The wireless card reports it is a Bcm AirForce One I ran through this tut to figure up what was going wrong with the wireless. The open-source brcmfmac driver is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community. Please post their response to your report. Last Jump to page: Until I stumbled upon Mint 16 and this post You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. I as well made sure the ndisinstaller was not present and that no files associated with either of them were available in the file system.
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Your insight has meant that I am now surfing wirelessly!
HOW-TO for the BCM Airforce one card
I checked on the forums that I have to be on a wired connection. 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.
The wireless card reports it is a Bcm AirForce One I ran through this tut to figure up what was going wrong with the wireless. Broadcom Diver wont install, please help When I took out my USB adaptor and typed in those codes and then restarted, it didnt have the broadcom option anymore, but them when i did plug in the usb the broadcom option did come back up, but still wouldn’t let me connect to it.
I tried 3 days and all the tips and tricks on every site and nothing helped except your solution tip. Here’s what it said in the wireless-info.
Broadcom 43xx wireless devices
If you’re struggling with this I suggest reading some beginner material on Linux. Removed from Linux at 2. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.
Just thought I’d let you know that the solution you provided work like a dream. So I plugged my laptop into my router and I got internet then tried to install the driver again.
Linux/BSD: sharing experiences: HowTo: Enabling Broadcom BCM wireless on Linux Mint
Instructions for installation may be found later in this article. I’ve tried multiple times to get WiFi working on this lappy over the past 6 months, this is the first advice that actually worked, thanks! Troubleshooting Examine the kernel ring buffer dmesg 1 to verify the required firmware files are being loaded by the driver. The time now is I always have difficulty doing iwconfig to get it all going.
I have also V compaq laptop. Installing Windows drivers with NdisWrapper. Search the repositories and Ubuntu’s wiki. Instructions to install the package may be found below.
Back to top b43 – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Pinux 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. The bcmwl-kernel-source package should automatically blacklist the open source drivers so that the STA driver is the only one in use.
Find More Posts by cwwilson I will find out. 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. Debian 9 “stretch” deb http: Module ndiswrapper not found.
But I want to add one thing where I had difficulties: Thanks for the feedback, I appreciate it. Thank you, very much! For a Linux newbie installing Mint on an old Inspironthis is great Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Sunday, March 18, HowTo: It must be downloaded and extracted, which can be performed by the firmware-binstallerfirmware-b43legacy-installer or firmware-blpphy-installer packages during their installation.
As such this tutorial won’t work for your situation. Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: