Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. But I try it anyway in: As a result of this effort, Broadcom released an updated Linux wireless driver that supports cards based on the Broadcom , , , and chipset s, which include the Dell , , , , and Wireless cards. Linux driver support is now available to Dell-branded wireless cards. Disregard the message below, left in only for reference. However, I can’t connect to the internet through it.

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This driver is included in the Ubuntu 8. Replacing existing driver with wl. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

Dell Wireless 1395 (DW1395)

You can verify by using lspci at the command prompt, it should show a Broadcom bcm I believe, for that wireless card. Tried this both as root and normal login. Identical results using 2.

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Looks like you may not have the kernel headers installed. Email Required, but never shown. ELsmp So I will repeat the steps I took before your response qlan and see if it will get me past the roadblock Linjx hit.

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All times are GMT I believe that wireless card uses the Broadcom STA driver.

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Sign up using Linx and Password. A friend of mine figured it out. In short, please run the WiFi disgnostics and edit your question to include a link to the results. So their wifi cards only check up to Validate you don’t have a older wl.

I wonder if other than defaults should be used for configuring the WLAN, and if so, where do I find the right parameters for it. Where should I have looked for the answer on my own? Many thanks to farslayer, by the way,for previous help.


Dell Wireless (DW) – WikiDevi

Is there a way to change my WiFi-Settings to avoid this problem? Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Validate you don’t have loaded or built into the kernel the Linux community provided driver for Broadcom hardware.

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Dell Wireless WLAN Mini-Card

When I rebooted, the “new” driver hardware was found and I configured it using all defaults. But but it finishes activating, the pop-up disappears and it appears to be active in the Network Device Control window.

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