I looked up specs online and still do not know. Many users may still need another PC to hunt the Web for the correct drivers, may find themselves the frustrating catch position of needing a LAN connection in order to install the drivers, or learn that the correct drivers are not clearly specified, or when specified, are not included with the installation media. The first problem was no Wi-Fi. The necessary kernel module is automatically loaded for supported devices. Whats up with the broadcom anyway, always seems to be a snag for me an successful linux installation. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:
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Relatively new to Linux and Ubuntu, have used a Wifi stick on my Dell for ages now, but with your help freed from that hassle!! Thanks running Linux Mint 15 32bit. June 3, at 6: For installation instructions, please see here. July 25, at 5: Please post their response to your report.
Broadcom B43 WiFi card under Linux (Mint and others)
This will be very quick and useful tutorial for people who try to install h43 driver for broadcom wireless cards on Linux Mint it probably works on Ubuntu and Debian like distributions. Considerable time and effort was often spent performing multiple trial-and-error driver installations, command-line troubleshooting, reading and evaluating technical documentation, and following suggestions from other users to get wireless working.
This fix it will work for me? September 26, at 5: Powered by Visitor Maps. Can anyone help please?
If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Ben What is the point of telling the world that “it did not work”? June 20, at Troubleshooting Examine the kernel ring buffer dmesg 1 to verify the required firmware files are being loaded by the driver.
April 30, at 2: BB code is On. All times are GMT In my case bcmwl-kernel-source is not installed, Thus the indicated command advise that and do nothing. July 28, at Worked perfectly for a Dell Inspiron and Lubuntu September 13, at Rahmat H Slamet says: By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.
July 20, at 5: You can connect the phone and choose “USB modem” in settings.
WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx – Community Help Wiki
As this driver is closed source, fixes in the driver itself may only be provided by Broadcom. Here you can find all inforamtion about using vim http: It was very easy for me to follow.