Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. After tryng the drivers from there, and from other sites suggested in various threads, I still had no luck. Broadcom BCM coldopm what’s the status of this issue? The necessary kernel module is automatically loaded for supported devices. If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using the bfwcutter utility, see http: Other wise you will need to install and configure ndiswrapper which is a program that allows linux to use windows drivers for wireless cards. Here is a link you should look at:

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Find More Posts by Tons of Fun. In my case, the Windows drivers provided by HP were already available in a directory on the Windows partition. Broadcom is notorious for not providing Linux drivers — and for not making it easy for the Linux community to write drivers for their cards.

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The b43, b43legacy, brcmsmac and wl drivers do not support any USB devices. Anyone know otherwise or can help me get my wireless running???


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Results 1 to 8 of 8. Update the list of available packages: Other wise you will need to install and configure ndiswrapper which is a program that allows linux to use windows drivers for wireless cards.

Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux. May 9th, 2.

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The Ubuntu support document available at https: Next, an often-referenced thread at http: Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line. All times are GMT Broadcom BCM Someone cbm4310 help me get my wireless working. In the forums of various Linux distributions, there are similar posts regarding other computers, and other submissions describing the generic steps for using NDIS Wrapper.

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Firmware is not packaged by the Debian Project. Ropy slow wifi in kubuntu feisty 7. Configure your wireless interface as appropriate.

If not already performed, connect the device to your system. This normally happens while you are installing the distribution onto your computer, so that when you setup your wireless security we hope you are using WPA, or at least WEP your wireless card is already there, ready for setup. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. If you need to reset your password, click here.


Thank you Dell, for supporting Linux! 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. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. If ndiswrapper doesn’t work, you could probably invest in a cheap USB wireless adapter that will run natively with Linux.

I am trying to install and configure wireless on my laptop, my laptop has a bcm card in it, i have tried ndiswrapper and managed to install the drivers for it, when i use ndiswrapper -l to list the drivers installed it says: