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I consider myself a newbie for debian, running a few games under wine, surfing the net writing docs etc is about the extent of my linux skills.
I am used to installing debian, setting up root password, username and password and then going to town.
I wanted to get into something completely different and slack was it.
After fighting acpi and xorg issues with the help of a fellow slackers I finally have a bootable laptop running Slack 13.37. Just one small problem. Wifi doesnt work.
I know the wifi card works as it was the same card in my previous windows 7 install and debian installs and worked just fine. The only difference in this laptop (Dell e6500) is I swapped out the 160GB spinner for a 120GB Vertex 3 SSD.
Is there a way to check the kernel modules for wifi cards and if the wireless card is compatible.
The card does show in the kinfocenter "Intel Co Ultimate N WiFi Link 5300".
As I said before I am a newbie to linux as a whole and slack was only installed a few days ago, so anything anyone can offer as guidance that is current or help would be very appreciated.