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Toshiba Satellite M105

Introduction

This is a guide to running Linux with the Toshiba Satellite M105 laptop. This M105 is a lower specification notebook with a fairly common layout. The Linux compatibility for the M105 is very good after some minor configuration work.

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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Specifications

NameToshiba Satellite M105
ProcessorIntel Core Duo T2300 1.66GHz
Screen14.1” WXGA
RAM1GB
HDD120GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel Graphics Media Accelerator 950
Network10/100 Ethernet, Intel 3945 802.11g Wireless
Other4 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYes
Optical DriveYes
GraphicsYes
SoundYesUse the snd-hda-intel module
EthernetYes
WirelessYesUse ipw3945 module
56K ModemNot Tested
USBYes
FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
PCMCIANot Tested

Notes

The native screen resolution of the Satellite M105 laptop is 1280×800, however because of the way the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 functions this resolution would not be available right away. You may view our Configuring the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900 & 950 guide for more details.

Summary

There were no issues in getting the Toshiba Satellite M105 working when using an up to date Linux distribution.


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toshiba_satellite_m105.txt · Last modified: 2010/10/11 14:02 (external edit)
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