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Old 05-02-2003, 12:59 PM   #1
solar_neutrino
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Question linux on a toshiba satellite 1130-Z23 notebook


hi there!

i am thinking about buying a

TOSHIBA SATELLITE 1130-Z23

notebook. is there anybody who has experiences with running linux on such hardware and can tell whether this is possible at all?

thanks a lot!
 
Old 05-02-2003, 01:03 PM   #2
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It's possible to run Linux on just about anything from a 386 on up. What kind of CPU/RAM/HDD does it have?

If it's an older laptop (486 or early Pentium), there are a number of good minimal Linux distros you could try, such as Vector Linux or MuLinux. If it's a Pentium/AMD 200Mhz or greater with a fair amount of RAM (32+), you could put just about any distro on it. It kind of depends what you want to use it for.
 
Old 05-04-2003, 09:34 PM   #3
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I've been running Debian for years on a Toshiba Satellite 2670DVD - quite a bit older and slower than the 1130-Z23, so you shouldn't have any problems. Definitely have a look at www.linux-laptop.net for any info, particularly XF86Config files (I don't think your model is there, but a related one would probably help).

Cheers,

Mike
 
  


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