Please post the output of Code:. Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. I’m not sure I see a wireless card in this list, though. I realise that this thread is now over 6 months old, but this may help if anyone has this problem in future: We were talking about this tonight at our pre-LUG meeting dinner. Ubuntu, Mandriva, Redhat and Fedora Posts: It just sits there trying to connect forever.

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If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Ubuntu, Mandriva, Redhat and Fedora Posts: The network manager sees wireless networks but won’t connect to them, and it doesn’t matter what kind of wireless security is on the network. Find More Posts by StinkyB. As it turns out, you guys were oh-so-close I’m not sure I see a wireless card in this list, though.

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Dell Latitude C640 laptop Wi-Fi device drivers

Dell Latitude C won’t connect to any wireless network. Visit the following links: If you need to reset your delk, click here. 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. Whatever fits the task best Posts: This does not seam to happen with But, I knew I was getting somewhere when I was able to get the laptop talking to the router.

Wif More Posts by frankbell View Blog. Having a problem logging in? Find More Posts by penguintutor. If you have a reputable independent second-hand store nearby, that might be a place to look if you want to pursue this. Thanks, I tried the wifi again using the latest Damn Small Linux and an old Mandriva disk vell had lying around.

Also, in the network manager menu, “Enable Wireless” is checked. I don’t know this for a fact, but the funky way it responds to various detection test leads me in that direction.

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They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. I realise that this thread is now over 6 months old, but this may help if anyone has this problem in future: Anyway, if any of this gives someone an idea on how to approach the problem from here, let me know.

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.

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All times are GMT End Edit If you can find a Windows driver for the card, maybe on the Dell site, ndiswrapper might work. The C didn’t come with Wireless as standard, but has a slot for a mini-wireless card. 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. The card typically used is a Dell branded card, but is based on the broadcom chipset. Wireless was the Achilles heel of Linux for a long time.

When it works, it’s rock solid. I have chopped it short for brevity.