Some distros Ubuntu and Fedora at the least already have a version of this driver in their repositories precompiled, tested and ready to go. Thank you for this helpful article. Carroll, III on Thank you for your interest in this question. How do I get a driver for this?

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Making Wireless Work on a Dell D600 with Ubuntu

They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. I disconnected the ethernet card and usb wifi antenna and rebooted xard machine. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. I added a link to bit fwcutter.

Dell Inspiron [ This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only available from another source E: However, an alternative will require specific steps and lots of commands. This forum is for you. Sorry I dont understand what any of that means. I luckily have ethernet available but Mniipci am having a hard time finding a driver that I can get to work with the ndiswrapper. You have a symbol that is not on the keyboard. I installed Ubuntu on an old dellbut the wireless isn’t working on it.


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Ubuntu Linux doesn’t find my internal wifi card

Yes that is the problem. When I installed Ubuntu So yes I downloaded and copied those files to the home folder. I chose Ubuntu because I enjoy using the Drupal Quickstart project, which is an Ubuntu virtual machine. This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only available from another source.

Having a problem logging in? That’s the only way I can get wireless, and I don’t have access to a wired connection. Where did you copy them? Reading the Linux Wireless b43 wlxn which I got from the Broadcom 43xx Linux Driver page made me realize that I had to run the bfwcutter program.

May 16th, 3. I have Internet access when I switch back to Windows – I have a dual-boot thing going on.

– How to make my Dell wlan minicard work – Ask Ubuntu

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Try to install any Broadcom drivers listed. I then followed these instructions to run bfwcutter:. O I do have ndiswrapper Done Package hwinfo is not available, but is referred to by another package.