Firmware from userspace is required for device operation. Please provide the router manufacturer, model, and firmware version. Put the Broadcom code and the bfwcutter rpm on a thumb drive, mount it and copy it to your netbook. Make sure you are using the correct driver before you install! Install the bfwcutter package. If you see the message “Module build for the currently running kernel was skipped since the kernel source for this kernel does not seem to be installed” then you are missing the appropriate generic linux-header package s. If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package:

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Just install firmware-binstaller from the Software Center or Synaptic.

You can make sure that you have the correct device mentioned here, by typing in the following command in the Terminal: In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: Then up in the menu desktop, I clicked Enable Wireless. Linuux Boxley 1, 1 23 You need to install b43 firmware http: 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.

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If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using the bfwcutter utility, see http: Or, am I missing something else?

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You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Back to top Switching between drivers If you card is supported by more than one driver then use the modprobe command to test the drivers. You will have to install the B43xx firmware. On some laptop there are switches to control the wifi adapter. The first is the firmware-b43legacy-installer package. You may also want to check rfkill list – you may also need to run it as root. Originally Posted by ugjka You need to enter into the directory where your downloaded file is http: How do I add Wireless driver for my laptop?

If you are having a WiFi issue, please see below on getting this addressed.

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Please include only one not both of the following corresponding to which driver series you are filing a report against: Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Also, checking the tree graph I need firmware v 4.

I have BCM wireless card too. No such file or directory. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.


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Use the terminal Code:. I have, from another computer, downloaded the driver package from Broadcom, and placed it on the desktop of the netbook. Internal cards To identify a card that was installed inside your computer prior to purchase, please open a Terminal and execute: Instead, an investigation would need to occur to see if the version available for your release should be updated.

But the file is on the desktop. It will list something like with other stuff: Available wireless networks are coming under NetworkManager Applet just click.

When I turned the computer on the wifi appeared on the network manager on the system tray. Originally Posted by smallpond Put the Broadcom code and the bfwcutter rpm on a thumb drive, mount it and copy it to your netbook.