The above was the key. Congrats on getting it working! This is the output: It worked perfectly fine. Done Package hwinfo is not available, but is referred to by another package. Add new comment Comments Hopefully this post finds its way up the google ranks. I recently inherited an old Dell Latitude D laptop, but the wireless wasn’t working on it.

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For all of these steps, I was connected to my router via an Ethernet cable. In the section “Installing b43 wwirelessI was guided to install the bfwcutter and firmware-binstaller. O I do have ndiswrapper Open Source Consulting Domain Registration.

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Making Wireless Work on a Dell D600 with Ubuntu

This is the output: Click Here linuc receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. I have another laptop with Linux Mint It worked perfectly fine.


I am pretty sure I did ever step up to this point Is this supposed to be the case? This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only available from another source.

Dell Wireless 1370 (DW1370)

No such file or directory tar: Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. The other thing to worry about is the chipset that card uses. Probably the best place to start is the ndiswrapper wiki see my sig for the link.

I have downloaded ndiswrapper and the windows driver but I am a complete newbie when it comes to Linux in vard words I don’t know where to go from here so if someone could break down exactly what I have to do step by step it would be greatly appreciated. Anyway for what ever reason I can not set up my wireless.

In the “No Internet access” section, I was guided to grab two files comprising the firmware: May 5th, 7. All of the above was done with the “live” CD.

[ubuntu] DELL Wireless WLAN Mini-PCI Card

Congrats on getting it working! Review your favorite Linux distribution. It seems connected via the internal card now.


This step is described in the “b43 – No Internet access” section. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. I installed Ubuntu through Wubi Installer, so I can connect to the interent through my xp sp3 home os.

Join Date May Beans 2. May 16th, 3. Carroll, III arnett-b-carroll-3rd said on No such file or directory. I was never able to find the firmware-binstaller I kept getting the “Unable to locate package firmware-binstaller” error from aptbut the bfwcutter was successfully installed. If it is something really simple that I am just missing I am sorry, I am completely clueless right now as far as what to do.