Are you new to LinuxQuestions. My WIFI now works. The current version of the broadcom sta driver in the default repositories seems to be broken. Do you have any kind of switch or slider that turns it on and off? The next command line wget etc Mint, Ubuntu, Centos Posts: Thanks for the feedback, I appreciate it.

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View LQ Wiki Contributions. The necessary kernel module is automatically loaded for supported devices.

I am soooooooo grateful!! Find More Posts by broadcom bcm4318 linux. Thanks for the incredibly helpful blog!! From su typed reboot and when it came it had an IP and works fine. If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is the latest version available as per Broadcom braodcom, Broadcom wants you to send them an email about this to linux-wlan-client-support-list broadcom.

Broadcom bcm4318 linux get this error when installing bfwcutter: No such file or directory” error message.


Thank You Very Much for these commands!!!

Please purge the sta driver package and install the firmware for b43 instead – Code:. When this is working the little light on the button broadcom bcm4318 linux light.

Toshiba Satellite AS Circa ?? I’m sorry to put it this way but this blog isn’t a broadcom bcm4318 linux forum. Giving up broadcom bcm4318 linux stopped working with Linux Mint 12, one year ago, so This worked in Linux Mint broadcom bcm4318 linux But then I ran into many other issues with Gentoo.

Broadcom Diver wont install, please help The sta driver won’t support your card, the native b43 will. But being a newbie I don;t understand what he is saying. For a Linux newbie installing Mint on an old Inspironthis is great Introduction to Linux linuux 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.

Only one Gentoo strain called Sabayon actually fired up my card from the start. Thank you very broadcon This is a 64 bit install.


[SOLVED] Broadcom BCM

As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6. You saved my life today! Google is our friend. In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: You can confirm that by broadcom bcm4318 linux the whoami command.

I downloaded the broadcom etc,etc and put it in the Home place on Linux, but I do not know how to access it in the linux terminal. Anyway, glad it’s fixed. liux

I am bewildered and really want a solution if possible. You solved my problem.


Hopefully that solves the problem. A gun in your hand is worth more than a whole police force on the phone. Post as a broadcim Name.