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After all, b43 is pretty close to supporting every chipset with the basic features, and I think that advanced stuff is supposed to be on the way.

Your instructions got the correct driver down, but access through the start menu if I can call it that did the trick. Just had to be “SU” like the last time on Mint Troubleshooting Examine the kernel ring buffer dmesg 1 to verify the linnux firmware files are being loaded by the driver.


I followed your instructions carefully. Instructions to install the package may be found below.


On 2nd computer, I had issues: August 6th, 2. With no problems at all.

en/users/Drivers/b43 – Linux Wireless

Find More Posts by Oper8or. You’ve got a starter who ask for learning. Trust me on this 1. Instructions for installation may be found later in this article.

bcm43xx – Debian Wiki

Figure out what model you are using so you can solve the problem. Only one Gentoo strain called Sabayon actually fired up my card from the start.

Straight bcm43188kfbg su man page: As of Mint There are several places you can get them, you may already have them.

I’d already gone through the NDIS instructions, which didn’t work like they did in Here comes the ultimate solution to deal with this problem Been around a while in the computer biz, but never really messed with linux.

The internet would be a place to find, but most likely you have no internet on the computer. I always have difficulty doing iwconfig to get it all going. I clicked on the connections button on the tool bar, enabled wifi, and behold, the blue wifi light on the keyboard began to shine. Back to top Switching between drivers If you card is supported by more than one driver then use the modprobe command to test the drivers.


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So out of XP and starting Linux again and give in the commands as mentioned at the top. What to download, where, wich dependencies, and I guess that after downloading, there’s a special way to install it. Don’t forget the dependencies.

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If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package: Back to top STA – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access on your computer, you can install the bcmwl-kernel-source package from the restricted folder under. Permission denied Did I do the right thing super newbie? When satisfied, the relevant Broadcom proprietary driver will be acquired, the firmware within will be extracted and installed.

To find out your current kernel use the command: BB code is On. I’ve dabbled some in the file structure of my Android phones, and now I see how similar the basic architecture is with Linux.