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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Lenovo IdeaPad S10e 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||Lenovo IdeaPad S10e|
|Processor||Intel Atom 1.6Ghz|
|Screen||10.1” WSVGA Widescreen (1024×576)|
|RAM||1 GB (Windowsversion), 1.5 GB Linux Version|
|Graphics||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950|
|Network||Ethernet, 802.11bg, Bluetooth|
|Processor||Yes||Shows up as 2 CPUs due to HyperThreading.|
|Graphics||Yes||Works better with desktop effects turned on|
|Wireless||Yes||Ubuntu updater offers “restricted drivers” for the Broadcomm chipset. I'm not sure what the difference is between those and the standard drivers.|
|Bluetooth||Yes||Found and connected to a Nokia N95 and used it as modem.|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
|Webcam||Yes||(Must be used with V4L2 enabled programs such as “cheese”)|
|Microphone||No||Does not appear to work with 8.10 out of the box. Does work now with kernel 2.6.31 (9.10) onwards|
The Lenovo IdeaPad S10e works well with Ubuntu 8.10 and should work fine with other modern distributions as well.