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This is a guide to running Linux with the Toshiba Satellite A135 laptop, specifically the S2276 variant.
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 Satellite A135|
|Processor||Intel Pentium Dual Core, 1.6GHz|
|Screen||15.4” WXGA widescreen TFT-LCD 1280×800|
|HDD||80GB (5400rpm SATA)|
|Optical Drive||Double-layer DVD+-RW/CD-RW (4x DVD+R DL; 4x DVD-R DL; 8x8x8 DVD+RW; 8x6x8 DVD-RW; 5x DVD-RAM; 24x16x24 CD-RW)|
|Graphics||ATI RADEON XPRESS 200M - 128 MB shared memory|
|Network||Atheros AR2425 / AR5007EG|
|Other||S-Video Output, Built in Stereo Speakers, WiFi Cut-Off Switch, 4x USB 2.0 Ports, 56K Modem Port|
|Optical Drive||Yes||Burn capability tested successfully|
|Graphics||Yes||Open source module|
|56K Modem||untested||People still use these?|
Installed and have been using laptop with Ubuntu 9.04. All hardware is working correctly with no adjustments or workarounds (modem-untested, suspend/hybernate-untested, S-Video-untested). I also tested with Ubuntu 9.10 and xorg, keyboard, and touchpad didn't work. I tested with Ubuntu 10.04 and all hardware is working correctly with no adjustments or workarounds (modem-untested, suspend/hybernate-untested, S-Video-untested).