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Old 08-09-2009, 07:02 PM   #1
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Unhappy Can i install Ubuntu 9.04 on my Toshiba L300 - 1A6 and all hardware working?

Can i install Ubuntu 9.04 on my Toshiba L300 - 1A6 and all hardware working???

I have Toshiba L300 - 1A6 (intel pentium dual T3200 @ 2.00GHz; 4GB RAM, intel GMA 4500M ; Realtek HD audio; Synaptics PS/2 Port Touch Pad; Chicony USB 2.0 Camera; Network adapters: Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller, Realtek RTL8187B Wireless 802.11b/g USB 2.0 Network Adapter) i have the original Ubuntu 9.04 CD :-D and when i use live cd i get this error on boot time "unsupported PM cap regs version (7)"... and i think that i have problems with my touch pad because sometimes i can't use click on my touch pad, it works when i use click buttons under my touch pad... i have problems with my ADSL internet, i never try wirelles but when i turn it on it finds my neighbour wirelles... If i can install, please tell me if there is some fix for this hardware issues... I don't check my hardware temperature, i find that there is some problems too...
Old 08-09-2009, 07:25 PM   #2
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According to this:

And this:

And most of the other pages I found by Googling 'toshiba l300 linux', it seems like you can.
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Originally Posted by jrtayloriv View Post
According to this:

And this:

And most of the other pages I found by Googling 'toshiba l300 linux', it seems like you can.
for other l300 models but for 1A6 becouse is new, i find that there is problems with cooler and cpu and others hardware that warm. I like everything to work right. Windows Vista is very fast on my laptop it boots fast, faster than ubuntu, touch pad is working great, and all other hardware
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When in doubt, try a live CD or USB Key version. I've been testing several makes and models of laptops using a Ubuntu 9.04 on a bootable USB key. I used the instructions on Pendrive Linux for setting mine up. I highly recommend setting up one of your own for testing.
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Hi -

1. As the previous poster's already said, you should be fine with Ubuntu.

2. If there are any doubts (and with computers, there are *always* doubts ;-)), the suggestion about trying a Live CD is an excellent one. Go for it!

3. Finally, the "PM" in the message is "Power Management". It's essentially a non-issue. You can read more details here:

'Hope that helps .. PSM


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