I’m also fairly new at dealing with Ubuntu, so please bear with me. O I do have ndiswrapper Solution works like a charm on Linux Mint If you post the output of lspci and lsmod, we hopefully will be able get you heading in the right direction. I was never able to find the firmware-binstaller I kept getting the “Unable to locate package firmware-binstaller” error from apt , but the bfwcutter was successfully installed. No assignee Edit question Solved by:

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Ubuntu Linux doesn’t find my internal wifi card

Originally Posted by dec27george. Results 1 to 7 of 7. You just use the package manager to install the proper package. The reason you need to worry about it is that Dell cards frequently use Broadcom chipsets, and mii-pci is a native Linux driver for those that Ubuntu almost certainly has and it can conflict with ndiswrapper.

This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only mni-pci from another source. Solution works like a charm on Linux Mint When I found your tutorial, I quicky reinstall Lubuntu – I already downloaded bfwcutter – and follow your suggestments. Find More Posts by jethroucc. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know.


[ubuntu] DELL Wireless WLAN Mini-PCI Card

Join Date Apr Beans 1. The above was the key.

Hopefully this post finds its way up the google ranks. I tried to install many Linux Distros, but everyone of them had the same problem.

Worked like a charm. I have Internet access when I switch back to Windows – I have a dual-boot thing going on. There are actually quite a variety of things that could be going wrong at this point, so until we have an idea of what is or is not happening, making any recommendations would be pointless.

Dell Wireless WLAN MiniPCI Card with Ubuntu

Done Building dependency tree Reading state information Wifi working perfect after these steps. I also did the following command but it still seems loaded: If it is something really simple that I am just missing I am sorry, I am completely clueless right now as far as what to do.

After ubuuntu the page over and over again I realized I was skipping an important step. Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?

This is the output: Can someone please provide me with a step by step guide or some guidance on how to fix this issue, or give wireelss a link to a place where it’s shown how to fix it.


Some distros Ubuntu and Fedora at the least already have a version of this driver in their repositories precompiled, tested and ready to go. Definitely helped me out as I was stuck on the same page as author and also skipped out on the “No Internet Access” steps.

English Edit question Status: Thank you Thank you for all of your help, I am now wireless. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

Making Wireless Work on a Dell D600 with Ubuntu

None Link to a FAQ. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Thank you for your interest in this question. Ubuntu Linux doesn’t find my internal wifi card Asked by 13770 B.