December 13th, 8. 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. Dmesg said it was an unknown “blacklist”. The each function is deprecated. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. I found a couple of threads that might help: You can also do it from the command line:

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Restart To me it’s the easiest way.

This particular laptop also has a function key F5 to contol the wifi as well. Anto, Thank you for this very helpful posting. Choose what you need. You may also want to check rfkill list – you may also need to run it as root. I know the little button on the panel is in the right position, since Miht booted xp and it was working OK.

If you haven’t it, you must install a synaptic package manager from Ubuntu software center search “bcm” inside synaptic package manager mark for installation “bfwcutter”, “firmware-binstaller” or “firmware-blpphy-installer” if you have a broadcom lpphy driver”firmware-b43legacy-installer” and apply, no restart needed. I had wireless while the netbook used XP so I don’t think it’s faulty ian. It will list something like with other stuff:. You will have to install the B43xx firmware.


Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

Also there is utility you run from the console called “mintwifi”. I had much trouble getting the built in WiFi working, but it turned out to be something to fix, involving a couple switches and completely turning off the gcm4312.

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I put wlan0 as the wireless device in the preferences config menu. Originally Posted by Jim44 I mitn know what to do next. I’m not sure what to do. Results 1 to 10 of Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

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[SOLVED] BCM b/g LP-PHY (rev 01)

If you can have the internet access via an ethernet cable you can just install the b43 firmware. You saved my day brother. Broadcom Corporation BCM Run the following commands in Terminal: I have BCM wireless card too. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many minr special features.


HOWTO Get Broadcom Wireless Working with Linux

It is not now. Thanks for your help, frankbell. Native Broadcom wireless driver and Devicescape stack HowTo.

Wicd might be worth a try; I prefer it to gnome-network-manager myself. Find More Posts by Jim Sign up using Facebook.

Using Windows’ binary drivers: By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. When I type in lshw -C network it says lshw-C: