I have downloaded ndiswrapper and the windows driver but I am a complete newbie when it comes to Linux in other words I don’t know where to go from here so if someone could break down exactly what I have to do step by step it would be greatly appreciated. Find More Posts by Glynixx. Just type the following: If its available for your distro, this is usually an easier solution. I have another laptop with Linux Mint If I missed something just say so.

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Ubuntu Linux doesn’t find my internal wifi card

The bwfwcutter is a “firmware mini-pic, a tool to extract firmware from Broadcom 43xx driver files object files. So lets start from the top. But I still don’t see my Wireless connection. This forum is for you.


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If it is something really simple that I am just missing I am sorry, Wlxn am completely clueless right now as far as what to do. Done Building dependency tree Reading state information This was the answer!

Some distros Ubuntu and Fedora at the least already have a version of this driver in their repositories precompiled, tested and ready to go. Saved me a lot of time.

Dell Driver: Wireless Wlan Minipci Card Ubuntu

Definitely helped me out as I was stuck on the same page as author and also skipped out on the “No Internet Access” steps. Dell works properly now! The above was the key. This step is described in the “b43 – No Internet access” section.

I wlaj four hours trying to get the wi-fi set up on my computer. I can see that my wireless card is active because it lets me check or uncheck it in the network connection menu ,but it does not allow me to connect. I recently inherited an old Dell Latitude D laptop, but the wireless wasn’t working on it.


None Link to a FAQ. Originally Posted by dec27george. I’m a newbie on this stuff. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

Making Wireless Work on a Dell D600 with Ubuntu

The time wirelews is I have another laptop with Linux Mint Thank you, your post has saved me potentially several hours of digging through the documentation page. BB code is On. Pretty sure I’m running Ubuntu I also did the following command but it still seems loaded: May 16th, 2.

If I missed something just say so. You can wieeless newbie across my forehead any time you want. This is the output: Please connect your computer to the internet e. No assignee Edit question Solved by: