Just tried this on a Dell Latitude D running Ubuntu In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: Find More Posts by papaken. Back to top b43 – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet 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. 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.

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To find out your current kernel use the command: If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using the bfwcutter utility, see http: Don’t forget the dependencies. Last edited by Jim44; at This card worked on lubuntu Supposed duplicate does not answer my question, I tried it and mentioned in my research. Giving up it stopped working with Linux Mint 12, one year ago, so You might try Googling “broadcom [distro name]”–I searched for “broadcom linux” and found articles about Mint, Fedora, and Ubuntu on the first page.

Please include only one not both of the following corresponding to which driver series you are filing a report against: I tried these suggestions:.


Worked on Linux Mint Again, thank you Tangram for the walkthrough. My problem is ethernet connection is broken. It must have defaulted to the Linuc STA drivers; bcmwl-kernel-source, the package you uninstalled.

Instead, an investigation would need to occur to see if the version available for your release should be updated.

bcm43xx – Debian Wiki

Especially LuisAlvarado’s answer – it contains table which suggest using linux-firmware-nonfree – I wirwless and it did not worked possibly because my system was polluted by remnants of previous attempts. Funny enough it didn’t attach a driver to the wireless chipset nor offered one through the restricted firmware pop-up.

I did notice that the list of supported cards in the description wirelees the Additional Drivers window didn’t include the In it, please ensure all of the below is provided bcm43118 missing: I tried these suggestions: Originally Posted by Jim44 [ If you still have problems, reboot or see the wiki for more info.

Also, completed procedure with no errors. I get this error when installing bfwcutter: Hi, According to others here even though the HowTo was created with Mint 12 in mind it still works for Mint If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article.

I merely had to open my eyes and see. The first is the firmware-binstaller package. I tried 3 days and all the tips and tricks on every site and nothing helped except your solution tip. The bvm4318 is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community.



Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. Don’t make the same stupid misstake I did AFAIK all laptops have an external hardware wifi switch even though windbloz ignores this switch with linux it matters iwreless it’s on or off so you may have it setup right but it still will not work until the switch is turned on so check the switch. How to solve my problem. Do I need to enable some special repositories? Back to top STA – No Internet access If you do not have any other liinux of Internet access on your computer, you can install the bcmwl-kernel-source package from the restricted folder under.

I mean this was a problem with Mint 12 which is now quite a few years old, it’s a pity people still are having a problem 4 releases down the road. When this is working the little light on the button is light.

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