Originally Posted by TBasinger I got it work’n. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. I have posted about Broadcom WLAN cards on here elsewhere, but before going there, let’s figure out exactly what you have first. Tried different combinations of commands and got no output information other then the help listing. I do have a button that has an i on it but that is it.

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[Resolved itself] Wireless issues

So I tried the install thing you said fruemobile do. This is what I got when I ran lspci Code: By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

March 02, This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Anyway, if you want to stick with the internal card I’ll do my best to help, but it’s looking like a fairly steep hill to climb and even if we get to the top of the hill you’re STILL without support for WPA2 networks.

Which I guess I am not understanding. Hey Thanks for the help.

Dell TrueMobile 1150 PC Card

But after I did an update that stopped doing that. The time now is It looks as though apt was already running when you attempted the installation.


Dell Truemobile on Mandrake 9. In fact I went on the forum and had to ask for help because it would connect and then lose connection and then reconnect again then repeat.

Before I upgraded to Feisty Fawn I was using 6. Ok great all that information sounds truempbile and I really appreciate the help.

truemoible Having a USB dongle sticking out of the back of the system is admittedly not very suave – but on the other hand, it works! If you can get rfkill installed and run the “list” command see my previous post that may help us diagnose the problem. Ok Managed to get the cd to load up.

If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Hi, ohjrson You mentioned that you had run Zorin OS and wireless was working. Download your free copy of Linux Lite today. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

I have found that there are long-standing problems with the Truemobile card see for example https: It has on most every other older Dell I’ve come across.

If you pick the right device it’s going to be a lot less trouble than banging on with the Truemobile card.


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On the lspci output – yes, the kernel is still not “seeing” your wifi card. Last thing – since the kernels in both Linux Lite and Zorin are not identifying the card it could also be that the card has stopped working. All times are GMT We’ll need to do more work unfortunately. Longer term you could take N4RPS’s advice and look around for a mini-PCI card with a different wireless chipset that would work with your system. Author Read times. Thanks and thanks for hanging in!

Originally Posted by TBasinger I got it work’n. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. First, if your laptop has a hardware switch for wifi on Dell systems usually truemohile the left side of the machine make sure it is in the “on” position.

Since Dell almost always uses Broadcom chipsets in their wireless cards, would you truemmobile posting the output of lspci so we can double-check on the chipset?