Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E445

The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E445 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.

Releases

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

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

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor
AMD AMD A10-5750M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics
BIOS
Lenovo HRET14WW (1.02)
Video
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Richland [Radeon HD 8650G]
Network
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Storage
Advanced Silicon S.A. HGST HTS541010A9E680