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Check here if your IBM/Lenovo Laptop/Desktop is Linux Certified

#1 Post by RealBlackStuff » Sun Feb 25, 2018 5:46 am

Interesting piece found on Lenovo's website: an overview of Linux Certifications for IBM/Lenovo hardware.
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#2 Post by jayeye » Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:56 pm

Not very useful, at least not in my case. Quite the contrary, actually, they list the Thinkpad P1 as Ubuntu 18.04 certified, but it can't even install properly from the distribution media. There are workarounds (installing 16.04 first, then upgrading), but things like the fingerprint reader or secure EFI booting still do not work.
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Re: Check here if your IBM/Lenovo Laptop/Desktop is Linux Certified

#3 Post by UMPC2024 » Fri Mar 08, 2019 1:55 pm

Thanks for sharing RBS.
Interesting to see that the ThinkPad T430 is actually not on that list despite the option to ship with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as the primary OS.

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#4 Post by AndyMH » Sun Mar 10, 2019 2:51 pm

Interesting to see that the ThinkPad T430 is actually not on that list
And all versions of mint 17.3 to 19.1 that I've used install 'out of the box' as has been the case with every thinkpad I've got. Not useful!
T430 i7-3632QM Mint 19.0 Cinnamon, T430 Mint 19.0 Cinnamon, T420 Mint 18.3 Cinnamon, T410 dual boot win7/mint 17.3, T60 Mint 19 Mate

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