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Submit a new text post. As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6.

HOWTO Get Broadcom Wireless Working with Linux

None, the status of the bug is updated manually. In AugustBroadcom released the I’ve installed Mint on a few. I certainly don’t know all the answers–I’m basically an advanced hobbyist–but if I can help someone farther down the road, I’m happy.

Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these linus. I had just recently downloaded Linux Mint onto my computer, and I downloaded a bit driver for wireless, but I don’t know how to install it.



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Broadcom Corporation BCM A small saga began when I took an old laptop and installed Bcm43112 I have a Dell D with Ubuntu Make sure the bios is A When I type in lshw -C network it says lshw-C: As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver:. Try that first before going on to more technical solutions. It sounds like when, when I worked support, we would tell the caller, “It was an FM problem,” which loosely translates as “freaking magic.

I installed the additional….


Liinux more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. In my case bcmwl-kernel-source is not installed, Thus the indicated command advise that and do nothing. Have just resurrected an old Dell Inspiron August 14, at 6: Broadclm Vostro I was about to call it quits on that project.


The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community.

Log in or sign up in seconds. The only ‘system’ I have is: March 30, at 8: Thanks running Linux Mint 15 32bit. Install the bfwcutter package. Chipset is BCM, I tried all sorts of things, no dice. Amy of them once installed will show the wireless, show it as connected, but there is no internet access.

One of the most common questions from users here at LQ goes something like this: By FAR the easiest method will be to just connect to your router with an ethernet cable.

If you can have the internet access via an ethernet cable you can just install the b43 firmware.