Ubuntu on Lenovo E41-15

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The Lenovo E41-15 laptop 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 16.04 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Testing details

This system was tested with 16.04 LTS, running the 4.4.0-59-generic kernel.

Certification notes

Bluetooth audio

Bluetooth playback works, but audio-recording does not, please switch from "Telephone Duplex (HSP/HFP)" to "High Fidelity Playback (A2DP)" mode

Touchpad gestures

3 or more finger touchpad gestures do not work on this system.

BIOS
Lenovo: 1UCN17WW(V2.04.AMTR) (UEFI)

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Testing details

This system was tested with 14.04 LTS, running the 3.19.0-37-generic kernel.

Certification notes

Touchpad gestures

3 or more finger touchpad gestures do not work on this system.

Proprietary Drivers Required

Installation of proprietary AMD video driver is required for full functionality.

Bluetooth audio

Bluetooth playback works, but audio-recording does not, please switch from "Telephone Duplex (HSP/HFP)" to "High Fidelity Playback (A2DP)" mode

Internal microphone volume default is low

If there is any issue with audio recording, the internal microphone volume can be increased in the sound settings.

BIOS
Lenovo: 1UCN14WW(V2.01) (Legacy)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

AMD processor AMD A6-7310 APU with AMD Radeon R4 Graphics

Video

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Mullins [Radeon APU A4-6000 with R2 Graphics]

Ethernet

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

Wireless

Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter

Hardware details

Audio

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Kabini HDMI/DP Audio

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH Azalia Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH Azalia Controller

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Kabini HDMI/DP Audio

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Unknown

BIOS

Lenovo 1UCN14WW(V2.01)

Lenovo 1UCN17WW(V2.04.AMTR)

Bluetooth

Atheros Communications 0cf3:e360

Board

Lenovo Lenovo E41-15

Capture

IMC Networks EasyCamera

Cardreader

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH SD Flash Controller

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5129 Card Reader Controller

Cdrom

Aquantia Corp. TSSTcorp CDDVDW SU-228HB

Chassis

Lenovo Notebook

Disk

Aquantia Corp. WDC WD10JPCX-24UE4T0

Efi

Insyde EFI v2.31

Keyboard

Aquantia Corp. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

Primax Electronics, Ltd HP Optical Mouse

Network

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

Processor

AMD processor AMD A6-7310 APU with AMD Radeon R4 Graphics

System

Lenovo 59NP

Touchpad

Aquantia Corp. SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Usb

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB EHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH USB XHCI Controller

Video

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Mullins [Radeon APU A4-6000 with R2 Graphics]

Wireless

Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter

Other

Aquantia Corp. HD-Audio Generic Headphone

Aquantia Corp. HD-Audio Generic Mic

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

Aquantia Corp. Ideapad extra buttons

Aquantia Corp. Lid Switch

Aquantia Corp. Power Button

Aquantia Corp. Video Bus

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson SMBus Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH LPC Bridge

Advanced Micro Devices 0438:7900

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub