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Dell recommends using the [http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/ ndiswrapper] driver framework for TrueMobile wireless cards. While not officially tested or supported by Dell, we have received feedback from many customers that this does indeed work. <br/>
Dell recommends using the [http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/ ndiswrapper] driver framework for TrueMobile wireless cards. While not officially tested or supported by Dell, we have received feedback from many customers that this does indeed work. <br/>
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===Configuration/installation under Ubuntu 7.04===
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===Configuration/installation of ndiswrapper under Ubuntu 7.04===
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# ndiswrapper installation
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## From a command line, run the following command:
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sudo apt-get install ndiswrapper-common ndiswrapper-utils ndisgtk

Revision as of 15:30, 24 July 2007

Basic Information

Dell TrueMobile wireless cards are based on Broadcom Wireless chipsets. This includes the following wireless cards:

  • 1350 WLAN MiniPCI/PC Card
  • Wireless 1370 WLAN MiniPCI Card
  • Wireless 1390 WLAN ExpressCard/MiniCard
  • Wireless 1450 WLAN miniPCI Card
  • Wireless 1470 Dual-Band WLAN miniPCI Card
  • Wireless 1490 Dual-Band WLAN MiniCard
  • Wireless 1500 Draft 802.11n WLAN mini Card

Configuring and Using Dell TrueMobile Wireless cards in Linux

Dell recommends using the ndiswrapper driver framework for TrueMobile wireless cards. While not officially tested or supported by Dell, we have received feedback from many customers that this does indeed work.

Configuration/installation of ndiswrapper under Ubuntu 7.04

  1. ndiswrapper installation
    1. From a command line, run the following command:
sudo apt-get install ndiswrapper-common ndiswrapper-utils ndisgtk
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