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This is a guide to running Linux with the Toshiba Qosmio G20 laptop. The G20 is a large and powerful laptop with a good high resolution screen.
This guide is intended to provide you details on how well this laptop works with Linux and which modules you need to configure. For details on how to actually install and configure the required modules have a look at our guides section for distribution specific instructions.
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|Name||Toshiba DynaBook Qosmio G20|
|Processor||Intel Pentium-M processor 770 2.13GHz|
|Graphics||NVIDIA GeForce 6600|
|Network||10/100 Ethernet, Intel 2200 802.11g Wireless, Bluetooth|
|Other||4 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire, TV Tuner|
|Sound||Yes||Use the snd-intel8x0 module|
|Wireless||Yes||Use the ipw2200 module|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
|TV Tuner||Not Tested|
For the GeForce 6600 graphics processor found in the G20 you can use either the open source 'nv' module or NVIDIA's proprietary 'nvidia' module. For further installation instructions you can view our Configuring a nVidia graphics chip guide.
The Toshiba DynaBook Qosmio G20 works well with Linux. The installation was simple and straight forward and configuration work was mainly automatic.