Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. I’d like to get Lubuntu working. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Please try again now or at a later time. Sexually explicit or offensive language Spam: So after yanking a mouse off another desktop in the house, I started clicking around. I know there’s nothing wrong with the cable or the network, because just a few days before I’d been testing the older laptop with the same setup, and despite its graphics issues, it had no trouble getting the network to work.
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[SOLVED] Dell Inspiron – wired/Ethernet not working
Syem detects 3com ethernet adapter but does not detect cat5 cable when plugged in, just advises cable is unplugged. This inspironn helpful 0. Check for the chipset drivers required for the computer and install it. Try visiting the ethernet card manufacturer’s website and see if there is an updated driver for the device.
And etherndt that Firefox would not load a single website. Both my computer and this laptop were on the same switch, and mine had ‘net the whole time, so it really has me wondering what just happened, as rebooting from the Lubuntu disk the second time, the Internet is working.
This is the output of lspci which I could access thanks to Puppy Linux: So this time I grabbed the regular desktop version of Lubuntu and fired up the live environment to test.
I already putting Lubuntu on the older one, and am doubting my ability to get it to work: You’ll find discussions about fixing problems with computer hardware, computer software, Windows, virusessecurityas well as networks and the Internet. Promote cracked inspion, or other illegal content Offensive: May 12th, 2.
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Drivers for Dell Inspiron 2650 notebooks network cards
I inpiron not want to try to install Lubuntu on this if I can’t even get the ‘net working as they do use this computer, and would need to continue using it. CNET’s forum on computer help is the best source for finding the solutions to your computer problems.
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controlled Just to be sure, I tried booting off a Puppy Linux disc I’d had for testing the other laptop–and everything worked, Internet, mouse, keyboard, etc. Dell Inspiron Problem. Advertisements or commercial links.
Dell Inspiron 2650 laptop network card drivers
But without working Internet to start controlller, I’m doubting this. And if the drivers don’t fix it, then you may need to disable the current ethernet device and replace with an external ethernet card or such. Grif Hope this helps. So I need to be able to guarantee that I’ve found a solution for the ‘net before I actually install Lubuntu, or I’ll have to look elsewhere for a Linux solution.
I’d like to get Lubuntu working. I know there’s ddll wrong with the cable or the network, because just a few days before I’d been testing the older laptop with the same setup, and despite its graphics issues, it had no trouble getting the network to work. You are posting a reply to: