How do you rate this laptop with Linux?
Excellent
 
91% (20)
Good
 
9% (2)
Fair
0% (0)
Poor
0% (0)
Unusable
0% (0)

IBM-Lenovo Thinkpad X60

Introduction

This is a guide to running Linux with the IBM-Lenovo Thinkpad X60 laptop.

This guide is intended to provide you details on how well this laptop works with Linux and which modules you need to configure. For details on how to actually install and configure the required modules have a look at our guides section for distribution specific instructions.

Editing This Page

If you would like to edit this page please first view our Editing Guidelines.

Specifications

NameIBM-Lenovo Thinkpad X60
ProcessorIntel Core Duo T5600 1.86Ghz
Screen12.1“
RAM512MB
HDD80GB
Optical DriveCD-RW/DVD-RW
GraphicsIntel GMA950
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet, Intel 3945 802.11g Wireless, Bluetooth
OtherFingerprint reader, 3 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYes
GraphicsYesUse i810 module
SoundYesUse snd_hda_intel drver
EthernetYes
WirelessYesUse ipw3945 module
56K ModemNot Tested
Fringerprint ReaderNot Tested
USBYes
FirewireNot Tested
PCMCIANot Tested

Notes

You should use a distribution which uses kernel version 2.6.15 or greater, such as Fedora Core 5 or Ubuntu Linux 6.06, for better Linux support on the X60.

Summary

Fairly trouble free and easy installation on the IBM-Lenovo Thinkpad X60. As long as you use a recent Linux distribution you shouldn't have too many problems.


Discussion

jack13, 2014/11/22 12:13

A very awesome blog post. We are really grateful for your blog post. You will find a lot of approaches after visiting your post. https://www.rebelmouse.com/breakupcurereviews/ best way to get an ex back

jack13, 2014/11/20 05:48

This game is titled “Vocabulary Chipper Chat” so it is obvious that it focuses on vocabulary. It works on 12 different vocabulary skills. Some tasks are fill-in-the-blank, some require multiple answers to questions or prompts, and some only require one answer. All of the cards have visual pictures on one side and prompts/sentences/questions/context clues on the other.most effective weapons against herpes

https://www.rebelmouse.com/hsveraserreviews/

Tom, 2013/10/27 20:20

Fingerprinter for x60 from 2009 now 2013 Ubuntu 12.04 TLS 64bit

Fingerprint Sensor

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:fingerprint/fingerprint-gui && sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install libbsapi policykit-1-fingerprint-gui fingerprint-gui

run the fingerprint.gui:

  Show Vendor => Choose STMicroelectronics and click next
  Choose a finger and click next
  Repeat five times to scan and click next
  Click on the test button and see if it works

Now you can login or authenticate for sudo with your fingerprint

Sigkill, 2009/05/20 12:24

Fingerprint reader, firewire and pcmcia is supported.
Pcmcia out-of-the-box with ubuntu. Fingerprint reader requires Thinkfinger drivers.

jack13, 2014/11/19 05:33

Thanks for posting this guide to getting the ati driver to work. I've beat my brains out trying to configure xorg.conf to get my ati driver to send a video display to a projector on my Lenovo ThinkPad T60p running Ubuntu 8.04. https://www.rebelmouse.com/igorledochowski/ power of conversational hypnosis by igor ledochowski

jack13, 2014/11/23 06:18

I want to bookmark the page so I can return here from you that you have done a fantastic job. Low OBL deal for Your Website Ranking. what's the best way to get a girl in the mood
http://theofficialwebsite.co/dr-david-desire-system-review/

jack13, 2014/11/24 05:33

There are multiple cards which focus on describing attributes of different items, stating what they go with, comparing/contrasting items, stating items functions, stating synonyms/antonyms of items, and placing them in a category. There are also prompts on the cards.http://www.seorango.com/services.html seo marketing

kerb, 2007/11/18 18:00

PCLinuxOS 2k7

Was able to install PCLinuxOS 2007 (Final) on my Lenovo Thinkpad x60.

  • Installation was smooth and never encountered problems (make sure you dont have any other programs running when you hit “install to hard disk”. I used a bootable USB drive since this model doesnt come with a CD/DVD drive.
  • Wifi and USB works perfectly. Can detect inserted drives and easily detects wifi networks.
  • Be careful with Blue function buttons because not everything works as expected. ie Fn + Home (Increase Brightness) will blank your screen, Fn + F4 (Standby mode) will work but wont “wake up” successfully. Dont forget to enable the KMilo plugin under KDE Control Center | System Administration (Its for Thinkpad buttons)
  • Default video players doesnt work. Had to Install VLC to watch avi file (tv shows)
  • Sound doesnt work by default. Workaround: Terminate Kmixer and any other app thats uses audio and run alsaconf as root. If you restart the OS, you will have to do it again. (I'm still looking for a permanent fix)
kerb, 2007/11/18 19:08

Solved: Fn + Home (Increase Brightness) will blank your screen
Solution: edit the /etc/modprobe.conf and add the line “alias video off” (The blacklist solution doesnt work.)
Explanation: There is conflict with the ACPI video module.

kerb, 2007/11/18 23:25

Solved: Sound doesnt work by default.
Solution: Upgrade kernel to kernel-2.6.22.10.tex1
Explanation: ALSA related bug in kernel 2.6.18.8.tex5

jack13, 2014/11/20 11:13

There are the usual graphing options, so you can see your progress over time, and then the “brain age” with an ideal age of 20. Coenzyme Q10 And Hepatitis C www.garrywillmott.com/ Her stories and anecdotes were friendly and amusing and added to the work, rather than feeling like filler. Not as good as city mini.Unlimited Words typing $5
https://www.fiverr.com/preset31/write-1000-words-in-typing-microsoft-ms-word

jack13, 2014/11/25 07:49

ou are one amazing writer, my friend. Don't let anybody else tell you the opposite. Everything that I've read from your site has been just absolutely brilliant. I hope you will continue this brilliant work in the future as well.manifestation miracle youtube
https://www.rebelmouse.com/manifestationmiraclereviews/

xman, 2007/07/20 21:19

x60 + fedora 7

while f7 installs easily and quickly, there are a number of issues that need to be resolved. Some (as stated) are relatively simple, others not. It is an oversimplification to say “it is fairly straightforward” w/o stating that you lose functionality w/o a lot of research and action after install. That being said, F7 runs some much faster than vista on this LT (1.86, 1.5gram, 60ghd) it is crazy. Some issues so far: need to get fingerprint reader support, blue button support, LT will not wake from sleep, will not go into sleep w/o manually entering state, wireless net connection does not automatically start, unexpected behavior from “touchpad buttons”, wireless led does not work, not all FN functions work, etc. Overall experience so far is excellent, but needs a bunch of work. comments to kenfo(at)tcg-avl(dot)com

Enter your comment. Wiki syntax is allowed:
If you can't read the letters on the image, download this .wav file to get them read to you.
 
ibm-lenovo_thinkpad_x60.txt · Last modified: 2010/10/11 14:02 (external edit)
Contact Us Sister Sites Privacy Policy Terms of Use
Copyright © 2006-2013 Linlap.com and other authors