I am installing the Linux by making the Pendrive bootable. Find More Posts by frankbell. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. I ran the command that Jerry mentioned in the Acer post and this is what I got: Old distributions with older kernel could need drivers.

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Thanks again all – I will keep in mind some of the tips that have been passed along such as trying LL on a computer before wiping and also connecting via Ethernet when initially doing an install until everything is updated. Do you know of a similar resource for fixed line Ethernet NICs. For your Inspironyou need to install the Broadcom wireless drivers.

October 25th, Originally Posted by syg00 Both those are old releases – try current versions; February 6th, 1. Back to the wireless install HI frankbell, Now, i have installed vell Redhat Linux 6. By the by, Slackware is an excellent distro for persons wanting to learn programming, as it includes by default many of the tools needed for software development. Dell inspiron wireless drivers?


September 12th, 4. If there is no mention then Linux isn’t able to recognize your hardware.

Mint 17 – Inspiron 1545 no WiFi fix

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Post as a guest Name. Install the Broadcom wireless driver. I have googled some and found one that “says” it works with Linux although it seems it may not be as easy as just putting it in and it works.?

Tags for this Thread inspiron Visit the following links: Unless you are constrained by the amount of RAM, there is no reason not to install a contemporary Linux distro on that box. Find More Posts by dll I installed linux on my laptop when windows screwed up and my disk to install it stopped working. Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your ljnux use of the website is subject to these policies.


You should see a list of available drivers. The snapshot shows no wireless option here. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

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In general, you only need to supply the SSID and security settings to connect. Find More Posts by repo.

Take a look at http: In a window titled, Editing Wireless conenction 1 under the Wireless tab I see: See the Release Announcements Section. Both those are old releases – try current versions;