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This is a guide to running Linux with the Toshiba Libretto U100 laptop. This laptop works really well with Linux, even the 56k modem works without the need of paying for the Linuxant module.
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 Libretto U100|
|Processor||Intel Pentium-M 1.2Ghz|
|Optical Drive||DVD-RW as Dock Station|
|Graphics||Intel Extreme - 855GM+|
|Network||10/100 Ethernet + Atheros 802.11g Wireless + Bluetooth|
|Other||Fingerprint Reader + 2 x USB2.0 + Firewire port|
|Processor||Yes||Use speedstep-centrino module|
|Screen||Yes||Select 1280×768 resolution|
|Optical Drive||Yes||Burning not tested, but should work|
|Graphics||Yes||Use i810 module|
|Sound||Yes||Use Alsa snd_intel8x0 modules|
|Wireless||Yes||Use ath_pci module, from Madwifi module|
|56K Modem||Yes||Use SmartLink Modem (included with Suse)|
|Fringerprint Reader||Not Tested|
|Firewire||Not Tested but should work|
|PCMCIA||Not Tested but should work|
Nothing really special to report about this laptop. Installation was very easy when installing Suse Linux 10.0.