Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S531 and ThinkPad Edge S5-S531

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The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S531 and ThinkPad Edge S5-S531 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

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

Brightness keys
Brightness keys don't work on this system, To control screen brightness, use the "Brightness and Lock" utility found in "System Settings"
Hibernate
Hibernate does not work correctly on this system
BIOS
Lenovo: GKET21WW (1.01 ) (Legacy)

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: GKET21WW (1.01 ) (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 GKET21WW (1.01 )

Bluetooth

Intel Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) 4.0 + High Speed Adapter

Board

Lenovo 20B0Z005CN

Capture

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Unknown

Cardreader

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

Chassis

Lenovo Notebook

Disk

Advanced Silicon S.A. LITEONIT LCS-128M6S

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 7 Series Chipset Family 6-port SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Intel HM76 Express Chipset LPC Controller

DigitalPersona, Inc. VSF XXX Fingerprint Reader

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3537U CPU @ 2.00GHz

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

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Sun XT [Radeon HD 8670A/8670M/8690M]

Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller

Wireless

Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230