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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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|Name||Toshiba Satellite M105|
|Processor||Intel Core Duo T2300 1.66GHz|
|Graphics||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950|
|Network||10/100 Ethernet, Intel 3945 802.11g Wireless|
|Other||4 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire|
|Sound||Yes||Use the snd-hda-intel module|
|Wireless||Yes||Use ipw3945 module|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
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.
There were no issues in getting the Toshiba Satellite M105 working when using an up to date Linux distribution.