Does this Broadcom thing work, for me? Join our community today! Rolf, I’ve downloaded the file and made it public by sharing via Copy. All went well this time around, except the computer still wouldn’t see the internal wifi card. In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: I am working on it for over a week now I 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.

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See Also Wireless Troubleshooting Guide https: I checked and saw i have to install the driver Broadcom STA wireless driver but every time i do try to install it it says: At the moment I am running XP, like it but as we all know we have to upgrade.


There are several places you can get them, you may already have them. Should be titled “Using ndiswrapper with the bcm Air Force One”. Best of luck, tangram. Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon bit Network Controller: Installing Windows drivers with NdisWrapper. Brilliant, I have been trying to get mint 17 wireless working linu weeks.

Hi Linda, That’s a completely different chipset from a different manufacturer. Find More Posts by Rayman I’ve done nothing else before what you see.

I right clicked on knetworkmanager, enabled wireless, and it picked up all bmc4318 wireless AP’s right away. Thank you, very much!

After a HDD failure my wife asked for a Linux distribution!

Rebooted and nothing happened. Nick Nelson 31 2.

– wireless bcm not working – Ask Ubuntu

You’ve got a starter who ask for learning. Regarding other options, it is above my paygrade to decide if they are invalid and need to be updated, or can stay as is, if approaches suggested by 1 and 3 are correct and may work for someone else.


Sign up using Email and Password. Find More Posts by fingerprint. God bless you tangram! Broadcom Corporation BCM Thanks for the incredibly helpful blog!! As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: All went well this time bcm43118, except the computer still wouldn’t see the internal wifi card.


If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article. From su typed reboot and when it came it had an IP and works fine. Keep up the great work!!

External Links Upstream b43 and b43legacy kernel driver http: Instead, bfwcutter from option 2 after clean reinstall worked for me. Email Required, but never shown.

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I did su and repasted it in. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Disabled in Debian 2.