Just starting out and have a question? Good lord, I was about to toss Linux again for driver issues, finally everything is working. Next, try “iwlist wlan0 scan”. July 25, at Another weird experience in a past upgrade was that I had to have a hard-wired connection during install for the networking support to be installed. I was almost giving up on this after a 3 day search. That solved my particular problem.

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How do I get past that? Worked perfectly for a Dell Inspiron and Lubuntu I spent four hours trying to get the wi-fi set up on my computer.

December 24, at Saved me a lot of time.

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Last Jump to page: Reading the Linux Wireless b43 page which I got from the Broadcom 43xx Linux Driver page made me realize that I had to run the bfwcutter program. If you need to reset your password, click here.


How to Fix Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless Driver on Ubuntu and Linux Mint

I then followed these instructions to run bfwcutter:. My WiFi adapter is not buuntu at all. March 30, at 8: This got my old hpb with mint15 back on wireless.

Well the thing i have a laptop dell latitude d and i installed ubuntu 8. Worked great on Lubuntu Hi, I tried this with a Dell Inspiron m and my wireless now works but my ethernet no longer works.

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That is the tutorial that I referred to in solution 2 in the link I posted but I might have better luck getting it working on March 28, at Join our community today! After a lot of googling and futile attempts wirelrss enabling wifi in Mint, I found your wonderful article. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free.

Then, I upgraded fresh install to Mint 16 using the Broadcom drivers from the package manager again. My Ethernet was not working so I had to download the Linux Firmware nonfree drivers from packages.


Making Wireless Work on a Dell D600 with Ubuntu

Post as a guest Name. October 12, at If and only if your card is not among the ones listed, you will have to use ndiswrapper. Have just resurrected an old Dell Inspiron October 4, at 3: Wi-Fi worked perfectly when I was running September 11, at 7: If the wireless device does NOT show up with ifconfig, then look for it using “dmesg” and “lspci”.

April 8, at 3: October 19, at 3: This saved my life! On their main site you’ll find listed all the Broadcom cards their driver works with.

Pinging the gateway is not working, too.