Ubuntu on Lenovo Thinkpad W510

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The Lenovo Thinkpad W510 notebook with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Please note that for pre-installed systems:

  1. The system is available in some regions with a special image of Ubuntu pre-installed by the manufacturer. It takes advantage of the hardware features for this system and may include additional software. You should check when buying the system whether this is an option.
  2. Standard images of Ubuntu may not work at all on the system or may not work well, though Canonical and computer manufacturers will try to certify the system with future standard releases of Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

Proprietary Drivers Required
Installation of proprietary NVidia video driver is required for full functionality.
BIOS
Lenovo: 6NET74WW (1.34 ) (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

nVidia GT216 HDMI Audio Controller

Intel 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset High Definition Audio

BIOS

Lenovo 6NET74WW (1.34 )

Bluetooth

None hci0

None tpacpi_bluetooth_sw

Board

Lenovo 438924U

Capture

None Integrated Camera

None ThinkPad Extra Buttons

Lenovo Integrated Webcam [R5U877]

Cardreader

Ricoh Co Ltd MMC/SD Host Controller

Cdrom

None MATSHITADVD-RAM UJ870A

Chassis

Lenovo Notebook

Disk

None ST9500420AS

Firewire

Ricoh Co Ltd R5C832 PCIe IEEE 1394 Controller

Keyboard

None AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

None TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint

Network

Intel 82577LM Gigabit Network Connection

Other

None HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Ricoh Co Ltd R5U2xx (R5U230 / R5U231 / R5U241) [Memory Stick Host Controller]

Intel 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge

Intel Mobile 5 Series Chipset LPC Interface Controller

Intel 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset SMBus Controller

Intel 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset PCI Express Root Port 1

Intel 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset HECI Controller

Intel 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset KT Controller

PNP None

PNP PCI Bus

Advanced Silicon S.A. BCM2045B (BDC-2.1)

Upek Biometric Touchchip/Touchstrip Fingerprint Sensor

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU Q 820 @ 1.73GHz

Raid

Intel 82801 Mobile SATA Controller [RAID mode]

Touch

None SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Usb

NEC Corporation uPD720200 USB 3.0 Host Controller

Intel 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset USB2 Enhanced Host Controller

Video

nVidia GT216GLM [Quadro FX 880M]

Wireless

Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300