Ubuntu on Lenovo V580

The Lenovo V580 notebook with the components described below has been awarded the status of Certified for Ubuntu.

Releases

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

Proprietary Drivers Required
Installation of proprietary drivers is required for WiFi functionality. When prompted to install drivers, select the "Broadcom STA" driver.
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.
Acer Monitors
This hardware may show signs of performance degradation when connected via HDMI or Display Port to Acer manufactured displays.
BIOS
Lenovo: H1ET25WW (0.25 ) (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor
Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2310M CPU @ 2.10GHz
Video
nVidia GK107M [GeForce GT 640M]
Video
Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller
Network
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Storage
Advanced Silicon S.A. WDC WD5000BPVT-08HXZT3