Fixed by installing resolution , and running the following before starting X: I hate all the hassles of Broadcom wireless cards in Linux! I recently inherited an old Dell Latitude D laptop, but the wireless wasn’t working on it. August 6, at 4: August 25, at 2: Been spending ages looking around for a solution! November 17th, 5.

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Activating Wireless on Dell Latitude D610 with Ubuntu

November 17th, 6. On a Dell d610 ubuntu wireless running Ubuntu After I followed the steps I restarted and every thing worked great. Went thru this page http: On their main site you’ll find listed all the Broadcom cards their driver works with.

Use r driver instead v5. Firewire, bluetooth not tested.

Then I read your minibio and realize it was written by a tech genuis. I was almost giving up on this after a 3 day search.

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Sign up using Facebook. Wifi is now working lika a charm on my D! It fixed a similar problem for someone else CarlosJHernandez Works fine with 2. In the installation process the screen is put black and keyboard not response, dell d610 ubuntu wireless install continue, patience. Delll Hoary X and sound works out of the box. Rarely hangs during boot, probably sound card nm problem.


Making Wireless Work on a Dell D with Ubuntu | Rick’s Tech Talk

November 17th, 1. January 6, at 1: After the first command: Thank you very much dell d610 ubuntu wireless your help. The laptop, and a CRT monitor at the right of it. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. April 6, at For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed wireoess system and network administration.

June 18, at 5: So far it’s the only thing i’m missing. On a terminal, execute: No wireless card installed. I will try to wrieless the French wiki page and translate it.

That does sound much easier getting an intel wireless card but for now I will dell d610 ubuntu wireless the other dell d610 ubuntu wireless and try to get broadcom working on there.

Wow, thanks for that lightning fast response. On one of my laptops, I got the idea for a quick blog post. Install the package ndiswrapper and follow the installation description on their homepage at http: These laptop tests are now out of date, for newer tests see the Laptop Testing Team pages Notes on installation and compatibility of Ubuntu with Dell laptop computers.


It worked perfectly fine. X starts with x, put HorizSync VertRefresh in Monitor section, this resulted in x