I saved the How To as a text file , , and printed it out as well. I am not sure what to do at this point. Haha yeah, we are fast approaching 1, replies. If it does then everything is working fine! You don’t need to “install” WPA. Should I do a fresh install and try again? On XP the wireless card is rock solid.
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Someone I work with recommended Ubuntu so I decided to give it a shot.
HOWTO: Dell Inspiron E Wireless (Broadcom WLAN) [Archive] – Page 4 – Ubuntu Forums
This is true, however, I found that without ndiswrapper my signal quality dwindled. So with that knowledge I began. The card in my system is the same one Broadcom Thank you very much for this post.
It took me awhile to figure that out. I have used both and my experience with ndiswrapper has been far more satisfying, if you have a look at the few pages after the last post you’ll see a bit of discussion on the matter. I have been trying and trying but nothing worked. If so, how can I get this running? Having a problem logging in? The displays indicate a connection, but the do not change.
So you probably won’t be able to get an internet connection from the LiveCD at least I couldn’tsince it requires a restart after blacklisting it to stop it from working. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.
Hi, I need some help to get my wireless up on my laptop The configurations are listed below 1. I disabled wirelfss hotkey for bluetooth and the wireless and rebooted my machine. A workaround of the same general kind as the one proposed in comment 4 of that bug would presumably have worked for me, but simpler was to switch to using the ‘b43’ driver rather than ‘wl’.
I tried to uninstall the ndiswrapper and the driver. Once you have the light off, it will not light up again until you follow the rest of the how-to and run “sudo modprobe ndiswrapper” at which point you coorp the kernel to use the ndiswrapper module enabling the driver you just installed.
Thank you so much! Scroll down to the entry that says Wireless. So rebooted or re-buntu-ed?
Now the laptot boots perfectly with the wifi disabled. Pthen broacdom need to boot up Ubuntu and follow the rest of the guide!
The 3 steps in answer 2 worked for me on my Witeless Inspiron similar to the for Ubuntu Then I got the build essential updates following the same instructions listed by the OP, including the dell drivers.
The wireless card switch seems to have no effect, and the wireless card LED is red.
Dell WLAN Wireless Yh774 Mini PCI E Card WiFi DW 1390 Broadcom 1525 D630 D820
The dell drivers worked for the hp txus. You do need to blacklist the driver still and then after a reboot everything should be working.
Thanks for the info and the fix! Invalid argument main main-laptop: Do I have to start all over from scratch? A continuous ping to my gateway keeps the link up. D i didn’t know that it supports only b: Now, all I need to figure out is how to get my external speakers working on my docking port and I will have everything working just as it does under Windows XP. On the right side of the page just below the yellow poll box, there’s a link there that says “search this thread”.