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bcm43xx – Debian Wiki

Does this problem occur corporahion the latest version of Ubuntu? Recently acquired a laptop running lubuntu and wireless was not working, but I plugged in the hardline and did the command prompts and it worked perfectly! You can also do it from the command line: Removed from Linux at 2. There is an easier way.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

Wireless LAN Soft blocked: Ivan Carrasco 11 1. What I needed to do: Please post their response to your report. Need to make Broadcom BCM Use the terminal Code:. What if I have no way of connecting broadccom the internet other-than wireless. The following instructions explain how to extract the required firmware.


I have unpacked it, but how to I install it? This question has been asked before and already corporatino an answer. If you are running EL 5, 6, or 7, instead of compilation, you can opt to build your own kABI-compatible binary RPM package of the driver which is reusable after kernel updates.

I am getting closer. Identifying Your Broadcom BCM43xx Chipset With this information, you may assess what drivers are supported for your card, and how to broadco, to a different driver from the instructions below.

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If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above. Anto, Thank you for this very helpful posting. Trying to associate with So yes, for EL7, skip the ‘sed’ commands. Review your favorite Linux distribution.



Make sure you have the linux-headers package that matches your current kernel version, plus the appropriate generic header packages so that they are automatically updated on a kernel upgrade. The STA driver in Originally Posted by delaygrabow However, I get errors because the netbook corporaion not currently connected to the internet in any way.

Switch wireless on and the wait.

Got it working by downloading the precompiled driver from Broadcaom site. The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer a later version for a given release.

Originally Posted by craigevil. Put the Broadcom code and the bfwcutter rpm on a thumb drive, mount it and copy it to your netbook.