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Installing Ubuntu 7.04 on Toshiba U205-S5057

Last updated: [05-04-2007]

General Hardware Specifications of Toshiba U205-S5057 :

Hardware Components
Status under Linux
Notes
Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU T5500 @ 1.66GHz Works No special procedure required during installation.
12.1 SXGA+ TFT Display Works Automatically detected
Graphics Media Accelerator 950 Works Automatically detected
1024MB Works No special procedure required during installation
160GB(5400 RPM) Serial-ATA (SATA) hard disk drive; 9.5mm height Works No special procedure required during installation
IntelĀ® PRO/100 Network Connection - 10/100 Base-TX Ethernet Works No special procedure required during installation
Wireless LAN IntelĀ® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG (802.11a/b/g) Works with the restricted drivers No special procedure required during installation
Internal V.92 Modem Not tested Should work
DVD SuperMulti (+/-R double layer) drive supporting Works No special procedure required during installation
6-cell (4700mAh) rechargeable, removable Lithium Ion (Li-Ion) battery pack Works No special procedure required during installation
59 WHr Lithium-Ion Battery Works No special procedure required during installation
Sound Card Works

No special procedure required

Fingerprint Reader Works with Additional configuration Configuration detailed below

$uname -a
Linux tanglangla 2.6.20-15-generic #2 SMP Sun Apr 15 06:17:24 UTC 2007 x86_64 GNU/Linux
Laptop Pic

Basic Installation of Ubuntu 7.04
Setting up additional features for Ubuntu 7.04
Resolved issues
Configuration Files
Specific Information
  • cpuinfo
  • jsr@tanglangla:~$ cat /proc/cpuinfo 
    processor       : 0
    vendor_id       : GenuineIntel
    cpu family      : 6
    model           : 15
    model name      : Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU         T5500  @ 1.66GHz
    stepping        : 2
    cpu MHz         : 1000.000
    cache size      : 2048 KB
    physical id     : 0
    siblings        : 2
    core id         : 0
    cpu cores       : 2
    fpu             : yes
    fpu_exception   : yes
    cpuid level     : 10
    wp              : yes
    flags           : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm syscall lm constant_tsc pni monitor ds_cpl vmx est tm2 ssse3 cx16 xtpr lahf_lm
    bogomips        : 3330.00
    clflush size    : 64
    cache_alignment : 64
    address sizes   : 36 bits physical, 48 bits virtual
    power management:
    
  • lspci
  • 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/PM/GMS/940GML and 945GT Express Memory Controller Hub (rev 03)
    00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
    00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
    00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Audio Controller (rev 02)
    00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 1 (rev 02)
    00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 3 (rev 02)
    00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI #1 (rev 02)
    00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI #2 (rev 02)
    00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI #3 (rev 02)
    00:1d.3 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI #4 (rev 02)
    00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 02)
    00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev e2)
    00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801GBM (ICH7-M) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 02)
    00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801GBM/GHM (ICH7 Family) Serial ATA Storage Controller IDE (rev 02)
    02:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection (rev 02)
    03:08.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation PRO/100 VE Network Connection (rev 02)
    03:0b.0 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCIxx12 Cardbus Controller
    03:0b.1 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Texas Instruments PCIxx12 OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Controller
    03:0b.2 Mass storage controller: Texas Instruments 5-in-1 Multimedia Card Reader (SD/MMC/MS/MS PRO/xD)
    03:0b.3 Generic system peripheral [0805]: Texas Instruments PCIxx12 SDA Standard Compliant SD Host Controller
    
    
    Here is a screen shot with the Desktop effects running Screenshot
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    Laptop in general - build, hardware etc.

    Excellent Laptop for the price, nice cute and small. excellent display with true brite, light weight. now I can carry it around with me on my small backpack on my motorcycle trips! everything works under Linux. I am really pleased with this Laptop.



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