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Installing Kubuntu on Toshiba Satellite A80-121

Last updated: 27/01/2007

General Hardware Specifications of A80-121:

Hardware Components
Status under Edgy Eft (6.10)
Status under Feisty Fawn (7.04) (Testing)
Notes
Pentium 4-M Processor, 1.60 GHz (Speedstep) Works Works No special procedure required during installation.
15.4 TFT Display Works Works No special procedure required during installation.
Intel i915GM 16MB Video ( ATI Radeon M ) Works Works No special procedure required during installation
512MB, DDR-RAM, 1DIMMs Works Works No special procedure required during installation
80 GB Ultra ATA Hard Drive Works Works No special procedure required during installation
Integrated Network Card Marvell 88E8036 Works Works

In edgy, needed to compile a 2.6.19 kernel

In Feisty, No special procedure required during installation

Internal 56k Modem Doesn't Work Doesn't Work Given up
DVD+-RW Works Works No special procedure required during installation
Internal Intel IPW2200GB Wireless Networking Work Work Work out of the box with WEP
Battery Works Works No special procedure required during installation
AC97 Sound Card Works Works No special procedure required during installation

This laptop is operating under Kernel version 2.6.19 (Edgy) and 2.6.20-rc5 (Feisty)

Basic Installation of Kubuntu :
Setting up additional features for Kubuntu
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