After you find in the list below the correct package we then proceed with the installation. Whatever fits the task best Posts: Thanks a lot Luis Alvarado! Jim Rogers 1 4. Then you probably are lacking the firmware for the broadcom card. Find More Posts by Jim

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For example, if you have previously installed the bcmwl-kernel-source package, you will need to remove it by using wirleess purge method:. Link 1 – https: Scroll down the page to locate the broadcom files entries. Mint, Ubuntu, Centos Posts: I’m a user with no advance knowledge in Linux, so I would need clear explanations on how to make, compile, etc.


Double click on the package to install or in a Terminal issue the following commands: BCM Mint 16 — no wireless — no Internet connection. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled.

Thanks a lot this work for me. Please pardon my ignorance. Broadcom Corporation BCM After downloading all packages and dependencies, you can proceed on copying all packages to a single folder and running the dpkg command as mentioned on step 4 above.


Fighting the Broadcom STA Wireless Driver in Linux Mint | Cam’s Tech Notes

This is simply a script to extract and install the b43legacy broavcom firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. Having a problem logging in? After upgrading to Ubuntu Remember to have a clean system before installing it:.

You can check it by running: After the reboot I had then had two problems — no Ethernet wireldss no Wi-Fi. To configure your wireless devices through the terminal I recommend How to connect and disconnect to a network manually in terminal? In fact, I open the network manager and no wireless connections appear.

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Installing kernel packages is rarely a risky thing because you can usually just fall back to an old one using the grub boot screen. Updates, News and Announcements Site last updated on: As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does wirelesss count.

Uninstall the bcmwl-kernel-source package by issuing the following command on a terminal: In this case, the revision version is rev 03 as shown inside the Parentheses I assume you know the type model of your wireless staa. The reason why I am saying that is that I can get connected eta my modem through windows but not through ubuntu, so there must be something about the driver that doesn’t allow ubuntu to connect to all kind of connection, excluding those on a channel above the Thanks for your valuable response.


Wicd says no wireless network found. Internal cards To identify a card that was installed inside your computer prior brodcom purchase, please open a Terminal and execute: I waited for a while and the Wi-Fi was responding again.

You have to do this every time you reboot. Originally Posted by frankbell.

I managed to get it working for about 10 minutes before everything imploded.