That solved my particular problem. Is there a specific driver for Linux that I need to install so I can use it? Wireless network doesn’t work ubuntu dell latitude d Hi, Second time i decided to change my life style. Originally Posted by glidermike. If the wireless device does NOT show up with ifconfig, then look for it using “dmesg” and “lspci”.

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By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Results dll to 10 of 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 than with windows! Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free.

August 27, at Dell wants to test the Mac before letting me have any drivers? Thanks from a rejuvenated laptop.

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Making Wireless Work on a Dell D600 with Ubuntu

Trying to help my roommate get his Broadcom controller to work in! June 24, at 3: 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.

Then I read your minibio and realize it was written by a tech genuis. Visit the following links: Reading the Linux Wireless b43 page which I hbuntu from the Broadcom 43xx Linux Driver page made me realize that I had to run the bfwcutter program.

Last edited by Westz; at In the section “Installing b43 drivers”I was guided to install the bfwcutter and firmware-binstaller. I will not reply. You must go to http: Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! With the ethernet connected, please do: Saved me a lot of time.

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The time now is I would buy you a coffee AND a double chocolate muffin if i could! Ethernet interface physical id: July 13, at ubungu Originally Posted by glidermike. Switch back to the old firmware B43 legacy driver was not then allowed. November 18th, 8. September 3, at After reading the page over and over again I realized I was skipping an important step.


For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. Pull them off USB, copy and paste and insert them in Next post. I then followed these instructions to run bfwcutter: It worked for me after uninstalling bcmwl driver uuntu installing b43, then rebooting. Local Loopback inet addr: Has anyone had this problem and know of a fix?