Debian Linux on the Toshiba Libretto 100ct

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I got this little Toshiba Libretto for myself for Christmas as a tinkering project. I wanted a machine that I could use to experiment with a full installation of Linux. I also wanted to restrict myself to a command line interface only to internalize the use on the console.

With all this in mind, I bought my Libretto 100ct on ebay and proceeded to install Linux. I tried a number of different things, and referred to a bunch of different websites before I got things working. I am not going to go into all of the things I tried that failed. But once I got things working, I started over again to fix a few mistakes and documented the process.

Here is the quick list of what I did to install Debian GNU/Linux on the Libretto: