Here’s the output of lshw -C Network: When it works, it’s rock solid. Dell Latitude C has no sound on Slackware It just sits there trying to connect forever. 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. 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. Ubuntu, Mandriva, Redhat and Fedora Posts:

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This does not seam to happen with Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. Install drivers using firmware-binstaller I realise ehhernet this thread is now over 6 months old, but this may help if anyone has this problem in future: The eth1 output continues in a similar fashion for several hundred more lines.

All times are GMT Hello, Everyone – This is my first post ethenret 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.


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Dad decided ethdrnet wasn’t worth the trouble and just stuck WinXP back on the laptop, which works fine. Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web. 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.

You should then be able to select the appropriate network from the normal network list. If so, a new USB card might be the best way to go. Also, in the network manager menu, “Enable Wireless” is checked. It just never finishes trying to connect.

The C didn’t come with Wireless as standard, but has a slot for a mini-wireless card. Dell Latitude C won’t connect to any wireless network.

In that case post the output of Code:. Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux? You have no idea how happy I was when Firefox finally showed the Google home page!

Broadcom Corporation BCM Thanks, I tried the wifi again using the latest Damn Small Linux and an old Mandriva disk we had lying around. Having trouble installing a piece of hardware?


Ubuntu, Mandriva, Redhat and Fedora Posts: I could probably have installed the Windows driver which works like a champ with ndiswrapper, but oh well. If you have a reputable independent second-hand store nearby, that might be a place to look if latutude want to pursue this. Thanks for the update. But, I knew I was getting somewhere when I was able to get the laptop talking to the router.

Wireless was the Achilles heel of Linux for a long time.

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Please post the output of Code: As it turns out, you guys were oh-so-close 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. Whatever fits the task best Posts: WEP supported, bit key [ As the card was not included by default it may be that a different card was put in.

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