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Old 01-02-2013, 09:49 PM   #1
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I have recently wiped out my Windows Vista on my old Dell Inspiron 530. I installed Ubuntu 10.04.4 and cannot get the wireless internet card to work and was wondering if anyone had any suggestions. I know it has to do with putting the correct driver software on it but I cannot seem to get it to work properly. I have already tried many ndisgtk downloads even though they are for laptops. My problem is finding the correct software or maybe finding the correct download for ndisgtk.
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Old 01-02-2013, 10:18 PM   #2
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What is the manufacturer of your wireless internet card?
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Old 01-02-2013, 11:04 PM   #3
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The card says Broadcom on it...i found the computer in my basement its pretty old had no processing system on it so i figured i would try to boot ubuntu
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Maybe you should upgrade it to a USB adapter which are very easy to install and configure..
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Forget the chip for right now. Who makes the card?
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Forget the chip for right now. Who makes the card?
I'm assuming its made by dell like whatever they use everything came from the company
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I have found you specs Product Support, I have also found drivers but none for Ubuntu...
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Old 01-03-2013, 09:34 PM   #8
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See I tried running Ubuntu 12.10 but the terminal won't show so it prob isn't compatible with that system I might try upgrading to an Ubuntu in the 11s
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Have you got a copy of Windows Vista or Windows 7?
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Old 01-03-2013, 09:44 PM   #10
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Naw I don't have a copy I was looking into getting one through torrents but I couldn't find a good copy to burn to a disc. I was really hoping to get Ubuntu to work if possible
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