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xblackstarx
August 19th, 2008, 12:44 AM
i was wondering how i could get the wireless working for this version of the dell. i'm tired of using ethernet cables so i was wondering if you could help.

http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&ServiceTag=B35R231&SystemID=INS_PNT_P4_8500&os=WW1&osl=en&catid=&impid=
i know i use broadcom or maybe "dell truemobile 1400 WLan" which is in the network category.

how do i get this to work? i need help please answer.

i am also not that computer savvy when it comes to ubuntu. so please don't use the t33k speak or whatever it is because i will not understand. thank you

adult swim
August 19th, 2008, 11:58 AM
open up a terminal applications/accessories/terminal and type in

lspci
copy and paste the results here