Lenovo ThinkPad has used the US Department of Defense’s MIL-STD 810G standards for rugged and reliable devices under stress situation like low/high temp, drops, explosive atmosphere and more. This Thinkpad W520 was caught in a fire at a local Lenovo dealer back in 2013 and it still works. The screen, the motherboard, and the hard drive survived. Six years later, it is still operational and on display at the Lenovo shop in our mall.
Need to update the BIOS on your Lenovo Thinpads T or X series with Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora, Debian, Arch, Suse and Linux? This page will give all guidance without using an old-fashioned MS-Windows or CD. You can update the BIOS on your Lenovo laptops from Linux using a USB flash stick