[ubuntu-uk] Dell laptop latitude D420

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Fri Nov 16 21:13:42 GMT 2007

james at btguk.org wrote:
> At long last I can run my Dell Latitude D420 with Ubuntu on it, and 
> everything is recognised, I think. But when I go to connect to my WiFi, 
> it keeps on asking for the pass key, I put it in, it searches and comes 
> back asking for the passkey, I put it in......... etc.
> Yet it will connect with no problems with an unsecure network somewhere 
> near to me? Can you advise what I can do?
> Cheers.
> James.

I had exactly the same thing with my dad's laptop.  I changed the key on 
his router (he was using WPA with a pre-shared key) and it worked fine 
after it was changed.  I'm not sure if there is a minimum length it 
should be.  I think my dad's one was set to 8 characters and it worked.


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