Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S431 and ThinkPad Edge S3-S431

The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S431 and ThinkPad Edge S3-S431 notebook with the components described below have 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 12.04.3 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

Hibernate does not work correctly on this system
Brightness keys
Brightness keys don't work on this system, To control screen brightness, use the "Brightness and Lock" utility found in "System Settings"
Lenovo: HFET25WW (1.02 ) (Legacy)

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.
Lenovo: HFET25WW (1.02 ) (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3537U CPU @ 2.00GHz
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Sun XT [Radeon HD 8670A/8670M/8690M]
Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Advanced Silicon S.A. SAMSUNG MZ7TD128HAFV-000L1