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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Need help setting up wireless internet

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  • bil Jeschke
    I found 1 review that says it is winblows only, but that was from Oct, 2003.
    Message 1 of 2 , Dec 25, 2004
      I found 1 review that says it is winblows only, but that was from Oct, 2003.
      Another said the reltek drivers might work on it, but that thread did not post if
      that worked.
      The homepage lists only m$ support.
      You might have to return it and get one from a more suppored manufacturer.

      --- Christopher <crboorman@...> wrote:

      > I'm running Mandrake 10.1 on a Dell Latitude CpxJ650 with KDE. I'm
      > using an Ashton Digital AirDash wireless USB stick. It does not appear
      > on Harddrake as one of my devices. I attempt to add a wireless
      > connection where I'm prompted to choose the only option of "manually
      > load a driver". Each driver I select has the same effect. I'm prompted
      > to choose between autoprobing and manually configuring. Choosing
      > autoprobe generates a series of dialog boxes that open and close so
      > fast I cannot read them. Then I'm right back to "manually load a
      > driver again".
      > When attempting to use "Manage Connections", wlan0 appears in a drop
      > down list, but no information appears on the rest of the screen.
      > Choosing eth0 brings back tabs like TCP/IP.
      > What should I be doing to get this wireless USB stick working? Any
      > help would be appreciated.

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