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I just installed OpenSuse 11.3 on my Latitude D505 laptop and it seems as thought im missing the wireless driver. Any help? I have never used Linux before so i dont know what im doing, but any help is greatly appreciated.
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anyone have an idea?
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...never mind...
Edited by nlsthzn - 1/1/11 at 4:42am
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I just looked up the model and I think you most likely have an Intel 2200 card in there which should be well supported. You need the firmware package though. Try looking for "ipw2200" in your package manager.
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What the cow just said.

PS: This is the first time I've heard of openSUSE not having a WIFI driver. What version did you install? The full packages DVD should have covered this. If you did one of the minimal CDs then that might explain why you don't have it.
     
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