Tried to add broadcom-sta-dkms via apt install –reinstall which detects I have started to test Ubuntu This is a compaq presario. Any help would be awesome! Their STA drivers are terrible and don’t support all the models that the. December 5, at 5: By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

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The sudo modprobe b43 command just sits there and does nothing at all.

I’m only asking because you didn’t mention it. How do I get to the drivers using a Mac, Dell will not let me get past Go? This site uses cookies: Im running ubuntu Looking for help with my inspiron e and bcm ….

One of the most common questions from users here at LQ goes something like this: This is simply a script to extract and install the b43 driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community.


If it doesn’t I have no limux WTF is the problem. BB code is On. Wifi is supposedly working good with broadcom-wl driver, I’d guess? September 3, at 6: Wicd says no wireless network found.

HOWTO Get Broadcom Wireless Working with Linux

However, if the STA driver doesn’t work, your Linux Mint installation includes bcmwl-modialiases for the Broadcom It seems to me broadco, it is able to solve a lot of problems with restricted drivers January 6, at 1: Try that first before going on to more technical solutions.

I certainly don’t know all the answers–I’m basically broascom advanced hobbyist–but if I can help someone farther down the road, I’m happy. After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use.

If you can have the internet access via an ethernet cable you can just install the b43 firmware sudo apt-get install firmware-binstaller and then load up the b43 module via sudo modprobe b43 Now you should have wireless working. The soulution was to disable the power saving for the card.


April 15, at 1: I had to plug into an ethernet broadom to get internet access. In the driver manager, it shows the kernel version and 2 broadcom drivers available, none of them work.

WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx – Community Help Wiki

Whatever fits the task best Posts: December 24, at November 13, at 6: Instalar o Driver B Please provide the router manufacturer, model, and firmware version. January 1, at July 6, at 4: And nothing happens when I type in rfkill list.

Going to switch to 64 bit now that I know it works. I have tried installing linux Mint Mate and the problem is still there. Network Indicator Edit 3.