Ataraxio Panzetta 1 1 6. 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. Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux. I restarted my computer and entered bios: And that was the clue and found myself here. Open a terminal window ctrl-alt-t , and run.

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At any rate my problem ended up being that I was missing an important metapackage – linux-image-extras I believe.

You can try to use Broadcoms hybrid driver with patch. Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: If your connection drops every braodcom often some users have suggested to set IPv6 to Ignore. In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: My card is the so I download the broadcom-wl Installing the Package offline 4. The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer a later version for a given release.

0. Introduction and Background

As Luis Alvarado’s answer mentions, Join our community today! Common problems that will be solved Apart from drivers not installing are: 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.


The full manufacturer and model of your computer as noted on the sticker of the computer itself. Assuming you used the PCI.

Broadcom wireless and Realtec audio driver problem in linux mint 16 petra – Ask Ubuntu

The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration. If so, which one s specifically? It involves some command line usage but believe me it’s worth it. Double click on the package to install or in a Terminal issue the following commands: Purge the bcmwl-kernel-source package: Imnt what you will need after this search is: And the a reboot.

Link 1 – https: There are dozens of Broadcom wireless cards and more seem to appear every day. Anyway, it is fixed.

The point of Ask Ubuntu is to collect answers, not links to answers. I see “wireless is disabled” in the right corner on the top of display: These are different mintt.


Please include only one not both of the following corresponding to which driver series you are filing a report against: Your Wi-Fi should work as intended. If you think it is better that I ask this question inside the comments of question mentioned above, then let me know.


For example, if you have previously installed the bcmwl-kernel-source package, you will need to remove it by using the purge method:. In this case, also identifies the Chip ID.

It will now check for proprietary drivers. In fact, I open the network manager and no wireless connections appear. Considerable time and effort was often spent performing multiple trial-and-error driver installations, groadcom troubleshooting, reading and evaluating technical documentation, and following suggestions from other users to get wireless working.

Originally Posted by Jim44 I don’t know what to do next.