The open-source brcmsmac driver for PCIe devices is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community. A bit of research starting from here showed that I had to start with the following:. 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. October 19, at 3: This site uses cookies. The built-in wireless device was based on the BCM chipset. When satisfied, the relevant Broadcom proprietary driver will be acquired, the firmware within will be extracted and installed.

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To unload and blacklist: Firmware from userspace is required for device operation.

I was about to call it quits on that project. November 15, at 6: It worked for me after uninstalling bcmwl driver and installing b43, then rebooting. March 6, at 7: Dell InspironBroadcom bcm wireless adapter, Ubuntu This site mitn cookies.



No such file or directory” error message. Analog 4, Type 2 GRevision 8 b43 ssb0: If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is the latest version available as per BroadcomBroadcom wants you to send them an email about this to linux-wlan-client-support-list broadcom. January 1, at But for me not work. Dell wants to test the Mac before linnux me have any drivers?

November 17, at 5: If you think it is better that I ask this question inside the comments of question mentioned above, then let me know.

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Three days and finally found this and solved my problems immediately. December 20, at 6: Done The following additional packages will be installed: Will now run Ubuntu properly, and Linux Mint from a usb flash drive.


Broadcom B43 WiFi card under Linux (Mint and others) – There’s No Place Like Home

I have installed Linux mint 11 and get problems with enabling wireless using STA driver. December 22, at 5: Rahmat H Slamet says: Double-click to install not tested: The b43legacy infrastructure is composed of two parts.

Worked perfectly for a Dell Inspiron and Lubuntu However, if you press control-z to exit and then finish the rest of the instructions reboot the wifi light comes on and it works. December 8, at 7: