Please post the output of Code: 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. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. The C didn’t come with Wireless as standard, but has a slot for a mini-wireless card.
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I have chopped it short for brevity. Anyway, if any of this gives someone wirelesss idea on how to approach the problem from here, let me know. Here’s the output of lshw -C Network: Find More Posts by beezum Any ideas on what we can do?
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. Some of the older members not older in years, older in Linux remembered wirdless such as wieeless, in which Linux saw the card and could not communicate with it, from the PCMCIA card days.
I’m not sure I see a wireless card in this list, though.
The eth1 output continues in a similar fashion for several hundred more lines. Hello, Everyone – This is my first post in this forum, and I feel compelled to reply as I would not have been able to get this resolved without the prior work of everyone else in this thread – thank you, all – beezum88, TobiSGD, frankbell, penguintutor.
Thanks for the update. The time now is Instead, I can see all the available networks, and choose one to attempt to connect to. Latihude 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 could probably have installed the Windows driver which works like a champ with ndiswrapper, but oh well.
Tags dellwireless Thread Tools. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. May it be that you have an USB wireless adapter?
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The Dell Latitude C640 laptop and linux
Basically, I was able to get this working through a combination of: As the card was not included by default it may be that a different card was put in. This does not seam to happen with Disconnected [ Last edited by frankbell; at Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Please post the output of Code: We were talking about this c40 at our pre-LUG meeting dinner.
I also went ahead and ran the wirelesz End Edit If you can find a Windows driver for the card, maybe on the Dell site, ndiswrapper might work. I’ve had it work for me on Slackware You should then latjtude able to select the appropriate network from the normal network list.
Dell Latitude C laptop and linux – Koos van den Hout
Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. 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.
Lagitude code is On.