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Dell Wireless 1395 (DW1395)

As a result of this effort, Broadcom released an updated Linux wireless driver that supports cards based on the Broadcom,and chipset s, which include the Dell, and Wireless cards.

Linux driver available for Dell Wireless cards Christopher Tozzi’s blog from Thursday reminded me of the announcement that I never made: Validate you don’t have loaded or built into the kernel the Linux community provided driver for Broadcom hardware.

Find More Posts by RPeruzzi. I’m editing my most recent posting because I found the solution to that final problem.

Dell Wireless on Ubuntu

Having a problem logging in? Tried this both as root and normal login. Found the solution on my own. 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. However, I can’t connect to the internet through it.


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Determining IP information for eth But but it finishes activating, the pop-up disappears and it appears to be active in the Network Device Control window. Last edited by RPeruzzi; at You can verify by using lspci rell the command prompt, it should show a Broadcom bcm I believe, for that wireless card.

Where should I have looked for the answer on my own? We started working closely with Broadcom early this year on providing this support, as our customers have been asking for a Linux driver for our cards for a while ,inux.


View LQ Wiki Contributions. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. This should get me up and running. Thanks for your response.

Obviously I’m on the wrong track, and taking wild guesses. I installed Linux completely on an external drive to keep Linux and XP completely isolated. Validate you don’t have a older wl. Module wl not found. Best regards, Bob P.

This driver is included in the Ubuntu 8. When I rebooted, the “new” driver hardware was found and Delll configured it using all defaults. Can someone point me to a sequence of newbie-level instructions to find, download and install the proper WLAN driver? Details are enough for me to follow.