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Running Linux on the Lenovo ThinkPad T440p laptop should be no problem. I have Slackware64-14.1 on my Lenovo ThinkPad T440p, and basically everything works.
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For full specifications see the Lenovo ThinkPad T440p specifications page.
|Name||Lenovo ThinkPad T440p|
|Processor||4th Gen Intel Core i3-4000M (Up to 2.40 GHz, 3MB)
4th Gen Intel Core i5-4200M (Up to 3.10 GHz, 3MB)
4th Gen Intel Core i5-4300M (Up to 3.30 GHz, 3MB, L3, 1600 MHz)
4th Gen Intel Core i5-4330M (Up to 3.50 GHz, 3MB, L3, 1600 MHz FSB)
4th Gen Intel Core i7-4600M (Up to 3.60 GHz, 4MB, L3, 1600 MHz FSB)
4th Gen Intel Core i7-4700MQ (Up to 3.40 GHz, 6MB)
4th Gen Intel Core i7-4800MQ (Up to 3.70 GHz, 6MB, L3, 1600 MHz FSB)
4th Gen Intel Core i7-4900MQ (Up to 3.80 GHz, 8MB, L3, 1600 MHz)
|Screen||14.0“ HD TN anti-glare (1366 x 768)
14.0” HD+ TN anti-glare (1600 x 900)
14.0“ FHD IPS anti-glare (1920 x 1080)
|RAM||Up to 16GB|
|HDD||HDD: 500GB (7200 rpm)
SSD: 128GB SSD
SSD: 256GB SSD eDrive (OPAL 2.0)
|Optical Drive||DVD / CD Recordable Combo Drive|
|Graphics||Intel HD Graphics 4600
NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M
Intel Centrino 7260 (Wilkins Peak 2 AC) 2×2 AC
ThinkPad Wireless 2×2 BGN
Intel Centrino 6235 (Jackson Peak 2 AC) 2×2 ABGN
|Display Port||Not Tested|
|Sound||x||Required a modprobe.d file for snd-hda-intel|
|Wireless||x||Needs Linux 3.12 or later|
|TouchPad||x||Required synclient(1) usability tweaks|
|Fingerprint Reader||.||works but sometimes buggy (at least just for me)|
|Suspend/Resume||x||Sometimes buggy with both wifi and bluetooth enabled|
The Lenovo ThinkPad T440p is my constant companion. It's my work machine, and used for pretty much anything else too. I don't like the “clickpad” with no hardware buttons, but a tweak found on the Linux-Thinkpad mailing list (posted by Ted T'so in February 2014) made it usable (albeit still not ideal.) Note that's just a hardware design issue, not anything to do with running Linux or not.
Lenovo ThinkPad T440p works fine with Linux here. I'm a professional sysadmin, but I suspect anyone would do well enough with a recent enough distro. My Slackware64-14.1 shipped with a 3.10 kernel, and the iwlwifi.ko 802.11 driver did not work out of the box. I compiled a custom kernel to make it work.