The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer a later version for a given release. Broadcom Corporation BCM No such file or directory” error message. How do we search wireless networks? It must be downloaded and extracted, which can be performed by the firmware-binstaller , firmware-b43legacy-installer or firmware-blpphy-installer packages during their installation. Both switches have to be “on” for the wifi to function! Originally Posted by smallpond Put the Broadcom code and the bfwcutter rpm on a thumb drive, mount it and copy it to your netbook.

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[SOLVED] Installing Broadcom BCM b/g drivers

On another hard drive in this same computer, I also have Linux Mint Rebecca, and it has worked for nearly two years. Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line. You saved my day brother. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policybdm4312 that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

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Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. If you are having a WiFi issue, please see below on getting this addressed. The version is 6.

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Find More Posts by ugjka. The necessary kernel module is automatically loaded for supported devices. The first is the firmware-b43legacy-installer package. Find More Posts by smallpond.

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Then I ran the commands you recommend and rebooted. You can skip the entry about installing fwcutter. Yes, I was trying to do that via the instructions here: On some laptop there are switches to control the wifi adapter.

Turn turn it back on you can press the hardware wifi switch and then type “rfkill list” in the console again. Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. I wanted to make a clean baseline install to another disk, so I swapped them.

See Also Wireless Troubleshooting Guide https: You will also need the bfwcutter brodacom which is usually included on the install media or can be downloaded from the official online repositories. Instructions for installation may be found later in this article. Originally Posted by ugjka You need to enter into the directory where your downloaded file is http: Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt.

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As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6. Your Wi-Fi led turns on immediately. The time now is To unload and blacklist: You can make sure that you have the correct device mentioned here, by typing in the following command in the Terminal:. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. For more granular support information, please see their wiki page here. All times are GMT Hillar 1, 2 corporwtion December 27th, 5.