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IBM-Lenovo Thinkpad R60e


This is a guide to running Linux with the IBM-Lenovo Thinkpad R60e 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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NameIBM-Lenovo Thinkpad R60e
ProcessorIntel Core Duo processor T2300e 1.66GHz
Screen15“ XGA
Optical DriveDVD-RW
GraphicsIntel Extreme Graphics 950
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet, Intel 3945 802.11g Wireless
Other3 x USB2.0

Linux Compatibility

Optical DriveYes
GraphicsYesUse the i810 module
SoundYesUse the snd-hda-intel module
WirelessYesUse ipw3945 module
56K ModemNot Tested
PCMCIANot Tested


Installation of Linux on the R60e want through without an issue.


There were no issues at all in getting the IBM-Lenovo Thinkpad R60e working when used with an up to date Linux distribution.

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ThinkPad user, 2014/12/15 20:12

Trackpoint scroll solution:

Forward and back buttons solution:

R60e + Crunchbang Waldorf → Everything Works Great

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sparky4, 2008/05/12 07:44

it works just fines

Ok there are only a few things that don't work.
the forward and back buttons near the arrow keys
the blue thinkvantage key dosen't work in linux
and the track point scroll button in the middle don't work either
other wise it works just fine

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