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The best way to describe Toshiba's Satellite L300 is basic. It's a straightforward two-tone laptop in silver and black, and doesn't pretend to be "personalised" to your needs. There's no mess of multimedia buttons either, or a fingerprint scanner. In fact it's so basic, that it even comes with Windows Vista Home Basic — a huge blight which can fortunately be updated to Home Premium, and we suggest you take this path. The more audacious among you, we're sure, will order the machine with Home Basic, then nuke it and install Ubuntu.
A matte black keyboard sits nestled in a silver base, and a black trim above that houses the speakers and power button. The exhaust vent is on the left-hand side, so if you're a lefty and use an external mouse your hand could get a nice blast of hot air every now and then. And really, that's it.