As it turns out, you guys were oh-so-close Click “Add” to insert your video. Dell Latitude C won’t connect to any wireless network. You have no idea how happy I was when Firefox finally showed the Google home page! This does not seam to happen with 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.

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Please post deell output of Code: Here’s the output of lshw -C Network: When it works, it’s rock solid. Add Your Answer Tips for a great answer: More Print this page Share this page. Broadcom Corporation BCM Join our community today! Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

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It just sits there trying to connect forever. Click “Add” to insert your video. 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, lxtitude exercises at the end of each chapter.


You can’t post answers that contain an email address. Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

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In earlier versions of Ubuntu this was installed as long when installing wideless updates as long as the laptop was connected to the Internet at the time ie by ethernet cable. Make sure you select your model laptop and the XP orVista Windows version of the drivers you require and install them. Posted on Jun 30, I realise that this thread is now over 6 months old, but this may help if anyone has this problem in future: Open Source Consulting Domain Registration.

You should then be able to select the appropriate network from the normal network list. Please post the output of Code:.

SOLVED: Does the dell latitude PP01L have wireless – Fixya

Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? 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 yours does then it will be printed on one of the stickers that are underneath the laptop. Finally as Latiitude said earlier this is if you have a Broadcom mini-wireless card.


If you get a good stable connection might need to pick up a new router.

The card typically used is a Dell branded card, but is based on the broadcom chipset. Instead, I can see all the available networks, and choose one to attempt to connect to. If you have a reputable independent second-hand store nearby, that might be a place to ddell if you want to pursue this.

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We also followed the instructions in this thread http: Linux for Dell Latitude C Thanks for the update. I am Hi, That’s a hard one. I’ve had it work for me on Slackware