Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkCentre M79

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The Lenovo ThinkCentre M79 desktop with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified pre-install for Ubuntu.

Please note that for pre-installed systems:

  1. The system is available in some regions with a special image of Ubuntu pre-installed by the manufacturer. It takes advantage of the hardware features for this system and may include additional software. You should check when buying the system whether this is an option.
  2. Standard images of Ubuntu may not work at all on the system or may not work well, though Canonical and computer manufacturers will try to certify the system with future standard releases of Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Testing details

This system was tested with 14.04 LTS, running the 3.13.0-39-generic kernel.

Certification notes

Slow Resume from Suspend

This system does not not meet our performance criteria for resuming from suspend, but suspend/resume is functional and other functionality is not affected.

BIOS
Lenovo: FPKT31AUS (Legacy)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

AMD AMD A8-6500B APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics

Video

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Caicos PRO [Radeon HD 7450]

Ethernet

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller

Hardware details

Audio

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Caicos HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 6400 Series]

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH Azalia Controller

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Caicos HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 6400 Series]

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH Azalia Controller

BIOS

Lenovo FPKT31AUS

Board

Lenovo Bantry CRB

Cdrom

Aquantia Corp. HL-DT-ST DVD-RAM GHB0N

Chassis

Aquantia Corp. Desktop

Disk

Aquantia Corp. ST2000DM001-9YN164

Keyboard

Transcend Information, Inc. NetVista Full Width Keyboard

Mouse

Primax Electronics, Ltd HP Optical Mouse

Network

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller

Processor

AMD AMD A8-6500B APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics

System

Lenovo FFFFFFFFFF

Usb

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB OHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB EHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH USB XHCI Controller

Video

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Caicos PRO [Radeon HD 7450]

Other

Aquantia Corp. HD-Audio Generic Front Headphone

Aquantia Corp. HD-Audio Generic Front Mic

Aquantia Corp. HD-Audio Generic Line

Aquantia Corp. HD-Audio Generic Line Out

Aquantia Corp. HD-Audio Generic Rear Mic

Aquantia Corp. HDA ATI HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Aquantia Corp. Power Button

Aquantia Corp. Video Bus

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 15h (Models 10h-1fh) Processor Root Port

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 15h (Models 10h-1fh) I/O Memory Management Unit

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson PCI to PCI bridge (PCIE port 0)

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson SMBus Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH LPC Bridge

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH PCI Bridge

Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub