Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430

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The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430 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 12.04.2 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.

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: GAET34WW (1.11 ) (Legacy)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz

Video

nVidia GF108M [GeForce GT 620M]

Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller

Ethernet

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

Wireless

Broadcom BCM43228 802.11a/b/g/n

Hardware details

Audio

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

Intel Panther Point High Definition Audio Controller

BIOS

Lenovo GAET34WW (1.11 )

Bluetooth

Broadcom BCM20702A0

Board

Lenovo 336423U

Capture

CHICONY Electronics Co Ltd Integrated Camera [ThinkPad]

Cardreader

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

Cdrom

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Optiarc DVD RW AD-7940H

Chassis

Lenovo Notebook

Disk

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HITACHI HTS725050A7E630

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH SanDisk SSD U100 16GB

Keyboard

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint

Network

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

Other

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH Mic

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Lid Switch

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Power Button

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH ThinkPad Extra Buttons

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH 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 PCI Express Root Port 1

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 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) i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz

Touchpad

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH 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 GF108M [GeForce GT 620M]

Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller

Wireless

Broadcom BCM43228 802.11a/b/g/n