one or two entries in the list that are designed to boot Microsoft Windows. Similar Threads – Restoring Access Button. Brought to you by Techwalla.

Restoring the Access IBM Button on a T42

Log in or Sign up. Gaming Software and Accese Cards. I have not figured out a way to make it boot from Grub installed in the second hard disk, so comment out the entire entry by placing the character at the front of accesz line, like this:. The program tpb ThinkPad Buttons makes all the ThinkPad-specific buttons and Fn-key combinations work as expected some buttons, such as the ones that control screen brightness, are hardware-controlled and work under any operating system.

ThinkVantage System Migration Assistant v5. This is based on a slightly obscure hint posted on UbuntuForums. You might want to consult this full list of VGA modes for Linux. You should experiment very carefully with this, and test whether any benefits occur.

You need to download Rescue and Recovery. Open a terminal, go to that directory, and enter the following ib. If your system does not work properly after rebooting, restart the machine and use the Grub editing commands to add the string nohdparm to the line that boots the kernel.


Ubuntu Linux 5.04 on an IBM ThinkPad T42

Message 4 of 8. To use the blue middle TrackPoint button as a scroll wheel, do the following. Forums Knowledge Base Blogs. Ubuntu uses the Synaptic Package Manager to update itself; to make Synaptic easier to acdess, turn off the option that asks for the installation CD when adding packages and turn on the option that downloads “universe” packages that are not fully supported by Ubuntu, but which are more or less essential for a finely-tuned computer.

Wireless support in Hoary is, surprisingly, worse than in Warty Ubuntu 4. Good luck and let us know. In Synaptic accfss and install the ifplugd package.

You can perform this task in the Synaptic program itself under Settings Repositories Editbut you get more control by using a text editor to edit the list of sources.