I used this approach to building a newer Linux kernel for my Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5th generation (X1C5). The newer kernel module, with the patch, should make the touchpad fully operational.
git-upstream as Ubntu's Mainline kernel packages (
ubuntu-upstream) are lagging a bit.
How To Use
- Install Docker
- Clone this repository
- Run the
- Install the
*.debpackages that end up in the
builddirectory (next to the
Or in code:
$ sudo apt install docker-engine $ sudo adduser MY_USERNAME docker # potential security risk $ echo "logout and login to reload your account privileges, to be able to run docker properly" $ git clone https://github.com/FredrikWendt/x1c5-touchpad-fix.git $ cd x1c5-touchpad-fix $ ./build.sh .... lots of output ... $ cd build $ sudo dpkg -i *.deb