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Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. The full manufacturer and model of your computer as noted on the sticker of the computer itself. The first is the firmware-binstaller package. I also installed the proprietary Broadcom STA wireless driver via the driver manager: You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Make sure you have the linux-headers package that matches your current kernel version, plus the appropriate generic header packages so that they are automatically updated on a kernel upgrade. If so, which one s specifically?

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Install the following packages: Last wirleess by rfernandez; at As this driver is closed source, fixes in the driver itself may only be provided by Broadcom. Please carefully read all instructions on this website. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: Internal cards To identify a card that was installed inside your computer prior to purchase, please open a Terminal and execute: Originally Posted by aoeuis. To find out your current kernel use the command: I install the broqdcom also with the slackbuild and then I use those commands from the “code” you gave me?


If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above. Find More Posts by rfernandez. Please post their response to your report. The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration.

Auto-ethernet though usb 2. The network icon to the right of the keyboard icon on the top-bar is spinning, and disconnects after a while, which leads me to think that it didn’t actually establish connection.

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Page History Login to edit. Funny thing is, installing the open source driver enabled the usb ethernet plug I have which was previously not recognized by Mint.

First unload all conflicting drivers this includes removing the driver you’re trying to install: The b43legacy infrastructure is composed of two parts.

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This is simply broascom script to extract and install the b43legacy driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. Tags for this Thread Well, it was not such a bad thing because it is the reason I have found your blog.


Direct firmware load failed with error -2 b43 ssb0: Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: Under network connections, I didn’t see any auto-wireless or anything similar. Instead, an investigation would need to occur to see if the version available for your release should be updated. Lonux This Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux.

The first is the firmware-binstaller package. I have a Dell Inspiron with a BCM wireless card, and i’ve installed bfwcutter and firmware, but forget this, please guide me to the right way to install it Slackware