Okay, according to this site you need the b43 driver and not the others. It sounds like when, when I worked support, we would tell the caller, “It was an FM problem,” which loosely translates as “freaking magic. I choose the one I made and it connects. English Edit question Status: I certainly don’t know all the answers–I’m basically an advanced hobbyist–but if I can help someone farther down the road, I’m happy.

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Broadcom wireless problems

Ubuntu gnome-nettool Edit question Assignee: They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged wlxn try out things on your own.

It sounds like when, when I worked support, we would tell the caller, “It was an FM problem,” which loosely translates as “freaking magic. I followed your directions but the wireless does not light wllan and show any wireless in the network icon. Originally Posted by frankbell Sorry for missing the reference in your subject line. May 03, Usually, Linux doesn’t need a reboot for this sort of stuff, but maybe that’s what was needed.


Sorry for missing the reference in your subject line. Thank you all for the feedback and info and Nroadcom will try it again on the system when I get some time.

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Done Package hwinfo is not available, but is referred to by another package. When you click or right-click on the networking icon, is wireless networking enabled? Hewlett-Packard lo no wireless extensions. I did notice that the list of supported cards in the description in the Additional Drivers window didn’t include the Was this review helpful?

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Results 1—1 of 1 1. You shouldn’t have to do anything else as far as I know.

Wicd might be worth a try; I prefer it to gnome-network-manager myself. Find More Posts by Jim I figured let’s take it off and see what happens. Having a problem logging in?


Did you miss your activation email? I know the little button on the panel is in the right position, since I booted xp and it was working OK. Don’t make the same stupid misstake I did AFAIK all laptops have an external hardware wifi switch even though windbloz ignores this switch with linux it matters whether it’s on or off so you may have it setup right but it still will not work until the switch is turned on so check the switch.

Nice and easy Cheers. You are logged in as. Thanks for the info. I saw wlann post on another Linux thread that stated you needed to install the firmware-binstaller so I did that and rebooted.

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