Here’s the output of lshw -C Network: Please post the output of Code: Anyway, if any of this gives someone an idea on how to approach the problem from here, let me know. Instead, I can see all the available networks, and choose one to attempt to connect to. Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

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Also, in the network manager menu, “Enable Wireless” is checked. As the card was not included by default it may be that a different card was put in.

That is apparently the actual card installed in the laptop. If you need to reset your password, click here. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Find More Posts by frankbell.


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The time now is Here’s the output of lshw -C Network: You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. In that case post the output of Code:. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. BB code is On. So my dad has an old Dell Latitude C that we’re trying to install linux on.

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. If the card were completely disabled, I don’t think wireless networks would even show up in the list.

I’ve had it work for me on Slackware I have chopped it short for brevity. Wireless was the Achilles heel of Linux for a long time.

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The eth1 output continues in a similar fashion for several hundred more lines. We were talking about this tonight at our pre-LUG meeting dinner. Changed eth0 entry -from- sthernet eth0 inet static address Oh – and one more thing Etjernet post the output of Code: 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.


Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. You should then be able to select the appropriate network from the normal network list.

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Thought I’d tie up some loose ends on this thread. Dell Latitude C has no sound on Slackware If you have a reputable independent second-hand store nearby, that might be a place to look if you want to pursue this. Visit the following links: This does not f640 to happen with