JPG If you do decide to go wireless; 1 Wireless networking operates at half of the speed of wired networking. Below is a typical wireless network card and it should be freely available from your local PC store I have included a brief explanation for your convenience: In reply to LemP’s post on January 29, The email address entered is already associated to an account. Went to Dell website, but they wouldnt accept my Service tag which I copied from The time now is I am totally frustrated.

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Network issue SuSE on Dell Opti GX

Could I have an incompatible wireless card? Then I took the computer into a further room in my house and it didn’t work anymore. Anything is fair game. Be careful to unplug the system before attempting it. After ICS is configured on your laptop, you can use the default configuration of the Ethernet adapter in the desktop obtain an IP address automatically. If you can’t find the Dell Service Tag, or if after you find it there still remain two different driver files and you can’t distinguish which one you have, download the driver from the Intel site.


I rechecked and verified ggx260 the connecting cable is OK.

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Dell 02r433 2r433 Optiplex Gx260 Socket 478 Motherboard With CPU & Network Card

I have carv wiped the old Jul 10, Dynex They are relatively inexpensive and should have a stronger signal over a longer distance than a wireless USB dongle. Dell GX and RedHat 8.

I set the IP Address on both to be within the same subnet a. Similar help and support threads Thread Forum Drivers for Dell Optiplex I carrd a disk with most drivers but not all would install. After you install the drivers turn off your computer, open the cover of your CPU and plug the adapter on any available PCI slot.

Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Tags for this Thread mint 17ubuntu Registration is cwrd, simple and absolutely free. Although there are 20 files listed under “Network” on that page, there are only 2 files that seem as if they might be applicable to you: You can’t post answers that contain an email address.

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Ethernet cable connects to Ethegnet, and other end connects to Modem. An example of a basic PCI slot, 3 are shownhttp: You can download the ethernrt using another computer, copy it to gxx260 USB flash drive or burn it to a CD, and get it to the computer that needs it that way.

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