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Toshiba S55-C

Author(s)

Algot Runeman (algot.runeman@verizon.net)

Introduction

One of the Satellite series of laptops.

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Specifications

NameToshiba S55-C
ProcessorIntel(R) Core(TM) i7-5500U CPU @ 2.40GHz
Screen15.6 inch diagonal - 1366 x 768px
RAM12GiB
HDD1TB
Optical DriveDVD-RAM Writer
GraphicsIntel HD 5500
NetworkRealtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet, Intel Wireless 7265, Controller(Ethernet, Wireless, Bluetooth)

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYesHandles KDE Plasma with ease
HDDYes
Optical DriveYes
GraphicsYes
SoundYes
EthernetYes
WirelessYesIntel Wireless 7265
BluetoothNot Tested
56K ModemNoComments
USBYesUSB Bootable
FirewireNo
Card ReaderYes
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested
CameraYes

Notes

Able to run Firefox with a dozen open tabs, Inkscape, GIMP, Atom text editor, Konsole (terminal), Spectacle (screen capture), Thunderbird, Gwenview (image viewer) simultaneously with some RAM available. Hard disk swap file has never kicked in.

Summary

Works smoothly with Ubuntu Unity 16.04 and KDE Plasma 16.04 and 18.04.

toshiba_toshiba_s55c.txt · Last modified: 2018/09/14 23:39 by algot