If you’re using Kubuntu, then use the network manager KNetworkManager. Custom build i7 quad core. That happens with mine, also. The fix by tangram: Spent 3 weeks trying to get my WIFI to work. Should I try to get something else now that I have a connection, or is what I have going to be sufficient? I was tearing my hair out over this problem!

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Okay, according to this site you need the b43 driver and not the others.

Chances are Ubuntu has already done much of the work you are attempting manually. I had the same problem. Can you guys linix me out? Visit Jerre Cope’s homepage!

Straight from su man page: I am a fresh newbie trying to use Linux Mint16 and running that from a CD. I can now leave the bedroom. Thanks for the incredibly helpful blog!!


BB code is On. Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux. I remembered having removed the CMOS battery previously. Lknux Inspiron on Mint 15, I also got the permission denied I’ve recently tried following these instructions: You want to issue su with no argument so that it changes you to the superuser.


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You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. I’m new to Linux and have been trying to solve this vroadcom for months! For the benefit of Google, I’d like to include this phrase in this comment: Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon bit Network Controller: I get this error when installing bfwcutter: Any time you are having trouble with a piece of hardware in linux you should identify it lspci, lsusb and take to the web.

Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. I was knocking myself in the head trying to get this to work on an old inspiron I had laying around the workshop. Broavcom around a while in the computer biz, but never really messed with linux.

Broadcom wireless problems

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Anyway, see below for what worked for me.

I have no idea! If you’re struggling with this I suggest reading some beginner material on Linux. I’ve already posted on this subject http: Broadcoj connect to the internet via wired connection and run this command: Worked perfectly on 1st computer.


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I have deactivated those entrees days before I found your helpfull hints. I am soooooooo grateful!! I broadcomm saw my wireless button finally light up and it shows wireless in the network properties.

May 03, I’ve tried multiple times to get WiFi working on this lappy over the past 6 months, this is the first advice that actually worked, thanks!

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