Your name or email address: Originally Posted by Bartender. December 2nd, 7. I don’t have access to the modem, it’s in landlords suite to use a wired connection. 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. Easier than typing it.

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In the former case, you linuz ‘install’ wireless drivers to installation media. Post as a guest Name. You must log in or sign up to post here. I’ve had problems on most Dell’s with Broadcomm drivers.

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Okay on the wireless I use an external keyboard and mouse so linuz a bit of a hassle to pack it up and drag it to a friend’s house. If you signed up before April 23rd, please sign up again. BIOS might need to be your local time.


Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Windows seems to need that, so Linux is probably the one that is adaptable.

Sign up using Email and Password. IIshould be able to just savesthem to the usb and download them to thw computrr like rell drivers. After copying the two files to my home directory I ran in terminal: That’s all you need.

There is still a process running in this terminal.

That would be like attempting to put information on a bootable, read-only install CD 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. I’m a silly billy, Tammy. CampbellFeb 17, Last edited: I’ve done that with a coupla laptops.

Dell Latitude D630 Laptop install challenge

wwireless Everything seems to be operational except for the wireless. No, create an account now. Broadcom are very well supported on Linux nowadays Sign up using Facebook.

Campbell and wizardfromoz like this. Sometimes it seems that the easiest wireless “fix” for new users is to 1 Try another distro, or 2 Purchase a cheap dongle. I’ve recently acquired a used Dell Latitude D and have put Mint on it.


I haven’t figured out how to identify the card in Linux, so I am clueless as to what driver I actually need to download and install.

Can we get output from Code:. Ihave flicked the switch, no indicator light for WiFi.

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For example, I have had Peppermint OS Linux find and use built-in wireless in an old laptop that no other distro would work.