LMDE WiFi on Dell E6520? (SOLVED)

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LMDE WiFi on Dell E6520? (SOLVED)

Postby dbpbandit on Tue Mar 12, 2013 6:58 pm

I attempted to install LMDE on my E6520 Laptop last year and it worked great except I was unable to get the WiFi to work. I have the the Broadcom BCM43228 controller and I was wondering if this has been resolved ? If so can someone please point me in the right direction as to how to get it to work? Thanks.
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Re: LMDE WiFi on Dell E6520?

Postby dbpbandit on Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:10 pm

Anything????
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Re: LMDE WiFi on Dell E6520?

Postby overthetop on Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:16 pm

I will look into it, but for now try starting with this page: http://wiki.debian.org/WiFi

Hope you get it working soon! :P

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I found this link off the last link I posted: http://wiki.debian.org/wl. This seems to be what you need to know. It might need slightly adapted for mint. If you are not familiar with network interfaces be sure to checkout the See Also and External Links at the bottom of the page.
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Re: LMDE WiFi on Dell E6520? (SOLVED)

Postby dbpbandit on Mon Mar 18, 2013 7:35 pm

I downloaded the latest ISO and this one comes with the "Device Driver Manager" Worked great for my video drivers AND the WiFi.

I installed the MATE version on my laptop and so far so good. Is it just me or does this distro seem a lot faster than normal Mint with MATE and/or cinnamon?

Ether way, I like this distro, thanks.
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