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The Dell Latitude C640 laptop and linux

Find More Posts by StinkyB. 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.

End Edit If you can find a Windows driver for the card, maybe on the Dell site, ndiswrapper might work. Join our community today! Find More Posts by beezum Jul 20, Dell Latitude C Notebook. If you need to reset your password, click here.

It’s worth a thousand words. I cannot find a wifi option on this laptop please help Posted by Jennifer Dixon on Jun 29, You should then be able to select the appropriate network from the normal network list.

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Instead, I can see all the available networks, and choose one to attempt to connect to. You can take it anywhere. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Find More Posts by frankbell. Wireless interface physical id: I have chopped it short for brevity. Basically, I was dsll to get this working through a combination of: Wireless was the Achilles heel wirelfss Linux for a long time.


I don’t know this for a fact, but the funky way it responds to various detection test leads delll in that direction. Update on CUbuntu-Wifi Success Thought I’d tie up some loose ends on this thread. If so, a new USB card might be the best way to go. Please assign your manual to a product: 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.

Posted on Jan 02, All wieless are GMT You have no idea how happy I was when Firefox finally showed the Wirelesx home page!

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Your answer needs to include more details to help people. The max point reward for answering a question is I have Dell Latitude model PP01L, Windows and is windows XP my problem is that when I try to connect to internet via ethernet my modem is connecting my router and my router is connecting Posted by Jennifer Dixon on Jun 29, Changed eth0 entry -from- iface eth0 wireleds static address Dad decided it wasn’t worth the trouble and just stuck WinXP back on the laptop, which works fine.


If you get a good stable connection might need to pick up a new router. Good luck Davey Snake! If there is a wireless card and it has a yellow? Wirreless the output of lshw -C Network:

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