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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Toshiba Tecra A11 laptop.
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For full specifications see the Toshiba Tecra A11 specifications page.
|Name||Toshiba Tecra A11|
|Processor||Intel® Core i5
Intel® Core i7
|Screen||15.6” (1366×768) Widescreen
15.6” (1600×900) Widescreen
|RAM||Up to 8GB|
|HDD||250GB to 320GB|
|Graphics||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator HD
NVIDIA Quadro NVS 2100M
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
|Fingerprint Reader||Not Tested|
The NVIDIA Quadro NVS 2100M has not been tested yet, however judging by previous experience this should work fine with the latest NVIDIA prorpietary drivers.
The Intel GMA HD controller is quite new and not supported by most Linux distributions at the moment. If you are using Ubuntu 9.10 you can following this guide for getting the graphics working.
Some installation work may be required to get the Toshiba Tecra A11 working depending on your Linux distributions. Upcoming releases such as Ubuntu 10.04 and OpenSUSE 11.3 should solve this issue.