Ubuntu on Lenovo K29

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The Lenovo K29 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 12.04.3 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

Proprietary Drivers Required

Installation of proprietary drivers is required for WiFi functionality. When prompted to install drivers, select the "Broadcom STA" driver.

BIOS
Lenovo: H2ET29WW(1.07) (Legacy)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3360M CPU @ 2.80GHz

Video

Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller

Ethernet

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

Wireless

Broadcom BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter

Hardware details

Audio

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

Intel Panther Point High Definition Audio Controller

BIOS

Lenovo H2ET29WW(1.07)

Bluetooth

Broadcom BCM20702A0

Board

Lenovo 14TK010

Capture

CHICONY Electronics Co Ltd Unknown

Cardreader

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

Chassis

Lenovo Notebook

Disk

Transcend Information, Inc. ST320LT020-9YG142

Keyboard

Transcend Information, Inc. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Network

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

Other

Transcend Information, Inc. HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Transcend Information, Inc. HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Transcend Information, Inc. HDA Intel PCH Mic

Transcend Information, Inc. Lid Switch

Transcend Information, Inc. Power Button

Transcend Information, Inc. Sleep Button

Transcend Information, Inc. ThinkPad Extra Buttons

Transcend Information, Inc. Video Bus

Intel 3rd Gen Core processor DRAM Controller

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

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 1

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 2

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 3

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 4

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family MEI Controller #1

Intel HM77 Express Chipset LPC Controller

Broadcom PCI bridge

Upek Biometric Touchchip/Touchstrip Fingerprint Sensor

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3360M CPU @ 2.80GHz

Touchpad

Transcend Information, Inc. SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Usb

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

Video

Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller

Wireless

Broadcom BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter