A patch apparently exists but never fixed it for me. If it is not in the man pages or the how-to’s this is the place! When I rebooted, the “new” driver hardware was found and I configured it using all defaults. BB code is On. I installed ubuntu on my old HP.

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Can’t get Dell Wireless 1490 card to work in Ubuntu

Linux driver available for Dell Wireless cards Christopher Tozzi’s blog from Thursday djal me of the announcement that I never made: Something wicked happened resolving ‘us. How can I figure out which of the solutions on http: Thank you very much!

Just try sudo modprobe b44 or sudo modprobe b It seems like you’re still lacking firmware for your wi-fi chipset.

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome. An interesting thing is that if I boot up with the usb stick that I used to install Ubuntu, the wired connection works fine and the Broadcom driver is listed in software and updates – additional drivers.


It works fine on my system with 2GB of ram, anything more and I get a hard lock sec after using the wifi. What I have found is b44 comes in linux-image. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our mini-cagd terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

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So you may try reinstalling linux-image as well. Not only do they stay up to date, many patches come out that fix plain source. Huckle 5, 4 20 I would suspect that you need a driver, seeing as it works in windows, thus ruling out hardware fault. Thanks for your response. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration.


[ubuntu] Dell Wireless Dual-Band WLAN Mini-Card Rev. broadcom STA driver doesnt work

And I had the wireless card working again! Broadcom Corporation BCM Can you try this answer and see if it works for you? From the RedHat environment: Post as a guest Name. Operating System Windows 7 Ultimate x This should get me up and running.

There are no additional drivers available in software and updates. Details are enough for me to follow. Tablets Laptops and Netbooks Phones.

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I can’t get the wireless card to work in Ubuntu although wired connectivity works just fine. Disregard the message below, left in only for reference.