Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkPad X240

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The Lenovo ThinkPad X240 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

Updates required

This system requires all available updates to be applied in order to work properly.

BIOS update required

BIOS version 2.30 (EC 1.14) is required in order for the external microphone to work correctly.

http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-x240/downloads/DS035952

BIOS
Lenovo: GIET53WW (2.01 ) (UEFI)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4350U CPU @ 1.40GHz

Video

Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller

Ethernet

Intel Ethernet Connection I218-LM

Wireless

Intel Wireless 7260

Hardware details

Audio

Intel Haswell-ULT HD Audio Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP HD Audio Controller

Intel Unknown

BIOS

Lenovo GIET53WW (2.01 )

Bluetooth

Intel Unknown

Board

Lenovo 20AMOS3

Capture

CHICONY Electronics Co Ltd Unknown

Cardreader

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5227 PCI Express Card Reader

Chassis

Lenovo Notebook

Disk

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HGST HTS545032A7E380

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH SanDisk SSD U110 8GB

Efi

EFI v2.31 Lenovo

Keyboard

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH AT Raw Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint

Logitech, Inc. Optical Wheel Mouse

Network

Intel Ethernet Connection I218-LM

Other

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

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

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=8

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 Haswell-ULT DRAM Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP SATA Controller 1 [AHCI mode]

Intel Lynx Point-LP PCI Express Root Port 6

Intel Lynx Point-LP SMBus Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP HECI #0

Intel Lynx Point-LP HECI KT

Intel Lynx Point-LP LPC Controller

Intel Unknown

Validity Sensors, Inc. Fingerprint Reader

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Unknown

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4350U CPU @ 1.40GHz

Touchpad

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Usb

Intel Lynx Point-LP USB EHCI #1

Intel Lynx Point-LP USB xHCI HC

Video

Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller

Wireless

Intel Wireless 7260