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This is a guide to running Linux with the Toshiba Qosmio G25 laptop. The G25 is a fairly large and powerful notebook with a good high resolution screen.
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 DynaBook Qosmio G25|
|Processor||Intel Pentium-M processor 760 2GHz|
|Graphics||NVIDIA GeForce 6600|
|Network||10/100 Ethernet, Intel 2915 802.11g Wireless, Bluetooth|
|Other||4 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire, TV Tuner|
|Sound||Yes||Use the snd-intel8x0 module|
|Wireless||Yes||Use the ipw2200 module|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
|TV Tuner||Not Tested|
For the GeForce 6600 graphics found in the G25 you may use either the open source 'nv' module or NVIDIA's proprietary 'nvidia' module. For further installation details about the nvidia driver you can view our Configuring a nVidia graphics chip guide.
Linux on the Toshiba DynaBook Qosmio G25 is well supported and runs perfectly. No issue were encountered with the installation of Linux on the G25.