I spent four hours trying to get the wi-fi set up on my computer. Whisper – Don’t tell Tweak Dec 21, I thought I was following the right steps, but the wireless continued to not work. This step is described in the “b43 – No Internet access” section.
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All of the above was done with the “live” CD. Saved me a lot of time.
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This step is described in the “b43 – No Internet access” section. For all of these steps, I was connected to my router via an Ethernet cable. So far, no asking for drivers and no BSOD. So I thought to myself, what if it is the wireless driver is causing the problem. Do you already have an account? I had to download the bfwcutter package manually from launchpad.
Thank you for this helpful article. Double-clicking on the package caused the Ubuntu Software Center to lci the bfwcutter, and from there I followed the steps from before.
Your name or email address: Wifi is now working lika a charm on my D! Anyway, she told me that her D was acting up, she said that Windows kept on asking her to install a driver for the unknown device. I thought I was stuck, but it turned out de,l I still needed to download the firmware!
Making Wireless Work on a Dell D600 with Ubuntu
Is that her wireless card becoming faulty??? I spent four hours dekl to get the wi-fi set up on my computer. Discussion in ‘ Dell ‘ started by NetBrakrMar 19, I chose Ubuntu because I enjoy using the Drupal Quickstart project, which is an Ubuntu virtual machine. Once I downloaded the driver files, and extracted the firmware via bfwcutter, I executed the modprobe b43 commands on the Ubuntu WifiDocs pageand that made it work!
I will have to check it tonight. I tried to install many Linux Distros, but everyone of them had the same problem.
The bwfwcutter is a “firmware cutter”, a tool to extract firmware from Broadcom 43xx driver files object files.
The installation procedure went A Ok. Pcii Dec 21, I recently inherited an old Dell Latitude D laptop, but the wireless wasn’t working on it. Yes, my password is: When I found your tutorial, I quicky reinstall Lubuntu – I already downloaded bfwcutter – and follow your suggestments.
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I saw the “device not ready firmware missing ” message. I thought I was following the right steps, but the wireless continued to not work. Share This Page Tweet.
Since the computer is fairly old over five years oldI wanted to wipe Windows Ddell off of it, and run some kind of Linux. You are here Home. Whisper – Don’t tell Wifi working perfect after these steps. Add new comment Comments Hopefully this post finds its way up the google ranks.