Today, Lenovo announced an expansion of its Linux portfolio, extending its certification program that was announced in June to include ThinkPad and ThinkStations preinstalled with Canonical’s Ubuntu LTS. Previously only accessible to enterprise customers through custom orders, a full range of PCs will now be available with Ubuntu pre-installed right from Lenovo’s website. These include 13 ThinkStation and ThinkPad P Series Workstations and an additional 14 ThinkPad T, X, X1 and L series laptops, most with the 20.04 LTS version of Ubuntu. The L series which will have version 18.04.

Today, Lenovo announced an expansion of its Linux portfolio, extending its certification program that was announced in June to include ThinkPad and ThinkStations preinstalled with Canonical’s Ubuntu LTS. Previously only accessible to enterprise customers through custom orders, a full range of PCs will now be available with Ubuntu pre-installed right from Lenovo’s website. These include 13 ThinkStation and ThinkPad P Series Workstations and an additional 14 ThinkPad T, X, X1 and L series laptops, most with the 20.04 LTS version of Ubuntu. The L series which will have version 18.04.

Lenovo Linux

By providing these devices preloaded with the OEM version of Ubuntu, Lenovo is removing complexity for Linux users and introducing end-to-end web and phone support for platform related Linux issues.

Availability for these offerings start in September 2020 and will be rolling out in phases through 2021. The following machines will be offered with Ubuntu preinstalled directly from Lenovo’s website for end-users:

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

Lenovo Workstations

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