Stuck on getting wireless conection, Ubuntu Are you new to LinuxQuestions. BCM is a proprietary driver. Dell does not manufacture the wireless adapters–they resell OEM components. I have looked on other forums and tried the “apt-get” commands on Terminal but it can’t find the files I want. It uses the STA driver also called the “wl”, which is WL in lowercase normally for best performance, but if necessary it can use the b Which is the proper way to get the Dell driver working under Ubuntu

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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Please could I have directions as to what I should do next? I am a newb so it could be totally me not doing something right.

The most important bit of information to diagnosing this is the wireless chipset in the computer. Well, I sat down and it works!

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Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers 47 answers. Once I ran the script it told me the version to use which I ran and it worked.

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However I wanted to add these steps if the steps already given didn’t work you could also use the steps in the link below which was what I did. As it is explained in. Yes, I should’ve been more clear: Join Date Mar Beans 2.

I’m new to Ubuntu Blog Stats 20, hits. Email required Address never made public. Since I had always some problems in installing my Dell wireless driver on linuxUbuntu; I have decided to put it here the method I used for mine.

You may need an active internet connection. Originally Posted by eikelein Well, I sat down and it works! Notify me of new comments via email. I do need however a definitive answer: Anyway, thanks again and hopefully after I get to grips with Ubuntu, I can rid the system of Win 7. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know.



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I have a BCM and with the b43 I could not get over about 4. If it is not in the man pages or the how-to’s this is the place! January 25, at 7: Review your favorite Linux distribution. This question already has an answer here: Hello and welcome to the forum Please note that this forum is for introductions only. Dell does not manufacture the wireless adapters–they resell OEM components.