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/tpg/ - ThinkPad General

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If you're looking for purchase advice, state your budget and requirements (e.g. size and performance).
Don't buy anything OTHER THAN IBM/Lenovo ThinkPad T, X, and W/P Series if you want the Real Business Experience™

>Other business laptops are welcome in /tpg/ (Dell Latitude/Precision, HP EliteBook/ZBook).

Libreboot-compatible models:
>T60, X60; X200, T400/500; W500.
Modern models:
>X220/X230 - 12", 768p, cheap and light
>T420/T430 - 14", 900p, widely available, socketed CPU, both Coreboot-compatible (Ivy Bridge CPU support on T420); Old keyboard swap on *30 series
>T520/530; W520/530 - 15", 1080p, DTR, 32GB RAM on quadcore models, USB 3.0
>T440p/540p; W540/1 - Last Thinkpads with socketed processors, easily replaceable trackpad (W541 doesn't need trackpad replacement)
>P-Series - 15'' + 17'', 4K display, up to 64GB of RAM, Xeon CPU option. Expensive.

Why ThinkPad?
>Used machines are plentiful and cheap
>Excellent keyboards - tactile feel and quiet
>Great durability: magnesium rollcage for structural integrity, with high quality plastic body panels
>Utilitarian design: e.g. indicator LEDs, 7 row keyboard layout on older models
>Docking stations that easily turns your laptop into a desktop
>Easy to repair (most models), upgrade & maintain thanks to readily available service manuals for every model, spare parts easy & cheap to obtain
>The best TrackPoint™, great for those who type a lot or hate swiping their fingers all over a touchpad
>Excellent GNU/Linux & *BSD support

>Hardware Maintenance Manuals (HMM's) and Windows drivers for legacy devices:
http://download.lenovo.com/eol
>Used laptop guides by xsauc:
http://www.dankpads.com
>ThinkWiki - Info on ThinkPads & running GNU/Linux on them:
https://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/ThinkWiki
>BIOS logo booru:
http://biosimage.booru.org/
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What went wrong? And how did they not put themselves out of business with this? Holy shit.
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/sqt/ ~ Stupid Small Questions Thread

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Got and APU notebook, the HP Envy x360. I'm looking to hook it up to a projector and run it at 48Hz. How can I set a custom refresh rate for an external display?

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AMD cpus can't ove....

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Wew lads
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/wt/ watch thread

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"The AK47 of watches" edition.

This thread is about the appreciation of horology, as well as the micro-engineering and materials engineering that are required to make a fine watch, clock, or other timepiece.

>Required viewing for new people:
https://youtu.be/CaeRD5GyKHM?t=385

>Thread theme:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yOehoRTbLs

>Used watch guide:
https://pastebin.com/4cP1Tpri

>Strap guide:
http://pastebin.com/SwRysprE

>Watch essentials 102:
http://pastebin.com/VBAu4Rwi

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Net Neutrality (again)

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My galaxy phone buton is stuck, shuld I giv up?
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>mfw fromt page is all /dumbshitgeneral/ threads
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This is the ideal UI.

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You may not like it, but this is what peak OS design looks like.
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Why do you all hate her?

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SHE T H I C C
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