In the section “Installing b43 drivers” , I was guided to install the bfwcutter and firmware-binstaller. Alienware 17 R5 from Dell Outlet zdevilinside , Dec 26, at 6: I was never able to find the firmware-binstaller I kept getting the “Unable to locate package firmware-binstaller” error from apt , but the bfwcutter was successfully installed. For all of these steps, I was connected to my router via an Ethernet cable. She has the Dell Latitude D, the same as mine. This step is described in the “b43 – No Internet access” section. Thank you for your help.
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Thankfully, she has another laptop, newer one and have her backup stuffs. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Similar Threads – Dell D Mystery. The bwfwcutter is a “firmware cutter”, a tool to extract firmware from Broadcom 43xx driver files object files. After finding your advice I was able to ppci out where I was going wrong and get things up and running in about 10 minutes.
Yes, my password is: Alienware 17 R5 from Dell Outlet zdevilinsideDec 26, at 6: Is that her wireless card becoming faulty??? eell
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!
I spent four hours trying to get the wi-fi set up on my computer. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Dell Latitude, Vostro, and Precision. Whats funny is that when I lucky got boot it up successfully, I looked at the taskbar, the wireless link icon was missing.
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Saved me a lot of time. You are here Home. For all of these steps, I was connected to my router via pi Ethernet cable.
Hey guys, I am helping out my friend. When I installed Ubuntu So far, no asking for drivers and no BSOD. Log in or Sign up. Solution works like a charm on Linux Mint All of the above was done with the “live” CD.
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Definitely helped me out as I was stuck on the same page as author and also skipped out on the “No Internet Access” steps. 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.
It works properly now! Wifi is now working lika a charm on my D! So I went ahead do to a fresh clean install of XP.
Wifi working perfect after these steps. This step is described in the “b43 – No Internet access” section.
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I saw the “device not ready firmware missing ” message. Tweak Dec 21, I chose Pcu because I enjoy using the Drupal Quickstart project, which is an Ubuntu virtual machine. She has the Dell Latitude D, the same as mine. When I found your tutorial, I quicky reinstall Lubuntu – I already downloaded bfwcutter – and follow your suggestments.