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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Lenovo G480 laptop. If you have the Lenovo G480 and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.
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For full specifications see the Lenovo G480 specifications page.
|Processor||3rd generation Intel Core i5-3210M
2nd generation Intel Core i3-2370M
Intel Celeron B820 (1.60GHz, 2MB)
|Screen||14” HD 16:9 widescreen display|
|RAM||Up to 8GB|
|HDD||500GB, 750GB, 1TB (5,400 rpm)
500GB (7,200 rpm)
|Optical Drive||Tray-in Rambo drive|
|Graphics||Intel HD 4000 Graphics
Intel HD 3000 Graphics
|Network||Ethernet NIC: 10/100M
Intel WiMAX/WiFi 6250 2 x 2 AGN
Intel WiMAX/WiFi 6150 2 x 2 AGN
|VGA Out||Not Tested|
|HDMI Out||Not Tested|
|Microphone-In Port||Not Tested|
|Wireless||Works||Install the Broadcom firmware if you can't get wireless to work.|
|Bluetooth||Works||Tested in Linux Mint 13 with MATE|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
|Webcam||Works||Tested in Linux Mint 13 with MATE. Works fine on Skype|
The Lenovo G480 works just fine with Linux.