On another hard drive in this same computer, I also have Linux Mint Rebecca, and it has worked for nearly two years. I have, from another computer, downloaded the driver package from Broadcom, and placed it on the desktop of the netbook. Then up in the menu desktop, I clicked Enable Wireless. How would I go about pointing the correct package? The b43 infrastructure is composed of two parts. Your Wi-Fi led turns on immediately.

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You are here Home. This is simply a script to extract and install the b43 driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community.

[SOLVED] Installing Broadcom BCM b/g drivers

No such file or directory” error message. You can make sure that you have the correct device mentioned here, by typing in the following command in the Terminal:.

How do I install BCM wireless drivers? The time now is When satisfied, the relevant Broadcom proprietary driver will be acquired, the firmware within will be extracted and installed. The b43, b43legacy, brcmsmac and wl drivers do not rboadcom any USB devices.



What is the output of the terminal command ‘lspci’? Find More Posts by ardvark What I needed to do: Error message Deprecated function: Then I ran the commands you recommend and rebooted.

Email Required, but never shown. Look at the tree graph to decide which driver you need and bc4m312 go on to post two.

broadco, Installing Broadcom BCM The first is the firmware-b43legacy-installer package. Not much luck in an Internet search, either; they all seem to say the same thing, and I have already done all that. I have unpacked it, but how to I install it?

I am currently stumbling around in the LX Terminal, but I really don’t know the commands.

I have Linux Mint Rebecca installed. Linux – Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux. Choose what you need.

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Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

Please post their response to your report. The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration. Please include only one not both of the following corresponding to which driver series you are filing a report against: If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article.


I’ve never used linux before now, and the person who downloaded the software already left for vacation.

bcm43xx – Debian Wiki

In the above case the hardware wifi switch has turned off the wifi. Bck4312 understand the concept of opening a terminal and writing commands, from previous forums, but none of what I try seems to work.

Back to top STA – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access on your computer, you can install the bcmwl-kernel-source package from the restricted folder under. Originally Posted by delaygrabow. Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release. The only ‘system’ I beoadcom is: I’m not sure what to do.