Ubuntu on Lenovo V580

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

Ubuntu 12.04.2 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.
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:

Accelerometer

Advanced Silicon S.A. Acer BMA150 accelerometer

Audio

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

Intel Panther Point High Definition Audio Controller

BIOS

Lenovo H1ET25WW (0.25 )

Bluetooth

Broadcom BCM20702A0

Board

Lenovo 14TE010

Capture

Sunplus Innovation Technology Inc. Webcam

Cardreader

Multiple Card Reader

Generic Flash Card Reader/Writer

Cdrom

Advanced Silicon S.A. Optiarc DVD RW AD-7740H

Chassis

Lenovo Notebook

Disk

Advanced Silicon S.A. WDC WD5000BPVT-08HXZT3

Keyboard

Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Network

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

Other

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

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2310M CPU @ 2.10GHz

Touchpad

Advanced Silicon S.A. 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

Alcor Micro Corporation Multi Flash Reader

Video

nVidia GK107M [GeForce GT 640M]

Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller

Wireless

Broadcom BCM43228 802.11a/b/g/n