Without that, neither the network jack nor wireless antenna worked, but reinstalling with that connection grabbed all the components I needed for my network access. The Latitude I have is about 4 years old. Find More Posts by Hangdog How can I get wireless to work on a Dell Latitude D? Broadcom Corporation BCM

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Then I read your minibio and realize it was written by a tech genuis. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. That is the tutorial that I referred to in solution 2 in the link I posted but I might have better luck getting it working on If you have that card, broaccom do not need to use ndiswrapper. Linux Power User Bundle.

Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. Until I did, the rell did not activate any networking so I was dead in the water.

Activating Wireless on Dell Latitude D610 with Ubuntu

Is there a specific driver wirepess Linux that I need to install so I can use it? By invoking modprobe ipwI have been able to get the wireless driver to connect. November 17th, 5. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use broarcom advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. I stumbled upon the suggestion that perhaps the Intel driver was installed but not enabled.


Last edited by RRT; at I have a Dell Latitude D with a built-in wifi card, however as of yet I have not been able to get it to work with Fedora linux. I would really appreciate any and all help.

Roshan 1 1 9. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Sign delll or log in Sign up using Google. Another weird experience in a past upgrade was that I had to have a hard-wired connection during install for the networking support to be installed.

[SOLVED] Dell Latitude D – WiFi setup

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Find More Posts by Hangdog If you need to reset your password, click here. November 18th, Join Date Nov Beans I downloaded the files in solution 2 at that link but I had to get linux-headers packages for kernel 3.

Well, lets start with the basics. That does sound much easier getting an intel wireless card but for now I will download the other distro and try to get broadcom working on there.


I used to have Windows XP on the laptop and the wifi card wireoess, so I know that it isn’t physically broken. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Visit the following links: Post as a guest Name.

The ipw driver is in Ubuntu Installing an Intel wireless card is almost always the first thing I do when I acquire laptop to refurbish.