When I click on the little wireless signal thingy in the top right corner under “Wireless” I see the following: I don’t understand some of the suggestions that were given. My laptop is grey. Found the solution on my own. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. You can verify by using lspci at the command prompt, it should show a Broadcom bcm I believe, for that wireless card. Where should I have looked for the answer on my own?

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They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding wlreless the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

Are you able to connect to the internet to get the package? Linux driver available for Dell Wireless cards Christopher Tozzi’s blog from Thursday reminded me of the announcement that I never made: If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.

Connect you D via a wired connection. Linux – Newbie Ybuntu Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux. Worked like a charm.


Broadcom Corporation Dell Wireless 1390

ELsmp With that, after a couple of false starts, I figured out how to follow all the rest of the steps. Zachary Gretzinger gretzingerz said on I believe that wireless card uses the Broadcom STA driver. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Validate you don’t have loaded or built into the kernel the Linux community provided driver for Broadcom hardware.

I’m guessing just because it’s new? Help answer threads with 0 replies. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.

No such file or directory. Install the following packages: You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. This guess produced the identical error message. I have a dell laptop with at dell wireless wlan mini-card driver, when I installed Ubuntu side by side with Win7 I assume it was missing a wireless driver since that’s what it said. View LQ Wiki Contributions.

[ubuntu] Wireless Driver for Dell D (Dell Wireless WLAN Mini-Card)

Also is there a way of including this firmware in my USB installation media, so the next time I install the from the USB I would gave the firmware installed or be able to install it without physical Internet connection. I’ve downloaded and un-tarred the package. Broadcom Corporation physical id: How to make my Dell wlan minicard work Ask Question. Disregard the message below, left in only for reference. Ok – nitty gritty: This question has been asked before and already has an answer. The time now is Please run the terminal command: I searched around for a while and got nothing.


If it is not in the man pages or the how-to’s this is the place! Tons of the same question as mine in other forums – no answers.

First off – I apologize for being another of the people who have issues with their wireless in Ubuntu Build the LKM, i. I am willing to try NDISWrapper but am hesitant because somebody with the same card and problem as myself tried it dfll it didn’t work precisely the reason why I’m here.

Many thanks to farslayer, by the way,for previous help.