It would be nice if a Linux driver was available!. According to John Hull, Dell’s Manager of Linux OS Engineering, “updated Linux wireless drivers that support cards based on the Broadcom , , , and chipsets” are now available. Please do so and try this: It has a DW wireless card Broadcomm? May 03, Since I had always some problems in installing my Dell wireless driver on wlan linux Ubuntu; I have decided to put it here the method I used. It works fine on my system with 2GB of ram, anything more and I get a hard lock sec after using the wifi.

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Open source or not. Results 1 – 15 of No different than going to Nvidia or ATI for drivers over the crap that is in the repos by crap I mean outdated drivers.

Think I will go drink me some mint julips. In order to have a “Centrino” laptop, you have to use the Intel chipset, processor, and wireless card.

But here’s the info I got. In the past particularly with. Please report back because I’d linuux to upgrade to the same card in my newer inspiron! Monitor 2 x Acer 24 inch IPS.


WLAN Card – DW 1490 Upgrade

As a result of this effort, Broadcom released an updated Linux wireless driver that supports cards based on the Broadcom,and chipsets, which include the Dell, llinux Wireless cards. May 03, Since I had always some problems in installing my Dell wireless driver on wlan linux Ubuntu; I have decided to put it here the method I used. The occasional problems we’ve seen tend to either stem from a problem with the antenna or an unlucky bad apple in the batch.

Important details in Dell output: I’d also like to know is the Intel Posted May 14, Cooling Corsair Hi v2.

Can’t get Dell Wireless 1490 card to work in Ubuntu

I am considering installing Fedora on Dell Inspiron laptop. I can’t get the wireless card to work in Ubuntu although wired connectivity works just fine. I m having serious problems installing the Broadcom drivers for worked. In order to be able to post messages on the Overclock.

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For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome. I hated not having WiFi in Linux or having to jump through a zillion hoops just get it working The stated driver under Driver is to be used for the linked article.


I mean what’s the point. I’ll buy this one on ebay: Already have an account? The problem is due to a bug in the native driver shipped with Ubuntu 7. Dell ne faisant pas parti de la liste des fournisseurs dans la doc bien que vendant des.

Both messages above apply Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. Options Quote message in reply? I’ve went to their site and gotten source off the FTP to extract the newest firmware with no amazing results.

The factors that make one better than the other depends on you though Is there a way to find a driver and manually install it? Dell Wireless Dual Band Failed to save quote. That sold me on choosing Intel over Broadcom, but might not be important to you as a user.

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