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Old 02-17-2012, 10:38 PM   #1
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Unhappy Configure Iceweasel internet settings


I'm new to Linux and successfully installed Debian Linux Squeeze from the CD sets. I was able to connect Iceweasel to the internet on my Dell laptop with a Cat5 cable plugged into the back of my ATT router but the wireless connection fails. I've researched the terminology on the Network Connections GUI but I must not have the correct data entered. Can someone guide me through this wireless gauntlet?
 
Old 02-18-2012, 01:56 AM   #2
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Post output of
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lspci
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cat /etc/apt/sources.list
Most likely the wireless driver you need is in the non-free repos
When enabled they'll be available in the Synaptic Package Manager
If you haven't done so already you'll have to edit your /etc/apt/sources.list & add
contrib non-free to the end off the lines.
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deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ wheezy main non-free contrib
deb-src http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ wheezy main non-free contrib

deb http://security.debian.org/ wheezy/updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://security.debian.org/ wheezy/updates main contrib non-free

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Old 02-18-2012, 12:22 PM   #3
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