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If you have a modem or router to connect, how about getting an ethernet cable and connect to the internet this way to set up your wireless adapter? Sign up using Facebook. Instructions to install the package may be found below. Partners Support Community Ubuntu. Originally Posted by delaygrabow However, I get errors because the netbook is not currently connected to the internet in any way. Find More Posts by smallpond.

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Visit the following links: I am currently stumbling around ,inux the LX Terminal, but I really don’t know the commands. I have BCM wireless card too.

External Links Upstream b43 and b43legacy kernel driver http: The open-source brcmfmac driver is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community. You can skip the entry about installing fwcutter.

[SOLVED] No Wireless on Broadcom BCM b/g LP-PHY

When satisfied, the relevant Broadcom proprietary driver will be acquired, the firmware within will be extracted and installed. You may also want to check rfkill list – you may also need to run it as root. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. I have unpacked it, but how to I install it?


In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: If not already performed, connect the device to your system. More information about text formats. To find out your current kernel use the command: Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. You vcm4312 my day brother.

Recently acquired a laptop running lubuntu and wireless was not working, but I plugged in the hardline and did the command prompts and it worked perfectly!

Put the Broadcom code and the bfwcutter rpm on a thumb drive, mount it and copy it to your netbook. Also there cbm4312 utility you run from the console called “mintwifi”.


Most things seem to be working fine, however my wireless card, Broadcom BCM is not recognized. What if I have no way of connecting to the internet other-than wireless.


For installation instructions, please see here.

The b43, b43legacy, brcmsmac and wl drivers do not support any USB devices. Internal cards To identify a card that was installed inside your computer prior to purchase, please open a Terminal and execute: I followed the Medieval ‘s stepsbut for me it was incomplete. In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: The STA driver in You need to somehow get bfwcutter installed on your system. For more granular support information, please see their wiki page here. Install the rpm, then start at the step after wget in the instructions.

In the terminal, as a root user, I typed: This is simply a script to extract and install the b43legacy driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration.

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