Partners Support Community Ubuntu. I’ve dabbled some in the file structure of my Android phones, and now I see how similar the basic architecture is with Linux. I did what wireless. I later installed the b43w cutter and installer with no luck. Copy the downloaded file to your home folder.

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From there, getting my hidden wireless to work took only a few seconds.

I tried these suggestions:. Just had to be “SU” like the bcm44318 time on Mint If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is an older version than that available from Broadcom, then contacting them would not apply.

The problem is that the Ubuntu installation does not detect any wireless networks, and even if I tell network manager to use a hidden wireless network, it does not connect, and the “button” in network manager for wireless networks is not active, so clicking on it does nothing.

Is iwconfig a right way to test if my wireless is alive?

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

It is possible the Ubuntu repositories have the kernel module and you wouldn’t need to use this how-to. Rolf, I’ve downloaded the file and made it public by sharing via Copy.

If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using the bfwcutter utility, see http: I understand the nature of the problem is proprietary drivers for the wifi card that are not written for Linux, and there are three basic solutions with many variant methodsbut none of them are specified as working with BCM I completed a successful installation of Linux Mint This was really great but I had the same problem with the last command as jagripton: Does this Broadcom thing work, for me?

Tested the connection, rebooted, and tested the connection again. It’s so easy a non-geek can do it, and start enjoying a wireless networked Linux even if they have a Broadcom BCM card. In my office I have wired connection wireleds modem but no apparent wireless. Mil y Mil Gracias. Thank you so wirelwss for your instruction on how to enable my wireless network card and get drivers for my DEll and Gateway laptop, it has tremendously help me with less effort with my Mint After hours and hours of searching, this is what worked for me.

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All went well this time around, except the computer still wouldn’t see the internal wifi card.

Broadcom Corporation BCM Wireless Issue – CentOS

As such this tutorial won’t work for your situation. Instructions to install the package may be found below. By “no luck” I mean that iwconfig says no wireless connection. I remembered having removed the CMOS battery previously. However, if you want to bm4318 it manually then the instructions are as follows: Of the couple dozen or so possible solutions, which is the correct one to use?

Are you sure that wget doesn’t resolve? Just tried this on a Dell Latitude D running Ubuntu Configure your wireless interface as appropriate. Being an Intel chipset from circa I’m sure it’s pretty well supported in Linux kernel.


What driver is in place now? In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: Partners Support Community Ubuntu. Have you read these?

M Jul 23 ’14 at 2: The open-source brcmfmac driver is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community. Thank you very much for this fix.