To find out your current kernel use the command: If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above. Where can I find Dell Wireless-N drivers? This laptop has a Dell Wireless card, which is based on the Broadcom chipset. See Also Wireless Troubleshooting Guide https:
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External Links Upstream b43 and b43legacy kernel driver http: 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 broadccom getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.
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Please mark this thread as solved. As this driver is closed source, fixes in the driver itself may only be provided by Broadcom.
For more granular support information, please see their linuux page here. However, in this case, someone from Microsoft replied and suggested installing the driver using a compatibility mode. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know.
First unload all conflicting drivers this includes removing the driver you’re trying to install: Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: The following instructions explain how to extract the required firmware. This is simply a script to extract and install the b43legacy driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. Make sure you have the linux-headers package that matches your current kernel version, plus the appropriate generic header packages so that they are automatically updated on a kernel upgrade.
However, when I installed opensuse 11 on this new machine it linuz did not seem to detect the wireless as it is not listed as one of my network devices nor does it should up with ifconfig.
March 9th, 5. Instructions for installation may be found later in this article.
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Page History Login to edit. Back to top b43 – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access from Ubuntu, then you will have to download the firmware from another computer with Internet access, from an existing OS on another partition, or before you install Ubuntu.
It worked like a spark Before writing linx, I went through other forums so I ran sudo lshw -C network which will hopefully help you help me. I’ve also used Update Manager and everything seems to be up to date.
I know Windows updates are ridiculous, but 12 hours?!
Although now the PC cannot see the 5GHz band even though it could before… still better to have a normal speed than both bands with no speed. Linux – Laptop and Netbook Having a problem installing or configuring Linux on your laptop?
March 7th, 3. Once all of the required information is present, if the version of the driver you are using is the latest version available from the Ubuntu repositories, then one would want to e-mail the bdev mailing list following this procedure. If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please file a bug following the b43 driver procedure below.
I did flip between that and the Broadcom-branded driver, no change in performance or visible options.