The WiFi icon is displayed with an “empty WiFi” sign. I could be mistaken, but it looks to me from the information you’ve provided like that ought to work. The wireless card itself is designed by a top brand Qualcomm Atheros Communications Inc. Debian User Forums Skip to content. Post as a guest Name. Then install the downloaded broadcom-sta-dkms. Sign up using Facebook.

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No wifi on dell inspiron Ask Question. Is this the same situation now? Tried searching for documentation to fix this issue but unable to find any that makes sense.

I have Dell Inspiron as well. But i tried this before and nothing happened.

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I found a similar link online, where someone tweaked a Ubuntu package to be used. Although i can connect via Ethernet. Ask Ubuntu linud best with JavaScript enabled.

The driver can be loaded the first time with Code: Run sudo apt update if you haven’t already after installing Ubuntu. Please edit your question and add output dwll lspci -knn grep Net -A2 terminal command. This came with Ubuntu 12 and wifi worked well. Post as a guest Name. Connect to the internet with a cable or connect to a Wi-Fi network with your smart-phone and tether the connection over a usb cable. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

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Then there is no driver linx that card available. There is no Ubuntu Kevin Bowen 14k 14 58 Thanks for helping me. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and wirelesss policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Hi Pilot6This is the output of lspci -knn grep Net -A2 Install “module-assistant” and then run Code: If we don’t have something, just ask and we’ll try–we like challenges.

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What kind if risk are we taking about? I installed Ubuntu Broadcom Corporation BCM Broadcom Limited BCM Sign up using Facebook. The driver is inbuilt, and thus cannot be fetched online. Post as a guest Name. Last edited by james0 on