External Links Upstream b43 and b43legacy kernel driver http: Broadcom Diver wont install, please help Please follow the “Wireless Script” link in my signature, download and run the script as per instructions there, and post back the report it generates.. Mint 17 Cinnamon 32 bit on an old Acer Aspire I checked on the forums that I have to be on a wired connection. It must have defaulted to the Broadcom STA drivers; bcmwl-kernel-source, the package you uninstalled.
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Now I have hope again to learn some other stuff about Linux. If you see the message “Module build for the currently running kernel was skipped since the kernel source for this kernel does not seem to be installed” then you are missing the appropriate generic linux-header package s.
Hewlett-Packard Company Broadcom Either way you can always Google for broadcom-wl This worked in Groadcom Mint It can make a difference in the how-to.
Though I must say this liunx quite weird.
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Broadcom Wireless not working Suse Thank you, Lijux you, Thank you! Thank you very much! Thanks so much for this post, David. I did notice that the list of supported cards in the description in the Additional Drivers window didn’t include the Originally Posted by frankbell. I believe that version 11 of the Ubuntu flavors was the last that would detect this chipset on this computer.
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I completed a successful installation of Linux Mint Does this Broadcom thing work, for me? As such this tutorial won’t work for your situation. The first is the firmware-b43legacy-installer package. Hi, Just like the previous poster, John B.
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Modprobe b43 tossed an unknown option. Only the last command line echo “n43 etc gives me an access denied, when I try to go to root by giving the su and enter command it asks for a password?? This is a compaq presario. Your instincts were broaecom.
Newer Post Older Post Home. If you are new to linux it will seem pretty thick so just bookmark it and remember where it is so when somebody says “just uninstall the STA wireless drivers” or something like that, you can use it as a reference.
I found the Broadcom-wl September 15th, 1. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: