Mark Reitblatt mark-reitblatt wrote on Once the card is listed as installed, click “bcmwl5” to select it, then click the “Configure Network” to bring up the computer’s network settings. Awesome, I’m going to check there now! Here are the instructions I’m working with: If you miss this step, you will have to run Chkdisk Windows usually does this automagically and reboot to Ubuntu again.

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To have the generic kernel working as fine as the mono-cpu one, I had to do the following: Use -e to remove it user user-laptop: If it still does not work, consult a linux-experienced friend. Install ndiswrapper When set up correctly, works flawlessly.

You can go ahead and select Ubuntu. Media Card Reader The onboard media card reader functions, without additional user configuration, after a new install of Ubuntu Gutsy.

Install the expected generic modules: Most of the advices are to install the drivers by hand by recompiling them first. When given boot options for the LiveCD, press F6 for other options and you should see a command line with commands already entered.

A3sthetix dvca Success 1. If it does not, then double check that the card is completely plugged into the slot, and try redownloading the driver file to make sure you do not have a corrupt download.


If you are successful on reboot the wireless light will turn blue and you can install the package gnome-network-manager, if not already installed.


I’m not sure why your wireless card vanished from your network settings, bcmw5l how to get it back I’m on a Mac right now and have never tried to set up a wireless driver with ndiswrapper on Ubuntu before. This time I’m having a new issue. Lines beginning with ” ” are ignored.

Because of Gutsy’s improved power management, this should no longer be an issue. Having the sound working If nothing is done, the sound led remains red meaning it is not usable even if the system seems to know it.

Ubuntu and my wireless– , etc.

The dmesg errors are: Once installed you have to reboot, and you can connect using kppp in kde or gppp in gnome. Using 3D Graphics Acelleration If your 3d graphics card isn’t working and it is the intel modelthen you are probibly running gutsy or erlier.

Wireless should work without any additional configuration needed. Here is a list of software that work and do not work with the webcam. Dell Wireless Hopefully this Wiki page will help sort out some of the hardware issues that arise from this series. Invalid argument user user-laptop: Some problems only with the nvidia driver.


Ubuntu Manpage: bfwcutter – Utility for extracting Broadcom 43xx firmware

The next time it should smoothly apply the screen resolution configured for the mono-cpu kernel that is, x resolution.

For models that have the intel onboard video chipset, installing the package “resolution” from the repositories will solve this problem. I tried driver R and it did not work.

This bug has been reported here for feisty, but it applies to Gutsy too: To do that refer to ubunhu page. Thank you so much.

Wireless Intel Chipsets Some dv models have the Intel Wireless chipset, and should work out-of-the-box with a basic Ubuntu install. Using the arrow keys, select the top-most ‘kernel’ entry and press ‘e’ on your keyboard. Don’t do it all at once, that will not work. With the instalation of the proprietary drivers.