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 summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

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

Video

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

Ethernet

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

Wireless

Broadcom Corporation BCM43228 802.11a/b/g/n

Hardware details

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 Corporation BCM20702A0

Board

Lenovo 20B2Z00BUS

Capture

Acer Unknown

Cardreader

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

Cdrom

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GT80N

Chassis

Lenovo Notebook

Disk

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH WDC WD5000LPVX-08V0TT2

Efi

EFI v2.31 Phoenix Technologies Ltd.

Keyboard

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint

Network

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

Processor

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

Touchpad

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH 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 Corporation BCM43228 802.11a/b/g/n

Other

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HD-Audio Generic Headphone

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HD-Audio Generic Mic

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA ATI HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Lid Switch

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Power Button

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH ThinkPad Extra Buttons

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Video Bus

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

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 Corporation Bluetooth Adapter

Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub