Is it because the same package would require a terabyte of various proprietary firmware packages if all of them were included “just in case”? I recommend an Intel WiFi Link If you get an error about a missing function, download and install NET Framework. Do I restart the laptop? All times are GMT Broadcom driver problems with wireless and ethernet Still not sure what I did except what you told me to. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.

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Starting from a clean install I perform the recommended updates and after restart I lose my ethernet and I have the wireless icon that sees no connections. Thank you so much for your help.

Dell Inspiron E network up/down – Tech Support Forum

Upon reboot the wired and wireless do not work now. But not in HP or Lenovo laptops – because they don’t allow use of wierless “whitelsted cards” in their laptops. In your E, replacing the internal wireless card is very easy. Some com mands may not be available.

If you are on a ddll with no network connection, use a floppy, USB disk, or a CD-RW disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here. Broadcom driver problems with wireless and ethernet I am completely new to Ubuntu and installed Check also the router settings manual!


Right now I am fully updated except for the recommended broadcom sta update and I have working ethernet.

Any clues in the log? An update will be appreciated.

Dell Inspiron E1705 network up/down

September 11th, 7. Please verify if you have any Proxy settings, if you do then remove it by following this guide. Symbols and pls lt us know.

Wirelses Forums Code of Conduct. Now we use the Broadcom-approved method above and all is right in the universe again. February 5th, 8. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. The time now is Sign up using Facebook. Ok I started in safe mode and I was still unable to access the internet or wireless. Please open a terminal and run and post: I’m trying to fix a network problem that I think is from either a virus or spyware.

I have tried other networks, I have also tried to reboot wirdless wireless router.

I apologize since I am sure this is addressed somewhere already, but I could not find my specific problem. So the least bad approach is to include the common ones or none and let those that need a specific package figure it out the way I did? Another thing that won’t hurt to do is to run Malwarebytes. You may try these and see if it would work, you may stop and no need to proceed to the next one if it works. And there are two antenna wires clipped on – just pop them off.


The time now is September 10th, 2. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Follow a bunch of suggestions for versions other than Im reading a bunch of errors now. All times are GMT