Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkPad W540

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The Lenovo ThinkPad W540 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

Hibernate
Hibernate is not working on this system
Hybrid Video
Some versions of this system come with two different graphics processors: an Intel UMA on-board adapter and an additional GPU from either nVidia or ATI. On this system, only the Intel graphics chip has been tested and certified. The use of the additional GPU is not supported for this release.
BIOS
Lenovo: GNET62M1 (2.10 ) (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

Updates required
This system requires all available updates to be applied in order to work properly.
Hybrid Video
Some versions of this system come with two different graphics processors: an Intel UMA on-board adapter and an additional GPU from either nVidia or ATI. On this system, only the Intel graphics chip has been tested and certified. The use of the additional GPU is not supported for this release.
BIOS
Lenovo: GNET62M1 (2.10 ) (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Lenovo: GNET22WW (1.04 ) (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor HD Audio Controller

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset High Definition Audio Controller

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset High Definition Audio Controller

Intel Haswell HD Audio Controller

Intel Lynx Point HD Audio Controller

Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor HD Audio Controller

BIOS

Lenovo GNET22WW (1.04 )

Lenovo GNET62M1 (2.10 )

Bluetooth

Intel Unknown

Board

Lenovo Oasis

Capture

Acer Integrated Camera

Cardreader

O2 Micro, Inc. SD/MMC Card Reader Controller

Cdrom

Advanced Silicon S.A. HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GU70N

Unknown HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GU70N

Chassis

Lenovo Notebook

Disk

Advanced Silicon S.A. WDC WD5000LPVX-08V0TT2

Unknown WDC WD5000LPVX-08V0TT2

Keyboard

Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Raw Set 2 keyboard

Unknown AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

Advanced Silicon S.A. TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint

Unknown TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint

Network

Intel Ethernet Connection I217-LM

Other

Unknown HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Unknown HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Unknown HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=8

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Unknown HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Unknown HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=8

Unknown HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=8

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

Unknown Sleep Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. ThinkPad Extra Buttons

Unknown ThinkPad Extra Buttons

Advanced Silicon S.A. Video Bus

Unknown Video Bus

Intel Lynx Point 6-Port SATA AHCI Controller

Alcor Micro Corporation Unknown

X-Rite, Inc. Unknown

Validity Sensors, Inc. Unknown

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Unknown

Intel Unknown

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4300M CPU @ 2.60GHz

System

Lenovo qqqq

Touchpad

Advanced Silicon S.A. SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Unknown SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Usb

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family USB EHCI #1

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family USB EHCI #2

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family USB xHCI

Video

nVidia GK106GLM [Quadro K2100M]

Intel 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller

Wireless

Intel Wireless 7260