Debian wiki on Broadcome diveices. The first thing I would do is untar the compressed file and see whether there is a readme file inside it. You must go to http: Last edited by gerlegion; at I declare this post solve.

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Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Find More Posts by frankbell View Blog. If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.

You should also look online for help specific to your wireless chipset – you can find out the chipset model number by running the ‘lspci’ or ‘lsusb’ commands in the terminal. CNET’s Forum on Linux is the best source for finding help or getting troubleshooting advice from a community of experts.

Last edited by frankbell; at This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

I hope this helps. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. It is however impossible to subsequently boot the USB drive afterwards, as it throws a kernel panic booting linx.


When I tried the first link, http: Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community. And yes it work I have wireless connections available.

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Archives May November Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is linuxx disabled once you log in. I’ve written off the hardware in question, having dropped too many hours trying the linux solution to no avail. My wireless does not work and I spent 4 hours reading posts with no solution found.

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INSTALLING Dell Wireless 1397 WLAN Mini-Card , UBUNTU

Dell Wireless BCM and creating interfaces. HTTP request sent, awaiting response This one tip will help you sleep better tonight A few seconds are all you need to get a better night’s rest. Thank you for your assistance. Please run the terminal command: Frankbell, you are right on that, but my problem is not with Ubuntu on my desktop. I do not have a lot of experience with linux, but i like the challenge and I need some help on this.


For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. I left it there and went to the second link to tried it at the installation of ‘module-assistant and wireless-tools’ the command line told me that firmware-binstall is partially install and if I want it to reinstall it.

All times are GMT March 13th, 8. Last edited by gerlegion; at This question has been asked before lnux already has an answer. Im running ubuntu on my main desktop and i loved it so much that i decided to go and ran another version on linux on my laptop, so i went with debian squeeze.

Find More Posts by gerlegion. March 13th, 7. Thay ALL had the locked out wireless with the “install within Windows” method, so it wasn’t an anomaly of my particular machine.