Broadcom are very well supported on Linux nowadays Sorry to be a traitor to the cause and say that on a kubuntu forum But if someone was grappling with the same problem on a Dell D Latitude laptop, this is the way to go. And I noticed that the procedure whould have to be repeated after each kernel update. Originally Posted by jasonrye. How do I install wireless drivers on my Dell D laptop without a wired connection?

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Getting wireless to work on Dell Latitude D/ getting [seeing] the driver

I have been trying different things to get my Broadcom wireless card working on my Dell Latitude D laptop. Tags for this Thread wireless not working. December 2nd, 5.


The system does not see my wireless, and I have read somewhere that ubuntu and kubuntu should have a driver for that from broadcom. Originally Posted by Bucky Ball. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

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Broadcom are very well sell on Linux nowadays Am running Ubuntu It’s supposed to be a gift for my girlfriend which she was going to get tomorrow, so if anyone can help me with step by step instructions between now and then it will be greatly appreciated If you do a real install to a hard drive or a persistent install to USB the wireless card would probably work ‘automagically’ without you needing to faff about.

Going to the Muon Package Manager I can’t get no satisfaction because writing in there anything that is not an application name seems to be yielding no results.


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I’ve done that with a coupla laptops. Okay, so, after many hours of dealing with this, I finally found an answer. December 2nd, 6.

Whew, I lucked out. I’m not very linux saavy. All times are GMT. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Does anybody knows how to fix the wireless connection?

Everything I have tried runs me into a dead end.

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Ubuntu is installed to the USB dongle like it would be to a hard drive? December 2nd, 4.

In the former case, you can’t ‘install’ wireless drivers to installation media.