So this time I grabbed the regular desktop version of Lubuntu and fired up the live environment to test. With the wired cable plugged in. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Advertisements or commercial links. You are posting a reply to: Apparently it didn’t recognize the touchpad or keyboard, either.

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I do not want ethernwt 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.

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Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Please try again now or at a later time. Grif Hope this helps.

I know controlldr 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. Just replaced a hard drive, reloaded oem windows xp, downloaded drivers from dell website and installed in recommended order.

It loaded, filled the full screen I was so relieved, after my trouble with the other onebut my first sign of trouble was not being able to get the mouse pointer to work. May 12th, 3. Either that or a complete motherboard replacement.


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So this inspidon I grabbed the regular desktop version of Lubuntu and fired up the live environment to test. Sexually explicit or offensive language Spam: Check for the chipset drivers required for the computer and install it. You are reporting the following post: This is the output of lspci which I could access thanks to Puppy Linux: And discovered that Firefox would not load a single website.

So after yanking a mouse off another desktop in the house, I started clicking around. But without working Internet to start with, I’m doubting this. Since network and hardware are separate in these forums and I can pick up a basic keyboard somewhere else without any troubleI figured I’d ask for help solving the ‘net issue first.

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But I don’t know Puppy Linux I’ve only worked in Debian-based environments and am not comfortable trying to support that. Promote cracked software, or other illegal content Offensive: Syem detects 3com ethernet adapter but does not detect cat5 cable when plugged in, just advises cable is unplugged. Dell Inspiron Problem. I already putting Lubuntu on the older one, and am doubting my ability to get it to work: Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.

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Try visiting the ethernet card manufacturer’s website and see if there is an updated driver for the device. Did I miss something? If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. 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.

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