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Software Repositories

We provide pre-built binaries for all projects that we host. Supported distributions are:

Ubuntu and Debian, Mint etc.

Staring with Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver (bionic), the APT repository has been switched to a unversal format, thus supporting all previous releases of Ubuntu and Debian and their derivates.

To use this repository, first add the owner’s GPG key:

wget -q -O - | sudo apt-key add -

Next, issue this command to add the APT repo to your system:

echo "deb [arch=amd64] /" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/thinkpads.list

Then update the indices and use the new repo:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install dockd, libthinkpad etc...

Ubuntu (obsolete, see above)

The team manages a couple of official repositories for versions of Ubuntu after Xenial Xerus.
That includes:

  • Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Ardwark (artful)
  • Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Zepus (zesty)
  • Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak (yakkety)
  • Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus (xenial)

To use them, first add the owner’s GPG key:

wget -q -O - | sudo apt-key add -

Next, use one of the repositories provided:

  • Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Ardwark (artful)

echo "deb artful main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/thinkpads.list

  • Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Zepus (zesty)

echo "deb zesty main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/thinkpads.list

  • Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak (yakkety)

echo "deb yakkety main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/thinkpads.list

  • Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus (xenial)

echo "deb xenial main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/thinkpads.list

Arch Linux

All our packages are available in the Arch User Repository (AUR).

dockd libthinkpad


All projects are currently packaged for openSUSE Leap 42.X. Special thanks to Flavio for the packaging!

Other distros

We need packagers. If you are willing to package code for for other distributions, feel free to contact
us at

Currently help is wanted for:

  • Debian
  • Fedora
  • openSUSE

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