Now I have a wlan0, but I can’t do anything with it. Thanks for the replies Morgaes and Hadaka. Identifying Your Broadcom BCM43xx Chipset With this information, you may assess what drivers are supported for your card, and how to switch to a different driver from the instructions below. I found a couple of threads that might help: Not working in Mint

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The bcmwl-kernel-source package should automatically blacklist the open source drivers so that the STA driver is the only one in use. The b43, b43legacy, brcmsmac and wl drivers do not support any USB devices. If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article.

Dmesg said it was an unknown “blacklist”. Hi, glad that worked for you.

Find More Posts by frankbell View Blog. I certainly don’t know all the answers–I’m basically an advanced hobbyist–but if I can help someone farther down the road, I’m happy. I proposed the thread hoping that someone could 43188 from my struggles with Broadcom. Originally Broascom by frankbell. I never have had much luck with the driver work arounds.

Sorry for missing the reference in your subject line. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. Originally Posted by Jim44 I don’t know what to do next.


Thanks for the replies Morgaes and Hadaka. The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card.


Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Not working in Mint Firmware from userspace is required for device operation. The relevant driver has built-in logic to probe the actual delo, for example: I waited for about half an hour – just in case. 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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Find More Posts by aus9. If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please brroadcom a bug following the b43 driver procedure below. That’ll have to wait till tomorrow. In fact, I open the network manager and no wireless connections appear. Page 1 of 2. Repeated about MB download of updates and tried again to download the wifi driver.


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One of the most common questions from users here at LQ goes something like this: After reboot, I was unable to connect to the internet either with a wired connection or with wifi and I couldn’t find a way round this. If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above.

The first is the firmware-binstaller package. If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is the latest version available as per BroadcomBroadcom wants you to send them an email about this to linux-wlan-client-support-list broadcom.

When you have a working and fully updated system using wired internet access you could try this: The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer a later version for a given release. Broadcom Corporation BCM