Installing Debian 7 Wheezy on a ThinkPad T410

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Hardware Support Details

ThinkPad T410

Test ThinkPad

Works out-of-the-box with Intel Graphics

  • Ethernet
  • Audio
  • DVD burner
  • Card reader
  • Webcam
  • WLAN
  • Bluetooth
  • Display brightness
  • Volume Control, Mute, Mic Mute
  • Fingerprint reader

Untested but probably works

  • FireWire
  • eSATA

Docking station

No access to a docking station at this time. Other reviews and instructions state that all should work as expected.


# aptitude search firm | grep "^i"
i   firmware-iwlwifi                - Binary firmware for Intel PRO/Wireless 394
i   firmware-linux-free             - Binary firmware for various drivers in the
i   firmware-linux-nonfree          - Binary firmware for various drivers in the


  • Headphone and microphone combined in new TRRS jack. Look online for "4 position", "4 pin", TRRS, or headsets for smartphones.
  • Power supply compatible with many 20V models like the T61