Find More Posts by jamesowens. 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. Network is down I don’t know what to do next. How do I add Wireless driver for my laptop? How do I get past that?
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What if I have no way of connecting to the internet other-than wireless. The first is the firmware-binstaller package. Thomas Boxley 1, 2 23 Where can I find Linux mint drivers for my Dell Inspiron network card?. After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use.
Broadcom Corporation BCM Hewlett-Packard Company Broadcom This article saved me. Thank you, thank you, thank you!
[SOLVED] unable to get wireless connectio to linux mint
How do we search wireless networks? October 6, at March 2, at 5: I put wlan0 as the wireless device in the preferences config menu.
The corporration is built in. Broadcom Wireless not working Suse All times are GMT This question has been asked before and already has an answer. In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions are as corporatkon July 25, at 5: Another strange thing that happened, as reported by others, was that I found that even though I had the wifi turned on according the “rfkill list” command, I had to shut down the computer, remove the battery, try turning it on without the battery to discharge the capacitors, then reinsert the battery.
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Not much luck in an Internet search, either; they all seem to say the same thing, and I have already done all that.
However, if you press control-z to exit and then finish the rest of the instructions reboot the wifi munt comes on and it works. It will list something like with other stuff: The b43 infrastructure is composed of two parts. Been spending ages looking around for a solution!
I was almost giving up on this after a 3 day search. August 25, at 2: Thank you for the easy fix. If you haven’t it, you must install a synaptic package manager from Ubuntu software center search “bcm” inside synaptic package manager mark for installation “bfwcutter”, “firmware-binstaller” or “firmware-blpphy-installer” if you have a broadcom lpphy driver”firmware-b43legacy-installer” and apply, no restart needed.
April 6, at Instructions to install the package may be found below.