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

Feedback

If there is an issue with the information for this system, please let us know.

The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S5-S531 and ThinkPad Edge 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 summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

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

Video

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

Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller

Ethernet

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

Wireless

Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230

Hardware details

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

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH LITEONIT LCS-128M6S

Efi

EFI v2.31 Lenovo

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

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

Touchpad

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH 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

Other

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH Mic

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Lid Switch

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Power Button

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH ThinkPad Extra Buttons

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Video Bus

Intel Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor PCI Express Root Port

Intel 3rd Gen Core processor DRAM Controller

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

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 1

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family MEI Controller #1

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