BROADCOM 802.11G WLAN LINUX DRIVER

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Ok the important part is the last line of lspci That tells us the type of controller chip it’s using, BCM Prior to that install I would get a wireless light but it would not show my home wireless and only listed a couple in our area. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Find More Posts by nickrv8. The correct driver can be found using the link in DavidFoerster ‘s comment.

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I suggest you obtain a temporary working broadclm connection by ethernet or any other means and open a terminal: Ok the important part is the last line of lspci That tells us the type of controller chip it’s using, BCM A good indication of support is Tux being displayed on the product’s packaging. This will be very quick and useful tutorial for people who try to install proper driver for broadcom wireless cards on Linux Mint it probably works on Ubuntu and Debian like distributions.

Ubuntu not accepting drivers for Broadcom g Network adapter

It grabs firmware for BCM43xx from website and install it. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. We recommend you read the associated help page, as some devices may require to be supplied with microcode aka “firmware” before they can be used. Last edited by smoker; at This will tell you what the WiFi environment looks like in your immediate area. Bavarian comes to mind A gun in your hand is worth more than a whole police force on the phone.

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So here is some nuttiness to add to the mix. One company which specializes in free software and sells Open Brroadcom Consulting Domain Registration. With non-free drivers and firmware support is often unavailable or severely constrained.

Broadcom wireless problems

I followed your advice and reinstalled wlam driver. For a guide see multiple in the Amazon reviews. Notify me of new posts via email.

But thanks for your help anyway!!

Prior to that install I would get a wireless light broafcom it would not show my home wireless and only listed a couple in our area. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

GitHub and install it: The Broadcom Wireless Adapter has a driver installed Broadcom Do you have any kind of switch or slider that turns it on and off? Edit Oops they want money, try http: Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

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There seems to be a problem with this dongle’s range. Thanks a million chili!

How to enable broadcom wireless BCM4311 card on Linux Mint 11

You could try getting both and seeing which one works. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: So it was the driver after all! Please login or register.

Next time you purchase a piece of hardware ask yourself if it is free software compatible. Prism3 SSF devices require non-free firmware from userspace.