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This is a guide to running Linux with the Toshiba Satellite L25 laptop. The L25 is a very low end model laptop with the minimum of features.
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 L25|
|Processor||Intel Celeron-M 370 1.5 GHz|
|Graphics||ATI Radeon Xpress 200M|
|Network||10/100 Ethernet, Atheros 802.11g Wireless|
|Other||3 x USB2.0|
|Sound||Yes||Use the snd-intel8x0 module|
|Wireless||Yes||Use the Madwifi module|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
For the ATI Radeon Xpress 200M graphics chip in the L25 you can use either the open source radeon module or ATI's proprietary fglrx module. However since the 200M has minimal 3D support there is little point in using the fglrx module.
It was quite easy to install Linux on the Toshiba Satellite L25. The internal hardware was detected correctly and fully supported by Linux.