Installing Linux Mint 12 on Lenovo ThinkPad T420s Laptop

Last updated: January 18th, 2012

General Hardware Specifications of Lenovo ThinkPad T420s:

Hardware Components
Status under Linux
Notes
Intel Core i5 Dual Core 2.60Ghz
Works No special procedure required during installation.
14" HD+ anti-glare LED-backlit (max 1600x900)
Works No special procedure required during installation.
Intel® HD Graphics 3000
Works No special procedure required during installation.
4GB, DDR3, 2DIMM, 1333 Mhz
Works No special procedure required during installation.
250 GB Seagate SATA @ 5400 rpm
Works No special procedure required during installation.
No Floppy Drive N/A N/A
Integrated Network Card Works No special procedure required during installation.
No Modem
N/A N/A
CD/DVD Drive CD/DVD Read Works
CD/DVD Burning Untested
Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205
Works No special procedure required during installation.
6 Cell Lithium-Ion Battery Works No special procedure required during installation.
On Board Sound Works

No special procedure required during installation.

4-in-1 Multimedia Card Reader
Works
No special procedure required during installation.

This laptop is operating under Kernel version 3.0.0-12-generic

Basic Installation of Linux Mint 12:
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