What does work is the Wifi USB stick so I have it in just because it is less cumbersome that the ethernet cable and ran ifconfig although I was not sure if maybe the ifconfig pertains only to ethernet issues..? Hi JanetBiggar Try reading here http: The card is behind one of the panels that unscrew. Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux. RPiAwesomeness 6, 19 59 Thinking it was now solved I looked at the network menu only to find yet another headscratcher.

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We can’t see or know what you are not telling us. If it is not in the man pages or the how-to’s this is the place! Then when it comes up click on your wireless driver which I am assuming it is the Broadcom STA wireless driver. A previous post of mine with a Dell Inspiron which had the same issue was resolved when a driver was identified via the “Update Drivers”, however no drivers showed up for Wifi.

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I have a Dell Inspiron Email Facebook Whatsapp Pinterest Twitter. Having a problem logging in? Configure the dial-up dell to your provide or Ndiswrapper https: It takes a few months to get comfortable but soon you will find it frustrating to work on other operatings systems.


Andy, for users of your Dell Inspiron model this might be obviousl, but for everyone else, could you please specify the network card in your computer? If you have hardware issues in future, can you please attach a system report to your initial post?

Please edit your question and add output of lspci -knn grep Net -A2 terminal command. I will remember to do this in future. March 21st, 9.

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You are commenting using your WordPress. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. What kind of issues?

I believe it is a Insporon bcm It is very important that you are connected to your router with an ethernet cable so that you can download the driver and it will activate it once it is downloaded and you will be able to use your wireless.

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Am I supposed to hit enter between each line as u wrote it. I also tried the fwcutter driver. Identify the modem with the ScanModem tool or wvdialconf. March 21st, 4.


I tried uninstalling the bcmwl kernel source, and only after receiving it through updates. Ubutu up or log in Sign up using Google. The time now is Anyway, if you use the boot to the bios setup and hot swap method, after the card is installed sireless quit without saving. Dell inspiron wireless not working Hi. Find More Posts by frankbell. Find More Posts by bricktop However, an alternative will require specific steps and lots of commands.

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Also be specific in the threads title – it sounded to me like an ubunti and only the fact that it was placed in “Linux – Wireless Networking” made indpiron read it.

I have the exact same dell n and have been facing the same problem as yours. Typed the first line and it gave me that error. Best Distro for Dell Inspiron I have gotten it to display the card though, just no connectivity.