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How to connect Dell Inspiron wirelessly with Puppy 525?
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topaz

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PostPosted: Tue 27 Nov 2012, 11:40    Post_subject:  How to connect Dell Inspiron wirelessly with Puppy 525?
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Hi all
Trying to connect wireless on dell Dell Inspiron N5030
The chip is AR9285

I am on ubuntu at the mo and want to use puppy.

Have got puppy 525

Thanks in advance.
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topaz

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PostPosted: Tue 27 Nov 2012, 12:40    Post_subject:  

Hi
Extra info
0c:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Atheros Communications Inc. AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) [168c:002b] (rev 01)

ta!!
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PostPosted: Tue 27 Nov 2012, 16:53    Post_subject:  

Solved
After trying to connect a blue cross appeared on the internet icon. Seems that indicated that the wireless switch was not turned on. After lots of installs had never seen that blue cross before!!!!

PS how do i mark a thread solved????????
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npierce

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PostPosted: Tue 27 Nov 2012, 19:06    Post_subject:  

topaz wrote:
PS how do i mark a thread solved????????

"Edit the subject of the initial post and add [SOLVED] at the end of it."
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