Ubuntu on Lenovo B590

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The Lenovo B590 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.

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.

Active Hard Drive Protection

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

BIOS
Lenovo: H9ET11WW (0.11 ) (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

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.

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU B815 @ 1.60GHz

Video

nVidia GF119M [GeForce 610M]

Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller

Ethernet

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

Wireless

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Unknown

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

BIOS

Lenovo H9ET11WW (0.11 )

Capture

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Integrated Camera

None Integrated Camera

None ThinkPad Extra Buttons

CHICONY Electronics Co Ltd Camera

Cardreader

Multiple Card Reader

Generic Flash Card Reader/Writer

Chassis

Lenovo Notebook

None Undefined

Unknown Undefined

Disk

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH TOSHIBA MK5065GSX

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

None HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

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 Sleep Button

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH ThinkPad Extra Buttons

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Video Bus

Intel Xeon E3-1200/2nd Generation Core Processor Family PCI Express Root Port

Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family 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

PNP None

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH brcmwl-0

None brcmwl-0

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH phy0

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU B815 @ 1.60GHz

System

Lenovo 814XB01

Touch

None ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad

Touchpad

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH ETPS/2 Elantech 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 GF119M [GeForce 610M]

Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller

Wireless

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Unknown

Broadcom BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter