Find More Posts by StinkyB. In that case post the output of Code: Some of the older members not older in years, older in Linux remembered situations such as this, in which Linux saw the card and could not communicate with it, from the PCMCIA card days. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux? For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.
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Dell Latitude C640 laptop Wi-Fi device drivers
If the card were completely disabled, I don’t think wireless networks would even show up in the list. In earlier versions of Ubuntu this was installed as long when installing system updates as long as the laptop was connected to the Internet at the time ie by ethernet cable. I then opened the wifi card cover on the laptop don’t know why I didn’t do this sooner and copied down everything that was on there.
If you have the broadcom-sta-common package installed it blacklists the b43 driver which is required for wireless. The one I used for years before I moved back home to Virginia used to sell grab-bag used stuff for five dollars with no guarantee, of course.
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Disconnected [ They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. I also went ahead and ran the following: Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Changed eth0 entry -from- iface eth0 inet static address Open Source Consulting Domain Registration.
I looked this up on Google, though, and it looks like a card that you need to stick in a PC card slot, not something that would be built in to the laptop. Visit the following links: If you need to reset your password, click here.
According to the specs PDFit came with Dell-branded wireless card, but, I was unable to track down in the time I was willing to devote to it who manufactured the card for Dell.
Any suggestions for a linux-compatible wireless NIC that I can stick in one of the slots? All times are GMT Connected [ It just sits there trying to connect forever. Dell Latitude C won’t connect to any wireless network So my dad has an old Dell Latitude C that we’re trying to install linux on. Some of the older members not older in years, older in Linux remembered situations such as this, in which Linux saw the card and could not communicate with it, from the PCMCIA card days.
You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. I could probably have installed the Windows driver which works like a champ with ndiswrapper, but oh well.
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I don’t think lsusb will help, but here it is: Thanks, I tried the wifi again using the latest Damn Small Linux and an old Mandriva disk we had lying around. Any ideas on wiif we can do?
If so, a new USB card might be the best way to go. Instead, I can see all the available networks, and choose one to attempt to connect to.
Dad decided it wasn’t worth the trouble and just stuck WinXP back on the laptop, which works fine. Here’s the output of lshw -C Network: Ad-hoc demo mode supported [