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This is a guide to running Linux with the Toshiba Portege S100 laptop. The S100 is a typical middle to lower range laptop with some fairly standard components.
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 Portege S100|
|Processor||Intel Pentium-M 740 1.73GHz|
|Graphics||NVIDIA GeForce Go 6200|
|Network||10/100/1000 Ethernet, Intel 2200 802.11g Wireless|
|Other||2 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire|
|Sound||Yes||Use the snd-intel8x0 module|
|Wireless||Yes||Use the ipw2200 module|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
For the GeForce Go 6200 graphics chip provided by the S100 you can use either the open source 'nv' module or NVIDIA's proprietary 'nvidia' module. The Configuring a nVidia graphics chip guide will provide you details on using the proprietary module.
Toshiba's Portege S100 is fully supported by Linux and there were no issues at all during installation.