Hi thank you for your help this was a new install of Linux and I don’t remember turning the wireless off. I hope this helps with your problem. OldGuy Hero Member Posts: Maybe you could try a different kernel,possibly an older one. If you have the WindowsXP.
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Press the “F2” key once while holding the Function key. I tried adjusting the firewall a while ago and still no luck I can see my router and I was able to put in my wep key but it still will not connect. I hope this helps with your problem.
So I fixed it I also installed all of the ndiswrappers and all of the wireless stuff I could find so between that and changing the key to WEP Conjection finally fixed it. This by the way was a test to see how Linux would work with this laptop using another hard drive I have for it.
One is to the manuals available connectioon Dell, the other is from a site called eHow, which I have gotten good info from in the past. I can’t say as I am still new to it although I have looked at many different flavors and distributions out there.
If you have the WindowsXP.
Dell Latitude D Wireless not connecting(solved)
So please make your explanations as uncomplicated as possible. Must be something wrong with how the software is written as I can see networks so I know it wasn’t off. Manuals for D http: Thank you for your help! Hi thank you for your help this was rell new install of Linux and I don’t remember turning the wireless off. Maybe you could try a different kernel,possibly an older one.
I unfortunately can’t connect to any of them even if Latittude had the key. Please login or register. Any way to fix the driver?
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January 23, So anything not too complicated as I still don’t understand Linux near as much as I do Windows. OldGuy Hero Member Posts: Inetl do have an ethernet port and I am able to directly plug into my router so using my laptop in my basement office is not a problem but if I want to move the laptop anywhere else it then becomes a big problem.
Waldo You are absolutely right. Hi I know my wireless card works completely in sending and receiving to my router as I have had it set up with Windows XP and it works fine.
Dell Latitude D600 Intel PRO/Wireless Network Connection Driver A15
I hadn’t thought about the firewall but I can check it out and see if I can connect. Sometimes things get dropped from newer kernels and older kit won’t function anymore. I wonder if you are entering the proper encryption key for your router? I know from using Windows though that the firewall is always on even wired it stays on as it has questioned downloads at least in Windows 7.
If there’s a harder way to do something I’ll probably find it.
The F2 key is located on the topmost row of keys on the Dell keyboard. Taking a quick look on the net cell these references. Home Help Search Login Register. Latitdue to everyone who came to my aid I will keep this open in case anyone else wants to comment.
I don’t even think you can do that with Linux and the FN key that controls the functions at the top of the keyboard.
Hi I thought I would update dekl. So I know for sure that it works with Windows XP and would if the driver was right for this in Linux.
Press the F2 key again to turn off Wi-Fi on the Dell laptop. Maybe Linux works differently?