Lenovo ThinkPad X201 Tablet - Ubuntu Stuff

X201 And Screen Brightness

Ubuntu is a free operating system. Sometimes this free operating system does not work flawlessly and you may have to tweak things. An article by dagolden went over how to fix the screen brightness on the X201.

"I just tried installing Ubuntu 10.10 on my Thinkpad X201. For the most part, everything worked right away and on an SSD drive, it felt blazingly fast.

However, the screen brightness controls did not work. Some online research suggested adding acpi_osi=Linux to the kernel boot parameters and I also found a tip in the thinkpad-acpi driver documentation for how to force-enable it (over the native Linux ACPI driver)."

Read more at dagolden.com

The Ubuntu operating system can be downloaded at Ubuntu.com.


Published: Mar 17, 2012

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