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Wifi is now working lika a charm on my D! In the “No Internet access” section, I was guided to grab two files comprising the firmware: In the section “Installing b43 drivers”I was guided to install the bfwcutter and firmware-binstaller. qlan
For all of these steps, I was connected to my router via an Ethernet cable. After finding your advice I was able to figure out where I was going wrong and get things up and running in about 10 minutes. The posting of advertisements, profanity, or minipck attacks is prohibited.
The last file is inside a compressed tar file. Once I downloaded the driver files, and extracted the firmware via bfwcutter, I woan the modprobe b43 commands on the Ubuntu WifiDocs pageand that made it work! Hopefully this post finds its way up the google ranks.
Reading the Linux Wireless b43 page which I got from the Broadcom cqrd Linux Driver page made me realize that I had to run the bfwcutter program.
Minopci worked perfectly fine. Since the computer is fairly old over five years oldI wanted to wipe Windows XP off of it, and run some kind of Linux. I then followed these instructions to run bfwcutter:. Once reported, our staff will be notified and the comment will be reviewed.
Results 1—2 of wlqn 1. Please submit your review for Network: Thank you for this helpful article. I had to download the bfwcutter package manually from launchpad. This package supports the following driver models: Skip to main content.
Network Adapters – Broadcom – Dell Wireless 1370 WLAN Mini-PCI Card Computer Driver Updates
I chose Ubuntu because I enjoy using the Drupal Quickstart project, which is an Ubuntu virtual machine. The above was the key. I was never able to find the firmware-binstaller I kept getting the “Unable to locate package firmware-binstaller” error from aptbut the bfwcutter was successfully installed. Pros installation was easy Cons not enough easy to fallow instructions Summary If you have A Dell Inspiron this is your solution for wireless needs Reply to this review Was this review helpful?
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I spend a lot of fell 2 days to fix this bug, with your guide it took me 3 minutes!
Advertising seems to be blocked by your browser. You are logged in as. I tried to mini;ci many Linux Distros, but everyone of them had the same problem.
Note that your submission may not appear immediately on our site. Double-clicking on the package caused the Ubuntu Software Center to install the bfwcutter, and from there I followed the steps from before. Only download this driver. I recently inherited an old Dell Latitude D laptop, but the wireless wasn’t working on it.
In May 28, chip maker Avago Technologies Ltd. I quickly found Ubuntu’s community page on wifi driversand after identifying my card via lspciI followed the section for the b43 driver.