The time now is Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux? If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question. Firmware from userspace is required for device operation. I have several in various states of disrepair, the newest being a Thank you so much for all your help these last few days.

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Looks like the installation of hwinfo did more harm than good! Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.

Removing python- gnome2- extras Following those instructions, I found that I needed to install a package called “linux-firmware-nonfree”, followed by a reboot.

You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. But when I click the “Configure Network” button, I get a message telling me it could not find the network configuration tool.

Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Broadcom Corporation BCM Selecting previously deselected package hwinfo. After unpacking MB will be freed. I didn’t see anything in the other page about the linux-firmware-nonfree package. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. 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.


Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

I’m hoping either the person posting that answer or somebody else here could post their recommendations for the “rev 02” version of this card. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

Please do not shutdown or reboot your pc. Broadcom Corporation BCM I knew I should’ve at least bashed Ubuntu and claimed Vista is superior to it to get some replies out of the folks here. I install and open the Synaptic Package Manager, and then search for what I’m looking for.

USB hub found [ 3. I’d really appreciate some help on how to get the WPA up and running though.

bcm43xx – Debian Wiki

Setting up libhd14 When attempting to connect wirelessly, the ethernet cable is unplugged from the laptop. If after doing that it still doesn’t work, I’d advise you do what I’ve done to install drivers for lesser-recognized wireless devices. Broadcom with kernel driver freezes on DHCP. I ended up using the b43 module. My wlan0 information has disappeared and going back through the instructions from Step 1, I can’t seem to get it back.


Any help would be greatly appreciated. The wgets are HTTP requests from the terminal, so you’ll need either Internet access through wired or then to DL them on another computer and copy the files over. Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers.

Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Your wireless card might be temporarily deactivated by such a killswitch. Selecting previously deselected package libhd This question already has an answer here: Broadcom devices are a bit of a nightmare because Broadcom offers no official Linux support which is why I try to use RaLink devicesand the Windows drivers have to be reverse engineered.