But for me not work. The first problem was no Wi-Fi. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Originally Posted by Jim44 I don’t know what to do next. The bcmwl-kernel-source package should automatically blacklist the open source drivers so that the STA driver is the only one in use. After multiple attempts with other recommended solutions, yours worked.

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I hope this helps somebody. If you see the message “Module build for the currently running kernel was skipped since the kernel source for this kernel does not seem to corporarion installed” then you are missing the appropriate generic linux-header package s.

I proposed the thread hoping that someone could benefit from my struggles with Broadcom. The following instructions explain how to extract the required firmware.

Page 1 of 2. August 26, at 2: I have a Lenova S10 netbook with a green hardware wifi switch located near the power switch above the keyboard. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Lonux 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.


Anyway, glad it’s fixed. The tip from Ja was great too.

Results 1 – 20 of Using Windows’ binary drivers: Did you have to do anything different than listed on the page here to get the bcm running on your inspiron e? The lihux appears to be installed, and the Additional Drivers window says “installed and working”. Work fine for me.

Thank you for the easy fix.

If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is an older version than that available from Broadcom, minnt contacting them would not apply. Does this problem occur with the latest version of Ubuntu?

Broadcom Corporation BCM March 27, at 6: July 13, at 5: But this time, my connections began to become laggy after a few minutes and so I tried your solution from above.

Also there is utility you run from the console called “mintwifi”.

[SOLVED] unable to get wireless connectio to linux mint

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. Not working in Mint Dell wants to test the Mac before letting me have any drivers?


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How to Fix Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless Driver on Ubuntu and Linux Mint

Read the cookie policy here I agree – continue. Copy the downloaded file to your home folder. This worked great on my Dell E August 21, at Installing Windows drivers with NdisWrapper. I know the little button on the panel is in the right position, since I booted xp and it corpotation working OK.

Went thru this page http: