Toshiba Portege Z30-A-12Q

Author(s)

TomK

Introduction

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Toshiba Portege Z30-A.

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Specifications

NameToshiba Portege Z30-A-12Q
ProcessorIntel i5-4200U
Screen13.3“ 1366×768 Widescreen
RAM4GB
HDD256GB SDD
Optical Drivenone
GraphicsHaswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller
NetworkEthernet - Intel I218-V, Wifi - Intel Wireless 3160

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYes
HDDYes
Graphics ChipYes
VGA OutYes/No/Partial/Not TestedComments
HDMI PortYes/No/Partial/Not TestedComments
SoundYes
Bulti-in MicrophoneYes
Headphone/Mic JackYes
EthernetYeskernel 3.10+
WirelessYeswork with 3.10+ (rf_kill problems), better 3.12+
BluetoothYes/No/Partial/Not TestedComments
USBYes
Card ReaderYes/No/Partial/Not TestedComments
Fingerprint ReaderYes/No/Partial/Not TestedComments
WebcamYes/No/Partial/Not TestedComments
Smart Card ReaderYes/No/Partial/Not TestedComments
Docking StationYes/No/Partial/Not TestedComments
Track PointYes/No/Partial/Not TestedComments
Suspend/ResumeYes/No/Partial/Not TestedComments

Notes

tested with Debian wheezy + vanilla 3.10.x and 3.12.x kernels

Summary

Fn-keys problem, othewise mostly works fine.

7W in idle with 3.10.x kernel, nice.


Discussion

Manuel, 2014/07/14 08:37

Hi, vencik. Does your laptop's fan make quite noise sometimes?

Manuel, 2014/07/03 21:35

I installed Debian stable but now grub does not load and I cannot start my Linux system. I used the default partitioning suggested by the Debian installer.

vencik, 2014/04/29 08:34

I have a similar model: Z30-A-12N, got Debian Jessie work quite nicely.
If anyone is interested: http://lopucha.net/Linux_on_Toshiba_Portege_Z30-A-12N/

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