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Dell Latitude C640 laptop network card drivers

Having a problem logging in? In earlier versions of Ubuntu this was installed as long when installing system updates as long as the laptop was connected to the Internet at the time ie by ethernet cable.

Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Instead, I can see all the available networks, and choose one to attempt to etjernet to. That is apparently the actual card installed in the laptop.

Connected [ BB code is On. Also, in the network manager menu, “Enable Wireless” is checked.

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If you have the broadcom-sta-common package installed it blacklists the b43 driver which is required for wireless. We were talking about this tonight at our pre-LUG meeting dinner.

Broadcom Corporation BCM Find More Posts by frankbell View Blog. It just etherhet there trying to connect forever. Tags dellwireless Thread Tools.

Linux for Dell Latitude C Anyway, if any of this gives someone an idea on how to approach the problem from here, let me know. Join our community today! Dad decided it wasn’t worth the trouble and just stuck WinXP back on the laptop, which works fine.

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I could probably have installed the Windows driver which works like a champ with ndiswrapper, but oh well. Dell Latitude C won’t connect to any wireless network So ethernnet dad has an old Dell Latitude C that we’re trying to install linux on.

So my dad has an old Dell Latitude C that we’re trying to install linux on. Any suggestions for a linux-compatible wireless NIC that I can stick in one of the slots? The C didn’t come with Wireless as ethrenet, but has a slot for a mini-wireless card.


If so, a new USB card might be the best way to go. 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. Oh – and one more thing I realise that this thread is now over 6 months old, but this may help if anyone has this problem in future: The time now is If the card were completely disabled, I don’t think wireless networks would ethhernet show up in the list.

Ubuntu, Lxtitude, Redhat and Fedora Posts: I have chopped it short for brevity. This does not seam to happen with Thanks for the update.

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