First, I installed Ubuntu Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. December 1st, 1. Can I use a USB to upload the driver’s needed without having to drag my laptop to a wired connection? Any other tricks I can use to get the wifi working. I do not have a wired internet connection available to me, all I can do is download files to my phone and transfer them to my laptop by USB. Broadcom are very well supported on Linux nowadays

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Results 1 to 9 of 9. I hope that Tammy has found some success by now, but as you pointed out, Linux is not always plug-and-play simple but it is getting better. Cheap dongles can bring their own problems though I’ll look into it further though, or maybe someone else will set us straight.

Dell Latitude D630 Laptop install challenge

I have been trying different things to get my Broadcom wireless card d63 on my Dell Latitude D laptop. How do I install wireless drivers on my Dell D laptop without a wired connection?


Sometimes it seems that the easiest wireless “fix” for new users is to 1 Try another distro, or 2 Purchase a cheap dongle. Woo-hoo living the dream!! Your name or email address: Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

I’ve recently acquired a used Dell Latitude D and have put Mint on it. The time now is Can I use a USB to upload the driver’s needed without having to drag my laptop to a wired connection? After copying the two files to my home directory I ran in terminal: IIshould be able to just savesthem to the usb and download them to thw computrr like other drivers.

In the former case, you can’t ‘install’ wireless drivers to installation media. Sign up d63 Email and Password.

I may have the time backwards I use an external keyboard and mouse so it’s a bit of a hassle to pack it up and drag it to a friend’s house. Does anybody knows how to fix the wireless connection? I am working on uploading pictures for you. I have Ubuntu Post as a guest Name. December 1st, 1. I am back with another install attempt. Everything seems to be operational except for the wireless. What I have noticed as well is that the date and time changes in Win 7, Keeps showing the next day.


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I am not able to hook up to wired. December 2nd, 5. Am wjreless Ubuntu Welcome to Our Community While Linux. I have a link to the driver’s I would need.

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Feb 16, Messages: There is still a process running in this terminal.