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Old 05-29-2011, 07:54 PM   #1
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Need a driver for a Dell 1390 wlan mini card in a inspiron 1590 for Ubuntu 11.04


I am new to Linux / Ubuntu and can not get Ubuntu 11.04 to recognize my Dell 1390 Mini Card WLAN. IT works fine with a Ethernet connection but does not find my WLAN. Can someone please offer so much desired help? I have a Inspiron 1521 with an AMD 64X Processor.

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Old 05-29-2011, 08:08 PM   #2
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We need more info about the chipset on that card to help you. Please post the output of
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lspci
 
Old 05-29-2011, 08:37 PM   #3
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Being a Dell, it's likely a Broadcom chip. See this thread on the Ubuntu forums.

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=297092
 
Old 05-29-2011, 09:26 PM   #4
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That's a very old article - if it is Broadcom, the STA driver should work.
Read this.
 
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Old 05-30-2011, 09:12 PM   #5
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Thanks to your help I now am working wireless. Thanks Again.
 
  


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