This bug report was marked as Incomplete and has not had any updated comments for quite some time. After waiting for about 2 min I click the wireless icon and select connect to hidden network and select my hidden SSID out of the dropdown on the pop-up. I had this exact issue. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Intel’s drivers are open-source and included in the Linux kernel by default. I have thought of marking this as a security vulnerability as it has forced me to make the SSID of my wireless network visible, but I suppose that is not the correct designation.

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Make sure to either uninstall the ipw packages, or configure the wireless card to use the iwl module rather than the ipw module in YaST. Fn-F8 switches between the local, external, and dual display dll I haven’t tested this. Please help as this is driving me mad i’m clearly a simpleton.

Retief de Villiers retief-devilliers wrote on Please reopen if this is still an issue in the current Ubuntu release http: The time now is Knuffel knuffelbund wrote on I can’t find the built-in webcam in the YaST Hardware Information application, but it is recognized in the boot log and seems to work in applications such as Skype and Kopete. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.


Intel’s drivers are open-source and included in the Linux kernel by default. I then reconfigured my wireless router with an open SSID and immediately it was possible to connect to the router. So it’s is impossible to connect to hidden network, but hidden network is working fine.

Installing B43 Wireless Driver in Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron

This most commonly happens with Broadcom wireless drivers because ubuntu is open source, it can’t distribute some non- open source drivers If you haven’t already, depl if ubuntu can resolve it itself with additional drivers. AR Wireless Network Adapter rev It remains the same as before, the wifi led is blue and the hard switch works, but it won’t detect any wifi.

All times are GMT Don’t use this space for a list of your hardware. If you don’t type it, the terminal won’t find the script.

GNU/Linux on a Dell Inspiron 1525

To post a comment you must log in. You need to log in to change this bug’s status. Find More Posts by easuter. My system has the following components:.

Open a terminal window in the directory you downloaded the script and type: About problems due to upgrading.

Broadcom B43 This was helpful: Same wificard same problem on lenovo S10 netbook. The Inspiron is available in various configurations. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an 155 of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. I finally solved the issue after re-installing linux.


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Linux Power User Bundle. Is this an upstream bug that has been fixed?

[SOLVED] Dell Inspiron wifi issue, Broadcom BCM

I avoid Broadcoms like the plague given their proprietary nonsense. Then click Save and Exit. This seemed to work at first, and the hardware switch is fully functional, and the led is on, but I can’t see any wifi showing up, either 152 I look from the terminal or the GUI.