Dell Latitude C won’t connect to any wireless network. Changed eth0 entry -from- iface eth0 inet static address Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux? Finally as I said earlier this is if you have a Broadcom mini-wireless card. You have no idea how happy I was when Firefox finally showed the Google home page! Connected [ If the card were completely disabled, I don’t think wireless networks would even show up in the list.

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Please post the output of Code:. WEP supported, bit key [ Please post the output of Code: Any suggestions for a linux-compatible wireless NIC that I can stick in one of the slots?

It just sits there trying to connect forever.

May it be that you have an USB wireless adapter? We were talking about this tonight at our pre-LUG meeting dinner. The C didn’t come with Wireless as standard, but has a slot for a mini-wireless card.


C60 [ When it doesn’t, it doesn’t. Having a problem logging in? In that case post the output of Code:. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Tags dellwireless Thread Tools. Visit the following links: I also went ahead and ran the following: The eth1 output continues in a similar fashion for several hundred more lines.

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Basically, I was able to get this working through a combination of: 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. End Edit If you can find a Windows driver for the card, maybe on the Dell site, ndiswrapper might work.

Thought I’d tie up some loose ends on this thread. Update on CUbuntu-Wifi Success I have chopped it short for brevity. If you’d like to contribute content, let ddell know.

Dell Latitude C won’t connect to any wireless network

I don’t know this for a fact, but the funky way it responds to various detection test leads me in that direction. Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? 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.


Also, in the network manager menu, “Enable Wireless” is checked. All times are GMT Linux for Dell Latitude C If so, a new USB card might be the best way to go.

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