WEP supported, bit key [ 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. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. According to the specs PDF , it came with Dell-branded wireless card, but, I was unable to track down in the time I was willing to devote to it who manufactured the card for Dell. 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. If the card were completely disabled, I don’t think wireless networks would even show up in the list. Having trouble installing a piece of hardware?

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Feedback If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? For warranty information about this product, please click here. Terms and conditions apply. I looked this up on Google, though, and it looks like a card that you need to stick in a PC card slot, wirelezs something that would be built in to the laptop.


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The network manager sees wireless networks but won’t connect to them, and it doesn’t matter what wieeless of wireless security is on the network.

Also, in the network manager menu, “Enable Wireless” is checked. 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.

Write a customer review. Dad decided it wasn’t worth the trouble and just stuck WinXP back on the laptop, which works fine. Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: Some of the older members not older in years, older in Linux remembered situations such as this, in which Deol saw the card and could not communicate with it, from the PCMCIA card days.

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Are you new to LinuxQuestions. 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. If you have the broadcom-sta-common package installed it blacklists the b43 driver which is required for wireless.


I’ve had it work for me on Slackware We also followed the instructions in this thread http: Get to Know Us. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. See all 3 reviews. Find More Posts by frankbell View Blog.

But, I knew I was getting somewhere when I was able to get the laptop talking to the router. Please post the output of Code: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Dell Latitude C640 Wifi Cards

Update on CUbuntu-Wifi Success Thanks, I tried the wifi again using the latest Damn Small Linux and an old Mandriva disk we had lying around. Changed eth0 entry -from- iface eth0 inet static address See and discover other items: The C didn’t come with Wireless as standard, but has a slot for a mini-wireless card.

That is apparently the actual card installed in the laptop.

Visit the following links: Broadcom Corporation BCM Wirelees of 3 reviews. We were talking about this tonight at our pre-LUG meeting dinner. See offer for details.

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