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Updated the drivers which did not help so removed and reinstalled the drivers, but that too did not help. This driver is included in the Ubuntu 8.

I installed the RHEL 4. It cannot detect any wireless network at all. Linux driver support is now available to Dell-branded wireless cards. However, I can’t connect to the internet through it. But I still don’t see my Wireless connection.

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Just starting out and have a question? Log back in, and the driver should reinstall. I have a dell laptop with at dell wireless wlan mini-card driver, when I installed Ubuntu side by side with Win7 I assume it was missing a wireless driver since that’s what it said. I purchased RedHat basic service, but after a week of playing one-message-per-day email ping-pong with me they said “Ain’t my job, man”, because RedHat doesn’t supply that driver.


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Find More Posts by RPeruzzi. Recently with Broadcom wifi cards and Ubuntu, I just run “sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source” when wired to install wireleas driver.

Broadcom Corporation Dell Wireless 1390

Disregard the message below, left dfll only for reference. Vague questions receive vague answers. All times are GMT Install the following packages: I’m guessing just because it’s new? I searched around for a while and got nothing. Looks like you may not have the kernel headers installed. Can someone please provide me with a delp by step guide or some guidance on how to fix this issue, or give me a link to a place where it’s shown how to fix it.

Ubuntu Wireless Problem… “device not ready (firmware missing)” Dell Wireless 1395 WLAN mini-card

Validate you don’t have a older wl. Reboot again after loading the new driver, just to make sure you are starting from a good base. My laptop is grey. Found the solution on my own. Here is dells notification of Broadcom Supplying the driver.


All the information I’ve obtained has been from users with mihi-card same problem, on older versions of Ubuntu I’m sorry I can’t be of more help but I’m kinda-sorta Linux retarded at the moment. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. I dunno if that’s the driver for your card, but it couldn’t hurt.

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