January 6, at 1: July 21, at 8: 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. Since the computer is fairly old over five years old , I wanted to wipe Windows XP off of it, and run some kind of Linux. Dell Inspiron , Broadcom bcm wireless adapter, Ubuntu Find the answer to your Linux question:

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Making Wireless Work on a Dell D600 with Ubuntu

May 20, at 5: It was very easy for me to follow. All of the above was done with the “live” CD.

If you find both devices, then it means the necessary driver is already there. I saw the “device not wireless firmware missing ” message. July 21, at 8: I spent four hours trying to get the wi-fi set up on my computer.

I have a Gateway MT laptop. Post Your Ubunty Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Dell Latitude D wifi card driver for Linux. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

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What happens when you try to start the wlan? I used to have Windows XP on the laptop and the wifi card worked, so I know that it isn’t physically broken. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of wirsless base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

Going to switch to 64 bit now that I know it works. But for me not work. Dell is very linux friendly and I have installed Debian on 5 laptops so far and currently own an inspiron and a latitude D, wireless with both work better under linux vell with windows!

Cannot connect to wireless (Ubuntu, Dell Latitude | D)

After the first command: Then, I upgraded fresh install to Mint wigeless using the Broadcom drivers from the package manager again. Hi, I tried this with a Dell Inspiron m and my wireless now works but my ethernet no longer works. This saved my life! I was almost giving up on this after a 3 day search. OK, used dmesg and it spit out so much text that the terminal couldn’t hold it all, as in, when I scrolled all the way to the top it cut off.


After an hour reading various posts on how to get Ubuntu Linux wireless working, I found your post. However, if you press control-z to exit and then finish the rest of the instructions reboot the wifi light comes on and it works. April 26, at 4: January 23, at 9: November 18th, 7.

Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Ubuhtu. After finding your advice I was able to figure out where I was going wrong and get things up and running in about 10 minutes. I would really appreciate any and all help.

Thank you, your post has saved me potentially several hours of digging through the documentation page. Will now run Ubuntu properly, and Linux Mint from a usb flash drive. I downloaded the files wierless solution 2 at that link but I had to get linux-headers packages for kernel 3.