Lenovo seems to be following Dell, and it's teaming up with Novell in an effort to flog notebooks with preinstalled Linux. Dell
Unlike Dell, which uses Ubuntu 7.04, the company will install SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 (SLED) on its machines. It claims it chose to go Linux due to customer demand and pressure.
Linux should be available sometime in Q4 on T-series ThinkPads.