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This is a guide to running Linux with the Lenovo Y710 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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|Processor||Intel Core 2 Duo T8100 2.1Ghz|
|Screen||17“ WUXGA Widescreen|
|Graphics||ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600|
|Network||Ethernet, Intel 4965AGN 802.11abgn, Bluetooth|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
For full 3D support for the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600 in the Lenovo IdeaPad Y710 you will need to install the proprietary ATI modules. Instructions for doing this on several distributions are available in the guides section of this site.
As long as you use a up to date Linux distributions you should have very few problems with the Lenovo IdeaPad Y710. All its hardware is supported by Linux and is typically auto-configured during installation.