Does this problem occur with the latest version of Ubuntu? Disabled in Debian 2. I looked at the copy. I am soooooooo grateful!! I checked on the forums that I have to be on a wired connection. Still if you consider it sensitive, just edit the last part of it obscure it or delete it.

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The fix by tangram: When asked, do NOT download and install the firmware, just select “No”. I have no idea!

However, now that I have Ubuntu By the time I got to the final command, I received “Permission Denied. As a stubborn old fart I choose to go to Linux, looks good to me so far and it will serve my purposes. September 15th, 4.

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Introduced in Linux 2. The nice people who develop and package these things probably forgot something simple which I hope will be fixed soon. Which I never use and hardly ever make. September 15th, 6. Mint 17 Cinnamon 32 bit on nroadcom old Acer Aspire September 15th, 1.


Toshiba Satellite AS Circa ?? I found the Broadcom-wl 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.

[SOLVED] Broadcom BCM

Suggestions and corrections are welcome especially corrections. I believe you have the correct driver for your device.

Thanks so much for this post, 431.

I proposed the thread hoping that someone could benefit from my struggles with Broadcom. In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: I followed your instructions carefully. I put wlan0 broacdom the wireless device in the preferences config menu. Straight from su man page: I merely had to open my eyes and see. Que Maravilla de tutorial, bien explicado, clarito.

When satisfied, the relevant Broadcom proprietary driver will be acquired, the firmware within will be extracted and installed. Linked answer contains good explanation of the process, but advice about exact module to use might be incorrect.


Rebooted and nothing happened. So out of XP and starting Linux again and give in the commands as mentioned at the debuan. I will find out.

God bless you tangram! Took a little bit to get the wireless figured out, and this was definitely a learning experience! I know the little button on the panel is in the right position, since I booted xp and it was working OK. Last edited by Jim44; at The open-source brcmfmac driver is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community.