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HOWTO Get Broadcom Wireless Working with Linux

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I did notice that the list of supported cards in the description in the Additional Drivers window didn’t include the All times are GMT This work by cects. In fact, I open the network manager and no wireless connections appear. Ubuntu Community Help Wiki: Some distros feature automatic installation for B43 devices by detecting and installing the appropriate driver package during the OS install from the installation media or through a LAN connection, and some may include them with the kernel image.


I installed Linux and my wireless doesn’t work. Thank you so much for this post!!!

I got both the ethernet and wireless working after installing Mint on a usb drive. Find More Posts by PreferenceTaken. Open network connections; turn off ethernet; turn on WIFI. 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.

Not working in Mint Direct firmware load failed with error -2 b43 ssb0: Help answer threads with 0 replies.

Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux. There are only two options in the security tab and both are password related. Analog 4, Type 2 GRevision 8 imnt ssb0: By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. I went ahead and ran the first line of your script – it comes back “Media change: Email required Address never made public.

There were wifi networks but laptop was not able to detect any connection. I googled everything I could find on sources. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. The verified solution for this guide was to use another PC to download the necessary files onto a USB flash drive and then transfer those files to the user directory on the Linux Mint 16 PC with no Internet connectivity.

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I restarted my computer and entered bios: Sign up using Email and Password. The above is the output of the lspci command.

The wl module is unsignedyou should disable the secure boot from your BIOS settingsthen install the bcmwl-kernel-source: For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.