Wireless connection not working
A few weeks ago I asked for help concerning difficulties with the wireless connection of a Dell Inspiron 700m. At the time I had to squeeze Debian in 10 Gb of hard disk and 512 Mb of memory.
I've just upgraded the HD to 160 GB and memory to 2 GB. This allowed me to install a full desktop envinronment. Wifi, configured with Gnome's Network Manager, is now working like a charm.
Thanks to all for your help!
Gustavo J. Mata
On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 5:07 PM, Shaun Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 3:30 PM, Camaleón <email@example.com> wrote:
On Tue, 31 Jan 2012 16:47:30 -0430, Gustavo J Mata wrote:
> Hi, *I have installed Debian 6.03 in a Dell Inspiron 700m. My wireless
> connection is not working.
> I'm using the WCID network manager under the LXDE desktop manager. (I
> have 500 Mb of memory and 5.5 GB o disk space).
> My Linksys router is configured to use WAP 2 Personal security.
> Any hints?
Yes... what kind of wireless adapter does your computer use? Maybe you
need to install a closed firmware to get the card working :-?
*I know when I install xfce it uses wicd as well and I need to remove it and install gnome-networkmanager to get my wireless working. WICD does not even see my wireless network. *So figured it was a bug and I have the same router and same security configuration as you. So that would be my fix remove wicd and install network-manager.
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