This guide worked flawlessly for me on a clean, and fully updated, install. Well, I think I now can say goodbye to Windows. It will tell you if there are any files to be deleted, but it won’t tell you if there aren’t. I did everything I knew about uninstalling etc. Jules 1 2

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Thanks again for your help and perhaps this should be added to the instructions, paperdiesel min-pci just a suggestion – to avoid any confusion. At least it worked for a short while. Or else, if you ran the command as it is directed in the opening post, whatever directory your R Someone else around might be able to help or else start a thread in either the beginners forum it gets alot of views so someone is bound to broaccom your thread and tell you the answeror in the networking forum.

Dell wireless (BCM) Ubuntu no wireless icon in unity – Ask Ubuntu

This one has the exact same issues as the one in the current kernel used by Ubuntu. Run uninstall as many times as necessary until no “removing” messages appear below.

Unfortunatly I could not complete the process. My Broadcom Dell works fine with ndiswrapper I’m right now on the net by WLAN but I still don’t like the idea having no native linux driver so every once in awhile I search the web trying to find native drivers somewhere.


Arun So if you right click on the little tray icon and open up manual configuration it doesn’t show the wireless option there? I was hoping someone could tell me how I can fix this problem, broadco. I’ve also edited my previous post to reflect the change.

I am a new user of Linux. You’ll have to manually configure it in that case.

Do I have to start all over from scratch? Firstly check the following command returns the same output I have, or something similar if you’re running feisty then the 2.

HOWTO: Dell Inspiron E Wireless (Broadcom WLAN) [Archive] – Page 4 – Ubuntu Forums

OK I fell back on my bad Windows habits, and rebooted, and the wireless came up automatically and I’m now posting this line wirelessly! Just starting out and have a question? If you need to reset your password, click here. This meant I didn’t need to do it manually using ndiswrapper.

I should corl up with the new install later tonight.

It’s starting to look like ndiswrapper 1. A BIG thanks goes to jw for consistently stepping in and helping out. Either way looks like you’re going to need to reinstall wireles, but that’s easy enough by now: Many thanks to anyone who puts time into responding.


I tried the code and here is the result pcr pcr-laptop Is there another way to kill the current driver?

Dell WLAN Wireless Yh774 Mini PCI E Card WiFi DW 1390 Broadcom 1525 D630 D820

The 3 steps in answer 2 worked for me on my Dell Inspiron similar to the for Ubuntu It still didn’t work. If you look at the previous page you asked for suggestions http: I have had issues with HAL refusing to start using Gutsy bit.

wan Whatever fits the task best Posts: Do me a favor and spread the word: Leave it exactly as is, but add those three words to the end. And I ignored the blacklist step. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. I then added WPA security to my router and my e again successfully connected to the internet.

I think that’s what jw means.