Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E130

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This article covers the Arch Linux support for the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E130 laptop.


No special steps are needed during setup, everything (WiFi, Network, Modem) seemed to work from setup media so you can follow Installation guide as usual.


Tested model 33588CG (BIOS H4ET92WW v2.52 04/18/2013) on Kernel 3.11.1 (stable) and Kernel 3.11.1 with CK1 patchset (linux-ck-ivybridge package from Unofficial user repositories/Repo-ck)

Device Working? (Yes/No)
Video Yes (xf86-video-intel and intel-dri for 3D; KMS works too)
Ethernet (Realtek RTL8111/8168 Gigabit Ethernet (rev 07)) Yes (module: r8169)
Wireless (Intel Wireless-N 2230 (rev c4)) Yes (module: iwlwifi)
Bluetooth Yes (module: bluetooth; use blueman for GUI)
Audio Yes (module: snd_hda_intel)
Web Camera Yes (test with skype or this command: mplayer tv:// -tv driver=v4l2 )
Card Reader (Chicony) Not Tested
Modem (Ericcson Modem) Yes (using NetworkManager with modemmanager)


ClickPad & TrackPoint

The ClickPad works with the xf86-input-synaptic. TrackPoint and extra buttons seem to work too without any extra configuration needed.


See Intel graphics and xrandr.


Works out of the box. Module: r8169


Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230N

Works out of the box. Module: iwlwifi

Ericsson H5321 gw Mobile Broadband modem

Works out of the box. Module: cdc_mbim

Tested working with networkmanager and modemmanager


Works out of the box. Module: snd-hda-intel


Works out of the box. Tested using Skype or this command: mplayer tv:// -tv driver=v4l2


Suspend and Hibernation works with systemd


You can find more general ThinkPad Edge hardware related information on Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 13 page. The sections below provides information on what was tested to work

Hibernation & Suspend

Follow Power management#Power management guide.

ACPI / Fan control

Acpid works, just follow general guidelines. Follow instructions on ThinkPad Fan Control.


Plymouth provides a flicker-free graphical boot process. Seemed to work without problems.