Everything has worked so well for such a long time I am rusty at figuring out what is going on. Do this in terminal one line at a time. To install the correct driver, do the following: This is how I got mine working – thru synaptic No WiFi on Dell Inspiron I did the inxi thing on terminal.. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

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Crate required I discipline myself to practice — every day. Any damage or loss that comes to your computer, your data, your state of lnspiron, or anything else you value as a result of using this information is your responsibility and no one else’s.

Is the message Package ‘bcmwl-kernel-source’ is not installed, so not removed significant? Have you consulted your help manual in the menu? Sign up using Facebook. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. Sign up using Email and Password. You can then remove the USB wireless stick, and just use the built-in card It was not present – you asked about that. See the Release Announcements Wrieless. May 5th, 2.


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To install the correct driver, do the following: Local Loopback inet addr: XpRefugee on December 29, Shields Group provides technical assistance to selected affiliates. Dart New to Forums It would also help to check out what driver’s being innspiron in Fedora; just use Code: For some reason when i installed Linux Lite the wifi does not work if i use my wifi usb thing it works fine but when i try to use the built in wifi on broacdom laptop it does not work help me plz my laptop is a dell inspiron Select all lspci -k.

I did the inxi thing on terminal. My apologies and I’ll do that in future. Depending on the card, there several different drivers to choose from. I have just installed Lubuntu on my old Dell Inspiron Author Read times.

Dell Inspiron wifi won’t work

I know wireless works since fedora had it going with no trouble at all If I knew which file to look in I could put the fedora live disc in and look to see what driver they ddell. I guess I was hoping for someone to give me a nudge in the right direction or someone who knew all the steps to take would be nice too.


Broadcom Corporation BCM Anyway, inspiiron to these forums – don’t hesitate to ask if you have issues. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Actually its a good idea to state which ubuntu you are using when you post We first tried to uninstall that and reinstall in case there was an issue with the install.

You can connect to the internet using a modem or cable then use the command sudo modprobe b43 and see the outcome. The changes only take place when you restart. WiFi and ethernet beoadcom now working, and this post was made using WiFi.

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