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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E145 20BC000UMS

Introduction

Installation of Debian 7.0 using usb-pen drive. Almost all hardware works OOTB. Boots in XX seconds; Gnome shell loads in X seconds.

Specifications

For full specifications see the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge Shop.

NameLenovo ThinkPad Edge E145 20BC000UMS
ProcessorAMD A4-5000 @ 1.5 GHz
Screen1366 x 678 (16:9)
RAM8GB
HDD500GB
Optical DriveNone
GraphicsIntegrated Kabini APU Radeon 8330
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
Broadcom® 802.11 bgn

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorks
ScreenWorksNot brightness adjustments with hotkeys
HDDWorks
GraphicsWorksGNOME fail
SoundWorks
EthernetWorksRealtek
WirelessWorksBroadcom wl driver
Suspend/ResumeWorks
BluetoothNot Tested
ModemNone
USBWorks during installation
HDMINot OOTB
AUXNot Tested
WebcamWorks
Card ReaderNot Tested
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested

Notes

Gnome shell fails at startup, fairly recent model thus might need more support there.

Summary

Linux support feel well. Broadcom wireless driver is however a problem and would suggest buying a mini-PCI Atheros-chip to erase non-free blobs.


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lenovo_thinkpad_edge_e145_20bc000ums.txt · Last modified: 2013/12/21 10:16 by 83.248.147.26
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