By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. The Dell will not connect because it has the stupid card with the Broadcom chip set. Posted in Linux , Software , Ubuntu Tags: I have been be-devilled by this problem for over 2 years. October 25th, 4. Visit the following links: You might want to checkout my post about getting Wifi working on my Dell m notebook.
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Believe it or not, you’ve solved one of the biggest problems most new users face. Probably the best place to start is the ndiswrapper wiki see my sig for the link. Find More Posts by Hangdog For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed wireless system and network administration.
Wireleas did a workaround on 2 laptops, running Zorin and Lubuntu, by using a WiFi dongle. Or you can use the direct link to the executable: Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.
You might want to have a look at the output of lspci and see if it lists it. Everthing is on my desktop, I have tried building the ndiswrapper according to the install sheet but for some reason I keep running into this error Roth: Here is a list of supported cards with that driver:.
Thank you Thank you for all of your help, I am now wireless. October 25th, 2. Type bcm in search window and make sure nothing else installed at all in bcm group and take wire out and reboot. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.
Visit the following links: To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: An old sea dog can learn new tricks in It works with my dell Latitude D and wirelesscard. The question is, can I retrieve the required stuff from somewhere with another computer, transfer it to a flash drive, dll then install in to the Dell.
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What is sad is that I just now realized that I had to be logged in as root to use “lspci”. This was the answer! Install ndiswrapper sudo apt-get install ndisgtk ndiswrapper-common ndiswrapper-utils Again any help would be appreciated. O I do have ndiswrapper Timothyorade on Recover Deleted Files Using…. You should already see a bunch of examples in that file, so follow those. Dragging and dropping from Flash to drive to Operating system desktop: Follow the instructions and extract the files to a folder of your choice.