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vashishth
September 2nd, 2009, 12:48 PM
Hi !!
i ve installed UBUNTU 9.04 and i am not able to connect to internet through wifi. i am able to connect through wire though.
i m using a DELL inspiron 1420.
its strange that the wifi is working fine with windows vista.
all suggestions are welcome
thank you

ancianoman
September 2nd, 2009, 12:59 PM
Hi !!
i ve installed UBUNTU 9.04 and i am not able to connect to internet through wifi. i am able to connect through wire though.
i m using a DELL inspiron 1420.
its strange that the wifi is working fine with windows vista.
all suggestions are welcome
thank you

hey guy, I had a similar problem with a Dell Inspiron 1200 a while back
you probably have the same adapter (Broadcom).I had to find a driver from
Dell, unfortunately the only driver that worked was a Win98 driver for the broadcom.I installed it and never had aproblem after that.When you find it make sure you save it in a good place cause you'll probably be using it again and it's hard to find...hope that helps you out

vashishth
September 9th, 2009, 12:53 PM
how do i find which driver is required to connect the wifi. i ve been doing hit n try since a week. its not giving any results..:confused:

Bensky5012
September 9th, 2009, 01:04 PM
I've got the same problem. Im also on an Inspiron e1705.