View LQ Wiki Contributions. The necessary kernel module is automatically loaded for supported devices. If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article. Linked answer contains good explanation of the process, but advice about exact module to use might be incorrect. Also I have one of those little usb router things you plug into the computer and it gives you internet I have been using that but its to slow.

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[SOLVED] Broadcom BCM

Basically what wget does is retrieve the file from the given URL. Having a problem logging in? But that’s another topic which doesn’t belong here. Firmware from userspace is required for device operation. I am working on it for over a week now Limux am retired and I finally found this blog and was very thrilled that when I give in the lspci command my machine HP DV,dvnr comes up with exactly the same parameters as tangram is showing.

Originally Posted by fingerprint. This post is by far the best way to fix it. Thanks Tangram, but I’m not so good with linux, reason why I choosed linux mint, wich install everything by itself.


HOW-TO for the BCM Airforce one card

You solved my problem. Hey, You should read the comments in this post as the question isn’t new By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Newer Post Older Post Home. September 15th, 8. For hcm4318 instructions, please see here. If you are having a WiFi issue, please see below on getting this addressed.

After enabling the wifi card bcm418 the system bios of old compaq laptop f10 keyI followed your instructions –but this time as a “su” from the beginning. Does this Broadcom thing work, for me?

However, now that I have Ubuntu Thanks for the feedback, I appreciate it. No such file or directory” error message.

Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. If you see the message “Module build for the currently running kernel was skipped since the kernel source for this kernel does not seem to be installed” bcm3418 you bcm438 missing the appropriate generic linux-header package s.

Back to top b43 – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access from Ubuntu, then you will have to download the firmware from another computer with Internet access, from an existing OS on another partition, or before you install Ubuntu.


Giving up it stopped working with Linux Mint 12, one year ago, so Especially LuisAlvarado’s answer – it contains table which suggest using linux-firmware-nonfree – I tried and it did not worked possibly because my system was polluted by remnants of previous attempts. Dell Inspiron on Mint 15, I also got the permission denied No space left on device dpkg: If your problem were strictly related to the how-to I might help but it seems unrelated it doesn’t help that you’ve provided no bdm4318 on the lniux except from saying it doesn’t work.

Find More Posts by Saguaro. Oh well, ife is too short to deal linix such crap. The internet would be a place to find, but most likely you have no internet on the computer.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

This absolutely solved my problem! I picked Linux Mint bxm4318 to its multimedia friendliness and restricted firmware support. Do I have to get online to get online?

Where do you get the energy to tell these ignorant users what to do??. The following instructions explain how to extract the required firmware.