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Toshiba Satellite U400-U405

Introduction

This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Intel based Toshiba Satellite U400-U405 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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Specifications

NameToshiba Satellite U400-U405
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo
Screen13.3“ WXGA Widescreen
RAM3GB
HDD250GB to 320GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100
NetworkEthernet, Intel 3945ABG 802.11abg or Intel 4965AGN 802.11abgn, bluetooth

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorTestedOK!
ScreenTestedOK!
HDDTestedOK!
Optical DriveTestedOK!
GraphicsTestedOK!
SoundTestedOK!
EthernetTestedOK!
WirelessTestedOK!
BluetoothTestedProblems!
56K ModemTestedOK!
USBTestedOK!
FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderTestedOK!
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested
Fingerprint ReaderTestedOK!
CameraNot TestedOK!

Notes

You can enter any specific notes with running Linux on the Toshiba Satellite U400-U405 here.
I couldn´t make the bluetooth work its activate over software no key or button to activate it. fn keys not working for the on and off wireless devices.

Summary

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Everything else works just fine no problems with drivers nothing it was tested on ubuntu 8.04 and 8.10.


Discussion

mnicky, 2009/04/28 13:08

Maybe Bluetooth will work with omnibook module - see Portege M800 on this site.

Daniel Salinas, 2009/02/24 02:42

Bluetooth is not working on Ubuntu 8.04 and 8.10
if somebody know how to make it work please let me know!

thanks!

Pavel, 2009/05/13 16:31

Toshiba Satellite Pro U400 Bluetooth
I've got fixed it on my laptop.

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=316358
http://www.eoinmurphy.org/2009/01/10/omnibook-kernel-module/

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