Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN Mini Card

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Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN Mini Card

Postby dfrantom » Sat Oct 09, 2010 5:51 pm

Just installed Mint KDE 9.0 on my Dell Vostro 1500 with the Dell 1390 Wireless card. It looks like it's working but when I scan for wireless networks (mine), it cannot find them. I'm a newbie to linux so be gentle.

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Re: Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN Mini Card

Postby remoulder » Sun Oct 10, 2010 7:06 am

The first and obvious thing to check is whether the wireless toggle/switch is on, the second is whether networking and wireless is enabled by right mousing the network tray icon.
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Re: Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN Mini Card

Postby hammer2583 » Sat Oct 16, 2010 2:08 am

open windows wireless drivers from administration bar, Search your main file system for this file bcmwl5
install this file

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