Rolf, I’ve downloaded the file and made it public by sharing via Copy. It grabs firmware for BCM43xx from website and install it. Tangram, Thanks for the fast reaction!! Download the files from a computer with working network connection. Very new to Linux. I haven’t used Mint ever since so can’t provide any help.

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Mil y Mil Gracias. You solved my problem. Hi, Just like the previous poster, John B.

Thanks for the feedback. I’ve tried multiple times to get WiFi working on this lappy over the past 6 months, this is the first advice that actually worked, thanks! Your instructions got the correct driver down, but access through the start menu lnux I can call it that did the trick.

I’d be prepared to do this via msn The network manager will give you a dialog that will give you a lot of graphical tools for configuration. After hours and hours of searching, this is what worked for me.


How can i activate my wifi? (Broadcom BCM) : Lubuntu

Thank You Very Much for these commands!!! I looked at the copy. But, yeah, just type su and hit enter, give it your password and re-try the command. Did you miss your brkadcom email? Okay, according to this site you need the b43 driver and not the others.

Broadcom card configured for Lubuntu wiki IRC support channel Feel free to ask questions, and we’ll gladly help where we can Stuff we like: Is it possible the Broadcom is not receiving the signals well, like a weak receiver that could be adjusted by a setting?

Post as a guest Name. That’s why also I’d like to install it on linkx old laptop.

en/users/Drivers/b43 – Linux Wireless

Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon bit Network Controller: Either way you can always Google for broadcom-wl I am wondering if I need the drivers and then use this utility to add them. This post is by far the best way to fix it. You Sir are a GodSend Read the reddit FAQ and reddiquette for more answers. Before my wireless would not even turn on.


Not sure, but if broadcoom immediately work, then reboot. I have no idea! Que Maravilla de tutorial, bien explicado, clarito.

I could install the b fwcutter, no problem. It grabs firmware for BCM43xx from website and install it. Though I must say this is quite weird.

b43 and b43legacy

If none of the above point to the problem, post back output of this in a terminal: I am a super Linux novice. Find More Posts by geeeeky. How can i activate my wifi?