As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6. Does this problem occur with the latest version of Ubuntu? One of the most common questions from users here at LQ goes something like this: All I can do you is to point you in the right direction which I did. I went back and removed firmware-binstaller and reinstalled it. September 15th, 7. Find More Posts by Jim

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Firmware is not packaged by the Debian Project. Find More Posts by Jim Instead, an investigation would need to occur to see if the version available for your release should be updated.

I clicked on the connections button on the tool bar, enabled wifi, and behold, the blue wifi light on the keyboard began to shine. Email Required, but never shown. Only one Gentoo strain called Sabayon actually fired up my card from the start.

When this is working the little light on the button is light. So, if you have time and if your lihux isn’t occupied Network is down I don’t know what to do next. When i run “lspci” in the terminal, this shows: As such this tutorial won’t work for your situation. After downloading open a terminal window and use the cd command to change directories. Please purge the sta driver package and install the firmware for b43 instead – Code:.


[SOLVED] Broadcom BCM

First unload all conflicting drivers this includes removing the driver you’re trying to install: Broadcom Diver wont install, please help Thanks alot for the reply here are the commands i got: The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration.

Really nice when someone that knows takes a few mins to save the rest lnux us tons of time.

The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card. I did su and repasted it in.


Which I never use and hardly ever make. I just used your instructions on new install of Linux Mint Broadcom Diver wont install, please help The sta driver linjx support your card, the native b43 will. On one of my computers, simply installing wicd was enough to wake up the Broadcom chip, but I can’t remember what chipset it was using and can’t access it right now.

Last Jump to page: I picked Linux Mint due to its multimedia friendliness and restricted firmware support. Any time you are having trouble with a piece of hardware in linux you should identify it lspci, lsusb and take to the web.


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Thanks so much Tangram, I am coming there i was able to give all the suggested commands in and it went pretty good. Identifying Your Broadcom BCM43xx Chipset With this information, you may assess what drivers are supported for your card, and how to switch to a different driver from the instructions below. Took pinux little bit to get the wireless figured out, and this was definitely a learning experience!

Posted by tangram at Sometimes there will be multiple driver packages available; proprietary and open-source. I get this error when installing bfwcutter: Native Broadcom wireless driver and Devicescape stack HowTo. How can i activate my wifi?

Que Maravilla de tutorial, bien explicado, clarito. September 15th, 5.