Find More Posts by PreferenceTaken. Do take notice that this Howto was created a years ago on Mint 12 so there might be steps that need change. I tried and searched to get an old hp working and your advice worked fine , i am a linux newbie so thank you very much: The bfwcutter package will need to be installed. Find More Posts by aus9.

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There is a newer, fixed version available at launchpad that we can try, but lets first ubutu sure if it is indeed the best driver for your card.

Native Broadcom wireless driver and Devicescape stack HowTo. For a Linux newbie installing Mint on an old Inspironthis is great Linked answer ubunfu good explanation of the process, but advice about exact module to use might be incorrect.

Trying to install bcm on Lubuntu 13 will cause the sytem to crash. Please open a terminal, and post back the outputs of ubunhu Code:.


– wireless bcm not working – Ask Ubuntu

Now I have a wlan0, but I can’t do anything with it. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Find More Posts by papaken. For installation instructions, please see here. Join Date Sep Beans After a HDD failure my wife asked for a Linux distribution! Usually, Linux doesn’t need a reboot for this sort of stuff, but maybe that’s what was needed.

By “no luck” I mean that iwconfig says no wireless connection. Hi, Are you are the previous steps worked well? What else I should try? It sounds like this may be related bfm4318 the BCM chipset issue. Newer Post Older Post Home. Originally Posted by frankbell. My problem is ethernet connection is broken.

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bccm4318 I cannot get bcm working on Lubuntu Hi same issue same fix with same fix plus the su and reboot. Funny enough it didn’t attach a driver to the wireless chipset nor offered one through the restricted firmware pop-up. Glad to help any time.


Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt. Lubuntu wiki IRC support channel Feel free to ask questions, and we’ll gladly help where we can Stuff we like: In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: Then do a reboot and see if the internal Broadcom adapter bck4318 you connect this time.

For the benefit of Ubuntuu, I’d like to include this phrase in this comment: This absolutely solved my problem! Based on this you need the b34 wireless driver. Is this your problem?

It is not now. Job is already running: Submit a new text post. As such this tutorial won’t work for your situation.