You will need it to download and install the proper Broadcom drivers. They are available in the ubuntu repositories in current versions of ubuntu and we have installed them. That’s why we need to do the whole inxi thing, as rokytnji suggested. Hi any help appreciated. This assumes he has a Broadcom wireless device. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Output code, posted as plain text loses its formatting and parts of it sometimes turn into smileys making it difficult to read and understand.

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Follow up I re-installed 2. I know wireless works since fedora had it going with no trouble at all If I knew cell file to look in I could put the fedora live disc in and look to see what driver they use. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. Don’t forget to marked the thread as solved!

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Crate required I discipline myself to practice — every day. The time now is Dell Inspiron wifi won’t work.

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May 5th, 6. Broadcom Corporation BCM See the Release Announcements Section. I know the wifi works since I had the latest fedora installed here for a inspirno and wifi worked as it should.

If his card is a Broadcom unit, that would be fine and dandy. Thanks I can try your suggestion – will this impact the ability of the wifi connection to work in Windows?

Hi any help appreciated. May 5th, 7. Is the message Package ‘bcmwl-kernel-source’ is not installed, so not removed significant?

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May 5th, 1. I’m not totally familiar with broadcom problems which have persisted for many years – if I had been a broadcom user I would probably have solved it quicker! No WiFi on Dell Inspiron While the ethernet connection wirelexs fine, the WiFi does not work at all.

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