Add new comment Comments Hopefully this post finds its way up the google ranks. You are here Home. I spend a lot of time 2 days to fix this bug, with your guide it took me 3 minutes! I spent four hours trying to get the wi-fi set up on my computer. After finding your advice I was able to figure out where I was going wrong and get things up and running in about 10 minutes.
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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. Jamerton Dec 20, Whats funny is that when I lucky got boot it up successfully, I looked at the taskbar, the wireless link icon was missing. It works properly now! Saved me a lot of time.
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All of the above was pcl with the “live” CD. So you might be right. However, when I finished installing all of the drivers, it happen again, it ask for a driver, and BSOD sometimes, not all of the time.
I had to download the bfwcutter package manually from launchpad.
Dell 3X548 Latitude D600 Mini PCI Wireless Network Card
Is that her wireless card becoming faulty??? Thankfully, she has another laptop, newer one and have her backup stuffs. I recently inherited an old Dell Latitude D laptop, but the wireless wasn’t working on it.
Similar Threads – Dell D Mystery. I thought I was following the right steps, but the wireless continued to not work. So I went ahead do to a fresh clean install of XP. Skip to main content.
Dell Latitude D Specs – CNET
She has the Dell Latitude D, the same as mine. This step is described in the “b43 – No Internet access” section.
Alienware 17 R5 from Dell Outlet zdevilinsideDec 26, at 6: Reading the Linux Wireless b43 page which I got from the Broadcom 43xx Linux Driver page made me realize that I had to run the bfwcutter program.
After reading the page over and over again I realized I was skipping an important step.
I then followed these instructions to run bfwcutter: You must log in or sign up to reply here. I spend a lot of time 2 days to fix this bug, with your guide xell took me 3 minutes! I quickly found Ubuntu’s community page on wifi driversand after identifying my card via lspciI followed the section for the b43 driver.
Making Wireless Work on a Dell D600 with Ubuntu
The installation procedure went A Ok. Dell Latitude, Vostro, and Precision. Once I downloaded the driver files, and extracted the firmware via bfwcutter, I executed the modprobe b43 commands on the Ubuntu WifiDocs pageand that made it work!
In the section “Installing b43 drivers”I was guided to install the bfwcutter and firmware-binstaller. Definitely helped me out as I was stuck on the same ddll as author and also skipped out on the “No Internet Access” steps. Since the computer is fairly old over five years oldI wanted to wipe Windows XP off of it, and run some kind of Linux. Solution works like d6000 charm on Linux Mint Tweak Dec 21,