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This is a guide to running Linux on the Lenovo ThinkPad T400 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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For full specifications see the Lenovo ThinkPad T400 specifications page.
|Name||Lenovo ThinkPad T400|
|Processor||Intel Core 2 Duo|
|Screen||14.1” WXGA or WXGA+ Widescreen|
|RAM||2GB to 8GB|
|HDD||80GB to 320GB to 64GB SSD|
|Optical Drive||DVD+-RW or Blu-ray|
|Graphics||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD|
|Network||Ethernet, Thinkpad 802.11bg or Intel 5100 802.11abgn or Intel 5300 802.11abgn, Bluetooth, WWAN|
|HDD||works||hdaps driver isn't working|
|Graphics||works||You need to disable automatic OS detection and choose the integrated or dedicated adapter instead of the switchable one. You also probably needed to force lvds in the configuration file.|
|Sound||works||The volume buttons work strange.|
|WWAN||works||Tested in Jaunty|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
|Fingerprint Reader||Doesn't work||http://www.thinkwiki.org|
|Camera||works||I use the motion tool|
Power button doesn't work in Linux. Some key events aren't delivered by acpi.
This is too new hardware for Linux for now. Most probably better support will be there in the future.