Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkPad X240

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

Certification notes

Updates required
This system requires all available updates to be applied in order to work properly.
Lenovo: GIET53WW (2.01 ) (UEFI)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4350U CPU @ 1.40GHz
Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller
Intel Ethernet Connection I218-LM
Advanced Silicon S.A. HGST HTS545032A7E380
Advanced Silicon S.A. SanDisk SSD U110 8GB