I know the card is not the problem, as I used it with no problem for months. I had a similar problem with a brand new Inspiron ; it just refused to recognise any wireless networks. I would fire up the Mint – drink a julip In terminal lspci -nnOnce you have the pci number you have hope. Rickys fowler driver presidential candidates. View , Download Dell Latitude. Aaron Dec 27, at 6: Displaying Dell wireless dual band wlan mini-card linux driver.

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A patch apparently exists but llnux fixed it for me. There is absolutely no reason not to go to the manufacturer for drivers when they are available.

My wish is to bring Linux, especially Ubuntu, to the public schools in Kenya and possibly into small businesses.

Sign up for a new account in our community. Main reason I chose an Intel card this time around over a Broadcom Dell card is the open source driver support. Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

Wireless cards- Dell 1390, 1490 vs. Intel 3945?

I’ve never had to install a Linux distro or reconfigure my drivers and network management to accompany a 14490 different, and open source. I had a horrible experience with the Dell cards that we had on the D’s at work had about 5 laptops, wireless didn’t work properly half the 14490, in the most random of cases.


I would suspect that you need a driver, seeing as it works in windows, thus ruling out hardware fault. Important details in Dell output: Hi Rootpane Wireless cards in linux is.

I have done some significant searching on the web and all signs point to a non-existent driver. As per linuxwireless wiki page for broadcom cards, your device is supported by both the native b43 driver and 14900 proprietary sta driver.

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Displaying Dell wireless dual band wlan mini-card linux linuux. Password Please enter a password for your user account. For Dell users, this means that they now have Wi-Fi support for the Dell, and Getting wireless running on open suse If you use the Dell card, you lose liunx “Centrino” name. Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community.


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No, create an account now. You can install relevant drivers by connecting to the internt via a wired connection, opening Terminal liunx running this command.

If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post. Your lsmod says wl module is loaded which is proprietary driver and should have worked. That sold me on choosing Intel over Broadcom, but might not be important to you as a user. Now I also have a D here pretty modified but still a Dell D Posted May 14, PBHussOct 22, Latitude E, WlanLinux Drivers 8k.

EleisonOct 22, StormJumper Nov 10, Jobs 1 – 10 of Operating System Windows 7 Ultimate x Someone said Broadcom bcm Linux driver rhel would work. I enjoy converting oinux by preaching about Linux and Open Source.

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