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-====== Lenovo Ideapad ​Z350 ======+<vote Lenovo-Ideapad-Z360-Rating check=ip>​ 
 +How do you rate this laptop with Linux? 
 +* Excellent 
 +* Good 
 +* Fair 
 +* Poor 
 +* Unusable 
 +</​vote>​ 
 +====== Lenovo Ideapad ​Z360 ======
 ===== Author(s) ===== ===== Author(s) =====
 Walter Walter
  
 ===== Specifications ===== ===== Specifications =====
-| Name|Lenovo Ideapad ​Z350|+| Name|Lenovo Ideapad ​Z360|
 | Processor|Intel Corei-3 350M| | Processor|Intel Corei-3 350M|
 | Screen|13,​3"​ @ 1366x768| | Screen|13,​3"​ @ 1366x768|
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 | Graphics|Partial|Thanks to nvidias unwillingness to provide optimus support for linux, the nvidia card doesn'​t work at all. The Integrated (UMA) Intel works fine. | | Graphics|Partial|Thanks to nvidias unwillingness to provide optimus support for linux, the nvidia card doesn'​t work at all. The Integrated (UMA) Intel works fine. |
 | Sound|Yes|The microphone integrated into the monitor only works with a weird workaround using the left/right settings in the pulseaudio-mixer (not the one that comes automatically with Ubuntu!)| | Sound|Yes|The microphone integrated into the monitor only works with a weird workaround using the left/right settings in the pulseaudio-mixer (not the one that comes automatically with Ubuntu!)|
-| Ethernet|Not Tested||+| Ethernet|Yes|Doesn'​t work out of the box, needs drivers|
 | Wireless|Yes|Works out of the box in 10.4| | Wireless|Yes|Works out of the box in 10.4|
 | Bluetooth|Not Tested|Bluetooth device is recognized, no further tests yet| | Bluetooth|Not Tested|Bluetooth device is recognized, no further tests yet|
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   * The startup screen only appears for 1 second, right before the login screen. Before that there'​s only blinky the cursor. ​   * The startup screen only appears for 1 second, right before the login screen. Before that there'​s only blinky the cursor. ​
-  ​* It takes about 30 seconds before the cpu-governor sets in and the speed is on-demand again.  +  * The mute-button is generally recognized by the kernel, but doesn'​t do anything ​other than freeze the menu bar, forcing you to switch sessions or terminals
-  ​* The mute-button is generally recognized by the kernel, but doesn'​t do anything+
  
 Medium bugs/​annoyances: ​ Medium bugs/​annoyances: ​
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   * The fan speed stays at maximum after suspend to ram. Otherwise suspend works perfectly fine.    * The fan speed stays at maximum after suspend to ram. Otherwise suspend works perfectly fine. 
   * The touchpad is not very sensitive, even when set at maximum sensitivity. ​   * The touchpad is not very sensitive, even when set at maximum sensitivity. ​
-  * While Linux supports about 10 cpu speeds, it doesn'​t go under 41%. But since this issue hasn't been attacked for about 10 years, i doubt this will change any time soon+  * While Linux supports about 10 cpu speeds, it doesn'​t go below 41%. But since this issue hasn't been attacked for about 10 years, i doubt this will change any time soon
   * Integrated microphone, see Sound issue in the section above. ​   * Integrated microphone, see Sound issue in the section above. ​
 +  * Brightness control now works with the Repository [[https://​launchpad.net/​~kamalmostafa/​+archive/​linux-test-i915bri|Mostafa'​s ppa]] for ubuntu
 +  * Ethernet on Ubuntu needs package (linux-backports-modules-wireless-lucid-generic worked for me)
  
 Major bugs/​annoyances: ​ Major bugs/​annoyances: ​
  
-  * Since the brightness-control events aren't directed at the normal keyboard hardware, ubuntu doesn'​t even recognize that there is any input when the corresponding buttons are pressed. The brightness-applet doesn'​t work either. ​+  * See Display section
  
 ===== Summary ===== ===== Summary =====
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