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Lenovo Thinkpad T430s

Introduction

This is a template for a future compatibility guide to running Linux with the Lenovo Thinkpad T430s laptop. If you have the Lenovo Thinkpad T430s and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Lenovo Thinkpad T430s specifications page.

NameLenovo Thinkpad T430s
Processor3rd Generation Intel Core i7-3520M (3.60 GHz, 4MB L3, 1600MHz FSB)
3rd Generation Intel Core i5-3320M (3.30 GHz, 3MB L3, 1600MHz FSB)
Screen14” 1366×768 Widescreen
14” 1600×900 Widescreen
RAMUp to 16GB
HDDUp to 500GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel HD Graphics 4000
NVIDIA N13M-NS Optimus Graphics
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 AGN
Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 AGN

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorTested
ScreenTested
HDDTestedWorking
Optical DriveTestedWorking
Graphics ChipTestedWorking
VGA OutTestedWorking
DisplayPortNot Tested
SoundTestedWorking
Bulti-in MicrophoneNot Tested
Headphone JackNot Tested
Microphone JackNot Tested
EthernetTestedWorking
WirelessTestedWorking
BluetoothNot Tested
WWANNot Tested
USBTestedWorking
Card ReaderNot Tested
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested
WebcamTestedWorking
Smart Card ReaderNot Tested
Docking StationTested For Dual monitor support it is recommended you go with dock model # 4338-35U which has dual dvi ports
Touch PadTestedWorking
Suspend/ResumeTestedWorking

Notes

For Dual monitor support it is recommended you go with dock model # 4338-35U which has dual dvi ports

Summary

This laptop works great with linux, we have deployed 40+ over the last few months with no issue except the dual monitors noted above


Discussion

Dominik Vallendor, 2013/12/28 18:02

The DisplayPort, Bulti-in Microphone and Card Reader also work well with Linux (Ubuntu 12.04).

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