Ubuntu Networking :: Dell D630 Latitude 11.04 Wifi Not Working
Jul 10, 2011
I just did a fresh wipe and install of Ubuntu 11.04 on my Dell D630 Latitude. I installed connected to the internet and ubuntu recognized I was missing firmware and I installed and rebooted. Now the "firmware missing" notice is gone but I don't know how to connect to my wifi. I can access internet with the ethernet cable.
This is the lspci:
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 Memory Controller Hub (rev 0c)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (primary) (rev 0c)
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (secondary) (rev 0c)
I feel like I just need to add the wifi network, but I don't know what info to put into the fields.
I have recently installed Ubuntu 9.10 but am unable to connect to any of the wireless networks. Network manager does not shows any of the available wireless networks and upon clicking the network connection icon, under Wireless networks category it shows "Device not ready".Following are the results of some of the commands :
iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. eth0 no wireless extensions. wmaster0 no wireless extensions.
I've installed successfully the ubuntu 9.10 netbook remix on my DELL Latitude 430.Everything work out of the box except the wifi, I cannot find a way to get working.Using the lshw command, I can see that the interface is listed, but status is disabled.On the Network Manager, status I get is device not ready.As a FYI, bluetooth seems working perfect (I've not tried to pair with any device)as this is the only roadblock I face before enjoying Ubuntu on my laptop.
I am running (K)Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 64bit on a Dell Latitude E6400, WiFi Card Intel 5100. Never had any problems with networking. Up to about 2 weeks ago. I do realize there have been quite a few posts with this network adaptor, but non really described the problem I have here.
What happens is that suddenly the WiFi LED on the computer stops blinking, the WiFi connection gets disrupted, and the device is not recognized anymore when checking ifconfig. Only cold restarting the machine helps then... it will work for a while (between 1 and 20 minutes) and then crash again.
On Windows 7 the card works perfectly fine. With Ubuntu 11.04 in Live CD mode I have the same effects (connection crashes after a while). Also tried booting an older kernel, no success.
My exact hardware:
I notived the following problems in /var/log/kern.log
Have an odd problem on a Dell Latitude 13 w/ a Intel WiFi 5100 card. The wifi antenna is disabled on startup into Ubuntu 10.04/64-bit. There's no hardware enable/disable that I can find.I have tried "sudo ifconfig wlan0 up" to enable it, the light for the wifi antenna comes on, but still no luck.I know the wifi works in Ubuntu, because if i load windows first, then reset into Ubuntu, once in a while it works just fine.
I've recently partitioned off a section of my hard drive to run Ubuntu from and I'm having trouble with the network connections. In my device manager of Windows 7, it lists that my network adapters are
1. DW1520 Wireless-N WLAN Half-Mini Card
2. Intel(R) 82577LM Gigabit Network Connection
Is there something I'm not doing right in order to allow me to connect to a wireless connection? Are these devices even enabled in Linux systems?
I have a 10 year old Dell Latitude CPx that has no ethernet or modem ports, and the only way to connect to the internet is the Dynex Wireless G DX-BNBC PCMCIA card. It came with Windows 98, and I put Xubuntu on it for a while. I believe it was Xubuntu 8 or 9. Back then I had no clue what to do whatsoever, so after a couple weeks removed it and put Windows 2000 on it. It worked, I used it for a while, but it was slow and 2000 took up a lot of space on the 12gb hard drive after all the updates. I left it forgotten and gathering dust for the past year.
Then a few days ago I discovered Lubuntu 10.10, and from what I've seen so far it is definitely a lot more compact and faster than 2000. However, the wireless card still won't work. It's somewhat recognized, because whenever I unplug it and plug it in a bubble pops up saying "you've been disconnected from the network"... which is odd, since it never says I'm connected, and says that the firmware is missing for this card. Anyway, I discovered something this time. By running "lspci -nn | grep -i 14e4":
make a wireless connection to an ATT 2wire router ESSID called "WIGGERS" that I do not control. My Dell D630 does connect successfully to other WPA broadcasts. I am running Natty (11.04) with the default Unity interface.iwconfig does see "WIGGERS", but the Network Connections application on the menu bar eventually times out and asks for the authentication code. When I put in the code, it still does not connect.I do successfully connect to "WIGGERS" using another laptop running Win XP so I know the code is correct. The Windows machine indicates that it is using:etwork authentication: WPA2-PSK Data encryption AESSomething that may be causing the problem is that the router is apparently putting out two signals (see iwlist output below). Both Cell 01 and Cell 02 have the same ESSID.Below I have pasted output from lspci, iwconfig, and iwlist:
I recently installed Ubuntu 9.10 a a Dell D610 that is running a broadcom BMC943 internal wifi adapter. I've tried installing the wifi drivers off of Dell's website using the ndisgtk gui setup. It appears that whenever I setup the driver the OS can't apply it. It states that the wifi adapter is not on or installed. Here is what I get when I run iwconfig and lspci -n.
iwconfig: lo no wireless extensions. eth0 no wireless extensions. lspci -n: 00:00.0 0600: 8086:2590 (rev 03) 00:02.0 0300: 8086:2592 (rev 03)
I've also edited the blacklist.conf file as well with no luck. I've spent 2 days trying to figure this out with no luck at all.
The funny thing is that it works fine in a Fedora installation, which has an older kernel and older drivers, on the same laptop. The fact that the indicator light doesn't come in when the physical switch is turned on suggests it's something to do with that switch.
ok basically i have a new dell inspiron n5010 with a broadcom 4313 wifi card. it doesnt work with ubuntu studio 10.10. I have the drivers all installed and it works on ethernet with the broadcom STA proprietry driver. if i disable this driver the eth doesnt work. but the driver shows its working (screenshot-1).
There is no pop up or anything in the task bar for detected wifi. i open the network settings and it shows up with a wifi option but i have to go into properties and manually type in what i have "the_den_meribel". which didn't work. (screenshot-2).
i have tried the other driver broadcom-sta-common and that doesnt make it work either. screenshot-3. i did try to install the "lp-pphhy" or whatever it is (seacrh for firmware-b43 in synaptic).
i have a list of results from what i have typed into the terminal: dell inspiron n5010
I just installed the 64-bit Kubuntu 11.04 and i've been having some issues getting the wifi to work. At first I went to additional drivers and activated the STA driver and restarted. After restarting when I went into the network manager and any option for wireless was disabled.
I just installed 11.04 on my Dell Latitude D620, and I'm not able to get an Ethernet connection. (Which in turn means I can't get wireless drivers.) Whenever I plug in an ethernet cable to the port and select auto eth0, the networking icon on Ubuntu's status bar flickers between the obtaining wifi animation and a spinning cursor. In a couple minutes I get the "wired network - disconnected" message.
I am running the latest version of arch linux on a Dell Latitude D420. So far everything has worked perfectly except the wireless. It seems that Arch does not even detect the wireless because ifconfig -a only gives me the loopback and eth0. I installed ndiswrapper as well as the drivers. lsmod | grep ndiswrapper shows that ndiswrapper is being loaded on boot. I tried to install the iwp3945 drivers, but they have become obsolete so pacman was unable to find them. I also tried installing the iwl3945 drivers as explained here [URL] but still no luck.
I have installed the wifidrivers needed to use the wifi on the 1018 in Ubuntu Netbook Edition. It works until I get asked to install 5 (Sorry, don't remember their name) more updates, now I can not see Wireless networks under the networkmanager, It does not help installing the driver again, and I can not remove it either. It says the driver is activated but not in use. Also note that in desktop mode I lost my other workspaces, I can not change what window is on top and the quit, minimize and full window on windows is not there anymore.
I just installed open suse 11.2 on a dell inspiron 6000 and i can not get the wifi card to work. Yast sees it, but that's about it. Ethernet works fine- hence the post.... any ideas? Model: intel pro wireless 2915abg calexico2.
I resued a Dell Latitude CPi D300XT that was getting tossed and have XP on it running a little slow but decent for basic web surfing. I saw a ..... video of someone that had Ubuntu Minimal with LXDE running on it. I could not find that but tryed Puppy Linux, Damn Small Linux, and Ubuntu 9 to 11.04 CD's in it and could not get them to to boot into the CD. I even just set the Dell to only boot from CD/DVD and would not boot any of them.
Does anyone know which Ubuntu or Linux distro I could try on a Dell Latitude CPi D300XT? The specs are Intel Pentium II 300 MHz, 256MB of RAM and 20 Gig Hard Drive.
I'd really like to start using Linux, but I don't know much about it. I tried installing Mandriva One 2010, but it apparently isn't compatible with my laptop. Does anybody know what would be a good distribution to use with an old Dell Latitude CPx? I'd like to get a free bootable CD one for starters, if possible. I mainly would like to use it for surfing the Web.
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After someone messed up the computer by putting XP half ass on it, it was built for windows 98 se. Now that i am working with an unformated hard drive. It doesn't like Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Windows NT, so I need to start somewhere and I need the answer fast, so i need to know what is the best linux distro for it. it is a Dell Latitide CPT c.
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this is my first post sorry if im not clear OK i downloaded Ubuntu 9.1 32bit burned it to a CD and popped it in my dell latitude c600 i was going to set it up to dual boot with xp i already have 2 partions so every thing was ready
i hit install and saw a Ubuntu symbol fading in and out after that i got a whole heap of i/o errors ranging from 350 to 500 for the first number, then a bit later it loaded up the busy cursor for Ubuntu on a black screen it then changed to a cross outline and no matter how long i let i go for i do not change at all off that the disc isn't the problem because it works on my desk top live and install