IBM ThinkPad R30

Franko I.

Franko I.


Installed Linux TinyCore, kernel 3.16.6.

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NameIBM ThinkPad R30
ProcessorIntel Celeron Coppermine 896 MHz
Screen14.1, resolutuion 1024×768
RAM256 Mb
HDD14 Gb
Optical DriveCD-ROM 5.25–inch, 24X speed
GraphicsIntel 830 MG
NetworkEthernet 10/100Mbps (can't get model from shell)
NetworkModem Integrated CDC soft Modem 56 Kbps Data/Fax Modem
AudioAC97 audio Intel

Linux Compatibility

ProcessorYesOut of box
ScreenYesOut of box
HDDYesOut of box
Optical DriveYesOut of box
Graphics ChipYesOut of box
SoundNoCouldn't get it working
Bulti-in MicrophoneNo-
Headphone JackNoOut of box
Microphone JackNo-
EthernetYesOut of box
ModemNot Tested-
Touch PadYesOut of box


Installed with CD optical media. I've tried with Lubuntu 12.04. which didn't work smoothly.


Really old PC, IBM seems indestructible. I'm using it just as monitor, installed Opera browser and it's doing this job.


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