I hope this helps with your problem. So anything not too complicated as I still don’t understand Linux near as much as I do Windows. I hadn’t thought about the firewall but I can check it out and see if I can connect. 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 wonder if you are entering the proper encryption key for your router?
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Dell Latitude D600 Intel PRO/Wireless Network Connection Driver A15
I can’t say as I am still new to it although I have looked at many different flavors and distributions out there. I hope this helps with your problem.
Sometimes things get dropped from newer kernels and older kit won’t function anymore. If you lztitude the WindowsXP. Hi thank you for your help this was a latitjde install of Linux and I don’t remember turning the wireless off. So I know for sure that it works with Windows XP and would if the driver was right for this in Linux.
I unfortunately can’t connect to any of them even if I had the key. Any way to fix the driver?
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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. Home Help Search Login Register. Hi I know my wireless ingel works completely in sending and receiving to my router as I have had it set up with Windows XP and it works fine.
Please login or register. Press the “F2” key once while holding the Function key. I hadn’t thought about the connectin but I can check it out and see if I can connect. So please make your explanations as uncomplicated as possible.
I 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 latitue a big problem. 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.
Dell Latitude D Intel PRO/Wireless Network Connection Driver A15 – New – Win 2K, Win XP
Must be something wrong with how the software is pro/woreless as I can see networks so I know it wasn’t off. Maybe Linux works differently? Thanks to everyone who came to my aid I will keep this open in case anyone else wants to comment. The F2 key is located on the topmost row of keys on the Dell keyboard. Waldo You are absolutely right.
So I fixed it I also installed all of the ndiswrappers and all of the wireless stuff I could find so between that connnection changing the key to WEP I finally fixed it. Press the F2 key again to turn off Wi-Fi on the Dell laptop. This by the way was a test to see how Linux would work with this laptop using another hard drive I have for it. Thank you for your help! I wonder if you are entering the proper encryption key for your router? If there’s a harder way to do something I’ll probably find it.
Taking a quick look on the net found these references. I know wired to the router I can connect directly to the internet but not wireless presently. So anything not too complicated as I still don’t understand Linux near as much as I do Windows.
Maybe you could try a different kernel,possibly an older one. Hi I thought I would update this.
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. Manuals for D http: One is to the manuals available from Dell, the other is from a site called eHow, which I intfl gotten good info from in the past. OldGuy Hero Member Posts: