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Toshiba Libretto U100


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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NameToshiba Libretto U100
ProcessorIntel Pentium-M 1.2Ghz
Optical DriveDVD-RW as Dock Station
GraphicsIntel Extreme - 855GM+
Network10/100 Ethernet + Atheros 802.11g Wireless + Bluetooth
OtherFingerprint Reader + 2 x USB2.0 + Firewire port

Linux Compatibility

ProcessorYesUse speedstep-centrino module
ScreenYesSelect 1280×768 resolution
Optical DriveYesBurning not tested, but should work
GraphicsYesUse i810 module
SoundYesUse Alsa snd_intel8x0 modules
WirelessYesUse ath_pci module, from Madwifi module
56K ModemYesUse SmartLink Modem (included with Suse)
Fringerprint ReaderNot Tested
FirewireNot Tested but should work
Card ReaderYes
PCMCIANot Tested but should work


Nothing really special to report about this laptop. Installation was very easy when installing Suse Linux 10.0.

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