May 3, at 5: Join Date Oct Beans 1. It’s easier to understand. Getting started Download Ubuntu I have included the. I do have another laptop with working wifi connection. Jorge Tijerina 3 1 2.

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Now you have internet connection. March 6, at 8: The tip from Ja was great too. July 30, at 8: I had a quick look and there’s wirelezs bunch of stuff relating to your dell in askubuntu and here, but they all seemed to be for older ubuntu releases.


Will now run Ubuntu properly, and Linux Mint from a usb flash drive. August 27, at It’s actually pretty easy. November 15th, 2.

Linux laptops with WiFi are a special treat because I can relocate them inzpiron spots where I can access them directly when needed, or ssh into them from my Macbook Air. Every time I type the sudo command it asks for a password. But finally something worked. Next came Firefox and GEdit.


January 3, at 6: Whats up with the broadcom anyway, always seems to be a snag for me an successful linux installation. This worked great on my Ubuntj E I chose it, typed in the network password, and Ubuntu did the rest.

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May 11, at 8: I remembered using Ubuntu once before on an earlier model Dell laptop and being able to pick up the driver during updates when I jacked it into an RJ45 hardwired port. You just saved a laptop from a high velocity shock against a concrete wall!!! Ispiron uninstalled and reinstalled the driver, and after a restart, it did the trick.

But this time, my connections began to become laggy after a few minutes and so I tried your solution from above. The only surprise I got was a good one. Log in or sign up in seconds.


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How do I get past that? July 4, at 6: November 15th, 3. Then, I upgraded fresh install to Mint 16 using the Broadcom drivers from the package manager again. March 10, at 7: I was almost giving up on this after a 3 day search.