Ubuntu on Lenovo B490

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 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

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.
Lenovo: H9ET07X0 (0.07 ) (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit

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.
Lenovo: H9ET07X0 (0.07 ) (UEFI)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Intel Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU B970 @ 2.30GHz
nVidia GF119M [GeForce 610M]
Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Advanced Silicon S.A. TOSHIBA MK5061GSY