Share This Page Tweet. This step is described in the “b43 – No Internet access” section. Wifi working perfect after these steps. Alienware 17 R5 from Dell Outlet zdevilinside , Dec 26, at 6: Yes, my password is: After some investigation, I learned that it somehow didn’t have a wireless card! All of the above was done with the “live” CD.

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Whisper – Don’t tell I quickly found Ubuntu’s community page on wifi driversand after identifying my card via lspciI followed the section for the b43 driver. Share This Page Tweet.

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Double-clicking on the package deell the Ubuntu Software Center to install the bfwcutter, and from there I followed the steps from before. I thought I was following the right steps, but the wireless continued to not work.

Whats funny is that when I lucky got boot it up successfully, I looked at the taskbar, the wireless link icon was missing. Add new comment Comments Hopefully this post finds its way up the google ranks. All of the above was done with the “live” CD. Yes, my password is: 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.


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de,l So I went ahead do to a fresh clean install of XP. So far, no asking for drivers and no BSOD. It worked perfectly fine.

Saved me a lot of time. I searched in so many forums for a solution, but nothing worked.

Making Wireless Work on a Dell D600 with Ubuntu

Dell Latitude, Vostro, and Precision. It works properly now!

This step is described in the “b43 – No Internet access” section. Log in or Sign up. Tweak Dec 21, Solution works like a charm on Linux Mint 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. Alienware 17 R5 from Dell Outlet zdevilinsideDec 26, at 6: Similar Threads – Dell D Mystery.

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Wifi working perfect after these steps. When I found your tutorial, I quicky reinstall Lubuntu – I already downloaded bfwcutter – and follow your suggestments. Wifi ;ci now working lika a charm on my D! She has the Dell Latitude D, the same as mine. Hey guys, I am helping out my friend.


The installation procedure went A Ok. When I de,l Ubuntu Jamerton Dec 20, I tried to install many Linux Distros, but everyone of them had the same problem. Thankfully, she has another laptop, newer one and have her backup stuffs.