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Toshiba Satellite L35


This is a guide to running Linux with the Toshiba Satellite L35 laptop. The Satellite L35 is a good low end laptop but does require some Linux knowledge to configure it properly.

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 L35
ProcessorIntel Celeron-M 440 1.86GHz
Screen15.4“ WXGA
Optical DriveCD-RW/DVD-ROM
GraphicsRadeon Xpress 200M
Network10/100 Ethernet, Atheros 802.11g Wireless, Bluetooth
Other2 x USB2.0

Linux Compatibility

Optical DriveYes
WirelessYesUse the Madwifi module
56K ModemNot Tested
PCMCIANot Tested


For the audio in the Satellite L35 to work you will need to install ALSA version 1.0.14rc4 or higher. At this time there is no Linux distribution which includes this as standard so you will need to install it manually. You will also need to add the following like into your /etc/modprobe.conf (or your distro's equivalent) file:

options snd-hda-intel model=6stack-digout


The Toshiba Satellite L35 currently has issues with sound under Linux however this can be fixed with some configuration work. Future Linux distribution will likely resolve this issue.

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Mac, 2012/05/02 18:34

I'm using Linux Mint Debian edition 201204 and almost all work out of the box (except for the suspend/hibernate), before I was using Ubuntu 11.04 and too work very well.

C M, 2011/02/11 22:17

M.K., I have the exact same experience with FC 10 and believe I saw the same with Ubuntu…

Muzammil Khan, 2008/12/05 15:44

I have installed FEDORA 10 on my toshiba L35, it is installed successfully, all accessories are working except Sound and while running Fedora, after few minutes it stops working, I dont know what is the matter with it, then I restarts machine. it hangs.

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