Ubuntu on Lenovo Thinkpad T420s

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The Lenovo Thinkpad T420s laptop 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 32-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Lenovo: 8CET35WW (1.12 ) (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller

BIOS

Lenovo 8CET35WW (1.12 )

Bluetooth

None hci0

None tpacpi_bluetooth_sw

Board

Lenovo 417026U

Capture

None Integrated Camera

None ThinkPad Extra Buttons

CHICONY Electronics Co Ltd integrated camera

Cardreader

Ricoh Co Ltd PCIe SDXC/MMC Host Controller

Cdrom

None HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GU40N

Chassis

Lenovo Notebook

Disk

None ST320LT000-9VL142

Keyboard

None AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

None PIXART USB OPTICAL MOUSE

None TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint

PixArt Imaging Inc. Optical Mouse

Network

Intel 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection

Other

None HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family 6 port SATA AHCI Controller

Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 1

Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family MEI Controller #1

PNP None

PNP None

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) i5-2540M CPU @ 2.60GHz

Touch

None SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Usb

NEC Corporation uPD720200 USB 3.0 Host Controller

Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #2

Video

Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller