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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Toshiba Satellite Pro L300 laptop.
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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For full specifications see the Toshiba Satellite Pro L300 specifications page.
|Name||Toshiba Satellite Pro L300|
|Processor||Intel Core 2 Duo|
|Screen||15.4” WXGA Widescreen|
|RAM||1GB to 4GB|
|Graphics||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100|
|Network||Ethernet, Intel 3945ABG 802.11abg/Intel 4965ABGN 802.11abgn, Bluetooth|
|Sound||Works||only volume wheel not working/Ubuntu 8.10 whell work|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
|Web Camera||Not Tested|
You can enter any specific notes with running Linux on the Toshiba Satellite Pro L300 here.
Wifi doesn't work in Ubuntu 8.04/8.10/9.04 - The laptop only get signal when it's near the AP. The problex it's fixed, installing the package: linux-backports-modules
2009 01 04 - XP & Linux distros on Toshiba Satellite L300, 2GB dual core processor with 4GB RAM
Ubuntu & Knoppix LiveCDs: Zilch. BSOD (Blue Screen Of Death)
Called Toshiba support (pleasantly surprised by getting to a human voice within 2 branches of the automated menu tree) - was told that the motherboard drivers did not support anything but Windoze Vista.
** Also note: XP will apparently not work on anything > 3GB RAM. BSOD yet again.
You can enter a summary of how well the Toshiba Satellite Pro L300 works with Linux here.