After enabling the wifi card through the system bios of old compaq laptop f10 key , I followed your instructions –but this time as a “su” from the beginning. If you are having a WiFi issue, please see below on getting this addressed. I’m sorry to put it this way but this blog isn’t a support forum. Search the repositories and Ubuntu’s wiki. I checked “ultimate authority” on bcm43xx wireless, http: Does this Broadcom thing work, for me?

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Module ndiswrapper not found. If not, run the script again and post back the fresh output. Hi, Are you are the previous steps worked well?

Please visit the following I tried these suggestions: If you are having trouble with your wireless network card. Much thanks – this worked like a charm to get a 2Wire card working on an old HP ze with Linux Mint I searched a lot and tried a lot but your help was decisive.

WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx – Community Help Wiki

For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. Google is our friend. In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: Install the bfwcutter package.

I can’t begin to thank you enough. Thank you so much for your help. Registration is quick, simple and pinux free. I cannot get bcm working on Lubuntu Thanks for the good HowTo with ndiswrapper.

Back to top b43 – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access from Ubuntu, then you will have to download the firmware from another computer with Internet access, from an existing OS on another partition, or before you install Ubuntu.

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Originally Posted by Rayman If you are having trouble with your wireless network card. But that’s another topic which doesn’t belong here.

Probably works on all of the distro’s but I’m not an expert. Your guide worked perfectly for broadcom card on old Toshiba laptop that I am using to try out a Linux distribution installed to hard disk.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

Broadcom Corporation BCM I merely had to open my eyes and see. Straight from su man page: For the benefit of Google, I’d like to include this phrase in this lijux All I can do you is to point you in the right direction which I did.

Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Que Maravilla de tutorial, bien explicado, clarito. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!

What else I should try? Still if you consider it sensitive, just edit the last part of it obscure it or delete it.

– wireless bcm not working – Ask Ubuntu

Does this problem occur with the latest version of Ubuntu? I typed in “ndiswrapper -l” and got a message of “wmp54gs driver present, hardware present”. After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use.