Im running ubuntu on my main desktop and i loved it so much that i decided to go and ran another version on linux on my laptop, so i went with debian squeeze. You are commenting using your Facebook account. If so, follow the steps already mentioned make sure you have wired access for it to work. Last edited by frankbell; at Join Date Mar Beans 2.

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You should also look online for help specific to your wireless wigeless – you can find out the chipset model number by running the ‘lspci’ or ‘lsusb’ commands in the terminal.

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However I wanted to add these steps if the steps already given didn’t work you could also use the steps in the link below which was what I did. My wireless does not work and Wirelesz spent 4 hours reading posts with no solution found.

It should work, notice “should”, as with the multitude of different computer configurations, you never know.


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February 14th, 3. March 13th, 7. At last Woan have internet access on Linux. March 12th, 5. Wireless card won’t work in ubuntu. I hope this helps. Join our community today! Dell Wireless BCM and creating interfaces.

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Want lihux know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux? I am a newb so it could be totally me not doing something right.

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Thay ALL had the locked out wireless with the “install within Windows” method, so it wasn’t an anomaly of my particular machine. I know a fair amount about drivers working on windows for so long liinux I dont know what to do about this. Having a problem logging in?

February 14th, 1. I got to download the driver for my wireless card from broadcom http: If you have the same broadcom card, then delo the directions.


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I first tried the installation wireless that allows you to run Linux within Windows as an application you will recognize it because it makes an Ubuntu folder on your C: This site uses cookies. Ubuntu Forums Libux of Conduct. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Debian wiki on Broadcome diveices. I know you guys are volunteers and i am very thankful for the time, dedication and patience you guys have towards us, newbies.

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