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This is a guide to running Linux with the Toshiba Tecra M7 laptop. The M7 is a tablet system with some good internal components.
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 Tecra M7|
|Processor||Intel Core Duo T2400 1.83Ghz|
|Graphics||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950|
|Network||10/100/1000 Ethernet, Intel 3945 802.11g Wireless|
|Other||4 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire, Fingerprint Reader, Tablet|
|Sound||Yes||Use the snd-hda-intel module|
|Wireless||Yes||Use the Madwifi module|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
|Fingerprint Reader||Not Tested|
The native screen resolution of the M7 is 1400×900, however due to the way the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 functions this resolution would not be usable right away. For more information you can view our Configuring the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900 and 950 guide.
Minor configuration work was required to get the Toshiba Tecra M7 working properly under Linux. After this extra configuration the M7 works fine.