Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E49


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The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E49 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 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

Acer Monitors
This hardware may show signs of performance degradation when connected via HDMI or Display Port to Acer manufactured displays.
Updates required
This system requires all available updates to be applied in order to work properly.
Slow Resume from Suspend
This system does not not meet our performance criteria for resuming from suspend, but suspend/resume is functional and other functionality is not affected.
Proprietary Drivers Required
Installation of proprietary drivers is required for WiFi functionality. When prompted to install drivers, select the "Broadcom STA" driver.
Lenovo: H2ET29WW(1.07) (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:


Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller

Intel Panther Point High Definition Audio Controller


Lenovo H2ET29WW(1.07)


Broadcom BCM20702A0


Lenovo 14TK010


CHICONY Electronics Co Ltd Camera


Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5229 PCI Express Card Reader


Advanced Silicon S.A. MATSHITA DVD-RAM UJ8C1


Lenovo Notebook


Advanced Silicon S.A. ST320LT007-9ZV142


Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard


Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller

Broadcom BCM43228 802.11a/b/g/n


Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Mic

Advanced Silicon S.A. Lid Switch

Advanced Silicon S.A. Power Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Sleep Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. ThinkPad Extra Buttons

Advanced Silicon S.A. Video Bus

Intel 7 Series Chipset Family 6-port SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Broadcom Bluetooth Adapter

Upek Biometric Touchchip/Touchstrip Fingerprint Sensor

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub


Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz


Advanced Silicon S.A. SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad


Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #1

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #2

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB xHCI Host Controller


Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller