You might need to install drivers. I searched around for a while and got nothing. Followed suggestions of http: Vague questions receive vague answers. Linux is basically working but with some sore spots — including the wireless LAN. Module wl not found. I purchased RedHat basic service, but after a week of playing one-message-per-day email ping-pong with me they said “Ain’t my job, man”, because RedHat doesn’t supply that driver.

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How do I setup Dell Wireless WLAN mini card for Linux RHEL for Workstation ?

Disregard the message below, left in only for reference. Linux – Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux. You can verify by using lspci at the command prompt, it should show a Broadcom bcm I believe, for that wireless card.

All times are GMT Has its own partition, 20GB. I’m editing my most recent posting because I found the solution to that final problem.

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Identical results using 2. For more info, search for “dell linux”. Followed suggestions of http: Validate you don’t have a older wl. Further progress to next roadblock Thanks again, farslayer.


But I still don’t see my Wireless connection. 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.

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Ubuntu Wireless Problem… “device not ready (firmware missing)” Dell Wireless 1395 WLAN mini-card

Are you new min-card LinuxQuestions. You might need to install drivers. My laptop is grey. I would try booting to a live linux CD to see if it works in linux. Ubuntu gnome-nettool Edit question Assignee: Tried this both as root and normal login.

Checked each property at http: Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Go mini-carr “Services” tab.

Continued with remaining steps: I searched around for a while and got nothing. From the RedHat environment: Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. ELsmp So I will repeat the steps I took before your response appeared and see if it will get me past the roadblock I hit.


As I said, I will repeat the sequence using the output from uname -R, and report the outcome. First off – I apologize for being another of the people who have issues with their wireless in Ubuntu Anyway – that’s all the info I really have right now.

Worked like a charm. How to make my Dell wlan minicard work Ask Question. Replacing existing driver with wl. If it doesnt work but linux sees it, it might now work with all distros then its likely the card is dead.