ThinkpadTM laptops (from Lenovo or IBM) usually work well with Debian. Many debian-users have a Thinkpad.
DebianOn is an effort to document how to install, configure and use Debian on some specific hardware. Therefore potential buyers would know if that hardware is supported and owner would know how get the best out of that hardware.
The purpose is not to duplicate the Debian Official Documentation, but to document how to install Debian on some specific hardware.
Recent Thinkpad Series
- InstallingDebianOn/Thinkpad/X1 Carbon (Haswell)/jessie
- and Also
Information common to various models
Older Thinkpad Series
- and Also :
If your Thinkpad isn't listed above, you can create a new page. Name it something like "T60/etch" (it will be created under the current page):
ThinkWiki.org Full of help for Linux on a Thinkpad (includes a lot of Debian specific stuff). It's probably the most comprehensive guide on Linux support of Thinkpads available online.
Tuxmobil's Linux on Laptop Installation Guides