Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E530

The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E530 laptop with the components described below has been awarded the status of Certified Pre-Install 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

Certification notes

USB 3.0.
USB 3.0 devices are seen only as a USB 2.0 before suspend
Media cards
Media cards removal is not detected. Please, remove the card by selecting the safe removal menu
Lenovo: H0ET31WW (1.13 ) (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz
nVidia GF108M [GeForce GT 630M]
Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller