Drivers for the Let’s just enumerate the driver for Broadcom chipsets and how they work with the TristanT – Awesome work!. Open a terminal window ctrl-alt-t , and run. Unfortunatelly it doesn’t work for me. For all Wireless cards in general, it is very important to also take into consideration the network devices you are using Routers, Switches, Wireless Channels and Wireless Bands, etc.. Thanks for your help anyways Petronilla Escarabajo.:
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I’m a user with no advance knowledge in Linux, so I would need clear explanations on how to make, compile, etc. To install firmware-binstaller offline see this answer.
Drivers for the Let’s just enumerate the driver for Broadcom chipsets and how they work with the Reboot After I did the above the wireless had to be unblocked by rfkill: If you’re behind on versions, I’d suggest the upgrade but for a quick fix, you can take a look at the mainline kernels and try one of those. The last step is to go to ‘Additional drivers’ and enable the driver. With this new information you can look in the table below and select the appropriate method to install your driver.
If you need to reset your password, click here. This will force your wireless device to ONLY connect to it.
ID you will see that in the columns for Ubuntu The key to finding the correct driver for any network card is the test. Linux Mint picked the driver up from the Flash Drive I installed the operating system from. Test this out broadcok ensure your OS and wifi are working, this then become your new Live USB and with the driver installed, and any settings you made like changing wallpaper.
0. Introduction and Background
First I uninstalled bcmwl-kernel-source Then installed firmware-binstaller and bfwcutter which rebuilt the wifi drivers. This can happen with modern Routers that have the ability to extend the wireless connection by offering the same SSID. NB if you’ve no access to a wired network on your machine you will need to download the bfwcutter package manually from hereas well as your card’s driver from here. Required firmware is installed by default in the package linux-firmware.
Open Software Centersearch and install the following packages.
SIGs/FedoraMini/Hardware – Fedora Project Wiki
You may need to install synaptic or your favorite package manager. Here are instructions for HP Stream using live disc and bcm that solved this issue – https: Search technical 44311ag and downloads including firmware and drivers. Broadcom on Debian Linux. This method does not use the Additionals Drivers way. I found the light wouldn’t come on when I switched it to the op position. This includes any installations using apt-get, aptitude, synaptic, dpkg, software center or manual compilation and installation of the packages.
On Ubuntu, you will need headers and tools. Petronilla Escarabajo 1, 7 7.
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You must go to http: I instead tried to install the firmware-binstaller following Luis Alvarado’s answer using firmware-binstaller is an alternative already pointed out in his postand it worked! You should stop linuc as ubuntu does not see your wireless card.
This applies for cases, for example, where the bcmwl-kernel-source is already installed but the driver does not yet work.
Are you new to LinuxQuestions. I first thought I would edit Luis Alvarado’s excellent answer see his post on september 7th,because when I followed the steps, it appeared the package that is indicated in the table see his post for my PCI. Remove everything of STA that you have sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source broadcom-sta-common broadcom-sta-source Install that again manually: The installation procedure is done only via terminal and also while connected to the internet with a temporary wired ethernet connection or USB modem or any means possible that can give your PC, for the time, Internet access.