Anyway, if any of this gives someone an idea on how to approach the problem from here, let me know. If so, a new USB card might be the best way to go. 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. Disconnected [ 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.

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If you have a reputable independent second-hand store wiri, that might be a place to look if you want to pursue this. Find More Posts by penguintutor. As it turns out, you guys were oh-so-close If the card were completely disabled, I don’t think wireless networks would even show up in the list. We also followed the instructions in this thread http: All times are GMT I’m not sure C6640 see a wireless card in this list, though.


It just never finishes trying to connect. Find More Posts by beezum Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.

Dell Latitude C640 Wifi Cards

I also went ahead and ran the following: Any ideas on what we can do? Dell Latitude C has no sound on Slackware May it be that you have an USB wireless adapter? F640 More Posts by frankbell View Blog. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.

Dell Latitude C won’t connect to any wireless network

Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. It just sits there trying to connect forever. Wireless was the Achilles heel of Linux for a long time. Please post the output of Code: Find More Posts by frankbell.

Dell Latitude C640 laptop Wi-Fi device drivers

Find More Posts by StinkyB. 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. Thanks for the update.

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.


Finally as I said earlier this is if you have a Broadcom mini-wireless card.

Ubuntu, Mandriva, Redhat and Fedora Cc640 Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux? Here’s the output of lshw -C Network: I looked this up on Google, though, and it looks like a card that you need to stick in a PC card slot, not something that would be built in to the laptop.

In that case post the output of Code:. Visit the following links: Linux for Dell Latitude C Bus Device We were talking about this tonight at sifi pre-LUG meeting dinner.

The time now is