38.2 Yoga Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 4th Gen

20200928 This 2020 4th generation Thinkpad X1 Yoga has 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD, and an Intel i7 8th gen. It can handle heavy workloads for AI and travels well with good battery life. The touch screen flip into a tablet, with a pen included. Docking uses a Lenovo ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 Dock with a single USB-C connection. A 34 inch Dell monitor through the dock uses HDMI and USB connections. A headphone jack is run from the Hub.

Spec Details
Install Date 2020-02-25
Machine Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 4th, model 20QFCTO1WW
CPU 8 x Intel Core i7-8665U CPU @ 1.90GHz
Performance PassMark = 8607, BogoMIPS = 4200 x 8
Memory 2x8GiB (4x32Gbx32) LPDDR3 Synchronous 2133MHz (0.5 ns)
Disk NVMe 2280 512GB SSD
Wireless Cannon Point-LP CNVi
Display 309mmx174mm 2560x1440 14.0WQHD IPS AR/AS 300N MT
Video Intel Corporation UHD Graphics 620 (Whiskey Lake) (rev 02) (i915)
Camera IR&HD Camera with 4 Microphones
Audio Cannon Point-LP High Definition Audio
Battery 4Cell 51Wh
Boot Grub2
Kernel 4.15.0-72-generic

After powering up the machine press F12 for the boot menu. Boot from USB iso image. Secure Boot was requested by default to install drivers and a password supplied. The whole disk is encrypted using a passphrase. Installation was about 15 minutes. Installation information from Arch Linux, Lenovo, and Ubuntu.

Date Action
20200225 Install Ubuntu 19.10
20200406 Firmware upgrade
20200502 Upgrade Ubuntu 19.10 to 20.04
20201110 Upgrade Ubuntu 20.04 to 20.10 using do-release-upgrade
20210615 Upgrade Ubuntu 20.10 to 21.04 using do-release-upgrade

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