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This is a guide to running Linux with the IBM-Lenovo Thinkpad G40 laptop.
This guide is intended to provide you details on how well this laptop works with Linux and which modules you need to configure. For details on how to actually install and configure the required modules have a look at our guides section for distribution specific instructions.
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|Name||IBM-Lenovo Thinkpad G40|
|Processor||Intel Pentium4 2.8GHz|
|Graphics||Intel Extreme Graphics|
|Other||4 x USB2.0, Floppy Drive|
|Graphics||Yes||Use the i810 module|
|Sound||Yes||Use the snd-intel8x0 module|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
There were no issues with the installation of Linux on this laptop.
There were no problems in getting this laptop working when used with an up to date Linux distribution. It is recommended to use a Linux distribution with kernel version 2.6.16 or greater, such as Fedora Core 5 or Ubuntu 6.06.