Fix Linux ALC4080 audio on MSI MPG X570S CARBON MAX WIFI


If you have this motherboard you may notice that your audio won’t be working. This can be fixed through a simple mod. Reboot your computer, when you have the boot menu of your distro, choose to edit the boot parameters. On the line that starts with linux add the following to the end of the … Read more

Installing a Windows firmware on a Lenovo Laptop firmware when you run Linux

Some laptops from Lenovo, like the Thinkbook, aren’t updatable from Linux. Lenovo could provide a Linux firmware but they don’t. Lenovo only provide a method to update it from Windows. If had time to kill and If you had kept a backup of the Windows install that came with your machine, you could: backup your … Read more

Fixing Suspend / Resume on Lenovo ThinkBook 15 G2 ARE Laptop with AMD in Linux

If you bought the Lenovo Thinkbook 15 G2 ARE with the AMD processor you probably noticed that the suspend option is not working in Linux. After some debugging I finally found a work around. The problem was present even with the latest kernel on a Arch Linux system with Kernel 5.12.14. The issue was also … Read more

2021 Linux Review of the Lenovo ThinkBook 15 Gen 2 AMD

This 2021 review is about the Lenovo Thinkbook 15 G2 ARE Laptop (Type 20VG) I recently bought. This laptop is using AMD components. Here are the configuration details Processor: AMD® Ryzen™ 7 4700U Processor (2.00 GHz, up to 4.10 GHz Max Boost, 8 Cores, 8 Threads, 8 MB Cache) Operating System: Windows 10 Pro 64 … Read more