Ubuntu on Lenovo B490

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The Lenovo B490 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 12.04.3 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

Active Hard Drive Protection

Accelerometer and associated Active Hard Drive Protection are not working properly on this system.

BIOS
Lenovo: H5ET38WW (1.11 ) (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

Media cards

Media cards removal is not detected. Please, remove the card by selecting the safe removal menu

USB 3.0.

USB 3.0 devices are seen only as a USB 2.0 before suspend

Updates required

This system requires all available updates to be applied in order to work properly.

BIOS
Lenovo: H5ET38WW (1.11 ) (UEFI)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2330M CPU @ 2.20GHz

Video

Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller

Ethernet

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

Wireless

Broadcom BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter

Hardware details

Accelerometer

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Acer BMA150 accelerometer

Audio

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

Intel Panther Point High Definition Audio Controller

BIOS

Lenovo H5ET38WW (1.11 )

Bluetooth

Broadcom BCM20702A0

None tpacpi_bluetooth_sw

Board

Lenovo 814XZ01

Capture

None Integrated Camera

None ThinkPad Extra Buttons

Acer Integrated Camera

Cardreader

Multiple Card Reader

Generic Flash Card Reader/Writer

Chassis

Lenovo Notebook

Disk

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH ST320LT012-9WS14C

Efi

EFI v2.31 Phoenix Technologies Ltd.

Keyboard

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

None AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

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 Headphone

None HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH Mic

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Lid Switch

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Power Button

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Sleep Button

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH ThinkPad Extra Buttons

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Video Bus

Intel 7 Series Chipset Family 6-port SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

PNP None

None brcmwl-0

Broadcom PCI bridge

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) i3-2330M CPU @ 2.20GHz

Touch

None SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

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

Alcor Micro Corporation Multi Flash Reader

Video

Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller

Wireless

Broadcom BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter