BB code is On. A bit of research starting from here showed that I had to start with the following:. The information that was required roberts roberts-Latitude-D Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. 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. Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware:

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To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: External Links Upstream b43 and b43legacy kernel driver http: These instructions are well described in the b43 – Linux Wireless site. I have a Dell Inspiron with a BCM wireless card, and i’ve installed bfwcutter and firmware, but forget this, please guide me to the right way to install it Slackware The first is the firmware-binstaller package.

So I tried removing the black listed module as was suggested in the above post:. Instead, an investigation would need to occur to see if the version available for your release should be updated. If you need to reset your password, click here. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Install the following packages: You are commenting using your Facebook account.


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Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. August 31st, 1. The following instructions explain how to extract the required firmware.

Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release. I did that and lost my direct wired connection. After the reboot I had then had two problems — no Ethernet and no Wi-Fi.

Double click on the package to install or in a Terminal issue the following commands: Auto-ethernet though usb 2. You will also need the bfwcutter package which is usually included on the install media or can be downloaded from the official online repositories.



The fix worked, and I was able to “connect” to my wireless network, however even after “connecting to it” entering wireless password and keyring password I was still unable to access the internet.

Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. I got both the ethernet and wireless working after installing Mint on a usb drive. It appears that activating the Broadcom driver via the driver manager causes the blacklisting to occur.

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Can someone please provide me with a step by step guide or some guidance on how to fix this issue, or give me a link to a place where it’s shown how to fix it. Originally Posted by aoeuis. OK, I’ll do just that. Roberts 53 1 2 6. Find More Posts by rfernandez. I have looked for tutorials but they are mostly too old. Falling back to linxu helper