Installing Ubuntu 7.10 on a ThinkPad T43

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Worked right out of the box

  • 1400*1050 resolution
  • Battery Management
  • Ultra Nav (Trackpoint and synaptic touchpad)
  • WLAN (Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection)
  • Hibernate and Standby
  • Fn keys (switch between monitors is not working)
  • Audio Keys
  • ThinkLight
  • ATI 3D Acceleration (Mobility Radeon X300) using the ATI Open Source Driver
  • AIGLX / Compiz-Fusion

Was easy

Was very hard

  • Active Protection System (hard disk parking needs kernel recompile)


  • Fingerprint reader
  • Active Protection System (acceleration sensor)
  • Forward/Backward keys, Access IBM Key
  • Toggle Touchpad on/off
  • Bluetooth (light indicates working)
  • Modem
  • IrDA
  • TV out, VGA out