I quickly found Ubuntu’s community page on wifi drivers , and after identifying my card via lspci , I followed the section for the b43 driver. Thank you, your post has saved me potentially several hours of digging through the documentation page. After I modify the blacklist file and reboot the bcm43xx still seems to be loaded when I do the lsmod command. When I installed Ubuntu After finding your advice I was able to figure out where I was going wrong and get things up and running in about 10 minutes. Believe it or not, you’ve solved one of the biggest problems most new users face. O I do have ndiswrapper

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Ubuntu Linux doesn’t find my internal wifi card

I searched in so many forums for a solution, but nothing worked. Also is there a way of including this firmware in my USB installation media, so the next time I install the from the USB I would gave the firmware installed or be able to dlan it without physical Internet connection. Uhuntu the end of this document for further discussion.

I have Internet access when I switch back to Windows – I have a dual-boot thing going on.

Making Wireless Work on a Dell D600 with Ubuntu

I switched to Suse Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? Skip to main content. Everthing is on my desktop, I have tried building the ndiswrapper according to the install sheet but for some reason I keep running into this error Roth: Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free.


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Wifi working perfect after these steps. I disconnected the ethernet card and usb wifi antenna and rebooted my machine. I can see that my wireless card is active because it lets me check or uncheck it in the network connection menu ,but it does not allow me to connect. Just wondering if that might be the problem.

[ubuntu] DELL Wireless WLAN Mini-PCI Card

I recently inherited an old Dell Latitude D laptop, but ubunfu wireless wasn’t working on it. Install the following packages: Wifi is now working lika a charm on my D!

So I went to the fwcutter file and clicked on itlike to open it. When I installed Ubuntu I thought I was stuck, but it turned out that I still needed to download the firmware! Worked like a charm.


Believe it or not, you’ve solved one of the biggest problems most new users face. I have downloaded ndiswrapper and the windows driver but I am a complete newbie when it comes to Linux in other words I don’t know where to go from here so if someone could break down exactly what I have to do step by step it would be greatly appreciated. After some investigation, I learned that it somehow didn’t have a wireless card!

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I saw the “device not ready firmware missing ” message. How to make my Dell wlan minicard work Ask Question.

Can someone please provide me with a step 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. May 16th, 1. Solution works like a charm on Linux Mint Or you typed a wrong command. May 16th, 3. Thank you for your interest in this question. Just type the following: