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|Name||Lenovo IdeaPad G500S|
|Processor||Intel Core i5-3230M processor (dual-core, 2.60 GHz, Turbo: 3,00 GHz, 3MB cache)|
|Screen||15.6” 1366×768 Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 8GB|
|HDD||Up to 1000GB|
|Graphics||Intel HD Graphics 4000|
WLAN B802.11 B/G/N
|UEFI-Boot||works||Before the first boot you need to exit the UEFI-Menu (press FN+F2) an import the UEFI-Key of your distribution.|
All in all this notebook works very well with Linux.
The only bug I found, was that the backlight was set to zero percent when booting. To solve this problem, one
has to add the following parameter to the default grub-command-line: acpi_backlight=vendor
Furthermore you can create the file /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf with the following content to set the brightness automatically during the boot process.
Section "Device" Identifier "card0" Driver "intel" Option "Backlight" "intel_backlight" BusID "PCI:0:2:0" EndSection
The distribution that I used for testing, was OpenSUSE 13.1.