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Toshiba Satellite A45


This is a guide to running Linux with the Toshiba Satellite A45 laptop. The A45 is a slight update to the Toshiba Satellite A25 and still provides excellent Linux support.

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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NameToshiba Satellite A45
ProcessorIntel Pentium4-M 2.8GHz
Screen15“ XGA
Optical DriveDVD-ROM/CD-RW
GraphicsIntel 852GME
Network10/100 Ethernet, Atheros 802.11g Wireless
Other4 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire

Linux Compatibility

Optical DriveYes
GraphicsYesUse the i810 module
SoundYesUse the snd-intel8x0 module
WirelessYesUse the Madwifi module
56K ModemNot Tested
FirewireNot Tested
PCMCIANot Tested


There were no issues encounter while installing Linux on the A45.


Installation of Linux on the Toshiba Satellite A45 is a straight forward task. There were no difficulties encountered during the installation process and the A45 runs Linux just fine.

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Jcvpalma, 2009/08/16 19:03

Yes, I install 2 distribuctions and diferent versions: Fedora 9 and 11 and Suse 9 and 10. How fine, only a slow perform into Fedora 11, because the hard disk was problem with clusters. My Note is A45 Satellite now I think change, and put debian or slackware =D

See ya..

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