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This is a guide to running Linux with the Toshiba Qosmio X305 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.
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|Name||Toshiba Qosmio X305|
|Processor||Intel Core 2 Duo|
|Screen||17“ WSXGA+ Widescreen|
|HDD||Up to 400GB|
|Graphics||NVIDIA Geforce 9700M|
|Network||Ethernet, Atheros 802.11bgn, Bluetooth|
|Processor||Works with Ubuntu Linux 8.10|
|Screen||Works with Ubuntu Linux 8.10|
|HDD||Works with Ubuntu Linux 8.10|
|Optical Drive||Works with Ubuntu Linux 8.10 - LabelFlash functionality not supported|
|Graphics||Works with Ubuntu Linux 8.10 when NVIDIA Drivers installed – HDMI output not tested yet|
|Sound||Works with Ubuntu Linux 8.10|
|Ethernet||Works with Ubuntu Linux 8.10 - Previous kernel versions misidentify the chipset|
|Wireless||Works with Ubuntu Linux 8.10 - Previous versions do not support this wireless chipset|
|Bluetooth||Not functioning yet|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
|Camera||Works with “Cheese” camera application - seems to crash when called upon to record video. Device shows up as /dev/video0|
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