Sometimes there will be multiple driver packages available; proprietary and open-source. An Internet connection is required. Find More Posts by Jim 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. Though I must say this is quite weird.. I mean this was a problem with Mint 12 which is now quite a few years old, it’s a pity people still are having a problem 4 releases down the road.
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I encountered unanswered questions along this line all over the place in the process of researching, and I’m pointing others to your post!!
WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx – Community Help Wiki
Hi same issue same fix with same fix plus the su and reboot. For a Linux newbie installing Mint on an old Inspironthis is great Identifying Your Broadcom BCM43xx Chipset With this information, you may assess what drivers are supported for your card, and how to switch to a different brroadcom from the instructions below.
Rolf, I’ve downloaded the file and made it public by sharing via Copy.
Disabled in Debian 2. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. Hi, Just like the previous poster, John B. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of wireess Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end broadxom each chapter.
At the moment I am running XP, like it but as we all know we have to upgrade.
Dell Inspiron on Mint 15, I also got the permission denied I did su and repasted it in. Submit a new text post.
Visit the following links: What probably caused my earlier problems was that I was installing using synaptic gui. Very new to Linux. Thank you very much for the info and your help.
bcm43xx – Debian Wiki
Worked on Linux Mint For bfm4318 reason, Lubuntu doesnt activate my wifi. This cracked it for me on an old Acer Whatever fits the task best Posts: Configure your wireless interface as appropriate.
Sign up using Email and Password. But, yeah, just type su and hit enter, give it your password and re-try the command. Which I never use and hardly ever make. Back to top Switching between drivers If you card is supported by more than one driver then use the modprobe command to test the drivers.
Where do you get the energy to tell these ignorant users what to do??. Email Required, but never shown.
God bless you tangram! Supposed duplicate does not answer my question, I tried it and mentioned in my research.
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If so, which one s specifically? By the time I got to the final command, I received “Permission Denied.
Back to top b43 – No Internet access Wirelews 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.
The su command is used to become another user during a login session. Modprobe b43 tossed an unknown option. I did what wireless.
How can I get the file from my Home in Linux with wget?