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notebook ThinkPad X60
model: ThinkPad X60(model id: 896)
subtype (notebook, netbook, motherboard, tablet):
does it have a free boot firmware (BIOS,UEFI,...) ?
can be installed
can free operating systems be installed?
does the device prevent installing wifi cards not-approved by the vendor?
yes (see the details inside the description entry)
year of commercialization:
compatibility with free software:
tested on:
Trisquel 5.5 Brigantia
Trisquel 6.0 Toutatis
tested with the following kernel libre:
video card model:
8086:27a2 (works with 3D acceleration)
wifi model:
8086:4227 (it does not work)
webcam model:
(there is no webcam)
Wifi card whitelist

All thinkpads have a Wifi card whitelist at the BIOS level that prevent installing certain WiFi cards. The restriction can be bypassed with a BIOS modification: either installing Libreboot, Coreboot or editing the official Lenovo/IBM BIOS.

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