Hope it will help someone Selecting previously deselected package git-core. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Posted January 9, Whenever you try a different driver, module, or package, first uninstall the package that you previously installed for the same purpose. March 10th, Also, used these the other day and this made it work sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source sudo modprobe -rv wl sudo modprobe -v brcmsmac Doesn’t work now though.

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Dell wireless (BCM) Ubuntu no wireless icon in unity – Ask Ubuntu

My problem appears to be that in a machine with both a BCM43xx wireless and BCM44xx wired connection, the driver for the wired connection requires the generic ‘ssb’ module, which grabs the resources needed by both, expecting the final drivers to cooperate with it? It’s almost as if they’re deliberately trying to confuse the consumer. By the way i recommend reading the forum for more information on my problem.


Operation not supported ubuntu ubuntu: For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

The dropbox deb package doesnt work and again throws this error when I do modprobe wl that I previously mentioned. Setting up bcmwl-kernel-source 6. Already have an account? If you encounter a problem later on you can start another threat with more specific questions.

Going back to your original question, if you go to the homepage for any Linux distro, you will find a link to the minimum requirements for that distro. But still, it doesn’t work. Thank you for all your responses and help.

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You can read a pdf manual: I suggest you download and burn a few Live CD’s of distros you are interested in and take a look at them. Does it work for you? What is the best version for my system?



Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. I meant this jas. Posted January 9, The specs you listed are nowhere near the specs of the review. Peter Mortensen 1, 2 10 You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. I’m excited about getting started. Any thoughts would be most appreciated. Sign in Already have an account? Otherwise, go with a distro with a lighter desktop.

[SOLVED] Broadcom BCM Can’t see wireless networks

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Dell wireless BCM Ubuntu May be the problem lies somewhere else. This bug seems to be related: Total deltareused delta Receiving objects: