Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Join Date Feb Beans May 16th, I know that you initially said and since you seem to be the best authority on the topic that I have found I am going to give that another go in the next couple of evenings unless you know of a distro that would be more fit as my first Linux OS. I have wired internet but I am unable to get my wireless card to work at all.

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Sign in Already have an account? I found other machines, like Acer, etc that had higher models, but something they support previous cards as well. If something doesn’t work, their mailing list is the proper place to ask. You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. Here is what Larry had to say on the subject a couple of weeks ago: Aireless be worth a shot.

Broadcom BCM wireless help holy freakin crap it worked!! All times are GMT As far as I can tell they have all installed fine, and i was able to get ndiswrapper to find the installed driver, but not the actual hardware itself.


Bcm431 Date Feb Beans May 15th, 8. After I used “ndiswrapper -l” to check the status, I got “invalid driver”. I am very new to linux and so I am sure this is to some degree operator error as much as anything else.

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The main thing is that they’re using the same chipset, regardless of who badges them, be it Acer, Dell, etc. Broadcom BCM wireless help.

Results 1 to 10 of Ive checked this out but cant seem to find anything May 15th, 3. Try this driver for Dell Vostro However, it failed to install.

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I have wired internet but I am unable to get my wireless card to work at all. As a result, your viewing experience will be diminished, and you may not be able to execute some actions.

Sign up for a new account in our community. May 16th, 9. Join Date Jan Beans 5, I have used the suggested drivers in wirelrss of the walkthrus, as well as the drivers on HP’s sight for both Vista and XP. Posted December 22, Just go through them and try the one that might work for you. Did you use this driver?