Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux? Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. If the card were completely disabled, I don’t think wireless networks would even show up in the list. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.
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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. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.
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Find More Posts by frankbell View Blog. Find More Posts by frankbell. Instead, I can see all the available networks, and choose one to attempt to connect to. So my dad has an old Dell Latitude C that we’re trying to install linux on. When it works, it’s rock solid. As the card was not included by default it may be that a different card was put in. BB code is On. Join our community today!
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Anyway, if any of this gives someone an idea on how to approach the problem from here, let me know. If the card were completely disabled, I don’t think wireless networks would even show up in the list.
Thanks, I tried the wifi again using the latest Damn Small Linux and an old Mandriva disk we had lying around. If you know anyone who has a USB wireless card, it would be worth a shot to borrow it see if it can be made to work.
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. Dell Latitude C has no sound on Slackware 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.
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. Any ideas on what we can do?
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Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. In that case post the output of Code: Last edited by frankbell; at It just sits there trying to connect forever.
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