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The open-source brcmfmac driver is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community. Configure your wireless interface as appropriate. Last Jump to page: The first is the firmware-b43legacy-installer package. 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.

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And it was loading then when it got to the end the same message popped up. Below is the Network controller details.

en/users/Drivers/b43 – Linux Wireless

Now I have hope again to learn some other stuff about Linux. I’ve just tried to retrieve the file and broadco working perfectly. I looked at the copy. Anyway this fix worked great on my Gateway amd 64 chipset.

Page 1 vroadcom 2. Tried what you suggested, the command returned nothing. Make sure you have the linux-headers package that matches your current kernel version, plus the appropriate generic header packages so that they are automatically updated on a kernel upgrade.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

Using Windows’ binary drivers: Until I stumbled upon Mint 16 and this post God bless you tangram! I know the little button on the panel is in the right position, since I booted xp and it was working OK. Really nice when someone that knows takes a few mins to save the rest of us tons of time.


Now it turn on automatically when the pc boots up with WIFI.

I encountered unanswered questions along this line all over the place in the process of researching, and I’m pointing others to your post!! Best of luck, tangram. The following instructions explain how to extract the required firmware. Disabled in Debian 2. Lubuntu wiki IRC support channel Feel free to ask questions, and we’ll gladly help where we can Stuff we like: Thanks so much for your help Code:. Thanks for the feedback, I appreciate it. I clicked on the connections button on the tool bar, enabled wifi, and behold, liunx blue wifi light on the keyboard began to shine.

HOWTO Get Broadcom Wireless Working with Linux

Tangram, thank you so much for your patience and professionalism. Remember I am still a newbie and extremely stubborn. So, if you have time and if your keyboard isn’t occupied If you’re uncomfortable with this you can always use a graphical file manager and extract the archive with graphical archive manager according to your desktop environment.

All broadckm and advice welcome!

Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line. Did you just install Lubuntu or did the wireless just stop working?



Thanks so much tangram, I am making dinner but I will look at it later tonight. This was really great but I had the same problem with the last command as jagripton: Been around a while in the computer biz, but never really messed with linux.

By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is the latest version available as per Broadcom broadccom, Broadcom wants you to send them an email about this to linux-wlan-client-support-list broadcom.

If not, run the script again and post back the fresh output. I did notice that the list of supported cards in the description in the Additional Drivers window didn’t include the