Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545

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The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545 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

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Lenovo: HRET14WW (1.02) (UEFI)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

ATI Technologies Inc Trinity HDMI Audio Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH Azalia Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Hudson Azalia Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Unknown

BIOS

Lenovo HRET14WW (1.02)

Bluetooth

Broadcom BCM20702A0

Board

Lenovo 20B2Z00BUS

Capture

Acer Unknown

Cardreader

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

Cdrom

Advanced Silicon S.A. HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GT80N

Chassis

Lenovo Notebook

Disk

Advanced Silicon S.A. WDC WD5000LPVX-08V0TT2

Efi

EFI v2.31 Phoenix Technologies Ltd.

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. HD-Audio Generic Headphone

Advanced Silicon S.A. HD-Audio Generic Mic

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA ATI HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=3

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

Advanced Micro Devices Family 15h (Models 10h-1fh) Processor Root Port

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson SMBus Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH LPC Bridge

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH PCI Bridge

Broadcom Bluetooth Adapter

Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Processor

AMD AMD A8-5550M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics

Touchpad

Advanced Silicon S.A. SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Usb

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB OHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB EHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH USB XHCI Controller

Video

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Richland [Radeon HD 8550G]

Wireless

Broadcom BCM43228 802.11a/b/g/n