You may need an active internet connection. Categories Uncategorized Unubtu Stuff. I am sure the answer is somewhere out there but it seems I don’t find it – or search for the wrong keywords. I must say though, I’m slightly annoyed that the solution was this simple. I’m new to Ubuntu Join our community today!

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Dell mini-xard not manufacture the wireless adapters–they resell OEM components. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

Anyway, thanks again and hopefully after I get to grips with Ubuntu, I can rid the system of Win 7. This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If you open a terminal and run the command lspci l i s t pci devicesthe wireless chipset should be listed in the output of the command assuming you are mini-caard using a USB wireless adapter.


It identifies 13997 “Broadcomm wireless 14e4: All times are GMT I have looked on other forums and tried the “apt-get” commands on Terminal but it can’t find the files I want.

Which is the proper way to get the Dell driver working under Ubuntu If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question. However I wanted to add these steps if the steps already given didn’t work you could also use the steps in the link delll which was what I did.

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Since I have had installed my Ubuntu If, for some reason, apt-get is wiireless to locate the package, I suggest you use the second method I linked. Join our community today! Originally Posted by eikelein You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Yes, I should’ve been more clear: This article had the solution. Thanks for all the help so far, I can’t get any active connection on ubuntu doesn’t detect ethernet eitherbut I looked for additional drivers and apparently there are no additional drivers for wireles at the moment.


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