I am willing to try NDISWrapper but am hesitant because somebody with the same card and problem as myself tried it and it didn’t work precisely the reason why I’m here. No assignee Edit question Solved by: If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please file a bug following the b43 driver procedure below. To test the driver and remove the need for a computer restart use: You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. That was literally all I did This question already has an answer here:

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The b43legacy infrastructure is composed of two parts. For installation instructions, please see here. Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux. I do not understand any of dell.

The first is the firmware-binstaller package.

Ubuntu Wireless Problem… “device not ready (firmware missing)” Dell Wireless 1395 WLAN mini-card

The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. English Edit question Status: Find More Posts by Peacedog.

Instructions to install hbuntu package may be found below. If so, please do: For more granular support information, please see their wiki page here. All times are GMT If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article.


The bcmwl-kernel-source package should automatically blacklist ubungu open source drivers so that the STA driver is the only one in use. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. I’m sorry I can’t be of more help but I’m kinda-sorta Linux retarded at the moment.


Tons of the same question as mine in other forums – no answers. Anyway – that’s all the info I really have right ubntu. Back to top STA – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access on your computer, you can install the bcmwl-kernel-source package from the restricted folder under.

Last edited by Smerpette; at View LQ Wiki Contributions. I believe that card has a Broadcom chip, but let’s be sure.

Just figured it out Thank You Very much. If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is an older version than that available from Broadcom, then contacting them would not apply.

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wireless – BCM/Dell wlan minicard drivers for Ubuntu live usb? – Ask Ubuntu

The b43 infrastructure is composed of two parts. Instead, an investigation would need to occur to see if the version available ubunu your release should be updated. Zachary Gretzinger gretzingerz said on As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6. Back to top Switching between drivers If you card is supported by more than one driver then use the modprobe command to test the drivers.

See Also Wireless Troubleshooting Guide https: If you see the message “Module build for the currently running kernel was skipped since the kernel source for this kernel does not seem to be installed” ubunt you are missing the appropriate generic linux-header package s.