Sign up using Facebook. The only useful output in your description is the following output from the lspci command: None Link to a FAQ. Got him all set up with everything he’d need. Try loading up the live CD and see if it detects your wireless, of if its listed in the Restricted Drivers list. I’ve had numerous problems with getting Ubuntu to work with my wireless driver, I’ve done trouble shooting, followed loads of advise and even asked a professional to help.

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Any pointers lnux be useful. What are the details of the normal PC motherboard that you used to test? So seriously, does Ubuntu even support wireless internet? What Linux are you using?

More info on my problems here http: I’ve installed both 7. I’ve been searching for days,,thank you.

If you get information about an intel wireless card, then that’s why the broadcom drivers won’t work. This is the output of lspci on this computer: I’m suspecting here that the problem may be related to how the manufacturer of the laptop chose to implement Intel’s 8281 Bridge and maybe they didn’t bother complying with the App notes.

Policy Routing with Linux. I would say its quite possible. As was said earlier though. Can you try this command as it doesn’t look as Ubuntu even sees a wireless adapter lshw -C network You need firmware drivers to be installed as the wireless is in standby mode. Stumped here and could use any help out there Despite the Software Updater’s note that “the device is not working”, I’m having no issues as configured.


Access to some parts of the PCI configuration space intek restricted to root on many operating systems, so the features of lspci available to normal users are limited.

Or you can install mobule I would still update. If it is you may like to look at this post http: I got home, work, gfs house and friends house wireless networks saved for when i go to the specific places.

[SOLVED] Getting wireless card to work [Archive] – Ubuntu Forums

I had some problems getting Wi-fi enabled on a Dell Laptop, but it only took me about half an hour of searches using Google and on these forums to find a solution.

So, from the start, here’s what to do: Go to Applications-Accessories-Terminal and enter the linud lspci ifconfig Please copy the outputs for each command in turn by highlighting the output with the mouse, then press Ctrl-Shift-C to copy and Ctrl-V to paste here in a new post. For anyone experiencing similar issues, the problem had to do with the PCI Bridge not providing the correct voltages 3.

I’m hoping to get this info inhel for anyone else using a similar Dynex wifi card who can’t get the driver figured out until the corrections are made to the install moile proper What doesn’t work that makes you think you need a driver?


I also have installed a fibre channel card into the laptop’s available PCI slot.

The primary OS does not get choked at all. It can be pxi too. The lesson here is not to listen to red arrows in your taskbar – they are the technological equivalent of Satan I know they can’t make this a walk in the park for everyone with auto recognition and install of only the components we need, but it sure would be nice for the HW companies to get with the program and mpbile support their product within the OS.

I bought this wireless card off the internet which stated it has the ability to run on any Linux distribution, so yesterday it arrived, i shoved the CD in as it told me to, and i looked in the setup files, only to find drivers for almost corporatiom type of Linux except for Ubuntu.

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I suppose you turned up the voltage in BIOS? Also, ndiswrapper doesn’t do too well with the latest broadcom cards. Today we will see some of these useful commands that allow you to check the proper recognition of all our devices.

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