Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkPad T430u

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The Lenovo ThinkPad T430u laptop 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

Proprietary Drivers Required
Installation of proprietary drivers is required for WiFi functionality. When prompted to install drivers, select the "Broadcom STA" driver.
Bluetooth audio
Bluetooth audio does not work
Updates required
This system requires all available updates to be applied in order to work properly.
Acer Monitors
This hardware may show signs of performance degradation when connected via HDMI or Display Port to Acer manufactured displays.
BIOS
Lenovo: H6ET23WW (1.04 ) (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

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

BIOS

Lenovo H6ET23WW (1.04 )

Bluetooth

Advanced Silicon S.A. hci0

Advanced Silicon S.A. tpacpi_bluetooth_sw

Capture

Advanced Silicon S.A. Integrated Camera

Acer Unknown

Cardreader

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5209 PCI Express Card Reader

Generic- xD/SD/M.S.

Chassis

Lenovo Notebook

Disk

Advanced Silicon S.A. HITACHI HTS545032A7E380

Keyboard

Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

Advanced Silicon S.A. TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint

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 HDMI/DP,pcm=7

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 Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor PCI Express Root Port

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 SMBus Controller

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

Advanced Silicon S.A. brcmwl-0

Advanced Silicon S.A. phy0

Broadcom Bluetooth Adapter

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3317U CPU @ 1.70GHz

System

Lenovo LV3DXXX

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

Video

nVidia GF117M [GeForce 610M/710M / GT 620M/625M/630M/720M]

Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller

Wireless

Advanced Silicon S.A. Unknown

Broadcom BCM43228 802.11a/b/g/n