Tags dell , wireless Thread Tools. That is apparently the actual card installed in the laptop. Dad decided it wasn’t worth the trouble and just stuck WinXP back on the laptop, which works fine. BB code is On. Connected [

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Dell Latitude C640 laptop Wi-Fi device drivers

You have no idea how happy I was when Firefox finally showed the Google home page! WEP supported, bit key [ Thought I’d tie up some loose ends on this thread.

Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux? To check what card is installed use the command: The time now is Last edited by frankbell; at All times are GMT 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.

Broadcom Corporation BCM 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.


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Dell Latitude C has no sound on Slackware Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Disconnected [ Hello, Everyone – This is my first post in this forum, and I feel compelled to reply as I would aifi have been able to get this resolved without the prior work of everyone else in this thread – thank you, all – beezum88, TobiSGD, frankbell, penguintutor.

I don’t think lsusb will help, but here it is: 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. This does not seam to happen with The C didn’t come with Wireless as standard, but has a slot for a mini-wireless card. Changed eth0 entry -from- iface eth0 inet static address Thanks for the update. Oh – and one more thing Dad decided it wasn’t worth the trouble and just stuck WinXP back on the laptop, which works fine.

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I’m not sure I see a wireless card in this list, though. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.

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Wireless interface physical id: 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. Delll you have a reputable independent second-hand store nearby, that might be a place to look if you want to pursue this.

Dell Latitude C won’t connect to any wireless network So my dad has an old Dell Latitude C that we’re trying to install linux on. Whatever fits the task best Posts: Any ideas on what we can do? The card typically used is a Dell branded card, but is based on the broadcom chipset.