After I followed the steps I restarted and every thing worked great. Rahmat H Slamet says: Worse, though was the performance. Also, I have dual boot with win7. Any help would be awesome! I have a Gateway MT laptop. I do have another laptop with working wifi connection.

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Have just resurrected an old Dell Wireles Any help would be super awesome. July 1, at 6: Log in or sign up in seconds.

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How to Fix Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless Driver on Ubuntu and Linux Mint

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log innspiron September 11, at 7: Hi, I tried this with a Dell Inspiron m and my wireless now works but my ethernet no longer works.


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WiFi was enabled immediatly without any 15520, after following your instructions just once and in the process learned some more about Linux. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities.

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May 14, at 7: When doing this kind of thing do NOT assume that a solution for older Ubuntu releases work for yours. This worked great on my Dell E Been spending ages looking around for a solution! July 28, at Thank you for the easy fix.

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[SOLVED] Wifi Driveres without Ethernet connection for Dell Inspiron Ubuntu

So finally I rebooted into the traditional Gnome Shell and found an interface I could live with. After multiple attempts with other recommended solutions, yours worked.


Also, I have dual boot with win7. November 8, at 9: Your email address will not be published. I cannot use “default” proprietary drivers that can be enabled in Software Center, since it disables Ethernet.

No wireless connectivity on Dell Inspiron Ask Question. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. Surely there must be a better way.

It will be downloaded and installed. I have the same answer from your first of two commands above but the second command nothing. September 26, 15200 5: