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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Toshiba Portege R600 laptop.
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.
This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Toshiba Portege R600. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Toshiba Portege R600 page on LapWik.
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For full specifications see the Toshiba Portege R600 specifications page.
|Name||Toshiba Portege R600|
|Processor||Intel Core 2 Duo SU9400 1.4GHz|
|Screen||12.1” WXGA Widescreen|
|RAM||3GB to 5GB|
|HDD||160GB, 200GB or 128GB SSD|
|Graphics||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD|
|Network||Ethernet, 802.11abgn, Bluetooth|
|Screen||Yes||auto detected out-of-the-box|
|Bluetooth||No||didn't detect out ot fhe box|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
|Fingerprint Reader||Not tested|
As with the Toshiba R500, recent Linux distros will install fine on the R600. I tested using Ubuntu and Kubuntu 8.10 and only the bluetooth and fingerprint reader didn't work with a standard install.
You can enter a summary of how well the Toshiba Portege R600 works with Linux here.