I did su and repasted it in. I am a super Linux novice. 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. Instructions to install the package may be found below. I will find out. After a HDD failure my wife asked for a Linux distribution!

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It is possible the Ubuntu repositories have the kernel module and you wouldn’t need to use this how-to.

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This is a compaq presario. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Now I have hope again to learn some other stuff about Linux. Que Maravilla de tutorial, bien explicado, clarito.

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I tried 3 days and all the tips and tricks on every site and nothing helped except your solution tip. Nick Nelson 31 2. It seems that b43 from 2 should work bcm43xx entry is blacklisted.

I completed a successful installation of Linux Mint Debian User Forums Skip to content. Wicd says no wireless network found. I am NOT responsible for your computer.


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Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux. Toshiba Satellite AS Circa ?? Your boadcom got the correct driver down, but access through the start menu if I can call it that did the trick.

Please provide the router manufacturer, model, and firmware version.


Using Windows’ binary drivers: Ifconfig saw wlan0 with no ip. This was really great but I had the same problem with the last command as jagripton: Sign up using Facebook. In my office I have wired connection to modem but no apparent wireless.

Introduced in Linux 2. Is iwconfig a right way to test if my wireless is alive? Muchas gracias, me sacaste de un apuro, apenas y por primer vez me dio por instalar LinuxMint en laptop viejito Acer Aspire A y no lograba ni sabia como diablos instalaba el controlador de la red wifi. September nroadcom, 5. This is a 64 bit install.

bdoadcom Internal cards To identify a card that was installed inside your computer prior to purchase, please open a Terminal and execute: Thanks for the feedback, I appreciate it.


Here’s what it said in the wireless-info. On one of my computers, simply installing wicd was enough to wake up the Broadcom chip, but I can’t remember what chipset it was using and can’t access it right now.

If you vebian have a working connection, after installing the package by manually downloading it from packages. Broadcom Diver wont install, please help I forgot to add when i typed in these commands: After enabling the wifi card through the system bios of old compaq laptop f10 keyI followed your instructions –but this time as a “su” from the beginning.

After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use. Originally Posted by frankbell What distro? Double click on the package to install or in a Terminal issue the following commands: September 15th, 2.