Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. I downloaded the broadcom etc,etc and put it in the Home place on Linux, but I do not know how to access it in the linux terminal. Sign up using Facebook. To install firmware-binstaller offline see this answer. This means that you will only have to install this particular package since it appears in all Ubuntu version columns.

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wireless – doesn’t recognize my wifi Broadcom BCMMPG – Ask Ubuntu

This will force your wireless device to ONLY connect to it. What you’re asking is well outside the scope of this howto.

Brilliant, I have been trying to get mint 17 wireless working for weeks. Keep up the great work!! I found the Broadcom-wl In such case, which I assume happens quite often, since 1 The inherent dependency isn’t resolved and 2 There’s a break in the wl interface upon upgrades which may involve a kernel updatein such case, you should simply do the following two steps and I assume you don’t need to reinstall the WiFi driver sources:.

Thanks for the feedback, I appreciate it. I have also V compaq laptop.


Broadcom BCM94318MPG

Still, having used Gentoo for years, I’ve got used to its verbosity and which may seem unnecessary coloring and formatting of output. Really nice when someone that knows takes a few mins to save the rest of us tons of time. Install the firmware-binstaller package.

How to unblock something listed in rfkill? If you’re struggling with bcm94318mgp I suggest reading some beginner material on Linux. As I’ve found out, to systemize this a little, there are four driver families available: Thanks for that tidbit, too!

After I did the above the wireless had to be unblocked by rfkill: Problem with wireless card–broadcom bcm I installed Ubuntu Ubuntu Edit question Assignee: Special thanks to chili who helped in the Ubuntu forums and on this site with many questions related to Wireless devices and to others who have contributed through E-Mail, chats, IRC and more in testing various drivers with several of the most popular Broadcom Wireless cards Huge Thanks to Chili really.

You can change PIO to 1 if you need to it. I’ve been experiencing the same issues with my I enabled the ATI Raedon driver first then the Broadcom driver this lead to the errors mentioned above. Required firmware is installed by default in the package linux-firmware. I have another laptop with Linux Mint This problem was solved by the following steps: Ubuntu already includes drivers for Broadcom hardware, but for certain reasons can’t include firmware.


If you’ve already installed it, remove it.

Linux/BSD: sharing experiences: HowTo: Enabling Broadcom BCM wireless on Linux Mint

The fix by tangram: This applies for cases, for example, where the bcmwl-kernel-source is already installed but the driver does not yet work.

I will find out.

Once you have reinstalled bfwcutter either by running sudo apt-get install bfwcutter or by using the. For example, In this case, since you have the 14e4: Linx have a bit machine, but running Ubuntu So I guess thanks are in order.

I was about to compile the driver with the source from broadcom. You know you’re probably on the right driver if you run lsmod grep brc and you see brcm or brcmsmac in the output.