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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Lenovo ThinkPad X220 laptop. If you have the Lenovo ThinkPad X220 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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For full specifications see the Lenovo ThinkPad X220 specifications page.
|Name||Lenovo ThinkPad X220|
|Processor||Intel Core i5-2410M processor (dual-core, 2.30GHz, 3MB Cache)
Intel Core i5-2520M processor (dual-core, 2.50GHz, 3MB Cache)
Intel Core i5-2540M processor (dual-core, 2.60GHz, 3MB Cache),
Intel Core i7-2620M processor (dual-core, 2.70GHz, 4MB Cache),
Intel Core i7-2640M processor (dual-core, 2.80GHz, 4MB Cache)
|Screen||12.5“ 1366×768 Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 8GB|
|HDD||Up to 320GB|
|Graphics||Intel HD Graphics 3000|
Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205, 2×2
Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300, 3×3
|Wireless||works||Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205|
|Bluetooth||works||have used with Ubuntu 11.10 - 12.10 and Mint 14|
|Card Reader||works||Had problems through Ubuntu 12.04, works great with 12.10/Mint 14|
|ExpressCard Slot||works||Need to have
|Fingerprint Reader||Not Tested|
You can enter any specific notes with running Linux on the Lenovo ThinkPad X220 here.
i7-2640M-8GB-DDR3, working with ubuntu 11.10 and 14.04.
i5-2410M-4GB-DDR3, working with openSUSE-12.1, 12.2 and 12.3.
You can enter a summary of how well the Lenovo ThinkPad X220 works with Linux here.