Lenovo To Launch Nearly 30 Ubuntu Linux-powered Laptops, And PCs


It has not been a month since the launch of Lenovo’s first ThinkPad laptop with Fedora Linux operating system and now the company has dropped annother thrilling news for Linux fans.

First with Fedora and now with Ubuntu Linux, Lenovo plans to expand its Linux program. Yes, Lenovo has officially announced that it will roll out almost 30 selected ThinkPad laptops and ThinkStation PCs with Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 LTS pre-installed.

You may also know that in June this year, Lenovo already promised to certify its entire P-series ThinkPad and ThinkStation for top Linux distros, Ubuntu, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).

So Lenovo’s upcoming workstations, laptops, and computers will definitely be fully-certified with removed complexities to easily install, run, and experience Ubuntu Linux out-of-the-box. You’ll also not need to do any custom deployment services as everything will be tested and packed by Lenovo team.

Speaking of the launch, it will globally start in September 2020 and continue throughout 2021. Here’s a list of all Lenovo ThinkPad and ThinkStation devices with Ubuntu certification:

  • ThinkPad T14 (Intel and AMD)
  • ThinkPad T14s (Intel and AMD)
  • ThinkPad T15p
  • ThinkPad T15
  • ThinkPad X13
  • ThinkPad X13 Yoga
  • ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 3
  • ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8
  • ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5
  • ThinkPad L14
  • ThinkPad L15
  • ThinkPad X13 AMD
  • ThinkPad P15s
  • ThinkPad P15v
  • ThinkPad P15
  • ThinkPad P17
  • ThinkPad P14s
  • ThinkPad P1 Gen 3
  • ThinkPad P53
  • ThinkPad P1 Gen 2
  • ThinkStation P340
  • ThinkStation P340 Tiny
  • ThinkStation P520c
  • ThinkStation P520
  • ThinkStation P720
  • ThinkStation P920
  • ThinkStation P620

As Lenovo is now gradually showing its full interest in the Linux community, it would be more exciting to see other top OEMs coming forward with their own support plan for Linux desktop.

Sarvottam Kumar

Sarvottam Kumar

Sarvottam Kumar is a software engineer by profession with interest and experience in Blockchain, Angular, React and Flutter. He loves to explore the nuts and bolts of Linux and share his experience and insights of Linux and open source on the web/various prestigious portals.
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