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Find More Posts by jsteel. If the additional drivers fail, see: In the futue test LL live first, and remember when you get a locked Windows machine, lost Windows admin or unknown password run chntpw from LL live first. Also if it’s a USB device you might have some luck in using the lsusb command adding more verbose switches, lsusb -vvv to try and get more info out of the system about the hardware. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Recently I bought a Dell Inspiron laptop for my son.

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Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Install the Broadcom wireless driver. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. You have a couple of options here.

Eddie Quezada 11 1 3. Make sure to locate the correct OEM asset number. In a window titled, Editing Wireless conenction 1 under the Wireless tab I see: For your Inspironyou need to install the Broadcom wireless drivers.

I have an openSUSE cd aswell so if wirekess drivers work on both even better. Visit the following links: Look into Ubuntu Jaunty. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.


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November 18, All should work “out of the box”. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy wureless cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Join our community today! I noticed one of the 2 drivers listed was a Broadcom driver so installed it and when I disconnected my wifi options came up nicely.

Mint 17 – Inspiron 1545 no WiFi fix

I believe there is a way to mount the installation media so that is is used as repository, this is on the edge of my understanding right now. Even I have the same problem. The time now is If it’s anything but minimal or a Live it should be ok.

You can triage this a couple inspirkn ways.

I have no idea what that means but still no ethernet Any ideas where I should go next? The Fedora 12 LiveCD works fine.

I do know that the Wifi was functioning when I placed it with a youth 7 months ago, however because it picked up a virus when it was running Win 10 when I got it back I simply wiped it with DBAN as I could not get into the computer to assess anything. Do you see the network icon in the top right corner? See the first link below Be careful to type them correctly as you could brick the board. Is it built-in to the computer or do you have another adapter?


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I did use wireless before that when I had windows installed on my Dell, but then I switched to Ubuntu and the option for Wireless never worked. By the by, Slackware is an excellent distro for persons wanting to learn programming, as it includes by default many of the tools needed for software development.

Last Jump to page: They hope these examples will help you ljnux get imspiron better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

Originally Posted by syg Click on it and you should see your network. I also re-booted in case that was required, still no go. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

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