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This is a guide to running Linux with the Toshiba Satellite A55 laptop. The A55 is Toshiba's low end laptop with basically the bare essentials included.
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 A55|
|Processor||Intel Celeron-M 360 1.4 GHz|
|Graphics||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900|
|Network||10/100 Ethernet, Intel 2200 802.11g Wireless|
|Other||3 x USB2.0|
|Graphics||Yes||Use the i810 module|
|Sound||Yes||Use the snd-intel8x0 module|
|Wireless||Yes||Use the ipw2200 module|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
Installation on Linux on the A55 was simple without any complications encountered at all.
The Toshiba Satellite A55 includes common components which makes it well suited to run Linux.