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I have used Backtrack in the past, however I prefer the “emptiness” of a wirwless-n, proper Ubuntu install, so I can configure it how I want from the start, without having to re-configure Backtrack and risk breaking some of the installed software, most of which falls outside what I usually have to use.
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It is easy to force a device to load another driver, eell it’s very difficult and usually impossible to get the wrong driver to actually operate and connect. In my post http: The 3 steps in answer 2 worked for me on my Dell Inspiron similar to the for Ubuntu Here is what I have learned so far.
Dell Wireless (DW) – WikiDevi
Also, if anyone knows a way to specify which kernel driver and modules a piece of hardware uses it may well be very handy. Jules In Network Indicator menu click on edit connections and see if it’s listed there?
I’m sure they are incorrect. After some investigation, I found that the broadcom drivers aren’t actually being loaded properly Any ideas what I need to do to get this working?
Dell wireless BCM Ubuntu Jules 1 2 Thanks for the responses. How to make my Dell wlan minicard work.
Dell Wireless 1520 (DW1520)
This reminds me of one of my favorite questions on this forum which I’ve seen many times. Are you sure that you activated your Broadcom STA driver?.
Hi, welcome to AskUbuntu and thanks for your contribution. This bug seems to be related: I have no options for wireless networks in the networks menu, only for my wired network.
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A workaround of the same general kind as the one proposed in comment 4 of that bug would presumably have worked for me, but simpler was to switch to using the ‘b43’ driver rather than ‘wl’.
Sign up using Email and Password. The driver wl is correct for your device, I believe. No, the wireless section of the connection editing dialog is empty.
After installing the Broadcom STA driver from the Proprietary drivers selection I was able to connect to my wireless network, however the connection repeatedly drops.