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lenovo_ideapad_y530 [2009/04/11 17:54]
93.92.180.108 added information on Broadcom wireless controller used in some models
lenovo_ideapad_y530 [2010/10/13 15:21] (current)
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 +How do you rate this laptop with Linux?
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 ====== Lenovo IdeaPad Y530 ====== ====== Lenovo IdeaPad Y530 ======
 ===== Introduction ===== ===== Introduction =====
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 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 [[Installation Guide|our guides]] section for distribution specific instructions. 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 [[Installation Guide|our guides]] section for distribution specific instructions.
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 +This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Lenovo IdeaPad Y530. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the [[http://​www.lapwik.com/​lenovo_ideapad_y530|Lenovo IdeaPad Y530 page on LapWik]].
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 You will need to use kernel version 2.6.27 (or newer) to get the wireless working. Major Linux distributions released after October 2008 support wireless out of the box. You will need to use kernel version 2.6.27 (or newer) to get the wireless working. Major Linux distributions released after October 2008 support wireless out of the box.
  
-On some models there is a wireless controller by Broadcom installed. To check enter command '​lspci'​ and look for '​Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/​g'​. If it is the case it might be required to install broadcom-wl module. ​+On some models there is a wireless controller by Broadcom installed. To check enter command '​lspci'​ and look for '​Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/​g'​. If it is the case it might be required to install broadcom-wl module.
  
 =====Known Problems ===== =====Known Problems =====
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 Note: brightness was an issue on older versions of kernel. After updating Fedora 10 to kernel 2.6.27.21-170.2.56.fc10 the problem with inverted brightness dissappeared. Note: brightness was an issue on older versions of kernel. After updating Fedora 10 to kernel 2.6.27.21-170.2.56.fc10 the problem with inverted brightness dissappeared.
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 +==== Suspend ====
 +Suspend to ram isn't working.
  
 ===== Summary ===== ===== Summary =====
 There should be no major issues when using a recent Linux distribution on the Lenovo IdeaPad Y530. There should be no major issues when using a recent Linux distribution on the Lenovo IdeaPad Y530.
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