Ubuntu on Lenovo B490s

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The Lenovo B490s notebook with the components described below has 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 12.04.5 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

Media Card Reader
Please do not use "Safely remove" to remove your media card, it will cause your card reader stop working until you restart your computer.
Active Hard Drive Protection
Accelerometer and associated Active Hard Drive Protection are not working properly on this system.
BIOS
Lenovo: HBET20WW(1.04) (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

Media Card Reader
Please do not use "Safely remove" to remove your media card, it will cause your card reader stop working until you restart your computer.
Active Hard Drive Protection
Accelerometer and associated Active Hard Drive Protection are not working properly on this system.
BIOS
Lenovo: HBET20WW(1.04) (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

Media Card Reader
Please do not use "Safely remove" to remove your media card, it will cause your card reader stop working until you restart your computer.
BIOS
Lenovo: HBET20WW(1.04) (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Lenovo: HBET19WW(1.03) (UEFI)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Accelerometer

Advanced Silicon S.A. Acer BMA150 accelerometer

Unknown Acer BMA150 accelerometer

Audio

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller

Intel Panther Point High Definition Audio Controller

BIOS

Lenovo HBET19WW(1.03)

Lenovo HBET20WW(1.04)

Board

Lenovo 914WL01

Lenovo Unknown

Capture

Microdia Unknown

Cardreader

Multiple Card Reader

Generic Flash Card Reader/Writer

Chassis

Lenovo Notebook

Disk

Advanced Silicon S.A. HGST HTS545032A7E380

Unknown HGST HTS545032A7E380

Efi

EFI v2.31 Phoenix Technologies Ltd.

Keyboard

Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Unknown AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

Lenovo Unknown

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

Unknown HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Mic

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Mic

Advanced Silicon S.A. Lid Switch

Unknown Lid Switch

Advanced Silicon S.A. Power Button

Unknown Power Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Sleep Button

Unknown Sleep Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. ThinkPad Extra Buttons

Unknown ThinkPad Extra Buttons

Advanced Silicon S.A. Video Bus

Unknown Video Bus

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

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 2

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 1017U @ 1.60GHz

System

Lenovo Lenovo

Touchpad

Advanced Silicon S.A. SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Unknown 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

Alcor Micro Corporation Multi Flash Reader

Video

Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller

Wireless

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter