You can verify by using lspci at the command prompt, it should show a Broadcom bcm I believe, for that wireless card. Dell d auto shut down. Visit the following links: This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Alas, my wireless is still not working. As I said, I will repeat the sequence using the output from uname -R, and report the outcome. If you need to reset your password, click here.
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I somehow got this information lknux the terminal but I am not too sure how I did that. If the module exist, remove it and replace with new driver: But all of the BCM versions seem to work with broadcom-wl.
Search this Thread Advanced Search. For those who want to try it out immediately, the driver can be downloaded dell wireless 1395 linux here. View LQ Wiki Contributions. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.
I like Linux Mint much better as well. Yeah, I am too lazy to either install ethernet jack to the office or make a long ethernet cable. Hello borgward and ozjd, Dells are well-known to use Broadcom-based wireless cards. Here dell wireless 1395 linux dells notification of Broadcom Supplying the driver.
Intel Pentium Dual Core. The BCM is a very wireleds Broadcom chipset around here. Dell wireless 1395 linux results using 2. Looks like you may not have the kernel headers installed.
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Disregard the message below, left in only for reference. As a result of this effort, Broadcom released an updated Linux wireless driver that supports cards based dell wireless 1395 linux the Broadcom,and chipset s, which include the Dell, and Wireless cards.
Probably above my Linux abilities. No such file or directory. Hello, I’ve bought a Dell inspiron laptop and i am having a hard time configuring the wireless in Linux.
Can’t say for sure what your issue is, as mine works fine under FC7 and Solaris This guess produced the identical error message. Would Fedora run wireleds Dongle? Prefer not to go the wrapper route. Module wl not found.
And at least one of them doesn’t work with b43 yet. Thank you I have a Dell Inspiron Laptop and below is some information on the device.
Especially that mini-card. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. Dell wireless 1395 linux true, where to get? No support for locale: You should dell wireless 1395 linux by identifying the chipset in your wireless card.
So everytime I use my laptop I turn on my tv and go to hulu plus on my Roku and start a movie and push pause, when the internet stops working I push play and the signal works again and fast. Validate you don’t wirelesd a older wl.