IBM ThinkPad 390E
Installing and Running Linux
on an IBM ThinkPad 390(E)

Model 2626-E0U

by Craig Kulesa

About the ThinkPad 390E
Basic Linux Installation
Advanced Power Management
PCMCIA Support
Sound and Multimedia Support
Universal Serial Bus (USB) Device Support
IrDA Support
Other Useful Links
This page regards the impressive IBM Thinkpad 390(E) laptop and the details of getting Linux running with all of the amenities and capabilities one should expect from a portable computer:
  • Accelerated video, high-color, full-aspect ratio display in X-Windows
  • Efficient power consumption (4 hours battery life) using APM or ACPI
  • Wide support of PCMCIA cards, both 16-bit and 32-bit Cardbus
  • Full-duplex sound support for playback and recording
  • Plug in your favorite USB devices!
  • Wireless communication with other peripherals
  • Blazingly fast operation from the world's coolest operating system!

visitors since August 26th, 1999
Last modified: Tue Jul 11 22:43:54 MST 2000