View more guides at Linux Wiki Guides
This is compatibility guide to running Linux with the Lenovo IdeaPad U400 laptop. If you have the Lenovo IdeaPad U400 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.
This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Lenovo IdeaPad U400. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Lenovo IdeaPad U400 page on LapWik.
If you would like to edit this page please first view our Editing Guidelines.
For full specifications see the Lenovo IdeaPad U400 specifications page.
|Name||Lenovo IdeaPad U400|
|Processor||Intel Core i3-2330M processor (2 cores / 4 threads, 2.20GHz, 3MB cache),
Intel Core i3-2350M processor (2 cores / 4 threads, 2.30GHz, 3MB cache),
Intel Core i5-2430M processor (2 cores / 4 threads, 2.40GHz, 3MB cache),
Intel Core i5-2450M processor (2 cores / 4 threads, 2.50GHz, 3MB cache),
Intel Core i7-2620M processor (2 cores / 4 threads, 2.70GHz, 4MB Cache),
|Screen||14” 1366×768 Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 8GB|
|HDD||Up to 750GB|
|Graphics||Intel HD Graphics 3000,
Hybrid with AMD HD 6400M 1GB DDR3
Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1030 802.11bgn WiFi
|Optical Drive||Not Tested|
|Graphics Chip||Intel works|| Xorg does not support mux-less graphic cards (yet), which this one is.
With a little bit of tweaking you can configure your system to run one or the other
even though lenovo might claim that you can't.
|HDMI Out||Not Tested|
|Bulti-in Microphone||Works||With Kernel 3.5 and newer|
|Headphone Jack||Not Tested|
|Microphone Jack||Not Tested|
|Wireless||Works||Intel iwlwifi drivers (iwl6030)|
You can enter any specific notes with running Linux on the Lenovo IdeaPad U400 here.
You can enter a summary of how well the Lenovo IdeaPad U400 works with Linux here.