Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E431

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The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E431 notebook with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified pre-install 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

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

Active Hard Drive Protection
Accelerometer and associated Active Hard Drive Protection are not working properly on this system.
BIOS
Lenovo: HEET27WW (1.08 ) (UEFI)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

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

Intel Panther Point High Definition Audio Controller

BIOS

Lenovo HEET27WW (1.08 )

Bluetooth

Broadcom BCM43142A0

Board

Lenovo 627725U

Capture

Acer Unknown

Cardreader

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

Cdrom

Advanced Silicon S.A. MATSHITADVD-RAM UJ8C2

Chassis

Lenovo Notebook

Disk

Advanced Silicon S.A. HGST HTS545032A7E380

Efi

EFI v2.31 Lenovo

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. ThinkPad Extra Buttons

Advanced Silicon S.A. Video Bus

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 4

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller

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

Advanced Silicon S.A. Unknown

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3130M CPU @ 2.60GHz

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

Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller

Wireless

Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n