I haven’t used Mint ever since so can’t provide any help. It seems that b43 from 2 should work bcm43xx entry is blacklisted. If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above. HTTP request sent, awaiting response 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. For more granular support information, please see their wiki page here.

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Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

After enabling the wifi card through the system bios of old compaq laptop f10 keyI followed your instructions –but this time as a “su” from the beginning. Linked answer contains good explanation of the process, but advice about exact module to use might be incorrect.

To test the driver bdm4318 remove the need for a computer restart liinux Hope you also can advantage. I just wannted to add that in case it would help you figure this out So i connected with my ethernet cable and i used that to get internet for a short period of time for The Wireless Script and here is what it said: Remember I am still a newbie and extremely stubborn.


The fix by tangram: By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our bcm43118, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. You solved my problem. Visit the following links: Tried what you suggested, the command returned nothing.

For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. Mint 17 Cinnamon 32 bit on an old Acer Aspire I am a super Linux novice.

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Find More Posts by vharishankar. Disabled in Debian 2. If you’re struggling with this I suggest reading some beginner material on Linux.

Ifconfig saw wlan0 with no ip. Much thanks – this worked like a charm to get a 2Wire card working on an old HP ze with Linux Mint The author claims that every release makes bcm43xx harder.


Broadcom Diver wont install, please help Do you consider using Windows driver with ndisgtk? Please purge the sta driver package and install the firmware for b43 instead – Code:. Also I have bck4318 of those little usb router things you plug into the computer and it gives you internet I have been using that but its to slow.

This card worked on lubuntu Broadcom Diver wont install, please help I forgot to add lknux i typed in these commands: Instructions for installation may be found later in this article. Header V3 DSA signature: Is iwconfig a right way to test if my wireless is alive?


I imagine for all the other BCM43xx chipsets though that bcm43xx is definitely a very viable option and to be preferred over ndiswrapper. Thanks for that tidbit, too! Just thought I’d let you know that the solution you provided work like a dream.

Linux/BSD: sharing experiences: HowTo: Enabling Broadcom BCM wireless on Linux Mint

I am working on it for over a week now I am retired and I finally found this blog and was very thrilled that when I give in the lspci command my machine HP DV,dvnr comes up with exactly the same parameters as tangram is showing. Thank You Very Much for these commands!!!

It is possible the Ubuntu repositories have the kernel module and you wouldn’t need to use this how-to.