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Module wl not found. IF it doesn’t, download a new one from Dell, and install it. ELsmp So I will repeat the steps I took before your response appeared and see if it will get me past the roadblock I hit. Linux driver available for Dell Wireless cards Christopher Tozzi’s blog from Thursday reminded me of the announcement that I never made: Have a great week! Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?

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Linux driver support is now available to Dell-branded rell cards. This exists in two forms: As a result of this effort, Broadcom released an updated Linux wireless driver that supports cards based on the Broadcom,and chipset s, which include the Dell, and Wireless cards. When I click on the little wireless signal thingy in the top right corner under “Wireless” I see the following: I believe that wireless card uses the Broadcom STA driver.

IF it doesn’t, download a new one from Dell, and install it. Continued with remaining steps: This guess produced the identical error message. As I said, I will repeat the sequence using the output from uname -R, and report the outcome.


[ubuntu] Dell Wireless Wlan MiniCard

Ok – nitty gritty: Details are enough for me to follow. However, I can’t connect to the internet through it. I’m editing my most recent posting because I found the solution to ubuhtu final problem. Looks like you may not have the kernel headers installed. 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.

Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. See if that fixes it for you. Updated the drivers which did not help so removed and reinstalled the drivers, but that mink-card did not help.

The time now is By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. So I look via: Next to the Dell Inspiron E is a Dell latitude having an Intel wireless card which can connect to the wireless network. Just starting out and have a question?


All the information I’ve obtained has been from users with the same problem, on older versions of Ubuntu All times are GMT Can someone point me to a sequence of newbie-level instructions to find, download and install the proper WLAN driver? First off – I apologize for being another of the people who have issues with their wireless in Ubuntu Having a problem logging in?

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View LQ Wiki Contributions. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Thank you so much in advance, Zach Gretzinger.

Broadcom Corporation Dell Wireless 1390

Identical results using 2. Replacing existing driver with wl.

I’m guessing just because it’s new?