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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Toshiba Satellite Pro U400 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 U400 specifications page.
|Name||Toshiba Satellite Pro U400|
|Processor||Intel Core 2 Duo|
|Screen||13.3“ WXGA Widescreen|
|RAM||1GB to 4GB|
|Graphics||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100|
|Network||Ethernet, Intel 3945ABG 802.11abg, Bluetooth|
|Sound||OK! (but speaker are not powerful)|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
|Fingerprint Reader||Not Tested|
All the tested components did work “out of the box” with a basic installation of Gnu/Linux Ubuntu 9.04 64bit.
(for the camera is necessary to install the “cheese” program)
Works great, stable and battery last longer as with Microsoft Windows Vista.